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October 18, 2017

Visit Billings on the trail to a distinctive 'brewcation' [Infographic]
With six breweries, two distilleries and a cider house all within walking distance, Billings offers flavorful fun. The city, known as Montana's Trailhead, offers modern conveniences near authentic frontier experiences as well as natural wonders. Learn more about the city's walkable brewery district... Read More


5 ways your hotel can help you live a healthy lifestyle while traveling
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Mountain biking in the Whiteface region [Infographic]
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5 preparation tips to make any cruise smooth sailing
(BPT) - When it comes to a dream cruise, everyone has their own idea of the ideal vacation. The beautiful ocean waves breaking against the bow beneath you, the warm breeze blowing against your hair and the lure of new, unexplored destinations off in the distance. If you're lucky, maybe your dream v... Read More


Must-see Pittsburgh: In city experiencing change, visual arts remain vibrant
(BPT) - As more Americans choose to invest in experiences, fall and winter getaways take priority spots on desk planners. Many will visit Pittsburgh, to explore its evolution as a rust belt city that has polished its grit. This once smoky steel-making capital of America turned incubator for new tec... Read More


Lake Placid: More than just mountains [Infographic]
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Road salt means safe roads
(BPT) - State and municipal departments of transportation are gearing up their winter maintenance plans to prepare for snow and ice. In addition to plows, road salt is an important tool to keep roads clear. Every year these agencies stockpile sufficient salt to last the winter season and store it i... Read More


Riding is the new driving: How to make the most of your ride
(BPT) - New to ridesharing? So are most people, both drivers and passengers alike. Ridesharing matches you with a nearby driver who will pick you up and take you where you need to go. Calling a ride is as easy as opening up a ridesharing app and tapping a button; a driver will then arrive within mi... Read More


6 simple steps to avoid distracted driving
(BPT) - Mobile phones have become an essential part of life for most people, helping them stay connected and increase productivity. However, this technology can also be a distraction when driving, which puts everyone on the road at risk.More than one-quarter of all car crashes involve phone use, bo... Read More


Back-to-school lessons for drivers
(BPT) - With Americans around the country adjusting their daily commutes and driving habits to accommodate back-to-school schedules, it is a great time to brush up on Driving 101. Take the stress out of back-to-school travel by practicing these safe driving tips.Steer away from old habitsEven somet... Read More


Find inspiration along El Salvador's artisan trail
(BPT) - While many would welcome an escape to paradise to delay the onset of winter, there are those of us who crave a getaway that takes things a step beyond the usual basking, rest and relaxation.In fact, 35 percent of respondents to a 2016 survey by market research company Gfk said they prefer v... Read More


How Americans use public transportation in their everyday lives [Infographic]
(BPT) - Public transit is the backbone of a multimodal lifestyle. People use it to go to and from work, and a growing number are taking it to go shopping and for leisure activities. Here is a look at how public transportation is 'Keeping America On Track." SaveSaveSave... Read More


Traveling soon? Tips to stay sharp and avoid fraud
(BPT) - If your suitcase is full, don't worry - protecting yourself from fraud doesn't mean more packing.But it does mean you should prepare for the challenge of keeping your personal info safe. According to an Experian(R) survey, 20 percent of respondents had sensitive information like credit or d... Read More


Suite rescue: 6 kid-friendly craft ideas to fill rainy vacation days
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5 ways to explore the 'final frontier' on Florida's Space Coast
(BPT) - When it comes to outer space, there is much to wonder over and dream about. Where else are there such colossal challenges paired with the infinite possibilities of discovery? For stargazers, dreamers and those who believe anything is possible, Florida has the perfect vacation spot for exper... Read More


5 smart solutions when flying gets frustrating
(BPT) - Decades ago, taking a flight was truly a privilege. People looked forward to comfy seats, cold drinks and friendly service.Today? Not so much. With cramped seating and impossibly long security lines, flying is the unpleasant grunt work of travel - something you endure to make it to the bett... Read More


Stress-busting tips to stay organized while on vacation
(BPT) - Vacation is supposed to be fun and relaxing, but more than half of Americans say vacations cause them stress, and 46 percent say stress interferes with their enjoyment of traveling, according to a survey by HomeAway. Vacation stress comes from multiple sources, including crowded airports, m... Read More


Travel tips to keep bed bugs at bay
(BPT) - Planning an upcoming trip - maybe a long weekend getaway, or a family vacation before the kids head back to school, or perhaps you're a road warrior who travels frequently for work? No matter what type of trip you have planned, you've probably already put together a packing list of what to ... Read More


5 late-summer road trip tips
(BPT) - Last call for your summer road trip. Grab the family, call your friends: The Great American Road Trip still awaits. Don't let summer fade into the sunset without a last hurrah. According to the Auto Club, you won't be alone: 37.5 million Americans hit the road during the Independence Day h... Read More


