Berlin, MD, is Budget Travel's Coolest Small Town 2014! (Courtesy Worcester County Tourism) Who wouldn’t want to live in the Coolest Small Town in America?
See the countries. (Dreamstime.com) Some places are just a downright hassle to visit. We'd never suggest you cross them off your list just because you have to jump through some bureaucratic hoops, but here's what you need to know before you go!
The incredible Bailong Elevator in China's Zhangjiaijie National Forest Park rises 1,070 fee up a sheer cliff.
(Edwin Fotheringham) C'mon. You know you want one. You've seen other folks ushered into first class, given the key to a hotel suite that's a lot bigger than the one they paid for, or peel out of the rental lot in a way hotter car than the one they can afford.
(Illustration by Edwin Fotheringham) Escaping for a long weekend can be the best, right? But these tragic—and totally avoidable!
You may want to wait for protests to settle down before visiting Sanphet Prasat Palace in Bangkok, Thailand. (Dmitry Pichugin/Dreamstime.com) Sure, the world can be a dangerous place, but we're happy to report progress in some notorious trouble spots.
The Memorial Presbyterian Church in St. Augustine was built by railroad magnate Henry Flagler. (Courtesy Ebyabe/Wikimedia Commons) America's churches are just as intriguing as their European counterparts.
Satisfy your sweet tooth with these classic regional treats from around the country. (Stephanie Adams) Ready for the ultimate American food odyssey?
Yum! The pizzeria near your hotel left a tempting flyer under your door. Sounds good, right? But did you know that the flyer could be a travel scam—and you're about to hand over your credit or debit card info to an identity thief?
Views of beautiful beaches, like this on in Maui, can be yours—just don't forget to bring your camera!
An NYC cabbie drives off with your valuables! Game over? Hardly. We've got fixes for this and other calamities that will help you cope when you're staring down the ultimate worst-case travel scenarios.
(Blagov58/Dreamstime) So you thought you had to put those Tahitian dreams on hold? Think again. Luxe locales like Fiji, the Cook Islands—and, yes, even Tahiti!
(Whitney Tressel) No matter what your "vacation personality" is, Costa Rica has something just for you: Relax, go green, see the bucket-list sights, eat, or try some exciting (but easy and safe) adventures—like zip-lining over a cloud forest!
The pool at Palm Springs' fabulous Del Marcos hotel is just one example of the luxe touches you can expect from a getaway to this stylish–but surprisingly affordable—desert city.
(Courtesy Sandos Caracol) How does an all-inclusive resort for under $100 a night sound? Now, imagine eight of them along Mexico’s Riviera Maya, where infinity pools and swim-up bars meet the ruins at Tulum and the glittering, warm Caribbean.
The blue waters off the coast of California's Catalina Island. (Courtesy mrkahtika/flickr) The snow is piling up and all you want to do is escape to a warm island?
From penguins on the beach to unforgettable music, cuisine, and, of course, the "big five," South Africa—the country that Nelson Madela changed forever—offers a mind-blowing diversity of travel experiences.
Acting like a tourist—including eating American fast food, sporting a fanny pack, and treating everyone as if they were there to wait on you—is one of the dumbest things you can do when traveling abroad.
(Courtesy Fraser Hart/Wikimedia Commons) Whether you're a Caribbean veteran or a wannabe, our Islands Quiz is brimming with spectacular vacation ideas!
Whether you're visiting a national park, a great beach, or just making a quick weekend getaway, kid-friendly hotels offer a world of freebies, discounts, and conveniences for in-the-know families.