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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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The Oldest Cemeteries in Every State

Have you visited the oldest cemetery in your home state?


The Most Bike-Friendly City in Every Single State

From Alabama to Wyoming, the United States is full of bike-friendly cities for tourists and residents. Here are the best...


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Here’s Why There Isn’t a Single Stop Sign in Paris

It has to do with Paris's traffic laws... and a possible stop sign heist.


12 Easy Fall Day Trips From Major U.S. Cities

You don’t have to go far to get away from it all.


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What Happens to Old Cruise Ships?

Like every other work of machinery in the world, cruise ships can't run forever.


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8 Creepy Staircases in the Middle of Nowhere

Who knew stairs could be so spooky?


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Why You Should Never Leave Food in the Car

If you're still tempted to bring food with you and leave it in the car, time your journey.


This Gorgeous Tree House Is the World’s Most Popular Airbnb

When you see the pictures, you'll understand the hype.

12 Affordable Private Travel Experiences Perfect for the Pandemic

Leery of hitting your usual vacation spots right now? You're not alone. But these amazing retreats will make social distancing...


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8 Famous Monuments That Are Hiding Little-Known Secrets

Wait, there's a WHAT behind Mount Rushmore?!



The 12 Most Overlooked Landmarks in America

You've probably never heard of these before, but they're worth a visit.


9 Photos of Abandoned Subway Stations Around the World

Deep below the streets, these abandoned subway stations will bring you back in time.


22 Hidden Travel Gems That Are Way Cheaper in the Offseason

Get ready to pack your bags: With a flexible schedule, you enjoy an amazing getaway for a fraction of the...


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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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...