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Fall

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10 Best State Fairs to Visit this Year

Expedia | August 14, 2019
There's no better way to cap off a great summer than a visit at the state fair. Here we've listed out the 10 best state fairs in the country.

How to save money on travel

Alexis Tiacoh | July 2, 2018
These are the latest travel hacks from Expedia you never knew could save time and money

Americans pick their favorite destinations

Chloe Mulliner | March 1, 2018
Revealing the results of a recent travel survey

15 Places for the perfect childfree getaway

Meredith Castin | February 22, 2018
Vacationing without kiddos in these top travel spots

Small-town harvest festivals you must experience before winter

Kohleun Adamson | September 28, 2017
Carving pumpkins, eating pie, and having fun till the cows come home

5 ways to enjoy fall along the Wild Atlantic Way

Expedia Guest Author | July 10, 2017
Experiencing Ireland's western seaboard, the Wild Atlantic Way

Winter

Winter wellness in Whistler, BC

Trip Styler | February 19, 2019
Honing in on health in British Columbia’s high alpine

Snow covers alpine trees in one of the best places to visit on Christmas.

The best US places to spend a white Christmas

Chloe Mulliner | December 3, 2018
Waking up to snow on Christmas morning in these top destinations

Family and friends toasting with classic fall drinks and winter coffee drinks

Seasonal drinks: America’s favorite fall and winter sips

Kohleun Adamson | November 12, 2018
Sampling the most popular cold-weather beverages across America

Amazing travel deals for Expedia’s 2018 Black Friday and Cyber Monday sale

Alexis Tiacoh | November 11, 2018
Up to 50 percent off flights, 75 percent off hotels online, and 90 percent off hotels in the Expedia App

Skier at one of the Best Ski Resorts in the US

Best ski resorts in the US for every traveler

Expedia Local Expert | November 9, 2018
Find the best ski resorts for you and everyone in the family with this helpful guide.

Top honeymoon destinations in the US

Chloe Mulliner | October 8, 2018
Falling in love all over again in these vacation spots

Summer

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10 Best State Fairs to Visit this Year

Expedia | August 14, 2019
There's no better way to cap off a great summer than a visit at the state fair. Here we've listed out the 10 best state fairs in the country.

Ultimate Iowa State Fair Travel Guide

Jennifer Cuellar | August 2, 2019
Everything you need to know before enjoying the Iowa State Fair

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The Best Ballparks to Visit this Summer

Expedia | August 1, 2019
Nothing feels more like summer than a baseball game. We've outlined the 10 best ballparks in baseball for you to visit this summer.

National Ice Cream Day: Gelato vs. Ice Cream

Camille Meyers | July 5, 2019
What’s the difference between gelato and ice cream? Here’s the scoop.

Top honeymoon destinations in the US

Chloe Mulliner | October 8, 2018
Falling in love all over again in these vacation spots

21 of the most scenic East Coast cities

Chloe Mulliner | September 17, 2018
Pinpointing picturesque destinations along the East Coast

Spring

Beautiful Gardens Around the World to Visit This Spring

Camille Meyers | March 14, 2019
Stop and smell the flowers on your next vacation in these gorgeous gardens across the globe.

Say “see ya” to winter in these 25 cities

Chloe Mulliner | May 14, 2018
Celebrating the change in season in these top destinations

Get your kicks in the most walkable cities

Kohleun Adamson | May 2, 2018
Strutting your stuff across the USA

How to make your stars align for your spring getaway

Expedia Guest Author | April 7, 2018
Where each sign should go in April

Americans pick their favorite destinations

Chloe Mulliner | March 1, 2018
Revealing the results of a recent travel survey

15 Places for the perfect childfree getaway

Meredith Castin | February 22, 2018
Vacationing without kiddos in these top travel spots

Wedding

Bride and groom kiss in celebration of their marriage with a the Grand Canyon in the background

Unforgettable ways to say“I Do” in ultimate Vegas style

Expedia Local Expert | February 13, 2017
What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas—unless it's marital bliss!

LGBT wedding and honeymoon guide: Hawaii Island

No Vacation Required | June 28, 2016
Finding an ideal spot for a gay wedding or honeymoon on the Big Island

10 wedding traditions from around the world

Travel with Kate | April 28, 2016
Inspiring international wedding customs

How to plan a wedding abroad

Travel with Kate | January 22, 2016
Knowing what to expect for a destination wedding

Extravagant venues for a Paris wedding

Travel with Kate | June 24, 2015
Planning a wedding in or near Paris

Planning a destination proposal

Expedia Guest Author | May 11, 2015
Uncovering Ritani's tips for planning the perfect destination proposal

Honeymoon

Why Hire a Professional Vacation Photographer

Camille Meyers | June 28, 2019
Avoid awkward selfies, blurry photos taken by strangers, and always being stuck behind the lens by hiring a vacation photographer.

