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Virginia Is For Lovers: A Virginia Travel Guide

With its rich history and stunning scenery, Virginia offers endless possibilities. Read on to find out the best things to do in Virginia. 

How to Pack Light for a Trip

  • How to Pack Light for a Trip
Packing lightly can really pay off when traveling, but it takes some strategy to be able to do it without sacrificing comfort and style. Check out our list of tips before your next trip!

4 Unique Girls’ Trip Destinations

Whether you're planning a bachelorette party, a birthday weekend, or just a girls' weekend getaway, choosing a destination can be the hardest part of planning. Luckily, Rand McNally has your back. Check out our list of best girls' trip destinations, sure to make your trip one to remember!

A Simply Irresistible Road Trip Through Santa Barbara

Follow this road trip guide from Santa Barbara to Monterey, complete with must-see stops and activities.

Life is Better at the Lake

A lake is the landscape's most beautiful and expressive feature. It is earth's eye; looking into which the beholder measures the depth of his own nature. – "Walden, Or Life In The Woods" by Henry David Thoreau, 1854.No matter where you live, there is probably a lake relatively near home – and most offer a vacation for every season – so start taking advantage! Lakes not only offer a myriad of activities, but also can inspire quiet and profound reflection. Whatever you are seeking in a getaway, a lake trip is sure to be able to offer something for everyone. Here’s a list of some of Rand McNally’s favorite lake getaways:

The Best 4th of July Celebrations Across the Country

This July, America celebrates its 243rd birthday and millions of Americans will join in the celebration. Here's how the folks in cities across the nation will be celebrating!

The Wackiest Festivals in the U.S.

  • The Wackiest Festivals in the U.S.
Everyone loves a good festival. Music festivals, food festivals, summer festivals, holiday festivals—and the list goes on. The reason for celebrating often varies, and some reasons may be so bizarre that you just wouldn’t understand unless you were a local. We’ve put together a list of the most “unique” festivals around the U.S., throughout the year, bringing you new levels of fun, food, and weirdness you never knew existed.

Most Scenic Places in the U.S.

You don't need a passport to visit these naturally beautiful places, but you will need a camera. Check out our list of the most photograph-worthy places in the U.S.!

10 Things You May Not Know About U.S. State Flags

Check out these 10 interesting facts about U.S. state flags, then test your knowledge with our U.S. State Flag Quiz!

15 Surprising Facts About Chicago

Our list of interesting facts about Chicago may surprise you. Take a look!