Looking up at the wooden Goddard covered bridge in Kentucky.

Take a Kentucky Covered Bridges Road Trip

If covered bridges are your passion, northern Kentucky is a great destination. Though we recommend a multiday trip to enjoy the surrounding towns and communities, here’s how to visit all eight of the region’s bridges in a looping day’s drive.

Sunlight bathes rows of grape vines in a Sonoma Valley vineyard.

The Best of Napa & Sonoma

Visiting California Wine Country can be a dizzying proposition, and that’s even before the first bottle has been opened. Here are suggestions for one- or two-day trips that make the most of Napa and Sonoma.

Waves roll in on a resort-lined stretch of golden beach.

The Best Day in San José del Cabo

The perfect day in San José del Cabo revolves around art and food. Baja expert Nikki Goth Itoi suggests a single-day itinerary with weekday or weekend options to help you make the most of your stay.

View of the Houston skyline with the Buffalo Bayou greenbelt in the foreground.

Houston’s Best for Business Travelers

For those visiting Houston on business, travel expert Andy Rhodes shares five mini-itineraries to help visitors make the most of the Bayou City beyond convention centers and hotel rooms.

View of the ocean stretching to the horizon with the ocean floor visible through emerald water.

A Day at Diamond Head

Today, the profile of Diamond Head as seen from Waikiki has become an iconic image, but there’s more to do at this natural wonder than just take a picture for posterity’s sake. Author Kevin Whitton shares some great ways to explore Diamond Head.

California State Capitol Building. Photo © John Painting/123rf.

Sacramento’s People Power: A Day in California’s State Capital

Pop into your state representative’s office inside the Capitol or start a rally outside on the steps. Get inspired by wandering through one of Sacramento’s most fascinating museums. Retrace a famous protest march. Author Christopher Arns proves that no matter how you experience Sacramento, California’s beating political heart, the result is more than memorable.