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Travel Tips

Ultimate Iowa State Fair Travel Guide

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

Getting ready for first cruise

Cruising 101: First Time Cruise Tips

Heather McManus | July 30, 2019
If you've never taken a cruise before check out these insider tips and get answers to all your burning questions.

How to Enjoy a Cheap Golf Trip to Myrtle Beach

Jennifer Cuellar | July 26, 2019
Saving money on the greens of Myrtle Beach

How to Score Cheap Grand Canyon Tours

Kohleun Adamson | July 24, 2019
Exploring the Grand Canyon on cheap tours

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Solo Travel Tips and Tricks

Expedia | June 17, 2019
Solo travel offers the chance to hit the open road, catch a flight to anywhere-you-please, and explore the world on your own terms. This solo travel guide has all the tips and tricks you’ll need for a perfect trip. Getting ...

Free Things to Do in NYC with Kids

Kohleun Adamson | June 14, 2019
Enjoying New York as a family with the top free things to do with kids in NYC

Things to Do

Pike Place Market in Seattle when it rains

Best Things to Do in Seattle When it Rains

Camille Meyers | August 19, 2019
If the weather in Seattle turns cloudy and you’re wondering what to do when it rains, fear not. Seattleites don’t let a rainy day ruin their plans, and neither should you.

Rugby player for the Rugby World Cup in Japan

Rugby World Cup Japan: Things to Do Between Matches

Camille Meyers | August 14, 2019
Crouch, bind, set for the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan! With matches spread over 12 venues in cities across the country, traveling for the Rugby World Cup lets you experience Japanese culture and hospitality beyond the usual tourist cities.

A first-timer’s guide through Cleveland, Ohio

Carol Cain | August 8, 2019
Exploring the highlights of this hip and cool Midwest city

Skyline of Seattle at sunset with a golden horizon and the Space Needle—romantic Seattle date views

Cheap Date Ideas in Seattle

Kohleun Adamson | July 29, 2019
Gorgeous views of Puget Sound, an amazing food scene, and unique events make it easy to go on romantic dates in Seattle—whether you want to make a great first impression or feed the fire of your current relationship. Love may ...

Woman swimming with sharks in an Aquarium

11 Places Where You Can Swim with Sharks

Camille Meyers | July 26, 2019
From cage diving with great whites in Australia to snorkeling with whale sharks in Mexico, here are the best places in the world to swim with sharks.

5 Best Ways to Experience Florence in a Day

Expedia Local Expert | July 25, 2019
Discover the best of Florence in a single day with guided tours that take you to all the city's top sights.

Hotels

places to unwind

10 Vacation Spots to Unplug

Expedia | August 15, 2019
The winter months are a great time to visit any and all of these destinations, so now’s the perfect time to start planning a trip

Top Rated Dog-Friendly Hotels in the US

Christie Hudson | August 9, 2019
Don't leave your furry friend at home during your next travel adventure

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The 8 Best Hotels in Los Angeles for Families

Expedia | August 2, 2019
Whether you want to take the kids to the Griffith Observatory or tour old Hollywood, Los Angeles is a magical place for families.

Where to stay in Boston

Where to stay in Boston when traveling

Expedia | December 21, 2018
Historic grandeur and cool, contemporary attractions all await in Boston. Here are the best areas where you can settle and explore.

Shanghai Places to See

Best places to stay in Shanghai

Expedia | December 13, 2018
From modern marvels to millennia-old edifices, a visit to Shanghai is time travel at its best

Where to stay in Tokyo

Expedia | November 21, 2018
Japan's capital is a vast, sprawling, exhilarating metropolis. So how do you decide where to unpack? Here are some ideas.

Itineraries

Fitness Breaks: A Day in Seattle

Expedia Guest Author | January 31, 2017
Spending the day in Seattle with a fitness-focused itinerary

Fitness Itinerary for Washington DC

Turning National Mall into D.C.’s Best Gym: A 5-Mile Running Circuit

Expedia Guest Author | January 31, 2017
A scenic ten-stop, 5-mile route around Washington, D.C., for any season

A Montreal Fitness Break Itinerary

Expedia Guest Author | January 31, 2017
Montreal is a city brimming with inspirational places. It is not known as one of the world’s most eclectic cities for nothing! The city is home to all kinds of unique and original shops, restaurants and cafés. If you happen ...

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A Seattle Fitness Break Itinerary

Expedia Guest Author | January 31, 2017
An itinerary to see some of Seattle's sights while staying active and logging at least 10,000 steps in the process

Barcelona Fitness Itinerary

A Barcelona Fitness Break Itinerary

Expedia Guest Author | January 31, 2017
Barcelona is a very popular city all around the world, especially for its modernist architecture, its nightlife and cuisine. It’s a city that offers so much more, though, especially if you’re willing to get up early and exercise. Here’s a ...

