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Before you travel, get trusted tips, ways to save, and advice on how to plan a safe, healthy, and stress-free family vacation.

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Sitting with a Solider at the Airport, and the Life Lesson I’ll Never Forget

When a young solider sat next to Stacy Clark she never expected it would become such a meaningful… >>

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4 Ingenious Tricks Cities Use to Attract Tourists

From giving away cars to playing up the local accent, cities use these subtle tactics to bring in… >>

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11 Suitcase Packing Mistakes That Could Ruin Your Vacation

A poor packing job (not enough undies, the wrong shoes) can mess up your getaway. Here, personal… >>

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7 of America’s Most Stunning Trails to Hike Right Now

Be warned: These gorgeous photos of our National Scenic Trails may fill you with the irresistible… >>

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20 Secrets Amusement Parks Won’t Tell You About Saving Money and Avoiding Crowds

From how to beat the crowds to the real reasons rides get shut down, former and current amusement… >>

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The Little Life-Changing Habit Every Traveler Should Try On Vacation

Waking up early while you travel allows you to experience a new city in a whole new light. >>

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5 Important Life Lessons Living in Paradise Taught Me

When Amanda Walkins moved to Honduras, she started approaching life in a completely new way. She… >>

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5 Addictive Books to Read on Vacation

Is losing yourself in a good book the ultimate getaway for you? Try these titles. >>

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8 Gadgets that Run on a Cigarette Lighter

Cigarette lighters are still pretty much standard in cars, but how many of us actually use them to… >>

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7 Summer Car Tips Every Driver Should Know

Sweltering temperatures can mean trouble for your ride, but these tricks can help you keep your car… >>

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4 Vacation Travel Trends Worth Trying

Before you plan your next trip, get vacation inspiration from the newest trends in travel. >>

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6 Key Stops for a Quirky Tour of the U.S.A.

Make sure to stop by these hidden treasures on your next road trip. >>

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What You Need to Know About the World’s Most Incredible Waterfalls

Nature provides the views, we provide the details. >>

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6 Outrageous Tree Houses You’ll Want in Your Backyard

Have your head in the clouds? These fantastical structures are just the place to visit. >>

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5 Magical Places You’ll Never Believe Are Real

The wonders of nature never cease to amaze. >>

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These 6 Cheesy Tourist Spots Are Actually Great

It's okay to take an escapist vacation. >>

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How You Pack a Suitcase Can Predict Your Personality

The Holy Roller, the Carry-On Connoisseur: Your packing style says a lot about who you are as a… >>

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Dear Mom, I Want to Travel With You

A daughter writes an open letter asking her mother when they can see the world together. >>

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8 Beautifully Haunting Pictures of Route 66 Ghost Towns

Along the 2,291 mile highway that is Route 66, you'll find territorial-era mining towns, quiet… >>