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First-Ever, Statewide Waterfall Trail in the U.S. Opens Just in Time for Summer

Adventure

Kick off summer on a quest. For the very first time, a statewide trail helps active travelers get off the beaten path, connecting them to over two dozen waterfalls across...

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Doing the Holidays Disney Style in Orlando and Anaheim in 2022

Local Events

The gift of travel can create precious memories of one of the best holidays ever, and Disney theme parks on both sides of the country have been arrayed in their...

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Travel Black Friday Deals are Back!

Awesome Travel Stuff

Travel is back! And after a couple of quiet years, so, at last, are Black Friday travel deals. If you have any thoughts of traveling in the next year or...

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3 Unique Ways to Get Active Outdoors in French St. Martin

Outdoor Activities St Martin

The twin-nation island of St. Martin is one of the Caribbean's most popular destinations. It's the smallest place in the world divided between two countries: the south end is Dutch...

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On One of the Most Scenic Railways in the World, Switzerland Breaks Record for Longest Train

Transportation Switzerland

It's official! On October 29th, 2022, Switzerland's Rhaetian Railway (RhB) operated the longest narrow gauge passenger train in the world. And they did it in spectacular style, over the UNESCO...

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Trick or... Travel: Top Hallowe'en-Inspired Trips

Culture & History

Supernatural and macabre films, TV series, and novels feed our gathered-round-the-fire love of a scary story. But there’s nothing like the real-life thrill of visiting in person places around the...

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Get a Glimpse of Real New Zealand in the Fantasy World of the New Lord of the Rings Series

Sightseeing New Zealand

Fantasy fans are heading back to Middle-earth with the release of the highly-anticipated TV series ‘The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power.’ Which means New Zealand’s real-life fantastical...

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7 Festivals and Events that Make Hawaii Irresistible This Fall

Local Events

You may think of Hawaii as a Pacific paradise. But there’s so much more than mind-boggling sunsets over endless beaches, tropical breezes and scents, hula and ukeleles, surfing and luaus, poke...

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Castles and Coastlines, The Berlin Wall and 'Baths:' Four Incredible Cycling Routes in Germany

Outdoor Activities Germany

Health- and eco-conscious, Germans have embraced bicycles for getting around urban centers every day, and on leisure time in the countryside. Visitors can take a cue from the locals and...

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New Rules for Tourists in these European Destinations

Sea & Sand

Blame it on irresponsible influencers or out-of-control bachelor/ette parties. But some of Europe’s most beloved destinations are cracking down on masses of visitors whose actions are changing the local atmosphere...

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Epic New Routes Add 650 Miles for Cyclists to Explore the USA

Adventure

New bicycle routes across the U.S. have added 650 miles of possibilities for people who love to see the world on two wheels. The Adventure Cycling Association, the largest cycling...

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World First: Lie-Flat Sleeping Pods in Economy Class

Transportation New Zealand

The farther you have to travel, the more important comfort is on the way there. So it’s no surprise that the national airline of one of the most remote destinations in...

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New Ways to Celebrate the Start of Summer at the "World's Most Photogenic Beach"

Sea & Sand North Miami Beach, Florida

A recent survey of the most popular hashtags in travel photo posts in social media wasn’t a scientific study. But it did generate a clear winner of the title “World’s...

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10 Reasons Why Guided Tours are a Top New Family Travel Trend

Escorted or Guided Tour

Even if you’ve never considered taking an escorted or guided tour before, this might be the best time to see why more and more people – and even families –...

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10 Amazing New Museums to Visit in the U.S. in 2022

Culture & History

From cultural giants like George Lucas and Bob Dylan, to New York’s Broadway or America's mountain peaks, to milestones in Latino and African American heritage – not to mention spellbinding...

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Take a Walk on New Zealand's Wild Side on a Multi-Day 'Great Walk'

Adventure New Zealand

New Zealand is opening again to international visitors at the beginning of May, 2022, and for outdoor travel lovers, it couldn't come at a better time. 2022 marks the 30th...

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You’ll Love This New Generation of Private Island Resorts

Sea & Sand

There’s a new generation of private islands. One that creates an environment for guests to vacation their way to becoming their best selves. Scratch any impressions you have of private islands...

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The Very First National Park Turns 150

Outdoor Activities

 It’s not just the first national park in the U.S. It’s the first national park in the world. In March, 1872, American president Ulysses S. Grant signed into law the...

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This Cruise Line and Formula 1 are Delivering Port-side Excitement During Grand Prix Races

Sports

If you like cruising with a side of glamour and adrenaline, a new partnership between the fastest-growing cruise line and the fastest cars on the planet may be your ultimate...

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This Resort Has Built an Observatory to Tour Hawaii's Ancestral Night Skies

Outdoor Activities Hawaii

Ancient Hawaiian culture meets the astro-tourism trend in this new experience in Lana’i. If you are one of the many people who’ve found a new fascination with the night skies, the...

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PaRx: Canadians Can Get Prescriptions to Visit National Parks

Outdoor Activities Canada, Canada

How good is active outdoor travel for your health and wellbeing? It’s so essential that doctors in Canada can now prescribe a ‘dose’ of nature to their patients.“PaRx” is Canada’s...

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Another Record Broken: Biggest Ship at Sea

River or Ocean Cruises

If you’re a mega-ship fan, you have another entry to add to your cruise travel bucket list. The largest ship at sea has just launched in a feat of engineering,...

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Check Out These Resort Openings - You Can Still Plan a Tropical Escape this Winter

Sea & Sand Caribbean

Wave goodbye to the winter blues on your way to one of these newly-opened resorts, from adults-only escapes to family-friendly and multi-generational beach vacations. This may be the year to...

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Travel During Year of the Tiger: Where to See Tigers in the Wild

Outdoor Activities

Welcome to the Year of the Tiger! Once every dozen years, the Lunar New Year celebrates the largest of all cats, one that Asian astrologers describe as uplifting, brave, and independent....

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