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Zebras in Botswana

Zebras in Botswana, Africa; image by Alissa Kempler

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5 Adventurous Guys’ Getaways read article»

5 Budget Winter Vacations at National Parks read article»

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6 Easy Ways to Save on Holiday Travel read article»

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Antietam National Battlefield: Your Choice of History By Foot or Car read article»

Arizona in the Spring (Part 1): Tucson read article»

Arizona in the Spring (Part 2): Phoenix and Scottsdale read article»

Bad Airplane Seat? Now You Can Pay Someone Else to Take It read article»

Best Nature Trips 2017: National Geographic Traveler read article»

Best Travel Awards 2016, Part 1: Top-Ranked US Resorts read article»

Best Travel Awards 2016, Part 2: Top Cities in the World read article»

Best Travel Awards 2016, Part 3: Top Cruise Lines read article»

Best Travel Awards 2016, Part 4: Best US and International Islands read article»

Beyoncé on Mt. Rushmore? Survey Finds Many Americans Like the Idea read article»

Black Friday & Cyber Monday Vacation Deals read article»

Borrow the Bling: Casa Velas, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico read article»

Canary Islands: Tenerife and Gran Canaria read article»

Caribbean Cruise “Escape” Covers Food, Fun, and Family read article»

Caribbean Getaways: Bonaire Island Off the Coast of Venezuela read article»

Caribbean Getaways: British Virgin Islands’ Villas read article»

Caribbean Getaways: St. Thomas Luxury Resort read article»

Carnival Launches New Brand for Volunteer Travel read article»

Castle-Hopping in Europe read article»

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City Getaway: Winston-Salem, NC read article»

Civil War Medicine Museum Highlights the Era’s Surprising Medical Achievements read article»

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Cruise Ports: Bermuda Adventures read article»

Cruise Ports: Cádiz Part 1 — Gateway to Seville read article»

Cruise Ports: Cádiz, Spain Part 2 read article»

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Cruise Trends Part 2: 4 New Ships Hitting the Seas read article»

Cruises to Cuba Offer Exploration Without Inconvenience read article»

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Disney Bringing ‘Star Wars’ to Life with Theme Parks, Cruises read article»

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Dream Trips: Catching the Migration in Kenya read article»

Eat with a Local When Traveling read article»

Enter an ICE! Wonderland at Gaylord National Resorts read article»

Fall into Savings: September Means Big Airfare Discounts read article»

Fall Travel and Trip Deals read article»

Five National Parks for Western Coast Winter Adventures read article»

Flying Home for the Holidays? Why Thanksgiving Might Be Better Than Christmas read article»

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Get Great Discounts on Today’s Cyber Monday Travel Deals read article»

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Gothenburg: Nature and Art on Sweden’s West Coast read article»

Great Road Trips, Part 1: Northwestern Nebraska’s Pioneer Trail read article»

Great Washington, DC Restaurants: Fiola Mare read article»

Halloween Goes to the Dogs read article»

Halloween Horrors for Adults and Teens: Universal Studios Orlando read article»

Harvest a Spooky Halloween at Theme Parks in Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Tennessee read article»

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Hit the Slopes with These Family Ski and Snowboard Resorts read article»

Holiday Eye Candy: Gingerbread Wonders and Ice Sculptures read article»

Holiday Tips and Travel Solutions read article»

Hotels Craft Experiences, Hope for Social Media Buzz read article»

Hotwire’s Best Fall Travel Deals read article»

How to Avoid Extra Hotel Fees read article»

How to Choose an Adventure Tour Operator read article»

How to Choose the Right Group Tour for Your Vacation read article»

How to Explore Botswana’s Okavango Delta read article»

How to Get Some Hotel Satisfaction read article»

How to Make Family Stays Better During the Holidays read article»

How to Make Holiday Airfare as Wallet-Friendly as Possible read article»

How to Spend Winter in Toronto read article»

Is Travel the New Philanthropy? read article»

Is Zika Changing Your Travel Plans? read article»

Kid-Focused Hotel Rooms That Adults Will Love Too read article»

Labor Day Tips for Easier, Cheaper Travel read article»

Learning Vacations: Woodworking One-on-One read article»

Like Hotels With Free Breakfast? Stay Here read article»

Lithuania: A Rising Star for Tourists read article»

Luggage Review: Smarter Travel ECBC TSA-Friendly Luggage read article»

Luxury All-inclusive: Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit, Mexico read article»

Miami’s Oasis: South of Fifth, South Beach read article»

More Winter Travel Bargains: Travelzoo’s Picks read article»

Mountain Music: Roanoke and Franklin County, VA read article»

Must-Know Tips for Flying with Pets read article»

Munich and Bavaria: Expect the Unexpected read article»

National Black Theatre Festival Showcases Black Experience read article»

National Geographic Traveler’s 7 Best Cities for 2017 read article»

National Park Vacations: New Initiative Makes Parks Free for Fourth-Graders read article»

National Parks: Free Week, Fabulous Vacations read article»

