In 11 of the world’s most compelling food capitals, neo-traditionalists, upstart iconoclasts, and ingredient obsessives are setting new culinary standards.
A new wave of small hotels has arrived in Portugal’s Alentejo and Algarve regions—big on style and character, yet refreshingly affordable.
High design and haute cuisine meet crackling fires and snow-covered vistas in these European winter destinations.
Which cities make unattached travelers feel most welcome? T+L readers ranked those with the liveliest singles scenes, whether at bars, bookstores, or bowling alleys.
Kindle your own sparks by the light of these romantic hotel fireplaces.
T+L’s tech correspondent reports back from CES with the best new gadgets for travelers.
Whether scaling bridges, posing on cliff ledges, or exploring abandoned sites, these daredevil Instagrammers go to extremes to capture spectacular travel images.
It’s good to be a premium-class flier for reasons large (ample seating) and small (these amenity kits).
The post-powder party heats up at these lively bars in ski towns from Aspen to the Andes.
Find out where to witness the aurora borealis, with reindeer sleigh rides, ice hotels, and hot springs included.
A family trip feels truly relaxing when you stay at one of these beach resorts, with kids’ clubs, spacious rooms, and all kinds of thoughtful amenities.
Curl up with a new book—or catch a reading or concert—at these thriving independent bookstores from Buenos Aires to Brooklyn.
Luxurious hot tubs from bucolic China to downtown Manhattan have more than warm water in common—the views are incomparable.
From the Swiss Alps to Palm Beach, FL, these festive photos showcase the best of the holiday travel season.
Fashion designer Michael Kors shares his favorite holiday spots in Aspen, CO, and Palm Beach, FL.
What’s on the horizon for the coming year? Here, a look at 11 trends that are changing the way we move through the world.
So you want to get in shape—or atone for a season of overindulgence—with a rejuvenating, wellness-focused trip. The first step is picking the destination spa that’s right for you.
Introducing the next big things for art lovers, foodies, and thrill seekers.
Presenting 50 incredible destinations for 2015. Where will you go this year?
Explore our holiday guide to practical and inspiring travel gifts for the jet-setters in your world.
From the Alps to the Mediterranean, these frozen-in-time European villages will make you appreciate the beauty of taking it slow.
T+L’s cruise expert, Jane Wooldridge, shares the latest ships and sailings and charts a yearlong calendar of when to go where.
From the Swiss Alps to Palm Beach, FL, these festive photos showcase the best of the holiday travel season.
By combining artisanal foods with cool communal spaces, these European-style markets offer a better way to eat and shop.
From Paris to Beijing, these historic castles and palaces draw millions of visitors for a glimpse of the lifestyles of the rich and famous.
These small, affordable travel gifts are sure to be big hits.
Embrace the wisdom of crowds by adding the world’s most-visited tourist attractions to your bucket list.
Which cities have the most eye-catching locals? According to Travel + Leisure readers, attractiveness may be next to friendliness, but a few beaches don’t hurt, either.
Twinkling lights, sumptuous meals, and maybe even Santa skiing down the slopes: T+L readers share their favorite towns for the holidays.
Your hotel search stops here: presenting the 20 best places to stay in the Caribbean, according to T+L readers.
When you crave comfort food, these restaurants come through with traditional red-sauce meatballs—and all kinds of creative variations.
These festive restaurants serve a range of down-home and haute Thanksgiving meals. All you have to do is come hungry.
It’s the most magical time of the year at Walt Disney World—if you strategize in advance.
Explore the Pacific Northwest's spectacular waterways and quaint small towns during a Puget Sound weekend getaway.
From hot saunas to sour pickles, every culture has its preferred morning-after remedy.
Take a photo tour of colorful fall foliage around the globe, then head outdoors for some snapshots of your own.
Tips, tricks, and road-tested advice from T+L's Trip Doctor news team.
Think you need a vacation? These confessions from a flight attendant, a masseuse, and other seasoned travel pros will put your day job in perspective.
The best new travel gadgets combine sleek design with impressive performance.
Whether rising from the sea, desert, or forest, these cliffs lure travelers with the promise of gorgeous scenery and adrenaline rushes.
Flight delays are on the rise at airports across the nation. Learn where you’re most likely to get stuck at the gate—and how to boost your odds of taking off on time.
T+L editors share their favorite beauty products for the season—ideal gifts for any type of traveler.
It's always game time at these sports bars, where a passionate crowd is guaranteed.
Visit these thriving college towns for a crash course in live music, craft beer, art, and history.
Whatever you’re celebrating, you’ll feel merry indeed when you dine at these restaurants.
We’ve mapped out places so unusual that crossing the street becomes an adventure.
Upgrade your next family vacation with a stay at one of these hotels from Florida to Hawaii.
Don’t leave your trip to chance: book your next stay at one of Seattle’s best boutique hotels, inns, and resorts.
Find out how you can make the most of Seattle's scenic location and its coffee-fueled art scene.
Cheers to these restaurants that work overtime to deck the halls and concoct special Christmastime menus.
No need to gamble: we tested the waters to determine Vegas’s best pool parties.
Whether you’re looking for single-origin beans, personalized pour-overs, or carbonated iced coffee, T+L readers have toasted the most caffeinated cities in America.
Which locals hold their noses highest in the air? Travel + Leisure readers crowned snobbiest cities in America—and, admittedly, they have good reason to be proud.
What makes a town magnetic? Travel + Leisure readers voted for their favorite small towns—with beaches, mountains, vineyards, and personality to spare.
Take a crash course in architecture at the country’s most beautiful college campuses.
Whether intentionally funny or not, odd signs make for great sharing. Here are our favorites from the Travel + Leisure community.
The latest accessories will make you feel as cozy as a cabin in the country.
Finding chic yet comfortable walking shoes is easier said than done. Here, our picks for classic ballet flats, preppy loafers, and booties that will give you a leg up.
At these historic bars, spirits aren’t just on the drink menu—they’re making noises in dark corners and downing patrons’ glasses.
From New Mexico to New Zealand, a world of Christmas celebrations awaits.
Make your dream getaway a reality with travel tips from T+L.
Follow T+L’s travel tips for how to cope with challenges on the road.
These macabre churches, catacombs, museums, and crime scenes will give even the bravest visitors the shivers.
Low-cost carriers are flying high. Here are some of our favorites around the globe.
Toast your next vacation with craft cocktails or a tasting flight at one of these top whiskey bars.
Zoom in on picture-perfect coastal destinations, from pastel Caribbean towns to European fishing villages.
With piled-high pancakes and hearty egg sandwiches, these breakfast spots will give you extra motivation to roll out of your hotel bed.
T+L investigated America's 58 national parks, uncovering factoids and insider travel tips that may surprise you.
These college campuses emphasize brains over beauty.
A visit to these hauntingly beautiful cemeteries illuminates more than just mortality.
On a driving trip, T+L finds a new-age melting pot of roadside organic farm stands, bohemian-chic artist communities, and sustainable luxury resorts—a Hawaii for the next generation.
A cozy New England B&B, a southern dude ranch, a mountain hideaway: find the fall getaway that matches your definition of romance.
T+L asked New Delhi’s tastemakers to show us around town—here are our favorite spots to browse and bargain.
The best way to decompress? Designer Michael Kors, in his inaugural column for T+L, says it's visiting a time-tested destination—preferably one without cell service.
Old mines, abandoned buildings, and the occasional curse: ghost towns cover the United States, and they make for a fun detour.
Introducing the artists, foragers, pirates and shrine-builders who populate quirky small towns across the U.S.
Festivals, harvest-season goodies, and lower prices: in these cities, fall travel is both savvy and sublime.
Eight great bags that you won’t have to cram in the overhead compartment.
T+L reveals the happenings behind the September cover shoot in Paris.
Add a touch of texture to any fall look.
Jet-set in style with picks from the designer's fall collection.
Packing tips for a romantic Italian getaway.
Plan your leaf-peeping trip around one of these inns with spectacular views of fall colors.
Taking off on a journey alone? Have no fear. Here are the safest, friendliest countries for your solo adventure.
Medieval churches, cobblestoned streets, and endless olive groves: head to these small European towns to discover a country’s soul.
Find out which hotels do business travel best, based on a survey by T+L and Fortune.
These U.S. airlines fly highest, according to the results of a business travel survey by T+L and Fortune.
A survey by T+L and Fortune reveals which international airlines are taking business travel to new heights.
Ancient ruins, wildlife, and Viking traditions lure travelers to these North Sea islands, where proud locals now seek more freedom from the United Kingdom.
In summer, all signs point to the beach, and these new hotels are the hottest places to stay.
Want to be dazzled by Mother Nature’s fall foliage display? Just hop in the car.
From fish tacos by the beach to scenic mountain hikes, these Instagram photos show how travelers make the most of the summer season.
Our favorite towns for fall-foliage from Arizona to Vermont.
Watch your step as you climb these stairs, whether spiraling up mountains, narrow passageways, or sky-scraping attractions.
Truly innovative playgrounds are a destination all their own. These will make you wish you were a kid again.
For summer fun in the city, order your drinks alfresco at one of New York’s coolest rooftop bars.
From the Gulf Coast to the Pacific, the freshest bivalves are being shucked at these oyster bars.
Summer’s ultimate treat is served with old-world panache at these gourmet parlors.
Tie on your bibs: T+L tracks down the juiciest claws, the tenderest tails, and the most overstuffed lobster rolls Maine has to offer.
Returning to the capital of southern Spain, T+L finds crowded late-night bars and restaurants and the passions of flamenco and bullfighting.
Along a windswept shore, atop a medieval wall, across an iconic bridge: here are 14 treks with postcard-perfect views—no hiking boots required.
There's an app for just about everything, from making the most of an extended flight delay to tapping into local culture. Here are the best digital tools for travelers, all tested by T+L's tech correspondent.
Put these weather apps on your radar, and you won't get caught in the rain again.
We’ve catalogued cutting-edge and historic libraries, from Australia to Vienna.
Travel lets us escape everyday routines, and these wonderfully weird rentals are no place like home.
Huevos rancheros have become an American favorite, and these restaurants do it best.
Get inspired by these Instagram travel videos of action-packed moments around the world.
Cool pools, scenic roads, and fairy-tale-like villages are among the most popular T+L images on Pinterest.
We've mapped out the coolest islands to visit this year, with some help from T+L's savvy readers.
From Antonelli's to Zingerman's, these shops stock the finest local and imported cheese.
Upgrade to a 360-degree water view when you dine at one of these floating restaurants, from Venice to Maine.
Some are in greasy spoons, others in luxe hotels—and some aren't even listed on the menu. But these burgers are all worth the trip.
Traveling through the rugged, under-the-radar Basilicata region of southern Italy still provides the thrill of discovery.
T+L dishes on where to satisfy your craving for all things bacon, from the best BLT to the best bacon-infused cocktail.
From NYC to Los Angeles, we rounded up famous celebrity-home listings that provide A-list vacations—entourage not included.
Prepare for some serious wanderlust: introducing the top 50 hotels worldwide, according to T+L readers.
Find out which U.S. hotels truly provide a good night’s sleep, based on an exclusive analysis of travelers’ online reviews.
Summer and vacation just go together. Daydream along with T+L’s Instagram followers as they share photos of where in the world they’d rather be.
Head to these hiking trails, beaches, and wildlife refuges for the opportunity to meet baby koalas, turtles, and other newborns.
From coastlines to ridgelines, America’s best views offer some exceptional sight lines.
For fireworks, free watermelon, and rich history, plant your flag in one of these festive July 4th towns, approved by T+L readers.
Romance heats up in summer, and these destinations guarantee an affair to remember.
Stay cool on your next trip with one of these easy-to-pack sun hats.
From Maine to California, Montana to Texas, T+L spotlights where to play, eat, and sleep this summer.
Nature’s swimming pools are key to beating the summer heat. Fortunately, you’ll find them everywhere, from New York to California.
Maximize your fun in the sun with this list of what to bring to the beach—from a sand-free tote bag to the latest waterproof speakers.
Whether your family is looking to surf in Hawaii or spot wildlife in Costa Rica, these trips promise to bring your passions to life—and make you feel like a kid again.
It’s a sure sign of vacation when even your daily shower feels indulgent and comes with scenic views.
Fine-tune your concert experience by sampling one of these cool outdoor arenas or intimate clubs.
From airlines to hotels to car services, these travel brands show their support for the LGBT community.
From fiery curries to crispy noodles, find out what’s cooking at these outstanding Thai restaurants.
Head for the hills: these cool mountain towns beckon with outdoor adventures, festivals, and local color.
Towns like Old Lyme, CT, and Springville, UT, offer outsize collections of Impressionist paintings, modern installations, and folk art—without the big-city crowds.
Soak up the scenery and the creative cocktails at these cool new rooftop bars.
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Some like it pristine; others prefer it slathered in mustard sauce. When picking the best cities for barbecue, Travel + Leisure readers were ready to face some hickory-smoked heat.
In these 20 cities, after midnight, the best dancing—and bowling, karaoke singing, and street food—just starts to heat up.
With boardwalk rides, historic mansions, and homemade fudge, the best seaside towns offer charms that stretch beyond the sand.
Savor summer at these family-friendly ocean-side attractions from Maine to California.
The hot dog is definitely having its day. Here’s our frank guide on where to find the country’s best tube steaks.
From traditional apple pie to modern mash-ups, the classic American dessert is more popular than ever. Here’s where to find the best pies.
Make the most of your summer weekends with these quick beach escapes.
Find sanctuary at these spectacular botanic gardens where nature and art intertwine.
These cable cars make getting from here to there a scenic, adrenaline-pumping adventure.
Get your geek on at these stores where the comics and collectibles come with a hefty dose of camaraderie.
Set your sights on these picture-perfect lakes, and you’ll appreciate why blue is the most popular color.
So many beaches, so little vacation time: here’s where to leave your footprints in the sand this year.
Choose your own adventure among these boundary-pushing getaways that don’t skimp on creature comforts.
From an idyllic port town off the coast of France to a medieval village in Spain, T+L has your next dream European vacation planned.
Travel + Leisure readers ranked the best cities for decompressing with your gal pals, while also partaking in shopping, yoga, gallery-hopping—and perhaps a cocktail that tastes like a candy bar.
From Piedmont to Sicily, these new small hotels in Italy are delivering on both authenticity and intimacy.
Like Rome, the best hotels in Italy weren’t built in a day. T+L takes the time to check in on our timeless favorites.
Road-tripping is an all-American pastime, and these are our favorite ribbons of highway.
Don’t leave your vacation to chance: T+L reveals how to make the most of your time in Vegas.
We’ll never be royals. But we can act the part at these historic European castle hotels.
Go ahead and treat yourself at these buffets. After all, brunch does count for two meals.
Jamaica, St. Bart’s, Aruba—choosing a favorite Caribbean island is tough. But T+L readers have no problem choosing the best Caribbean resorts.
