The Egadis, an Italy the world has yet to discover

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    The Egadis, an Italy the world has yet to discover

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    In rafts, off the grid on Idaho’s Middle Fork of the Salmon

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    In Tallahassee, getting the party started for game day

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Travel Features

Apptitude: Citymapper gets travelers where they’re going

By foot, mass transport or jetpack, app tries to have you covered.

Attractions from the 1800s vie for attention

Say ‘boo’ to shopping and drinking and take an evening ghost tour of the historic district instead.

Babysitting baboons — and more — in Namibia

At a wildlife sanctuary, visitors don’t just see the animals. They help take care of them.

Discovering a colorful neighborhood in Queens

Little Guyana, a mile-long stretch in the Richmond Hill neighborhood of Queens, is full of color and flair.

Tips for traveling to Africa in the age of Ebola

You probably don’t need to cancel your trip, but be prepared and educate yourself.

Sunday night in ‘church’ at the Stagecoach Bar

Come hear the Stagecoach Band play outside Jackson Hole, Wyo., any weekend of the year.

Foliage spots in Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia

Experts in each state offer ideas for where to do your leaf-peeping.

Sailing in the Caribbean, learning as you go

They were novices in a sailboat on the sea, but by the end of 10 days, they felt that they had mastered it.

Virginia wineries: Our top picks by category

Virginia’s wineries offer a wide range of experiences, from stunning views to fine dining and family fun.

This Virginia couple really knows their Virginia wines

A Reston couple who produced a Virginia wine app talk about their experiences in Virgina wine country.

Distilling picks up steam in Virginia’s vine country

Small shifts in the law make room for Catoctin Creek to make and serve its small-batch spirits in Purcellville.

Diving into Fort Lauderdale’s swimming hall of fame

The International Swimming Hall of Fame is full of famous swimming memorabilia, and surprises galore.

How to manage, then display, your vacation photos

Don’t let your images pile up on your computer’s hard drive. They deserve better than that.

At age 75, ‘Madeline’ is still a New York girl

A New-York History Society exhibit pays homage to the feisty little French girl created by Ludwig Bemelmans.

‘Roadfood’ still has a healthy appetite

Even after nine editions, the book’s authors are finding plenty of unique eats around the country.

Travel Deals

This week’s best travel bargains

Discounts include lodging in 25 hotels in New York City, flights on Porter Airlines and package trips to Europe.

What a Trip

Falling in love with France, and French charms

HANDOUT PHOTO. Compostelle. France, Avril, 2014. A shady lane later in the route when the trail was more level. Mary Ann McNamar

A six-week pilgrimage opened her eyes to the charms of France and its citizens.

Enter What a Trip

Bed Check

WILDWOOD, NJ AUGUST 25, 2014-The Caribbean Motel built in 1957 and still open for business. ( Photo by Andrea Sachs/The Washington Post)

Wildwood property stays retro with its mid-century design

The Caribbean Motel: Lodging on the Jersey Shore captures the Beach Bingo era.

AFTON, VIRGINIA - 2014 - The porch at The Farmhouse at Veritas in Afton, Va. (Joe Yonan/The Washington Post)

A soothing B&B in Virginia wine country

The Farmhouse at Veritas surrounds you with grapes and great views — and service.

AMHERST, MASS - AUGUST 2014 - Lord Jeffery Inn is in Amderst Mass. Rooms start at $205. (Photo by Zofia Smardz/The Washington Post)

Amherst’s Lord Jeffery Inn, a most homey hostelry

Bed Check: A Western Mass. hotel shines again after a three-year renovation and update.

HANDOUT IMAGE - The Lord Baltimore Hotel, 20 West Baltimore St., Baltimore, rooms from $149. (Marco Ricca)

Bed Check: The Lord Baltimore Hotel, a happening place

After a multimillion-dollar facelift, Baltimore’s grand dame comes roaring back.

ONANCOCK, VIRGINIA - The Charlotte Hotel & Restaurant, 7 North St., Onancock, VA 23417. (The Charlotte Hotel & Restaurant)

At the Charlotte Hotel, inspiration doesn’t sleep

A couple renovated a 1907 hotel in the shore town of Onancock, Va., imbuing it with a passion for life.

The Navigator

When your travel company says ‘no,’ ask why

Travel companies are denying more customers’ requests, but they need to do a better job of explaining why.

Travel galleries

A raft of adventures in Idaho

The Middle Fork of the Salmon River offers plenty of fun for rafters and anglers.

The natural beauty of Great Inagua

The Bahaman island features a park that is home to 60,000 flamingos and more than 130 other bird species.

Mind-blowing landscapes in a sparsely populated country

Namibia is one of the least densely populated areas in the world, with 20 percent of its land protected.

Photographing fall foliage

Steve Shaluta has been capturing the changing leaves of West Virginia for almost 30 years.

In Virginia, Blue Ridge bounty

A tour of Va. wine country takes you to bucolic farms and rustic diners, and, oh yes, the vineyards, too.