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Family

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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.

Free Things to Do in Phoenix with Kids

Kohleun Adamson | July 1, 2019
Having fun at the top free things to do with kids in Phoenix

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.

This Summer’s Top 10 Family Getaway Destinations

Expedia | June 27, 2019
Niagara Falls, Cape Cod and the Oregon Coast are just a few of the great stays in this list

Cheap Eats in Boston

Kohleun Adamson | June 26, 2019
Finding the best cheap eats in Boston

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.

Road Trip

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5 Must-See Stops on a California Coast Road Trip

Expedia | August 20, 2019
From the windmills of Solvang to glittering Hollywood, a car trip along the California coast promises unforgettable sights.

Best Stops on a Road Trip in the Shenandoah Valley

Expedia | July 9, 2019
Filled with quaint towns, stunning vistas, and historic sites, the Shenandoah Valley is one of America’s favorite getaways.

Most Scenic Drives in America, Pixel Art Style

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

Eating well on the Great American Road Trip – Southern Route

Expedia Local Expert | July 1, 2018
To help you satisfy your appetite for better eats, we’ve re-imagined a classic road trip

The foolproof guide to finding great vacation deals

Sarah Waffle Gavin | June 18, 2018
How to find a great price on your next vacation

Pigeon Forge in 3, 5, and 7 days

Chloe Mulliner | May 18, 2018
Building your vacation itinerary in eastern Tennessee

Beach

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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

This Summer’s Top 10 Family Getaway Destinations

Expedia | June 27, 2019
Niagara Falls, Cape Cod and the Oregon Coast are just a few of the great stays in this list

Exploring Excellence Oyster Bay, Jamaica: The Excellence Collection’s Newest Adults-Only All-Inclusive Resort

Expedia Guest Author | May 8, 2019
Tips for exploring Excellence Oyster Bay and planning a trip to Jamaica

Excellence El Carmen and Excellence Punta Cana: Which resort is right for your Dominican Republic vacation?

Expedia Guest Author | November 13, 2018
Exploring luxurious, adults-only, all-inclusive resorts

French Polynesia: His Way and Her Way 

Midlife Road Trip | September 20, 2018
Experiencing paradise his way and her way

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

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

Luxury

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

Winter wellness in Whistler, BC

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

Excellence El Carmen and Excellence Punta Cana: Which resort is right for your Dominican Republic vacation?

Expedia Guest Author | November 13, 2018
Exploring luxurious, adults-only, all-inclusive resorts

Excellence, Finest, and Beloved: Which Playa Mujeres Resort is right for your vacation?

Expedia Guest Author | June 28, 2018
Finding your ideal all-inclusive resort with Excellence Group

Get that vacation glow from Estée Lauder and Expedia

Trip Styler | December 26, 2017
Transported by the beauty of travel

ny revitalized downtown

There’s a NEW New York (and it’s where you need to visit)

Trip Styler | November 16, 2017
Finding the place to be in the Big Apple

Romance

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 ...

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Best Places to Propose in the US

Lily Rogers | February 20, 2019
Popping the question in romantic destinations across America

Couple in Singapore's Gardens By the Bay Crazy Rich Asians Film Location

Singapore for couples + Crazy Rich Asians film locations

Camille Meyers | February 8, 2019
From enjoying flowers at Gardens by the Bay to soaking in Marina Bay Sands’ infinity pool, find romance with your bae in Singapore.

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.

Excellence El Carmen and Excellence Punta Cana: Which resort is right for your Dominican Republic vacation?