Brunch isn’t the only weekend dining ritual. Gather your friends for Chinese small plates at one of these top dim sum restaurants.
From a grilled cheesecake to a hamburger bun made of crispy ramen noodles, these mad-scientist-like creations elevate the simple sandwich.
Find out which airlines are most likely to land at your destination on time.
Get your camera ready: some of the world’s most beautiful places are best seen from a hot-air balloon.
Move over, peanuts. From hyper-local delicacies to iconic sweets, the best in-flight snacks deliver a sense of place, express an airline’s personality—and make a tasty souvenir.
The country’s top desert towns are reshaping the American West with cutting-edge art and great outdoor adventures.
Boiling, disappearing, Pepto-Bismol pink: The water’s anything but fine at these strange lakes from Trinidad to Thailand.
Bars are shaking up the standard margarita—and these versions are worth their salt.
Narrow seats, no food—don’t fret! Here’s how to make the most of your economy-class flight.
On the Strip and off, the best Las Vegas restaurants are inspiring food-loving tourists and locals alike to make reservations—and mark their calendars.
Do your sightseeing while you work out on these ten scenic routes.
A hotel on the sand is bliss—and even more so when it’s a steal.
From “holy water” skin fresheners to embroidered pjs, some airlines have perfected the art of coddling passengers.
Whether they’re filled with al pastor, Peking duck, or a bone-in pork chop, America’s best tacos aren’t just for Tuesday.
With compression systems, built-in laundry chutes and even audio speakers, today’s best carry-on bags are great multitaskers.
Take off for a weekend to this colorful U.S. Caribbean island.
Discover easy escapes in, and around, Mexico's vibrant capital city.
This beautiful cluster of Atlantic islands are not only an easy flight from the U.S. mainland, but they offer a little something for every type of traveler.
For a truly memorable stay, break free from hotel chains and check into one of these unusual hotels. Hamster wheel included.
We’ve mapped out easy weekend getaways full of outdoor activities, delicious food, and seasonal bursts of color to enjoy this spring.
From money-saving tips to insider secrets, how to strategically get the most out of your Disney World vacation.
Spoiler alert: from historic moments to revamped rides, there are a lot of fascinating factoids and behind-the-scenes secrets at America’s Disney Parks.
With everything from movie theaters to golf courses, these airports are destinations unto themselves.
Amazing restaurants that marry heavenly views with multi-starred menus.
From modern watering holes to rustic taverns, a craft beer trail has taken shape at America’s best beer bars.
Memorable meals at one-of-a-kind restaurants are the hallmark of any trip. Follow this list of local favorites and you can’t go wrong.
T+L’s insider’s guide to authentic eats in Europe, from a classic Parisian teahouse to great new British haunts in London.
T+L’s technology correspondent reports on travel trends, apps, and gadgets from the latest SXSW Interactive digital conference.
Views out the car window look brightest in spring, when the landscape bursts with wildflowers. See for yourself on America’s best spring drives.
These single price tag properties have high-design accommodations and choice activities such as horseback-riding lessons, sailing trips and even unlimited spa treatments.
From alpine lakes to marshy wetlands and East Coast to West, hitch a ride as we hit the gas on America’s most beautiful waterside drives.
The key to a great family-friendly museum? Entertaining your children—and yourself. Here are the places that do it best.
Orangutans and tapirs and marmosets (oh my!)—America’s zoos are chock-full of new baby animals we can’t wait to coo over.
Smile! You won’t want to miss out on the year’s most exciting photo ops—and neither will your Facebook friends and Instagram followers.
Although its very definition is up for debate, nobody can argue with the deliciousness of America’s best chili.
Knowing what pilots know about flight turbulence can sooth nerves when flights hit bumpy air. Here, T+L shares several facts from a cockpit veteran with 20 years of experience.
Make a serious impression pulling up to your next conference in one of these luxury autos.
The double-decker A380 is the biggest passenger jet in the sky—and we've got the inside scoop.
Sure, hotels can be romantic. But anything can be taken too far. These supposedly romantic traditions beg for reconsidering.
Sun and sand meet South of the Border spectacular in these top beach hotels, as picked by T+L readers.
Get a better hotel room and rate on your next vacation by following these tips from T+L’s news team.
Travel + Leisure staff share their best restaurant standbys that always deliver a good time and a great meal.
Introducing the 70 coolest new hotels that are changing the travel landscape, from Aruba to Zambia.
From Portland, OR, to Portland, ME, perfect meals seal the deal at the country’s most romantic restaurants.
Travel + Leisure readers rate which cities stoke their romantic fires. Cupid, take note.
Park ’n’ fly—and save—with the cheapest alternatives to expensive on-airport parking.
Prepare for takeoff with the world’s silliest, sexiest, and tongue-in-cheekiest airline safety videos.
Summer views to cure the winter blues courtesy of T+L’s Instagram followers. No beach bod necessary.
Spring is in the air—somewhere. Head around the world with Travel + Leisure’s Instagram followers as they dream about their next trip.
Man-made or natural, incredible underground attractions exist right beneath your feet.
Think Mount Vesuvius was a one-off event? Think again. Though the odds of their erupting may be slim, plenty of powerful volcanoes lie just outside cities around the world.
No river is too wide for the incredible feats of engineering that are the world’s longest bridges.
From boxing and baseball to lingerie football leagues, the best vacation itineraries for sports lovers whatever their team.
Innovative design makes travel better, and for T+L’s 10th annual competition, our distinguished jury chose the best of the year.
In the mood for love? Find out which bucolic ’burbs get T+L readers all aflutter.
Sick while traveling? Cure your cold the local way—with salty plums, lizard soup, and sake-spiked eggnog.
Protecting the unique creatures of the Galápagos Islands is a shockingly recent concept. And the preservation battle is far from over.
Reservation for two, party of kitsch, your table is ready at these strange restaurants.
There’s more to slopeside cuisine than chili in a bread bowl. Here’s where to lay some foodie fresh tracks.
T+L’s tech correspondent rounds up the hot new finds from this year’s CES.
How to see (and snap) 20 iconic species up close on their home turf.
What’s the hottest sail on the seven seas? Say ahoy to the best cruise ships, as picked by Travel + Leisure readers.
Check out the season’s cold-weather beauty from the comfort of your car on these top winter drives.
Iraq’s booming Kurdish region offers historic sites, a temperate climate, and new luxury hotels. But will Western travelers come?
Japan’s comfort food has become a certified craze. Here’s where to find the best bowls of noodles for a steaming slurp.
’Tis the season for some sublime photography, uploaded to Instagram by T+L followers.
The next big thing is now, and here’s where to find it.
What happens when it’s time for a cure from the cure for the winter blues?
From Tokyo to Ohio, these Instagram shots uploaded by T+L followers reveal how the world looks after dark.
Find out which entertaining, informative, and provocative Travel + Leisure features caught readers’ attention in 2013.
From seeing the northern lights to using every single vacation day, Travel + Leisure’s Twitter fans and editors shared their travel resolutions for 2014.
Find out what’s on the travel horizon, from updated planes to websites that get you closer to the action.
Let Travel + Leisure’s eye candy inspire your next trip.
New hotels and tours, emerging food scenes, and special events make these places the hottest travel destinations in 2014.
T+L reveals the best places to eat in New York City—and the brilliant chefs behind them.
T+L’s affordable holiday gift guide for your favorite globe-trotters.
Get into the holiday spirit at these European-style Christmas markets.
Turn up the heat this winter on a romantic getaway—no passport necessary.
There’s never been a better time to take to the seas. T+L cruise editor Jane Wooldridge charts the reasons.
Gather your friends for small plates and sangria at one of these bustling tapas restaurants.
Ring in the New Year somewhere new: from Berlin to the Bahamas, these destinations know how to celebrate.
Check out a year’s worth of beautiful travel photos Instagrammed by T+L fans.
Explore a culture through its toys and bring home a cool souvenir from one of these shops.
It's the most wonderful time of the year to visit these hotels with over-the-top Christmas displays and events.
Need a laugh? Whether featuring big headliners or brash amateurs, these comedy clubs offer guaranteed guffaws.
We teamed up with CNN to tap their network of roving iReporters; you’ll get some of their best advice here.
What makes a good airport great? Efficiency. And these hubs are best at getting you through check-in and security smoothly, according to T+L readers.
Travel + Leisure readers have crowned the U.S. cities with the best-looking people—and beach bums need not apply.
For the best coffee, shopping, and culture, follow the trail of the skinny-jeaned trendsetters. Travel + Leisure readers have ranked the best cities for hipsters.
For a fresh island perspective and fewer crowds escape to these off-the-grid Caribbean destinations.
Book your next stay at one of these hotels—they’re the best in New York City.
From swinging fireballs to gobbling grapes, here are the wackiest ways of welcoming the New Year around the world.
Don’t leave for the airport without these tips and tricks for a stress-free flying experience.
T+L’s list of the most innovative travel gadgets, all road-tested and carry-on approved.
Gorgeous scenery, device-free policies, and invigorating activities will leave you feeling recharged.
Find out which cool college towns made the grade with T+L readers.
Ride the waves or just soak up the good vibes—these surf towns welcome all comers.
Bananas, bad art, and barbed wire are among the quirky collections on proud display.
Street art is thriving in cities from New York to L.A., if you know where to look.
Most airports are running a little behind schedule lately—and some are redefining time warps. Here’s how to beat their clocks.
Don’t go on your next business trip without our list of essential apps to help you travel smarter.
Celebrate Halloween in these small towns, where a bloody good time is guaranteed.
T+L’s six-step method to keep your suit wrinkle free in your carry-on.
It’s a drag to fly through these lackluster airports, according to Travel + Leisure readers.
Find out which airports are the best in the nation, according to Travel + Leisure readers.
The Indian restaurant scene is heating up. Find out where to go when a craving strikes for curry, vindaloo, or street-food sweets.
When it comes to airport shopping, there’s the good, the bad, and the just plain crazy.
Book your next stay at one of these hotels—they're the best in India.
Book your next stay at one of these hotels—they're the best in Chicago.
The winning hotels for business travelers in cities worldwide, as voted by T+L readers in our annual survey.
You’ll spot Nikes everywhere from Boston to Bali, but we love sneakers with a local stamp.
Here’s a go-to resource for your next family vacation, whether you’re looking for a laid-back beach getaway or Rocky Mountain adventures.
You don’t need meat for a satisfying meal, especially if you dine at one of these top vegetarian and vegan restaurants.
The votes are in for T+L readers’ best-loved small towns, from Vermont to Utah.
With festive decorations, food, and activities, these hassle-free holiday cruises are sure to get you in the spirit.
Take a cross-country brewery tour for a sampling of the latest, greatest craft beers.
Prepare to jostle with millions of tourists and locals when you head underground in these big cities.
At these haunted hotels, bars, and asylums, the locals have been around for centuries and things go bump in the night.
Funky fabulous finds abound at these favorite fleas.
Go star-spotting at these glam hangouts.
Discover the season's top dining spots in Tinsel Town.
From tacos to tamales, these south-of-the-border spots serve some of L.A.’s top eats.
Escape the city at these sublime urban spas.
Take a dip at these awesome city pools.
Get outdoors and get the adrenaline pumping on these scenic city hikes.
Check out some of the city’s top activities and attractions this fall.
Beachfront hotels take the spotlight this fall.
Whether they’re riding unicycles, peddling art, or strolling in the nude, America’s offbeat locals put out a colorful welcome mat for travelers.
These island hotels make it a breeze to indulge in a beach vacation—without blowing your travel budget.
Lobster rolls, BLTs, banh mi: the best sandwich shops do the classics right or find unexpected ways to improve them.
Book your next stay at one of these hotels—they're the best in San Francisco.
Follow T+L’s expert advice to bring your dream trips to life.
Take a tour of these amazing storm photos, from monsoons in Arizona to lightning in Germany.
Don’t leave home without our short list of essential digital tools to help you travel smarter.
Satisfy the need for speed with a ride on one of the fastest trains, now departing from China, Spain, and Turkey.
The most irresistible mac and cheese dishes come topped with Gruyère, goat cheese, or mozzarella at restaurants from Wisconsin to California.
Spark some old-fashioned romance this fall with a visit to these charming covered bridges.
Travel is going to the dogs, as these adorable pet photos posted to social media by T+L followers prove.
Whether you want a single-origin pour-over or chicory with a splash of brandy, the best coffee bars serve much more than cream and sugar.
Embrace the indoors at water parks that keep the thrills and spills coming all year long.
We’ve mapped easy weekend getaways to romantic beaches, from the rugged dunes of the Oregon Coast to the white sands of Florida.
Do you know anyone who absolutely loves to pack? Neither do we. But we do have techniques to make the process easier.
Book a room at one of these top waterfront hotels from coast to coast.
From the beaches of Hawaii to the cobblestoned streets of Paris, here are T+L’s top vacation spots.
Take a photo tour of some of America’s most beautiful lighthouses, from the California coast to the shores of Maine.
Romantic scenery, posh resorts, and tolerant policies make these destinations the perfect match for the growing number of gay honeymooners.
Go ahead, crank up the volume: these compact, Bluetooth-enabled portable speakers make it more fun than ever to rock out on the road.
Millions of people cross these aging, deteriorating bridges every day. Are you one of them?
Savor the atmosphere and views at these cool open-air restaurants found on rooftops, sidewalks, even gardens.
When the hunger for down-home comfort food strikes, head to these chicken and waffles joints.
Whether for a special-occasion prix fixe meal or casual bistro dinner with friends, French food, like thick cream, still rises to the top.
From Charleston to L.A., these bakeries put a creative, seasonal twist on cupcakes, pies, and cookies.
Outages, shortages, peanut butter, and duct tape: The trials and tribulations of life in a small jungle town on the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica.
From a rooftop pool in Los Angeles to a floating pontoon in Lake Como, the best swimming pool views from around the world.
The best ice cream parlors blend the classics with a delicious bit of crazy, churning out flavors like burnt sugar, cilantro, and Cabernet.
Whether your idea of a perfect summer day is relaxing at the beach, taking a road trip, or exploring a national park, T+L has the travel advice to make your summer a success.
Some of the greatest values for families can be found at all-inclusive resorts, which offer plenty of diversions and schedule flexibility.
Book your next stay at one of these hotels—they’re the best in Cape Town.
Which hotels deliver the most extraordinary experiences? Check the results of Travel + Leisure’s annual survey to find out.
Create lasting memories of your next trip with photography tips from T+L staff.
Live music, gourmet food, and retro-chic style make bowling cool again for hipsters and kids alike.
Introducing this year’s hottest island getaways, as determined by Travel + Leisure readers.
Successful travel takes more than planning; it also takes a bit of luck. Charms, talismans, and amulets for good fortune may help you avoid some of the pitfalls.
These 15 new hotels are on our radar to contend for Travel + Leisure’s next World’s Best Awards.
These fascinating man-made and natural wonders are the latest to make it onto UNESCO’s World Heritage List.
Make memories even over lunch when you dine at these Disney restaurants.
