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  • 7 tips to conquer your packing challenges while traveling

    7 tips to conquer your packing challenges while traveling

    Whether it's business travel, family road tripping or a romantic getaway, exploring new places is exciting. You may be counting down the days until you leave, but if there's one thing you dread, it's packing. Deciding what earns a spot in your suitcase is hard enough, let alone figuring out how...

  • Outdoor adventures offer out-of-this-world fun on Florida's Space Coast

    Outdoor adventures offer out-of-this-world fun on Florida's Space Coast

    When winter cold and snow force you indoors, you might dream of getting away to somewhere warm and sunny that offers plenty of energizing fun and a much-needed change in the weather. Planning for your spring and summer vacations is a great way to score some budget-friendly deals. It also helps...

  • Reducing risks while taking care of business: Tips to avoid distracted driving

    Reducing risks while taking care of business: Tips to avoid distracted driving

    The pace of business never seems to stop, and thanks to the convenience of cell phones, many people work on the go, even while they're driving. Yet cell phone use is one of the most common type of distracted driving, and it claims thousands of lives and causes thousands more injuries every year....

  • Top reasons to love Titus Mountain

    With 50 trails spread across three mountains, there is a lot to love about Titus Mountain in Malone, New York. To learn more, four bloggers offer an insider's perspective on why it's their top pick when the urge to carve some turns hits. Glenn: Hooked on Titus from the start Glenn Pareira is a green...

  • How to plan a successful spring getaway

    How to plan a successful spring getaway

    No matter where you live, spring travel is synonymous with the search for warm weather. While the sunshine may help keep the blues at bay, it takes more than just golden rays to make a trip unforgettable. Whether you're taking a family vacation, a couples escape or a getaway with friends, these...

  • 7 steps to secure your home while you're on vacation

    7 steps to secure your home while you're on vacation

    Warmer temperatures, budding trees and blooming flowers are all lovely parts of spring, but what you really look forward to is the start of vacation planning season! Deciding where to go and what to see, making arrangements and planning your wardrobe are all exciting aspects of summer vacation...

  • 6 ways to save money on your spring road trip

    With the thermometer hovering around freezing and snow still on the ground, it may not feel like it now, but spring is fast approaching. It will soon be time to step outside the house, enjoy the warmer weather and take that vacation you've been planning for months. Yes, it's time for a spring road...

  • 5 reasons ridesharing is on the rise

    5 reasons ridesharing is on the rise

    The rideshare industry has exploded in popularity over the past several years, with companies devoted to making transportation safe, reliable and enjoyable. At the swipe of a finger and tap of a button, you can hail a car through your smartphone. Within minutes, you are picked up at your desired...

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  • 5 family-friendly cities you should visit in 2017

    5 family-friendly cities you should visit in 2017

    Family vacations are as unique as the families that enjoy them. If your family vacations in 2016 involved returning to the same destinations again and again, 2017 is a great time to take embrace the weekend, step away from the traditional and explore a new city. So grab your family, pack your bags...

  • Discover the magic of winter

    Discover the magic of winter

    Were you lucky enough to grow up making snow angels? Did you spend the better part of a day building a snow fort or rolling up a snowman? If you have fond memories of playing in the snow, but for some reason haven't put on insulated pants or boots in a long time, then it's time to rediscover winter....

  • 9 life-changing experiences on Western Australia's Coral Coast

       Australia is an amazing country on many peoples bucket lists, with Western Australia offering some of the most extraordinary experiences of all. Will 2017 be the year you finally make this vacation dream come true? With secret beaches, untouched shorelines and an abundance of unique animals on...

  • 5 smart money-saving travel strategies

    5 smart money-saving travel strategies

    As the new year unfolds, now is the time to plan weekend escapes to ensure you have a chance to reset and refresh throughout the year. As Seekenders know, every weekend is a new opportunity for adventure and spontaneity. By planning your weekend getaways early, you'll set up key points to rejuvenate...

  • Touch down in Houston for the big game

    Touch down in Houston for the big game

    February is fast approaching, and with it the year's largest football event. Fans will come from across the nation to experience the highly anticipated Sunday football game in Houston, Texas. With mild weather, amazing city views, a walkable cultural district and delectable food, visitors will have...

