Scenic Drive: California Central Coast

Thinking about hitting the road with the top down? But wait. A 61-mile stretch of Highway 1 is closed after winter storms crippled the bridge leading into Big Sur. Is there a scenic detour? You bet! … [Read more...]

Mexico: Water Glories

Escape, discover, explore Mexico's Caribbean coast. Resort-hopping along the Riviera Maya allows you to stroll the best beaches, snorkel at offshore reefs and swim in underground rivers in massive caverns that once held gold … [Read more...]

Canada, Queen Charlotte Islands: The Big Catch

At British Columbia’s Queen Charlotte Lodge, guests catch king salmon and live like kings. The sprawling waterfront resort dazzles with its top-notch fishing and forested island accessible only by helicopter. by Doug … [Read more...]

Fiji: Blue Lagoon

Fiji’s resorts, as reputed, are bottled paradise. Its villas extend over shimmering lagoons or perch in the jungle canopy. by Donna Peck Waking up beside a blue lagoon in Fiji is transformative. For the full experience, … [Read more...]

California: Golden West

Gallivanting in the Golden West from Placerville to Groveland on California’s famed Highway 49. Mark Twain never had it this good. See the Celebration Travel Guide Outdoor recreation: California Gold Country for the … [Read more...]

New Zealand, Auckland: Beach Diaries

Sit out the winter in the southern hemisphere. Snag a beach rental and settle in. By Donna Peck If you fantasize about a change of climate, Auckland’s sunlit summits, sporty lifestyle and golden sand may entice you to … [Read more...]

Costa Rica: Nature’s Highs

This tiny Central American country has the highest caliber eco-adventures in its parks and nature preserves. Zipline through the jungle, ride horses to hot springs and raft down the famous Picuare. Plus … [Read more...]

Sydney: Southern Cross

A host of brand-name hotels ring Sydney harbor. On a celebration trip to this leisure city, you want to be close to the non-stop action. When the British established a colony in Sydney in 1788, Aboriginal villages ringed … [Read more...]

California: The Short, Sweet Summer of the Eastern Sierra

Whatever the day brings in the Eastern Sierra, it’s likely to be better than you imagined. Plus Celebration Traveler Guide: Summer Recreation: Mammoth Lakes, California. by Donna Peck When you most want to be somewhere … [Read more...]

Newfoundland: Ageless Allure

On a birthday trip to Newfoundland; lunar landscapes, one-pound lobster, and a lively house party provide keen memories. Plus: Celebration Traveler Guide National Parks: Newfoundland, Canada.  by Donna Peck One of the … [Read more...]