The grand Angell Hall at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.

How To Plan a College Tour Vacation

It's the ultimate road trip—and for some families it may be the last road trip you take together. But planning a successful college visiting vacation isn't all that easy, especially considering that many colleges don't give weekend tours. Here's some hard-won wisdom from Pauline Frommer, who just finished looking at colleges with her older daughter.
The skyline of San Diego at twilight.

Experiencing the Very Best of San Diego

Are there many other American cities as fun to visit as San Diego? We don't think so. With its beachy setting, its powerful history, and its thriving arts and culinary scene, San Diego offers some potent lures to the vacationer.
Smorgasburg in Brooklyn, NY

10 of America's Best Summer Food Festivals

There's no better way to spend the longer sunshine-filled days than visiting one of the United States' many summer food festivals.
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What to see in San Antonio, Texas, if you have 3 days or less

What to Do in San Antonio If You Don't Have Much Time

San Antonio is one of the most fascinating cities in the United States, with a quaint Old World sensibility that’s vaguely Spanish, decidedly Mexican, and truly Texan. Here's what you must see—and what you should eat—on a visit.
A lake view from Sleeping Bear Dunes National Seashore

14 Reasons Why You Should Visit Northern Michigan

What can you see and do in the Traverse City, Michigan area? Probably a lot more than you think.
Riviera Palm Springs

Frank Sinatra's Palm Springs: A Tour of His Hangouts

He sang about Chicago and New York, but Frank Sinatra, who would have turned 100 in 2015, usually did it his way at his California home, Palm Springs. You can still visit the places Ol' Blue Eyes ate, drank, and slept—and pay respects at his gravesite.

Want to Save a Ton of Money on Your Next Car Rental? We'll Show You How

By David Landsel

Where are travelers most frequently being taken for a ride? The airport. But you can save money on rental cars with one simple trick—and we have the numbers to prove it.

Holiday Road Trips 101: Staying Safe on Highways and Byways

By Pauline Frommer

Driving to see relatives for the holidays? We've gathered tips from top experts to make the trip more enjoyable....and less hazardous.

How to Complain to Cruise America

By Margaret Daly

Was your RV Rental with Cruise America not up to par? Find out how to send it your complaint.

How to Complain to Hertz Rent-A-Car

By Margaret Daly

For instructions on how to send feedback to the well-known Hertz Rent-A-Car, read below.

After the Amtrak Accident: Why Did It Happen, and What Can We Do Going Forward?

By Ross Walker

Arthur and Pauline Frommer sit down with Jim Matthews, President and CEO of the National Railroad Passengers Association, to discuss the Amtrak accident in Philadelphia.

Gas, Food, Lodging, Payola: Why You Can't Trust Those Highway Signs

By Jason Cochran

Signs along the Interstate tell you which restaurants and hotels are nearby—but how did those signs get there?

Get Your Kicks on Route 66

By Roxie Pell

Travel Expert Jim Hinckley on Route 66 and the Great American Road Trip Today

8 Day Trip Destinations Near San Francisco

By Avital Binshtock

From bustling urban centers to pristine natural settings, Northern California can please even the pickiest of travelers. Here are eight day trips within a two-hour drive from San Francisco.

Motoring Minus Meltdowns: Tips for Toddler Road Trips

By Suzanne Rowan Kelleher

Take some tried-and-tested advice from experts and readers for how to make the most of your family's time on the open road.

Highway 1: The Route to the Best of Maine

By Charis Atlas Heelan

Historic cities, landmark lighthouses, quintessential lobster shacks, and antique emporiums, make for an idyllic New England journey.