Expedia Guest Author | November 13, 2018
Exploring luxurious, adults-only, all-inclusive resorts

Top honeymoon destinations in the US

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

Tropical

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

Get that vacation glow from Estée Lauder and Expedia

Trip Styler | December 26, 2017
Transported by the beauty of travel

Discovering our aloha on Oahu

Captain And Clark | February 24, 2017
Using technology and a personalized Hawaiian guide to find your perfect vacation

The LeBrun Instagram Diaries: Backpacking in Bali

Lauren LeBrun | September 14, 2016
Following a young female backpacker and her husband around the world

Top beaches on Oahu for every activity

Captain And Clark | June 10, 2016
Finding the perfect paradise for every type of beachgoer

5 best pools in Hawaii

No Vacation Required | May 6, 2016
Finding the top pools among all the Hawaii Islands

City

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

Experience the Charm and History of Baltimore

Expedia Guest Author | May 15, 2019
Exploring a warm and welcoming American city

Young traveler man using a smartphone for planning the trip in bangkok train station

The 10 Best Travel Apps to Plan a Trip

Lily Rogers | December 5, 2018
Downloading the best apps for savvy travels

26 most stylish cities in the US right now, ranked

Lily Rogers | August 16, 2018
Seeking aesthetics in these trendy fashion spots

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

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

The Bernese summer – a time for friends and fun

Expedia Guest Author | July 23, 2018
If there’s truly an earthly paradise, it’s Bern and the Bernese Oberland!

Business

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The 10 Best Travel Apps to Plan a Trip

Lily Rogers | December 5, 2018
Downloading the best apps for savvy travels

Travel hacks to save your sanity

Lily Rogers | November 14, 2017
Traveling like a pro with these winning tips

What Now for Chatbots in Travel?

Expedia Guest Author | January 23, 2017
2016 was the year when chatbots emerged as a new interface for consumer interaction.

Expedia’s Nautilus Travel Search Engine: Overview and Applications

Expedia Guest Author | January 9, 2017
A history and introduction to Nautilus.

2016 Best of +VIP Access hotels

Sarah Waffle Gavin | December 16, 2016
Honoring our best customers’ favorite places to stay

2017 Global air travel outlook

Sarah Waffle Gavin | December 15, 2016
Falling ticket prices, surging capacity mean good news for air travelers

Budget

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

Where to Find the Best Cheap Eats in Atlantic City

Chloe Mulliner | July 17, 2019
Uncovering the best cheap eats in Atlantic City

Cheap Eats in Nashville

Jennifer Cuellar | July 8, 2019
Discovering the best cheap eats in Nashville.

Cheap Eats in New Orleans

Jennifer Cuellar | July 3, 2019
Enjoying the best cheap eats in New Orleans

Free Things to Do in Phoenix with Kids

Kohleun Adamson | July 1, 2019
Having fun at the top free things to do with kids in Phoenix

Day Trips

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Best Day Trips from Washington D.C.

Expedia | August 7, 2019
Washington D.C. is not only the historic heart of the nation, it’s also perfectly situated for quick and easy getaways.

Best Day Trips from Salt Lake City

Expedia | August 5, 2019
From prehistoric salt flats and heritage railways to stunning ski slopes and ghost towns, Salt Lake City offers great getaways.

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Best Day Trips From Las Vegas

Expedia | June 19, 2019
From the Grand Canyon’s epic splendor to the otherworldly weirdness of Area 51, Las Vegas day trips offer one-of-a-kind escapes.

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Best Day Trips from Chicago

Expedia | April 24, 2019
Pack a bag and discover day trip locations a short drive past the city limits.

21 of the most scenic West Coast cities

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

11 of the best day trips from New Orleans

Chloe Mulliner | February 15, 2018
Cruising to destinations within driving distance of NOLA

Staycation

Sunset in the harbor in one of the best places for staycations, Burlington, Vermont

11 of the Best Cities for a Staycation

Kohleun Adamson | January 16, 2019
Enjoying the local favorites and getting to know your hometown heroes

Planning the perfect staycation, his way and her way

Midlife Road Trip | July 8, 2016
Experiencing your city as a tourist

Foodie foray in Portland

Captain And Clark | November 19, 2014
Delving into a few of the food options in Portland

Best boardwalks in New York

Carol Cain | June 30, 2014
Cruising the best of the Big Apple's beach boardwalks

Best Denver hotel spas

Kara Williams | January 28, 2014
Eucalyptus steam rooms, Vichy showers, and soothing soaking tubs at top spa facilities in Denver

Cozy locales to stay warm in NYC

Carol Cain | December 26, 2013
Stay warm (and hydrated) with these New York City recommendations

Nature

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.