  • 11 Reasons Billings, Montana, Was Named 'America's Best Town'

    Whether it's a quick weekend trip or a weeks-long adventure, you want to visit a unique travel destination that's equal parts excitement and relaxation. One location has something for everyone, with countless awards and accolades: Billings, Montana. Known as Montana's Trailhead, Billings perfectly...

  • Forget post-holiday sales: Find the best deals at local boat shows

    Forget post-holiday sales: Find the best deals at local boat shows

    Post-holiday sales aren't the only deals to be found during the winter months. Starting in January, boat shows take place across the country. They offer some of the best pricing and incentives of the year — a major draw for the millions of Americans who take to the water each year on more than...

  • Resolutions on the road: Cruising into 2017 with plans for better car care

    Resolutions on the road: Cruising into 2017 with plans for better car care

    Every new year brings a flurry of resolutions, and Hankook Tire checked out the road-related improvements Americans resolve to make happen in 2017. Whether you're looking to save money or are determined to make that cross-country road trip a reality, the Hankook Tire Gauge Index found Americans...

  • Wintery Wisconsin: 5 vacation destinations that can help you relax

    Wintery Wisconsin: 5 vacation destinations that can help you relax

    It may sound contrary to the holiday hype, but the winter season following the holidays can be a perfect time for a relaxing, soul-soothing getaway. Research cited by the American Psychological Association shows stress increases for many in the weeks leading up to the holidays, due to factors like...

  • Before you cruise, embark on a fun-finding mission in your port city

    Before you cruise, embark on a fun-finding mission in your port city

    When booking a sea cruise vacation, it may seem like a good idea to schedule your flight to the port of departure for the same morning your ship sets sail. A same-day flight might appear to save you time and money, but travel experts warn this could turn into an expensive mistake. Should airline...

  • Tips to 'get a grip' this winter

    Tips to 'get a grip' this winter

    'Tis the season for silks, boots and blazers, sweater vests, premium cuff links and choker necklaces. Winter is here, along with all the festive parties. But before you step out, make sure your stylish shoes have the best grip while walking up and down that slippery driveway. A slip and fall is...

  • Onward! 4 ways explorers can enjoy China's ancient capital

    Onward! 4 ways explorers can enjoy China's ancient capital

    If you enjoy exploring new and unique cultures when you travel, you're far from alone. In a 2016 Trip Advisor study, 47 percent of travelers worldwide chose foreign destinations to visit in hopes of being exposed to other cultures and people. Learning the history of ancient cultures can be the...

  • 5 tips to make your holiday driver safer this year

    5 tips to make your holiday driver safer this year

    In the popular Christmas carol, the best way to reach grandmother's house is to travel by sleigh over the river and through the woods. However, these days, most people find their personal vehicles a far more reliable option. The holidays are the busiest travel time of the year, and according to...

  • Staying safe on winter roads

    Staying safe on winter roads

    The holidays are a perfect time to enjoy the company of family and friends. Celebrating the season and exchanging gifts also means a lot of travel, and for most people that means driving to visit loved ones as well as to shopping centers and stores. For those who live in snow-belt states, winter...

  • Top four tips for planning the perfect mom's girlfriend getaway

    Top four tips for planning the perfect mom's girlfriend getaway

    As much as moms adore their kids, they sometimes look back fondly on those carefree days before the demands of parenthood. Those were the times Mom could grab a few friends and go to a concert, a party or plan a spontaneous weekend getaway. But once that motherly instinct kicks in, it's hard to...

  • Your moments at the gas pump are about to get more entertaining

    Your moments at the gas pump are about to get more entertaining

    Sorry, but your browser does not support the video tag. The next time you find yourself pumping gas, don't be surprised if Miles offers to keep you company. He's not an attendant and he isn't a friendly good Samaritan. Miles is the name given to the first ever BP Personality Pump, an interactive...

