20 Surprising Ways to Earn Loyalty Program Points or Miles Part 2

Spa services Travelers who enjoy pampering themselves while on vacation can earn loyalty program points or miles for spending money on spa treatments. By purchasing a Spafinder Wellness 365 gift card via shopping portals for Southwest Rapid Rewards, American Airlines AAdvantage, Choice Privileges and Wyndham Rewards (among others), program participants will earn three or four […]

20 Surprising Ways to Earn Loyalty Program Points or Miles Part 1

Branch out beyond hotel stays and flights to maximize your earnings. Discover all of the lesser-known ways you can increase your rewards program accruals. It’s common for hotel brands and airlines to award points or miles to members of their loyalty programs each time they book stays or flights. However, many of the 2019-20 Best […]

12 Top Napa Valley Wineries to Visit

Set your sights on these can’t-miss wineries during your next visit to California’s wine country. Whether you want to indulge in deep reds or sip crisp whites, these gorgeous Napa Valley wineries will help you do it in style. From its rich cabernets to its flavorful pinots, Napa Valley is renowned for incredible wine. But […]

The Cheapest Ways to Travel: 15 Tips to Save Money on Your Next Vacation

These cheap travel tips can help you save big on your next getaway. IF YOUR PRIMARY TRAVEL goal is checking destinations off of a bucket list, you’re likely going to need to know how to stretch your funds. This list of travel tips aims to help you see the world without wrecking your finances, covering […]

How to Pack a Suitcase: 16 Tips and Expert Tricks for Perfectly Packed Luggage

Take the stress out of vacation prep with these handy recommendations. WHILE NEARLY EVERYONE gets excited to go on vacation, almost no one looks forward to packing beforehand. This dreaded task is only made worse by the threat of wrinkled clothes, forgotten items and broken gear when you arrive at your destination. However, with the […]

The World’s 30 Best Places to Visit in 2019-20 Part 3

10. Yosemite National Park, California For travelers who love to hike, rock climb, horseback ride and raft along scenic routes filled with wildlife, Yosemite has just what you’re looking for. Yosemite Valley features some of the world’s most impressive waterfalls, including Bridalveil Fall, Sentinel Fall and Yosemite Falls. Along with numerous thundering cascades, this national […]

The World’s 30 Best Places to Visit in 2019-20 Part 2

20. Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, Montana and Idaho Established as the world’s first national park in 1872, Yellowstone is home to a massive web of ecological and geological diversity, including the largest free-roaming herd of bison in America and more than 150 species of birds. Visitors can camp, hike, bike and boat through this 2.2 […]

The World’s 30 Best Places to Visit in 2019-20 Part 1

Using reader input and expert analysis, U.S. News identified the latest can’t-miss vacations. Let exploration, relaxation or a mix of the two guide you toward your next getaway. Planning a vacation may sound simple, but knowing the world is filled with so many diverse destinations can make organizing a trip a challenging task. Using a […]

20 Road Trip Essentials for Your Vacation

These road trip must-haves can help you save money, travel more comfortably and ensure you stay safe on the open road. IF YOU’RE PLANNING A road trip for your summer vacation, you’re going to have a lot of work to do before you pack the car and head out of town. You’ll need to map […]

30 Top Tourist Attractions in the USA – Part 3

Empire State Building: New York A fixture of the Big Apple skyline, the Empire State Building is a must-see attraction in New York City. Completed in 1930, the skyscraper stands 1,454 feet tall and offers a view of five states (on a clear day) from the top. There are two observation decks: the open-air Main […]