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Eat to live; read to eat. Yes, we know eating is a straightforward, fairly intuitive process. No manual required. But adding travel to the recipe makes for a whole new dish. If you’re the type of person who plans your next meal while you’re still eating, you’ve hit the right menu for mouthwatering inspiration across the country. Stomachs, let’s get ready to rumble!

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Ludington Uncovered

By: Holly Bowne

Ludington Uncovered

By: Holly Bowne

Chris and I love everything about Ludington State Park. It’s considered one of Michigan’s best state parks for good reason. Spanning 5,300 acres, it offers incredible natural beauty along with a boatload of outdoor activities such as hiking, kayaking, fishing, camping, bicycling, and tranquil inner-tube floats down the Big Sable River. It’s seriously a vacation all by itself!

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Meow Wolf in Santa Fe

Meow Wolf in Santa Fe

Visit Meow Wolf because no amount of explanation will suffice. And if you’re into craft beer or cider at all, stop by the breweries because no description will quench your thirst.

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The New Derby City

By: Louie Christensen

The New Derby City

By: Louie Christensen

While you would be remiss to skip over the “must sees” that make Louisville an American classic, there are some hidden tracks to explore in Derby City.

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Lay of the Land

Lay of the Land

Where to stay, things to do, sights to see, and restaurants to try in Victoria B.C., Canada. Get valuable information to make the most of your next vacation.

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You Pick: Streetcar Edition

By: Laura Horley, Oakley Hall, Lindsay Lawson, Heather Wuelpern

You Pick: Streetcar Edition

By: Laura Horley, Oakley Hall, Lindsay Lawson, Heather Wuelpern

Take the following quiz to unveil Sun Link Streetcar-inspired itineraries full of good food, amazing art, unique accommodations, and places to create your very own, one-of-a-kind souvenir.

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Foodie Waters Run Deep

By: Katie Jackson

Foodie Waters Run Deep

By: Katie Jackson

From first sips at the brewery to last crumbs from the boat's freshly baked rolls, and every bite in between, our friends' recommendation of Stillwater proved to be a delicious gift.

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Rendezvous in Downtown Cleveland

By: Savanna Sargent

Rendezvous in Downtown Cleveland

By: Savanna Sargent

Cleveland, OH ended up being one of the best trips we had ever taken together.

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Savoring the Escape

By: Marie Lowell

Savoring the Escape

By: Marie Lowell

My boyfriend and I took our pampered pup on vacation to Alpharetta, Georgia, to visit with our friends and take in the sights of the city they’ve been raving about since they’d moved there.

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Making Memories in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

By: Lindsay Lawson

Making Memories in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

By: Lindsay Lawson

It was time to experience Brew City for myself, and I knew who I wanted to be my tour guide.

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You Pick: Twin Cities Edition

You Pick: Twin Cities Edition

Art, history, nature, food, science, beer—it’s hard to plan a trip when there are so many great options. Take this quiz to build a custom itinerary and find inspiration for your next visit to Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota.

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The City in the Pines

By: Lindsay Lawson

The City in the Pines

By: Lindsay Lawson

Flagstaff is one of Arizona’s hidden gems that offers fun activities in sun or snow. Choose the itinerary that matches your vacation inclination, or mix and match the elements that inspire you to book a weekend getaway.

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Flights and Fun in San Diego

By: Christian Wlach

Flights and Fun in San Diego

By: Christian Wlach

When my girlfriend and I were invited to spend time with her parents, it afforded an opportunity to stop in San Diego and experience one of the things San Diego has become known for… beer.

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Mabel Suen

A Solo Traveler’s Adventure in St. Louis, Missouri

By: Rachel Heston-Davis

A Solo Traveler’s Adventure in St. Louis, Missouri

By: Rachel Heston-Davis

Love my people as I do, I wanted an adventure all to myself. I decided on an overnight trip to St. Louis, Missouri.

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Mountain Escape

By: Lindsey Wilhelm

Mountain Escape

By: Lindsey Wilhelm

A couple's getaway in the natural beauty of Boulder, Colorado

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Come for Business, Stay for Delicious, Come Back Anytime

Come for Business, Stay for Delicious, Come Back Anytime

This would have been just a normal business trip were it not for a 10-year anniversary that had me looking for something special.

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Kid-Friendly Itineraries: West Virginia’s Great Outdoors

By: Josh Baldwin

Kid-Friendly Itineraries: West Virginia’s Great Outdoors

By: Josh Baldwin

This mountain getaway hosts scores of road-tripping families and outdoor enthusiasts year-round, with snow sports in the winter and renowned hiking, biking, and water sports throughout the summer.

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Friends with a Travel Pact

By: Rebekah Olsen

Friends with a Travel Pact

By: Rebekah Olsen

Our pact was simple: visit all 50 states over the course of the next 50 years together, one state a year. This year, we wanted to travel to North Carolina.

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True Love Pairings: Beer & Wine, Food & Fun

By: Holly Bacchus

True Love Pairings: Beer & Wine, Food & Fun

By: Holly Bacchus

Traverse City sounded perfect! And on our drive up, we both agreed to keep open minds about sampling each other's favorite beverages.

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5 Miami Nightlife Hot Spots That Aren’t South Beach

By: Heather Raftery

5 Miami Nightlife Hot Spots That Aren’t South Beach

By: Heather Raftery

Explore trendy bars and clubs in The Magic City’s lesser-known neighborhoods.

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All Fun and Games

All Fun and Games

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An Unforgettable Getaway to Stillwater

By: Katie Jackson

An Unforgettable Getaway to Stillwater

By: Katie Jackson

Even after spending just three days in Stillwater, John and I had long ago realized they had every reason to be proud.

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Tucson Taste Buds

By: Oakley Hall, Laura Horley, Heather Wuelpern, Lindsay Lawson, Christine Steele

Tucson Taste Buds

By: Oakley Hall, Laura Horley, Heather Wuelpern, Lindsay Lawson, Christine Steele

There’s no question downtown Tucson is full of great places to eat. To pay homage to awesome restaurants, a group of us pen-wielding locals has decided to showcase favorite downtown dishes.

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Sun-Kissed Winter Reunion

By: Oakley Hall

Sun-Kissed Winter Reunion

By: Oakley Hall

It’s near impossible to get my extended family together for Christmas, so a few years ago my cousin Christine and I instigated a tradition of getting everyone together a couple of weeks prior to the holiday.

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A Revamped Girlfriends Getaway

A Revamped Girlfriends Getaway

Ahead of us lay a sugar-white beach and waves of sparkling water in a brilliant ombré from teal to sapphire, which met sky blue at the horizon.

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A Geeky Tale of Two Bars

By: Tara Foulkrod

A Geeky Tale of Two Bars

By: Tara Foulkrod

I’m a geek who prefers something eclectic and off-the-wall-sort-of-friendly.

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Create and Rejuvenate in Marion County

By: Sally Cable

Create and Rejuvenate in Marion County

By: Sally Cable

It was sprinkling, though the sun was shining just over the mountain as I drove the rolling road through Marion County, West Virginia.

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Good for the Soul Getaway

By: Marissa Selby

Good for the Soul Getaway

By: Marissa Selby

Upon our arrival, based on posters, guides, and restaurant signs, Alex happily pointed out that good food was going to be the focus of our trip.

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