  • 5 cornerstones of an unforgettable African travel experience

    If you love to travel, chances are you have a bucket list filled with once-in-a-lifetime destinations you simply cannot wait to visit, whether you dream of exploring the homeland of your ancestors, cities renowned for their culinary feats, or a place known for its wildlife. If your focus is the...

  • The greatest vertical drop in the east (Infographic)

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  • Who do you know that gives the most during the holidays?

    Everyone has favorite moments from the holiday season. For some it's a present from a distant relative or greeting family members with a warm hug when they get off the plane. For others it's sitting down together to enjoy a delicious Christmas dinner. Some of these moments are steeped in tradition...

  • A guide to holiday traditions worth starting in 2016

    Every family has their own set of traditions. Some involve going to holiday parties or shows like the Nutcracker, baking batches of cookies or a trip to the Christmas tree farm. But just as our phones, cars and lives have changed over the past 10 years, so have holiday traditions. While ugly sweaters,...

  • 5 steps to take the stress out of your holidays this year

    The holidays are here again — that wonderful time of year when you reconnect with family and friends, get away from the office for a few days and just celebrate the season. It all sounds so perfect — so why do we always feel so much stress this time of year? If feeling stressed out is part of your...

  • Hit the road with your team for the ultimate weekend adventure

    Team loyalty comes with benefits: There is simply no easier way to plan a little escape than to hit the road for an away game. And while you're at it, you can experience the best of what a new town has to offer. By combining your love of sports with having new experiences in new locales with your...

  • 8 stress-free family travel tips for dads

    Family travel is a great way for everyone to bond and create lifelong memories. However, before you can hit the road, you need to do a little planning. Traditionally, moms took the lead in organizing vacations. Today, a new trend is emerging in which men are taking charge and planning family trips....

  • 4 undeniable reasons to travel in 2017

    Do you dream of getting away from the stress of your everyday life? Are you looking for a way to reconnect with loved ones? Do the winter blues have you dreaming of warm sunny days? Sounds like you're in need of a vacation. Planning a vacation gives you something to look forward to in the new year....

  • Dickens, ice slides, beaches and roller coasters: Holiday magic awaits at Galveston's Winter Wonder Island

    When you think about it, heading south is a pretty great way to spend a holiday vacation. For example, there’s this historic city near the gulf that is famous for its carnival-like summer fun, but it’s actually one of those hidden gems when it comes to making Christmas magic by the sleighful. From...

  • 5 travel tips for a last minute getaway

    There's something so exciting about planning a vacation, yet more than half of American workers let their vacation days go to waste. But having time away from the stresses and daily grind of your job is crucial to a work-life balance. You work hard to earn your vacation days, so why not take full...

  • Salt storage barns: The key to safe winter roads

    For most of us, if we ever think about salt storage, the salt shaker on our table probably comes to mind. However, for your local road and transportation department, salt storage is all about keeping road salt properly covered and safe so it is available for the department to use when it starts...

  • Go West! Adventurers, film buffs flock to Rocky Mountain resort

    Sorry, but your browser does not support the video tag. America’s love affair with winter sports continues. Participation has been on the upswing since 2011, with 9.4 million downhill skiers, 7.7 million snowboarders and 4.1 million cross country skiers tracked respectively in the 2014-15 season...

  • 5 ways guys can plan the perfect vacation

    When it comes to vacation planning, Clark Griswold has given guys everywhere a bad name. The first National Lampoon's Vacation movie saw his plans to bring his family to Walley World fall apart at every turn. Then his planned trip to Europe was a disaster. He couldn’t even plan a simple family...

  • 5 reasons you'll love your next vacation

    Sorry, but your browser does not support the video tag. The big skies and open spaces of the American West have captured the imagination for hundreds of years. Whether it’s the beauty of a desert sunset or the cold majesty of snow-capped mountains, there’s something about the landscape and the...

  • 5 bold steps to reshape your life

    Time to reflect back on 2016 and set your sights on 2017. How did the year progress, and what did you accomplish? Maybe your goals included: A new promotion, a new car, a bigger house, better health or more meaningful relationships. Did they happen? Has that time come to raise the bar and make a...

