Vacation Tips & Advice

10 Secrets for Traveling Like a Local

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Travel in itself is one of the most rewarding experiences. You get to see new places, immerse yourself in new experiences, try new cuisines and meet incredibly vibrant and unique people. However, not all travel is created equal. So many people miss the once-in-a-lifetime moments and the unforgettable encounters when their faces are buried deep in ...

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Las Vegas: 10 Best Bets When You Want to Step Away from the Action

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Sure, you could spend all day seeing shows and playing slot machines in the casino, but everyone needs a little break from Sin City's neon landscape. Thrill-seekers can scramble on rock formations at Valley of Fire State Park, or take a helicopter tour to the Grand Canyon. And for those who want to ...

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How to Travel Like a Flight Attendant

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Traveling is no doubt an exciting venture. Choosing where to vacation, then researching the attractions, culture and local dishes before you arrive can be just as thrilling as experiencing the new destination itself. Although visiting a new part of the world is fun, getting there can be an entirely different story. Finding the right accommodations and ...

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6 Simple Tips for Planning Your First International Trip

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If you're planning your first vacation beyond American borders, you're probably feeling overwhelmed. After all, there are so many factors to consider. Should you book a hotel or will a hostel provide a more authentic experience? Should you sign up for guided tours or be adventurous and explore on your own? Is it safe ...

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8 Great Winter Resorts for Fun in the Summer Sun

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You may have already packed away your ski boots and poles, but now it's time for summertime fun at many of the country's top winter lodges and resorts. From scenic gondola rides to horseback riding in national forests to splashing around in local swimming holes, there's plenty to do, see and explore in ...

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10 After-dark Activities to Experience This Summer

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Only when the sun goes down can you enjoy some of the best outdoor activities of the summer, and in the cooler night air no less. From stargazing parties to desert garden flashlight tours to evening turtle walks, there's a lot that can be done and enjoyed only at night. Here are 10 must-do evening ...

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