Destinations

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


Carnival festivities are all about local flavor, and in Rio, that means samba. At the most famous Carnival in Brazil, you'll find dancers, musicians and over-the-top extravagance.

It's hard to escape the sprawling, sprawly sprawl, especially for anyone who lives in or near a larger American city. But some locations stretch out more than others. Did your town make the list?

If you think you can't find a vacation that's relaxing for parents and still fun for the kids, these four trips will make you think again.

Make your next vacation one you’ll remember for all the right reasons with these skip-the-stress suggestions.

Get out of your vacation rut with a new adventure you and your family will remember forever.

Do you want to explore a part of the world that's new to you, but can't come up with anything exciting? We've got 10 ideas for adventurous trips.

There's eating a hamburger. And then there's eating a hamburger in the pitch-black dark at the bottom of a cave, while flavor tripping. Would you forget a burger like that?

Bungee jumping from a hot air balloon. The human catapult. Stunt flying. So many ways to make your organs shift.

So what do Meatopia, Outside Lands and Artown have in common? They are all large multi-day festivals being held in the U.S. this summer. We'll explore these and other festivals in our podcast, including a festival that's been around since 1897.

When you think of the Grand Canyon, you might think of a breathtaking view from high above. But one of the best ways to experience one of the seven natural wonders of the world is to see it from the water.

Think tree houses are just for kids? Think again. If you're up for an adventure like none other, then check out these 10 leafy getaways across the globe.

Climbing adventures combined with interesting side treks or explorations turn each trip into an amazing journey. We'll look at 10 great options.

Safaris aren't just for scientists and big game hunters anymore. Now you can take your family on one of the most unique excursions known to man -- as long as you do your research first. Here's what to look for in a safari.

The magic of the bush and the wild animals comes alive on a safari. Our guide will tell you where and when to go and what to take.

Canoes allowed our early ancestors to escape the confines of land and explore mysterious and alluring places. Can you experience the same adventure via canoe today?

Yosemite National Park is a beautiful place to visit and take in nature's beauty. It's also enormous, with many places to hike. What's your best bet for a Yosemite adventure?

As the tallest peak in the continental United States, Mount Whitney is one of the major accomplishments a hiker can check off his list. What's there to do if you're thinking of conquering the most popular peak in the Sierra Nevada?

All travel has the potential to be an adventure; however, it may not be the type of adventure you want. But if you combine adventure with knowledge -- now you have a nearly unbeatable trip.

There's grizzly bears in them there hills -- not to mention elk, bison, coyotes and black bears. There's also adventure around just about every bend in our guide to hiking America's first national park.

Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park is one of the most stunning and popular sites in the U.S. That means you have to do a little extra planning if you want to see what the trail has to offer.

Could you ever see yourself turning your back on a normal job and living the life of a nomadic free spirit for a week, a month or even an entire year? If so, adventure cycling is probably for you.

Rainforests are normally dark with very little sunlight seeping through from above. But up in the treetops -- that's where the real party is happening.

It's one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. But the Grand Canyon isn't just a curiosity or a bucket-list item for the American traveler: It's also a world-class hiking and adventure destination.

The West Coast Trail in British Columbia is considered one of the world's most scenic trails. But what exactly makes this hike so special?

Sure, you can camp in a tree. The question is: Will you sleep in a portaledge, a "tree boat" or a tree house? And also, are you afraid of heights?