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With incredible panoramas and luxe service, these lakefront stays will make you rethink your next beach vacation.
See stunning shots from around the world, and be sure to come back every day for a new image.
Pack some patience and take our advice to have a sane Thanksgiving trip during the year's busiest travel season.
If you're heading to the Northeast for Thanksgiving, you might want to get an early start.
Furore over reported 500 euro fines for rolling luggage prompts denial from city's special commissioner.
Venice has for years battled against rising waters. Now it's facing a new threat -- wheeled suitcases.
Laucala Island resort in Fiji allows guests access to a James Bond-style mini-submarine as part of its resort fee.
Got more money than sense and want to leave your mark on an ancient city? Authorities in Rome have the answer...
Scary vertical views get scarier when the glass beneath your feet starts breaking. Luckily there was no danger when it happened in London.
In his upcoming CNN show, "The Wonder List," Bill Weir travels the globe to find people, places and creatures that might someday be lost forever.
Take your hand out of the turkey's body cavity and turn off the football game to make some new Thanksgiving traditions with friends and family.
Sally Kohn: Please don't ask me to give up my seat on an plane flight. When I decline, I feel like a jerk.
Jarrett Martin was paralyzed when an aerial stunt went wrong. Now he's back in the air, and teaching others to jump.
These quirky and beautiful subway stops make commuting look fun.
How Zaha Hadid's Cambodian genocide memorial is breaking away from stereotypes of commemorative architecture.
"The Walking Dead" has sparked tourism for the state of Georgia, where the AMC show is filmed.
If you've traveled to, or through, Atlanta, you've seen the airport and the traffic. Stay a little longer and the city will share its best secrets with you.
Luxury vintage Land Rover tours explore Bedouin backwaters without bashing up precious dunes.
A new wing technology may join the list of NASA innovations that have made air travel safer and more convenient.
Plans are underway to build the world's tallest -- and possibly most terrifying -- roller coaster at an Orlando, Florida, theme park due to open in 2017.
Cities around the world have closed the brew gap, but Portland, Oregon's innovative scene continues to grow, evolve and lead the beer pack.
From gourmet hotdogs to Sevillian tapas, the food served in these London restaurants is worth lining up for.
When a couple left scathing comments on a travel review website that a hotel in northern England they had stayed at was a "filthy, dirty rotten stinking hovel," they thought no more about it.
Travel photos open windows to the unknown.
Joining the ranks of pilgrims tackling Adam's Peak rewards the hiker with a spiritual awakening, or at least stunning sunrise.
Get ready for fun in the sun on these award-winning cruise ships.
Victoria Falls, Africa's most famous waterfall, is inspiring a tourist boom.
Beautifully designed new travel document reveals image of Northern Lights when placed under UV light.
New concept offering luxury rooms in ancient dwellings keeps ancient beautiful villages from falling into ruin.
Self-taught Iranian photographer gains rare access to shoot religious buildings as they've never been seen.
Heading off to spot the Big Five?
These guys tried to ride every single Walt Disney World ride in one day.
Folk artist Howard Finster's "Paradise Garden" in northern Georgia is undergoing a restoration.
People never cease to find amazing ways to make water more incredible than it already is. Here are 15 examples.
Brutal property baron's former fiefdom now home to incredible array of museums, boutique hotels and a vintage cinema.
The latest norovirus outbreak aboard the Princess Cruises' Crown Princess has infected 172 people, the CDC says.
New clean-burning airline jet engines aim to save fuel and money while flying billions of passengers.
The TSA airport screening process shows how passengers have creatively failed to smuggle illegal substances.
An artist in the Netherlands has created a brilliant tribute to Vincent van Gogh -- a bike path that glows in the dark.
As the G20 Leaders' Summit kicks off, Brisbane is emerging from the shadows of Melbourne and Sydney.
In the cultural haven of Chiang Mai, the temples and religious reverence is what you'd expect.
Eurostar's new e320 train will deliver you from London to Paris (or Brussels, or Amsterdam) at 200 mph. Now that's high-speed.
Consider yourself lucky if work brings you to China's most cosmopolitan city. Here's how to cram the best of Shanghai into a business trip.
We journeyed down Alaska's Seward Highway when a story appeared before us like a supernatural vision.
A New York native shows you the town, top picks for karaoke, pastrami, movie theaters and long walks included.
A part of the Learjet flying U2 lead singer Bono was missing when the aircraft landed in Berlin on Wednesday.
Beyond reggae and track icons, there are many fascinating things about Jamaica that make this island stand out.
Rovos Rail's epic trips pamper passengers with fine dining, vintage comfort and even a hot tub.
Members of More than Aware, a breast cancer group, and their allies sought to set a record for the most people having breakfast in bed.
Time to book a warm weather vacation, and here are some all-inclusive to take the worry out of travel planning.
A new report looks at 7 million traveler reviews to determine which destinations have the highest rated accommodations.
