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48 Hours in the Omaha: Everything to Eat, See and Do in the Midwest's Most Surprising City

48 Hours in the Omaha: Everything to Eat, See and Do in the Midwest’s Most Surprising City

Smack dab in the middle of the country, Omaha is easy to get to from all directions and a great long weekend destination you probably haven’t considered. Get ready to shatter your expectations and be pleasantly surprised by Nebraska’s largest city. I certainly was.

Don't Skip Canberra - Australia's Surprising Capital City

Don’t Skip Canberra – Australia’s Surprising Capital City

Some overlook Canberra as a tourist destination, thinking it’s just a place for official government business, but that’s a major misstep. Once a significant Aboriginal site, Canberra is one of the world’s most livable cities, purposely planned and developed with plenty of attractions to offer visitors.

9 Things You Must Do in Lake Tahoe This Summer

9 Things You Must Do in Lake Tahoe This Summer

Everyone knows Lake Tahoe as an epic winter ski destination, but summer is actually the secret season to visit. Straddling two states, it’s a super accessible adventure with both mountains and water as an oasis.

The Best Florida Road Trips for Sun and Fun in the Sunshine State

The Best Florida Road Trips for Sun and Fun in the Sunshine State

With Spring Break rolling around, there’s no better time to head to the Sunshine State. But if you’re like me and like seeing as much as possible on your time off, these Florida road trips are a great way to cover a lot of ground.

Meet Me in St. Louis – What to do in the Midwest’s Renaissance City

Meet Me in St. Louis – What to do in the Midwest’s Renaissance City

Since falling out of favor with millennials and those migrating west, St. Louis has put a significant emphasis on urban renewal and revitalization projects to lure tourists back. If you haven’t visited lately, you may not even recognize it.

9 Unforgettable Things to Do in Clearwater, Florida (and Neighboring St. Petersburg)

9 Unforgettable Things to Do in Clearwater, Florida (and Neighboring St. Petersburg)

Less family-centric than Orlando and less touristy than Miami, Clearwater/St. Petersburg in the Tampa area is a great Florida getaway for those seeking stress-free sun and fun.

5 Unique Things to do in Phoenix this Winter

5 Unique Things to do in Phoenix this Winter

With sweeping desertscapes, cacti bigger than your head, and towering mountain peaks, Phoenix is one of the most desirable cities in the country for its unique landscapes, hot hot heat, and endless bouts of sunshine.

The Ultimate Australia Bucket List - 8 Quintessential Experiences to Have Down Under

The Ultimate Australia Bucket List – 8 Quintessential Experiences to Have Down Under

Planning a trip down under can be daunting because while Australia looks small on a map, it’s actually the sixth largest country in the world and almost as big as the continental US.

11 Things You Must Have on Your Taiwan Bucket List

11 Things You Must Have on Your Taiwan Bucket List

The original explorers called Taiwan, “the beautiful island,” for its lush greenery, craggy coast, and volcanic landscape, but the country has so much to offer travelers beyond just breathtaking nature.

A Historic Route 66 Road Trip Across Illinois: Driving from Chicago to St. Louis

A Historic Route 66 Road Trip Across Illinois: Driving from Chicago to St. Louis

Whether you’re a history buff, motorhead, photographer, road trip enthusiast, or general travel lover, driving Route 66 is a trip everyone should take at least once in their lifetime. Here’s how to get your kicks on the Mother Road.