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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    The Most Trusted Cruise Line in America

    The cruise line industry has faced some tough hurdles in 2020, but Americans have spoken. They love cruises and they...


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    The 55 Best Road Trips in America

    Nothing beats packing up the car, making some new playlists, downloading a few podcast series, and heading off for a...


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    Your Guide to an Appalachian Trail Road Trip

    You can drive or hike the famed Appalachian Trail, but it's much easier to make a road trip out of...


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    Your Guide to a Route 66 Road Trip

    Get your kicks on America's original road trip—this 2,448-mile journey from Chicago to Santa Monica is a trip down memory...


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    Your Guide to a Route 93 Border-to-Border Road Trip

    On paper, a border-to-border road trip along Route 93 is three countries, almost 3,000 miles, and 38 hours in a...


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    The Best Day Trips in Every State

    Sometimes the best adventures are just a short drive away and can be completed in 24 hours or less...


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    13 Eerie Photos of Crumbling Presidential Statues

    In 2010, a "Presidents Park" museum shut down. The presidential likenesses that comprised it now sit in a field in...


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    10 of the Best Travel Trailers for Road Trips

    Looking to join the RV revolution but not sure where to start? This handy guide will help you find the...

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    Everything You Need to Plan a Road Trip REDIRECTED

    Ready to hop in your car and experience all that America has to offer? Not so fast! Here’s what you...


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    The Big Sur Road Trip: What to See and Do

    Buckle up for one of the most breathtaking road trips in the United States along the California coastline.


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    Your Guide to Driving Down the Great River Road

    The Great River Road—following along the mighty Mississippi River is the granddaddy of all road trips. Buckle up and get...


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    Your Guide to a Mount Rushmore Road Trip

    Get ready to marvel at this iconic American attraction and so much more on a road trip to the Black...


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    Your Guide to an Atlantic Coast Road Trip

    Fill up the tank and get ready to roll from Maine to Florida along America's longest interstate with plenty to...


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    Your Guide to a Glacier National Park Road Trip

    It's known for one of the prettiest drives in the United States, but you can also see 26 glaciers—and a...


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    Your Guide to a White Mountains Road Trip

    All roads lead to scenic views and an endless outdoor playground in these breathtaking New Hampshire mountains.


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    Your Guide to an Outer Banks Road Trip

    Whether your pilgrimage is inspired by the teen drama on Netflix, the Nicholas Sparks' novel, or you're simply drawn to...

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    The Best Places to See New England Fall Foliage

    Looking to see a kaleidoscope of glorious fall colors? Head to New England to watch Mother Nature paint the region...



    The Welcome Sign from Every State in America

    Each state sign is unique, with some more creative than others. Be sure to check them out on your next...


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    The 18 Best Road Trip Cars

    The snack selection is vital and of course the destinations are important, but having one of the best road trip...


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    25 Small Towns That Are About to Become More Popular

    Be inspired to travel or make the move to one of these charming small towns around the country. Each offers...

    20 Stunning Photos of New England in the Fall

    Nothing beats a New England fall. Take a look at these beautiful photos to get ready for the weather to...


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    24 Best Places to Spot Fall Foliage in America

    Photogenic doesn't begin to describe these top leaf-peeping destinations across the country.


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    11 Photos That Show Social Distancing in America Compared to Other Countries

    How are we doing staying six feet away and wearing masks compared to the rest of the world? It depends.


    The World’s Most Colorful Mountains

    From lush green coverings to multi-hued exteriors, these landforms draw in visitors with their vivid topography.


    10 Vintage Camping Hacks Every Camper Should Know

    Make it easy to pack, store, and cook your camping food with these simple tips from the good ol' days.


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    The Best Road Trip Apps You Can Get for Free

    Have smartphone, will travel. Check out these 10 handy road trip planner apps that will make your next road trip...