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The Ultimate Summer Travel Checklist

Summer means vacation. But that signifies different things to different travelers. To ensure that all of your trips go off without a hitch—whether you're headed out on a family road trip, a long-awaited European jaunt, or a relaxed beach retreat—we've rounded up the season's top travel tips. Go Now »

What to Wear: Chic Trip to Montreal
Whether you go for the jazz festival, the art, or the poutine, Montreal makes for a fantastic weekend trip. To make it an ultra chic getaway, follow these style cues.
New York  
Insider's Guide to Brooklyn: Ft. Greene and Prospect Heights
Brooklyn is fast becoming even cooler than Manhattan. Don't believe us? Check out our insider's guide to two of this big borough's neighborhoods.
Travel Tech  
Top Hiking and Camping Gadgets
If the call of the wild is beckoning you outdoors, take heed: these key gadgets will help you set the mood and capture the moment, while staying well-hydrated during the day and warm at night.
Five Top Picks in Cannes (and Beyond)
Cannes is known for its celeb-studded annual film fest. But its sun-drenched beaches, swanky shops, and chic eateries make it a worthy summer destination, even without the red carpet.
News Roundup
Oracle CEO Buys 98% of Hawaiian Island Lanai | Citi and LiveNation Partner Up, Offer Tickets for Points | Bookings and Rates Up for US Hotels this Year
Smart Travel Tip of the Week
See Canada's British Heritage in French Gaspesie.
Top Travel Deals – Editor's Picks

$791* & up -- Europe Late Summer Sale Fares, R/T incl. Tax
Air France

$449 & up -- Weeklong Europe Cruises w/$50 Credit
American Express Travel

$87 & up -- Orlando: Hiltons on Sale thru Summer, Save 20%
Hilton Hotels of Orlando

$169 & up -- Weekends at NYC Marriott & Renaissance Hotels
Marriotts of New York

$139 -- Luxe South Beach Hotel w/$50 Spa Credit (Reg. $319)
Hotel Victor - soon to be Thompson Ocean Drive

$211 -- Austin: AAA 4-Diamond Hotel near Sixth Street
Hilton Austin

$159 -- Antigua Beachfront Room at All-Incl. Resort, 45% Off

$980 -- 5-Night Cayman Islands Vacation incl. Meals & Dives
Brac Reef Beach Resort

$99 & up -- Atlantis Bahamas' Biggest Sale of the Year
Atlantis, Paradise Island, Bahamas

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