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Top U.S. Beaches for 2014

Panoramic view of Duke Kahanamoku Beach in Waikiki, Oahu, Hawaii

The best beach for 2014 is in Hawaii. Find out which Hawaiian beach topped the list and browse the rest of the top 10 for summer travel ideas.

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Adult Sleepover Event at the Museum of Natural History

The American Museum of Natural History announces an adults-only sleepover. A Wyoming resort is offering an elite camp for runners.

Moby-Dick Marathon in Mystic Seaport, Connecticut

The Moby-Dick Marathon, a 24-hour festival in Mystic Seaport, Connecticut, is your chance to hear Herman Melville's novel read aloud in its entirety.

What's On, July 2014: USA Festivals and Events

USA festival and event calendar for July 2014.

State Sides: Deep South Weirdness

The latest USA travel reads for 20 June 2014: Nonfiction and fiction about the Deep South plus train news, the breakfast burrito trail, Harry Potter's Diagon Alley.

Where to Ride a Ferris Wheel

Can't wait for a state fair to ride a Ferris Wheel? These cities have added Ferris Wheels to their rosters of attractions.

Hitchhiking Across America With John Waters in 'Carsick'

John Waters hitchhikes from Baltimore to San Francisco in his new book Carsick. What's the worst that could happen? What's the best that could happen?

Where to Watch the World Cup in the USA

Where to watch the World Cup in cities across the USA.

Check In, Geek Out: The Latest Hotel Tech Amenities

U.S. hotels are luring customers with tech gadgets and amenities. Find out the hotels that are leading the way and the tech amenities they are providing.

State Sides: 'Summah' in Maine, Steinbeck on Camping

The latest USA travel reads for 3 June 2014: "Summah" in Maine, John Steinbeck on camping, and a bacon festival runs out of bacon.

Top Kid-Friendly Airports in the USA

A kid-friendly airport can make family travel a bit less stressful. Here are the U.S. airports with the best family-friendly amenities, from museums to play areas.

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