  • 3 tire tips to cruise through winter, safely

    The leaves are falling, temperatures are dropping and winter will soon be here. While snow can be pleasant to look at, it can also wreak havoc on roadways and create hazardous driving conditions during the winter months. Everyone dreads the nerve-wracking winter commutes, but there’s plenty you...

  • What every new driver needs to know about tires

    When you get behind the wheel, some actions come automatically, without thinking, such as checking your fuel gauge, using your turn signal and snapping on your seat belt. But even the most experienced drivers fail to follow this key habit that every driver should practice: They don’t check their...

  • Celebrate 100 years of majesty with a visit to a national park

    It has been 100 years since an important American institution was born. On August 25, 1916, the National Park Service was signed into law by President Woodrow Wilson and was established as a new federal bureau to oversee the country’s national parks and monuments. Since then, the national park system...

  • 5 steps to a truly life-changing visit to Cuba

    With the recent easing of travel restrictions to Cuba, Americans are now busily writing their Cuba vacation checklists. They likely look something like this: Drink a mojito in a Havana bar, smoke a really good cigar, try to dance the salsa, wear a new Che Guevara T-shirt and take a selfie doing...

  • 4 ways to make your hotel feel more like home

    After a few weeks of staying in hotels, you let out a sigh of relief as you walk through the front door of your home. As someone who travels for work, whether it be for relocation, training or sales, you know the feeling of coming home after a long trip — but you should also feel comfortable when...

  • Unpack these simple luxuries to decompress at your hotel

    Traveling on business sounds glamorous, but it's actually as hard as a day's work — more than one would expect. After the day whirls by, whether it was spent wooing clients, leading training seminars, networking or closing sales, there’s a big appetite at the end of the day for a relaxing evening....

  • 4 Smart Reasons to Upgrade Your Home Security System

    Think of what has changed forever in the span of a decade. How do you watch movies at home? You've replaced the DVDs with digital streaming. How do you send a picture of your kids to your parents? You skip the printing and post it on social media or send a quick text. Another thing you can add to...

  • 4 regions to get your golf drive on

    Do you love sinking a putt in the quiet serenity of nature, or nailing a drive and watching it disappear into a backdrop of towering peaks? How about docking your boat, hopping on a shuttle bus and getting a few rounds in before an evening of lakeside dining? Whether you want to be near the action...

  • Sometimes a weekend is all it takes (Infographic)

    If you’re looking to add a new ingredient to your relationship or a more personal way to say “I love you,” then it’s time you became a Weekend Escape Artist and surprise your partner with a weekend getaway. If that feels like a talk task, it’s not, as long as you remember the advice from women...

  • Driving 101: Smart tips to ace the road

    The backpacks are full, the car pools are set, and the homework is piling up as we continue to transition away from summer and back-to-school. Whether you are walking your child to the bus stop, dragging your teen out of bed or dropping your child off at school, the morning routines for millions...

  • Kick-start your planning with the 4th Annual Baltimore Family Reunion Expo

    Family roots are what provide the foundation for our strongest ties, ties so strong that scientists discovered that the experiences of our ancestors shape our DNA, even generations later. Family is the source of everything; it's where our individual stories begin.  A family reunion provides a powerful...

  • 5 fascinating fishing facts

    The Lake Champlain region is host to numerous ponds, rivers, and of course, the big lake itself. Knowledgable anglers know that all these bodies of water offer terrific fishing opportunities, but here are five Lake Champlain Region fishing facts for the rest of us. 1. There's a fish hatchery that...

  • 9 Adirondack fall outings everyone can enjoy

    If you're looking for fall foliage, you'll find it in the central Adirondacks. But did you know there's more than one way to see nature's most vibrant display of the year? Check out this list of our nine favorites. 1. Take a cruise in Raquette Lake Leaf-peep in style while cruising the majestic Raquette...

  • 4 Adirondack birding destinations to flock to

    The secret is out — the central Adirondacks is a special place, and birds know it. Located in the heart of the boreal zone, a swath of bird-loving habitat that runs from the northeastern to the southwestern Adirondacks, Hamilton County, New York, contains a wide range of ecosystems that attract...

