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At Reader’s Digest, we know you have so many places to go and even more people to see. No matter where you’re heading, we’ve got all you need to know, bring, and plan for before you leave on your next worldwind vacation.

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21 Spring Break Road Trips That Are Scenic from Start to Finish

For a vacation that's close to home, hop in your car and embark on one of these spectacular spring break road trips.

This Is the Ideal Vacation for You, According to Your Zodiac Sign

Learn about your zodiac sign and let astrology lead you to the perfect travel destination.


I’ve Been to Every Disney Park in the World—And These Are My Favorites

Get the insider scoop on Disney parks around the globe from an expert who's visited them all.


16 Staycation Ideas for a Great Getaway Close to Home

Here's how to have an amazing vacation close to home.


The 15 Best All-Inclusive Resorts for Families

Take your family on a vacation they'll never forget at one of these all-inclusive resorts...without wiping out your savings.

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How to Find Budget Accommodations on a Road Trip

You don't need to break the bank to have a comfortable, restful, and COVID-safe stay during your great American road...


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How to Camp for Free in the United States

On a tight budget? You’ll definitely want to learn the ins and outs of free camping—including where to find the...

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What Happens to Old Cruise Ships?

Like every other work of machinery in the world, cruise ships can't run forever.



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14 Best Socially Distanced Weekend Trips for Fall

Looking for the perfect getaway? Enjoy all that America has to offer at these stunning spots where you can avoid...

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Why I Signed Up for Family Camp During the Pandemic

How one writer and her family experienced a life-changing escape from coronavirus reality at summer camp.


13 East Coast Vacations You Need to Take at Least Once

Ready to get away? Whether you want to escape to a dreamy beach, a quaint New England town, or a...


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The Most Scenic Campsite in Every State

Here's how you can get away, marvel at the wonder of nature, sleep under the stars, and keep your distance...


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12 Ways Hotels Are Changing Forever

Your next vacation or business trip will look and feel a little different in the wake of COVID-19—skip the surprises...

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The Best U.S. Hotels and Resorts for Social Distancing

The ideal way to vacation and social distance at the same time this summer? Book a hotel that offers private...


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12 Unexpected Things to Pack for Your Vacation During a Pandemic

If you're traveling this summer, you'll need more than just sunscreen and bug spray in your suitcase to avoid bringing...


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How 8 Travelers Are Recreating the Spring Break They Were Supposed to Have

Many folks have figured out creative ways to create beautiful experiences at home.


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12 Red Flags You’re Falling for a Bad Car Rental

Nothing can torpedo a vacation like a bad car rental experience. Here are a dozen red flags that you're falling...


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12 Best Last-Minute Spring Break Ideas

Haven't booked a spring break trip yet? Don't panic! There are plenty of fabulous destinations waiting to welcome you, including...


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13 Secluded Island Spots for a Romantic Getaway

You'll feel like you're the only two people on Earth when you head to any one of these dreamy destinations.


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12 Unspoken Etiquette Rules of RV Camping

RV camping in the great outdoors is a great way to spend time with your family. Whether you are in...