Stunning rainforest, forgotten Civil War battlefields and isolated beaches await at these hidden national treasures.
Bring inspiration to your perspiration at these nine hotel gyms.
Fifteen amazing restaurants that marry heavenly views with multi-starred menus.
Go off the beaten path to find these gorgeous vistas of untamed mountains, deep forests, pristine lakes, and wide-open spaces.
T+L readers tweet super-short stories of vacations gone wrong, from a too-curious bear at Yosemite to a broken-down train in the Alps.
Thanks to a new wave of cool designer hostels, it’s time to consider strapping on a backpack again.
Avoid the lines and go for total immersion: T+L proposes the best ways to find the soul of a destination.
Escape Europe’s summer crowds at these secret beaches, where you can lounge in peace.
So what if they’re a little conceited? These snobby cities have plenty of reasons to feel like winners.
The second annual SMITTY Awards showcase airlines, hotels, cruise lines, bloggers, and others who have taken social media in travel to a whole new level.
Creative new chefs are heating up America’s barbecue scene.
Metal-detecting sandals, self-propelled suitcases, and bacteria-disinfecting wands are just a few of the quirky products available to the discerning traveler.
Find a better deal on your next hotel stay by following these money-saving tips, including how to use new websites and social media to your advantage.
Our favorite road trips are all over the map, from iconic American routes to the byways of Portugal and Japan.
Introducing the coolest new hotels, from a loft in Brooklyn to a sybaritic hideaway in Brazil.
Land-locked? Take a cool underwater photo tour of coral reefs, dolphins, and other sea life.
Nab a window seat and get a unique perspective on the world. Here’s some inspiration.
From views of the Serengeti to panoramas of Manhattan skyscrapers, bathing is never dull in these bathrooms.
From the Paris skyline to the rocky cliffs of Bhutan’s Paro Valley, the 10 best views from around the globe.
New fees continue to make travelers see red—and not just from airlines. Here’s what you can do to avoid them.
From towering Pacific Northwest sea stacks to mile upon mile of mirage-like tidal flats, these 10 littoral landscapes take ocean views to a new level.
Sports stadiums have drafted celebrity chefs and local gourmet shops to up their game in the food court.
Flying has never been safer, and these airlines deserve the most credit.
Forget roughing it. Adventure cruises are entering brave new worlds of luxury.
Cheers to these great-value museums, tours, and other attractions that remain free for all.
Indulge in a stay at a hotel with above-and-beyond service, as rated by T+L readers in the World’s Best Awards survey.
Understanding local superstitions can help you avoid a faux pas—and maybe improve your luck, too.
Settle into a booth at one of these classic diners, serving up comfort food with a side of retro flair.
From Hawaii Volcanoes National Park to Alaska’s Glacier Bay, these historic lodges deliver location and creature comforts.
How is the new digital landscape changing the way we travel? To find out, T+L dispatched social-media expert Amy Chen on a getaway to tech-savvy Portland. Here are her social media tips for travel.
See how your favorite spirits are made at these craft distilleries—tastings most definitely included.
These uncrowded and unpretentious beach towns from Florida to Hawaii promise affordable summer fun.
The craft beer industry is booming, and these brewery-filled cities have the best local flavors, according to T+L readers.
Affordable hotel rates, free museums, and plentiful barbecue and beer make these cities a bargain for travelers.
Expect smooth sailing when you book a truly all-inclusive cruise, with a fare that covers drinks, tips, and other niceties.
With an uncanny resemblance to a koala, a chicken, and a sheep, these animal-like buildings are bound to make you smile.
Soak up the view from the privacy of your own fabulous hotel bathtub.
Looking for a laid-back escape? Here are our favorite spots, where beachfront restaurants, stylish hotels, and scenic hiking trails are all within reach.
The great outdoors and big-city culture come together seamlessly at these beautiful parks.
Reeling from a messy split? Treat yourself with some post-divorce travel therapy.
Whether you want to haggle with shopkeepers in a spice souk or pick organic herbs in a provincial garden, you’re sure to find the ultimate cooking class in T+L’s list.
Branch out on your next trip by staying in a tree-house hotel along the beach or in a remote rainforest.
These landmarks were designed to stand the test of time.
The best way to get to know small-town America is hanging out in the square.
Even the addresses of these post offices are quirky, from the U.S. Capitol basement to the Detroit River.
Whether a monochromatic yellow or featuring every color in the Crayola box, these cites are guaranteed to brighten your day.
Start the day as locals do with these decadent breakfast dishes.
Where to satisfy your sweet tooth, from Vienna to New Orleans.
Everything tastes better at the beach, whether you're vacationing in Turks and Caicos or Thailand.
These one-of-a-kind restaurants are so beloved and authentic we can’t imagine them existing anywhere other than their hometowns.
Where to drop anchor for the best seafood shacks and restaurants.
Eat your way across Europe—from a canal-side wine bar in Copenhagen to a classic Roman trattoria—with these local favorites as your guide.
From the busy streets of Hong Kong to the Las Vegas Strip, take a photo tour of the neon signs that light up the night.
With fresh ingredients, amazing spices, and far-flung influences, these islands serve up some of the world’s most tantalizing cuisine.
Even travelers can't escape these strange state taxes.
Satisfy your craving for Mexican food at these restaurants serving the best tacos, mole, and barbacoa north of the border.
At these college-town bars, prepare to be schooled in craft brews and campus traditions.
Neapolitan-style pizza is a nationwide passion, yet one U.S. city’s pizza stokes the deepest devotion, according to Travel + Leisure readers.
Whether a distinctive twang or lilt, some regional accents make travelers feel especially welcome.
Good design makes travel better, and for T+L’s ninth annual competition, our distinguished jury chose the best of the year.
These quirky museums, theme parks, and circus acts feed our collective cat obsession.
Calling all carnivores: from old-school institutions to trendy newcomers, these steakhouses are a cut above the rest.
How to pinch pennies and still live the Disney dream in Orlando’s Magic Kingdom.
Here’s your checklist: the essential places that every kid should visit, from Disney to Yellowstone.
It’s time for that annual rite of spring—when spring breakers descend on these popular destinations, ready to party.
Winter getting you down? Take a quick photo tour of these beautiful islands.
The classic Ferris wheel is climbing to new heights, and taking travelers along for the ride.
With artful food and design, these new museum restaurants have ushered in a post-cafeteria era.
These dramatic natural wonders prove that Mother Nature can wow the most seasoned travelers.
An eating tour of London—from Soho to Shoreditch, Bermondsey to Brixton—reveals the best restaurants among the city’s diverse new culinary scene.
All-inclusive resorts that deliver surprising luxuries, service, and cuisine at an affordable (and predictable) price.
Gay travel is on the rise, and these cities know how to make the LGBT community feel right at home.
These cruise ships are making waves with new kid-friendly rides, shows, and even more spacious cabins.
Upgrade your next warm-weather escape with a stay at one of these top-ranked beach hotels, according to T+L readers.
Book your next stay at one of these hotels—they're the best in Hong Kong.
When you want to get away from it all, set your course for these romantic islands, as chosen by Travel + Leisure readers.
A sunrise hot-air balloon ride, a train mishap, and unexpected animal encounters are among the stories that T+L readers shared Twitter-style in 140 characters.
A desert sunrise, a chance encounter, a boat ride in stormy waters: T+L readers share romantic vacation moments in just 140 characters, Twitter-style.
Sunset views, saucy cuisine, seductive wine lists: let the sparks fly at America’s most romantic restaurants.
Mod style goes mile-high at these cool new mountain resorts, from Aspen to the Alps.
From a chess-obsessed town to one popular with retired circus freaks, these places are keeping it weird.
Choose your airline wisely to improve the odds of arriving with your luggage intact.
Show America that you’ve got talent at these karaoke bars, from dives to strobe-lit lounges.
See Spot run, strut his groomed stuff, or leap for a Frisbee at these events for dog-obsessed travelers.
Here’s your invitation to the world’s most outrageous Carnival street parties. Let the good times roll!
Gather your friends for dim sum brunch or a Chinese New Year banquet at one of these authentic restaurants.
From “spitted” pizza to crap omelettes, navigating a menu while traveling can be a lesson in local culture—or its own form of dinner theater.
The future is now in Dubai, London, and other cities being reshaped by these cool new buildings.
Icy crevasses, monster moguls, soaring cliffs, and avalanche risks: for some skiers, these are
all part of the fun.
Go deep within the world’s coolest caves to glimpse natural and man-made wonders, from giant crystal formations to Ice Age art.
Travel + Leisure readers pick the world’s best cities, where each year brings new reasons to visit.
Travel + Leisure’s first-ever best beaches survey reveals where to plant your umbrella in the sand, whether you’re looking for seclusion or wildlife viewing.
From Kauai to Kenya, discover your inner explorer with these once-in-a-lifetime adventures.
The results of the annual Travel + Leisure survey are in! Which are the world’s best hotels this year?
What’s in the cards for the new year? T+L taps our network of experts to predict the trends that will impact your travels.
Photos full of ice and snow highlight nature’s beauty even in the dead of winter.
You don’t need to go on safari to see wild creatures up close—just head to one of these U.S. national parks.
We reveal the year’s hottest travel destinations, from a still-undiscovered corner of Italy to an unexpected foodie mecca in the American heartland.
An outstanding meal is guaranteed at these U.S. hotels, which earned top marks from Travel + Leisure readers.
When it’s time to hit the slopes, millions choose to schuss these mountains’ steeps, bowls, glades, and groomers.
You’ll find more than a good read at these cool independent bookstores across America.
If you resolve to spend more time with the girls in 2013, these are the best places to go wine tasting, learn to surf, catch the next great band, or chill at the resort pool.
Take the plunge to explore cool underwater attractions like shipwrecks, ruins, and even a post office that will mail your card from the deep.
Get the download on the newest travel scams to watch out for on social media and websites, plus tips to avoid being ripped off.
From Brussels to Vienna, these historic markets specialize in handmade crafts, mulled drinks, and other holiday treats.
From stinky tofu to fried water beetles, find the soul of a destination through its sidewalk snacks.
Looking to start the New Year on the right foot? Here are the trips to get you motivated.
From shoving flight attendants to turning over snack carts or busting up the duty-free shop, famous folks sometimes let air travel frustrations get the best of them.
T+L looks back at the trends that have transformed the travel experience in 2012 and the events that made headlines.
What would the holidays be without all the twinkling, high-voltage Christmas lights? From enormous inflatable Santas to real-life Rudolphs, T+L celebrates our endless appetite for holiday excess.
From colonial landmarks to theme parks, we reveal which U.S. tourist attractions are the most popular.
We’ve rounded up our favorite Florida attractions, from the glamorous to the gloriously down-home.
Find out which entertaining, informative, and provocative Travel + Leisure features caught readers’ attention in 2012—and join the conversation.
Ever wonder what travel editors do on vacation? Get the scoop on the moments that resonated most with the T+L staff in 2012—and see photos of us on location.
Presenting the winners of Travel + Leisure’s 2012 photo contest, as chosen by readers like you.
Forget Swiss Miss; the best hot chocolate has become a gourmet affair.
Feed the wanderlust of your favorite travelers with these affordable gifts sure to inspire—and improve—that next trip.
T+L took hundreds of products out on the road to determine the best of the bunch: the latest gadgets that promise to change the way we travel.
T+L’s reader survey revealed the U.S. airports with the most annoying security checkpoints—and inspired us to investigate further.
This year’s crop of top-ranked Caribbean resorts includes a standout island favorite on Bermuda’s south shore.
Savor the variety of the season with traditional holiday dishes from around the world.
Why be home for the holidays when you can celebrate at hotels with gourmet feasts, special events, and one of the world’s tallest living Christmas trees.
Play it cool in these scenic small towns that know just how to embrace winter.
With high altitude and low attitude, America’s best ski towns offer plenty of fun beyond the slopes.
Raw-fish fans are flocking to these sushi restaurants from Los Angeles to Maine.
Follow the trail of these globe-trotting artists, chefs, and designers, who share their most memorable travel experiences.
Most airports are doing better at on-time departures this year. But they may not be able to take credit—and certain airports still struggle mightily against the clock.
Travel + Leisure readers rank the cities with the best-looking people, revealing some makeovers and beauty meltdowns in this year’s results.
What makes a city the most lovable in the nation? According to Travel + Leisure readers, it could be a mix of food, culture, and some funny accents.
A new generation of chefs is putting Philadelphia’s restaurants on the map.
Ravaged by natural disasters and poverty, Haiti is nevertheless trying to revive its tourism industry. Here, the process begins with voluntourism.
With concerts, art exhibits, and cafés, these beautiful college libraries inspire visits for more than a study session.
We’ve mapped out fall getaway itineraries full of outdoor activities, harvest menus, cozy inns, even college football games. All you have to do is pick one.
Getting to the other side is a lot more fun thanks to these strange bridges that pivot, unroll, and light up.
Get your vacation off to the right start by booking a flight on one of these top-rated airlines.
These cities let you tap into the coolest nightlife scenes, marvel at ancient ruins, and witness cutting-edge art and architecture.
Dive into swimming pools that provide unbeatable views and an instant sense of escape.
For a vacation sure to float your boat, head to one of these beautiful canal cities or regions.
Flights do depart on time—at some airports. Find out which U.S. hubs are least likely to keep you waiting on the tarmac.
It's worth the trip to sample these quintessential dishes, from tapas in Barcelona to the freshest sushi of your life in Tokyo. We've got the address book.
We've dug up beautiful beaches for whatever your paradise requires: waves for surfing, cabanas for massage, or an outdoor bar for fabulous people-watching.
Whether thrice-fried or seasoned with truffle oil, the side of fries is getting the star treatment at these U.S. restaurants.
Meet the newest generation of cute zoo babies, from Lulu the giraffe to a panda cub just learning to walk.
Spice up your next meal with one of these dips, spreads, and sauces popular in countries where ketchup isn’t the condiment king.
Of the dozen of new ships coming in 2012 and 2013, there’s one for every type of traveler.
Foursquare shows its hand, revealing the Vegas casinos that get the most check-ins.
From coast to coast, these fish shacks and fancy restaurants make it their business to serve America’s best seafood.
Can you feel the love? Let us count the ways to experience Disney’s romantic side.
Scheming demons, lovelorn ghosts, and energy vortexes make these forests seriously spooky.
In these ethnic neighborhoods, you can eat your way around the world—no passport required.
For stories you won’t forget, detour off the beaten path to these mysterious places.
Book your next stay at one of these hotels—they’re the best in Rome.
Book your next stay at one of these hotels—they’re the best in China.
Book your next stay at one of these hotels—they're the best in the Bahamas.
Book your next stay at one of these hotels—they’re the best in Los Angeles.
Colorful foliage photos highlight the best of what nature has to offer.
Find out where to plot your next island getaway, with some help from Travel +Leisure’s savvy readers.
From a ski resort with kid-friendly butlers to a southern charmer built for budding adventurers, here are America’s best hotels for families.
