When is it worth the splurge for first-class rail tickets in Europe and places far beyond?
Museums and monuments get top priority from many travelers. But for some of us, there's something equally fascinating about visiting houses of worship, even when they represent beliefs that aren't our own.
Do not apply the pay-for-it-later mentality to your next vacation. Armed with these practical suggestions, your dream vacation may be more affordable than you think.
We asked readers to share photos of their favorite beaches. Soothing, right? Maybe it's time to start thinking about a sunny getaway.
Enough talk about drifting cruise ships with overflowing toilets -- that's cruising's rare dark side. On the other hand, how about a four-story waterslide, lots of kids' programming and a private island?
Bimini is a tiny land of simple pleasures. "Swim, eat, drink, work, read, talk, read, fish, fish, swim, drink, sleep." That's Bimini, summed up by a character in Ernest Hemingway's novel "Islands in the Stream."
Post-Gaddafi, the northern African desert state is less restricted and an altogether more welcoming destination.
Rainbows of color, spice-market smells, an urban orchestra of sounds: Morocco can be overwhelming at first.
Inhabitants of Quebec pride themselves on being different from their neighbors. This is French soil, with a language police and its own holiday that's more fervently celebrated than Canada Day.
There's no shortage of passion on the topic of Disney: It's pure magic for many travelers, but for others the princesses and the commercialism put Disney's empire firmly on their must-not-see lists.
Dan Condon believes in recycling. Just not when it comes to his hotel towels. If hotels can't convince a hybrid-driving recycling enthusiast like Condon to go green while traveling, how can they convince everyone else?
Preston Henn's new Gulfstream G650 made him "feel like a million dollars." For a plane that costs $65 million, feeling like $1 million might seem like a disappointment. But you get the picture.
Imagine kicking back on a private island in the Bahamas where the staff caters to your every whim.
Some people think the only cure for the doldrums of winter is sunshine. Far from it. Why not up the ante? Don't suffer snow and ice at home when you can really do winter vacations and ice holidays in style.
We've all got them: places that live large in imagination or memory, begging us to hop on a plane to uncover their delicious mysteries. Here a handful of CNN correspondents name their dream destinations.
Bizarre is in the eye of the beholder.
Hankering to see some happy feet? Antarctica is far from your only option.
We can't visit Mars (yet), but our own planet's unique terrain presents plenty of landscapes with an out-of-this-world feel. Check out iReporters' otherworldly photos, which cover a lot of ground on Earth.
Nice, France, draws celebrities and tourists from all over the world -- for good reason. Check out iReporters' snapshots to see why.
We can't take every summer vacation we'd like to take, but CNN iReporters can certainly take us to some of those places. Here, iReporters share some of their summer travels and photos, which cover a lot of terrain.
The British and U.S. Virgin Islands offer crystal blue waters and beautifully serene escapes. iReporters shared their photos with us.
As Valentine's Day approaches, we explore all of Paris' glittering allure through the beautiful photos submitted by our iReporters.
Mark Collier grew up in the mountains of Vermont. Every autumn, he would see an influx of tourists flood his state to get a glimpse of the brilliant fall leaves. He didn't get what the big deal was, but he understands now.
London is brimming with historic and iconic sights that create perfect picture postcards. iReporters take us on their own personal tour of London's best with their photos.
The boundary between Tennessee and North Carolina might be one of the loveliest border crossings ever: It's the crest of Great Smoky Mountains National Park and an inviting stretch of wilderness for summer travelers.
If you're of the opinion that the only thing better than viewing great art is owning it, put these destinations on your travel itinerary.
It's no surprise that travelers flock to Paris, New York and London.
These aren't your typical Southern escapes. From an African safari-style tent in Texas Hill Country to skeet shooting from a former Coast Guard station 34 miles offshore, these spots offer a little something different.