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Weekend Travel Archive

July 8, 2011
Hit the Coast in Cape Elizabeth

Minutes from downtown Portland sits this quiet town, whose lighthouse-dotted landscape offers a summertime haven for nature and seafood lovers.

June 29, 2011
Indulge Your Inner Design Hawk in Helsinki

Explore the city’s thriving Design District and dine on modern Nordic cuisine as Finland’s creative hub gears up to become World Design Capital in 2012.

June 23, 2011
Get Decadent in Budapest

Sleep in a former palace, enjoy top-tier dining for less, and discover this history-soaked capital's emerging "ruin bar" scene.

June 16, 2011
Find Dog Heaven in Nantucket

There’s no need to leave your pet at home when this island offers canine-friendly lodgings, restaurants, and beaches.

June 8, 2011
Shack Up in the North Fork

The calmer half of Long Island’s East End offers an expanding roster of wineries, restaurants, and small hotels that make for an easy romantic getaway.

May 26, 2011
See the Contemporary Side of Santa Fe

It's still the capital of southwestern décor and turquoise jewelry, but a growing alternative art scene is giving the city a new layer of vibrancy.

May 19, 2011
Escape SoCal Sprawl on Catalina Island

Long considered a day-trip destination, this largely undeveloped isle 22 miles from Long Beach has come into its own with a variety of new ecotourism offerings.

May 12, 2011
Go Between City and Sand in San Salvador

Once dominated by civil war, El Salvador’s capital city now offers a vibrant urban culture plus nearby escapes to towering volcanoes and Pacific beaches.

May 5, 2011
Go Alternative in Portland

Portlandia pokes fun at it, but the city where counterculture is a way of life offers an appealing plethora of hyperlocal restaurants, microbreweries, and DIY activities that anyone can enjoy.

April 28, 2011
Pretend Politics Don’t Exist in D.C.

Skip Congress and the national monuments to discover Washington’s nascent hipster scene at mini-museums and creative restaurants and bars.

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