Posted on 10/23/2017, 8:45 PM
We're guessing the world of The Hunger Games wasn't intended to be the sort of place people would like to visit. After all, Suzanne Collins's hugely popular young adult novels—and their film adaptations—take place in a dystopian future where teenagers are forced to battle to the death for the entertainment of rich jerks. Nevertheless, you can now (safely) immerse yourself in the land of Katniss E...
Posted on 10/18/2017, 11:30 PM
Pluto and Goofy are no longer the only dogs welcome at Walt Disney World (Goofy is supposed to be a dog, right?). The family entertainment mecca in Central Florida is now allowing pooches to stay with their human companions at four onsite hotels: Disney's Art of Animation Resort, Disney's Port Orleans Riverside Resort, Disney's Yacht Club Resort, and the cabins at Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort....
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Fleeing famine at home, 19th-century Irish immigrants flourished in North America—and boomed in population. Here's how Dublin pays tribute to those who left, and how you can research your own roots while visiting Ireland.
In California, even the state parks are awe-inspiring. From redwood forests to unspoiled beaches and otherworldly deserts, here are eight spots that would be national parks anywhere else.
Summer in the Northern Hemisphere means ski season south of the equator. Keep the hunt for powder going at these 10 spots in South America, Australia, and New Zealand where you can combine an international adventure with a classic ski trip.
The days are long gone when you could just buy a ticket as you entered the front gate and expect the full Disney experience. If you're planning a Disney World vacation nowadays, you'll need to make these reservations ahead of time.
Welcome to the real Jersey Shore—a vast expanse of sand and sea with excellent surfing, nature preserves, amusement parks, and seafood shacks. Here's our rundown of the best beaches in New Jersey.
Posted on 08/22/2017, 12:00 AM
On long car trips, many parents end up becoming the highway equivalent of cruise directors, arranging an endless program of games and activities designed to keep their restless passengers from staging a mutiny. Hertz UK is helping out those beleaguered drivers with a brand-new offering: a rental car with special upholstery for kids to color on. Dubbed the Colouring-In Car (complete with superfluo...
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There's much to see and do in the Berkshires, so take advantage of the variety. Pair a museum visit with a mountain hike, followed by a concert. This list is by no means exhaustive, but it should give you a good starting point for a stay in this delightful corner of the globe.
Posted on 08/04/2017, 12:00 AM
A new Wonder Woman-themed roller coaster will open next spring at Six Flags Fiesta Texas in San Antonio, the amusement park chain has announced. Dubbed Wonder Woman Golden Lasso after the comic book superheroine turned box office champ, the coaster is expected to offer an exceptionally smooth ride because cars will zip along a single rail instead of two, thus removing the chance of turbulence cau...
Posted on 07/31/2017, 12:00 AM
AUGUST 1, 2017 FLORIDA GIRL SETS KILIMANJARO RECORD (Travel + Leisure) An 8-year-old Florida girl has made history as the youngest female ever to climb Mount Kilimanjaro.
After a weeklong ascent, Roxy Getter reached the summit of the 19,341-foot Tanzanian peak alongside her 10-year-old brother, Ben, and their parents, Sarah and Bobby. The family trained by trudging up and down stairs at parki...
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