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    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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    Islands you'd love to be stranded on

    We asked—you answered. From the secluded beaches of Bora Bora to the romantic Ile Saint Louis in Paris, these are the islands where you'd like to stay, well, forever.

  • Nassau Paradise Island

    Three-Day Weekend: Nassau & Paradise Island

    Beaches! Sky juice! Water slides! Conch fritters! Nassau and Paradise Island, Bahamas, are a short hop from anywhere on the East Coast, making the perfect island getaway closer—and more affordable—than ever. All you'll need is a valid passport and your bathing suit!

  • Norfolk Harborfest

    Awesome 4th of July Getaways!

    When America celebrates its own birthday, America goes big! Here, some of our fave fireworks displays, festivals, parades, and other distinctive regional commemorations of the day our nation was born.

  • Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory

    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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    Somewhere between a fully guided coach tour and a do-it-yourself expedition lies a category that sounds a bit like an oxymoron: the independent traveler tour.

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