  • Fabulous food finds puts Pittsburgh on every traveler's 'must visit' list

    While the french fry and coleslaw-garnished Primanti Bros. sandwich and pierogies are traditional culinary staples of Pittsburgh, the food scene in this city of three rivers has exploded, much like the city itself. Long known as the Steel City, Pittsburgh is now more closely associated with robotics,...

  • From the mountains to the seashore, explore the Lone Star State's nationally recognized sites

    History buffs, beach bums and backpackers know that Texas has more than a few options to choose from when it comes to enjoying their hobbies, but did you know that the state is also home to national parks, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the longest section of undeveloped barrier island in the...

  • Tips for last-minute family travel

    Everything takes more time with young children in tow. When even a simple grocery store trip takes strategic planning, most parents forget about organizing a weekend getaway, especially if it's spontaneous. The truth is, small kids can be amazing travel companions with a little forethought. Use...

  • 10 packing hacks to streamline your move

    Moving brings a mix of emotions. Excitement about living in a new home is paired with angst and anxiety about the actual moving process. The most dreaded task is the one that takes the most time: packing. The boxes, the bubble wrap, the labels — oh my! Packing can be chaotic and overwhelming. Fortunately...

  • From cliff jumping to paddleboarding: What it's like to spend a weekend in Maine

    The power of nature is undeniable — all it takes is a few moments outdoors to feel refreshed and have your spirits lifted. So why limit yourself to short bursts of warm sunlight? With the wide-ranging landscapes that make up this country, there's no shortage of unique experiences waiting to be...

  • Foot care tips to keep vacationers on the go

    Clothing, passport, toiletries, accessories — when you travel you have a lot of important items to fit into your suitcase. But two of the most essential ingredients in an enjoyable vacation don't go in your luggage: your own feet. Whether you're walking on a sandy beach or strolling through a bustling...

  • The aircraft tire: Celebrating the unsung hero of aviation (Infographic)

    Every day we rely on air transportation, but you can't get off the ground without quality tires. During National Aviation Week, don't forget to celebrate the unsung hero of aviation — the aircraft tire  

  • A foodie's guide to finding the best restaurants

    This is the golden age of food. Diners are passionate about quality, freshness and experience. And like a performer feeding off an enthralled audience, chefs are putting more energy and dazzle into the restaurant experience. This is great news for travelers. No longer are you limited to bland roadside...

  • 5 tips to surprise your significant other with a weekend getaway

    Whether it's driving up the Pacific coast, touring Civil War battlefields or spending a week in New York City, everyone has their list of dream vacations. While it's easy to get caught up in dreaming about these big trips, we often forget that every weekend brings an opportunity to get away, relax...

  • Lake Placid fishing (Infographic)

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  • 5 ways to save on summer fun

    Summer is a time to get out and enjoy yourself, and you can find plenty of ways to have fun without breaking the bank. Follow these five tips for straight summer savings: 1. Skip the movie theater. Summer is a blockbuster movie season, but if you’re saving for vacation those first-run films may...

  • From sea-to-table: 5 must have lobster dishes in Maine

    You've heard of the "farm-to-table" movement, but what about sea-to-table? In the same way that farms sustain agricultural communities, the sea-to-table movement is the foundation of coastal communities everywhere. In Maine, lobster is a way of life. You can't get far in this state without hearing...

  • 5 maneras de mantener la piel bella y saludable este verano

    Es hora de disfrutar los placeres del verano: vacaciones, descanso junto a la piscina, la playa o en la montaña, comidas al aire libre con paisajes de ensueño... Pero, si bien estar al aire libre nos ayuda a relajarnos y desconectar, también puede suponer un riesgo importante para la piel. Según...

  • Save money, cut stress with savvy small-business travel tips

    If you work for a small business, you're in good company. There are 28 million small businesses in the United States that provide 55 percent of all jobs, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration. Travel is a necessary part of growing a small business. In fact, two out of three small-business...

  • Role reversal: Why dads should take the travel planning lead (Infographic)

    - Don't let work and other obligations get in the way of family fun. No matter what time of year it is, dads can take the lead when it comes to travel planning. Whether it's a national park, a sporting event or an amusement park, see how dads are hitting the road with their kids.

