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  • Best US Ski Resorts for Families

    Many ski resorts will try to woo you with promises of fun on the slopes for every age. But not all have chocolate chip cookies on the mountain, kid-only gondolas, and free lift tickets for young ones. These top resorts do.

    Posted by Fodor's Guest Blogger on November 16, 2012 at 5:19:10 PM EST in Outdoors, Family
  • Halloween Idea: Ghost Hunting Hotels

    You got a costume, stocked up on candy corn, and put fake cobwebs everywhere, but something (someone?) is missing. It's probably ghosts! Hunt them down at these fun, spooky, historic hotels.

    Posted by Blane Bachelor on October 09, 2012 at 1:32:25 PM EDT in Hotels, Trip Ideas
  • Finding Great Food in Boulder, Colorado

    When you think of the food you'd find in Boulder, granola bars may be the first thing to pop in your head. Not so. Boulder is brimming with fantastic, trip-worthy restaurants, like these top 5.

    Posted by Jimmy Im on September 13, 2012 at 3:27:48 PM EDT in Restaurants
  • Insider's Guide to Telluride, Colorado

    You know Telluride for its white powder slopes in the winter and fun summer weekend festivals, but fall is a fantastic time to visit. From hiking to mountain-side fine dining, here's our insider's guide.

    Posted by Jessica Dupuy on September 11, 2012 at 12:12:40 PM EDT in Trip Ideas, Outdoors
  • Where to Go This Fall

    Fall is the time for savvy travels, with slashed prices, fewer crowds, and cooler temps. Whether its far-flung (Croatia, South Africa) or close-by (Colorado, Miami), here are our top destinations this season.

    Posted by Blane Bachelor on September 10, 2012 at 3:04:43 PM EDT in Trip Ideas
  • Great Fall Foliage Trips Across the Country

    It's hard not to dread summer's end. That is, until you remember the technicolor season ahead. Trips like these—from California to Montana—fill the fall with fallen leaves and heaps of fun.

    Posted by Jordan Simon on August 27, 2012 at 6:26:42 PM EDT in Trip Ideas, Outdoors
  • 5 Best Microbreweries in Denver

    Drinking beer in Colorado is almost a religious experience; it continually ranks in the top 5 states for US beer production (and, we assume, consumption). Stop into these top microbreweries to see why.

    Posted by Fodor's Guest Blogger on August 22, 2012 at 1:10:12 PM EDT in Trip Ideas
  • Best Outdoor Summer Movie Series (Still Going On)

    As the last weeks of summer arrive, we find ourselves clinging to warm weather activities, like catching a movie under the stars. Here are the best outdoor movie series continuing through September. Here's to denial!

    Posted by Kristine Hansen on August 02, 2012 at 4:02:56 PM EDT in Arts & Culture
  • Where to go Glamping Across the U.S.

    Glamping—glamorous camping—lets you enjoy the great outdoors without giving up little daily luxuries. Here are our six favorite glamping spots across the country.

    Posted by Bee Shapiro on May 14, 2012 at 2:37:10 PM EDT in Trip Ideas, Trip Ideas, Outdoors
  • Top Travel Rewards from Airline, Hotel, and Credit Card Programs

    Spring is in the air and summer vacation is just on the horizon, making it prime time for travel rewards holders to cash in their points and miles for trips. Whether you've racked up rewards credits via airline, hotel, or credit card programs, lots of juicy trips are currently up for grabs.

    Posted by Cathleen McCarthy on April 20, 2012 at 11:43:46 AM EDT in Deals, Travel Tips, Rewards Programs
  • Cannondale Introduces New Worldwide Bike Tours

    Cycling enthusiasts can look to bike-maker Cannondale's newly launched bike tours for their next bike-themed vacation. The tours follow the routes of legendary pro tours in America and Europe, but combine physical exertion with plenty of sightseeing and pampered recovery time factored in.

