Labor Day Destinations Away From the Crowds

This Labor Day, leave the crowded streets and city heat to explore a more peaceful waterside paradise. Just a short detour from four major cities (and airports), the following destinations offer a chance to relax, cool off, and celebrate the… Continue Reading →

How to Brave the Cold at an Ice Hotel (And the 4 Best to Try This Year)

Throughout history, hotels have continually pushed the bounds of what constitutes an exceptional night’s stay. Modern travelers’ desires for unique, authentic, and Instagram-worthy adventures have driven hotels to market themselves as destinations for unusual trips and immersive experiences. Perhaps no trend… Continue Reading →

Turn Your Tablet Into a Laptop

No one wants a 10-pound weight on the shoulder while strolling by the Eiffel Tower in Paris, perusing the Prado in Spain or walking the streets of NYC. One way to lighten the load is by subbing your laptop for… Continue Reading →

Hipmunk City Love: A Perfect Day in Sacramento, California

Sacramento, the capital of California, is about an hour-and-a-half drive from San Francisco, making it a perfect destination for a day trip or a weekend getaway. 9 AM – Start your day at Sacramento’s Certified Farmers Market Image via Trover by Alexandra… Continue Reading →

Hipmunk City Love: Explore Baltimore

Hip, historic, and diverse, Baltimore is ripe for travelers seeking a unique experience in a classic American city. The side-by-side neighborhoods of Inner Harbor and Fell’s Point embody Charm City’s fusion of historical waterfront culture and modern-day urbanism. Strap on… Continue Reading →

Be Prepared for an Adventure in Irving, TX

As the little brother to neighboring Dallas, Irving offers exceptional opportunities for recreation and relaxation. Boasting just as much office space and modern architecture as Dallas, Irving also encompasses a wealth of cultural highlights and outdoor activities. Championship golf courses,… Continue Reading →

Ride Guide: Airport Transportation in LA and NYC

The plane has emptied out, and the last piece of luggage has been collected at baggage claim. It’s finally time to head into town and get to the point of all that travel. But in America’s biggest cities, the trek… Continue Reading →

Hipmunk City Love: Portland, Maine

Lobsters, lighthouses, and more lobsters. What else does someone need to have a perfect, scenic summer day? Portland, Maine (not to be confused with its hippy cousin on the west coast) boasts beautiful views, delicious eats, and a peaceful New… Continue Reading →

Survival Guide: Camping in Bad Weather

Camping in perfect conditions is one of the most serene and peaceful outdoor activities. There’s nothing better than sitting around an open fire with close friends, swapping stories and gossip, drinking beer, all while taking in a clear starry sky… Continue Reading →

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