The Best Waterfall in Every U.S. State

The tall, the small, the powerful, and the pretty — these are America’s best waterfalls. So often waterfalls are judged on their beauty or their brawn — the tallest, the most powerful, the most beautiful. All are valid superlatives. But what makes one the best? What about a waterfall makes you want to visit, to hike to … Read more

The Biggest Packing Mistakes to Avoid, According to a Professional

Lydia Mansel of Just Packed on stress-free trip prep — and how to always arrive prepared. When Lydia Mansel started Just Packed — a website dedicated to, you guessed it, packing — she wanted to take the stress out of preparing for a trip. Whenever she searched the internet for the perfect packing list for her upcoming trip, she told Travel + Leisure, she … Read more

The 12 Best Small Towns in Canada

From coast to coast to coast, these delightful small towns in Canada deliver on adventure, charm, and hospitality. While Vancouver, Toronto, and Montreal often steal the spotlight, Canada is dotted with its fair share of delightful and laid-back small towns. From charming fishing villages in the east to atmospheric mountain towns in the west, many of these communities are gateways to … Read more

The Caribbean’s ‘Nature Island’ Has Rain Forests, Luxury Hotels, and a Rich Creole Culture

Dominica is in a league of its own when it comes to untouched landscapes in the Caribbean. Accurately nicknamed the Nature Island, Dominica stands out among other Caribbean islands because of its dedication to preserving its diverse offering of largely unspoiled, natural outdoor experiences. Unlike many neighboring islands in the region that may encourage lounging at the … Read more

3 Trailblazing Destinations Changing Travel for the Better

In the 2023 Global Vision Awards, these places are taking an active role in creating a more progressive atmosphere for visitors and locals alike. The Travel + Leisure Global Vision Awards aim to identify and honor companies, individuals, destinations, and organizations taking strides to develop more sustainable and responsible travel products, practices, and experiences. Not only are … Read more