Last-Minute Vacations in Every State

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From cities to national parks to beach towns, the U.S. is home to getaways for all types of travelers. Want to get away from it all? Each state in the nation has a handful of destinations that are ideal for last-minute travel, and are also affordable and fun. Explore these […]

5 Ways to Get the Most Bang for Your Timeshare Buck

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Crunch the numbers – with a focus on maintenance costs and exchange fees – to ensure a timeshare is a smart investment.(GETTY IMAGES) TIMESHARES CAN BE A WAY to own a piece of property in a vacation destination, but think twice before adding a timeshare to your investment portfolio. “I have never heard […]

6 Ways to Transform Family Travel

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FOR MANY FAMILIES, summer is a time to hit the open road or fly to a far-off place. But it’s not the destination that matters. Traveling together is your chance to get everyone’s attention off their digital devices and onto each other as you experience something new. With so much quality time […]

How Vacations Affect Your Happiness

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Christie Johnston for The New York Times Do vacations make you happy? Vacations are a chance to take a break from work, see the world and enjoy time with family. But do they make you happier? Researchers from the Netherlands set out to measure the effect that vacations have on overall […]

6 Ways to Transform Family Travel

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FOR MANY FAMILIES, summer is a time to hit the open road or fly to a far-off place. But it’s not the destination that matters. Traveling together is your chance to get everyone’s attention off their digital devices and onto each other as you experience something new. With so much quality time […]

How Vacations Affect Your Happiness

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Christie Johnston for The New York Times Do vacations make you happy? Vacations are a chance to take a break from work, see the world and enjoy time with family. But do they make you happier? Researchers from the Netherlands set out to measure the effect that vacations have on overall […]

West Coast Officials Tell Tourists Not to Worry About Fires

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  SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Alarmed by as much as $20 million in lost tourism revenue in July due to visitors’ fear of wildfires, California’s state tourism agency said Thursday it is teaming up with Oregon and Washington state to reassure tourists it’s safe to visit. The states formed the West Coast Tourism Recovery Coalition to […]