Travel - Vacations

At Reader’s Digest, we know you have so many places to go and even more people to see. No matter where you’re heading, we’ve got all you need to know, bring, and plan for before you leave on your next worldwind vacation.

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9 Things You May Not See in Theme Parks Anymore

Theme parks are open again, but you'll definitely notice some differences if you visit one right now.

13 Things You Won’t Be Able to Do on Cruises Anymore

As cruises do their utmost to avoid a repeat of early 2020, the world of cruising will look quite a...


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Things Disney Employees Aren’t Allowed to Do Anymore

Walt Disney World has reopened, but ongoing coronavirus precautions means things aren't the same as they used to be for...


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Why I Signed Up for Family Camp During the Pandemic

How one writer and her family experienced a life-changing escape from coronavirus reality at summer camp.


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The Most Scenic Campsite in Every State

Here's how you can get away, marvel at the wonder of nature, sleep under the stars, and keep your distance...

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12 Ways Hotels Are Changing Forever

Your next vacation or business trip will look and feel a little different in the wake of COVID-19—skip the surprises...


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Things I Wish I’d Known Before Taking a Road Trip During a Pandemic

Here's what happened when my family of four hit the road on a nine-hour drive.

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6 Ways Rental Car Companies Have Changed Forever

The industry is prioritizing safety in a whole new way during the pandemic, so you can hit the open road...


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The Best U.S. Hotels and Resorts for Social Distancing

The ideal way to vacation and social distance at the same time this summer? Book a hotel that offers private...


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12 Unexpected Things to Pack for Your Vacation During a Pandemic

If you're traveling this summer, you'll need more than just sunscreen and bug spray in your suitcase to avoid bringing...


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14 Coronavirus Mistakes You’ll Probably Make This Summer

Here's your guide to enjoying the warm weather and time outdoors—safely—this summer.

14 Ways Cruises Could Change Forever After Coronavirus

Bye-bye, buffets? From the end of a beloved tradition to the beginning of stricter safety measures, here’s what you might...


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10 Things You’ll Need in Your Car from Now On

Make no mistake about it: We're still in the middle of a pandemic. To stay safe, take the proper precautions,...


Why I Won’t Stop Taking Cruises—Even After Coronavirus

A frequent cruiser shares her thoughts on cruising past the pandemic.


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How 8 Travelers Are Recreating the Spring Break They Were Supposed to Have

Many folks have figured out creative ways to create beautiful experiences at home.


14 Islands in the Bahamas You Can Still Visit

Hurricane Dorian delivered a frightening Category 5 blow to the Bahamas' outer islands of Grand Bahama and Abacos the beginning...

10 Islands You Can Still Visit in Hurricane Season

Although no Caribbean destination is completely hurricane-proof, these gorgeous islands come closest to being year-round tropical paradises.


The Most Popular Destination This Summer May Surprise You

New research shows that Americans are searching for flights to one sunny destination in droves this summer say the experts...