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​From the fun of Sin City to the jaw-dropping beauty of the national parks, this scenic route packs amazing sights and tastes into a manageable itinerary. From the fun of Sin City to the jaw-dropping beauty of the national parks, this scenic route packs amazing sights and tastes into a manageable itinerary. If you’re looking
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From Alabama’s rock-and-soul capital to Wyoming’s stunning parkland, from the oldest city in the US to the jaw-droppingly beautiful beaches of the States’ northern “third coast,” we’ve gathered budget destinations in each state, plus Puerto Rico. Our mission is simple: track down outstanding destinations in all 50 states and Puerto Rico where lodging averages well
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From Alabama’s rock-and-soul capital to Wyoming’s stunning parkland, from the oldest city in the US to the jaw-droppingly beautiful beaches of the States’ northern “third coast,” we’ve gathered budget destinations in each state, plus Puerto Rico. Our mission is simple: track down outstanding destinations in all 50 states and Puerto Rico where lodging averages well
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Long associated with sugary cocktails or just splashed into a Coke, rum is making its craft comeback at a few fine distillers around the US and the Caribbean. Quick: what’s the first thing that comes to mind when someone mentions rum? Chances are you think about sticky-sweet, umbrella-garnished beach drinks, fraternity parties, or Coke. But
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We asked Budget Travel readers on Facebook to tell us what places are on their 2020 bucket list. Here are some of the top responses. ©Witold Skrypczak/Alamy Stock Photo Big Bend National Parkin Texas provides some of the best stargazing sites in North America ©John Woodworth/Getty Images Grand Tetons National Park in Wyoming is beautiful,
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White sand and warm waters are closer than you think. When winter’s chill sets in, escape to one of these laid-back, sun-drenched spots. No passport needed. 1. SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO With more than 100 hotels welcoming guests, 4,000+ restaurants cooking away, and 107 tourist attractions open to visitors, San Juan’s post-Maria comeback is something
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© Peter Kim / Shutterstock From Hell’s Kitchen to the South Street Seaport, these classic NYC watering holes still pour ‘em cheap and strong. Across Manhattan, bars prevail. The Mayor’s Office counts at least 13,000 nightlife establishments in the borough, with still more new liquor licenses issued every week. But among the island’s posh lounges
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Navigate your way to unexpected flavors that locals savor. Eating locally is a delicious way to enjoy your travels. But some corners of the United States and Canada offer more direct routes to falling for regional fare: food trails. Sure, there are food trails that are familiar for their states. (We’re looking at you, Wisconsin
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Believe it or not, it’s possible to ski Colorado’s famous powder for $200 per person per day or even less, including food and lodging. Colorado’s slopes aren’t just for the upper crust. There are plenty of resorts across this Rocky Mountain playground that let you experience the bluebird powder days, diversity of runs and vertical
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Technology has fundamentally changed the way we travel. Whether following directions, snapping pictures and taking videos, or just communicating, mobile phones have made everything simpler for the modern road trip. Thankfully, the newest digital features also include a slew of translation apps and services to help you better navigate foreign countries and cultures. And though
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Come hungry and get cozy at these vintage meateries where it’s always prime time for steak. Before most US cities could even build a steakhouse, the island of Manhattan was serving up some of the country’s most prime cuts. Their steaks were so good and service so sublime, several of those classic eateries remain in
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Finding the perfect place to celebrate New Year’s Eve is always a little stressful. Whether you’re looking to party hard, bring the kids or just chill out, there’s no doubt expectations run high. To help settle your holiday anxieties, we’ve picked the best places to ring in 2020 around the country. So, make those reservations,
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©Jonathan Stokes/Lonely Planet Different cultures follow different rules and traditions. Here’s what not to do when you travel. Exploring new places and cultures is part of the thrill of travel, but it’s important to keep in mind that, just like when you’re a guest in someone else’s home, when you’re overseas, you’re a guest in
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​It’s not particularly pleasant to think about, but sometimes passengers die on board an aircraft — although it’s very rare, so don’t preoccupy yourself unnecessarily with doom and gloom. Here’s what happens when a passenger passes away during a flight. All airlines have their own procedures for what happens if and when somebody dies on
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Downhill skiing at Alpine Meadows ski resort above Lake Tahoe © Christiannafzger | Dreamstime.com It may sound far-fetched, but there are plenty of choices for zipping from the friendly skies to the powdery peaks within an hour. That first moment standing atop a mountain, goggles clear and skis waxed, can be the ultimate winter bliss.
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