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Welcome to the West Coast city that appeals to virtually every type of traveler. There are plenty of ways to have a perfect weekend in Portland,... Read More

The nation's first, and easternmost, city of Portland may not have a TV show, but it does have a food and beverage scene to rival any American... Read More

The historic city of Bath, in England’s West Country, is better known for its genteel pursuits and heritage architecture than for its pioneering... Read More

This week, the annual Rose Festival—a beloved tradition for more than 100 years—returns with plenty of ways to honor the emblem. Check out this year’s... Read More

The Press Hotel, a revamp of the historic Portland Press Herald building, debuts this month in the Old Port neighborhood. The property pays homage to... Read More

“We have a circus and sideshow mentality to the way we do business,” says Brandon Hodge, owner of the retro-inspired Big Top Candy Shop in Austin, TX. ... Read More

Luxury behemoth Intercontinental Hotels Group went out and got itself a sexy Millennial hotel brand, dishing out $430 million in cash for Kimpton Hotels... Read More

When Matt McKinney took a 39-day road trip in 2012, he experienced one version of the American dream, just before he reached the Pacific Ocean: a... Read More

We'd bought 14 of the heirlooms, with thoughts of a seaside picnic. We meant to stop at eight—two each—but couldn't help ourselves. They were the most... Read More

Food: O’Hare installed 28 beehives on unused land and expects to harvest 700 pounds of honey this year; soon you’ll find it at O’Hare and Midway. Look... Read More

For spacious skies, for amber waves of grain, and for plenty of other reasons—many of them man-made, thank you very much—the fantasy of a coast-to-coast... Read More

A few years ago, Canadians Terry and Carole Baker vacationed in St. Genis, France and stayed in a place with a kitchen, washer/dryer, and a balcony... Read More

Your attention, ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls—it's time for today's trivia question! Exactly how awesome is minor-league baseball?Is it (a)... Read More

Portland is a place where plain old Maine industriousness meets the worldly tastes of the city's newest residents—ad executives, Internet entrepreneurs,... Read More

Summer in Maine is like the best of fall everywhere else. Sunny days start off crisp; against an enameled-blue sky, the evergreens look that much deeper... Read More

Once a run-down part of town, the East End of Portland, Maine, has recently found new life. Young artists, restaurateurs, and designers have taken over... Read More

The thermal waters of Bath, England, have attracted travelers for at least 10 millennia. Over the past few years, the development of the historic... Read More

Need more Merlot in that Médoc?New barrel-blending programs around the country let oenophiles fine-tune wines to suit their own palates. During a two... Read More

Dodge dim sum. Hold the raves on risotto. Here's the lowdown on Stars and Stripes for the taste buds. Sure, you might have to drive out of the comfort... Read More

It’s almost impossible to deny the appeal of a classic New England inn, especially in winter—when fires in guest rooms are actually encouraged, hearty... Read More

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See our slideshow of 10 Great American Public Spaces. ... Read More

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