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Flying Solo: Everything You Need to Know About Traveling Alone

Learn how to make the most of your next solo travel adventure with these tips from the experts.

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    35 Amazing—and Easy!—Solo Trips

    From the beaches of Belize to the heights of the Himalayas, there's no need to wait when the world is calling! Here, Budget Travel readers' favorite solo travel adventures.

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    Vegas, Baby! 6 New and Remodeled Downtown Las Vegas Hotels You'll Love

    There's more to Las Vegas than the Strip! The city's Downtown is making a comeback, offering rock-bottom hotel prices in an authentic, old-school atmosphere.

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    22 Last-Minute Trips You Can Actually Afford

    It's not too late to take the ultimate summer vacation! We've scoured the globe for the best deals around whether you're looking to save big on a trip to Europe or enjoy a long weekend closer to home. Plus, most of them are valid through Labor Day Weekend, so no excuses!

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    Three-Day Weekend: Curaçao

    Take a short flight to Curaçao, a tropical paradise below the hurricane belt where the skies are blue, the sea is beckoning, and the weather is perennially warm and placid.

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    20 Yummiest Ice Cream Shops in America

    Rocky road! Mint chocolate chip! Cookies and cream! From the beaches of New England to the mountains of Hawaii, nothing says "summer" quite like a heaping scoop of ice cream. Here, some of our favorite places to get your frozen fix. And you won't believe the wacky flavors they're serving in Portland.

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