Go straight to the source for a hotel stay paired with scenic vineyard views, locally sourced meals, and plenty of wine tastings.
Go treasure hunting at these outstanding flea and antique markets across the U.S.
Original artwork, retro-chic amenities, and (sometimes) comfortable accommodations define these bastions of cool.
Litter, smog—even rats plague some of our nation’s cities. But Travel + Leisure readers also found plenty to rave about in these urban meccas.
Soap butlers, underwater sound systems, and pet spas are just a few of today’s over-the-top hotel enticements.
Check-ins on Foursquare identify the country’s hottest urban green spaces.
Whether traditional or modern, urban or rural, these college campuses are studies in beautiful design.
Book your next stay at one of these hotels—they're the best in Florida.
Book your next stay at one of these hotels—they're the best in California.
The country’s top terminals for keeping kids occupied.
Our annual shortlist of today's essential tools to help you travel smarter.
Prepare for major fun at these mini-golf courses, where wacky stunts, 3-D glasses, and erupting volcanoes are all part of the game.
At these great lakes, the all-American vacation fun continues long after summer ends.
Chaise lounges on the dock, boat rides to dinner: what’s more idyllic than a waterfront stay? T+L readers reveal their favorite lake hotels.
Where to sample the best Italian food this side of the Atlantic, whether you’re craving pizza or a chef’s tasting menu starring prosciutto and truffles.
Introducing the newest travel-inspiring sites added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List.
These exotic fruits look wonderfully strange, and they taste of adventure.
Inspired by the art you see displayed in fine museums? These museum gift shops around the world help you bring the exhibitions home.
T+L offers advice on surprising airline rules you should know about before booking your next flight.
On a vintage shopping adventure, T+L discovers one-of-a-kind jewelry, antiques, and accessories at too-good-to-believe prices.
Trashed rooms, rants, debauchery: even famous guests can get kicked out of hotels for bad behavior.
From the East Coast to the West Coast and in between, these American skyline photos capture the spirit of each city.
Book your next stay at one of these hotels—they're the best in San Diego.
Book your next stay at one of these hotels—they're the best in New Orleans.
Book your next stay at one of these hotels—they’re the best in Boston.
Book your next stay at one of these hotels—they're the best in Puerto Rico.
Book your next stay at one of these hotels—they're the best in Mexico.
Book your next stay at one of these hotels—they're the best in Thailand.
Book your next stay at one of these hotels—they're the best in Las Vegas.
Heart-stopping taxi rides are universal, but the cars themselves? Not so much. See if you can pair these hacks with their hometowns.
These 15 hot new hotels are the ones we predict will make Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Awards in the near future.
These medal-worthy stadiums continue to impress with their design, history, and cool activities.
Warning: the latest, craziest waterslides will make you want to twist and shout.
Millions of visitors to the world's most popular theme parks agree: these rides, shows, and costumed characters are worth the waits.
The coolest cottages combine the spirit of summer camp with grown-up style.
Enlist your troop for a 150th-anniversary trip to the battlefields, museums, and sites that can make sense of the Civil War.
T+L readers rank the nation’s best singles scenes for mixing it up with the locals.
Travel + Leisure’s first annual SMITTY Awards showcase the most innovative uses of social media in the travel industry.
The new European Grand Tour counts museums, ancient ruins, churches, and some surprises.
These new and improved terminals upgrade the airport experience for the 21st century.
The latest coast-to-coast restaurant trend has chefs reimagining America’s first fast-food restaurant: the diner.
We’ve drawn a line in the sand: these are the most crowded beaches in the U.S.A.
Book your next stay at one of these hotels—they're the best in Washington, D.C.
Book your next stay at one of these hotels—they’re the best in Hawaii.
Book your next stay at one of these hotels—they’re the best in Costa Rica.
Book your next stay at one of these hotels—they’re the best in Canada.
Book your next stay at one of these hotels—they're the best in France.
Book your next stay at one of these hotels—they’re the best in London.
Book your next stay at one of these hotels—they’re the best in Orlando.
T+L reveals what’s cooking at the top restaurants in New York, from a classic steakhouse to a hip West Village gastropub.
Hunt for that perfect souvenir and soak up the scene at these cool bazaars, flea markets, and souks.
There’s no avoiding it. Social media is everywhere, and it’s having a major impact on the travel industry. Read on to find out how.
Channel your inner style icon, whether it’s Jackie O. in Cape Cod or Brigitte Bardot in St.-Tropez, with these classic black or white sunglasses.
These under-the-radar European beach towns, wine regions, and lake districts are just waiting to be discovered.
Go wild for the animals and special events that make these America’s most popular zoos.
Take a photo tour of beautiful waterfalls that impress travelers with their height, might, and dramatic locations.
T+L picks the buzziest hotel restaurants, from South Beach to Vegas.
The top pubs in London and beyond for authentic Scotch eggs, fish-and-chips, and pints.
We’ve come a long way from forsaken, highway-off-ramp locations and cookie-cutter design—these new airport hotels are downright stylish.
The skyline of London is shifting before our eyes, and these cool new attractions are well worth the price of admission.
These small hotel gems are among London’s best assets. The biggest perk? They’re so homey you’ll forget you’re a paying guest.
College towns make great weekend getaways, and these hotels near campus get our top scores.
One attraction may be closing, but these other original Disney rides still work their magic on kids of any age.
From a Caribbean rustic-chic retreat to New Zealand’s Minaret Station (accessible only by helicopter), these are the year’s best new hotels.
Book your stay at one of these hotels—they’re the best in Spain.
Book your next stay at one of these hotels—they’re the best in Paris.
Dressed to impress? Not in these cities, which Travel + Leisure readers voted the least stylish in America.
Every self-respecting city has a beautiful fountain, but these make the biggest splash.
Supersize dunes, hot mineral pools, purple sand: These beaches are as strange as they are beautiful.
Hotel room service gets creative with perks so appealing that you won’t want to check out.
A hassle-free vacation is closer than you may think: T+L rounds up the best all-inclusive resorts across the U.S.
The best baseball stadiums bring their A-game all season with regional food, great sightlines, and plenty of traditions.
Embrace the great outdoors with drinks al fresco at one of the best rooftop or patio bars.
A new hotel in NoMad helps to revive a long-ignored stretch of New York City.
T+L celebrates the far-flung appeal of the ingenious simple invention: the sandwich.
Travel + Leisure readers sank in their teeth to decide which American city does burgers best.
No childhood is complete without a whirl aboard one of America’s best carousels. They’re worth ponying up for.
The history and intrigue of these ancient ruins inspire travel adventures. How many have you visited?
Cheers to these small towns for great Main Streets, where you can admire architecture, sample the local flavor, and find a lost America.
The survivor’s manual to eating the best (and safest) street food.
Book your next stay at one of these hotels—they’re the best in Australia.
Take a photo tour of beautiful castles in strategic locations, from the German Alps to the middle of a lake in India.
Fast food gets a bad rap, but these international favorites win our vote for the best chains to sample when you’re on the go.
Car-rental insurance abroad can be a costly headache. T+L explains how to do it right.
From the Marais to St.-Germain, these affordable hotels offer an authentic neighborhood experience in Paris.
They sport vintage bowling shoes and the latest tech gear—but they also know all the best places to eat and drink. Here are America’s cities with the biggest hipster scenes.
Want a luxurious urban getaway at bargain rates? Check in to one of America’s top affordable hotels, chosen by T+L readers.
Which cities show the most eco-friendly pride? In honor of Earth Day, T+L readers separate the composters from the posers to determine America’s greenest cities.
Introducing the strangest phobias you never knew existed—and where to face those fears.
Where are you likely to develop air rage? Find out the results of Travel + Leisure’s survey of America’s best and worst airports.
T+L gives you the lowdown on how to plan an affordable trip to Europe that stays within your budget.
From skyscrapers to bridges, here is the newest crop of must-see landmarks around the globe.
Escape to one of the world’s fabulous, affordable beach resorts, where even the room rate will put you at ease.
Hitch a ride on one of the coolest zip lines: you'll be surprised where they'll take you.
T+L rounds up the coolest new Disney vacations, including the rides, experiences, and hotels.
A distinguished panel of judges names the best-designed hotels, restaurants, and more in this year’s design awards.
These beach hideaways are understated, unexpected, and—at least for now—under the radar.
T+L soaks up the city’s literary ambience and culinary delights, its late-night characters and early-morning coffee shops.
Take a photo tour of beautiful bridges that span dramatic locations, from coastal California to central Prague.
Toast your next vacation at one of the country’s top-flight wine bars.
Great getaway ideas, from Hawaii and Palm Springs to Costa Rica and Greece.
Relive history by visiting these monuments to America’s struggles, leaders, and ideals.
T+L readers anoint the latest crop of must-see skyscrapers, stadiums, and museums around the globe.
Skip the elevator: these unique staircases take cool to new heights.
As if paying to check your bags weren’t bad enough, you also run the risk of pilferage. But there are ways to keep your valuables secure.
Can’t bear another staycation? T+L readers offered their two cents on which U.S. cities are the best values for travelers.
These T+L user-submitted photos will inspire you to book a beach retreat—or at least get you daydreaming.
A T+L expedition to Canada to see wild polar bears—while it’s still possible.
Where’s the love? It’s hard to find in these places, where clichés, crowds, and other unpleasant realities can kill the mood for romance.
From St. Lucia to Jamaica, here’s the latest collection of top hotels in the Caribbean, as selected by T+L readers.
Choose your romantic getaway for two, from an intimate, affordable nook up in the trees to a wilderness camp at the very end of the earth.
Escape to one of these fresh-air resorts where you can unplug with scientific spa treatments, wellness classes, and long walks on a private beach.
Love is always in the air at these romantic hotels from coast to coast.
To give you a taste of the best chocolates around the world, we culled our favorite flavors from these new sweet shops.
Let them eat cake. You’ve got these wonderfully bizarre desserts to try instead.
From skyscrapers to bridges, here is the newest crop of must-see landmarks around the globe.
Catch every second of the Super Bowl—rush to grab a seat at these great American sports bars.
From safari lodges to opulent resorts, discover the region’s best places to stay.
Here, Latin America's top properties—from chic beach resorts to sophisticated city hotels.
Discover top properties from London to Santorini.
From luxury lodges to overwater bungalows, here are the region’s best hotels.
The best lodges, inns, and city hotels in North America.
Find opulent villas to skyscraper hotels, here are Asia’s best places to stay.
There's always someplace new on the horizon. From southern China to Arkansas, here are the must-see travel destinations of 2012.
In which city are you most likely to get a rude reception from locals? Travel + Leisure readers have crowned America’s capital of crabbiness.
Where have the nerds taken over—and created a thriving tech culture for the rest of us to enjoy? Travel + Leisure readers did the calculations.
Architecture is going to cool new extremes, from the tallest clock tower to an inverted skyscraper.
You don't need to have faith to be drawn to these temples, churches, and shrines, popular for their spiritual and cultural value.
Times Square? Been there, seen that crystal ball. Here’s where to find wacky, unexpected New Year’s Eve drops.
Find the best cruise for you: Here’s the scoop on the top large-ship cruise lines, as selected by T+L readers.
Check out this year’s ultimate collection of top hotels around the world, as selected by T+L readers.
T+L takes a look at trends that are transforming the travel landscape and predicts what the year ahead holds.
What do hotels in Vegas, Vermont, and Tanzania have in common? Affordable luxury.
No meal stirs our passions quite like brunch, and these restaurants do it best.
Travel + Leisure’s first-ever reader survey of iconic landmarks yielded some surprise favorites.
Go for a spin on ice-skating rinks that get their cool from spectacular (and unexpected) settings.
When you’re flying millions of people around the world, some things are bound to go wrong.
Six islands, one mission: to uncover the Caribbean’s best, most intimate hotels.
What urban centers are most popular for winter travel? Almost anywhere that doesn’t require snow tires, according to Travel + Leisure readers.
Are they hippies, weirdos, or just cooler than the rest of us? Travel + Leisure readers voted on which cities fly their freak flags the highest.
Feast your eyes on images of food from around the globe.
Wow kids of any age with toys like robotic pets, plush viruses, and an inflatable Titanic slide.
Forget Netflix—spend your next movie night at one of the world’s coolest theaters.
T+L rounded up travel-friendly gifts to help your favorite globe-trotter ring in the holidays in style.
T+L readers pick their favorite stateside hotels. The common denominator: a reputation for excellence.
These popular malls lure tourists and locals alike by offering much more than retail therapy.
You can’t hide from these public art monstrosities, whether wandering Prague or Denver International Airport.
Rising star Jake Shimabukuro—who’s taking ukelele to the masses—takes T+L on a hometown tour of Honolulu.
Airport lounges are quietly upping the exclusivity quotient. T+L learns how to gain entry to these VIP areas.
T+L uses suggestions from its Facebook fans to explore its home city in a whole new way.
Sin City has been pretty quiet the past few years. But a jackpot of new attractions is bringing the excitement back to Las Vegas.
When it comes to cities with rich sports traditions and tailgating, foam-finger-waving locals, Travel + Leisure readers have announced the score.
These adorable baby animals are ready for their close-up.
Find out what’s brewing at these coffeehouses with friendly baristas, fancy espresso machines, and plenty of local flavor.
T+L takes a closer look at the best new cruise ships, so you can choose the one that’s right for you.
From cutting-edge gadgets to library chic, these hotels are sure to make you geek out.
Find out which airlines are most—and least—likely to land at your destination on time.
Travel + Leisure readers voted on the best hotel spas to unwind and unplug.
A majority of travelers choose to get their culture fix at these museums. How many have you visited?
Where storm-chasers can experience mind-blowing tornadoes, sandstorms, lightning, and other natural thrills from a safe distance.
Get ready for rousing cheers, touchdowns, and traditions when game day kicks off at these college football stadiums.
Everyone’s a critic, but these monuments have sparked the biggest controversies. See what the fuss is about.
Take the planet for a spin: these five incarnations—some timely, some timeless—underscore the power, grace, and enduring appeal of the globe.
Which cities’ drivers strike fear in the hearts of visitors? In a new survey, Travel + Leisure readers lived to tell.
Travel + Leisure readers have ranked cities with the best-looking people—and the secret may lie in equal parts of jogging and smiling.
Nature looks its best in autumn, as these beautiful foliage photos demonstrate.
Revolutionary ideas that have changed the face of travel forever.
Travel + Leisure readers pick the world’s best islands for your next warm-weather getaway.
Stroll these beautiful neighborhoods for the eye candy, the Americana, and the locals’ perspective on a city.
Find out which airlines earn high marks with passengers, and which don’t.
From Africa to Antarctica, these amazing trips promise to be life-changing.
Find out which cultural and natural sites are most in need of our attention.
The beer garden is the new coffee shop. So gather your friends for craft brews and a casual vibe.
Take our quiz to find out what your travel IQ is!
Add these savvy travel accessories to your packing list for a smoother, more pleasant journey.
