by AOL Travel Staff. Posted Jun 12th 2013 12:40 PM
For Father's Day, don't take your dad any old place for a round of golf, a plate of slow-cooked ribs or a quiet afternoon fishing on a lake. Take him for a round of golf, a plate of slow-cooked ribs or a quiet afternoon fishing on a lake – but at a place that cares about fathers so much that fatherhood is central its existence. Take your dad to a place that doesn't just welcome fathers, but reveres them so much that the word father – or daddy, or padre, or papa – is right there in the name, sometimes even in neon.
Any of these 11 great Father's Day destinations in the United States (loosely) named after fathers should do the trick.
by MapQuest Discover. Posted Jun 11th 2013 02:52 PM
by AOL Travel Staff. Posted Jun 10th 2013 12:01 PM
A typical must-do list for travelers to Italy runs as long as the Appian Way. You must see the Vatican. You must commune with David and the diners at The Last Supper. You must go back in time to 79 A.D. in Pompeii. You must wander around Venice until you get lost. A list can go on and on and on.
Italy offers so many significant things to do, though, that unless you've got a year or two, it's hard to actually do everything. Yet one thing makes on everyone's list: You must eat in Italy. For sustenance, of course, but also because Italy's cuisine is among the most celebrated in the world.
by MapQuest Discover. Posted Jun 7th 2013 09:25 AM
For some people, vacations are meant for chillin' out, relaxing on beachy verandas and maximizing the pampering. But if you have spring fever and have bigger goals of counteracting your hedonism with a big physical challenge, it might be time for a trip you need to train for. Whether you're an ardent runner or an occasional plodder, we've found ten events worth every heartbeat you'll spend on said vacation. Here's to your health.
by Susan MacCallum-Whitcomb. Posted Jun 6th 2013 03:32 PM
Tired of being connected 24/7? A beach house is a wonderful place to take a break. After you've done the requisite vacation prep at work (alerting colleagues or clients, delegating tasks if required; you know the drill), following these steps will help you cut the electronic umbilical cord and truly get away from it all.
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