  • 5 reasons to bring your pet on a Gainesville vacation

    Your bags are packed and the car is ready to go; it’s time for a much needed vacation. But do you have the most important co-pilot of all? As a pet lover, your dog is a cherished member of the family and vacation wouldn’t be the same without your best friend along for the ride. But taking your dog...

  • The smart traveler's guide to affordable autumn travel

    Are you in need of a vacation but would rather skip the cost and the crowds during the busy travel months? You're in luck; fall is considered the shoulder season at destinations across the country, which means you can relax and enjoy America's beauty without breaking the bank. Shoulder seasons are...

  • Crave a fun, illuminating vacation? Visit a lighthouse!

    Long before global positioning devices made it possible for ships of all sizes to independently sail with confidence anywhere in the world, lighthouses and lighthouse keepers protected the safety of seafarers. Today, ships use other methods for navigation, but lighthouses remain an important part...

  • Top reasons why Toronto is the ultimate stopover city this summer

    Picture yourself in a small café, sipping coffee with patrons cheering in Portuguese as a Brazilian soccer game plays on the television. Blocks away you stop by an Italian butcher shop for some prosciutto. As you walk you see more unique stores and hear people speaking over 20 different languages,...

  • Celebrate the last days of summer with a weekend getaway for the whole family

    Before those magical summer days vanish into fall, now is a good time to pack your suitcases, load up the car and escape on a final summer adventure. The late days of summer offer much to enjoy for a new segment of traveler: the Seekender. They are bold adventurers who take advantage of the weekend...

  • Tips for navigating the sharing economy

    Thousands of people stayed in rooms and houses last night that belong to strangers. More hopped into cars with people they'd never met and accepted a ride to a restaurant or to their home. A young woman rented a designer dress she saw listed online. These are a few examples of the sharing economy...

  • Why an RV may be the ticket to your dream vacation (Video)

    Sorry, but your browser does not support the video tag. Too often, a family trip can leave you more stressed out than relaxed, especially when you have kids in tow. But when you travel in an RV, it's like having a second home on wheels. Learn why an RV vacation may be the best bet for your family...

  • 48 hours to discover Tupper Lake (Infographic)

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  • 4 unforeseen ways Brexit could affect you

    By now, we've all heard about Brexit — the term used to describe Britain's exit from the European Union — and a serious decision that will play a crucial role in the overall health of the global economy for months and possibly years to come. On the flip side, there are some immediate affects that...

  • 10 must-see sites in Acadia National Park

    Whether you’re interested in hiking up mountains or just hanging out at the beach, Acadia National Park’s attractions are all about appreciating the great outdoors. As one of the premier destinations in the state of Maine, the park has everything from beautiful views to adventurous activities....

  • Summer travel: 3 common credit card myths busted

    As temperatures rise, so do the number of Americans planning to get away. In fact, three-fourths of consumers plan to pack their bags this summer and head out on vacation, according to recent surveys. If you are like most, you plan to fund at least a portion of your summer travel on a credit card....

  • Enjoy your travels with this effective, drug-free remedy for motion sickness

    Sorry, but your browser does not support the video tag. Don't let your travels be spoiled by motion sickness. Easily alleviate nausea and vomiting with Sea-Bands, a drug-free remedy that's perfect for adults, children and pregnant women. Watch this video for more information and visit sea-band.com...

  • Drive away distractions to protect teens behind the wheel

    Today's teens face more distractions than any generation before. Many don't recall a time when they were not continuously connected to their friends. Cell phones — which might have been provided as a safety precaution in case Mom or Dad was running late picking them up from school — are now the...

  • 5 reasons to visit the African American Festival in Baltimore this summer

    You feel the beat pulsing through your body and the crowd's energy encouraging you to move with the music — you haven't felt this alive in years. The thrill of listening to live music at a festival, surrounded by hundreds of people coming together for the day, is an experience many never forget....

  • 5 Steps to Mastering the Art of the Road Trip

    Summer is synonymous with beaches, family barbecues and vacation adventures, making it one of the busiest travel seasons of the year. As Americans gear up to the hit the road, it's important that all drivers have their summer road trip checklist in place. In order to help drivers this summer, here...

