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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.

6 Ways to Avoid Excess Travel Fees
6 Ways to Avoid Excess Travel Fees

Find out what you should and shouldn't be paying for when you travel. >>

America's Best Roads: 4 Honorable Mentions
America’s Best Roads: 4 Honorable Mentions

We asked experts to nominate their favorite stretches of road in some of our top-ranked states… >>

15 More Bad Roads
15 More Bad Roads

Which states and roads do truck drivers, traffic reporters, and other experts complain about? Here… >>

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8 Tips to Survive Your Drive

Do you know what to do in a dangerous driving situation? >>

10 Ways to Pack Lighter When You Travel
10 Ways to Pack Lighter When You Travel

Tighter security and hefty baggage fees at the airport mean travelers are packing lighter. Here's… >>

5 of the Country's Best Holiday Light Displays
5 of the Country’s Best Holiday Light Displays

christmas, light displays, christmas light displays, christmas decorating, >>

Emergency Landing:
Emergency Landing: “I Need Help Up Here”

When catastrophe strikes on a private plane, a passenger places a desperate call to air traffic… >>

Top 10 Football Stadiums
Top 10 Football Stadiums

High school, college and professional football players are already enduring grueling twice a day… >>

Ken Burns: Our Great National Parks
Ken Burns: Our Great National Parks

From Yellowstone to Yosemite, Zion to Shenandoah, our national parks were founded on one principle:… >>

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40 Affordable Destinations for a Family Vacation

With one eye on a good time and the other on a good bargain, travel experts pick 40 places that… >>

9 Ways to Get Your Vacation for Less
9 Ways to Get Your Vacation for Less

Follow these tips to get the best travel values. >>

How Soon Should You Fly After Surgery?
How Soon Should You Fly After Surgery?

New research reveals vein thrombosis can plague travelers who have recently undergone surgery… >>

Heroes: Roadside Inferno
Heroes: Roadside Inferno

The big rig was about to explode and the driver's legs were engulfed in flames. The Coopers came to… >>

9 Ways to Get Your Vacation for Less
9 Ways to Get Your Vacation for Less

Follow these tips to get the best travel values. >>

Drama: Lost at Sea
Drama: Lost at Sea

The sailboat is gone. The night is dark. And there are four life jackets for five men. >>

White Mountain Wonderland: New Hampshire Road Trip
White Mountain Wonderland: New Hampshire Road Trip

“The woods are lovely, dark, and deep,” wrote Robert Frost, moved by the icy beauty of the… >>

Drive Along Cape Cod's Sandy Shores
Drive Along Cape Cod’s Sandy Shores

Sand dunes and seashores, sunsets and windmills, colorful lighthouses and gray-shingled… >>

West Virgina Road Trip: Potomac Highlands
West Virgina Road Trip: Potomac Highlands

If West Virginia is, as its residents rhapsodize, “almost heaven,” then the hills and hollows… >>

Experience Utah and Wyoming on the Flaming Gorge Getaway
Experience Utah and Wyoming on the Flaming Gorge Getaway

Crossing the frontier that separates northeastern Utah and southern Wyoming, this drive never veers… >>

Main Road Trip: Mt. Desert Island
Main Road Trip: Mt. Desert Island

The mosaic of Mt. Desert Island is crafted from the choicest of ingredients—sea-sprayed cliffs… >>