Grapes on the vine at Carolyn's Sakonnet Vineyard.

Exploring Rhode Island’s Sakonnet Peninsula

Tourism isn’t discouraged in the Sakonnet Peninsula, but you won’t find many places to stay or things to do. Here’s a guide for travelers who are seeking a genuine Rhode Island experience.

Reykjavík is the most compact capital city in all of Europe.

City of the Moment: Reykjavík

The most compact capital city in all of Europe, Reykjavík is the city of the moment, easy to get around and even easier to enjoy. You’ll find a friendly, enthusiastic culture, an internationally recognized music and arts scene, and stunning nature surrounding the city.

Svartifoss waterfall in Skatftafell National Park.

East Iceland and the Eastfjords Travel Planning

Tips on planning your time in East Iceland, where you find the actual “ice” of Iceland, and the Eastfjords, home to active volcanoes and remote, unspoiled beauty, including area overviews, main attractions, and highlights,

Rai Le beach in Krabi, Thailand.

Planning Your Time on Thailand’s Andaman Coast

How you plan your time on the Andaman Coast depends mostly on what you want to get out of your vacation. Here’s a look at where to base yourself and plan for diving, island-hopping, or good ol’ fashioned beach bumming.

A sailboat in the water near Newport Bridge at twilight.

Rhode Island Travel Planning: When to Go

Rhode Island has appeal in every season. Autumn means brilliant red and orange foliage, apple picking, and hayrides; spring is an excuse to seek any of over two dozen state parks; summer is for beaches; and winter calls for cozying up in seaside B&Bs.

Visitors approach the Avenue of Flags at Mount Rushmore National Monument.

Planning a Visit to Mount Rushmore and the Central Hills

Mount Rushmore and the small cities and tourist industries that grew up around it are filled with sights and activities to delight just about every kind of traveler. It is possible to spend as little as a day here, or a full two weeks and more. Here’s how to plan your time exploring the region.