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27 ski resorts where you can camp in the parking lot

If previous generations of snowbirds sought to escape the snow, today’s #VanLife campers seek it out.

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The 19 best things to do in Vienna if you love design

From Baroque palaces to colorful cafes, the underrated Austrian capital is much more than schnitzel.

The Curbed guide to Southern California’s deserts

In LA’s backyard, the desert is anything but desolate

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Embrace winter with these 5 amazing ski-in/ski-out getaways

Slopeside lodging offers convenience, luxury, and epic views.

$9.5M space hotel includes tiny sleeping pods for two

Houston-based technology start up Orion Span is currently working on Aurora Station, a fully modular space station that will function as an exclusive hotel.

11 stellar observatories and planetariums in the U.S.

Here are 11 architecturally interesting planetariums and observatories that are sure to get you looking skyward.

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The 30 best things to do in Paris if you love design

A native Parisian on the best courtyards, secret gardens, speakeasies, galleries, and more in the City of Light.

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The 20 best things to do in Milan if you love design

Locals and frequent visitors dish on their favorite haunts in Italy’s hotbed of design.

National parks struggle amid government shutdown

Some of our most popular national parks are currently overrun with trash and human feces.

The 21 most spectacular theaters in the U.S.

From historic opera houses to a brand-new building in Chicago, these are the 21 most architecturally significant theaters in America.

Maldives luxury resort is powered entirely by solar panels

Located off one of the Maldives’ tiny tropical islands, the luxury resort’s main building has a roof built from solar panels arranged into a stepped pattern.

The essential guide to ski town architecture

The seven types of high-country buildings you’re sure to encounter in ski towns from Vermont to Whistler.

Cozy Copenhagen loft from Vipp is available to book

This bookable two-bedroom apartment in Copenhagen is hygge meets hip.

The 23 best things to do in the Boston area with kids, mapped

From the oldest park in the U.S. to top-notch museums, here is a map of the best family-friendly activities in the Boston region.

Storms and traffic: What to expect for holiday travel around Philly

A rundown of all the issues you may come across

The Icehotel is back and as fantastical as ever

Every year for the past 28 years, the Icehotel has popped up in Jukkasjärvi, Sweden, as a seasonal ode to architecture.

Minimalist shipping container hotel can travel around the world

Each container measures 130 square feet and has a bathroom, living area, and a white linen bed tucked into a nook by a picture window.

6 new ski hotels to enjoy this winter

This year’s class of hotels is an impressive group, from the long-awaited opening of the new Snowmass Base Village in Colorado to an affordable, boutique option in British Columbia.

Tourist-magnet ‘I Amsterdam’ sign has been removed

A petition from Amsterdam city councillor Femke Roosma claimed the sculpture was attracting mass tourism and promoting the wrong vision for the city.

Shanghai luxury hotel is built inside an abandoned quarry

Of the hotel’s 18 floors, just two sit above ground with the rest descending 290 feet below.

9 top holiday markets around the U.S.

If a trip to Europe isn’t in the cards this holiday season, don’t fret. We’ve rounded up the best outdoor markets in the U.S. to visit this holiday season.

The 30 best things to do in San Francisco with kids

San Francisco is a mecca for families, with a laundry list of kid-friendly attractions that go way beyond the cliched tourist destinations (we're looking at you, Alcatraz). Here are the 30 best.

World’s most Instagrammable castle can be yours for $18.3M

The Sammezzano castle, a glorious technicolor estate in Italy’s Tuscany region is now on the market.

The Leaning Tower of Pisa has straightened its posture a bit

The Italian monument, famed for its precarious tilt, has straightened nearly 1.5 inches since 2001.

How a fashion designer transformed an 18th-century home into a dreamy inn 

After nearly 10 years at the helm of menswear design for J.Crew, Frank Muytjens left the brand in 2017. His next adventure? Creating a boutique in in the Berkshires.

The best things to do with kids in 13 U.S. cities

To help guide you and your littles through the urban jungle, we’ve rounded up the best places to play in 13 different cities across the U.S.

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The best things to do with kids in LA that aren’t Disneyland

We searched the city to find the 30 best family-friendly activities, from dazzling puppet productions to a tiny railway.

The 26 best things to do in Chicago with kids

We searched the city to find the 26 best family-friendly activities in Chicago, from kid-centric theater productions to one of the world’s largest aquariums.

The 25 best things to do in Washington, D.C., with kids

From vintage carousels to world-renowned museums, D.C. offers something for every family. We’ve mapped our 25 top picks.

The 19 best things to do in Detroit with kids

From exploring Campus Martius to checking out the wildlife at the Detroit Zoo, here are 19 places to take the kids right now.

You can rent these modern geodesic domes nestled in a forest

Each of the domes sits on a wooden terrace equipped with a hot tub and a shed full of wood pre-chopped (obviously) for the indoor fireplace.

21 best things to do with kids in Atlanta

We searched the city to find the 21 best family-friendly activities in Atlanta, from a puppet theater to one of the largest aquariums in the world.

The 23 best things to do in Philadelphia with kids

We searched the city to find the best family-friendly activities in Philadelphia, from top-notch museums to fairytale playgrounds.

25 best things to do with kids in Austin

We searched the city to find the best family-friendly activities in Austin, from miniature trains to top-notch museums.

The 35 best things to do in New York City with kids

We’ve rounded up the 35 best spots for families looking to explore everything the Big Apple has to offer.

The 23 best things to do in Seattle with kids

From beaches that will make you feel like you’re in California to top-notch theater productions geared towards the younger set, the Emerald City is full of things to do as a family.

The 24 best things to do in New Orleans with kids

With a vibrant food scene, a walkable downtown, and a system of streetcars that make transportation a breeze, New Orleans offers an array of child-friendly activities that you won't find anywhere else.

10 A-frames you can rent right now

From coast to coast, property owners are renovating and building A-frames in order to rent them to architecture-loving vacationers.