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I’ve Worked on Cruise Ships for 10 Years—These Are 18 Mistakes Every Traveler Should Avoid

These insider cruise tips just might be the difference between disaster and the trip of a lifetime

A New Universal Theme Park Is Coming to Texas—Here’s What We Know

Get ready for "a one-of-a-kind theme park" coming to this Northern Texas city.


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The 22 Most Romantic Getaways for a Love-Filled Vacation

Get ready to fall in love all over again! These romantic getaways will sweep you off your feet—and remind you...


20 Best Places to Travel in 2023

We're calling it: 2023 is the year travel returns in a big way, and we've found all the best places...


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This Is What Those Big White Balls on Top of Cruise Ships Are

What are the big balls on cruise ships? It's time to dock into the port of information and add some...

11 Best Cruise Lines You’ll Want to Book Right Now

It will be smooth sailing when you hit the high seas on one of these top cruise lines


Your Guide to an Alaskan Road Trip: Anchorage to Fairbanks

There's so much to see, including the iconic Seward Highway and Denali National Park, and this route between two major...

This Is the Best New Cruise Ship of 2022

Cruise Critic has just released its annual Editor's Picks for 2022


The Grand Canyon’s Indian Garden Is Getting an Important Name Change

A rededication ceremony is in the works for early 2023!


There’s a Massive Tunnel Underneath Niagara Falls That’s Now Open to Tourists

Thanks to the reveal of the Niagara Falls tunnel, there's a new way to soak in views of the beloved...


Looking for the Perfect Weekend Getaway? It’s Within Three Hours of Your Home.

Save money on your next weekend vacay with these tools and tips.

Everything You Need to Know About the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree

Get ready to rock around this year's enormous Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree.


13 Spooktacular Things to Do in Salem, Massachusetts, for Halloween

The magic of the season is on full display in Salem, MA, on Halloween. Here's what to do in the...


The 14 Most Underrated U.S. Travel Destinations to Visit Now

Looking for the perfect getaway? Skip the crowded, overpriced hot spots, and head to one of these under-the-radar gems instead.


12 Best Adult-Only Cruises for a Kid-Free Vacation

These adult-only cruises are the perfect marriage of grown-up luxury and child-free fun


This Island Was Just Named Fall’s Top Trending Destination in the World

Looking for the perfect tropical getaway? This Caribbean hot spot is the place you'll want to be.

10 Best Couples Cruises for a Romantic Vacation at Sea

It's impossible not to fall in love with these cruises that cater to couples


10 Best Finger Lakes Wineries Every Vino Enthusiast Should Visit

It's always wine o' clock at these top-notch Finger Lakes wineries!


Have Cruises Recovered from the Pandemic?

Cruising is back, and the high seas will be busier than ever with recent changes to cruise ship COVID-19 protocols


40 Gifts for Campers That Are Perfect for Outdoor Enthusiasts

It's time to hit the trail! From waterproof gear to portable grills and do-it-all gadgets, these gifts for campers are...


75 Vacation Instagram Captions for Your Next Getaway

High tides, good vibes, and vacation Instagram captions that will be the cherry on top of your travel posts.


15 Midwest Vacation Spots to Visit at Least Once

Whether you're taking a road trip across the region or flying into one of the major cities for the weekend,...


25 Last-Minute Memorial Day Getaways You Won’t Want to Miss

From patriotic parades to sunny beach destinations, don't miss these great vacation getaways for Memorial Day weekend around the United...


Disney Opened a New Star Wars Hotel—Here Are All the Details Fans Should Know

You might want to buckle up, because Disney World's brand-new Star Wars hotel is truly a wild ride!


17 Spring Break Destinations You Haven’t Thought of Yet

Explore these under-the-radar destinations for all the fun of spring break without the seasonal markups or hordes of partyers.

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21 Spring Break Road Trips That Are Scenic from Start to Finish

For a vacation that's close to home, hop in your car and embark on one of these spectacular spring break...


26 Affordable Spring Break Vacations There’s Still Time to Plan

From breathtaking Europe to the sunny Caribbean, these can't-miss locales won't break the bank for your spring break.


20 Best Adults-Only All-Inclusive Resorts in the World

From cocktails to dance clubs, comfy rooms to gourmet cuisine, these adults-only all-inclusive resorts include everything you need for a...


12 Under-the-Radar Gems Only Found in the Caribbean

The Caribbean is beloved for its beautiful beaches, sand, surf, and sunshine, but that's just part of its glory. Here,...


The 20 Best All-Inclusive Resorts for Families

Take your family on a vacation they'll never forget at one of these all-inclusive resorts...without wiping out your savings.


21 Gorgeous Beaches with the Clearest Water in the World

You don't need a crystal ball to tell you where your next vacation will be when you have these clear...