Ready to go leaf peeping? Stay at these hotels for the top fall foliage experiences.
Take the short ferry ride from Portland, Maine, to Chebeague Island. The beautiful colors are reason enough to visit, but the Inn is certainly an added bonus. It prides itself on its “unplugged” philosophy; there are no televisions or phones in the unique 21 guestrooms, but the amenities do include L.L Bean bicycles and the opportunity to take a sunset cocktail cruise on a classic schooner.
Peep a different kind of leaf at Kenwood Inn & Spa. The Sonoma Valley inn is perfect for your home base as you travel around the region, watching the grape leaves change colors after harvest. Prime viewing season is mid–late October.
When you’re in Portland, Oregon, a stay at Hotel Modera means you’re just a short drive away from the country’s largest urban park, Forest Park. You can get your fill of the autumn views while exploring the expansive space, then do another kind of exploring back in the city — an exploration of Portland’s beer scene!
In South Carolina, stay at Montage Palmetto Bluff, a great starting point for your exploration of the Palmetto Bluff Conservancy. The Conservancy gives you a better understanding of South Carolina Lowcountry through biological and archeological studies. However, while you’re learning new things, you’re also immersed in the beautiful natural setting, where you’re sure to spot some of the local wildlife, from white-tailed deer to maybe even an alligator or two.
Among the world’s most coveted food capitals today, Macau (officially a Special Administrative Region of China) tops many a list. The 12-square-mile city is home to 19 Michelin-starred restaurants, nine Bib Gourmand and the world’s first fusion cuisine, and was recognized in 2017 as a UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy for its singular culinary scene, but its street food culture may be its most popular feature with in-the-know travelers. Here are five top street dishes to prowl for in Macau.
For most of us, time in the car is “me time.” You can listen to that podcast you’re captivated by, blast that pop song and sing along at the top of your lungs or listen to the next chapter in that biography e-book you’re almost finished. A road trip only amplifies those opportunities. So, next time you’re traveling by road, take the wheel and take control. Opt for a rental car on your next vacation, rather than a rideshare, taxi or public transportation, and enjoy the open road on your own terms.
The Toilo Toiletry Bag is marketed as the most functional toiletry bag ever. In fact, it’s the future of toiletry bags. With more than 20 features it’s billed as an all-in-one option for travelers and weekend warriors who need a sturdy bag for everyday use.
Start your explorations of Gettysburg with breakfast, but not just any breakfast. Gettysburg has many delightful bed and breakfasts worth a stay. If you book a stay at Baladerry Inn, you not only get a comfy, spacious guestroom in a historic home once a Civil War hospital, but you also dine on a scrumptious, hearty breakfast each morning, and it’s all included in your room rate.
All Nippon Airways (ANA) is the largest airline in Japan. With flights from the United States to Japan and all of Asia, it's the perfect airline to book your next trip with. From ANA's amazing in-flight food to its excellent customer service, it comes as no surprise ANA has been awarded five stars for its seventh consecutive year by the SKYTRAX World Airline Rating.