• Best Tourist Spot

    9 day trip destinations to see the best fall foliage

    Leaves are finally trading their green chlorophyll layers for shades of red, orange and yellow. In Dane County, fall foliage hit its peak on Oct. 11, according to the 2021 Foliage Prediction Map. But some counties up north have already started to peak, with more to come soon. With school back in session, apple-picking at its peak and football season in full swing, there is no better time to plan your scenic fall colors road trip. This season, get a hike in, explore woodlands and take in the breathtaking fall foliage around Wisconsin: Devil’s Lake State Park, Baraboo 

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  • Vacation Packages

    Booking flights, hotels and more

    Select’s editorial team works independently to review financial products and write articles we think our readers will find useful. We may receive a commission when you click on links for products from our affiliate partners. Terms apply to American Express benefits and offers. Visit americanexpress.com to learn more. Using American Express Membership Rewards (MR) points to book prepaid flights, hotels, cruises, rental cars and vacation packages through the Amex Travel portal can be a great way to save money on your next vacation. But are you really getting the best value by redeeming your hard-earned points this way? Whether you  

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  • Family Trip

    Fun comes in assorted varieties on a family trip to Oregon: Travel Weekly

    Our family — my husband and our two sons, ages 14 and 20 — generally takes a summer vacation together. But we’re often split on what to do; we love cities and the urban adventure that they offer, but we also enjoy the outdoors and our country’s splendid national parks. For this year’s trip, we explored the western side of Oregon from north to south and discovered that we could have some of each. Portland: Urban bliss We started in Portland, well known for its progressive bent and its lively food scene. Our home base here was the Kimpton Hotel  

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  • Best Travel

    The best travel deals to book right now for future getaways

    With leisure travel back in full swing, enticing deals and incentive pricing from hotels and airlines can be found just about everywhere right now. While last-minute travel planning can sometimes turn up surprise deals, there is something to be said for thinking ahead and taking advantage of promotional pricing. Whether you prefer cozy wine destinations or scenic beach getaways, we’ve rounded up some of the hottest travel deals this month. And while these deals should be booked in the coming weeks, most offers extend their actual travel dates well into 2022, ensuring next year is a travel year to remember. 

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  • Travel Bag

    This Under-$50 Canvas Weekender Bag Fits So Much Inside

    Each product we feature has been independently selected and reviewed by our editorial team. If you make a purchase using the links included, we may earn commission. If your weekend includes a quick trip away, one of the first things you need to do before you embark on your adventure is to pack all of your essentials. Because the time you will spend away from home is short, there’s a high chance you’re hoping to leave your suitcase behind in favor of a bag that’s more compact and easy to carry — and Amazon shoppers are amazed how much fits  

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  • Vacation Packages

    Fall chairlift rides, trails on horseback: Boyne Highlands rolls out vacation deals

    HARBOR SPRINGS, MI – Ski season may only be a few months away, but first it’s time for some of Northern Michigan’s biggest adventure resorts to show off a buffet of outdoor activities designed for fall fun. Boyne Highlands, which sits just north of Petoskey near Harbor Springs, has a couple different fall vacation packages available right now. It also has an autumn lineup that includes tee times at its four scenic golf courses, more than a dozen miles of popular mountain biking trails – including some that invite you to take a chairlift to the top of the  

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  • Family Trip

    19 family vacation ideas your teenager will love

    Traveling with teens can be tricky. They’re too young for adult fun and too old for the plethora of activities geared toward the easy-to-please 12-and-under crowd. Fortunately, just like there are places to take the kids before they’re grown, there are destinations ideal for families with teens. Many are bucket list places, but why not splurge for the occasion? It may be the last family vacation before your kid(s) fly the coop — forever. From Reno Tahoe to Northern Thailand, here are 19 teen-friendly places to visit as a family. Best vacation spots for families with teens Denver, Colorado Best  

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