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Athens, Austen, and Undiscovered Asia: Week in Review

Posted by Fodor's Editors on August 3, 2013 at 11:58:31 AM EDT | Post a Comment

This week ran the gamut. We talked trips for literature buffs, museums worth a transatlantic flight, and the most iconic US road trips. We peeled the curtain back on where to go next in Asia if you've done the beaten-path thing already and we gave your kids a bunch of stuff to do in Chicago. Does that sound like stuff you want to miss out on?

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5 Literary Itineraries in the English Lake District

Few destinations are as closely linked to literature as England's Lake District. Long-loved by iconic authors (and their characters), it's filled to the brim with historic homes and idyllic scenes.

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Top 10 Things to Do with Kids in Chicago

Beyond the familiar Cubs game at Wrigley Field and famous cheesy deep dish pizza, Chicago is jam-packed with other kid-pleasing activities. Check out our list of the top 10 activities for kids in the Windy City.

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4 US Road Trips to Take Before You Die

Road trips are a favorite summer pastime and there are endless drives to take in the US. But there are a few that are truly iconic, passing stunning scenes and charming towns. Here are the 4 you just can't miss.

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5 Reasons to Spend an Extra Day in Athens

Ask around and most people will tell you to spend as short a layover as possible in Athens before booking it to the islands. We say: Stick around. Athens has great local flavor and tons to explore.

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Undiscovered Asia: The 5 Places to Go Next

From backpackers to businessmen, luxury seekers to religious pilgrims, all kinds of travelers are drawn to Asia. Stray from the beaten path with these 5 underrated destinations from Burma to Borneo.

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15 Museums Worth Traveling For

From the Musee D'Orsay to the Tate Modern, these 15 museums make us want to pack our bags and spend a day or more browsing their amazing collections.

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