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.

 
Miami Nice – Family Fun in South Beach, Florida
Miami Nice – Family Fun in South Beach, Florida Traveling to South Beach with toddlers may not be an obvious choice, what with the drag shows, 36 oz. giant drinks, and scantily-clad bodies everywhere, but Michelle Lafleur will show you that there are enough kid-friendly activities to keep little ones entertained on a budget that parents can afford.
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Leave your heart in San Francisco
Leave your heart in San Francisco The foggy city by the bay will leave you seduced by the chilled-out vibe, worn out by rolling hills, sated by fresh fusion cooking and blissed out by hazy California afternoons. San Francisco will charm you for sure but be warned: it may also claim your heart.
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The First-Timer’s Guide to Hot Air Balloon Festivals in the U.S
The First-Timer’s Guide to Hot Air Balloon Festivals in the U.S Expecting an aching neck from looking skyward, Kimberly Damon discovered a lot more to do at a hot air balloon festival, including getting up close and personal with a 900lb silk cow, kicking back with live music, and how to take a balloon "ride" without spending a fortune.
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Liberty Station, San Diego’s New Tourist Attraction
Liberty Station, San Diego’s New Tourist Attraction When Teresa Bergen was growing up across the street from San Diego's Naval Training Center, civilians were barred from the huge tract of land. Now Teresa -- and everybody else -- can shop, dine, run, bike, attend performances and festivals, and admire the nautical details of the old navy buildings. Liberty Station is poised to become San Diego's major new arts and culture district.
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Alternatives for Popular Tourist Destinations in the US
Alternatives for Popular Tourist Destinations in the US Tourist destinations can be overhyped, overpriced, and overcrowded, which is why Kristen Kuchar recommends nearby alternatives for travel in the States.
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Six US National Parks You’ve Probably Never Visited
Six US National Parks You’ve Probably Never Visited True nature lovers wanting to visit their tax dollars at work without all the crowds should consider visiting these national parks, which Cherrye Moore points out are not as popular as they probably should be.
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Going Abroad in Your Own Country
Going Abroad in Your Own Country Kristen Kuchar sets out to discover if she can really have an Indie travel experience in her own country.
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4 Reasons to Return to the Burn – Burning Man Festival, Black Rock City, Nevada
4 Reasons to Return to the Burn – Burning Man Festival, Black Rock City, Nevada Forget overcrowded festivals with big music acts on large stages. Check out Jo Bull’s four favorite aspects of the unique Burning Man festival.
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Six Little Italy Neighborhoods Across the United States
Six Little Italy Neighborhoods Across the United States Italy is one of the most popular travel destinations, but not everyone can make a trip to the Bel Paese. Instead, Robin Locker shows us that a dose of Italian culture, food and fun can be found at these Little Italy neighborhoods across the United States.
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The Mexican Coast You Didn’t Expect: Four Reasons to Visit Mazatlan
The Mexican Coast You Didn’t Expect: Four Reasons to Visit Mazatlan Think all Mexican beach resort towns are alike? Think again. Mazatlan offers all the perks of a resort town with the historic charm of a post-colonial city, and all at a budget-friendly price. Winter getaway, here we come!
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