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The State Department recently lifted its five-month long “do not travel” advisory for all international destinations and returned to country-specific restrictions. While several nations, including much of Europe, remain closed to US travelers, a growing number of countries are reopening their borders to them. Editor’s Note: This list was updated on Continue Reading
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Here’s a state-by-state breakdown of travel restrictions across the country. If you’re planning to travel between states for a vacation or a short trip, the situation is constantly changing, so it’s best to check all local travel advisories before packing your bags.  Editor’s note: This story was last updated on October 14, 2020. We will […]Continue Reading
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​Here are the top United States destinations people are missing during the pandemic. Instagram isn’t just about sharing the moment. It’s also about nostalgia for the past. And among hashtags such as #ThrowbackThursday and #FlashbackFriday, you’ll find a very specific trend: the cry to #TakeMeBack! The #TakeMeBack hashtag is a bittersweet celebration of past vacations. […]Continue Reading
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Window Rock is a natural rock formation in Kenai Fjords National Park © Feng Wei Photography / Getty Images Travelers interested in visiting Alaska now have to abide by a public health order with certain requirements such as presenting proof of a qualifying negative COVID-19 test. Having taken effect on 6 June, 2020, the order […]Continue Reading
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Looking to get top travel tips with just a tap on your screen? Lonely Planet will soon be bringing its expert recommendations to Apple Maps. Lonely Planet has announced plans to provide curated content through a new Apple Maps feature, which was revealed at Apple’s annual Worldwide Developer Conference this week. Launching later this year […]Continue Reading
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It looks like Americans will be banned from Europe for quite some time. UPDATE: On June 30, European officials announced an official travel ban on travelers from the US entering Europe. The ban prevents any Americans from entering Europe because of the USA’s failures in controlling the spread of COVID-19 within its own borders. Other […]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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Does your passport look like this, or do you still have some more traveling to do? On August 6, the US State Department announced it was lifting its blanket advisory warning against all foreign travel. The advisory was lifted with coordination from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). What does it mean for travelers? The […]Continue Reading
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Each country has instituted a series of strict guidelines to protect not only its citizens but visitors to the respective island as well. As COVID-19 restrictions ease all over the world, Caribbean countries have begun the process of reopening to tourists for the summer months. Each country has instituted a series of strict guidelines to […]Continue Reading
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©Pierre Leclerc Photography/Getty Images ​While we’re all sad when summer is over, the good news is that we’re entering a really pretty time of year when colorful fall foliage appears in myriad shades of green, copper, orange, yellow and gold. To help travelers to plan their trips to catch the leaves change colors in different […]Continue Reading