Waves roll in on beautiful Bondi Beach in Sydney, Australia.

Plan a 2-Week Vacation to Sydney & the Great Barrier Reef

Dividing your time between Australia’s greatest city and its greatest natural wonder presents an interesting challenge, given the embarrassment of riches they offer. Two weeks gives you time to cover sights and activities that need to ticked off anybody’s must-do list, along with some personal favorites.

View of a lake from the High Road to Taos.

Plan a Two Week New Mexico Road Trip

You could conceivably explore New Mexico for a month or so, seeking out ever more obscure towns, but two weeks gives just enough time to appreciate the distinct character of the cities and enjoy a few bumpy back roads.

A plateau of smooth mossy stones offers a dramatic view of Maine greenery and the ocean dotted with small islands.

Best of the Maine Coast in Two Weeks

This itinerary from Maine expert Hilary Nangle covers all of the state’s coastal regions in two weeks. If you have more time, you’ll be rewarded if you spend longer in any of the locations—especially Mount Desert Island.