When to Buy Holiday Airline Tickets to Save the Most MoneySeptember 9th 2016
Even though weâ€™re barely beyond Labor Day, Hipmunk suggests we start thinking about Thanksgiving and Christmas if we want to spend less money on airfare. To save the most on flights to see friends and relatives who live in the top 20 largest markets, the travel booking site recommends we purchase airline tickets six weeks in advance.
Simply Look Up for Starry Skies in National ParksJuly 20th 2016
When visiting national parks, we expect to see awesome vistas, cascading waterfalls, towering canyon walls, and other park wonders, but by simply looking up at night we experience a dazzling display of constellations, planets, and nebulae.
Galapagos Islands: An Animal Lover's DreamJuly 12th 2016
On a cruise of the Galapagos Islands, 600 miles off the shore of Ecuador, you can watch sea lions, walk past colonies of blue-footed boobies, encounter 600-pound giant tortoises, and admire frigate birds and flocks of flamingoes. Exploring the UNESCO World Heritage Site is a dream vacation for animal-lovers.
Which Beach Behaviors Bug Travelers the Most?June 22nd 2016
A new report reads like a good beach bookâ€”full of intriguing facts and gossipy details mixed with a few somewhat salacious items. The just-released survey studies the behavior of beach lovers in North America, South America, Europe, and Asia, as well as in Australia and New Zealand.
9 Tips for Traveling to Find Your AncestorsJune 20th 2016
With the popularity of TV shows such as "Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates" and Alex Haley's "Roots," many Americans are digging into their heritage and planning travel to aid their research. Follow these tips to make the most of your genealogy-related travel.
Paddle and Howl: Canoe and Watch Wolves in Northern MinnesotaJune 8th 2016
Paddle and howl this summer on a canoe trip through Voyageurs National Park and the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. Sharing a similar topography of cliffs, glacier carved lakes, and rocky shores dotted with tall pine trees, both areas are best explored by boat.
How to Choose an Adventure Tour OperatorJune 6th 2016
Whether you want to swim with sea lions in the Galapagos, see elephants and giraffes in Africa, or explore ancient Inca culture in Machu Picchu, going on a guided adventure comes with bonuses. Before you book, make sure you know what you're getting for your money.
Where to Stay: Yellowstone National Park LodgesMay 20th 2016
Where you stay when visiting Yellowstone National Park depends on your budget and the type of experience you seek. The accommodations range from the rustic Roosevelt Lodge Cabins, some with and some without bathrooms, to the casually upscale Lake Yellowstone Hotel.