Airline safety is on the rise, but near accidents are still more common than you might think.
Take a museum tour where the most beautiful artwork on display may be the building itself.
Armed with only an iPhone, T+L tags along for a monthlong drive cross-country, photographing everything along the way.
Leave the kids and cares behind: it’s all about you—and your better half—at these romantic all-inclusive resorts.
Horseless carriages. Mechanical flight. Digital mail: all once the stuff of imagination. T+L checks in with farsighted futurists to see what lies ahead.
Classic Americana combined with great scenic drives make for can’t-miss road trips across the country.
These revolving restaurants take the concept to new culinary heights.
Travel + Leisure readers pick the best cities for foodies, where that next great meal can come from a celebrity chef or the back of a truck.
Are they noisy, or just a really good time? Travel + Leisure readers voted on which cities can crank up the nightlife.
Whether they’re leaf-peepers or ghost-chasers, Travel + Leisure readers have picked America’s best cities for autumn getaways.
Smart tips for traveling to the Caribbean and Mexico during hurricane season.
Fly over waterfalls, skyscrapers, and volcanoes on these spectacular helicopter rides.
Check out these travel-inspiring photos that capture beaches at their most beautiful.
Float by natural and man-made wonders on the world’s most beautiful ferry rides.
Travel + Leisure readers pick the world’s best cities, casting their votes for this year’s most dynamic, vacation-worthy places.
As pirate attacks draw headlines, cruises are taking measures to steer you clear in the world’s most pirated waters.
Choose the best digital camera for your next vacation, whether it’s an African safari or a Caribbean diving trip.
Indulge your real-estate fantasies with a stay in one of these chic rental homes.
Animal smuggling is big business, and people will try just about anything to sneak creatures through security. Some of them get caught.
Massages, happy hours, and monogrammed towels—for pets. It’s just another dog day at these fine hotels.
From an ancient stone villa in Piedmont to an atelier in Florence, T+L reveals Italy’s best affordable country inns.
They may sound strange to you, but these breakfast menu items are part of the local flavor.
These beautiful road-trip photos will have you ready to pack up the car and start driving.
Humans aren't the only ones on the move. Be awed by great animal migrations of every size, from butterflies to elephants.
Extra legroom, complimentary wines, iPad docks: some airlines are upgrading the economy-class experience.
The odds may be slim, but swimming can be a risky business at the world’s worst beaches for shark attacks.
Lost luggage and rude attendants may make you want to scream. Here are the U.S. airlines that people complained about the most.
The results of Travel + Leisure’s annual reader survey are in! Which are the world’s best hotels of 2011?
There’s no need to leave the kids at home, thanks to Travel + Leisure’s list of the best hotels for families in the U.S.
There’s more to admire than the passing scenery. Have your camera ready when you pull into these beautiful train stations.
From easy-to-use hotel booking tools to smart ways to share and edit your photos, these are the best travel websites and apps out there.
Soak up the scenery and salty air on America’s most beautiful coastal walks.
We did the math to determine America's safest airports, where a smooth landing is practically guaranteed.
Sometimes the journey is the destination, as our kitschy roadside attractions prove.
Forget any fear of circus clowns. The strangest shows on earth feature backflipping cats, race-car stuntmen, and burlesque puppeteers.
Forget song and dance. America’s most entertaining talents are on display at these crazy state fair contests.
Crabs, lobsters, fried clams, fish tacos: T+L happily takes a taste test of America's best waterfront seafood shacks.
From horsemeat baby food to milking jelly, T+L takes a look at some of the strangest supermarket items in the world.
From Piedmont to Campania, T+L discovers the best affordable agriturismi in Italy, where the food comes straight from the land and Italian tradition lives on.
Soulful bistros, hidden wine bars, historic patisseries...all are a part of T+L’s insider's guide to Paris.
Find out where to fly solo: Travel + Leisure readers have ranked the best cities for singles in America.
Have beer, will travel. Travel + Leisure readers have declared the best beer cities in America.
From pho to soul food, chefs from all over the country share their favorite restaurants with T+L.
Check out these beautiful sunsets from around the world and start dreaming about your next getaway.
Check out these beautiful photos of snowcapped peaks, rugged canyons, and wildlife in America’s national parks.
A Kenyan luxury safari lodge has forever changed the traditional relationship with its Masai landowners—and the experience for its visitors.
For high altitude and low summer rates, check into one of America’s best mountain resorts, as chosen by T+L readers.
Haggle for souvenirs and feast on street food at night markets from Laos to Los Angeles.
Brace yourself for death-defying thrills when you board the world’s scariest roller coasters.
Look out above! The world’s coolest ceilings crop up in some unexpected places.
Hotels are beefing up their hotel loyalty programs.
Can clean be overrated? America’s dirtiest cities happen to include some very popular tourist destinations.
Travel + Leisure readers rank the best cities around the U.S. for a summer getaway.
Airport hunters, traipsing through sewers, or clamping down on sandwich-eaters. It’s all in a day’s work for our favorite odd jobs in travel.
From cuddling babies to misbehaving monkeys, photos of adorable animals never cease to melt hearts.
From coral reefs to calving glaciers, set sail for gorgeous views on the world’s most scenic cruises.
Summer is here, so sit back, relax, and enjoy the show at America’s best outdoor movie theaters.
Talk about pain at the pump—filling your gas tank in these countries can top $150.
From a pioneering farmstead in South Africa to a sexy Manhattan skyscraper, these are the year’s best new hotels.
From Paris to Utah, these are the coolest bathrooms from around the globe.
What’s summer without a vacation by the sea? It’s time to check into one of the best beach hotels in America, as chosen by T+L readers.
Soak up the views and fruity cocktails at America’s best beach bars, from Florida to Hawaii.
What goes on at Los Angeles’s top hotels when it’s nighttime? T+L takes a look.
T+L takes a look at a new generation of all-inclusive resorts, where one price covers just about everything.
Go hog wild at these smoking grill joints, from Buenos Aires to Bali—they're the best barbecue restaurants in the world.
Tourist tax refunds are the norm in Europe. But lately they’re popping up in unexpected places. Here’s how to take advantage of tax-free shopping around the world.
Travel + Leisure reveals the best cities for the ultimate American comfort food.
These road-tested tips will help your gas budget travel as far as the road can take you.
Belly up to these top cocktail bars from Boston to Seattle.
Pedestrian bridges are going to cool new heights, turning the need to get from here to there into an adventure.
Savor the five-star views at trendy rooftop restaurants from Brooklyn to Bangkok.
For white-sand beaches, salty breezes, freshly caught seafood, and no crowds, head to one of the world’s best secret islands.
Everyone wants to know where to go next, so we’ve unearthed the coolest new hot spots.
The year’s best travel gadgets deliver on the promise to revolutionize life on the road.
De-stress in a brewery, a prison, even underwater—the world's strangest spas are in the last places you'd look.
Where star couples stay—secret hotel hideaways from India to Utah.
Here’s why Americans love Europe more than anyplace else.
Traveling to Europe? Some cities offer great value. Others, not so much.
From how to rent cars to the rules of the road, learn these tips for driving in Europe before your next trip.
Ready to hop the pond this summer? Check into one of the best hotels in Europe, as selected by T+L readers.
Is it that the locals are fascinating, good-looking, or just kind of weird? Travel + Leisure readers rank the best American cities for people-watching.
From Como to Orta, the best of the Italian lakes.
How can you get bargains on luxury products? Simple: check out the airport’s duty-free shopping.
Follow in the royal couple’s footsteps around London Town.
From classics to hot new attractions, Disney’s coolest rides are worth standing in line for.
From former actors to architect aficionados, the best tour guides from around the globe.
Test your knowledge of these common European road signs.
From Athens to Tuscany, stay in one of Europe’s best affordable hotels—all less than $250 a night.
From soaring man-made monuments to jaw-dropping natural landforms, the U.S. has a wealth of beautiful landmarks.
Hit the road and enjoy the scenic views from Hawaii to Rhode Island.
For when the crowns come off—royal vacations worthy of a king.
Flying trapeze lessons, hot-air balloon races, swing-dance parties: Get your kicks at America’s coolest city parks.
No, you won’t be trespassing: America’s coolest houses welcome visitors.
Is it the crust, the toppings, or just the attitude? Travel + Leisure readers vote on America’s best cities for pizza.
Where can you get the best cup of java in the U.S.? Travel + Leisure’s survey names the best coffee cities.
How can you cut your restaurant bill and enjoy great wine? Bring your own booze to one of these great BYO restaurants.
Drink in the happy hour deals from Chicago to New Orleans.
Airlines, hotels, and car rental companies are piling on the travel fees. Here’s how to avoid them.
A distinguished panel of judges names the best-designed hotels, restaurants, and more in this year's design awards.
Sure, popular cities have their place. But if you like exploring, there's interesting stuff in the world's most underrated cities.
Looking for a great escape without breaking the bank? Here, affordable beach getaways from Florida to Greece.
See the sights and sleep well at one of the best city hotels in America.
Don’t leave your next island getaway to chance; stay in one of T+L’s picks for the best island hotels.
Your next hotel stay doesn’t have to break the bank, thanks to T+L’s list of the best affordable hotels.
Skip the compact on your next vacation: here’s how to get behind the wheel of America’s coolest rental cars.
T+L tours Sin City to find Las Vegas’s best restaurants.
Take a tour of the world’s most beautiful buildings, from Alabama to India.
Hop on, lift off, and take a ride on these memorable elevators, from St. Louis to Switzerland.
From animal encounters to ziplining, family vacations are redefining fun.
Across the U.S.—and into Canada—these are the best ski hotels to hit when hitting the slopes.
Whatever your vision for a romantic getaway, one of the world’s most romantic hotels will fit the bill.
Sun- and adrenaline-filled family vacations are hotter than ever.
Find out what tech-savvy travelers are taking on the road this year.
Planning to use your smartphone abroad? Here’s what you’ll need to do—before, during, and after your trip.
Take a detour to these fun and inspirational stops for the entire family.
Check in and check out these memorable hotel entrances from Anguilla to Paris.
Charlie has moved on: Today’s chocolate factories are making some of the world’s strangest chocolates.
The latest Travel + Leisure survey shows that there’s more to a great vacation spot than sunny weather.
Whether you’re a sybarite or an adventurer, T+L spotlights the hottest new destinations for 2011 travel.
These days, innovative designs are everywhere—from showstopping skyscrapers and pedestrian bridges to industrial-chic hotel rooms.
Cutting-edge cuisine has its place, but sometimes you just want a hearty meal with your favorite comfort foods.
Exploring these cities by car? Be prepared to sit through some serious traffic jams.
Remote escapes, city hotels, and value properties are all winners in T+L’s list of the world’s top hotels.
Unwind at these inviting beachfront hideaways, hilltop resorts, and seaside hotels.
Most pilots are pros, but even experienced captains can slip up.
To see the future, visit these forward-thinking metropolises.
Don’t let the elements damage your travel plans. Protect your vacation by knowing what to do if storms threaten.
Florida celebrities dish on their favorite places to eat and play in the Sunshine State.
It takes more than a dropping ball or a big crowd to make for a great New Year’s Eve celebration.
The least friendly Americans tend to live on one coast. But there’s a new champion in the contest for America’s Rudest Cities.
Forget the weekend getaway. Take a sabbatical and make your travel a life-changing experience.
Next time you’re idling on the tarmac, remember: your flight delay could be much worse.
T+L’s handpicked earbuds, high-tech cameras, airplane-ready slippers, and more are perfect gifts for the frequent traveler.
Travelers rank the top 25 business hotels worldwide in Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best survey.
Pink ducks and giant babies: Here are some of the strangest statues on the planet.
Kick off your family holiday at these hotels, where Santa arrives in style.
Beware the con men and criminals who prey on travelers at these nerve-racking country crossings.
From boycotts to embargoes, these destinations promise more than just rest and relaxation.
From Washington State to Washington, D.C., these towering trees help make winter festive.
Evil spirits, bonfires, and KFC are essential parts of holiday traditions around the world.
From brain tacos to duck embryos, these freaky favorites are served proudly around the world.
These top newcomers show bigger isn’t necessarily better.
From paragliders to speedboats, these hotel transfers will have you arriving in style.
Deciding where to spend Christmas? Here are the year’s hot spots for holiday travel.
Where do you find the best-looking people in America? According to our America’s Favorite Cities survey, head for the sunshine.
Trips from top tour operators created exclusively for T+L, and guaranteed to change your life.
From smartphones to handhelds and made-for-the-car units, these GPS devices are top-notch.
Monkeys, lions, otters, and more cute creatures sent by our readers for the T+L photo contest.
The airlines most—and least—likely to get you to your holiday destination on time.
Take charge of your ticketing to find the best airfare bargains.
Heat up your winter vacation at one of these top warm-weather hotels.
Super-strong liquors are making their way into upscale cocktails. The catch? You may have to travel abroad to find them.
Fend off the flu on your next flight with these simple tips.
Wear, admire, or consume them overseas—but don’t even think about bringing these souvenirs home.
Car rental companies have a crop of fees and dodgy practices that can cost you hundreds of dollars.
The good news? Airports are doing better at avoiding delays. The bad news: you still have to wait.
Find some of the world’s most thrilling views atop a growing number of observation decks.
Offbeat prisons from Montana to Australia that give travelers a glimpse into an area’s infamous history.
Romantic island getaways from the Caribbean to the South Pacific to help start—or stoke—the flame.
We asked T+L members to submit their funniest signs for our photo contest—here are the best of the bunch.
From age-old recipes to unusual ingredients, here are the most delicious donuts around the country.
T+L readers vote for their favorite places to stay in America, from big city hotels to small country inns.
From wild natural sanctuaries to ultra-glamorous hideaways, these islands get top marks from seasoned travelers.
Colonial anguish, personal grudges, loyalty to other countries…these are a few of the sentiments expressed in some countries’ national songs.
Travel + Leisure Family’s list of the best hotels for families in the U.S. and Canada.
From sky-high suspension bridges to dilapidated rope bridges, these crossings aren’t for the meek.
Now offering more flexibility, deeper information, and unheard-of prices, the web is still changing travel for the better.
You might be surprised by what the airlines do with your misplaced baggage—and even more surprised by some of the items people lose on their flights.
Want to find the hidden joys of one of Europe’s most iconic destinations? T+L shows you how.
A well-crafted wine tour can deliver Bordeaux’s best or a one-on-one with cult winemakers in Italy. But it’s all about choosing the right itinerary for your type.
Five experts reveal their insider tips, from a ceramics tour of the Amalfi Coast to a culinary drive in Emilia-Romagna.
From Pittsburgh to Portland, people are flocking to city waterways.
Next time you’re out hiking, avoid these insects at all costs.
Great fall colors can coexist with charming towns and affordable hotels. Here’s where to go.
Can’t get enough of Top Chef? You’re in luck. Here are the top U.S. restaurants helmed by the show’s alums.
