The Chicago skyline and Lake Michigan

Visiting Chicago? You're Doing It Wrong

The best way to experience Chicago is like a local. Here's how to do that.
A large billboard looms over midtown Manhattan

8 Things You Didn't Know About New York City

Don't feel bad: most locals don't know about these 8 items either. But each can improve your Big Apple vacation in ways large and/or small.
A view of the central town on Mackinack Island from Fort Mackinac

Mackinac Island: Lost in Time

The car never came to Mackinac Island—but famed researchers, Native Americans, fur traders, invading British troops, and vacationers galore did. Discover the big impact on history and travel made by this tiny speck in Lake Huron.
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Minneapolis skyline as seen from the Stone Arch Bridge

Minneapolis Is Underrated. Here Are 10 Reasons Why It Shouldn’t Be.

If you live outside the Midwest, you probably don't think twice about Minneapolis. But from the arts to the outdoors, this Twin City stands apart. We've got 10 good reasons to pay a visit.
National Air and Space Museum

The Best Museums in Washington, D.C.

Our picks for the best museums in Washington, D.C., where you can see everything from top-notch artwork to treasures stored in the "nation's attic," aka the Smithsonian Institution

Legal Marijuana Has Come to Las Vegas

By Pauline Frommer

Pot has joined Sin City's list of legal vices. What do you need to know before you toke?

A tight turn on the Amalfi Coast in Italy

European Road Trips: The Best Coastal Drives

We're hitting the road to find Europe's best coastal scenery—from rugged and windswept to sunny and sandy.

VIDEO: The Natural Beauty of Northern Michigan

By Frommer's Editors

Pauline Frommer celebrates the natural beauty of Northern Michigan, land of cherry trees, towering sand dunes, and Great Lakes.

The rules of dining in Italy

9 Italian Food Rules to Follow—Plus 1 to Break

Dining in Italy may seem like a casual, carefree pursuit, but in reality it’s a complex game of manners. Eat correctly while you eat well.
Pike Place Market in Seattle

Best of Seattle: Our Favorite Moments

Quintessential Seattle experiences—including dining at the top of the Space Needle, dodging flying fish at Pike Place Market, revisiting '90s grunge, and overcaffeinating yourself at some of the world's most famous coffeehouses 

VIDEO: Reliving the Past in Northern Michigan

By Frommer's Editors

A trip to Northern Michigan is a rich and rewarding journey through time. Pauline Frommer hits up some of the historical highlights.

VIDEO: The Sophisticated Pleasures of Northern Michigan

By Frommer's Staff

In the heart of the heartland, a vacation destination awaits that will surprise and delight.

Vacation in One of the Less Popular Destinations This Summer for a Fine Travel Experience

By Arthur Frommer

Where should you travel this summer? Off the beaten path, says Arthur Frommer.

Places in early Frommer's guides that are still around today

Test of Time: Places in the Early Frommer's Guides That Are Still Open Today

We're not saying we had anything to do with it, but Frommer's recomended these hotels and restaurants in our earliest guide books, and despite a turbulent travel landscape, they have managed to survive a half century.
The best Frommer guide book covers of all time

Weird and Wonderful Frommer's Guidebook Covers Through the Years

We dove into the Frommer's travel guide book archive and selected some of the best-designed—and, yes, most regrettable—covers since we began publishing.
New York City's old Pennsylvania Station, which was demolished in 1963

Forgotten Tourist Spots from the Earliest Frommer's Guidebooks

Take a trip into the past: We dipped into our guidebook archives to find 10 travel attractions and activities that were popular in the '60s but have since faded away.
1950s photo of hula dancers in Hawaii

10 Cringeworthy Recommendations from the Earliest Frommer's Guidebooks

We dipped into the oldest Frommer's guidebooks and found these recommendations that do NOT stand the test of time. Hey, nobody's perfect.
View from Alamo Square in San Francisco

What to Do in San Francisco If You Don't Have Much Time

A whirlwind itinerary for seeing the best of the City by the Bay—from the depths of Alcatraz to the Top of the Mark—in just one, two, or three days
Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia

12 Surprising Things You'll Learn at Philadelphia's Museum of the American Revolution

A collection of period art and artifacts, along with interactive displays and immersive video, tells the story—the whole story—of the American Revolution. Here's what you'll learn that they didn't teach you in grade school.