Frank Ramano says his 6-year-old dog, Ty, was lost by Delta Airlines during an October 31 trip from Los Angeles to Tampa, Florida.
Jennifer Lauren's recent airline showdown is schoolgirl stuff compared to some of our fave star freak-outs.
The Loi Krathong festival has been celebrated throughout Thailand for centuries, usually to mark the end of the rainy season.
Another winter, another season of flight delays? Maybe not, if you pick the right airport for your flight.
Landmark crossing over the River Thames becomes latest global attraction to install vertical drop views.
He crossed war zones, dodged crocodiles and ate rat stew. Find out why he says his 3,750-mile journey on foot was 'the best time of my life'
Displaying everything from Catherine the Great's "naughty chair" to a 5.5-foot long whale penis, these erotica exhibits aren't for the prudish.
From embarrassing photo op to embarrassing photo op, APEC never fails to deliver.
A proposed fee increase at some U.S. national parks means exploring our natural wonders may cost more by summer.
Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan was arrested after allegedly assaulting a member of airline staff and headbutting a police officer, police say.
No trip around the continent is complete without sampling its oddest offal-based snacks. Then again ...
Whether or not you get to shake the Dalai Lama's hand, the hills around Dharamsala offer a spiritual journey full of energy.
Provincetown has sunlight that inspires artists and writers, and a welcoming spirit that does not discriminate.
First restored Corvette damaged by museum sinkhole back in February has been unveiled.
Upside down, a couple of miles above the Kennedy Space Center,we get a test ride in stomach-turning F-16.
Cape Town is overrun by farms. They're spilling out of parking lots, overtaking lawns, and growing out of TV sets
Long gone are the days when hotel restaurants were a last resort for tired travelers resigned to over-priced, bland meals.
UK's Heathrow Airport pairs destinations with fragrances to evoke long distance travel.
Spirit Airlines survey: Here's what travelers really hate about airlines.
Bumper cars, a skydiving simulator and robot bartenders are just a few of the cool features on Royal Caribbean's new Quantum of the Seas.
Many U.S. and Asian workers don't use all their vacation days, survey finds.
In the past, the world's chill-seekers might have ventured to Thailand to get their massage fix. In the future, they're more apt to be Africa-bound.
Vintage helicopters, ziplines, private flying safaris offer new, spectacular views of wildlife and rugged terrain.
A veritable Noah's Ark of indigenous and introduced species populates Sir Bani Yas island, once an inhospitable salt dome island in the Arabian Gulf.
The "wilds" of Europe? Surprisingly, yes. Don't forget to bring your bear rifle.
Spotting big beasts in Africa needn't involve roughing it. At these luxury camps, hot showers and clean toilets are as easy to find as big game.
Pandas, orangutans, sea turtles -- you can still see these threatened creatures in the wild, but probably not for long.
The Hellfire Pass Memorial Museum commemorates the notorious Death Railway that costs thousands of POW lives in World War II.
Amazing art, business etiquette lessons and a "running concierge" ... these 11 hotels prove that business hotels don't have to be boring.
In "Old Florida," the Deep South intermingles with the tropics at places that thrived a century ago but are often overlooked today.
Here's the first look at George Lucas' upcoming $300-million art museum.
Blond hair, blue eyes, yak meat. Author David Eimer explores the Chinese ethnic minorities that defy stereotypes.
Touching down on the otherworldly landscape that stars as a distant planet in one of the year's most hyped movies.
Robot dinosaurs, Lego men and Spider-Man -- all could become Dubai's newest residents as the city is set to house a slew of new theme parks.
American woman traveling solo in Timor-Leste detained since September 5 after sharing cab with a stranger carrying methamphetamine.
Calling all Elizabeth Gallaghers in Canada: Would you like a free trip around the world? One Reddit user is offering just that.
Lookin' good, Trivago Guy. Thanks to a stylist, he's gotten a makeover -- though we're not sure about the belt.
Global gourmets frequently place this northern Spanish city atop their culinary bucket list -- and that's before they've tried the local tapas.
To commemorate the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, we asked readers to share their favorite things about the city.
Love was in the air on Sunday for Dottie Coven and Keith Stewart.
Record-breaking daredevil Nik Wallenda completed Sunday what he had called his most challenging feat to date.
Ignore "Gone Girl." Small town America doesn't have to burn relationships, it can rekindle them.
Tokyoites may brag about having the most Michelin stars in the world, but Hong Kongers can actually eat in them without breaking the bank.
Up in the mountains and across deep chasms, these bridges are both spectacular and terrifying.
Luis Simoes has visited 29 countries in the past two years, traversing Europe and Asia and documenting every step.
Close one eye, and it could almost -- almost -- pass for a regular underground train. Close the other, and it looks like a space shuttle from Star Trek.
The airliner cockpit of the future could include voice recognition, touch-screen steering, "synthetic vision" -- and just one pilot.