Surrender your guidebook and let these 10 iPhone apps show you the way.
Celebrate the weird and wonderful with these offbeat alternatives to run-of-the-mill sightseeing.
Follow Ishmael’s footsteps: go whale watching, from the banks of Cape Cod to the tropical shores of Hawaii.
Looking for the most authentic nibbles in the world? T+L finds 10 global markets where the eating is easy.
In a world of up-to-the-minute tweets and a 24-hour news cycle, it’s easy to find essential information. Here’s where to go online.
Ask people which music city rules the nation, and you’ll find plenty of debate—but not a lot of humility.
From Times Square to Wall Street, Manhattan’s hotel scene is booming. Here are the best of the Big Apple’s new arrivals.
These odd diversions make for family fun on your all-American summer road trip.
Travel + Leisure readers pick the top cities around the globe in the annual World’s Best survey.
Lace up those hiking boots tight for these scary hikes. Oh, and don’t look down.
Think flight delays are frustrating? Flight cancellations may be on the rise—and could cause even more problems.
The results are in for Travel + Leisure’s 15th-annual reader survey of the absolute best hotels in the world.
T+L predicts the next hottest hotels around the globe. Book your room now, before the secret gets out.
Awake at 3 a.m.? Head to these round-the-clock places from Atlanta to Portland.
We’ve scoured the virtual aisles of the Android, Blackberry, iPhone, Palm, and Windows stores for our 53 favorite travel apps.
The all-American dish is much more than Colonel Sanders. Whether in L.A. or Atlanta, it’s the essential soul food.
Across America, many suburbs are becoming vacation-worthy hot spots, with cutting-edge restaurants, great shopping, and plenty of parking.
Dogs and their owners no longer have to ruff it when they hit the road.
Paris bistros, New York restaurants, London pubs—culinary hot spots you can’t afford to miss.
Fall in love with these swoon-worthy spots from Maine to Morocco.
Some of the world’s best wines don’t ever leave home.
Get the best view of Independence Day fireworks at these great American hotels, from Boston to San Diego.
Airports tend to inspire passionate feelings—passions usually bordering on loathing.
Weird spots that take destination weddings to a whole new level.
Street food is going gourmet. From New York to Saigon, here are the can’t-miss options.
Follow these guidelines on how much to tip in restaurants and bars around the globe.
From deep-fried pig ears to mealworm-covered candied apples, odd fair food from around the country.
These 15 inns deliver front-row seats to the prettiest U.S. shorelines without breaking the bank.
More and more hotels are adding fees to room bills. But you can take steps to protect yourself if you look before you book.
From the Massachusetts woods to the California coast, find your favorite place for an alfresco meal.
With their intimate, unconventional properties around the globe, these six trailblazers are transforming the boutique hotel.
From NYC to Honolulu, the best and worst U.S. cities for a summer vacation.
Have an airline gripe? Who doesn’t? Here are the U.S. airlines with the most complaints—and how you can make your voice heard, too.
From retro diners to church suppers to Boy Scout Jamborees, America loves its pancakes. Read on for our pick of the nation’s top ten places to eat them.
Skip the sky-high cab fares from the airport by using these smart—and less expensive—alternatives.
From Florida to Dubai, some of the oddest things come out of machines.
From L.A. to Miami, find out which U.S. cities are in need of spring cleaning.
Ten dazzling spots to share sundown—from mountaintops to sea islands and deserts dotted with giraffes.
Design-forward hotel showers—with tech savvy touches or incredible views—that make a room worth booking.
From Orlando to Beijing, weird amusement parks attract the curious—and the crazy.
Ride horses off into the sunset at these great family-friendly dude ranches.
Great value and new features define the 45 most exciting new hotels to open this year.
New airport bars, restaurants, and lounges that make flight delays almost enjoyable.
Thirty under-the-radar islands, from Oregon to the Greek Aegean, where you can kick back and let yourself go.
After a messy breakup, sometimes a great getaway—whether it’s a quiet retreat or a hedonistic hot spot—is the best medicine.
Whether you’re sipping in Spain or tippling in Turin, T+L has the spot for you.
Everyone knows not to speed. But these arcane traffic rules could catch you by surprise—and cost you—when you’re driving overseas.
Go beyond Area 51 and discover places from Australia to England with their own UFO-spotting hotbeds.
Top-tier hotels, luxury shopping, and $15 mojitos sure add up in the priciest towns in the U.S.
These odd, eye-popping structures—in England, China, and elsewhere—are worth a detour.
Big buildings and heavy traffic don’t preclude tasting regional produce, supporting small farms, and eating like a local.
From New York’s JFK to Amsterdam’s Schiphol, airports that offer the best odds for snagging a date—or staying terminally single.
Looking to score a deal? From Maine to Japan, these discount outlets are worth traveling for.
Go into the wild and discover coral reefs, hanging glaciers, and acres of untouched backcountry.
Floating mountains, bleeding glaciers, and cities built atop the sea are just a few of the world’s weirdest destinations.
From Moscow to Paris, take a tour of the most luxurious sleeper cars around the world.
What does it take to create the largest cruise ship in history? T+L navigates the Oasis of the Seas.
You can’t plan for the unexpected, but you can be prepared. Learn what health precautions to take before you leave home, and what to do if illness or injury lays you low overseas.
T+L has surveyed the field to create the ultimate directory of adventure trips around the globe, each listed with a top outfitter.
What makes a good singles scene? Sometimes it’s charming locals—or just a whole lot of bars. Here’s where to go for both.
There’s nothing like a little sand between your toes. These seaside resorts—all $250 or less per day—promise sun and the simple life.
Forget the motor coach tour—these outrageous excursions will rock your boat.
Travel the old-fashioned way for a front-row seat to the world’s most beautiful landscapes. All aboard!
15 Can’t-Miss Adventures, from Sea to Shining Sea
Whether it’s a road trip, hike, or beach getaway, these 14 items will help you make the most of your family retreat.
In these small communities, the hills are alive with enchanting views and plenty of activity.
From sharks to polar bears, animals can strike at any moment. Here’s where they’re most threatening.
Buckle Up: From Italy to Bolivia, these 11 wild rides aren't for the faint of heart.
Sometimes surreal, always sublime, and occasionally stinky, these 10 steaming pools of wellness are worth a dip.
More luxury hotels are opening in remote locations and catering to travelers in search of adventure.
As airlines begin charging for seat selection, T+L explains how to get the one you want without paying the price.
“On the waterfront” in these cities means vibrant markets, spontaneous performances, and happening social scenes.
Why rent any old villa when you could be staying in Mick Jagger’s?
From New York to San Francisco, the best U.S. cities to fall in love in—or rekindle romance.
Breakneck rides through traffic, self-destructing vehicles, even drivers-turned-kidnappers. And they all still want a tip, too.
Design and architecture shape every facet of the travel experience, from hotels and museums to train stations, restaurants, and luggage.
Flying through these airports? Don’t bother looking around.
From Charleston to San Diego, find out where T+L readers feel most secure.
Sail off into the sunset and find love on the high seas.
Planning a cruise? Bargains abound these days—here’s how to find them.
T+L spotlights 11 of the latest ships to hit the water.
From food pins to wedding dresses, these odd mementos take the gold.
Poisonous snakes, roasted ants…oh, the things we consume for love.
Rediscover romance this year by stealing away to one of these hot spots.
Forget the Ferrari: travel can transform your life. Here are 10 trips to make it happen.
From underground supper clubs to virtual reality “trips,” the new year promises exciting and innovative discoveries for the traveler.
Don’t book that dream trip until you’ve read our can’t-miss tips on planning your getaway.
Where to find the hard-bodies—and couch potatoes.
Flight delays are less painful inside a gorgeous, well-designed airport.
Luxury and value can coexist, as Travel + Leisure learns in our ranking of the world’s best hotels.
Forget popcorn—try these authentic treats from around the globe.
The best spots to indulge in gluttony, greed, and the other deadly sins this New Year’s (and how to atone).
From traditional New York pizza parlors to next-generation California pies, the best slices in America.
Outsmart the con artists when you travel—and avoid getting ripped off.
Turbo-charge any trip with the hottest new high-tech gizmos.
Here’s where to find Brad and Angelina, Jay-Z and Beyoncé, Jerry Seinfeld, Fergie, and other A-list celebrities in the wintertime.
In a new city, a smile can go a long way.
Across the U.S. and Canada, classic winter lodges that make for luxurious, snowy escapes from the 21st century.
Use the Travel + Leisure holiday gift guide to find the perfect presents for travelers.
From Colorado to Maine, 10 extreme winter sports that any adventurer can tackle.
Go now to see tigers, pandas, and other threatened species in the wild—here’s how.
How to see 10 of the world’s most gorgeous endangered places before it’s too late.
False teeth, weird costumes, bags of drugs…these are just a few of the mislaid possessions hotel staffers have discovered left behind.
These top hotels combine service, technology, and comfort—everything that today’s business traveler needs on the road.
From inventive restaurants to chic hotels, T+L chronicles a burgeoning of homegrown innovations across the heart of the country and beyond.
Some of Sin City’s best restaurants aren’t in hotels.
Expert tips on how to beat the crowds, save money, and travel smart this season.
Antique treasures abound from Barcelona to Brimfield, MA.
Find out which U.S. city has the most intelligent people—and the least.
From teeth cleaning to “4-D” movies, fliers are finding unusual ways to make the most of their layovers.
Will the extra cost mean a refund if you encounter swine flu or a hurricane? That depends….
Worried about your luggage being mishandled or going MIA during plane travel? Choosing the right carrier can cut the risks.
From volunteering in South America to getting inside Southeast Asian culture, 15 transformative vacations to take now.
Photos from the screening and after-party for George Clooney’s new movie, Up in the Air, hosted by T+L and Executive Travel Magazine.
Smart, stylish places to stay from Jamaica to Curaçao for less than $250 a night. Plus, money-saving tips for exploring the islands.
Paris has some. So does Washington, D.C. But gorgeous subway stations aren’t always in the spots you’d expect.
From skiing near Vancouver to snorkeling in Florida, these North American hotels offer great child-friendly activities.
Traveling overseas for medical procedures is a growing industry—but is the cost savings worth the risk?
Sunken villages, derelict amusement parks, and vacant mental hospitals are just a few abandoned places with creepy appeal.
Soak up the sun and surf while sipping on a cold cocktail at one of these sandy spots.
20 hot spots—from Malaysia to Martinique—that fuse style, authenticity, and affordability.
Is the infamous fugu, a throat-choking octopi, or a maggot-filled cheese the riskiest thing you can eat abroad?
Get onto the factory floors and see how Tabasco, champagne, and motorcycles are made.
From Victoria Falls to Pucón, Chile, the world’s wildest bungee action.
Nail-biting landings and harrowing takeoffs—buckle up when you fly into these airports.
Steep climbs, creaky trestles, and cliff-hugging curves are part of the ride on these rail routes.
Our photo editors’ advice on the best cameras for taking travel photos—and how to get that winning shot.
Germany may have started the trend, but travelers can now find great beer gardens in destinations like Melbourne and Beijing.
Seattle and North Korea are just two destinations that play host to earth’s most unseemly architectural monstrosities.
From a baby-eating sculpture in Switzerland to Mongolia’s giant statue of Genghis Khan, the world’s weirdest monuments display local quirks.
Six celebrity chefs dish on their favorite late-night haunts around the globe.
The top family-friendly hotels, resorts, and cruises around the globe, as voted on by T+L readers.
The country’s best barbecue joints, from Kansas to North Carolina.
Steak frites at JFK. Classic macarons in Charles de Gaulle. Authentic barbecue in the Austin airport. T+L shares our top pre-flight bites at terminals around the globe.
The expertly rendered specialties dished out in the morning at these T+L favorites—from kippers and charcuterie to the perfect omelette or croissant—will start your day off right.
How to combat colds, avoid germs, and steer clear of swine flu.
Destination-defining dishes from Miami to Tokyo.
T+L’s guide to gratuity standards for restaurants around the world.
Celebrity chef–crafted menus, dramatic dining rooms, and exotic ingredients: cruise-ship dining is seeing a wave of improvements.
When you gotta go, you gotta go, but sometimes the options are few—or rather unsavory. These public-accessible toilets provide sweet relief.
From Las Vegas to Singapore and New York, the best spots to satisfy a big hunger.
Now in its third season, the critically acclaimed television show Mad Men has inspired a surge of tourism in New York City. Here are the spots to live out your 1960s fantasies.
From LEGO blocks to UFOs to toilets, the weird pursuits that bring people together.
Go biking, hiking, and boating among the fall colors—all for a great price.
From California to Virginia, great university towns with top-notch food, entertainment, and outdoor adventures.
Unique small farms, from Massachusetts to Washington, where apple pickers can take part in the fall harvest.
On a quest for the best oysters, T+L travels the globe on a half shell.
Airlines are now charging for everything. Here’s what to expect on 14 major carriers.
What are the odds your next flight will be delayed? Depends on what airport you’re flying from.
A handful of top dining spots are taking the “eating local” concept to the next level by actually growing their own food.
Looking to spend less on airfare or skip a long check-in line? T+L comes on board with our top travel tips.
An airline’s on-time performance can make or break your trip. Here are the best and worst performers for 2009.
These campsites with a view, from Alaska to Florida, are the perfect spots to pitch a tent or park an RV.
Offbeat competitions can include mustache growing or dachshund racing. From Key West to Finland, here’s where to witness the strangest contests.
These wild watering holes—lodged underwater, built within a tree, or carved of ice—make for memorable happy hours from Scandinavia to Antarctica.
You don’t have to be on the front lines to benefit from these smart travel tips.
The latest crop of iPhone apps will help you book a flight, find a restaurant—and even light up a dark hotel room.
Global ice cream tastes vary from the merely “less sweet” to the terrifying. Scoop of horsemeat ice cream, anyone?
Take a seat on Independence Day and crane your neck for America’s most spectacular fireworks displays.
Dedicated lanes for two-wheelers, bicycle-friendly laws, and even free rides mean these spots are paradise for pedalers.
At these wineries, amazing views and innovative architecture are served alongside the local specialties.
From transporting tigers to carpeting beaches, hotel concierges from Miami to Macao have heard it all—and have tried to help.
Whether it’s a weekend getaway or a long road trip, find your perfect summertime spot for enjoying sun, sea, sand, or mountains.
From free bike rentals to great crab shacks and the hottest arts festivals, T+L’s ultimate guide to summertime fun across America.
There’s nothing like falling asleep to the sound of the waves after a day by the sea. Whether it’s a Cape Cod hideaway or a cliffside Oregon retreat, T+L brings you our favorite places to stay from coast to coast.
It’s no shell game—T+L marks the spots for the best unburied treasure in the U.S.
Skip the museums and spend the night at one of these art-filled hotels.
Star chefs are ditching foie gras and foam for tacos and French fries. From Los Angeles to Lyon, here’s where to sample their delicious cheap eats.
