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Travel Tip: The Best & Worst Beaches in America
Beach Vacations / Travel Tips / USA

Travel Tip: The Best & Worst Beaches in America

Now that we’re officially in beach season, do you know the best—and the worst—beaches to visit this summer? Every year, a coastal scientist named Stephen Leatherman, a.k.a. Dr. Beach, ranks… Read More…

Old Train Tracks Become New Hiking & Biking Trails
CBS News / Hiking & Biking / USA

Old Train Tracks Become New Hiking & Biking Trails

Many of America’s railroads began their decline in the 1960s, leaving behind thousands of miles of abandoned and unused tracks. But thanks to the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, started in 1986, these… Read More…

Logistics Still An Issue for Travel to Cuba
Caribbean / CBS News

Logistics Still An Issue for Travel to Cuba

Ever since President Obama said that he wanted to re-establish diplomatic relations with Cuba in December, more and more Americans have been clamoring to get there. While Cuba has already… Read More…

Red, White, and Green Wine in Eastern Europe
Culinary Travel / Eastern Europe

Red, White, and Green Wine in Eastern Europe

On the hunt for something special to wet your palate?  There are some unique finds, whether you prefer red, white, or even “green” wine in Eastern Europe. Contributing writer Rachel… Read More…

Baseball Spring Training: Arizona’s Fields of Dreams
Professional Sports / Spring / West

Baseball Spring Training: Arizona’s Fields of Dreams

When the spring months arrive, many baseball fans travel to watch their favorite teams train for the upcoming season. Contributing writer David DeVoss recently visited Arizona to see 15 different… Read More…

How to Experience April in Paris Without Leaving the U.S.
CBS News / Spring / USA

How to Experience April in Paris Without Leaving the U.S.

You’ve probably heard the song “April in Paris,” but the good news is that you don’t have to cross an ocean to live the lyrics. There are six places named Paris in the… Read More…

Travel Tip: National Parks You Can Visit This Spring
National Parks / Spring / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: National Parks You Can Visit This Spring

It’s officially spring and for some people, it’s time to start thinking about a national park visit. Here’s what’s happening this season. Yellowstone National Park has closed the roads to… Read More…

Finding Your Own Southeast Asia
Southeast Asia

Finding Your Own Southeast Asia

You don’t have to be an intrepid backpacker or a wealthy beach bum to experience a different, more magical side of Southeast Asia these days. Beyond the temples and beaches,… Read More…

Discovering Banana Wine in Rwanda
Africa / Culinary Travel

Discovering Banana Wine in Rwanda

It’s one thing to crush grapes to make wine. But what about making banana wine? Contributing writer Rachel Weil recently traveled to Rwanda, where bananas are traditionally used to make… Read More…

Travel Tip: Where You Can Be a Park Ranger For a Day
National Parks / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Where You Can Be a Park Ranger For a Day

You’ve heard of bring your kid to work day. When you’re traveling, you can keep that education going by having them join a ranger for the day. Coming up on… Read More…

Long Beach, California: Recommendations From A Local
Beach Vacations / California / Culinary Travel / Pop Culture Travel

Long Beach, California: Recommendations From A Local

Located a little over 20 miles to the south of Los Angeles, the city of Long Beach is often overlooked as a travel destination. Contributing writer and Long Beach native… Read More…