Travel Planning

7 Incredibly Comfortable (and Cute!) Shoes for Traveling

Whether you’re lounging poolside or wandering cobblestone streets, these ultra-walkable shoes will help you put your best foot forward. 

The 6 Essentials Your Travel Insurance Should Cover, According to an Expert

Comparing a few travel insurance policies for your upcoming trip? Use this guide to help you figure out what's worth paying for.

The Genius New Tool That Could Make Travel Planning So Much Less Stressful

Hint: It will make getting recommendations from your families and friends easier than ever.

The Dude Ranch Vacation Hacks I Swear By

While planning my family's ranch vacation this year, I spoke to a pro who gave me her best dude ranch vacation hacks—and I'm sharing them with you.

Are You a Good Packer?

Experts reveal their trusted, time-honored solutions.

Road Trip Snacks That Won’t Make a Mess in Your Car (and the Snacks to Avoid)

Keep fueled on your upcoming road trip with these relatively clean, easy-to-eat road trip snacks.

Favorite Road Trip Scenic Routes

Some roads aren’t the most direct, but they pay off in beauty. Laurie Borman, editorial director of Rand McNally, shares her favorites.

8 Ways to Ramp Up Your Airport Style and Still Be Comfortable

Head off to the airport in clothes that are comfortable, efficient, and chic. Yes, it can be done.

Airplane Carry-On Luggage Rules

It can be difficult to remember what items you can and can’t bring onto airplanes. Make packing for your flight a breeze by following this guide based on the Transportation Security Administration’s rules and regulations.

8 Discount Travel Sites Decoded

To land a vacation that clicks with you and your budget, you’ll need to plan and book your trip through a few sites, taking the best of what each has to offer. Here are more specific directions.