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From golf to fishing: America's ultimate destinations for active travel
The word "vacation" means different things to different people. For some, it's lounging poolside and sleeping until noon. Others, however, savor the opportunity to get outside, try some new activities and indulge in their favorite pastimes for days on end. If you're one of the latter group, there are few better places to travel than right here in the United States.
 
Celebrate baseball and meet Hall of Fame players
With spring in the air, sports fans everywhere are turning their thoughts to the 2013 baseball season. Spring training already has excitement levels pumped, and soon the call of "play ball" will echo through the air.
 
Secrets of what's driving American travelers this season
Now that spring has sprung, drivers will be hitting the road in earnest to enjoy the warmer weather. In fact, according to Hankook Tire's latest Quarterly Gauge Index, 56 percent of Americans are planning to take a road trip that involves driving 50 miles or more. On average, they estimate they will drive 1,025 miles. What is it about spring - besides the obvious pleasurable weather - that has so many people hitting the road?
 
Today's RVs and travel trailers are not one-size-fits-all
Like many products and pursuits that have developed over the decades, recreational vehicles have come a long way from the tow-a-longs of the early to mid-20th century. Before motorized recreational vehicles hit the road, pulling a trailer behind your car or truck - loaded with food, sleeping and cooking gear - was the best way to get you and your family out of the city and into nature for a long weekend.
 
The top 5 experiences you can't miss on a London tour
If watching all the London-centered festivities of 2012, from the Queen's Jubilee to the opening ceremonies, whetted your appetite for a trip to England's capital, rest assured that there's never been a better time to embark on a London tour. London is a city for the ages, and you'll find layer upon layer of fascinating history, often right alongside the amenities of a vibrant, modern metropolis.
 
Outdoor gear that performs year-round
Rugged camping gear is no longer just for adventurers and niche outdoor sports. High-tech or activity-specific outdoor products are gaining popularity because they also come in handy every day and around the house.
 
Sacred valleys, mysterious mountains: Peru tours capture the magic of the country
There are some destinations that blend spellbinding scenery, a sense of exotic remoteness and a touch of ancient mystery, creating an irresistible appeal to travelers. Perhaps the best example of that unique combination is Machu Picchu. The mist-shrouded "Lost City of the Incas," hidden in the Andean mountain jungle, tops countless travelers' wish lists, but the carefully controlled site can be tricky to reach. Perhaps the best way to ensure that you get to see Machu Picchu is through Peru tours that cover the technicalities of getting there, while also giving you opportunities to see more of the country.
 
Travel: cruising 101
If you're thinking of taking a cruise, there are a lot of options to consider, from the cruise line and style to the destinations, vacation length and types of on-board amenities. Cruising is a fun (and economical) way to see several places in a relatively short amount of time without having to unpack and repack every day. While some "hard-core" travelers may scoff at cruises, don't knock it till you've tried it.
 
From metropolis to countryside, the top 5 things to see on a China tour
Defining China succinctly is a difficult, if not impossible, task. Perhaps that's what travelers love so much about it: a trip to China can be virtually anything you want it be. The country's incredible range of landscapes, from rice paddies to river gorges, and cultures, from ultra-modern to fiercely traditional, ensure that any visitor will encounter a spellbinding range of people, places and sights. Narrowing down a visit to the essentials, without sacrificing authenticity, can be a challenge, but with the right China tour, you can manage the task.
 
Iconic U.S. Baseball Parks
While baseball may be America's favorite pastime, there's no need to have swung a bat in your life to recognize iconic baseball parks across the U.S. Baseball became a national sport in the 1850s but the turn of the 20th century brought construction to what many Americans deem the most important baseball stadiums in history - including the Red Sox stomping grounds and the most expensive stadium ever built: Yankee Stadium. Whether you opt for the peanuts or Cracker Jack, there's no doubt you will enjoy the game at one of these famous baseball parks in America.
 
