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Discover America’s best events, festivals, things to do, restaurants, music, entertainment and nightlife

The 15 best attractions in the USA
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The 15 best attractions in the USA

From monuments to natural wonders, here are the best attractions in the USA

CNN’s Dana Bash on what to do in DC this weekend
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CNN’s Dana Bash on what to do in DC this weekend

What to do and where to go when in town for the Presidential Inauguration

The best Thai food in America
Restaurants

The best Thai food in America

These restaurants serve the best Thai food in America, from pad thai to satay and more

The 25 movies we’re most excited about in 2017
Movies

The 25 movies we’re most excited about in 2017

Sofia Coppola gathers a powerhouse female cast and the year ahead looks glorious

Where to eat in America

The 21 best sushi restaurants in America
Restaurants

The 21 best sushi restaurants in America

Feast on amazing, innovative sushi and sashimi, matched with top-shelf sake at the best sushi restaurants in the U.S.

The best coffee shops in America
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The best coffee shops in America

These coffee shops take the humble cup to new heights with select beans and new brewing methods, appealing to coffee nerds and casual caffeine seekers alike

The 23 best BBQ restaurants in America
Restaurants

The 23 best BBQ restaurants in America

Take a slow-cooked-meat lover’s tour of America with our roundup of the best BBQ restaurants across the country

The 15 best ramen restaurants in America
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The 15 best ramen restaurants in America

Behold, broth-heads: the best ramen in America, from tonkotsu to mazeman

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The best national parks in the U.S.
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The best national parks in the U.S.

The top American national parks for camping, exploring, kayaking and ogling this beautiful country of ours

The 20 best summer movies to look forward to in 2016
Movies

The 20 best summer movies to look forward to in 2016

Summer of boring-looking Hollywood sequels gotcha down? Snap out of it. The season’s packed with fascinating documentaries, Academy Award-worthy dramas and, yes, even a handful of franchise installments and action movies worth betting on. There’s plenty to do this summer outdoors, but if you plan on beating the heat in your multiplex of choice, you could do a lot worse than these 20 summer movies.

Birthday gift ideas for your husband
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Birthday gift ideas for your husband

Not sure what to get him? Let us brainstorm the best birthday gifts for your husband—all for under $150.

The 15 best cookies in America
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The 15 best cookies in America

They may not be the fanciest of sweets, but a good cookie can easily outshine the mash-up dessert du jour. Like other all-American favorites (see: America’s best donuts and best pies), the humble cookie has the power to both comfort and delight. Luckily for sweet tooths in search of the country’s best cookie, bakeries and coffee shops from coast to coast are answering our sugar-fueled requests for high-quality rounds by elevating the childhood favorite. Grab a big glass of milk—you’re going to need it to wash down the best cookies in America.

The best day spas and spa resorts in America
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The best day spas and spa resorts in America

Stressed? In need of some serious pampering? These destination-worthy day spas and wellness retreats will restore your glow.

The 10 great cocktail books every booze lover should own
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The 10 great cocktail books every booze lover should own

Want to stuff your shelves with the most essential cocktail books around? To master the classics, here’s where to start.