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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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Look Twice: 10 Funny Hotel Photos

Fancy camera tricks—busted! If you’ve ever been disappointed entering a not-so-majestic hotel room after falling for it on the property’s


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25+ American Tourist Restaurants that Locals Swear By

These restaurants may be listed in every guidebook, but they evoke fierce hometown pride from those in the know and...


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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.


American Trivia: Great State Nicknames

Think you can tell the Beehive State from the Volunteer State? Quiz yourself and see.


American Quiz: Highest, Lowest, Oldest, and Largest

Life, liberty, and the pursuit of trivia: Test yourself as we spotlight nine notable locations across America.


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Unforgettable Car Stories: Staff Picks

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


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Happy Feet: Travel Photo Idea

Photographer Tom Robinson goes feet first for vacation photos.


The 9 Best-Kept Travel Gems America has to Offer

Tourist attractions are popular for good reason, but be sure to take time on your travels to seek out hidden...

6 Things Casinos Don’t Want You to Know About Your Odds

Casinos keep you out of the loop for a reason.



21 Essential Hiking Tips

Always be prepared. It’s the Boy Scout motto, and it should be yours if you’re heading into the wilderness for


10 Healthy Road Trip Snacks

Don't destroy your diet on the road, pack these healthy snacks before you go on your trip.


Top 5 Educational Family Vacations

Turn your vacation into an education by visiting one of these family-friendly cities.


Celebrate National Park Week

Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas There has perhaps never been a better time to explore America’s stunning and diverse national


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The Best Family Beach Vacation Spots

It may not feel like summer yet, but now’s the time to plan your getaway with the kids at the


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5 Simple Spring Breaks for Families

Why stay at home this spring break when your family could check out cherry blossoms, travel back in time, or...

Great Road Trips: Hidden Gems

The best road trips in America you may not have heard about.


This Is Why You Never See Mosquitoes at Disney World

Have you noticed that Disney World, despite being in Florida, seems to be virtually mosquito-free?