Travel

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!

Stark beauty in Death Valley

Stark Beauty in Death Valley

A national park’s challenge to reflect on a natural landscape that’s not traditionally beautiful elicited some inspiring reactions.

8 Myths about the Eclipse People Actually Believed

8 Myths about the Eclipse People Actually Believed

Throughout history, people from all over the world have come up with explanations for solar eclipse sightings. Here are a few myths people believed about eclipses. 

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Astronomy Facts

8 Astronomy Facts to Prepare You for the Solar Eclipse

On August 21st, a total solar eclipse will shadow much of the United States. Check out these unbelievable astronomy facts.

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Best Places to View the Solar Eclipse

Best Places to View the Solar Eclipse

On August 21st, a history-making eclipse will cover some part of the United States in darkness. Here's where to get the best view of the celestial event. 

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Solar Eclipse

Everything You Need to Know about the Solar Eclipse

On August 21st, a total solar eclipse will be visible in the U.S. Here’s what you need to know to get a good view. 

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Brooke Obie and family on vacation at the Ritz Carlton, Kapalua, Hawaii

How Parents and Adult Children Can Travel Together

Worried about traveling with parents? Get practical advice from our writer who's had great trips with her mom and dad.

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Add some "awe" to your summer vacation.

Add Some “Awe” to Your Summer Vacation

Science shows that feeling awed by nature leads to more positive, generous and moral actions.

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Beach quotes, Quotes about the beach

Beach Quotes to Inspire Your Vacation

Escape from your day with these images and inspiring quotes about the beach.

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Visit a church on summer vacation.

Visit a Church This Summer

The surprising benefits of attending a church where you don’t know a soul.

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How to shift quickly into vacation mindset.

3 Ways to Shift into a Vacation Mindset

Whether your travels are taking you near or far, you can embrace the beauty of being fully away.

The AlSol Tiara Resort, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Finding Peace Underwater

Have you ever been away on a trip only to be consumed by the worries you thought you'd left behind? 

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Deborah Kraft celebrates crossing the Continental Divide on her bike journey from Maine to the Oregon Coast

One Woman's Cross-Country Bike Adventure

Travel along with Deborah Kraft as she celebrates graduating from college by traveling from Maine to Oregon on a bicycle.

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Sunset on Italys Amalfi Coast

To Italy, With Love—and Rick Hamlin

Take the trip of a lifetime to Southern Italy and Sicily with Executive Editor Rick Hamlin and other Guideposts readers.

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The swing at the end of the world

The Swing at the End of the World

A wondrous sight in Ecuador that will make you feel like a kid again.

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