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  • WEIRD Foreign Laws You'd Better Know!

    Here's your cheat sheet to avoid embarrassment, fines, and even jail time when visiting other countries. From serious health and safety concerns to downright wacky old laws that barely make sense, you'll want to know each and every one of these peculiar rules.

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    8 Secrets of Paris You've Never Heard Before

    We love Paris's classic attractions—seeing the Eiffel Tower is always a thrill!—but if you're looking for hidden cafés, museums, and walks that Parisians love, we have eight must-do recommendations from a Paris insider who knows the arrondissements inside and out.

  • Why I (For Real!) Love Traveling With My Kids

    There should be a special award for mothers who travel with small children. Boarding planes, tears, the constant search for bathrooms, the ever-present possibility (or, rather, likelihood) of things lost, broken, spilled. One traveling mom tells us in no uncertain terms why she'll do it all again. And again and again.

  • 10 "Play & Learn" Vacation Odysseys You'll Love

    Transform your next family vacation from "yawn" to "yowza!" with these incredibly unique experiences. From wildlife encounters to digging for dinosaurs to learning to cook like a pro, these are one-of-a-kind trips you'll never forget.

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    7 Lies Every Traveler Tells

    Who among us hasn’t told a white lie about how spectacular their vacation was—even when parts of it weren’t? Here are some common travel fibs we tell and expert tips for making your next trip (honestly) regret-free.

  • Why I Took a Road Trip for My Honeymoon

    Novelist Nora Zelevansky’s honeymoon was so swoon-worthy and budget-minded that you'll want to steal the idea. Here’s the storybook tale, in her own words.

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    12 Must-Read Tips for Traveling With Your Pet

    What’s better than going on a dream getaway? Taking your best furry friend along for the ride. These expert tips will save you time and money, keep your pet safe and happy, and help you have more fun than EVER.

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  • 10 Best Budget Vacations in America

    It's not too late to book a great summer vacation! From the beaches of New England to the mountains of Wyoming, from the Great Lakes to the California coast, America is second to none for summer fun. Here, some of our favorite places to get away from it all—at a price you can actually afford.

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  • 10 Affordable American Beach Towns!

    What’s your favorite American beach? We’ve obsessed over that topic for weeks to deliver the tastiest waves, loveliest sand, and balmiest breezes from New England to Hawaii. But of course we couldn’t stop there: Each of these 10 must-see beaches comes with a great hotel pick that won’t break the bank! Happy summer!

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    The 20 Places Every American MUST See!

    As we commemorate Memorial Day 2016, check out our picks for 20 domestic destinations we firmly believe every U.S. citizen should visit—from pop culture icons to patriotic landmarks. Consider it your star-spangled bucket list.

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  • Budget Travel's Ultimate Road Trips App

    Announcing Budget Travel's Ultimate Road Trips App!

    Budget Travel Ultimate Road Trips is an easy, hit-the-road travel guide to more than 75 Great American Drives. From warm beaches to winding country roads, from mountain lakes to big-city style, we give you travel-ready GPS maps and the best places to eat, see, and stay along the way!

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    16 SECRET Bargains in New York City!

    The Big Apple doesn't have to mean big bucks! We asked locals, celebrities, BT editors, and readers to give their best tips on free and inexpensive things to do in Gotham. You'll want to put each and every one on your bucket list.

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