Top honeymoon destinations in the US

Chloe Mulliner | October 8, 2018
Falling in love all over again in these vacation spots

Most under-the-radar cities in America, part 2

Lily Rogers | August 3, 2018
Finding hidden gems all around the country

21 of the most scenic West Coast cities

Lily Rogers | July 2, 2018
Discovering why the West Coast is the best coast

Exploring adventures in Mexico

Captain And Clark | October 26, 2016
Exploring the best adventures Mexico has to offer

The LeBrun Instagram Diaries: Promenade in Paris

Lauren LeBrun | October 14, 2016
Second episode of an ongoing blog series that follows a young female backpacker and her husband around the world

Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day around the world

Expedia Local Expert | February 4, 2018
From enchanting strolls in Kyoto to dance lessons in Vienna

10 romantic things to do this Valentine’s Day

Expedia Local Expert | February 9, 2016
Travel is for lovers, we always say. With Valentine’s Day around the corner, here’s our bucket list of things to do for all you hand-holders, sweethearts, and right-swiping romantics out there. 1. Stick with the classics and it’s hard to ...

Perfect New York date ideas in the city

Carol Cain | February 5, 2016
Keeping the love for the city and each other alive and well

Top 5 most romantic cities in the world

Captain And Clark | February 3, 2016
Celebrating the love in some of the most romantic cities in the world

Expedia Heat Index 2016

Sarah Waffle Gavin | February 3, 2016
Investigating connections between travel and love

Most romantic restaurants in Las Vegas

Matt Villano | February 2, 2016
Catching a cozy meal with your partner at Sin City’s best

Bachelor Bachelorette

Miami's downtown at the edge of turquoise waters.

Travel Miami: 10 different ways to explore the Magic City

Lara Herrington | February 1, 2019
Explore Miami’s city, sea, and swamps in fun and creative ways—be it a bike, a banana boat, or a helicopter.

Bourbon street time lapse night image

One last hurrah in New Orleans

Expedia Local Expert | April 30, 2017
4 classic itineraries to celebrate your bachelor or bachelorette weekend in NOLA

Extravagant show in nightclub in Cancun

5 ways to take Cancun nightlife by storm

Expedia Local Expert | December 1, 2016
One tequila, two tequila, three tequila more

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How to saber a bottle of bubbly

Trip Styler | June 30, 2016
Taking your Champagne-soaked celebration to the next level

Top 5 rooftop bars in NYC

Captain And Clark | May 10, 2016
Enjoying sky-high libations with some of the best views in New York City

Spa getaways in Scottsdale

Kara Williams | October 8, 2014
Sampling some of the most sublime spa experiences in Scottsdale, Arizona

Festivals and events

An Insider’s Guide to Austin City Limits

Kohleun Adamson | August 14, 2019
Customize your concert weekend with this helpful how-to guide

Friends toasting at the Great American Beer Festival in Denver

The Ultimate Guide to the Great American Beer Festival

Kohleun Adamson | August 12, 2019
Discovering all the best things to see and do for the true hop-head

Chromed out V-Twin engines are a popular sight at Bike Week in Ocean City.

The Ultimate Guide to Bike Week in Ocean City

Jennifer Cuellar | August 7, 2019
Everything you need to know before heading to Bike Week

A concert crowd cheers at the Bumbershoot Festival in Seattle.

Everything You Need to Know About Bumbershoot in Seattle

Jennifer Cuellar | August 6, 2019
Navigating the music festival with zero stress

Rainbow Pride flags hanging over a busy street during Carnival in Provincetown

Everything You Need to Know About Carnival in Provincetown

Kohleun Adamson | August 5, 2019
Joining Provincetown’s biggest celebration

Famous Neptune Statue with a bright blue sky behind it at the Virginia Beach Boardwalk.

A Guide to the Neptune Festival in Virginia Beach

Chloe Mulliner | August 5, 2019
Uncovering some of the best events during the year-long festival

Halloween

Halloween Parties around the world

Best Halloween parties in the world

Expedia Local Expert | October 9, 2018
Orlando or London? Cemetery or haunted maze? Choose your own scary adventure with the world’s best Halloween parties.

Halloween destinations: 13 of the spookiest places to celebrate All Hallows’ Eve

Expedia Local Expert | October 23, 2017
When it comes to Halloween, most revelers stick to costume parties or gorging themselves on candy corn at home

Christmas

Santa on a Christmas Cruise

5 things to consider when planning a Christmas cruise 

Expedia | December 18, 2018
'Tis the season to plan a cruise vacation

Things to Do This Christmas

Things to do around the world this Christmas

Expedia Local Expert | December 14, 2018
Travel the world this holiday season and take part in some of the most festive things to do this Christmas.

Snow covers alpine trees in one of the best places to visit on Christmas.

The best US places to spend a white Christmas

Chloe Mulliner | December 3, 2018
Waking up to snow on Christmas morning in these top destinations

Top Christmas markets in Great Britain

Lauren LeBrun | November 29, 2016
Discovering the best British markets to celebrate the holiday season

Christmas in Europe

Customs and traditions for celebrating Christmas in Europe

Lauren LeBrun | November 4, 2016
Discovering European ways to celebrate the holidays

2016 holiday travel trends

Sarah Waffle Gavin | November 3, 2016
Unveiling this year’s ‘holidata’ about when to fly, how to save, and other travel tips