  • Traveling on a budget: 5 ways to save money on vacation

    When the daily grind starts to wear you out, nothing rejuvenates quite like a vacation. Whether it's a long weekend across the country or two weeks spent abroad, a trip offers the chance to escape routine, try new experiences and come alive once more. Of course, planning a vacation takes time,...

  • 5 reasons to tee off in Malone

    We can give you countless reasons to book your next golf vacation in Malone, New York, but no one wants to read an endless list. Instead, we've sliced off our five favorite reasons to tee off here.1. There are five courses, 90 holes and four locations. Those numbers give you plenty of options. After...

  • Why bedbugs are winning at our favorite hotels

    The summer travel season is upon us, offering an opportunity for families across the U.S. to reconnect. The goal is simple — to make memories that last a lifetime. For example, the Smith family is in vacation-planning mode. Mrs. Smith typically takes the lead with dreams and aspirations of planning...

  • Top tips to make the most of your family's outdoor plans this summer

    With winter in the rearview and warm weather finally here, millions of Americans have come out of hibernation and are looking to breathe in the fresh summer air. This year marks the centennial celebration of America’s National Parks and according to AAA, gas prices are at their lowest in 12 years,...

  • 6 ingredients for an unforgettable vacation

    There are big skies, big rivers and of course those big mountains. The sheer size of the western frontier has attracted explorers and families for hundreds of years. While the days of covered wagons and cattle drives have passed, there's still more than a lifetime of adventure to be found in the...

  • Travel tips for 3-day weekends

    The arrival of warm weather signals the season of three-day weekends and more people are using that time to travel. Whether it’s three glorious days off due to a holiday, summer office hours or simply cashing in on precious PTO time, weekend warriors are taking advantage. This weekend travel trend...

  • Looking for adventure? Take a Mississippi music road trip

    Full of natural beauty and historic landmarks, Mississippi is a destination that attracts many travelers. But did you know the state is also home to a strong music legacy? Known as the Birthplace of America's Music, Mississippi paved the path for modern music with its seminal contributions to blues,...

  • 10 Mississippi music destinations for your bucket list

    Full of natural beauty and historic landmarks, Mississippi is a destination that attracts many travelers. But did you know the state is also home to a strong music legacy? Known as the Birthplace of America's Music, Mississippi paved the path for modern music with its seminal contributions to blues,...

  • The Great Adirondak Garage Sale (Infographic)

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  • Gas station myth or fact: What you need to know when you refuel

    On any given day, some 40 million Americans stop at gas stations to fill their tanks. For many, it's a weekly routine, one they don't spend much time analyzing, but are there things you think you know about your fill-up that just aren't true? Andrea Kaufman considers herself a fairly conscientious...

  • 3 ways to celebrate the healing power of comedy in Jamestown, NY

    You begin Monday in your usual morning mood — grumpy. The day quickly turns around, however, after hearing a few funny stories from coworkers. Suddenly you find yourself laughing and enjoying the morning. Your outlook is positive and your spirits have been lifted, and all it took was one hilarious...

  • Land, sea or air: 3 ways to plan your North West Australian adventure

    Rugged gorges, epic waterways and beautiful ocean views: this could only be describing the bewildering terrain of Western Australia. But if you're really looking for the best sightseeing and activities, head north to the Kimberley, the gem of North West Australia. Famously known as being "the last...

  • Discover these 4 transformative vacations

    With the busy travel season upon us, people comb through travel websites and brochures looking to find their ideal vacation destination. Some search for stunning examples of wilderness found only in America; others seek a cultural experience, a chance to taste new foods, visit historic sights and...

  • Spring into summer in the Lone Star State

    When it comes to spring and summer vacations, Texas is full of possibilities, boasting more than 600 miles of coastline, scenic mountain ranges, historic sites and more. With activities like dolphin watching, deep sea fishing, bird watching and hiking, visitors will never be bored. For a Gulf Coast...

  • Score more summer sun and fun in New Jersey

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