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Dollywood, a theme park in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, partially owned by Dolly Parton, announced its plans to set up a fund for victims of recent wildfires,... Read More

As wildfires continue to blaze in eastern Tennessee near Gatlinburg, some of the 14,000 people who were forced to evacuate their homes have begun to... Read More

At least 14,000 people have evacuated Gatlinburg, Tennessee, and 100 buildings have been destroyed as wildfires continue to blaze across the eastern... Read More

From a “luxury farm” in Tennessee to a safari camp in Kenya, there are some fabulous all-inclusive vacations out there in the world. ... Read More

Recently, I spent two months wending my way through the American South: Savannah and Atlanta, Nashville and Knoxville, Raleigh and Durham, New Orleans... Read More

There's never a bad time to visit a national park—it's an unforgettable experience, even during the winter. But from the end of May through the... Read More

On its way from Maine to Georgia, the Appalachian Trail passes through 14 states. The most demanding stretch, and possibly the most beautiful, is the 70... Read More

Top 10 Hotels Overall: City ... Read More

I’ve often wondered how simply stepping outside with a cup of coffee in the morning—or a glass of wine in the evening—can shift an everyday routine from... Read More

If you're from New York or Houston, say, or Los Angeles or Chicago, a trip to the South can be almost as exotic as a trip to New Delhi. In restaurants,... Read More

My great-aunt Kathleen was a road hog. With an imperious wave she'd dismiss any vehicles slowing her brand-new Cadillac's relentless trajectory on the... Read More

I've often wondered what kind of memories houses have. Do they forget their inhabitants the minute the deed changes hands?Or do their settling... Read More

Awakening to the sounds of rustling leaves and distant ocean surf, you stretch out in bed, enjoying your first few moments of the day. Around you, your... Read More

I’d all but given up on resort vacations for my family. I just couldn’t take the food. As the editor of Food & Wine magazine, I’ve grown accustomed... Read More

The call of the wild meets upscale comfort at a trio of new wilderness retreats. Spend the day hiking on 525 acres at Alderbrook (7101 E. State Rte. 106... Read More

What’s the #1 hotel in the U.S.? ... Read More

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