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  • 10 Reasons to Go to Boston This Summer

    Boston is all but empty in the summertime, when the usually student-filled streets and sights are left open to visitors. Here are ten (more) reasons to hit Beantown this summer.

    Posted by Jill Fergus on July 19, 2012 at 2:36:18 PM EDT in Trip Ideas
  • Best Swimsuits for Every Summer Destination

    Make the most of swimsuit season with our top picks to flatter any body type. From itsy, bitsy triangle tops to retro styles, these suits are sure to turn heads.

    Posted by Bee Shapiro on June 15, 2012 at 2:56:38 PM EDT in Travel Tips
  • Taste some of the nation's best wineries at the Nantucket Wine Festival in May

    The Nantucket Wine Festival returns May 16–20, 2012 with over 200 wineries from around the country pouring their finest vintages.

    Posted by Fodor's Editors on April 27, 2012 at 1:00:00 AM EDT in Travel Tips
  • Five Must-Go Classical and Jazz Music Festivals this Summer

    Get those picnic baskets and bottles of wine out. It's time to hit the great outdoors for the annual bevy of summer music festivals that take the country by storm, from Tanglewood to the Hollywood Bowl.

    Posted by Alyssa Kim on April 24, 2012 at 2:08:46 PM EDT in Trip Ideas, Trip Ideas, Hotels
  • Revere Hotel Opens in Boston

    With a nod to Boston's historic past, The Revere Hotel Boston Common will open on Wednesday, marking the 237th anniversary of Paul Revere's legendary ride.

    Posted by Kristine Hansen on April 17, 2012 at 4:02:35 PM EDT in Trip Ideas, Hotels
  • 10 Best Spa Trips for 2012

    Emerge from the long winter with a wellness-inspired pick-me-up—set out for a rejuvenating getaway with one of these 10 best spa trips around the globe. From mountain escapes in the forests of New Hampshire and New York to traditional Thai massages in exotic Bangkok to a Great Barrier Reef-neighboring oasis Down Under (and beyond), our list of top spa trips offers a variety of tempting destinations wide and far that are primed for some well-deserved R & R.

    Posted by Fodor's Guest Blogger on February 27, 2012 at 2:15:35 PM EST in Trip Ideas, Spas
  • Deal Celebrates First Ever Direct Flights from Boston to Asia

    Japanese travel agency KIE/Kintetsu International, in partnership with Japan Airlines, is now offering travelers a multi-day package that includes the first ever non-stop flights from Boston to Tokyo.

    Posted by Kimberly Jaso on February 15, 2012 at 5:53:24 PM EST in Deals, Trip Ideas, News
  • North America's 5 Greenest Hotels

    It’s one thing for a hotel to tout "green" initiatives that smack of sustainability; it’s another thing for properties to actually practice what they preach. We’ve investigated a number of self-proclaimed leaders in the eco-consciousness branch of North America's hotel business. Here are our top picks that leave the others green with envy.

    Posted by Matt Villano on February 15, 2012 at 5:44:17 PM EST in Hotels, 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
  • 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