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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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Recap of the Year’s Best Sports Events (2021)

David Todva lists the current and upcoming sporting tournaments around the world to look forward to during the second half of 2021.

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10 Things to Know About a National Park Pass

America the beautiful can also be America the affordable with a National Park Pass—the secret to scenic savings.


Can You Guess the Country from Its Famous Landmark?

Test your smarts with this landmarks quiz.


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The 15 Best National Park Road Trips to Take All Year Long

Looking for the perfect getaway? Forget the plane tickets, and rev up the car! America’s many wonders are just a...


13 Camping Mistakes Most First-Timers Make

Wait! Before you embark on an adventure in the great outdoors, follow this expert advice to avoid the newbie camping...

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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 Times It Actually Pays off to Use a Travel Agent

If you like upgrades, lower rates, and peace of mind, think twice before booking your next trip without a little...

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18 Secret Spots in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter

It's not magic—you just need to know where to look!


The Best Bucket List Idea in Every State

What are the best places to visit in the USA? We rounded up the top bucket list ideas for each...


The Strangest Museum in Every State

From disturbing oddities to "why-does-this-deserve-an-entire-museum?" subjects, these are the types of out-of-the-box attractions that make America what it is.


The Most Gorgeous Waterfall in Every State

Can a bucket list have 50 entries? Your's may soon have a few more after you check out these top...

The Best Picnic Spots in Every State

Grab the wicker basket and the thermos of lemonade. From scenic national parks to urban hideaways, these are the best...


The Strangest Roadside Attraction in Every State

As you travel our great country to see some of its most beautiful sights, don't miss these offbeat attractions you'll...


The Best Natural Swimming Pools in the United States

There's nothing like a good, old-fashioned swimming hole to beat the heat this summer. Here's where to find the best...


9 Literary Landmarks Every Book Lover Has to Visit This Summer

Want to take a truly bookish tour of the U.S.? From the Emily Dickinson Museum in Amherst to the Edgar...