5 Ideas for National Park Service’s Free Birthday Admission

5 Ideas for National Park Service’s Free Birthday Admission

The National Park Service, which turns 98 this August 25, will be celebrating by waiving admission to its parks across the country on its birthday. Tagged as “America’s Best Idea” in a PBS series for its part in preserving our natural landscape, the NPS now protects 84 million acres …read more

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iPrefer: a Loyalty Program for the Brand Disloyal

iPrefer: a Loyalty Program for the Brand Disloyal

As much as we appreciate hotel loyalty programs, accumulating points from just one hotel brand can feel like quite a slog, and a little uninspiring — who, besides the very frequent business traveler, wants the same brand experience each and every time they check in?

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Deal Alert: Curaçao Hotels & Packages for Fall

Deal Alert: Curaçao Hotels & Packages for Fall

Autumn is an underrated time to be in the Caribbean, including Curaçao. During this shoulder season, the Dutch island’s 35 beaches are rarely crowded, hotel rates are unbeatably low and, most importantly, the weather is divine. Whether you’re strolling cobblestone streets in the capital city, admiring an ancient fort, or …read more

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Last-Minute Deals for Labor Day Weekend

Last-Minute Deals for Labor Day Weekend

No plans for Labor Day weekend? If you regularly read ShermansTravel, you’ll know that two weeks is more than enough time to plan a last-minute vacation. With these deals, it’s easier than ever to say “yes” to one last summer escape…

Now through September 30, including Labor Day weekend, the luxe …read more

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Checking In: A Charming (and Affordable) Olive Oil Resort in Tuscany

Checking In: A Charming (and Affordable) Olive Oil Resort in Tuscany

Villa Campestri, a stunner of a property that’s situated in the hills of Mugello, just 45 minutes from Florence, and has something that other Tuscan resorts don’t: an on-site olive grove and production facility.

The Renaissance villa, which is owned and run by Paolo Pasquali and his daughters, hosts …read more

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A $60 Hotel in Crete and 6 Other Hotels So Remote You Can Only Get There By Boat

A $60 Hotel in Crete and 6 Other Hotels So Remote You Can Only Get There By Boat

By Claudine Zap

Really want to get away from it all? Consider a hotel that’s so remote, you can get there only by boat (or seaplane if you’re a tycoon). Think Robinson Crusoe without the shipwreck. Here, some of the standouts.

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