    Posted by Deanna Cioppa on April 09, 2012 at 3:24:33 PM EDT in Trip Ideas, News
  • 7 Top Triathlons in Vacation-Worthy U.S. Destinations

    With warmer weather on its way (read: skimpier clothing both in the city and on the beach), motivate your fitness routine by signing up for a triathlon. Here, we’ve rounded up seven great triathlons in vacation-worthy destinations across the United States.

    Posted by Bee Shapiro on March 29, 2012 at 2:49:20 PM EDT in Trip Ideas, Trip Ideas
  • 6 Epic Easter Egg Events

    Easter egg hunts are a time-honored tradition. With humble beginnings in quaint backyards where basket-toting children searched eagerly for hidden candy-filled eggs, the hunts nowadays have grown into full-blown, world-class quests, featuring mega prizes and hundreds of thousands of eggs. From Fabergé’s citywide scavenge in London to a helicopter egg drop in the Midwest, these are not the neighborhood egg hunts of yesteryear. Plus, they provide egg-ceptional value (sorry, we couldn't resist): Each is free to attend.

    Posted by Fodor's Guest Blogger on March 20, 2012 at 1:30:59 PM EDT in Trip Ideas
  • Best Spa Weekend Escapes

    Sometimes, a girl just needs to get away for the weekend for a little relaxation and rejuvenation. At these luxury hotels, ladies can pamper themselves while indulging in the finest spa treatments. Just make sure you don’t enjoy yourself so much that you miss work on Monday!

    Posted by Fodor's Guest Blogger on February 14, 2012 at 4:08:00 PM EST in Trip Ideas, Spas, Trip Ideas
  • Top 10 Places to Travel this Spring

    From chic new hotels to can't-miss art events, the season's top destinations are blossoming with fresh experiences. Whether you'd like to revel in the music at Prague's spring music festival, taste wines near the vines in Paso Robles, or mingle with Tuscan locals before the summer crowds arrive, these trips are sure to brighten your season.

    Posted by Elissa Richard on February 14, 2012 at 2:00:46 PM EST in Trip Ideas
  • Frontier Airlines Announces New Denver Routes

    Frontier Airlines announced last week that it will be launching five new routes from its hub in Denver, Colorado.

    Posted by Deanna Cioppa on February 13, 2012 at 4:46:43 PM EST in News, Airlines, Travel Tips
  • 4 Exclusive Ski Resort Deals

    With at least two solid ski months left in the winter season, we see no excuse not to get your schuss on, especially when we’ve brokered some great ski deals just for Fodorites. Prime mountain lodges in Sundance, Vail, Breckenridge, and Interlaken are offering peak-season discounts of up to 30 percent.

    Posted by Stephanie Johnnidis on February 07, 2012 at 11:04:38 AM EST in Trip Ideas
  • Learn how to save energy for skiing when in Denver

    Learn how to save energy for skiing when in Denver.

    Posted by Fodor's Editors on February 05, 2012 at 1:00:00 AM EST in Travel Tips
  • Best Hotel Ice Skating Rinks

    Hotels and resorts often transform into winter wonderlands to attract guests during the chilly season, but because decorations in the lobby only go so far, many properties have hopped on the pop-up ice skating rink trend. Whether staying at swanky urban spot in New York, or a mountain getaway in Vail, we've rounded up our favorites from around the world.

    Posted by Cathleen McCarthy on February 03, 2012 at 4:14:20 PM EST in Hotels
  • 5 Best Resorts for Ski Trips this Season

    While the lack of snowfall across the U.S. and Canada has made this year's ski season less than ideal, a host of resorts are riding all-time highs when it comes to new amenities and adventures. From zipline tours, to a free fall waterslide, to old-fashioned sledding, there are plenty of activities to keep you busy on and off the mountain.

    Posted by Fodor's Guest Blogger on January 25, 2012 at 2:28:20 PM EST in Trip Ideas