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18 best states for summer road trips

Summer is the perfect time to hit the road and explore new places. But what states are the best destinations for your awesome summer road trip this year?

'Travel' still possible for caregivers

Three hospitals. Four rehab centers and nursing homes. And 24/7 private home care in between. That was my widowed mother's life -- and by extension my life -- in 2018 and spilling over into this year.

Melbourne to Sydney: Why you should take the coastal drive

While it's possible to fly from Melbourne and Sydney in an hour and even drive the 878 kilometers in a (long) day, inland via the Hume Highway, there's a far more captivating way to journey between the Victoria and New South Wales state capitals.

25 of the world's most romantic hotels

For some, a romantic getaway means five-star luxury and poolside pampering. For others, it's all about glorious solitude and stunning scenery. And then there are the action-and-adventure lovebirds who prefer excitement and high-adrenaline sports over rest and relaxation.

Providence is USA's most artsy city

Providence, Rhode Island, is the biggest city in America's smallest state, and it often gets lost between two of its neighbors, bustling Boston and elegant Newport. But coming to New England and skipping this city is a major travel mistake.

20 ultimate travel destinations

If you're yearning to get away but don't know which direction to head, check out the top 20 destinations selected by Lonely Planet for its "Ultimate Travelist" of the 500 best places to visit on Earth.

Tips for braving holiday travel

AAA projects the number of year-end holiday travelers this year will reach a new record of 112.5 million this year. With all those people traveling, be sure to follow these tips from CNN for (hopefully) calm travels this holiday week.