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We have found out the best restaurants, bars, outdoor activities, markets, shopping, and more from locals around the US, London, and soon the world! Our guests talk about everything from the best places to go in Ventura, things to do in Park City, where to drink and shop in NYC, where to get the best burgers across the US, and so much more.

  • Summer Travel Savings? There's An App For That!

    Booking a trip on a budget? Here are five ways to save money on your next trips using the latest in travel apps.

  • Food Destination: Where You Must Eat in Birmingham

    Foodies, book your tickets and head south to taste why Birmingham has become the country's newest food destination. We're heading to Sweet Home Alabama!

  • Beautiful Berlin: The City's Most Photogenic Sites

    Visiting Berlin? Grab your camera, here's a list of the city's most photogenic sights. Learn the city's history and capture Instagram worthy snaps at the same time!

  • Magnificent Castles In America

    Check out our roundup of our favorite Castles of America. No need to fly to Europe to see these regal abodes--residents in NY, CA, PA and MA have a castle in their own backyards!

  • Kansas City: A Foodie's Dream Come True

    Looking for the best eats beyond BBQ in Kansas City? It's easy to find smoky ribs in town, but what about other flavors? Check out these 5 amazing foodie hotspots!

  • Unique Nashville: Things To Do In Music City Besides Music

    Sure it's known as "Music City" and is home to the Grand Ole Opry, but you find so much more here *not* related to music. From food to history, see what to do in Nashville TN.

  • Quirky Places in Kansas City

    It's not all BBQ and Jazz in Kansas City. If you're looking to discover the quirky side of the city, check out these unique things to do in KC.

  • Splash: Seven Best Pool Scenes in Las Vegas

    Here seven of the the best pools in Las Vegas. From wet-n-wild parties to refined clothing-optional pool decks, grab a cocktail and click through for some serious daytime fun!

  • An Insider's Guide to New York's Free or Low-Cost Entertainment

    Looking for things to do in NYC, but not looking to spend a fortune? Check out these fun low cost or no cost ideas that won't break your bank.

  • Affordable Cool Hostels in Europe That Are Worth It!

    Traveling to Europe on a budget? Not all hostels are worth the money you save. Check out these cool hostels located in some of the most visited cities in the world!

  • Seattle's Weird: Unusual Things To Do in Seattle

    Seattle, the birthplace of Starbucks, is a certifiably strange city in the Pacific Northwest. If you're searching for this city's weirder side, you've come to the right place.

  • Say Cheers! Exploring Downtown Kansas City's Bars

    Kansas City is famous for BBQ and Jazz, and both of those might make you thirsty. When you're in town, head Downtown for entertaining nightlife and drinks galore!

  • Explore the Outdoors in North Carolina

    From the mountains to the valleys, North Carolina is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts! The 'Tar Heel State' is perfect for those looking to camp, hike, bike, swim, and more.

  • Brunch in Manhattan

    A guide to the best brunch spots in NYC that includes oysters, avocado toast, best rosé wine list, Southern California menu, and farm-to-table for weekend brunch.

  • A Great Lake, Indeed: Lake Erie

    Each of the five Great Lakes are remarkable vacation destinations, offering over 95,000 square miles of fun for the whole family. In this slideshow, we're looking at Lake Erie.

  • Best Buffets in Las Vegas

    After you hit the jackpot in Las Vegas, spend your fortune dining in one the area's best buffets. This city may be the only place where "all you can eat" is always chic!

  • Summertime Treats in NYC

    Looking for a cool new dessert place to try this summer? We’ve rounded New York City’s trending dessert shops that will please you, as well as your Instagram followers.

  • Exploring Tucson's One-of-a-kind Attractions

    From underground glass-blowing schools to music venues to Instagram-famous street art, our Travel Savvy hosts will explore Tucson’s alternative scenes, guided by “out there” locals

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