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Peter Greenberg’s Hot Destinations for 2016
Africa / Canada / Caribbean / CBS News / Polar Regions / South America / USA

Peter Greenberg’s Hot Destinations for 2016

If you’re looking for the hot new spots for the new year, Peter Greenberg has compiled his hot destinations for 2016: they are accessible; thanks to a strengthening U.S. Dollar,… Read More…

Image Source: Natural History Museum of Los Angeles
Family/Kids Travel / Museums / USA

The Good Dinosaur Travels: Where to Dig a Little Deeper Into Discovery

If you’ve got children, chances are reasonably good you’ve got a few dinosaur fans. That’s been helped in no small part by movies such as Jurassic World, Jurassic Park, and… Read More…

Ghost Tours at Haunted Places Around the Country
Halloween / USA

Ghost Tours at Haunted Places Around the Country

Have you ever watched a ghost hunting show and wished you could try it for yourself? Many destinations around the U.S. have a unique history, and with that often comes… Read More…

Luxe Lavs: Farm Stays That Let You Get Back to Nature in Style
Australia & New Zealand / Luxe Lavs / USA

Luxe Lavs: Farm Stays That Let You Get Back to Nature in Style

Are you getting into the fall spirit? This month, Luxe Lavs contributors Angela Fairhurst and Natalie Compagno went in search of changing leaves, pumpkins and harvest fare, and of course, really great bathroom… Read More…

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Adventure Travel & Sports / California / Culinary Travel

Discovering Food & Wine in San Luis Obispo County

Ask most travelers to name the destinations on their California bucket list, and San Francisco, Napa Valley, and Los Angeles will likely rank pretty high. But one destination that should… Read More…

Image Credit: Mike Morbeck
Professional Sports / Travel Tips / USA

Travel Tip: Which U.S. Cities Have the Most Sports Fans?

With a full fall sports season approaching, it’s always a fun idea to do a road trip to a sporting event. But which are the best and worst cities in… Read More…

Travel Tip: Rebuilding Continues 10 Years After Hurricane Katrina
South / Travel Tips / Voluntourism

Travel Tip: Rebuilding Continues 10 Years After Hurricane Katrina

Hard to imagine, but it’s been 10 years since the devastation of Hurricane Katrina. Incredibly, there’s still a lot of work to be done. VISIONS Service Adventures, which runs community… Read More…

5 Family-Friendly Train Rides Across the U.S.
Trains / USA / Window Seat or Aisle Seat

5 Family-Friendly Train Rides Across the U.S.

Today, most people who travel by train do so because it simply gets them from point A to point B. But there are still a number of train operations throughout… Read More…

After Oil Spill, Are Santa Barbara’s Beaches Safe This Summer?
Beach Vacations / California / Family/Kids Travel / Summer

After Oil Spill, Are Santa Barbara’s Beaches Safe This Summer?

Santa Barbara is located just 95 miles north of Los Angeles (and a three-hour drive from LAX). On May 19, a land-based oil pipeline ruptured near Refugio State Beach, which… Read More…

Off The Brochure Travel Guide: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Caribbean / Hiking & Biking / Off The Brochure / USA

Off The Brochure Travel Guide: San Juan, Puerto Rico

Five million or so tourists pass through San Juan, Puerto Rico every year, but relatively few bother to stay and look around. Lynn Langway shows them what they’re missing in this… Read More…

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…