Fodor’s Week in Travel: Take a Different Perspective

It's easy to plan your vacation with tried-and-true itineraries, but look outside the box for your next trip. From booking a stay at a Sri Lankan boutique hotel rather than a big-name brand to viewing the Grand Canyon in its off-season, our weekly roundup will provide you with creative spins on your upcoming travels.

5 Unique Ways to See the Grand Canyon

Mule ride into the Grand Canyon

Beat the crowds and get a one-of-a-kind look at the Grand Canyon with these five tips.

Sri Lanka's Best Boutique Hotels 

Casa Columbo Collection, Columbo

Ditch well-known resorts and opt for a more charming and hospitable stay at these boutique hotels.

World's Best Hot-Air Balloon Rides 

Cappadocia, Turkey

Glide over idyllic landscapes and UNESCO World Heritage Sites to sightsee from remarkable outlooks.

15 Amazing Mid-Century Modern Hotels in the U.S.

Hotel Lautner

Transport yourself 50 years back and stay at one of these gorgeous mid-century-inspired hotels.