A Rio de Janeiro Fitness Break Itinerary

Expedia Guest Author | January 31, 2017
Rio is an outdoor lovers’ dream, and it’s easy to understand why. The city has myriad natural beauties. The “Cariocas”, as the residents are called, love to exercise, swim in the sea, hike and admire the sunset after mountain climbing ...

Visual

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Soccer Jerseys Inspired by Regions of Europe

Expedia | March 3, 2019
Jerseys that create teams inspired by the regions of Europe.

Most Scenic Drives in America, Pixel Art Style

Expedia | February 19, 2019
Come on a journey through pixel art gifs across the USA.

7 Floor plans of famous hotel rooms from film

7 floor plans of famous hotel rooms from film

Expedia | December 11, 2018
Explore the most famous hotel rooms from film with our detailed floor plan designs

6 of the most amazing hotels never built

Expedia | October 16, 2018
Exploring the most amazing hotels that never reached the final building stage

The most photographed places in the world based on traveler data

Expedia | June 25, 2018
Trover and Expedia partnered to explore the most-often photographed cities on the planet

The flavors of 7 world cuisines, visualized

Expedia | March 22, 2018
Visually experience the most popular cuisines from across the world.

Photography

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.

A woman laying down and a troup of people marching into her open mouth taken using forced perspective to create the optical illusion in the Uyuni Salt Flats in Bolivia

9 Ideas for Fun Family Vacation Photos

Camille Meyers | June 24, 2019
Turn taking family vacation photos into a game the whole family wants to play with these fun and funny photo ideas for your next trip.

Two people taking a selfie in front of the Coloseum in Rome while taking Instagram Tours

6 Instagram Tours to Capture Amazing #travelphotography

Camille Meyers | June 19, 2019
Stop scrolling through your feed and dreaming. You’re only a few clicks away from creating your own amazing travel photos.

Man looking at the screen of his digital camera at a picture of a woman in a tutu that he just took

Learn How to Take Amazing Travel Photos

Camille Meyers | June 18, 2019
Bring home a gallery of fantastic travel photos with these simple tips and tricks.

Video

Barcelona Spain

Barcelona Vacation Ideas for Planning an Itinerary

Expedia | August 11, 2019
Here are our favorite vacation ideas for Barcelona, one of Europe’s premier cultural destinations.

Monterey California

Monterey Vacation Ideas for Planning an Itinerary

Expedia | July 24, 2019
Plan your trip to Monterey, the perfect coastal hideaway for romantic weekend escapes, family vacations, and solo adventures.

Stockholm Vacation Ideas for Planning an Itinerary

Expedia | June 26, 2019
Stockholm is a true Nordic gem and although it is often overlooked in favor of other Scandinavian cities, this “Beauty on Water” has plenty to offer.

Palm Springs Vacation Ideas for Planning an Itinerary

Expedia | June 17, 2019
Check out our video travel guide and see why Palm Springs is a winning destination for the many Angelenos that flock here each year.

Beautiful places to visit in Vancouver Island travel itinerary

Vancouver Island Vacation Ideas for Planning an Itinerary

Expedia | June 14, 2019
Vancouver Island is home to both the elegant provincial capital of British Columbia, and hundreds of square miles of untouched wilderness.

itinerary ideas japan looking out over nagasaki skyline

Nagasaki Vacation Ideas for Planning an Itinerary

Expedia | May 15, 2019
Nagasaki is home to some of Japan's most profound attractions. This guide helps you plan the perfect itinerary filled with historic significance and traditional charm.

Top lists

Top Rated Dog-Friendly Hotels in the US

Christie Hudson | August 9, 2019
Don't leave your furry friend at home during your next travel adventure

Best Places to Travel with Friends in the US

Camille Meyers | August 2, 2019
Traveling with friends is a great way have adventure, deepen bonds, and explore awesome places across the US.

5 Best Ways to Experience Florence in a Day

Expedia Local Expert | July 25, 2019
Discover the best of Florence in a single day with guided tours that take you to all the city's top sights.

The ultimate birthday getaways

Chloe Mulliner | January 5, 2018
Celebrating the top places to ring in milestone birthdays

Banff and Lake Louise, Canada’s best-kept winter secret

Expedia Guest Author | August 28, 2017
Exploring through the pristine forests, soaring mountain passes and charming communities found in Banff National Park

Journey through 5 ages in Ireland’s Ancient East

Expedia Guest Author | July 10, 2017
Exploring the ancient history of Ireland