The 10-Day Best of Utah’s National Parks

Despite their proximity, visiting all of Utah’s national parks is a bit complicated because of the rugged terrain, so you must plan on a lot of driving. The following itinerary only scratches the surface of what there is to see, but after this sampler, you’ll know where to focus your next Utah adventure.

The Best of Nicaragua in Two Weeks

Like other countries in the region, Nicaragua has a popular, carved-out tourist route based on its principal, most-developed attractions. Nicaragua’s beaten path is made up of the Granada–Ometepe–San Juan del Sur circuit, which can be done in about one week; save another week for tackling the northwestern lowlands and a third week for the Atlantic coast or Río San Juan. This helpful itinerary will get you on your way.

The Best of Eastern Oregon in One Week

Jettison your notions of Oregon as a cloud-enshrouded dark-green spot on the map and get set for expansive views, lots of wildlife, and a dose of the West in this tour of an area sometimes referred to as “Oregon’s outback.”

The 10-Day Best of Guatemala

If you have only 10 days, you can enjoy the best that Guatemala has to offer. This itinerary will help you see as much as you can in a short amount of time without running ragged. After all, it’s a vacation.

The Best of Costa Rica in Two Weeks

Few visitors have time to explore Costa Rica from tip to toe, but this two-week itinerary takes in half a dozen of the best national parks, a potpourri of active adventures, and many of the best sights.

Road Tripping the California Coast

Looking for the ultimate California road trip? With this printable travel map and two-week itinerary, you’ll be set to enjoy the craggy curving coastline of the Pacific Coast Highway.

Touring New England: Small-Town Flavor

This nine-day tour takes advantage of the fall foliage that most visitors to New England come to see, along with the countryside of white-steeple churches and red farmhouses. Along the way, it presents the opportunity to sample some of the simpler pleasures of the region—hot apple cider, tart cheddar cheese, and maple sugar candy.

Road Trip: Calgary to Vancouver in One Week

Truckers make the trip between western Canada’s two largest cities in 12 or so hours, but you’re on vacation, so plan on expanding the drive to a weeklong sojourn that will—eventually—get you to Vancouver. Here’s a seven-day itinerary for the trip.