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Vancouver — If you’re looking for a city with spectacular natural surroundings, look no further than Vancouver, British Columbia. Surrounded by water on three sides and boasting more than 190 parks, the city is, besides being ideally suited for lovers of the great outdoors, filled with the cultural opportunities one would expect of a city of this caliber. Nestled beneath the dramatic, jagged Coast Mountains, it’s no surprise that it was chosen to host the 2010 Olympic Winter Games.

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How to: Visit Vancouver on a Budget

June 02, 2014 by Teresa Bitler

City forests, trendy neighborhoods, and a formidable dining scene make Vancouver one of Canada’s most popular travel destinations. It isn’t the cheapest, though. ... Read More »


Deal Alert: Earn Free Travel on Amtrak

January 28, 2014 by Karen Gardiner Dion

If you like to take it slow or love to watch the landscape unfold from a comfortable seat, you should take a look at these three deals from Amtrak. All three ... Read More »


Deal Alert: Weekend Getaways at Fairmont Hotels from $149

January 14, 2014 by Karen Gardiner Dion

If the January blues are getting you down, it might be time to book a quick, revitalizing getaway. The Fairmont hotel chain is offering winter weekend getaways ... Read More »


10 Beautiful Ski & Mountain Towns In North America

October 25, 2013 by Karen Gardiner Dion

Travelers across the US are starting to dust off their ski poles and practice their knee bends, as resorts in the northeast, midwest, southwest –anywhere, ... Read More »


A Weekend (Almost) North of the Border: Point Roberts, WA

September 11, 2013 by Darren Murph

At a glance, the 48 contiguous United States seem pretty well glued together. A few oddities may stick out–like Florida dangling limb-like out into the ocean, or ... Read More »


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