Think a Cancun beach vacation will be low-priced this summer because it’s low season in Mexico? Or that London and Paris are a steal because of the strength of the U.S. dollar? Think again. TripAdvisor has compared your on-the-ground costs … Read more
It’s that time of year when cities and towns from sea to shining sea go all out to provide you with free entertainment. The best fireworks spectacles may be crowded and involve some logistics, but they’re also great fun for … Read more
Road Trip Season is here, and I’ve been sharing itinerary ideas to help get you started. So far we’ve hit the southeast with an America’s Best Barbecue pilgrimage and the northeast with a New England’s Literary Treasures itinerary. Up … Read more
In my family, for Father’s Day, we like to give Dad a day he’ll remember. This year I’m sending my husband and sons to a water park for the weekend. Last year they went camping. Here’s where else dads and … Read more
Sometimes the best things in life really are free. Here are 22 world-class experiences that cost nothing yet nourish your mind and soul.
The Smithsonian Museums, Washington, D.C.
Is there any U.S. city that’s a better bargain for museum … Read more
Hi Wendy, My family of six has done Bora Bora, Hawaii, Europe, the Bahamas, Bermuda, and ten Disney cruises. Now we’re thinking about the British Virgin Islands. One of my biggest concerns, though, is medical care. I have lupus, my … Read more
My family is headed to Normandy this month. We get off the ferry from the U.K. at Le Havre on June 20 at noon and need to be in Paris in the late afternoon on June 22. In between, we’d … Read more
TripAdvisor has released its 2015 list of top-rated U.S. landmarks, and you know what that means: They’ll be even more popular than usual this summer. Here are a few hard-earned DOs and DON’Ts to minimize crowds and maximize enjoyment.… Read more