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Lighthouse Lodging

A number of lighthouses open their doors to travelers; accommodations range from upscale bed and breakfasts with gourmet meals to super-cheap hostel bunk beds.

Best California Beaches

From private coves perfect for sunbathing to family-friendly public sands complete with concessions, the Golden State has a beach that fits the bill for all its visitors.

Ribs Paradise

Read on to find the best ribs American grills have to offer.

Laguna Beach, California

Laguna Beach's artisans, crafts and galleries mix with enough beachside fun to create the perfect stomping ground for the rich and crafty.

Best Places to Pig Out

Throw out your scales and pile up your plates, these are extreme pig outs.

Route 66

Roam the historic road through the Western United States and you will ramble through many of the towns name-checked in Bobby Troup's musical ode to the Mother Road.

Mega-Toys

From snazzy cars to swanky resorts, these mega-toys prove that millionaires work hard and play even harder.

Coronado, California

Just over the bridge from San Diego is a small, tree-lined beach haven known as Coronado.

Diner Paradise

There's nothing like a good, old-fashioned meal at an all-American diner to rekindle your memories of the glory days.

The Norton Simon Museum

Here are 5 must-see pieces at the museum named for a man and his money -- The Norton Simon Museum.

Extreme Adrenaline Rushes

If you've got a bit of cash and a lot of nerve, put your money where your mouth is on these extreme adrenaline rushes.

National Parks: The American West

Explore the National Parks of America's West.

Seven Wonders of the United States

Take an inside look at 7 man-made wonders of the U.S.

National Parks: The Best Wildlife-Viewing

We've searched out the best national parks for viewing wildlife in its natural habitats.

More Travel Inspirations

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GAC America's Amusement Parks

Buckle up and take a tour of the most thrilling amusement parks in America.

Food.com Thanksgiving
3-Ingredient Apps for Thanksgiving

Try Food.com's quick and easy apps for a stress free turkey day.

Food Network Thanksgiving
Food Network's Top Turkey Day Tips

Plan Your Menu with easy, how-to videos from Bobby, Sunny and more.