Naughty Hotel Behavior: Have You Done It? read article»

New Airline Routes Offer New Airfare Savings read article»

New Gear and Gadgets Ease Family Travel read article»

New Luggage Helps You Carry More in Your Carry-On read article»

New Service Pays You to Park at the Airport read article»

New Ships in 2017: Viking Ocean Cruises read article»

New Study Anoints the Best and Worst Airlines read article»

New Surveys of the Best and Worst for Summer Travel read article»

New Travel Surveys Show Travel Trends, Tips for Savings read article»

New Travel Warning Highlights Concerns About Terrorism in Europe read article»

NightSwapping: Lodging With No Money Required read article»

Noisy Neighbors and Other Top Hotel Pet Peeves read article»

NYC Cabbie Road Rage: What Would You Do? read article»

Paddle and Howl: Canoe and Watch Wolves in Northern Minnesota read article»

Plan Ahead for These Two Western Fall Adventures read article»

Plan Ahead Part 2: Local and European Fall Adventures read article»

Plan Ahead Part 3: From Californian to French Fall Adventures read article»

Plan Ahead: Stay at State Parks in West Virginia and Nebraska read article»

Plan Ahead Part 2: Stay at State Parks for Resort Amenities at Budget Prices read article»

Planning an Aruba Vacation? Start Here read article»

Pre-Cruise Alaska: Dramatic Denali read article»

Quebec City: Where to Go in the 2016 Best City in Canada read article»

Red Lion Launches Millennial-Themed Lifestyle Brand read article»

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Road Rage Report: Drivers That Make You Crazy read article»

Roanoke Blooms with Artists and Craftspeople read article»

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Santa-Approved: Warm Holidays in Phoenix, Arizona read article»

Scared of Germs? Steer Clear of Four-Star Hotels read article»

See Winter’s Northern Lights read article»

Should You Buy Hurricane Insurance with Your Travel Plans? read article»

Sightseeing with Smartphones: Study Finds US Travelers Tethered to Devices read article»

Simple Request Turns Into Cautionary Tale of Airline Customer Service Woes read article»

Simply Look Up for Starry Skies in National Parks read article»

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Spring Break Deals: Kids Free in Santa Fe, NM read article»

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Summer Vacation: Safety and Affordability Loom Large read article»

Take Advantage of Cyber Summer Deals June 20 read article»

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The Best Cities for Winter Holiday Travel read article»

The Best Hotels for Families read article»

The Caribbean’s Best All-Inclusive Resorts read article»

The Dirtiest Surface on an Airplane Isn’t What You’d Expect read article»

The Fourth of July By the Numbers read article»

The Future of Travel, According to Millennials read article»

The Most Common Holiday Travel Mishaps read article»

The Near and Far Celebrations You Haven’t Heard About read article»

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The New Smithsonian Museum of African American History & Culture read article»

Part 2: The New Smithsonian Museum of African American History & Culture, Food and Place read article»

Part 3: The New Smithsonian Museum of African American History & Culture, Sense of Place and Sit-Ins read article»

Part 4: The New Smithsonian Museum of African American History & Culture, Slavery, Military, Culture read article»

The Top 10 Beaches in the US read article»

The Top Amusement Parks, Water Parks, Zoos, and Aquariums read article»

The US Destinations That Deliver the Greatest Satisfaction read article»

The World’s Top 10 Castle Hotels read article»

The World’s Top Museums, According to Travelers read article»

These Apps Put Travel Data in the Palm of Your Hand read article»

These New Apps Aim to Optimize Your Suitcase read article»

Three Must-Visit Canadian Spots for Skiing, Snowboarding, and Savings read article»

Tiny House Vacations: The Next Mini-Trend in Travel read article»

Tips for Road Trips with Your Dog read article»

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Top Travel Gift for Every Price Point read article»

Top US Destinations to Visit in 2017 read article»

Travel Apps: Tour with a Local read article»

Travel Deals Near & Far Through the Rest of 2016 read article»

Travel Insurance: Yes, It’s Worth It read article»

Travel Roundup: 4 Tips and Deals read article»

Travel Roundup: The Best Luggage and Insect Repellents read article»

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Travelers’ Dirty Little Secrets read article»

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TripAdvisor Names Best Restaurants in US, World read article»

TripAdvisor’s Top 25 US Attractions read article»

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What Your Age Says About How You Travel read article»

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Which Travel Rewards Credit Cards Are Best? read article»

Who Gets the Most Vacation Time and Who Takes the Least? read article»

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Winter Beach Getaway: St. Simons Island read article»

Winter Deals on Caribbean and Latin America Beach Resorts read article»

Winter Travel Bargain: Visit Asia read article»

Women-Only Trips read article»

World Rhino Day: Go on a Rhino Tagging Safari read article»

Yellowstone National Park’s Amazing Geothermal Features read article»

Yellowstone National Park’s Wildlife: Bison and More read article»

You’re Probably Under-Vacationed and It’s Probably Your Own Fault read article»

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