Adventure | Destinations

Travel destinations are the stuff of daydreams and memories. Discover the many options available such as adventure travel, city guides and family vacations.

Adventure Travel

Adventure Travel

When you think of taking a vacation do you dream of relaxing on a beach? Or does your mind turn to something a little wilder -- an African safari or agritoursim chores? See more »

City Guides

City Guides

Before you go on your next vacation, plan ahead with our in-depth city guides. Discover what there is to see and do in popular cities around the world. See more »

Coastal and Lake Vacations

Coastal and Lake Vacations

Plan a trip that your kids will remember for a lifetime. Learn more about coastal and lake vacations like Myrtle Beach and Lake Placid. See more »

Destinations by State

Destinations by State

Travel the nation state-by-state and discover the best family-friendly destinations in North America. Learn more about family vacations in North America. See more »

Family Reunions

Family Reunions

Family reunions are stereotyped as being dull, but things are changing. Today, families often take destination trips or even cruises together. In this section we'll explore every aspect of planning a family reunion, whether close to home or far away. See more »

Famous Landmarks

Famous Landmarks

The world's famous landmarks inspire wonder and have been celebrated for centuries. Learn more about famous landmarks like the Eiffel Tower and the Taj Mahal. See more »

National Parks

National Parks

National park is a term used to denote a reserved area of land owned by the government. Explore all of the parks and learn about their natural scenery and historic values. See more »

Parades and Festivals

Parades and Festivals

Most cities are the home of numerous parades and festivals. Plan a family vacation and enjoy the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade or the National Cherry Blossom Festival. See more »

Road Trips

Road Trips

Road trips with family or friends are a perfect way to see the country. Explore ideas and tips for road trips in these articles. See more »

Scenic Drives

Scenic Drives

Scenic drives in the United States offer up a wide variety of stunning views. Explore over one hundred articles, taking you through every state in the nation. See more »

Spring Break Travel Destinations

Spring Break Travel Destinations

Spring break is a great time to get out, but it can be hard to avoid the crowds. Get ideas for family-oriented spring break trips in these articles. See more »

Summer Travel Destinations for Families

Summer Travel Destinations for Families

When school is out, many families hit the road. Read up on RV trips, camping and summer vacations in these articles. See more »

Theme Parks

Theme Parks

Enjoy the roller coasters and attractions that theme parks have to offer. From Walt Disney World and Six Flags to Cedar Point fun will be had by all! See more »

Trail Guides

Trail Guides

If you're looking to get out on a beautiful hiking trail or explore a national park, North America boasts an embarrassment of riches. In this section you can find guides for hiking some of the most popular trails, parks and wilderness areas in the United States and Canada. See more »

Travel Ideas for Retirees

Travel Ideas for Retirees

Whether you're traveling with grandchildren to the zoo or with adult companions overseas, HowStuffWorks has everything you need to know about making the most of traveling as a retiree. See more »

Travel Guide

Travel Guide

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, HowStuffWorks has everything you need to know about making the most of traveling. See more »

Zoos and Aquariums

Zoos and Aquariums

Whether you're a kid or young at heart zoos and aquariums keep you in touch with nature. Explore the Bronx Zoo and the Georgia Aquarium. See more »