With its natural beauty and outdoor activities, Western Maine draws those who love outdoor adventure and small-town hospitality.
Best small town vacations
Ready for an escape like no other? Washington’s San Juan Islands consist of 172 islands and seriously, you can’t imagine a more serene, get-away-from-it-all destination. Get inspired by one writer’s experience exploring the San Juan Islands.
Winter brings its own kind of adventure to Fairbanks, Alaska. After a day full of fat bikes and skiing, you can warm up in the Chena Hot Springs under the Northern Lights.
Deadwood, South Dakota has retained its Wild West spirit and celebrates its unique history of saloons, brothels and Wild Bill.
Known for its Wild West beginnings, Cheyenne offers its own holiday flair. Read about the relaxed holiday fun this Wyoming city provides.
Explore Russia’s off-the-beaten track destinations and mysterious train stops while on a journey on the Trans-Siberian Railway.
If the holiday season turns you into a grinch, the antidote might be a festive German village and the joys of the Monschau Christmas market.
“A Christmas Story” has become an iconic holiday movie. In Cleveland, Ohio, you can see the house where this classic movie was filmed.
We had expected beautiful alpine villages in Switzerland but also found a land rich with cultural diversity by traveling off the beaten path.
Where can you find Santa Claus outside of the North Pole? Try the little Midwestern town of Santa Claus, Indiana, home of the Holiday World amusement park.
Sitting on the Sea of Galilee, Tveriah boasts beauty, flavors and rich culture. Here is a guide to the best sights to see in the gorgeous Israeli city.
Delft, Netherlands is known for its distinct Delft Blue pottery. But there’s more to see in this small Dutch town, including canal tours.