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The Changing of the Guard in Quebec. Photo by Rich Grant

British Mania: Where to See the Royal Guard

There’s no more iconic image of the British Empire than a redcoat soldier. From Buckingham Palace to Windsor Castle, here are 10 places to see them.
Wild ponies grazing on Assateague Island.

Wild Ponies and Windswept Beaches: Camping on Assateague Island

With its wild ponies and wind-swept beaches, Assateague Island is a rewarding place to pitch your tent.
Dog sledding in Maine with Mahoosuc Guide Service Maine

Winter Wonder: Dog Sledding Adventure in Maine

An Australian traveler discovers the exhilaration of steering a team of huskies across a frozen lake in western Maine.
Diamond Head Crater on Oahu, Hawaii. Flickr/pedrik

Hiking Diamond Head Trail on Oahu

Diamond Head is the most popular hike on Oahu, offering breathtaking, 360-degree island views at the summit. Here’s what you need to know before hiking Diamond Head.
Where is the best place to see the Northern Lights?

Where is the Best Place to See the Northern Lights?

The Northern Lights have been fueling imaginations for millennia. Here are the best places in the world to see the incredible Northern Lights.
A 22-foot Christmas tree is the centerpiece in the lobby of the Hotel Boulderado in Boulder, Colorado. Photo by Benjamin Rader

A Holiday Weekend in Boulder, Colorado

During the holidays, Boulder dons its finest. Nowhere is that more evident than at Hotel Boulderado, a historic Colorado hotel on the National Registry of Historic Places.

Exploring the Culinary Delights of Harlem in New York City

Harlem isn't often the first destination on a visit to NYC, but this neighborhood has its own unique style. You find that at Ramen Oysters Kitchen Cocktails in Harlem.
Where is the North Pole?

Santa Claus: Where is the North Pole?

Yes, Santa Claus does exist. Just head to one of these "North Pole" locations to see the Jolly Ol' Elf in person.
The home where The Christmas Story is located in Cleveland, Ohio.

Holiday Classic: A Christmas Story House

"A Christmas Story" has become a favorite holiday movie. In Ohio, you can visit the house where it was filmed.
The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree. Photo by Flickr/gigi_nyc

A Travel Guide to Winter in New York City

New York City is buzzing any time of the year, but it takes on a magical (though certainly not muted) quality in the winter. Be prepared with this guide.
View from Fort Mackinac of the harbor. Photo by Rich Grant

Chasing the Last Weeks of Autumn in North Michigan

Why visit Michigan in the fall? From Hemingway and pumpkin farms to islands without cars to tunnels of trees, whitefish sandwiches and hoppy IPAs, there's plenty to discover in North Michigan.
Phoenix, Arizona is an excellent escape from cold winter weather. Photo by Visit Phoenix

Three Days in Phoenix

The capital of Arizona, Phoenix is the perfect place to escape the winter cold. From hiking to dining, here's what you can do with three days in Phoenix.
Hawaiian culture is rich with diversity. Photo by Janna Graber

One, Many, All: Hawaii’s Human Mosaic

Hawaiian culture is rich with diversity. A local offers his insight on his unique island home.
Best holiday destinations n the USA

Best Holiday Destinations in the USA

Looking for a fun place to spend the holidays in the USA? Here are five destinations that will make your Christmas or holidays something special to remember.