Where to Weekend: 48 Hours in Cape Town

Cape Town is a stunning city and nearly all visitors to South Africa, whether they come for the safaris, wine country, culture, or beaches, will have a short brush with “the Mother City.” Here's your primer on making the most of a brief visit, with personally vetted picks for the perfect way to stay and play with just 48 hours in Cape Town.

6 Reasons to Visit Cape Town Now

South Africa's star city has personality and an overabundance of style. Check out our favorite picks and book your trip now while Cape Town's summer is still hot.

What to Pack: Cape Town

This sunny South African city is a pleasant destination nearly any time of year. Here are some tips on what to bring so you can enjoy the city's many splendors.