The Lowdown

Get the lowdown on local favorites!
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.

  • Historic American Bars

    Trying to decide where to go for July 4th? Celebrate Independence Day at these classic drink spots. Toast to revolutionaries at Historic American Taverns around the US.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Best Rooftop Bars for the 4th of July

    Don’t know where to drink and watch the fireworks at the same time? Check out the best Fourth of July bars here!

  • Five Top Gifts for the Travel-Obsessed Man

    Just in time for Father's Day: Need a gift for a man who loves to travel? Click through our top five gifts for the travel obsessed man!

  • 5 Exciting Things to Do Outdoors in Tucson, Arizona - Sonoran Desert, Biking + More

    After exploring Tucson’s colorful art scene and famed Sonoran cuisine, we met up with John Heiman of Southwest Trekking to learn all about the most exciting outdoor activities.

  • Top Rated Restaurants in Chicago

    Fancy a fine dinner in Chicago? From Alinea to Oriole, we've rounded up this year's best Michelin-starred dining destinations in the Windy City.

  • Magical Destinations Around The Globe

    For the travel obsessed, the world is filled with magical places. Here are five unforgettable destinations to add to your travel bucket list!

  • Best Themed Restaurants in NYC

    NYC is filled with clever themed restaurants of every type! If you're looking for a unique place to eat, click through for our picks of the Best Themed Restaurants in Manhattan.

  • Best Things You Can Only Do in Cuba

    Tourists are flocking to this gorgeous Caribbean island in record numbers. Click through to get the inside scoop on the best attractions and things to do the Cuban locals love!

  • Best Pizza in San Francisco

    Along with the Golden Gate Bridge, bay seasoning, and sour dough, San Francisco is home to some serious foodie finds! If you're craving a slice, here are SF's best pizza places.

  • Unique McDonald's Around the Globe

    McDonald's knows how to cater to locals around the world! Check out these 5 unique McDonald's locations that offer more than just the standard, and beloved, Big Mac.

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