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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

Have a 4th grader in the US? Your family gets free admission to national parks. Here’s how.

by Cathy Brown

22 reasons why we should all be moving to Barcelona right now

by Elisa Stutts-Barquin

13 things you’ll only understand if you’ve been to Turkey

by Jamie Lee

19 epic road trips through Scotland

by Katie Scott Aiton

14 places to see in Scotland before you die

by Katie Scott Aiton

14 little things you will miss when you leave Colorado

by Brian Lewis

13 ways Nevada will surprise you

by Spencer Spellman

9 things you’ll only understand if you’ve been on a cruise

by Katka Lapelosová

Costa Rica: Into nature

by Ben Weiland

12 incredible places to hit on your Northern Nevada road trip

by Suzanne Roberts

The 10 most underrated cities for millennials

by Amanda Machado

20 moments you should have in Colorado before you die

by Ben Adkison

8 of the finest hikes in and around Sun Valley, ID

by Kitt Doucette

6 of the best bicycle adventures in Idaho

by Casey Greene

13 experiences you can only have in Nevada

by Sarah Feldberg

6 of the best river parks in the US

by David Miller

7 facts about today’s cruise ships that will surprise you

by Jacqueline Kehoe

How to humiliate yourself in Colorado

by Brian Lewis
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