View from Alamo Square in San Francisco

What to Do in San Francisco If You Don't Have Much Time

A whirlwind itinerary for seeing the best of the City by the Bay—from the depths of Alcatraz to the Top of the Mark—in just one, two, or three days
Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia

12 Surprising Things You'll Learn at Philadelphia's Museum of the American Revolution

A collection of period art and artifacts, along with interactive displays and immersive video, tells the story—the whole story—of the American Revolution. Here's what you'll learn that they didn't teach you in grade school.
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The Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia Surely Merits a Visit

By Arthur Frommer

Opening soon in Philadelphia: a museum filled with art and artifacts chronicling America's battle for independence in the 18th century.

Huell Howser is the Ultimate Armchair Tour Guide to California

By Jason Cochran

Whether you're looking for things to do on a California vacation or just need a smile, Huell Howser's online archive opens a new state of mind to explore.

A Visit to Los Angeles' Museum of Broken Relationships

By Pauline Frommer

Amidst the circus that is Hollywood Boulevard, a poignant museum shares tales of trauma

The New Museum of African American History & Culture in Washington, D.C. Is Overwhelmed with Interest

By Arthur Frommer

It's such a remarkable attraction that it has been packed with more visitors than it expected, so if you want to go, you'll need to plan ahead.

Inscription marking the spot where Martin Luther King gave his "I Have a Dream" speech at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC

History Happened Here: 10 Civil Rights Landmarks That Aren't Museums

Churches, homes, schools, businesses, and other everyday spaces became flashpoints in the struggle for equality for African Americans, women, Latinos, Asians, and GLBT people.
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas

Arkansas' Crystal Bridges, the Art Museum That Walmart Built

Funded by Walmart and filled with works by American masters, Crystal Bridges is worth going out of your way to see. Take our virtual tour to hit the highlights.

The Top 2016 Black Friday and Cyber Monday Travel Deals

By Pauline Frommer

More and more companies are getting into the game this year.

A view of the Empire State Building and the New York City skyline

Visiting New York City? The Top Pitfalls to Avoid

The Big Apple: there are few travel destinations as rewarding....or as maddening. The city can be expensive, confusing and tiring if you don't plan your vacation carefully. We're counting down the common mistakes tourists make here.
Mural on 24th Street, Mission District, San Francisco

Unexpected Places to Enjoy Art in the US

Art is everywhere, even in the most unexpected places. These places surely offer you some of the most surprising alternatives to museums and art galleries.
A close up of a sculpture in Lisbon

How to See the Best of Lisbon in One Day

Though you can only scratch the surface, this one day itinerary will take you to the highlights of the older areas of Lisbon. And make you want to come back and see much, much more.
Grand Ole Opry exterior

Backstage at Nashville's Grand Ole Opry: What Few Tourists See

Nashville's most venerable tourism attraction opens the doors to the private sanctum of country music's greatest superstars.
A model of the Hogwarts Express at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal's Islands of Adventure in Orlando, Florida.

12 Magical Harry Potter Experiences in England and Beyond

Harry Potter's mysterious world has enchanted readers and smashed literary and box office records. Here's where you can experience some of the magic.
Titanic Quarter, the world's largest Titanic visitor museum, in Belfast, where the ship was built.

Titanic Sights: Making History More Than 100 Years Later

Take part in the remembrances of the sinking of the Titanic by tracing its fateful final voyage.
Mural celebrating Louisiana festivals

Beyond Mardi Gras: Louisiana's Best Festivals

There's more to Louisiana than New Orleans' Mardi Gras! The state is buzzing with a year-round roster of of events celebrating one of America's most particular cultures.
Pictured, "Today" show co-hosts: Al Roker, Matt Lauer, Meredith Vieira, Ann Curry, Hoda Kotb. Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC

New York City TV Tapings: How to Get a Seat

What you need to know to see Roker, Stewart, Ray, and other TV stars during your next trip to New York City.
Biking on Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, CA

Family Vacations: 7 Famous Bridges

Seven of the world's greatest bridges that are sure to spark vivid family travel memories.
La Piazzetta shows its best side after the day-trippers have left Capri town.

The 6 Most Scenic Spots in Italy

From the north to the south, here are six places where the visual splendor of Italy can't be matched.
The Tidal Basin during cherry blossom season.

Washington, D.C.: 5 Best Places for Photography

You'll always find postcard-worthy views at these five best places to shoot photos in D.C.