Top Green Destinations this Summer

Expedia | July 12, 2019
Want to have a vacation that's good for you and the environment? Try these green travel destinations

Yoga Outdoors in Bora Bora overlooking a blue lagoon

7 Gorgeous Places to do Yoga Outdoors

Camille Meyers | May 17, 2019
These drop-dead gorgeous places to do yoga will have you doing corpse pose.

Lounging Panda

Travel Activities to Support Wildlife Conservation

Camille Meyers | May 10, 2019
See amazing animals while supporting wildlife conservation with these eco-friendly travel activities.

Couple horseback riding in the ocean

10 Amazing Locations for Horseback Riding Adventures

Camille Meyers | April 17, 2019
Saddle up for adventure on your next trip with a horseback riding tour through breathtaking scenery.

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.

Solo

The Best Solo Travel Destinations

Expedia | June 25, 2019
Visit the rainforests of Costa Rica or the glaciers of Iceland, this list of the best solo travel destinations has you covered.

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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 ...

Sunset in the harbor in one of the best places for staycations, Burlington, Vermont

11 of the Best Cities for a Staycation

Kohleun Adamson | January 16, 2019
Enjoying the local favorites and getting to know your hometown heroes

Best place to escape to in every state

Lily Rogers | January 9, 2019
Looking for reprieve in beautiful spaces

Anchorage Skyline with a winter reflection

19 Cities that must be seen in 2019

Lily Rogers | January 3, 2019
Ringing in the year to come in unexpected places

view from hunts mesa in scenic monument valley, arizona

21 of the most scenic Southwest cities

Lily Rogers | November 16, 2018
Seeking beautiful places to visit in the southwest

Weekend

How to Spend a Weekend in Salt Lake City

Expedia | August 16, 2019
From breathtaking mountains and historic squares to the fastest place on the planet, Salt Lake City is alive with magic.

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How to Spend a Weekend in Orange County, California

Expedia | August 5, 2019
With its beautiful beaches, sizzling art scene, and low-key luxury, Orange County is a great place for a weekend getaway.

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How to Spend a Weekend in Washington D.C.

Expedia | July 24, 2019
From the National Mall’s legendary landmarks to the glittering restaurants of Dupont Circle, Washington D.C. promises an unforgettable adventure.

How to Spend a Weekend in Boston

Expedia | July 11, 2019
Whether you want to wander through history or catch a ballgame, Boston is the perfect spot for a great weekend getaway.

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How to Spend a Weekend in Montreal

Expedia | June 12, 2019
From the cobblestones of Old Montreal to the fashionable shops of Sainte-Catherine Street, Montreal offers an unforgettable getaway.

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How to Spend a Weekend in Houston, Texas

Expedia | June 6, 2019
Whether you’re looking to get down and dirty at a rodeo, or just dig into some Texas-style tacos, Houston promises a great getaway.

LGBTQIA+-friendly

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

4 Areas in New York State that WorldPride visitors shouldn’t miss

No Vacation Required | March 21, 2019
Planning your WorldPride + New York State getaway

A New York State of Pride: WorldPride 2019 in New York

No Vacation Required | February 20, 2019
Planning tips for your trip to WorldPride in New York

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

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

Exciting LGBTQ-friendly cities around the world

Lily Rogers | May 4, 2018
Feeling the love in these inclusive destinations

3 best activities for adults at Disneyland

No Vacation Required | January 13, 2017
Uncovering the best things for adults at Disneyland

Ski

Winter wellness in Whistler, BC

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

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.

10 of the world’s top-notch ski destinations

Sarah Waffle Gavin | January 24, 2018
From Alberta to Queenstown, we’ve found some of the grandest ski resorts that the globe has to offer

US ski destinations: 8 mountain resorts worth your while

Christie Hudson | January 23, 2018
Your midwinter ski trip itch must be scratched!

The Trudeau Travel Effect

Sarah Waffle Gavin | March 28, 2017
Looking at the increase in people traveling to Canada after Trudeau took office

8 hotels with outstanding amenities

Midlife Road Trip | January 25, 2017
Making the most of your guest experiences