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Stories by the editorial department about travel, primarily from Arbiter's Getaway pieces

Get away to Dallas–Fort Worth

Taste the high life in these North Texas towns

Stereotypes cling to Dallas and Fort Worth more tenaciously than pits to early-season peaches. Dallas, according to popular thought, exists in a perpetual purgatory of big-haired women and J.R. Ewing–like men who sport Stetsons and call everyone “darlin’.” Read More

Get away to Knoxville

"Austin without the hype" lures with a bustling downtown

It’s been more than thirty years since Knoxville hosted the World’s Fair, and there’s only been one such expo in the United States since (New Orleans in 1984). Yet after its fifteen minutes of international fame, “Knoxpatch” settled back into its easygoing, unpretentious ways. Read More

Get away to Washington, D.C.

Springtime is our capital's most bipartisan pleasure

Gazing at the cherry trees in our nation’s capital may be a touristy cliche, but strolling among the blossoms in full blush, usually between late March and early April, tends to silence objections. Read More

Nashville for the Holidays

Three reasons to visit in December

First there was Bon Appétit’s feature in February, which dubbed Nashville “the coolest, tastiest city in the South.” The New York Times gushed over the town in June, causing the local alt weekly, the Nashville Scene, to bristle over excessive use of the word hipster. Read More

The Southern Staycation

Chasing history in metro Atlanta

So you’ve got out-of-town guests who came south looking for moonlight and magnolias. Where do you take them for a dose of local color in a metropolitan place like Atlanta? Read More

Charlotte, NC

Scope out our civic competition

As I sat on the outdoor patio of the restaurant Halcyon, watching dusk settle over Charlotte’s glittering uptown, sipping a cocktail made from local moonshine, oolong tea, chai, ... Read More

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