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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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12 Places to Visit Where It’s Summer Right Now

Not a fan of a snow-covered winter? We feel you. Say goodbye to your scarf and hat, and head south,...


The Worst Travel Nightmares of 2019

This year has seen its fair share of travel nightmares—from stranded passengers in scary situations to wild weather causing major...


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16 Christmas Movie Locations That Exist in Real Life

Many holiday films were shot in studios or on backlots, but here are ones you can actually visit. Christmas vacation...


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10 Signs You’re Shortening the Life of Your RV

People buy RVs to simplify their vacations—but often forget that these vehicles are a home and a car, requiring the...


The Best Family Reunion Spot in Every State

Plan the perfect family reunion, no matter what state you're in! On this list, there's something for everyone: outdoorsy types,...


What It’s Like to Swim with a Manatee in the Wild

I had the chance to feed and interact with these gentle giants myself and, since then, have been inspired to...


The European Travel Experience Most People Don’t Know About

You've heard about ship cruises and river cruises, but barge cruises just might be the best way to experience Europe.

The Best All-Inclusive Vacations Around the World

No need to worry about everything costing more than planned. Just sit back, relax, and enjoy your vacation!


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16 of the Best American Cities for History Buffs

History doesn't have to be confined to the static pages of a book. By visiting these destinations, you can experience...


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23 Inspiring Travel Quotes that Will Feed Your Wanderlust

Feed your sense of adventure and inspire your inner explorer.


The Best Beaches in Hawaii to Visit in Your Lifetime

Hang ten at great surf spots, relax at resort getaways, snorkel at stunning coral reefs, float in quiet coves, and...


The Spookiest Tourist Attraction in Every State

If you're looking for a creepy travel destination you're in luck—there's at least one in every state to scare the...


10 Beaches That Are Actually Better in Winter

There's no need to wait until next summer to stroll along soft sand beaches and swim in warm coastal waters....


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...


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 13 Best Vacation Packages for Singles

Singles vacations allow you to indulge in your perfect getaway without having to match your schedule, interests, or needs with...


15 of the Most Luxurious Train Rides Around the World

Take a step back in time and enjoy train travel the way it was meant to be on these once-in-a-lifetime...


12 Beautiful Beachfront Hotels You Can Actually Afford

Seaside bliss for less than $250 a night? You'll know where to find us next week!


9 Ways to Unplug on Vacation Without Going Crazy

If you want to actually relax and have fun on your vacation, taking a digital detox is key. Here's how...


The 13 Best Cruises for Kids

Swimming pools, unlimited soft serve, chicken fingers and pizza galore, glitzy game rooms… ships designed to be the best cruises...

The 32 Most Incredible Mansions Around the World

Picture stepping into one of these incredible mansions!


17 Super Eerie Abandoned Homes

You probably don't want to spend too much time in these abandoned homes


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 30 Best Fall Weekend Getaways

Many of the activities of fall are both adult and kid-friendly, making for a vacation you can all agree on....


The Best Themed Cruises You’ll Want to Book ASAP

Whether you want to learn more about art, wine, or history, hang with pro wrestlers, or are simply crazy for...


14 Beaches That Are Better in the Fall

Who says beach season ends on Labor Day? Once September hits, beach destinations around the country experience a drop in...