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Trip Planning

If you’re interested in trip planning, our community has tens of thousands of Matadorians in hundreds of cities and – at last count, more than 80 – countries around the world. We’ve produced award-winning guides on everything from backcountry trails in the Sierra to obscure dive bars and food carts to super luxury hotels and rooftop bars.

We’ve also crowdsourced our community to find answers to some of the simplest but most important trip planning questions, such as the best time to visit and the over-hyped places / activites you should avoid.

We also have basic transportation guides, budget guides, and special notes on crossing borders.

Trip Planning Articles

36 epic beach hotels to visit before you die

by Matt Hershberger

10 signs you’ve never been to Mexico City

by Susannah Rigg

30 images of Wyoming we can’t stop looking at

by Hal Amen

Travel guide to Zion National Park, Utah

by Carlo Alcos

10 signs it’s your first time in Mexico

by Cathy Brown

17 things you learn on your first road trip

by Emma Thieme

10 cultural events in New Mexico you shouldn’t miss

by Hal Amen

14 images of the real Paraguay

by Karin-Marijke Vis

10 outdoor adventures you didn’t know were possible in Wyoming

by David Miller

Sights and sounds of British Columbia’s wild west coast

by Carlo Alcos

5 epic road trip itineraries through Wyoming

by Matt Hershberger

Northern Nicaragua’s top adventures, in photos

by Ben Adkison

Insider’s Guide to Whistler: Epic skiing and riding

by Sarah Menzies

Utah luxury: 7 high-end travel experiences you won’t believe

by Sarah Park

8 signs this is your first time in Spain

by Ana Bulnes

Insider’s Guide to Whistler: Plan your trip

by Sarah Menzies

10 things I miss about Iceland (and 3 they can keep)

by Katka Lapelosa

5 reasons we’ll always be in love with Thailand

by Brian Lewis
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