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Historic & Haunted? 5 Questions for The Stanley Hotel

You asked and our experts answered. Is this one of America's most "haunted" hotels?
Sailing into Tracy Arm Fjord in Alaska. Photo by Celebrity Cruises

Top 10 Places to See in Alaska by Cruise Ship

From Glacier Bay to Hubbard Glacier, Alaska is filled with natural wonders -- and some of them are best seen from a cruise ship. Here's a list of the top 10 things to do and see in Alaska by cruise ship.
Best kid-friendly winter destinations

Planning a Winter Family Vacation? 5 Kid-Friendly Winter Destinations

Looking for a winter family get-away? From Colorado to Ottawa, here are some of the best kid-friendly winter destinations for families from all around the world.
The Old Burying Point is a popular spot to visit on Halloween in Salem, MA

Halloween in Salem, Massachusetts

The town that once executed 20 of its own during the Salem Witch Trials has moved on from its past to embrace those from all walks of life. In the meantime, it has a little fun with Halloween during its month-long Haunted Happenings in Salem
Swimming with manatees in Citrus County, Florida

Swimming with Manatees in Florida

Get up close and personal with the manatees of Citrus County, the only place in US where you can swim with sea cows.
Our park service guide tells us about the life of the Ancient Publoans in Cliff Palace at Mesa Verde National Park. Photo by Janna Graber

In the Footsteps of the Ancient: Mesa Verde National Park

From 550 A.D. to 1,300 A.D., the Ancestral Puebloans lived and worked in what is now Mesa Verde National Park. Today, you can visit many of the 5,000 stone structures they left behind. Tours are available to Cliff Palace, the most popular ruin in Mesa Verde was once home to 150 families.
Top 10 Things to Do in NYC

Top 10 Reasons to Visit New York City

There’s something for everyone in New York City. Check out our Top 10 list.
Best beach destinations

Surf, Sand and Sea: 5 Beach Destinations You Won’t Want to...

White sand, clear water and seaside cabanas are calling from all corners of the globe. Which is the best beach destination to visit? Here are our picks for five top beaches you won't want to miss.
A horse packing trip in British Columbia offers adventure and incredible views. Photo by Tsylos Lodge

Horse Packing Adventure in British Columbia

A horse pack trip is one of the best ways to explore the Chilcotin Plateau in British Columbia, one of the last great wilderness areas in North America that is relatively untouched by mankind.
Where are the best places to see fall colors?

Best Places to View the Fall Colors

When the calendar moves into autumn, Mother Nature puts on a splendid display of fall colors. From the vibrant forests of Vermont to the alpine wonders of Aspen, Colorado, here are our favorite places in the USA to view the fall foliage.
A moose in Yellowstone National Park. Photo by Jennifer Baines

Wild at Heart: Yellowstone National Park

Most visitors to Yellowstone National Park come to see the "‘Big 5" – wolves, bison, grizzly bears, moose and bald eagles – but this American national park is also home to black bear, bighorn sheep, lynx, pronghorn, mountain lion and coyote, to name just a few.
Golden, British Columbia is an outdoor lover's playground. Photo by Chris Wheeler

Golden, British Columbia: Canada’s Adrenalin Rush

This small town in British Columbia is one of Canada's adventure capitals. From hiking and rafting to cycling and skiing, Golden, BC is an outdoor adventure lover's paradise. Here's what to see and do in Golden, British Columbia.
Best BBQ in America

America’s Best BBQ Cities

Barbecue is uniquely American, and different parts of the country have their own barbecue traditions. Whether you’re a BBQ connoisseur or just love to eat good food, head to one these top BBQ cities to enjoy some of America’s best barbecue.
A typical Acoma Pueblo house Photo by Claudia Carbone

Acoma Pueblo: Living History of Ancient Culture in New Mexico

Atop a sun-baked mesa in New Mexico sits the “oldest continuously inhabited” community in North America. The Acoma Pueblo have lived here for more than 1,000 years, and some 300 mud-brick and sandstone structures with no electricity or running water are still used today.

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