Donna Heiderstadt

Donna Heiderstadt is a travel expert who has visited nearly 100 countries and traveled to all seven continents. During her 24 years writing about travel, her work has appeared in TravelAndLeisure.com, Fodors.com, ShermansTravel.com and RobbReport.com.

Travel

Plan Your River Cruise for 2023

Intrigued by river cruising but not sure which cruise is right for you? This relaxing and indulgent mode of travel…

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These Natural Wonders Are Worth Traveling to See

Travelers always dream of visiting legendary landmarks and wandering through storied ­museums. But sometimes Mother Nature puts on the most…

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Let’s Get Cruising!

Are you eager to set sail again? Cruising is back—but with new health and safety protocols. Here’s what you need…

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Delightful Destinations Near Small Airports

Some of the best—and delightfully unexpected—travel destinations are conveniently reached by smaller airports. Here’s how to venture off the beaten…

Destinations

21 Drive-To Destinations for Outdoor Fun

The best vacations ideas for pandemic times feature outdoor activities and home rentals or resort-based cabins. Here, 21 options in seven regions of the continental US.

Destinations

6 Unsung Wine Regions

Arizona’s Verde Valley, Virginia’s Loudon County, Ontario’s Niagara-on-the-Lake and other wine regions that should be on your radar but aren’t.

Destinations

Beach Vacations That Combine Sun and Fun

Whether you’re looking for thrills, chills, culture, sightseeing or gambling…travel to beaches that have it all.