Luxurious retreats trade funky for refinement.
In the northern ranges of the Pocono Mountains are provinces stubbornly referred to as the Delaware Highlands and Lake Wallenpaupack. They are sans crowds and mercifully without the kitschy, old-time...
All-women safari pursues the beasts—and culture—of South Africa without the guys.
Wielding one of the more out-of-place objects you'll find in South Africa's Kruger National Park—a cell phone—Karen Ashley was describing to a colleague back home days six and seven of a two-week "...
Massachusetts region abounds with art, theater, and history in a bucolic setting.
It would be inaccurate to call the Berkshires—the rural, mountainous region of western Massachusetts—an undiscovered vacation spot. After all, the Berkshires has been a popular summer hideaway for...
Charleston beckons with history, architecture, and lots of charm.
With more than five million visitors a year, Charleston locals like to say in their sweetest Southern patois that “Yankees are the people who come to visit, while damn Yankees are the ones who come...
For hotels old and new, fear of the 13th floor endures.
Thanks to the multi-million-dollar renovation of the Tremont Park Hotel, the staid, traditional, aesthetic is long gone. Now there are 58 modern, well-appointed suites with down comforters, fully...
With new charms that complement 442 years of history, St. Augustine is again becoming a Florida hot spot.
Cameras in hand, we're prowling the streets of historic St. Augustine on a ghost tour one moonlit night when a thought occurs: Can you focus on an apparition, or are ghosts just inherently blurry?...
America’s first English colony gets ready to turn a whopping 400 years old.
What does a historic landmark have to do to get some respect? When the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth Rock in 1620, they were not, as many still mistakenly believe, the first settlers to sow the seeds...
Early autumn is the perfect time for a quick Chicago getaway.
Chicago may be known for its cold winters and lakefront chill, but locals know that the city's endearing "Windy City" moniker could apply to the notorious political corruption and wind-filled...
Baltimore's hostel is home to budget-conscious travelers.
Though Washington, D.C. lures many international visitors, Baltimore draws quite a respectable crowd, too—and they're looking for someplace cheap to stay.
College kids have long used hostels when...
Looking for one last beach getaway before fall?
Fact File: Cape May, New JerseyDistance from Baltimore: 153 milesAverage September temp.: 77 degreesAverage September water temp.: 71.5 degrees
What's New: Love cheese? With advance notice, Seaside...