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Flying Solo: Everything You Need to Know About Traveling Alone

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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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    22 Vacations Under $100/Night

    It's our favorite time of the year: shoulder season! From the beautiful beaches of Hawaii to the posh streets of Paris, here are 22 vacations that won't break the bank.

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    7 Reasons To Fall For Florida

    Autumn may be on its way, but that doesn’t mean the warm-weather fun has to end. In fact, in the Sunshine State, the party is just getting started. Here, some of our favorite ways to “fall” for Florida.

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    Coolest Small Towns in America 2015

    What does it feel like to live in the Coolest Small Town in America? Ask the folks in Grand Marais, Minnesota, who earned the top spot in our 10th annual contest. Their town showed us the perfect blend of edgy, sweet, beautiful, and travel-worthy that adds up to “cool” in our book. Read on to stoke your wanderlust.

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    Take an Epic Cross-Country Road Trip

    Our photo editor had one mission: Take a one-of-a-kind solo road trip spanning the width of the United States... guided by travel advice from strangers. Come along for the ride!

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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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