Sign up today and save up to 83% on a Hartford Courant digital subscription

Travel

World's 10 best cities for travelers

From the historic architecture of Charleston, S.C., to the adventure and beauty of Siem Reap, Cambodia, here is a list of the top 10 cities in the world for travelers, according to Travel+Leisure.More

  • Photos: Best pizza cities

    Photos: Best pizza cities

    Looking for a quality pie in these here United States? Check out these cities, according to TripAdvisor.com readers/travelers.

  • Photos: The 2 Saults

    Photos: The 2 Saults

    The two Sault Ste. Maries are twin cities in name, not appearance, but both offer a lot worth seeing on the U.S.-Canada border.

More Travel Ideas

  • Vacations Farm Stays Growing Popular

    Vacations Farm Stays Growing Popular

    Several times a year, when we head north to visit relatives in Vermont, I get a taste of living off the grid. While cellphone service is spotty and cable non-existent, I have to admit the place is ridiculously peaceful and picturesque with its meadows, ponds, barns and orchards, and laundry flapping...

  • Nantucket: Off Cape Cod, A Tranquil, Unspoiled Getaway

    Nantucket: Off Cape Cod, A Tranquil, Unspoiled Getaway

    NANTUCKET, Mass. — Forget crowded Cape Cod and that other island frequented every summer by the Tourist-in-Chief. If you're looking for unspoiled ocean vistas and beaches with breathing room, hop a ferry to Nantucket, wander the cobblestone streets and drink in the views and microbrews.

  • 135 million Americans haven't taken a vacation in a year

    135 million Americans haven't taken a vacation in a year

    If you're like many Americans, you might be reading this from your cubicle as sunshine beams outside, while browsing others' Facebook vacation pictures.

  • Finding The Cheapest Airfares Takes Some Digging

    Finding The Cheapest Airfares Takes Some Digging

    With a sister in Chicago and kids in California, I'm always on the lookout for airfare savings. I check for cheap flights on Priceline.com and Travelocity.com and get price drop alerts on my favorite routes from AirfareWatchDog.com, BookingBuddy.com and Yapta.com.

More Travel Ideas

  • A Madison Daycation: A Beach, A Bookstore, A Beautiful Hotel

    A Madison Daycation: A Beach, A Bookstore, A Beautiful Hotel

    Downtown Madison, Connecticut, has the feel of a beach town, though the beach itself is nearly 2 miles away. In addition to shops and restaurants, the town has one of the best independent bookstores in the state and a century-old independent movie theater.

  • Cape Cod's Natural Beauty Provides Perfect Summertime Escape

    Cape Cod's Natural Beauty Provides Perfect Summertime Escape

    CAPE COD, MASS — The Cape Cod experience, for some, is lathering on the sunscreen, grabbing the boogie board and riding the waves of the cold Atlantic Ocean. For others, it's eating freshly shucked oysters and cracking a boiled lobster and extracting meat like a skilled surgeon.

  • Discovering Connecticut: Winsted, Norfolk Lure With Charm, History

    Discovering Connecticut: Winsted, Norfolk Lure With Charm, History

    Winsted and Norfolk (the locals pronounce it Nor-Fork), adjoining towns in the northern Litchfield Hills, aren't often spoken of in the same breath, but together provide for an outstanding Connecticut day trip adventure.

  • Manhattan's New Le District A Truly French Experience

    Manhattan's New Le District A Truly French Experience

    MANHATTAN — Like a beached luxury liner straight from Calais, a new French food hall, Le District, opened on the southern tip of Manhattan in early spring. It's come to offer buttery croissants, expensive charcuterie and sweet morsels in fancy tins to the office workers and tourists of downtown...

Loading
74°