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12 things to do in New York City before you die

12 things to do in New York City before you die

A New York native shares his top picks for karaoke, pastrami, movie theaters, long walks and more
6 of America's most romantic small towns

6 of America's most romantic small towns

Ignore "Gone Girl." Small town America doesn't have to burn relationships, it can also rekindle them
Where to find the funniest jokes in America

Where to find the funniest jokes in America

As entertainment capital of the world, Los Angeles draws some of the best comic talent on the planet. Here's where to see it live
5 gorgeous U.S. road trips for fall

5 gorgeous U.S. road trips for fall

These five American journeys combine gorgeous scenery with cultural attractions, great restaurants and happening cities and towns
12 best meat cities in America

12 best meat cities in America

It's time for a beef break, veal vacation, hog holiday or sinew sabbatical in a T-bone a-fide U.S. meatopolis
Best U.S. movie locations to visit

Best U.S. movie locations to visit

The diner in Silver Linings Playbook. Napoleon Dynamite's school. Here's where to relive every stressful moment
The year's best U.S. restaurants and chefs

The year's best U.S. restaurants and chefs

Deciding where to eat on that next trip to the United States just got a bit easier
Best places in U.S. to escape civilization

Best places in U.S. to escape civilization

These trips will make you forget you're in the country that invented McDonald's and Kardashians
Most amazing rock formations in the U.S.

Most amazing rock formations in the U.S.

This baker's dozen of natural attractions will give you new appreciation for the power of wind and water
10 things to know about the Mississippi Delta

10 things to know about the Mississippi Delta

The Mississippi Delta is a storied region that sets the standard for all things Southern, good and bad
7 extreme places to visit in the United States

7 extreme places to visit in the United States

The hottest. The coldest. The windiest. The oldest. These attractions test the limits of travelers
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