by Travel + Leisure Staff November 10, 2014 For nearly 500 years, the emperors living within Beijing’s opulent Forbidden City dictated who could enter and leave. Well, the gates have opened, and tourists are pouring in to see it all for themselves. Attendance is up by 2.5 million since 2010. The Forbidden City is a dream destination […]
by Travel + Leisure Staff September 22, 2016 Every couple deserves a trip to their own personal paradise, whether that means holing up in a cozy mountain lodge, kicking back beachside with a frozen cocktail, or checking into a resort with top-tier amenities like open-roof cedar showers. The most fabulous getaways offer a little bit of everything: natural wonder, unmatched indulgence, true […]
by Katrina Brown Hunt Among the trips Casey Wohl racked up while researching the Girls Getaway Guide, one of the most memorable was Savannah, GA. “That’s where we had breakfast next to Robert Redford and met him afterward,” she says. “Talk about a hot girls’ getaway.”
by Tom Austin Nightlife-driven souls looking for Floridian action point their convertibles toward the likes of Fort Lauderdale and Key West. But a certain quieter, off-the-radar destination on the state’s Gulf Coast holds a different kind of allure.
by Nikki Ekstein You’ve heard the myths: Tuesday is the best day to book airfare. Wednesday is the best day to fly. January is the cheapest month to travel. All of them are up for debate, to a certain extent. But according to new data from Booking.com, you can count on getting good hotel values by picking the right […]
by David A. Keeps Even for die-hard swimmers, surfers, and sunbathers, sometimes a day at the beach is anything but. You know the drill: too many people, too much noise, not nearly enough serenity to enjoy the majesty of blue skies and white-crested waves.
by Travel + Leisure Staff Exploring the “lost city” of Petra, a walking safari in Zambia, a cruise to Antarctica: This isn’t your average trip. Take your family vacation to the next level with 25 destinations worthy of your bucket-list. For an extended version of these itineraries, plus additional trips, tips, and photos, pick up a copy […]
by Bree Sposato and Christina Vercelletto The kids want to go ziplining—for the third time in two days. But you don’t need to think twice. When you’re staying at an all-inclusive resort, nearly everything is included, so the pressure is off to constantly tally the cost of your vacation.
By The Budget Travel Editors #1 ASBURY PARK, NEW JERSEY The “coolest comeback” on the Shore. Asbury Park, New Jersey, an easy road trip from New York or Philadelphia, exemplifies the cultural and ethnic diversity, creative energy, and unparalleled natural beauty that have defined America for more than two centuries. The “coolest comeback” in the […]
by Sarah Feldberg Numerous studies have found benefits to spending time in the outdoors: better concentration, elevated mood, even faster healing and improved sleep patterns.