Camping on top of your car means no stakes, no poles and no sleeping on the cold ground.


  • Perspective

Enhanced cleaning, smaller crowds and touchless entry are among the travel industry’s adaptations to the pandemic.

Tourism-dependent dive businesses have adapted to the moment with increased safety measures and new revenue streams.

  • Erin E. Williams
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Camping on top of your car means no stakes, no poles and no sleeping on the cold ground.


Highlights

Soaking up history in Arkansas’ Hot Springs National Park

An hour outside Little Rock, taking the waters in a revitalized nineteenth-century spa town.

The 10 best slow trains through Europe

Make the most of the continent’s extensive rail network on these unhurried scenic routes.

How a lifelong obsession with snow leopards led me to northern India  

Dubbed ‘ghost cats,’ they are among the most difficult animals to see in the wild.

Your safest bet may be a solo public toilet, even if it is a porta-potty.

  • Miles Howard
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Even in cities, the night sky can offer the jolt of awe that oftentimes comes with touching down in faraway places.

  • Jen Rose Smith
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  • Perspective

Sometimes it’s better to pay the parking fine now and fight it later.

From log cabins to swimming holes, rustic getaways are staging a comeback.

  • Becca Milfeld
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Scuba divers explore shipwrecks dating from the Civil War era to post-World War II off the Cape Hatteras coast.

  • John Briley
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Seven art venues that combine the fine-art experience with the appeal of the outdoors.

  • Tamara Gane
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Veterans offer newly fledged digital nomads tips for life on the road when the temperature drops.

  • Molly O'Brien
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  • Perspective

There are apps for that — and strategies that don’t require membership in loyalty programs.

Destination DC’s Elliott L. Ferguson II is also optimistic about tourists returning to the capital.

The dozen locations offer a nature retreat close to major cities, including D.C.

Do you see yourself knitting in the shadow of a picturesque woodland cottage? You’re not alone.

  • Danielle Braff
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  • Perspective

Airlines are making a strategic retreat on ticket change fees. They’re not surrendering.

Images from France, Tanzania, Vietnam and more are among this year's crop of 13 winners and honorable mentions

  • Washington Post Staff
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A dozen great landscape images from the 2020 Travel photo contest.

A dozen great animal images from the 2020 Travel photo contest.

We received so many gorgeous landscape shots for our 2020 Travel Photo Contest we thought it would be nice to share some of them via a quiz.

“Alcohol was made to be fun, so let’s create the most fun place we can where people can enjoy themselves,” one owner said.

  • Liza Weisstuch
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