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Romancing the Train

Take a ride on one of the world's most romantic vintage train trips.

Santa Barbara Weekend Guide

Discover how 48 hours in this town can rejuvenate your spirit and your belief in the American vacation.

Yosemite in Winter

It's a trip you won't soon forget, with spectacular waterfalls, sky-high sequoias, scenic overlooks and enough hiking trails to sate the most avid of outdoorsmen.

Historic San Francisco

Discover the history of San Francisco.

Extreme Traditions

Get ready to turn tradition upside-down with these eccentric rituals.

21 Mind-Blowing Escapes

From Arizona to Zambia, all the places on this list offer eye-opening natural wonders and once-in-a-lifetime experiences sure to blow your mind.

Tidepooling

Tidepools, formed at low tide when the waters along craggy coasts retreat, teem with living creatures typically invisible to the naked eye.

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.

Sexiest Places to Elope

We've sussed out the best stateside destinations for saying "I do" in a hurry, so you can head straight to the honeymoon.

World's Best Flea Markets

If the words rummage, swap, bargain, bric-a-brac or collectible excite you, then you might have an itch for a flea market.

America's Haunted Houses

Whether you believe or just enjoy a good hoax, these destinations are sure to entertain and spark the imagination.

Halloween Destinations

The following list of spooky, spine-tingling destinations will give you a leg up in your quest to be the hippest Halloween cat around.

The Dark Side of San Francisco

This young American city also has a dark side; its history includes assassination, fraud, kidnapping, terrorism and serial killing.

Scariest Halloween Attractions

Travel Channel has picked America's most frightening haunts. See the best ghouls, ghosts and goblins in the business.

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