A Guide to the Top Music Spots in Nashville

Nashville, Tennessee, received the nickname "Music City, U.S.A." for very good reasons. Long before universally popular headliners like Faith Hill and Tim McGraw soared up the country music charts, music was an integral part of Nashville’s history. Whether it was in the form of 18th-century frontiersman Davy Crockett playing fiddle for family and friends or the emancipated slave group Fisk...

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View from below, looking up at giant Sequoia trees in Sequoia National Park under blue sky

Sequoias to Redwoods: In Search of the Tallest Trees in the U.S.

There's something magical about a tree that towers over everyone and everything, and the ancient giants in our national parks are just waiting to be explored. If you want to get the most out of your visit to see some of the tallest trees in the world at Sequoia National Forest, check out these can’t-miss sights and helpful tips for...

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Sunrise over the Painted Canyon Overlook in Medora, North Dakota

A North Dakota Outdoor Adventure Road Trip

Theodore Roosevelt once called North Dakota "a world of beauty and color and limitless space." Even though a century has passed since his descriptive quotation, the Peace Garden State remains largely unchanged, offering miles of painted canyons, grassy trails, and pristine lakes. If you like the outdoors – and don't mind a little wind chill – you'll find lots to...

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View of the Nashville city skyline at night from the water.

Things to Do in Nashville: The Ultimate Nashville Tour Guide

For decades, aspiring singers, songwriters, and musicians have sought fame, fortune, or a string of hit singles in Nashville. Only a select few achieve superstar goals, but many carve out long careers writing songs and making music. As a result, Nashville boasts a robust and diverse music scene, and music fans — especially country music fans — come from around...

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For a night out, do you prefer to dress up in your finest attire, or let loose at a bar in your favorite pair of jeans? No matter your style, Santa Fe, New Mexico, has an experience to suit your tastes.

Santa Fe’s Nightlife has Something for Everyone

With a focus on the arts and music, Santa Fe's growing nightlife scene is creative and eclectic. In recent years, the number of after-dark and late-night activities – from live music and art exhibits to delicious dining – has dramatically increased and improved. For both locals and visitors, the diverse options are as welcome as the farolito paper lanterns that...

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Aerial view of San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge, a red bridge crossing over blue ocean water on a sunny late afternoon.

Your Ultimate List of Things to Do in San Francisco

Welcome to San Francisco, a city of innovators, creatives, free spirits, and trailblazers. It's a city that sets precedents, starts revolutions, and develops apps you can't live without. It's a city that loves good food and drink — it has more restaurants and farmer's markets per capita than anywhere else in North America — and a city that celebrates DJ...

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San Diego, California’s skyline from the water on a sunny afternoon.

Things to Do in San Diego: Top Attractions, Events, and Eats

Whether you're looking for a sunny, warm, and relaxing beach vacation, want to immerse yourself in arts and culture, have a desire to eat your way through a city, or spend your time exploring the outdoors, San Diego has it all. The city is known for its laid-back, surfer vibe, but beautiful beaches aren't the only thing going for this...

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Overlook at Blue Ridge Mountains under blue sky

Small Town, Big Fun: A Weekender’s Guide to Abingdon, Virginia

When you need a fun weekend getaway, small towns can offer big enjoyment. Tucked in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, Abingdon, Virginia, is known for its historic theater, beautiful mountain hiking and biking trails, and a quaint, tranquil downtown area. Located about a two-hour drive west of Roanoke, Virginia, and two hours north of Asheville, North Carolina, it's a bustling...

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The Waterfront walkway in Jersey City at sunset with the skyline of New Jersey in the background

Footloose and Fancy Free: Best Attractions in Jersey City

Frank Sinatra lived here. So did Snooki. Queen Latifah's production company was headquartered in a historical firehouse. Gritty, no-frills, and diverse, Jersey City has changed a lot over the years, and it's now earning a reputation as an emerging waterfront destination and more than just the gateway to Lady Liberty. If you're in town and have free time to fill,...

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Silhouette of the Old Man of the Mountain in Franconia Notch State Park in New Hampshire

Mountain Adventure in Franconia Notch State Park

Located between the Kinsman and Franconia Mountains off Interstate 93 in Lincoln, New Hampshire, Franconia Notch State Park is home to the historic "Old Man of the Mountain," an outcropping of stone in the White Mountains that resembled a silhouette of a man until a portion crumbled in 2003. Despite the change to the iconic landmark, the picturesque mountain pass...

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