3 Best-Loved U.S. Baseball Parks Worthy of Your Bucket List
While baseball may be America's favorite pastime, there's no need to have swung a bat in your life to recognize iconic baseball parks across the U.S. Baseball became a national sport in the 1850s but the turn of the 20th century brought construction to what many Americans deem the most important baseball stadiums in history - including the Red Sox stomping grounds and the most expensive stadium ever built: Yankee Stadium. Whether you opt for the peanuts or Cracker Jack, there's no doubt you will enjoy the game at one of these famous baseball parks in America.
 
Safer flying strategies for travelers with peanut allergies
Coping with a peanut or tree nut allergy, however, doesn't mean you - or your peanut- or tree nut-allergic child - have to forego the convenience of air travel. You can take steps to minimize your risk of having an allergic reaction while flying.
 
Traveling made simple: easy, convenient snacks to tag along on your next trip
With family vacation time nearly here, it's tempting to give in to "fast" food options on the road. But faster options usually leave a lot to be desired as far as nutrition goes, especially for little ones. Try these creative ways to spice up your family's snack routine and help you enjoy delicious and nutritious snacks on the go.
 
Ease travel worries with three simple tips
Traveling has its fair share of challenges, from never-ending lines to unexpected layovers and uncomfortable flights. Fortunately, by incorporating just a few expert tips, traveling can be less stressful whether you are jetting off for business or pleasure. Simplify travel with these easy tips.
 
The ultimate Australia tour: Cities, beaches, mountains and more
Australia is packed to the brim with unforgettable sights and once-in-a-lifetime experiences, all beckoning adventurous travelers. Of course, with so much to do, the real task is narrowing it all down. That's where a bit of planning (and lots of help from Australia tour planning pros) will make all the difference, ensuring that you get to see the very best of the land down under.
 
Foot care tips to keep you moving while on vacation
Decongestant, check. Sunscreen, check. Antacids, check. So you're going on vacation and your bag is well-stocked with remedies for every illness that could possibly derail your good time - from sunburn to an upset stomach. While you're taking steps to preserve your good health on vacation, don't overlook the body part that will carry you through all that fun: your feet.
 
Exploring America: Mississippi steamboat cruises take travelers through the heartland of history
They say that travel is about the journey, not the destination. While there's plenty of room to argue that destinations really do matter, there's no disputing that going on a journey is one of the most enriching experiences you can have. When it comes to travel in America, perhaps the greatest journeys to be taken are steamboat cruises on the Mississippi. Riding the current of this remarkable artery through America's heartland will show you an unfolding story that covers centuries of history, much of which has played a central role in making the country what it is today.
 
Keep your cool: Don't get stuck on the road this summer
Summer is the time for road trips, whether they cover thousands of miles across the country, or are "staycation" day trips. The most important component that makes your vehicle run is the engine. Your vehicle will last longer if you take care of the engine by following regularly scheduled maintenance as recommended by the manufacturer.
 
Hitting the road or water? Tips to make outdoor time fun, memorable and safe
Americans are falling in love with Mother Nature all over again, which could be why ownership of boats and recreational vehicles is more popular than ever. If you own a boat or RV, do you use it frequently, or is it sitting in your driveway? It's time to get the most out of it, and with a few simple ideas, you'll be able to hit the road and create some wonderful family memories.
 
Road trip tire tips
The weather's heating up and that means one thing: road trips. Before you grab the family and hit the highway, make sure your vehicle's ready to roll. And the first place to check is actually what rolls - your tires. Often ignored - except when they are flat - tires are one of the most important components on any vehicle, and have an enormous effect on braking, steering, comfort, handling and fuel efficiency.
 
Moving? Tips to make the most of your DIY move
New jobs, first jobs, relationships and looking for a change in weather - these are just a few reasons people have for moving. Most families move during the warmer months, and many choose to move to warmer locations.
 
A feast for the senses: The top five sights to see on an India tour
When planning a vacation, you have two primary choices: exploring places you are familiar with or exploring somewhere new. While there's comfort in the former, the latter choice holds the promise of new discoveries, unique experiences and the most enduring memories. For those who want to explore off the beaten track, there's perhaps no more dynamic and magical destination in the world than India. Its immense size, centuries of history and broad spectrum of cultures make it an unparalleled choice for travelers seeking a one-of-a-kind journey. With the help of an India tour, you can focus on enjoying all it has to offer.
 
