World's 15 Most Stunning Mountaintop Hotels

Some of the world’s most breathtaking resorts are located far from sea level. Nestled in mountain ranges and perched on top of desert cliffs, these hotels offer visitors picturesque views and quiet retreats away from the hustle of everyday life. Here are our picks for the world’s most stunning mountaintop hotels. —Emily Wasserman and Amanda Oppold
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What You Need to Know About Surge Pricing at Disney Parks

Taking a cue from Uber and other players in the travel industry, Disney has introduced surge pricing—what it’s calling “seasonal pricing”—at both Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort. Announced Saturday via a blog post and implemented Sunday, the new demand-based pricing policy may have you paying up to 20 percent more for single-day tickets at peak times of year, particularly in summer months and in December. It’s important to note that this only affects single-day tickets, not the multiday packages many visitors purchase to save money. Positioned by Disney as a way to give more fans access to the park—as
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25 Things to Do in New York This Spring

Whether your sights are set on a botanical garden or a beer garden, there's no lack of fair-weather fun to be had in New York this spring. The Tribeca Film Festival anchors a season of cultural musts that span from highbrow art exhibitions worth screaming for (Munch paintings, anyone?) to come-as-you-are music festivals in Brooklyn. And with the crack of the bat at Yankee Stadium and Citi Field, New York is back in the ballgame—and buzzing with these 25 things that are essential as flowers blooming this season. —Zachary Laks
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5 Washington, D.C. Neighborhoods Locals Love

Talk to any longtime D.C. local, and you’re likely to hear a common refrain: the District is so different than it used to be. A grand revival is underway in the city, with an invigorated food-and-drink scene and a housing boom that’s spreading across all four quadrants, from Georgetown to Anacostia. But some neighborhoods have seen a more drastic shift than others. Here are five areas that have Washingtonians more excited than a D.C. panda rolling in snow. Shaw Did you just blink? If so, you probably missed something new that happened in Shaw. The residential area around 9th Street NW is
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20 Ultimate Things to Do in New York City

From Wall Street's skyscrapers to the neon of Times Square to Central Park's leafy paths, New York City pulses with an irrepressible energy. History meets hipness in this global center of entertainment, fashion, media, and finance. World-class museums like MoMA and unforgettable icons like the Statue of Liberty beckon, but discovering the subtler strains of New York's vast ambition is equally rewarding: ethnic enclaves and shops, historic streets of dignified brownstones, and trendy bars and eateries all add to the urban buzz. But all of the tantalizing options can also make it hard to plan a trip, so instead of trying
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25 Ultimate Things to Do in Washington, D.C.

The best way to get to know Washington, D.C. is to take a bipartisan approach. At the city’s downtown core are grand tributes to American history and government that create an aura of power and diplomacy. But don’t forget that this is a city where people live, work, and play—and there’s a side of D.C. that thrives beyond the marble columns and museum galleries, so don’t delegate all your time to one aspect of the city. Add these top experiences to your list and you’ll cross the aisle between essential visitor sights and hotspots that locals love. —Jess Moss 
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10 Quirky Things You Can Do in Northwest Arkansas

Northwest Arkansas has always been a business traveler’s destination—some of the largest companies in the U.S. are headquartered there—but in recent years, residents of the area have slowly been transforming the region. Craft cocktails, a burgeoning culinary scene, and a surprisingly vibrant cultural lifestyle taken over both Bentonville and Fayetteville, two of the major cities in this part of the state. Beyond the newfound hipness, what makes Northwest Arkansas fun is the variety of quirky attractions. From the former Clinton house, where Bill and Hillary were married in the living room, to the Walmart Museum, here are 10 unique things
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10 Things NOT to Do at Disneyland

With swarms of crowds, tough-to-swallow prices, and an overwhelming assortment of entertainment options, sometimes the happiness can feel hard-earned at “the happiest place on earth.” Fortunately, we're offering our expert advice to help you prepare for your adventure and avoid common ways of wasting time at both Disneyland and Disney California Adventure. Whether it's maximizing your time spent so you can ride Hyperspace Mountain and Radiator Springs Racers within the same hour, or avoiding the long line for Dole Whip, these ten pro tips will make your vacation a success. —Zachary Laks
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10 Best Places to Camp Year-Round

Forget what you may have heard—camping isn’t just an activity for the summer months. No matter what time of year, rustic escapes around America welcome travelers, along with their tents and RVs, for nights of roasted marshmallows, cookouts, and campfire songs in some of the country’s most spectacular locales. Turn off your cell phone, take a deep breath of fresh air, and plan an off-season excursion to one of these year-round campgrounds. —Zachary Laks
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10 Breweries Where You Can Spend the Night

Wine-focused tourism is nothing new, but these days, travelers with a taste for barley and hops are increasingly seeking out “beercations.” From popular festivals to ale trails to one-of-a-kind spa packages, beer is inspiring the kind of travel adventures that were once reserved for oenophiles; now, a new trend is popping up: brewery sleepovers. We’ve rounded up 10 suds-loving spots around the country where you can raise a glass—and then rest your head. —Kelly DiNardo
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