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Traveling the world is a life goal for many of us. Vacations offer a respite from the everyday, but travel also provides the added benefit of expanding our worldviews and bringing a new perspective on our lives. With the right advice from travel articles and well-traveled friends, your adventure is ready to begin!

Christmas lights in Leavenworth, Washington; credit: Inge Johnsson/Alamy

Greetings from Small-Town America: Leavenworth, Washington

This Washington mountain town, modeled after a Bavarian village and home of the Nutcracker Museum, attracts millions of visitors—at Christmas and all year round.

2010--Oberammergau Passion Play

Oberammergau’s Passion Play Resumes in 2022

Delayed by Covid, an Alpine village continues its theatrical tradition of depicting the final days of Christ.

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An illustration of three doves perched on tree branches; ILLUSTRATION BY LUCY CARTWRIGHT

How Their Holy Land Trip Fostered Peace and Goodwill

A fleeting interaction involving a Christian grandmother, a Muslim grandmother, a Jewish mother and an adopted girl in Jerusalem’s Old City.

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A small-town Main street

Greetings from Small-Town America

In this series of videos, we visit unique and inspiring small towns across American. Up for a virtual road trip? Join us!

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Mark Massey, mayor of Round Top, Texas; photo by Robert Seale

Greetings from Small-Town America: Round Top, Texas

Twice a year, this tiny central Texas town becomes the antiques and vintage treasures capital of the world.

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Mark Massey, mayor of Round Top; video by Robert Seale

Greetings from Round Top, Texas

Residents of the tiny central Texas town that twice a year is a major destination for those who love antiques share what makes Round Top special.

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Corn maze at Holland Farms in Milton, FL; Devon Ravine/Northwest Florida Daily News via AP

7 Amazing Aerial Pictures of Corn Mazes in the U.S.

Each autumn, farms across the country create corn mazes for family fun. We picked out photos of a few, taken from an angel’s point of view.

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Edward and Gracie

How Guideposts Readers Can Spread the Love

If you don’t save your issues of the magazine, consider doing this.

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Tucumcari's Bloe Swallow Motel, photo by Eric Swanson

Greetings from Small-Town America: Tucumcari, New Mexico

Two road-trippers pay a visit to one of the classic small towns along the Mother Road, Route 66.

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Arlene Wagner, proprietor of Leavenworth's Nutcracker Museum

Greetings from Leavenworth, Washington

Residents of Leavenworth, Washington, share what's special about their hometown and why it attracts many thousands of visitors each year who are drawn to its Alpine atmosphere during the Christmas season.

Yvonne Braziel (left) and her mother, Jessica

Greetings from Tucumcari, New Mexico

Residents of the iconic Route 66 town share what makes Tucumcari a special place to visit—and to live.

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Summer travel

Summer Travel 2021: How to Stay Calm and Healthy

As we emerge from strict pandemic protocols, tips for tending to our well-being—especially on the road

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The hope of summer travel

The Joy of Travel After a Pandemic Year

This could be a summer of hope and inspiration as more folks hit the road—and the rails.

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Jim Bolin in front of the World's Largest Rocking Chair; photo by Michael D. Tedesco

Greetings from Small-Town America: Casey, Illinois

From a giant mailbox to an oversized wind chime, this little Midwestern town has twelve things that are the largest in the world.

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Jim Bolin in front of the World's Largest Rocking Chair in Casey, Illinois

Greetings from Casey, Illinois

Jim Bolin takes Guideposts readers on a tour of his hometown, which proudly boasts a dozen "World's Largest" objects, from a towering rocking chair to a gigantic golf club.

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The Tribute Money, a fifteenth-century Florentine fresco by Masaccio; Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons

An Important Lesson from an Italian Renaissance Painting

How a fresco depicting a miracle from the Gospel of Matthew left him inspired and affirmed his faith.

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