Namibia’s wilderness—a land of volcanic mountains and epic dunes—is also the backdrop for a growing number of stylish hideaways.
Terrorism and civil war haven’t stopped certain countries from promoting tourism and running tours. Is the risk worth the trip?
Ever considered swiping your favorite hotel amenities?T+L examines the fine line between in-room perks and sticky fingers.
T+L picks the hottest new hotels around the globe.
Gearing up for next summer’s Olympics, Beijing is a city in transformation, remaking itself for the 21st century at full tilt. Yet even as entire neighborhoods are dismantled and futuristic skyscrapers rise, Michael Z. Wise finds a growing awareness of the value of historical preservation.
With their lofty heights and stunning power, these falls are worth a special trip.
Get in gear with the very latest smartphones, laptops, and essential trip accessories.
These new hotel hangouts around the country serve up jaw-dropping views along with inventive cocktails.
The future of tourism includes ultra-health-conscious hotels, a surge in river cruises, abundant choices for medical trips—and sky nannies.
Newlyweds will surely find bliss in these far-flung romantic retreats (though they might be paying back the bills for a lifetime).
At America’s stadiums, Dungeness crab sandwiches, Kansas City ribs, and slow-cooked pork tacos take center field.
Small inns dot the famous Lake District in England; here are T+L’s top picks.
From Atlanta to Seattle, T+L offers a definitive guide to the country’s top dining experiences—big and small.
Lance Bass and Kristi Yamaguchi give T+L some tips on how to samba, waltz, tango, and more when traveling.
From artful hand mirrors to voodoo love dolls and “water libraries,” in-room treats are getting a novel upgrade.
Project Runway fashion guru Tim Gunn shows how to keep it simple when it comes to packing.
The Eternal City’s iconic sites provide a thrilling backdrop to the blockbuster movie, but they also hold scandals and sordid histories of their own.
Looking for a deep-woods adventure?Get in touch with nature by trekking into the best-preserved forests on the globe.
The micro-blogging, social-networking site is full of travel deals, insider tips, news, and useful information.
What’s the cultural pulse of Europe? From Paris to Milan, we asked five rising stars to tell us how their cities influence their work—and reflect the Continent today.
Some of the world’s coolest outdoor adventures happen after dark, under the stars; out here, sunset is just the beginning of the day.
Looking for the ideal spot to get engaged?These ultra-seductive destinations—from secluded islands to dramatic cityscapes—are sure to win your love.
These eco-conscious volunteer vacations help animals, parks, and the planet while giving you an experience of a lifetime.
Driving shirtless, drinking juice in public, or just forgetting to flush the loo: Here are 10 odd laws that can get you in trouble around the world.
From finding rabbi-impersonating Elvis impersonators to arranging air-conditioned camping in the Sahara—here are some of the crazy things travelers ask of travel agents.
The only thing better than a great breakfast is enjoying it atop a comfy hotel mattress. From California to Paris, here’s where to do breakfast in bed—in style.
T+L heads to the Spanish capital and asks six stylish Madrileños where to shop and what to do in their city.
With a growing list of new ships and itineraries launching, there’s no better time to set sail.
New air routes, hotels, and booking strategies make European travel almost as cheap as staying home.
When you think of value-conscious hotels, style and design don’t always come to mind. But these T+L favorites promise both, without breaking the bank.
Our food critic uncovers six authentic family-run restaurants where—believe it or not—Mamma is still calling the shots in the kitchen.
Drive-ins, amusement parks, and roller rinks: Rediscover classic comforts at these old-time destinations across the U.S.
Whether you like your body scrubbed with powdered black pearls, rubbed with hot jade stones, or wrapped in coca leaves, there’s a spa out there for you.
Go ahead—get crazy in these 10 festive hot spots around the globe. You won’t be alone.
Fashionable beach retreats and bargains aren’t always mutually exclusive. From a sandy retreat in Mexico to a shingled Cape Cod inn, here are our favorites for $250 or less.
Pristine coral reefs, kelp forests, and sunken battle ships all make for epic dive destinations from Mexico to the Marshall Islands.
From Hollywood to Shanghai, the show must go on at these old-time movie theaters.
Don’t let a pink slip stop you from traveling—or learning a new skill. Snorkel for science in the Bahamas, learn to cook in Italy, or join a luxury yacht crew and sail the Caribbean for free.
Design and architecture shape every aspect of the travel experience, from airports and museums to hotels and luggage. For T+L’s fifth annual competition, our esteemed jury chose the very best in 15 categories.
Their rooms may be small, but these fresh Big Apple boutique hotels have flair to spare—and the friendly rates will surprise you.
These one-of-a-kind retreats keep families coming back, year after year.
6 hotel shops from California to India with style to spare.
After Mumbai, hotels are rethinking security from top to bottom. Maria Shollenbarger reports on how they’re protecting guests. Plus: The latest on what’s being done in airports and on cruise ships, subways, and trains, and T+L’s tips for a safer trip.
A Tuscan wine estate, a secret Caribbean beach resort, and eight other idyllic retreats for under $250 a night.
Check out the world’s hottest spots for spectacular views and lava-filled adventures.
Being cutting-edge doesn’t always mean scraping the sky. These 10 amazing buildings reflect the current cool in architecture.
Chocoholics, Harley riders, and Star Trek fans can all find cruises that float their boats.
Not quite French, not fully German, the traditional taverns of northeastern France have a vernacular all their own, full of paneling, checked tablecloths, regional wines, and a thousand variations on pork.
When she heads for the beach, J.Crew creative director Jenna Lyons keeps it light.
Vintage style is back all over town, from old-school candy shops to the speakeasy scene.
Looking for great deals, fewer crowds, and near-perfect weather?We give you a calendar of the ideal times to visit some of the world’s top destinations.
Fabulous new pampering spas from New York to Paris let you de-stress in style.
From wine-country retreats to Balinese beach idylls, 50 enchanting vacations to swoon over.
The subcontinent’s most enchanting spots—from Himalayan mountain retreats and wilderness camps to former maharajahs’ palaces.
Chic boutique lodgings—for under $250 a night—in the world’s most lavish metropolises.
A revitalized hotel scene in the Caribbean is making waves. T+L picks 8 new island retreats.
From candlelit restaurants to cozy ski lodges, here’s where singles should not be on the most romantic day of the year.
10 all-inclusive beach resorts that deliver surprising luxury, service, and cuisine at an affordable (and predictable) price.
Put down the milk chocolate: When traveling, sample candies made with salt, chili, and mung beans.
The best U.S. beaches—from tranquil to clubby, and from terrestrial marvels to watery wonders.
We asked experts at six of this year’s standout hotels to share their best local secrets.
Build your travel uniform with these nine easy pieces.
Travel is changing. Here, a look at the trends to expect in the coming year.
A destination’s most popular sites got that way for good reason. So why not embrace the masses along with the monuments?
If ever a place embodied the spirit of Spain’s tapas tradition, it’s sleepy Logroño, in the Rioja wine region. Here, a Spanish-style bar crawl to experience the city’s authentic charms.
Let the stars guide you on a dream trip this year.
From Honolulu to Hanoi, these wines, beers, and liquors let you drink your way into local culture.
Affordable travel may not exactly be chic yet, but in a down economy, travelers are looking to cut costs any way they can. Here are our 9 suggestions.
The results are in! Read on for this year’s top-ranked articles, surveys, lists, and travel tips on travelandleisure.com.
Pirates, Hurricanes, In-Air Medical Emergencies: 10 Worst-Case Vacation Scenarios
When it comes to style, New Yorkers know where to find value.
The very best places to stay around the globe.
Go beneath the earth's surface to uncover history and adventure.
Ten tropical spots for snuggling up as the sun goes down.
Some airlines still show up when they say they will. Here are the on-time superstars—and the worst offenders.
On-time departures do still happen—sometimes. Here are the airports to skip—and the ones to use—to avoid delays.
Underground restaurants, hidden kitchens, and fly-by-night food experiments from Austin to Tokyo.
What you need to know to stay healthy when you’re traveling.
T+L takes a ride around bike-friendly Copenhagen, and asks 10 stylish cyclists what gets them in gear.
We asked six trailblazing tour operators to map out exclusive T+L itineraries on six continents—and found 14 more ways to travel the world with new eyes.
Biodegradable laptops, solar-powered batteries, cell phones made from recycled materials, and more.
From UFO hotspots on the West Coast to mystifying castles in Florida, weird and wonderful places await.
007 returns in Quantum of Solace and inspires us (again) to live on the edge...in style.
From Marilyn Monroe to Janis Joplin, celebrity spirits that have taken up residence in hotels across America.
Five U.S. properties are proving you don’t have to sacrifice style for sustainability.
The most inspiring public spots in the U.S., according to the American Planning Association.
Below the sea, in the air, or on a bed, restaurants are going to extremes to attract attention.
Bunnies, bad art, and Burt Reynolds—the world’s strangest museums showcase some of the world’s quirkiest passions.
From Boston to San Francisco, once-fringe neighborhoods now beckon with cool clubs, groundbreaking restaurants, and secret hot spots.
Didn’t make the cut for CBS’s “Amazing Race?” No worries. Here’s how to re-create 10 of the show’s adventures on your own.
The capital of India has become the capital of its collective ambition--in fashion, business, government, and more.
Project Globe: To help support responsible travel, Travel + Leisure called on artists from around the world to create works for a special auction. Here, a look at the project—and the art it inspired.
From Costa Rica to Sweden, destinations where the night sky is a major attraction.
Sites that wow even the hardest-to-impress squirts.
Whether you’re going on a foliage tour or just taking a drive around town, hit the road in these smart, dapper pieces.
Hotels with Amazing Fall Color Views
From a classic mountain retreat in the Adirondacks to an emerging wine region in the Pacific Northwest, these laid-back escapes promise relaxation and the pleasures of fall.
Whether you prefer luxury tent camps or Himalayan home stays, India’s wildlife reigns supreme with elephants, tigers, and birds in flight.
Space-age light capsules, sake baths, and flesh-nibbling fish: today’s health and beauty services are wackier than ever.
Fine wines are flourishing from Ohio to New Mexico.
Don’t just watch Indiana Jones and the History Channel—anyone (including kids!) can get out there and unearth a treasure of their own.
From Bolivia to Siberia, roads that weren’t made for a leisurely Sunday drive.
From a bridge that connects two continents to one that inspires eternal love, 10 structures that guarantee a memorable journey.
Play in the same places where Olympic athletes made history.
T+L’s tips on the best ways to earn—and spend—your frequent-flier miles.
Name a hotel group, and chances are it has big plans for China (this year alone will see over 330 openings). Here, our hit list of the top entrants.
For McCain and Obama, not all hotels are created equal. Here’s where they should stay.
From cozy canal barges in France to five-star floating hotels in China, river cruising is more popular than ever.
Memorable dining spots with amazing water views; from Maryland crab shacks to elegant bluff-side restaurants in California.
Save or splurge on these great road trip ideas from 10 U.S. cities.
From ski lift tickets to hotels, T+L’s list of things you’ll never have to pay for again.
Don’t let blowing your nose or sipping your vodka land you in hot water when you travel.
Sewer pipes, igloos, dinner with giraffes: hotels are pushing the envelope like never before.
Classic hikes and rip-roaring rafting: 25 spots to find true American adventures.
Don’t let expensive gas get in the way of your rental-car road trip.
An influx of wealth, progressive culture, and world-class cuisine is reshaping this resilient Mediterranean metropolis. Michael Z. Wise reports.
Summer heat, red curry, and disco balls: Gary Shteyngart finds the white-hot center of Thailand’s booming capital city.
Prepare to be surprised: Matt Lee and Ted Lee discover the joys of the mid-Atlantic’s underdog state, from Cape May to Asbury Park.
In the waters off France, Christopher Petkanas explores four tranquil islands where the coastlines are rugged, the villages are charming, and the subtle pleasures of daily life still matter.
Ten places where dreams of catching a glimpse of your favorite star can come true.
A cruise-lover’s guide to the latest family programs, hottest onboard features, insider ship tips, and summer cruise deals.
Want to understand a culture better?Just attend one of its celebrations.
The Golden State is home to some of the most blissfully laid-back hotels in the country. To find some quintessential examples of this barefoot brand of luxury, Oliver Schwaner-Albright checks into—and checks out—six properties that deliver effortless hospitality, the intimacy of bungalows, and the lure of wide-open spaces.
A peek inside this exclusive New York address—and what to bring to dress the part.
A good hotel is a place to rest your head; a great hotel has the power to transform the travel landscape.
Hold on tight for the most spine-tingling, hair-raising roller coasters, free falls, and 4-D rides, from New England to Japan.
Affordable brands are putting their own spin on savings. Andrea Bennett finds out if less is really more.
The weird world of narwals, nudibranchs, and aye-ayes—and how to see these creatures in the wild.
A huge film industry with super-rich celebrities. Trendy restaurants and swanky clubs. Welcome to the new Mumbai.
Exclusive tropical getaways for as little as $100 a night.
Five-star oceanfront rooms for $129 a night?Luxury Hawaii for $79 a night?These can be yours with a secondhand timeshare (yes, timeshare).
10 lofty adventures, from beautiful beachfronts to remote rainforests.
The Costa Smeralda is legendarily beautiful and exclusive, but sail along the coast or drive inland a stretch—away from the glitz and glamour and 300-foot mega-yachts—and you can find semi-deserted beaches and villages that time forgot.
Layered with history—from Hapsburg splendor to Art Nouveau—Vienna looks to the future, remaking itself as the center of a dynamic and expanding Europe.
How to beat the exchange rate and get your European travel fix this summer.
Where can you go to breathe easier? It may not be where you think.
Looking to make a splash this summer? Here, what to wear (and where to go) in three of Europe’s most glamorous coastal towns, Portofino, Île de Ré, and Ibiza.
In the coastal town of San Sebastián—a resort for Spanish royals in the 19th century, now ruled by kings and queens of the new Basque cuisine—Luke Barr takes in stylish hotels, extravagant tasting menus, and the essential pleasures of real tradition.
Can a culinary landscape endure eight decades of change? Guided by an extraordinary 1929 map of France’s regional specialties, Christopher Petkanas uncovers a dozen Provençal dishes that have stood the test of time.
Safaris and safari lodges have gone way upscale, with prices to match. Here are 10 strategies to cut the cost and still get the lion’s share of game-viewing.
How to have it all—sun, sand, and sophistication—from Miami to Cape Town.
In cities, seaside towns, and tropical islands around the world, horticultural oases are flourishing.
San Francisco is green, clean, and organic—the architecture is high-tech and eco-friendly, and the food is excruciatingly fresh and local. Is this the world’s first true 21st-century city?
Exploring the dramatic coastline and soaring peaks of Montenegro, Charles Maclean uncovers one of Europe’s best-kept secrets— treacherous roads and all.
Tracing the interconnected origins of world music—from flamenco to the blues—Alex Shoumatoff travels to India in search of the Gypsy music of Rajasthan.
