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  • A land of wonder down under

    Thanks to blockbuster movie stars and harmonious rock groups (and a steakhouse restaurant chain), Australia has made a name for herself with most Americans. But those who have visited the land of Oz know Australia as a truly unique destination. From beachs…

  • Family reunion reboot: 6 luxury homes for relative harmony

    Do family reunions give you a warm, cozy feeling? Do you think of tossing a football with your cousins on a spotless green lawn, or sitting around a campfire with wise elders? If so, you win. Your clan is Norman Rockwell perfect. For the rest of us—whose f…

  • What kids want to do in six awesome cities

    You love the bright lights and cultural attractions of the big city. Your kids may not feel the same way. While you dream of prix fixe meals at elegant restaurants, they fantasize about slurping snow cones on a park bench. While you imagine gazing at flyin…

  • 8 great destinations for keeping your healthy resolutions

    The holidays are history, and with a new year, you’ve resolved to take better care of yourself … again. Why not make keeping your pledge easier and more fun this year by taking a trip to an inspiring locale? Maybe you’ll find your center by eating fare fre…

  • 8 Great Stops on Route 66

    Nat King Cole had the right idea when he sang, “Get your kicks on Route 66.” This historic highway stretches over 2,000 miles and offers plenty of opportunities to see many of the smaller towns that make this country great. Of course, you’ll need places to…

  • 6 great escapes for the guys

    Whether you call it a “mancation” or a “guys’ getaway,” the essential ingredients are the same. There must be hearty food, cold drinks, and adventure for all. These six trips offer an assortment of outdoor activities from surfing to hiking and biking, alon…

  • See the sights: 7 cities for culture vultures

    Fancy yourself an aesthete? Go beyond your go-to cities and dig into the sights at one of these seven super-stimulating US hubs. From experiencing theater (outside of the political realm) in DC to hearing jazz in a surprisingly chic pocket of Florida, get …

  • 7 perfect places to experience fall foliage

    Every year, as temperatures start to drop, forests around the country explode in color as the leaves turn brilliant shades of red, orange, and yellow. We’ve found seven gorgeous properties that offer the perfect place for “leaf peeping.” Take a much-needed…

  • Design digest: 6 storied American houses

    Looking for a stay with a stylish backstory? We’ve highlighted six high-design characters across the country, each with a colorful past. Our picks include an Irish saloon turned into a Mid-century gem in Texas, a model of modern sustainability in West Virg…

  • Make a splash this summer: 6 see-worthy waterfront homes

    When it comes to vacations, does it get any better than staying in your own waterfront home? Imagine falling asleep to the sound of waves crashing just outside your bedroom window, or making cocktails in the kitchen while watching the sun set over the lake…