Get your car road trip ready for spring
You may be dreaming about escaping on a vacation, but the sky-high costs of flights and cruises can quickly turn into a nightmare. If you're looking to take a break without breaking the bank, a good, old-fashioned road trip could be the way to escape. Aside from packing snacks and preparing the perfect playlist, there are a few things you should consider before venturing out on the open road. A few updates and precautions can help you avoid the wear and potential safety hazards a long trip can have on your vehicle.
 
Must-do trip for any traveler: a Panama Canal cruise
It might seem that, to find a relatively untouched tropical paradise, you'd need to travel halfway around the world. However, one of the best-kept secrets in travel - Panama - is close at hand and has everything you could want in a warm-weather getaway.
 
How your unused airline miles can help a child
Helping a child in need may be easier than you think, by redirecting a common resource that often just goes to waste.
 
All That Glitters in Las Vegas: Best Photo Ops
With all the overstuffed slot machines and tempting blackjack tables in Las Vegas, it can be hard to resist the siren calls of Lady Luck when you are in pursuit of the perfect photo opportunity. Fortunately, much of Sin City's manmade beauty can be found right on the famous four-mile strip and nearby downtown area.
 
Want to see more on a Mediterranean cruise? Consider ship size and itinerary
It's hard to imagine a more perfect travel destination than the Mediterranean - from the sea to the land, natural and cultural treasures enrich and inspire. Rugged cliffs, deep blue seascapes and historic cities hugging the coast all contribute to create a place that is truly unique in the world. There are a number of ways to travel the region, but perhaps the only way to get the full experience is to take a well-planned Mediterranean cruise.
 
Tips to select the right camp for your child
Soccer camps, wilderness camps, chess camps, language camps - whatever interests your child, there's a camp for him or her.
 
London travel: How to get an insider's view of one of the world's great cities
Some cities are more than just a place to live - they shape the world and have for centuries. London is one of those exceptional cities.
 
Make your vacation dollars go farther this summer: Tips for a budget-friendly summer vacation
Summer travel season is almost here. Planning for the next family trip to visit relatives, stay at the beach or camp out in tents under the stars is in full swing, and everyone is dreaming of upcoming departure dates.
 
Tips for traveling solo
Is there such a thing as a typical traveler? Not anymore. Travelers run the gamut in age, interests, preferences, likes and dislikes. For couples, families and solo travelers alike, travel preferences have never been so diverse. Nor has the world of travel been so accessible and appealing. And, if you're thinking about traversing the world as a solo traveler, there's never been a better time to go.
 
Responsible ridership and safety are the first steps toward personal watercraft fun
One of the easiest and most fun ways to enjoy everything the water has to offer is on a personal watercraft (PWC). Personal watercrafts have taken great strides toward modernization; the PWCs of today are quiet, run on clean four-stroke technology engines, include significant safety features, are more stable, and are designed to accommodate up to three passengers.
 
What are the 4 Sexiest Photo Ops in Sin City?
With all the overstuffed slot machines and tempting blackjack tables in Las Vegas, it can be hard to resist the siren calls of Lady Luck when you are in pursuit of the perfect photo opportunity. Fortunately, much of Sin City's manmade beauty can be found right on the famous four-mile strip and nearby downtown area.
 
Planning your next vacation? Think about a tour
Going on vacation can be stressful too: knowing where to go, what to see and how to get there. More often than not, the joy of actually going on vacation takes a backseat to the hassles encountered along the way. That's where a tour comes in.
 
Tips for planning an international vacation
Planning an international trip can be exciting and overwhelming, all at the same time. Deciding which cities or countries to visit, where to stay, what to see and how to get from place to place adds up to a lot of research and planning.
 
Fun tips for fantastic family vacations
Family vacations are always a great time for family bonding and exploring new places. With some careful planning, the trip can be packed full of fun from the minute you lock the front door to the minute you arrive back home, exhausted and ready to share stories of your adventures with friends and family.
 
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