Archive for April, 2012:

America's Most Patriotic Cities

Looking to get away for the Fourth of July? We’ve rounded up a few cities that are distinctly American. From Boston and Philadelphia down to Washington, D.C., we’ve picked three destinations for patriotic getaways. Go to to find out what to do and where to stay for Independence Day.

Five Best Things to Order At Stonehill Tavern

Stonehill Tavern, tucked inside the Five Star St. Regis Monarch Beach, serves upscale takes on classic tavern fare — and there are plenty of delicious offerings on the menu. You might have a hard time choosing, so we’ve narrowed down the options for you. Here are the five best things to order at the Forbes […]

New Orleans Jazz Fest 2012 Survival Guide

One of The Big Easy’s greatest traditions is just around the corner—the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage festival. Running from April 27 to May 6, this popular event features a long line of musical acts—Herbie Hancock, Bruce Springsteen, and Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers are among the performers—plus more than 70 food booths from local […]

Five Top Lake Summer Getaways

We rounded up five great inland getaways that give visitors more to do than just sunbathe on the sand (though you can do that, too)—think mountain hiking, freshwater fishing and water sports from Jet Skiing to kayaking.

Can You Name This Tastemaker?

This Tastemaker is a jack-of-all-trades — a chef, a celebrity and an author. His famous Travel Channel show chronicles his extreme culinary adventures (think eating a raw eyeball off of a seal carcass). And his new show, The Layover, explores a different city in each episode in only 24 to 48 hours. When he isn’t […]

Five Luxury Hotels That Know How To Keep Kids Entertained

With climbing walls, recording studios, kid-only pools and salon services, these souped-up children’s centers will make a kid’s vacation experience more like going to summer camp than spending the day with a babysitter. Our Forbes Travel guide editors found five hotels that feature these top-notch centers–check out Camp Pelican Clubhouse at The Resort on Pelican […]