Travel & Vacations

Beat the Heat, Vintage-style
Beat the Heat, Vintage-style

Not to state the obvious, but it has been a hot summer. In fact, weather experts at the National… >>

13+ Things Your Flight Attendant Won't Tell You
13+ Things Your Flight Attendant Won’t Tell You

These secrets about air travel will make flying a happier, safer experience for all. >>

Need To Chill?
Need To Chill?

This won't help you with the Fahrenheit, but if you're like me and you get strung out about… >>

Hey, Mr. President: Have I Got a Burger For You
Hey, Mr. President: Have I Got a Burger For You

Now, there's no beef here, Mr. President, because clearly you know your way around a patty (ahem… >>

Waste in the Water: How to Find a Clean Beach
Waste in the Water: How to Find a Clean Beach

Every year, my whole family heads to Cape May, NJ for the first week of August, where we splash… >>

The 5 Best Roads in America
The 5 Best Roads in America

Safe, scenic, sensible. We asked experts to nominate their favorite stretches of road in some of… >>

10 New Ideas for Better Roads
10 New Ideas for Better Roads

Hari Kalla, a professional engineer at the Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway… >>

The 7 Worst Roads in America
The 7 Worst Roads in America

Dreaded, dreadful, deadly. Which states and roads do truck drivers, traffic reporters, and other… >>

Look Twice: 10 Funny Hotel Photos
Look Twice: 10 Funny Hotel Photos

Fancy camera tricks—busted! If you've ever been disappointed entering a not-so-majestic hotel… >>

10 Ways Hotels Use Promo Photos to Fake You Out
10 Ways Hotels Use Promo Photos to Fake You Out

It's amazing what a little cropping, staging, and retouching can do to make these hotel photos look… >>

25+ American Tourist Restaurants that Locals Swear By
25+ American Tourist Restaurants that Locals Swear By

These restaurants may be listed in every guidebook, but they evoke fierce hometown pride from those… >>

Easy-to-Make Recipes While Cooking on Vacation
Easy-to-Make Recipes While Cooking on Vacation

These fast, tasty ideas will help you save time and money when making meals away from home. >>

8 Ways to Rack Up Air Travel Miles
8 Ways to Rack Up Air Travel Miles

Visit your airline's website to convert everyday purchases and online shopping into flight miles… >>

Wanted: Chance to Go Ape
Wanted: Chance to Go Ape

For a city girl whose idea of a hardcore outdoor trip is navigating a steep lawn without… >>

American Quiz: Highest, Lowest, Oldest, and Largest
American Quiz: Highest, Lowest, Oldest, and Largest

Life, liberty, and the pursuit of trivia: Test yourself as we spotlight nine notable locations… >>

Unforgettable Car Stories: Staff Picks
Unforgettable Car Stories: Staff Picks

Our editors reflect on the rides that meant the most to them, from their first set of wheels in… >>

10 Wild Parties Around the World
10 Wild Parties Around the World

The biggest party on the planet is waiting for you: You're invited to join in a city-wide food… >>

4 Ways to Add British
4 Ways to Add British “Flavour” to Your Olympics Viewing

Just in time for the Summer Games: Here's a primer of quirky, iconic British snacks. >>

World's Most Outrageous Luxury Hotels and Resorts
World’s Most Outrageous Luxury Hotels and Resorts

Be our guest: It's all five-star service in this decadent countdown of the world's most expensive… >>

Summer Safety Alert: Have You Heard of Delayed Drowning?
Summer Safety Alert: Have You Heard of Delayed Drowning?

I hadn’t—until I saw this scary report from ABC News about a 60-year-old man from Yonkers, New… >>