A Trusted Friend in a Complicated World

Travel - Vacations

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.

View More in:

Add Filter

Tout icon

Your Guide to an Appalachian Trail Road Trip

You can drive or hike the famed Appalachian Trail, but it's much easier to make a road trip out of...


Tout icon

Your Guide to a Route 66 Road Trip

Get your kicks on America's original road trip—this 2,448-mile journey from Chicago to Santa Monica is a trip down memory...


Tout icon

Your Guide to a Route 93 Border-to-Border Road Trip

On paper, a border-to-border road trip along Route 93 is three countries, almost 3,000 miles, and 38 hours in a...


Tout icon

The Best Day Trips in Every State

Sometimes the best adventures are just a short drive away and can be completed in 24 hours or less...


Tout icon

10 of the Best Travel Trailers for Road Trips

Looking to join the RV revolution but not sure where to start? This handy guide will help you find the...


Tout icon

Your Guide to Driving Down the Great River Road

The Great River Road—following along the mighty Mississippi River is the granddaddy of all road trips. Buckle up and get...

Tout icon

Your Guide to a Mount Rushmore Road Trip

Get ready to marvel at this iconic American attraction and so much more on a road trip to the Black...


Tout icon

Your Guide to an Atlantic Coast Road Trip

Fill up the tank and get ready to roll from Maine to Florida along America's longest interstate with plenty to...


Tout icon

Your Guide to a Glacier National Park Road Trip

It's known for one of the prettiest drives in the United States, but you can also see 26 glaciers—and a...


Tout icon

Your Guide to a White Mountains Road Trip

All roads lead to scenic views and an endless outdoor playground in these breathtaking New Hampshire mountains.


Tout icon

Your Guide to an Outer Banks Road Trip

Whether your pilgrimage is inspired by the teen drama on Netflix, the Nicholas Sparks' novel, or you're simply drawn to...


Tout icon

The Best Places to See New England Fall Foliage

Looking to see a kaleidoscope of glorious fall colors? Head to New England to watch Mother Nature paint the region...



The Welcome Sign from Every State in America

Each state sign is unique, with some more creative than others. Be sure to check them out on your next...


The World’s Most Colorful Mountains

From lush green coverings to multi-hued exteriors, these landforms draw in visitors with their vivid topography.


10 Vintage Camping Hacks Every Camper Should Know

Make it easy to pack, store, and cook your camping food with these simple tips from the good ol' days.


7 of the Most Beautiful Beaches Without Sand

Who says you need to have sand in order for a beach to be beautiful? These seven sand-less beauties will...


Tout icon

Things Disney Employees Aren’t Allowed to Do Anymore

Walt Disney World has reopened, but ongoing coronavirus precautions means things aren't the same as they used to be for...


12 Small Towns with Beautiful Architecture

There are plenty of interesting design destinations across America that aren't big cities!

Tout icon

The 15 Best Cars to Rent for a Road Trip

Even if you have your own car, it can be smart to rent a different ride for your adventures on...


Tout icon

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...


16 Weird Swimming Pools from Around the World

You’ll definitely want to add these unbelievable pools to your bucket list.


The Most Gorgeous Peninsulas in the United States

Why should mountains have all the fun? Peninsulas are a geographic wonder that deserve to share the spotlight.