Scotland’s Bass Rock belongs to the birds
In Scotland's Firth of Forth, a tiny island with an outsize history is home to more than 150,000 northern gannets.
Why solo cruising is up, and how to decide if it’s right for you
Some cruise lines are doing away with the "single supplement" surcharge, which is encouraging travelers to consider sailing solo.
Jane Lynch leads a gleeful tour of Illinois, the actor’s home state
The actor, who stars in an Illinois Office of Tourism ad campaign, shares her favorite places in the Prairie State.
Leaning into the mystery on a weekend getaway to Santa Cruz, Calif.
A long weekend in Santa Cruz, Calif., was the perfect antidote to uncertain times.
Try these ride-hailing tips on your next trip
Saving money and earning perks are just two benefits of doing your homework before booking a ride.
In Lyon’s network of hidden passageways, footfalls of the past
Books and movies have added to the mystique of the “traboules,” or hidden passageways, that wind through Lyon.
A rock shattered our window in Jordan. It became a trip highlight.
A thrown rock is an unexpected introduction to village culture on a road trip through rural Jordan.
The best baseball cities for a summer road trip
Plan a summer vacation around a baseball game in a city that offers much more than nine innings of play.
Eight new travel books to read on vacation this summer
Chronicles of Bolivia, India, Afghanistan and more, these eight travel books are among the best of 2022.
National Trails Day offers hikers the chance to celebrate and help
Agencies need assistance maintaining about 1 million miles of trails in the United States.
Try the Grand Canyon’s cooler, quieter North Rim to escape the crowds
The views are just as spectacular on the Grand Canyon's North Rim.
How the pandemic has changed hotel breakfasts
While some hotels have discontinued or streamlined breakfast, others have upgraded their offerings.
Print this coloring page for your next family vacation
Bored in the car and in the car bored? Download this PDF and get out your crayons!
On Cape Cod Bay, a family vacation for the ages — all of them
Three generations delight in watching whales, deepening ties with a new adventure.
Introducing city kids to nature in the hinterlands of Sardinia
In Sardinia, a quest for avian wonders amid a stunning variety of landscapes threaded with hiking trails.
What I wish I had known before I started traveling with teenagers
My lessons learned about traveling with adolescents might save your next vacation.
How to pull off a surprise family vacation this summer
Engineering a surprise vacation for your family takes planning, collaborators and more than a little stealth.
Traveling with older loved ones? Keep these tips in mind.
For multigenerational vacations, planning and flexibility can smooth the journey.
How to avoid travel mistakes this summer
As many vacationers prepare to take their first trips in two years, it's important to remember the basics of travel.
Hotels expand into Airbnb territory by offering private homes
Hotel chains have been venturing into the short-term rental market, a domain long dominated by peer-to-peer platforms.