More than fun: 5 tips for planning a healthy vacation
(BPT) - Taking a vacation is more than a fun getaway from the daily drudges of life. Turns out, travel has a multitude of benefits that can impact your health and wellness, too.Beyond stress reduction, vacations can improve heart health, mental health and personal relationships. In fact, men who ta... Read More


4 steps to pack the perfect bugout bag
(BPT) - If you're the type of person who loves the outdoors, then this is probably your favorite time of year. The weather is beautiful, the daylight hours are long and everything is green. Whether you call it a hike, a climb or even a safari, this is the perfect time of year to get back to nature ... Read More


Celebrate the Chisholm Trail's 150th anniversary with these 6 historic Texas towns
(BPT) - This year, 2017, marks the Chisholm Trail's 150th anniversary. The Chisholm Trail is the greatest migration of livestock in world history that relocated cattle from South Texas through Oklahoma all the way to Abilene, Kansas. The first herd to make the journey using the Chisholm Trail set o... Read More


3 reasons to study abroad during high school
(BPT) - Think about how your teenager will spend their next summer vacation.What if their months off from school could include something much bigger than the usual lineup of part-time jobs, sports practices and hanging out with friends?Picture this: Your teenager wakes up in a different bedroom in ... Read More


Have 48 hours? An incredible itinerary awaits in Boise
(BPT) - Weekend travel is a growing trend as more people seek to use their days off to enjoy an adventure away from home. It's amazing how much fun and relaxation you can pack into 48 hours if you know the right places to visit!One hidden gem for weekend travelers is Southwest Idaho. Boise, the hea... Read More


Memories by the mile [Video]
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6 tips to make the most of your visit to the zoo
(BPT) - Children can't help but be drawn to animals, so a visit to the zoo is always a winning and memorable choice for a summer outing. Introducing children to animals of all kinds, especially endangered species, will help foster a lifelong appreciation of them. With more and more animals needing ... Read More


5 reasons to make your summer road trip a flight instead
(BPT) - Summer break is an American institution, and that midyear break is often best enjoyed through travel. This year is no different; in fact, many experts expect this year's summer travel season to be among the busiest ever. That is particularly true when it comes to air travel.According to res... Read More


Do these 5 things for a stress-free summer adventure
(BPT) - The beloved summer season tends to come and go too fast, so there's no time to waste when planning a summer trip with friends or family. Whether it's a bike ride, hiking for the day or a family vacation at the beach, you'll want to make sure you're prepared for the adventures that lie ahead... Read More


Use a rack to haul your gear during a summer road trip
(BPT) - Summer has arrived, and for many that means it's time for a road trip. In a survey conducted by the American Automobile Association, 80 percent of families surveyed said they are planning a road trip vacation this summer, a 10 percent increase from last year.Those hitting the road may disco... Read More


Saranac Lake 6er: Are you up for the challenge? [Infographic]
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3 tips to ensure you're ready to hit the road safely
(BPT) - Temps are higher, the days are longer and road trips are planned.When it comes to getting our cars ready for the road, we habitually adjust our rear-view mirror and double-check fuel levels before putting the car in gear. We sometimes change our engine oil and refill the windshield fluid. Y... Read More


In the City of Bridges, You Gotta Regatta
(BPT) - Pittsburgh, Pa., is one of the world's hottest travel destinations right now. For proof, just consider the accolades recently bestowed upon the City of Bridges. From Zagat naming Pittsburgh the 'No. 1 Food City' in the U.S. to Harper's Bazaar choosing the city among the 'Best Places to Trav... Read More


10 reasons summer in Billings has never been hotter
(BPT) - Billings, Montana, has your ticket to summer, including amazing concerts, outdoor festivals, sporting events and more. In addition, Billings features Montana's only walkable brewery district and some of the best restaurants and shopping around. Voted Outside Magazine's 'Best Town Ever,' Bil... Read More


Millennial mileage: Travel tech trends [Infographic]
(BPT) - Summer is finally here, and with it often comes travel. American millennials across the country are gearing up for road trips, weekend escapes, beach getaways and more. New technology and millennials' spending priorities are shaping travel trends - and for many, number one on the packing li... Read More


Summer road trip season is officially here [Infographic]
(BPT) - Now's a great time to learn these time-tested travel tips.... Read More


Attractions for all: Your next adventure starts in Arkansas
(BPT) - Thanks to its natural beauty and multitude of attractions, Arkansas tourism is thriving, recently breaking a record by drawing 19.6 million overnight guests in just a year.Not only is tourism thriving in Arkansas, but the state's commitment to investing in and creating fun, compelling exper... Read More


The new urban destination that has the web buzzing
(BPT) - There was a time when cities like Paris, Berlin, New York or Tokyo were at the top of many travelers' lists. The glamour, the glitz and the history of these cities lured many, but times have changed and more people are eager to discover some of the lesser known gems. Cities that, though sma... Read More



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