North America Travel Articles

North America only consists of 3 countries, but Canada, the United States, and Mexico couldn’t be more different from a cultural and travel perspective. With nearly 100 articles, let us help plan your trip to the region.

 
South of the Border: 3 Mexican Road Trips for the Intrepid Traveler
South of the Border: 3 Mexican Road Trips for the Intrepid Traveler Mexico used to be a road tripper's dream but the current drug related violence is making many rethink their plans. Jenn Miller shows you how to balance valid concerns with safety precautions and provides three itineraries for a fabulous south of the border experience.
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Ignore the Myths and Take The Kids to Mexico
Ignore the Myths and Take The Kids to Mexico If you follow conventional wisdom, you'll keep yourself (and your kids) far away from "dangerous" Mexico. Rachel Denning reveals that the orthodoxy is nothing more than urban legend that should be ignored, resulting in a fabulous family travel adventure.
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7 Great American Road Trips for a Long Weekend
7 Great American Road Trips for a Long Weekend When many people consider a "road trip" vacation they automatically think of a week or more and maybe going across country, but Katie Hammel has 7 ideas for excellent trips you can pull off on a 3-day weekend.
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Indie Travel Guide to the Yukon Territory
Indie Travel Guide to the Yukon Territory There's more to the Yukon Territory than just wilderness. See for yourself the wonders of being somewhere in the middle of nowhere.
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Planning a U.S. National Parks Trip
Planning a U.S. National Parks Trip If you'd like to experience the more natural side of the United States, look no further than its nearly 400 national parks. JoAnna Haugen tells you what you need to know before you go.
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5 Reasons to Road Trip the United States
5 Reasons to Road Trip the United States What makes road tripping a uniquely American experience? Jenn Molholt explores the reasons why road trips are a way to connect with our pioneer history in a uniquely indie way.
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10 of the Best Places to Hike in the United States
10 of the Best Places to Hike in the United States After a long winter for many in the US, hiking and outdoors season is upon us. Check out Adam Seper's list of 10 great places to hike in the United States and get out there and go!
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Indie Travel in Canada for $60 Per Day
Indie Travel in Canada for $60 Per Day Home to glitzy modern cities, arctic tundra, boreal forests, rocky mountains, glaciers, prairies, oil sands, and over 100,000 lakes, Pamela MacNaughtan reveals how you can discover the wonders of Canada on a budget.
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Mexico: It’s More Than Just Beaches
Mexico: It’s More Than Just Beaches While many travelers prefer the white sandy beaches and azure blue waters of Mexico's tourist hotspots, Pamela MacNaughtan gives four reasons why you should leave the beach behind and travel through interior Mexico.
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Traditional Mexican Food and Drink
Traditional Mexican Food and Drink Tex-Mex is most people’s introduction to Mexican flavors, but the food is quite different to traditional Mexican fare. After eating her way through Mexico, Jo Fitzsimons explains why you shouldn’t order fajitas and margaritas in Mexico, and what you should try instead.
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