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If you’re looking for a road trip that combines nightlife, laid back beaches, and a little Key Lime pie, the four hour drive from Miami to Key West is the perfect adventure. The Florida Keys are a chain of islands just south of Miami that stretch 125 miles, and the most ideal time to visit […]Continue Reading
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Amtrak unveiled the sleek new design of its upgraded Acela fleet ©Amtrak Amtrak’s new fleet of high-speed trains is going to reduce carbon consumption by almost half, giving passengers in the northeast a more sustainable way to travel. Comfortable, low carbon transport is the name of the game over at Amtrak. At least in the Acela line. […]Continue Reading
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​Ever since Native Americans blazed the first trails through the wilderness, Californians have been hikers. Oceanside rambles, desert palm oases, skyscraping peaks and silent forests await. Here are 10 of California’s best hiking trails. Editor’s note: Please check the latest travel restrictions due to COVID-19 or the California wildfires before planning any trip and Continue Reading
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These parks are remote, which keeps the number of travelers to a minimum. However, they boast magnificent — and untrammeled — scenic beauty. Amid COVID-19, Americans are flocking to the relative safety of the outdoors. Recreating in national parks delivers fresh air, stunning natural surrounds, physical exercise, and stress relief. However, as the flag went […]Continue Reading
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Maroon Bells, Colorado. ©Zhukova Valentyna/Shutterstock Fourteen thousand feet of fun – our favorite mountain hikes across the US. The United States claims at least 93 fourteeners and they are all located in only four states. Colorado is home to the most fourteeners with a total of 56, next comes Alaska at 20, California with 14, […]Continue Reading
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Washington, DC is fortunate to be located near a plethora of amazing day and weekend trip options. We’ve got a list of 10 great ideas for you to get out of town and still be safe with social distancing rules. 1. Great Falls Billy Goat Trail Great Falls Park is just outside the beltway on […]Continue Reading
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The USBRS has added 500 miles of new bike paths in California and Wisconsin ©Getty Images The US Bicycle Route System (USBRS) — the national interstate network that connects urban and rural communities on designated bike paths — has expanded its reach to 29 states, with over 500 miles of new routes added in California […]Continue Reading
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Touring New England in search of autumn’s changing colors has become so popular it has sprouted its own subculture of “leaf-peepers”. Immerse yourself in the fall harvest spirit with the ultimate road trip. Editor’s note: Please check the latest travel restrictions before planning any trip and always follow government advice. Trip length: 5–7 days; 424 […]Continue Reading
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Colorblind viewfinder located in the Smoky Mountains. Credit: Tennessee Tourism. October is one of the best months for fall foliage around the country. Here is our roundup of the best places to view the colors in the South and Mid-Atlantic. SOUTH and MID-ATLANTIC Alabama Close to Birmingham, Oak Mountain State Park in Pelham with 50 […]Continue Reading