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It’s finally easy to get into Yosemite National Park (No reservations required)

Yosemite National Park's controversial reservation system is no more. Learn about the program and why you no longer need a reservation (at least for now).
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The 20 best stocking stuffers for men in 2022

Here are the best stocking stuffers to add to your cart for that special man in your life this 2022 holiday season!
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The Real ID deadline has been extended (yet again): What travelers need to know

Travelers are getting a reprieve from the Department of Homeland Security. The Real ID deadline has been extended two years.
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This is the amazing off-road travel spot no one even knows about

Wisconsin is known for three things: Cheese, beer, and football. Here's why off-road adventures should to be added to the top of that list.
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This hotel booking site lets you book hotels during the day for… reasons

With HotelsByDay, you can book hotel rooms by the hour to catch up on work, relax, or do whatever else they want to do (wink). Read more about day-use hotels.
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Here are the 10 coolest backpacks to handle your daily commute

The coolest backpacks you can buy right now combine form and function in one distinct package. Here are our favorites at the moment.
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These U.S. cities are the best places for foodies to visit

UNESCO has been honoring great culinary cities since 2004. Here are the two recognized U.S. cities and our picks for a few more that deserve the honor.
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Travel tips and tricks: 5 dumb mistakes I make every time (but you can avoid)

Looking for travel tips to help smooth your journey? Here are a few common mistakes even the most experienced of travelers can make.
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New rewards program turns snowboard purchases into discounted snowboarding trips

Snowboarding and skiing just got a lot better — and less expensive — with evo Membership, a new rewards program that even discounts trips worldwide.
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Frontier is so desperate for pilots it’s taking people with no experience at all

Following a terrible summer for air travel, airlines are getting creative to combat labor shortages. Learn about Frontier Airlines' new pilot training program.
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These American wineries are haunted and downright terrifying

It's no wonder that some wineries are haunted, what with their dusty bottles and dark cellars. But these seven are exceptionally so.
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The real reason air travel is such a nightmare (and how you can save your trip)

By now, you’ve likely seen and heard plenty of horror stories about the sorry state of air travel. What can we do to clean up this mess?
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Reddit says it’s time to cancel Airbnb — and there are some good reasons why

After a viral post about Airbnb, people are sharing their complaints about the platform. Discover the most common reasons travelers are going back to hotels.
The ice room at Bearfoot Bistro.

You need to go to the vodka ice room at this Whistler restaurant this ski season

The Bearfoot Bistro in Whistler offers tasty eats, a luxurious setting, champagne sabering, and an ice room full of vodka.
Diamond head in Honolulu.

The best hotels in Hawaii: Where to book your next stay so you can feel like a local

Hawaii beckons in a number of ways and if you go, you'll want to stay a while. Here are the best hotels to accommodate your getaway in paradise.
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The ultimate travel essentials checklist: Don’t leave home without these items

Enjoy your long-awaited trip with our travel essentials checklist that's designed to help you worry less about packing and enjoy more of your trip.
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Best cheap luggage deals for October 2022

If you're looking for the best luggage to replace your tired checked and carry-on bags, we lined up the best luggage deals available online.
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Best Suitcase Deals: American Tourister, Samsonite From $119

Keeping your stuff safe while traveling is important, but some suitcases can be expensive. That's is why we've collected the best budget suitcases for travel.
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Avoid Amsterdam crowds and visit the Hague instead: How to do it in a weekend

Looking for a more laid-back alternative to Amsterdam? Train an hour south to the Hague where life is beautiful and chill.
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These are the best travel shoes (so you don’t waste any space in your luggage)

Your footwear dictates your comfort on the road & takes up more space than any other article in your luggage. Pack smart with these best travel shoes.
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Checking a bag? This one little hack can save you from a lost luggage nightmare

Travel chaos is all over the news lately, with many travelers experiencing lost luggage. Here's how to use an Airtag to find your wayward bag.
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Vrbo’s top 5 fan caves for college football fans are making us nostalgic

For college football fans who travel in packs, here's Vrbo's list of popular vacation homes that scream school spirit and serve as spirited headquarters.
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Pinterest says these lesser-known vacation spots are the fun, new places to go

Here are the top 10 emerging less-traveled destinations and vacation spots for Gen Z wanderers.
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This tool shows how horrific climate change will be in 2050

More than 107 million Americans could suffer under excessive temps over the next 30 years according to the an 'extreme heat belt' from First Street Foundation.
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These 9 golf courses are Instagram-worthy, and you can play them

New and seasoned golfers can look to this Manual guide for of the most Instagram-worthy golf courses and greens from Hyatt the sport has to offer.
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Will we ever see these long-promised futuristic transportation ideas?

Let’s dive in to check out some of the practical and the cutting edge transports that may be coming soon to a road or a track near you.
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Is the future of American wine… Vermont?

