North America

Although it includes 23 countries and nine territories, travel destinations in North America are dominated by Canada, Mexico, and the United States.

Arizona Wildflowers Guide: The Best Places to See Wildflowers in Arizona

A Guide to Arizona Wildflowers

From late February through October, something is blooming in the Sonoran Desert nearly all year long. My favorite time to visit is spring, especially when a wet winter results in a “super bloom.” Here’s how to identify the orange, purple, red, and yellow Arizona wildflowers that cover the desert floor like a blanket and accent …

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Ease Back into Travel: Local Adventures and Day Trips from Kansas City

Ease Back into Travel: Local Adventures and Day Trips from Kansas City

Americans taking their first tentative steps away from home have different post-pandemic thresholds for adventure. While some travelers have their sights set on faraway destinations and are fearlessly boarding flights, many are seeking summer vacations that are closer to home. Whether you’re seeking adventures in your backyard, day trips from Kansas City, or road trip …

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9 Stunning Must-See Yosemite Waterfalls at Yosemite National Park

Vernal Fall at Yosemite National Park

While Yosemite National Park is forever linked to Half Dome, the massive granite monolith immortalized by landscape photographer Ansel Adams, it’s also home to many fabulous flowing waterfalls. Bridalveil and Yosemite Falls are two of the most famous Yosemite waterfalls, but here are several others you’ll want to check out when you visit Yosemite National …

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5 Little Known Facts About the Kennedy Family Graves at Arlington National Cemetery

Kennedy Tram Stop Sign

When President John F. Kennedy’s burial was televised on November 25, 1963, it was the first time Americans from coast to coast could participate in the funeral of a leader without being physically present. And by selecting the 624-acre site in the nation’s capital, rather than a plot in the family’s home state of Massachusetts, …

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How to Speak Yankee – A Guide for People Who Speak Queen’s English

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The differences in verb tenses, vocabulary, and pronunciation can make it harder than you might think for two English speakers to communicate. This picture guide to the differences between British English and American English will help those who have learned Queen’s English know how to speak Yankee when visiting the United States. After traveling extensively …

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12 Famous Graves to Visit in Arlington National Cemetery (After You’ve Paid Respect to JFK)

12 Graves to Visit in Arlington National Cemetery After You've Paid Respect to JFK

More than three million people visit Arlington National Cemetery annually. While President Kennedy’s eternal flame and the Tomb of the Unknowns are the most visited destinations within the 624-acre site, here are 12 other Arlington Cemetery notable graves. Roughly the size of 472 American football fields, Arlington National Cemetery is the final resting place of …

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