In search of the Emerald Isle’s best food, Matt Lee and Ted Lee head to County Cork, where artisanal cheesemakers, authentic pubs, and briny oysters await.
Take a dash of faded colonial grandeur, then add a dose of sultry nightlife and an influx of cosmopolitan travelers seeking the next great Caribbean hot spot. Oliver Schwaner-Albright sets his sights on an emerging Colombian getaway that delivers all this and more.
Barcelona is Europe at its most dynamic and compelling, full of boundary-pushing food, art, and style, but grounded in centuries of culture. Where to begin?Here, our all-in-one guide to Catalonia’s seaside capital.
How to get a free massage, save money on car rentals, and score more legroom on your next flight. It’s all in our second annual roundup of insider travel advice.
Oases around the world for making an inner journey
A fair amount of travel advice is just plain wrong. Here are a dozen popular—yet unfounded—travel "truisms," and the real stories behind them.
In India’s far north— the core of her novel The Inheritance of Loss—Kiran Desai reflects on the beauty, violence, and spirituality of a misty Himalayan realm, where nature ultimately dwarfs all human concerns.
A short ferry ride from the crowded mainland, Georgia’s Cumberland Island is a land unto itself: 17 1/2 miles of pristine woodland, marsh, and beaches, dotted with the occasional historic building or ruin. In a setting with more wildlife than people, Guy Trebay finds excellent ways to do plenty of nothing.
From Hawaii ($98 a night) to Italy ($183 a night), 27 perfect sandy escapes that won’t break the bank.
A new generation of airport lounges is taking the layover over the top.
Learn to hunt ghosts or spar like a gladiator. Who says camps are just for kids?
Hard-to-reach spots that are well worth the schlep
Historic homes, snow-dusted pines, and roaring wood fires—winter is the ideal time of year to snuggle in for the weekend.
Mementos that deftly walk the line between wacky and wonderful.
America’s best hotels, as chosen by the readers of Travel + Leisure.
Tired of parades and green beer?Here are 10 great alternative ways to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day.
Architecture and design shape every aspect of the travel experience, from hotels and museums to restaurants and luggage. For T+L’s fourth annual competition our illustrious jury chose the best of the year in 15 categories.
How does France’s oldest—and most iconic—wine-growing region go about reinventing itself?Alexandra Marshall meets the next generation of hoteliers, chefs, and winemakers behind this unexpected renaissance.
15 family-friendly spring break options for every kind of traveling clan.
If you can abide less-than-tropical temperatures, you can have these beaches—and some great deals—all to yourself.
America’s top culinary duos weigh in on their most memorable meals
A profusion of religious architecture spreads over an ancient agrarian landscape in Tamil Nadu, the deep south of India. Guy Trebay takes it in.
Whether it’s driving through AndalusIa or sailing the waters of the British Virgin Islands, T+L offers romantic itineraries and ideas guaranteed to help you get away from it all.
The cleanest air and water on the planet, miraculously varied landscapes, a highly sophisticated local food and wine culture: the Australian island of Tasmania, Stephen Metcalf finds, is a thriving gourmet paradise.
The snow-covered mountains of central Vermont provide Shane Mitchell with opportunities to enjoy the state’s cold-weather comforts and outdoor pursuits.
In the wake of the Orange Revolution, Ukraine’s capital is embracing Western ways—and investment dollars. Brett Forrest discovers a city in transition, with a burgeoning nightlife and an anything-goes mentality.
St. Moritz was Switzerland’s glitziest resort before glitzy was even a word. Now the most exclusive of European mountain towns is feeling the onslaught of globalization. Is that all bad? Luke Barr returns to his former homeland to find out.
Leaving the bustle of San Juan behind, Jeff Wise searches for the island’s solitary pleasures in Rincón, Mayagüez, and along the Ruta Panorámica.
Planning a Colorado ski trip?Bring your boots—and this guide.
Andrew Solomon takes in shockingly beautiful coastlines and landscapes, all teeming with friendly lemurs, colorful chameleons, and other exotic discoveries.
Small plates, big ideas, and the next hot new destination
During the past few decades, many of India's most splendid palaces have been converted to hotels and now, the lavish quarters and exquisite service once enjoyed by Indian kings are being savored by visitors.
The dollar may be down, but it’s not out. Here’s where—and how—to make the most of yours.
After the horrors of the Khmer Rouge, a nation and its people respectfully move on. Ian Buruma finds new stories and ancient beauty in the city and beyond.
England for the holidays sounded like the perfect idea—good friends, London shopping, and crackling fires at a Cotswolds inn. But, as Alice Gordon discovers, things have a way of not going exactly according to plan.
How to take on the town—and avoid the mousetraps?A Disney World guidebook author offers his essential advice.
Small ships afford flexibility, access to hidden ports, and surprising levels of luxury.
How much do you tip a Paris waiter?Or a Tokyo cabbie?Don’t globetrot without this handy guide.
This colonial mountain town, 90 miles from Mexico City, is the ideal weekend getaway for idlers and adventurers alike.
With its inimitable mix of early-20th-century glamour, high-octane nightlife, Latin culture, and contemporary art, there is no place quite like Miami. Here, our all-in-one guide to the city.
Two years after the worst natural disaster in American history, New Orleans is looking forward—to a boldly reimagined riverfront, a reenergized restaurant scene, and a new role in the national imagination. As the Big Easy continues its uneasy recovery, Peter Jon Lindberg asks, What is it like to be there now?
Looking for the ultimate green hotel, but finding it hard to separate the wheat from the chaff?
Why watch when you can play ball with your idol?
10 itineraries for the eco-urban traveler.
Last month, five lucky winners were drawn from the pool of entrants who submitted their travel photos-and photography tips to T+L’s Photo Sweepstakes.
In search of classic flavors, unhurried conversations, and cuisine that welcomes the new while celebrating the old?A visit to the crowded tapas bars of Spain will show you how these small plates define—and preserve—the Iberian way of life.
Phoning home from abroad? Read this first.
A British airline maverick. Dance conservators in Bhutan. The Masai owners of a Kenyan safari lodge.
Whether it’s building houses in Jordan or meeting the feathered residents of Antarctica’s Penguin Island, these dream journeys are guaranteed to make a difference in your life, and the lives of those you help along the way.
Traveling to Kenya and India, Shane Mitchell visits four collectives that are keeping handicraft traditions alive—and entire cultures thriving—while offering new opportunities to the women who belong to them
In the country that more or less invented eco-travel, you’ll find lush jungles, enormous turtles, untouched beaches—and rapidly expanding luxury-resort developments.
When the world was haunted by atomic dreams, Las Vegas regularly saw mushroom clouds on the horizon. So it made them part of the show. Now an atomic museum and the desert itself spotlight an era's sobering kitsch.
Valerie Stivers-Isakovia looks beyond the armored cars and gilded excess–and finds Russia's capital in the midst of a burgeoning cultural revolution.
Amid the winding medinas, ancient ruins, and vast white sands of Tunisia, Richard Alleman uncovers five stylish hotels where authentic experiences and a taste of the exotic are guaranteed.
From Milan to Rome, from Florence to Naples, Gini Alhadeff profiles style insiders who effortlessly embody la dolce vita—something she knows a little about herself—and asks them to reveal a few of their favorite local restaurants, shops, and more.
Chic hotels?Check. Pristine, jungle-lined beaches?Check. Great shopping, yoga, and mouth-watering fish tacos?Claro que sí. Explore the next great beach towns along Mexico's Pacific coast.
It's still the urban embodiment of Lone Star swagger and style, but as Dallas entertains more and more international ambitions, will it continue to feel like Texas?
Can so much of it be a secret—even from the French?Almost forgotten for centuries, this sparsely populated département in the south of France stretches over a wildly varied landscape of medieval villages, adventurous terrain, and fairy tale–worthy hotels.
Washington, D.C., may be all about political jockeying, but drive some 50 miles south and you'll find yourself in the heart of Virginia's horse (and wine) country.
From the peaks of the Andes to the windswept pampas of Argentina, we reveal 15 of our favorite haciendas and estancias, where you can live the country life—South American style.
On the eastern edge of Western Europe, Melik Kaylan finds layers of history, a dashing president called "Misha," and a place alive with optimism and possibility.
In the remote reaches of southern Italy, John Seabrook uncovers some of the country's best—and most inventive— food and wine.
Portland, Oregon has many sides. Tom Austin favors its idiosyncratic indie scene, where fair-trade cafés and strip clubs draw the same clientele, ethics are in, and music fuels the urban engine.
In the heart of India’s Silicon Valley, Bruno Maddox finds a city transformed by globalization, dreaming of the future.
Style informs every aspect of life in Japan's capital, so we dispatched our shopping guru, Lynn Yaeger, to map out a definitive guide to the city's one-of-a-kind boutiques, must-have souvenirs, and fashion-forward streets.
For many travelers, snapping pictures is as essential as carrying a passport. Here, six tips from Travel + Leisure photographers that will have you taking great photographs on your next trip. PLUS the best new cameras, hands-on workshops around the globe, and more.
How do you choose the digital camera that's right for you?T+L's deputy photo editor Whitney Lawson, put nearly 30 models to the test. Below, her picks of the ideal cameras, from the fuss-free ultracompact to the professional-level DSLR. Happy shooting!
In Dubai’s glitzy shadow, another oil-rich emirate is quietly reinventing itself at a rapid pace—building lavish museums, libraries, and universities. Is Doha, Qatar, the new cultural capital of the Middle East?
Ages old and New Age, rich in art and artsy in attitude, deeply charming and more than a little eccentric, New Mexico’s magnetic colonial city draws all kinds of pilgrims.
T+L Editors’ guide to the best new hotels.
On Bermuda, hotels are opening, old favorites are upgrading, and those rosy sands are beckoning Grab a rum swizzle and let the good times roll.
Jail cells! Concrete wigwams! Fire lookout towers! Presenting a complete guide to our nation’s wackiest places to stay
From Palm Springs to the Florida Keys, a new generation of design-savvy entrepreneurs are reinventing an American icon—the roadside motel.
How does Paris’s most venerated hotel keep the show going in an age of ‘PDA concierges,’ celebrity entourages, and stiff new competition?Christopher Petkanas reports from behind closed doors.
From London to Moscow, Anya Von Bremzen tracks down the most authentic dishes across the continent.
T+L searched from Stockholm to Seville and came back with 20 hotels that won't break the bank.
The hilltop vines of Italy’s Langhe region, in the heart of Piedmont, produce some of the most spectacular wines anywhere. Bruce Schoenfeld meets two winemakers with radically different styles who are harvesting the very finest.
Yes, you read that correctly. In the alluring Black Sea town of Sochi, plutocrats and state officials alike are spending billions to reinvent what was once the Soviet Union’s premier resort.
On the road across the majestic high plains of northwestern Wyoming, Gini Alhadeff finds cowboys and Indians, dude ranches and night rodeos, old-fashioned saloons and raucous powwows, a place alive with history—and fate.
In São Paulo—fast-paced, noisy, and popping with creativity—fashion is hot, food makes headlines, and art charges into new territory. Alexandra Marshall plugs in.
From the Gulf of Mexico to the Gulf of Thailand, we’ve scoured the globe for the perfect coastal getaways. At these 25 idyllic retreats—all under $250 a night in high season—sun, sand, and surf come with plenty of style.
Since the 1930’s, expatriates have moved to San Miguel de Allende to reinvent their lives. But even as the city changes and grows, John Davidson discovers, its spirit prevails.
Emerging from the long shadow of Soviet Communism, Mongolia—with its stark, ravishing landscapes and resurgent Buddhist traditions—is looking west for its future.
On a road trip across Florida, Karrie Jacobs goes in search of the authentic amid New Urbanist experiments in postmodern nostalgia.
As Quebec City gears up to celebrate its 400th birthday next year, Matt Lee and Ted Lee discover that the party is already well under way.
What’s your idea of romance?A seaside drive in northern California, a rendezvous in Paris, a beach getaway in Thailand, or a sail down the Turkish coast?Here, 25 destinations around the globe that are sure to put you in the mood.
Esquilino and Testaccio may not be the prettiest neighborhoods in Rome, but they’re two of Gary Shteyngart’s favorites—where artists and butchers mingle with immigrants and intellectuals, and everyone eats very, very well.
From airline ticket booking loopholes to zipping precious travel documents, we’ve uncovered a wealth of money-saving shortcuts and insiders’ insights to help you travel like a pro.
Few hotels have defined a city as much as the Mandarin Oriental has Hong Kong. On the occasion of its reopening, following a $140 million overhaul, Peter Jon Lindberg looks at its inimitable history—and its new incarnation.
In search of family history—and to meet a long-lost, distant cousin—Alex Shoumatoff crosses the country to the ancient city of Novgorod and finds a place of exhilarating beauty and personal resonance.
Far from glitzy Rio and São Paulo, the city of Salvador, in northeastern Brazil, is the country’s vibrant Afrocentric soul, a place of samba and Yoruban chants, caipirinhas and candomblé.
In Spain’s Basque country, a venerable Rioja wine estate is banking on a superstar architect to raise its profile with a fresh take on the luxury hotel. Christopher Petkanas checks in and drinks up.
The contemporary art scene in Cairo is electric—wired for multimedia, wide awake to questions of Arab identity and political opinion, attracting the interest and money of international collectors, and, casting new light on an ancient city
With more than 12,000 restaurants to choose from, where are in-the-know New Yorkers eating right now? From the Upper West Side to Chinatown, Anya von Bremzen picks Manhattan's best
You can take Manhattan—Peter Jon Lindberg finds attitude, energy, and a refreshing counterpoint to that other borough right in his own backyard.
Between treks into the fabled lonesome landscape of southern Chile and Argentina, Nathan Lump takes in four stylish new hotels.
Will the Cayman Islands—where offshore banking is a way of life and hedge funds prosper—succeed as a newly minted luxury-resort destination?David Samuels examines its unique, expat culture and discovers the answer is, Why not?
Greetings from Amsterdam, where the locals' innate talent for taking the everyday and making it supercool has ushered in a new golden age of design—and landed the city squarely in the global spotlight
With his ambitious renovation and redesign of a New York City icon—the Gramercy Park Hotel—Ian Schrager hopes to reinvent the very idea of the dramatically grand urban hotel
In search of the authentic Fiji, Shane Mitchell crosses the International Date Line and discovers a tropical Eden where dreamers and bare feet are always welcome
Three top fashion designers open their secret address books to provide the ultimate guides to Shanghai, London & New York
On a single street in Tokyo—Omotesando—the world's elite luxury brands have built one dazzling flagship store after another. Luke Barr takes a look at fashion's new architecture.
Forget everything you think you know about India. This is Kochi, the southern coast's sybaritic retreat. Tad Friend explores lush backwaters, dabbles in local cooking, and expands his mind through the ayurvedic treatment sirodhara.
Thanks to the Web, the ways you can use your frequent-flier miles are changing dramatically. But how can you be sure you're getting your money's worth?