Vermont's winery scene is small but significant in the American wine landscape. Here's why.
A view of Jaffa Port, with the contemporary Tel Aviv (Israel) skyline in the background.

Unexpected Israel Travel Guide: A Tour of “The Holy Land” As You’ve Never Seen It Before

For such a small country, Israel is surprisingly complex. We're here to show you some new sides to this land full of ancient wonders.
A vineyard near a lake in Ontario.

Canadian wine is better than you think: A tasty guide for this little-known gem

Canada has so much in its favor, from scenery to great cities. It also has a wonderful wine scene.
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5 Little-Known National Parks That Are Cooler Than Their Overcrowded Brethren

More obscure national parks are just as majestic, but receive a fraction of the crowds. Try these little-known U.S. national parks in the Great Outdoors.
A breathtaking sunset in Miami South Beach, Florida.

Where Should I Move? 3 States Everyone Loves (And 3 People Can’t Wait to Leave)'s maps sources from U.S. Census Bureau statistics help visualize what U.S. states have people moving there and which ones are losing population.
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It’s Official: These Are the Absolute Best Travel Destinations for Foodies

VacationRenter’s recently released survey unveils some fun facts and an interesting global road map for food travelers and brand new gastronomic adventurers.
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Digital Nomad Destinations From Airbnb and Work From Home Top Choices

Cord cutting is now a global trend. Here are a few of the best destinations for budding digital nomads, whether for a week, weekend, or an extended adventure.
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San Francisco Travel Guide: Where to Stay, What to Eat, and More

San Francisco has plenty of vibrant hotels, delicious cuisines, and breathtaking sights. Here are the best places to stay in, eat at, and more in San Fran
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Best Road Trip Tips for Trekking Through Mexico

Mexico is an amazing country, but there are a few things you should know if you want to drive through it. Here are some tips on road tripping through Mexico.
A view of Camelback Mountain at sunrise from the Omni Scottsdale Resort and Spa at Montelucia

A Very Scottsdale Summer: Why Visit ‘The West’s Most Western Town’ Now?

Though this Arizona town has so much to see and do, is Scottsdale cool enough for a sunny summer visit?
A view of the fountains and Paris Las Vegas' Eiffel Tower replica at Bellagio Las Vegas on the Las Vegas Strip.

Las Vegas Travel Guide: Where to Stay, What to Eat, and More

Las Vegas shut down during COVID-19 and left the Strip empty. Now it's back open and a good time for tourists to discover the real Las Vegas.
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Origin Recommends Alternatives to Overbooked Destinations

Travel is a mess right now. The travel curators at the Origin app compiled a list of the five countries for phenomenal holidays that aren't totally overbooked.
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Qatar Tourism Developments Prior to FIFA World Cup 2022 Kickoff

Before the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 kicks off in November, an assortment of exceptional new tourism developments will open across the host country.
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Can Private Air Travel Meet Soaring Demand?

With commercial flights limited during the pandemic and now in utter chaos, demand for private air travel has soared. Can private air travel supply keep up?
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9 Fun Floating Hotels Perfect for a Weekend Getaway

Floating hotels offer one of the coolest traveling experiences around. Here are 9 of the best.
A view of Lake Tahoe from Emerald Bay (California) State Park

The Best Places to Explore the Great Outdoors of Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe has plenty of hidden gems and highly treasured outdoor attractions that make this lake an ideal year-round destination for nature lovers.
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Michelin Star-Based Travel for Adventurous Foodies

Let your stomach take the lead as you travel to these Michelin Star-centric destinations.
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Products and Services You Can Only Find Outside the U.S.

From bidets to body sprays, these are some of the best products and services that you’ll find outside of the U.S.
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Best Prime Day Luggage Deals 2022: Sales You Can Shop Today

The best Prime Day luggage deals will have you packed up and ready to hit the road in style this year. Shop accordingly.
A room at Xanterra's new Maswick Lodge South in Grand Canyon National Park

First New Hotel Inside Grand Canyon Park in 50 Years Opens

For the first time in 50 years, travelers to the Grand Canyon have a new option for in-park stays: the Maswik South Lodge from the Xanterra Travel Collection.
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Wine and Fish Fly Free With Aha! to These Niche Destinations

Let’s face it: Travel is a beast right now. If you can bear it, though, you can score some big game that has emerged in this midst of an industry in chaos.
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Here Are the Best All-American Destinations to Visit for Your Fourth of July Holiday

With the Fourth of July rapidly approaching, we're taking a tour of America's best spots to enjoy the nation's summer holiday.
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Here’s Where to Find Best Art Hotels in the United States

Come with The Manual from New York’s Barclay, to Cincinnati and Nashville, across the Rockies, and into Los Angeles to find the country’s best art hotels.
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An Invite to Some of the World’s Best Art Hotels

The Manual invites you on a journey across the world to visit some of the best visual culture right inside your accommodations.