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Afternoon Hedonism With Texas BBQ and Pie

The best way to go into a Texas BBQ joint is through a wooden screen door that leaves a satisfying “thunk” as you enter the building, and get that first face-blast of BBQ smoke and smell. You’ll certainly find that at Louie Mueller Barbeque in downtown Taylor, Texas near Austin. It’s been run by the Mueller family for 70 years, and if you walk in today you may see a...Read the whole entry... »          Related Stories Old School Big D – Classic Dallas Things To DoWhere Ideas Took Flight – th...
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Savannah Music Festival: Georgia’s Music Gem

The Savannah Music Festival: in the spring of the year musicians from as far away as Mail, Mongolia, and Ireland and as nearby as New Orleans, Atlanta, and Nashville come to this coastal Georgia city to create music that crosses genres and generations. Listeners come from nearby and far away too. They hear Irish gigs and reels, classical concerti, Afro Cuban jazz, Cajun fiddles, Broadway songs,...Read the whole entry... »          Related Stories Savannah Music Festival 2018Harvard’s Semitic...
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Harvard’s Semitic Museum: Exploring the Ancient Near East

The Harvard University campus — the whole Boston area, in fact — is filled with world class museums. The Fogg, the Busch Reisinger, the Museum of Fine Arts, the Isabella Stewart Gardiner: you’ve heard of and perhaps been to these. Do you know about the Semitic Museum, though? The Semitic Museum is part of the Harvard campus in Cambridge. Though it’s equally world class with those...Read the whole entry... »          Related Stories The Easter Rising: Ireland and HistoryGlasgow in Six Statues...
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How Hoteliers Can Be Responsible with the Owners’ AV Technology Investment | By Eric Bracht

It's been a decade since the hospitality industry emerged from the depths of the economic recession. It took some time, but today hoteliers are experiencing a strong U.S. economy coupled with one of the lowest unemployment rates in history. According to the Deloitte 2019 US Travel and Hospitality Outlook, "unprecedented growth, driven by a robust economy, rising global consumer purchasing power, and digital innovation, however, comes with strings attached." Mounting operating costs, fuel ...
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Gone Country at the Country Music Hall of Fame

As you walk down Nashville’s main drag just after sunset, it’s easy to see how the Music City earned its nickname. Shops selling guitars, custom leather jackets, and boots are wedged between ever-expanding honky tonk bars that play all of country’s greatest hits, and then some. The sounds of street performers tinkering away on their homemade instruments, the strum of guitars,...Read the whole entry... »          Related Stories Gone Country at the Country Music Hall of Fame - EnclosureTouring t...
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The Best Palm Springs Travel Tips From Our Readers

It’s high season in Palm Springs, California, the classic desert resort town with windmills in the backyard, and the subject of this week’s Hack Your City. Read all the travel tips our readers gave in the comments on Monday’s post, and see the best ones right here.Read more...
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Touring the Prohibition Museum in Savannah, Georgia

When you think of the first English settlements in the USA, you think of Jamestown and Williamsburg, but the one that really thrived and became a true city is Savannah, Georgia. Since Savannah was around from almost the beginning and stayed a city all that time, it has been through every bright and dark time in American history, including the sad experiment where it became illegal to drink...Read the whole entry... »          Related Stories Touring the Prohibition Museum in Savannah, Georgia -...
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Tell Us Your Best Palm Springs Travel Tips

Palm Springs has just 48,000 residents but over a million annual visitors. So life is pretty different for those who swing by for a couple of weeks to lounge poolside in December, and the locals who endure the weather year-round: the average monthly highs are a deadly 100°+ all summer. We want tips from both. What…Read more...
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The Best Albuquerque Travel Tips From Our Readers

A-a-a-albuquerque! This week on Hack Your City we asked for your tips for visiting or living in the desert city with the fun name. All the best answers are under the Staff tab in the original comment thread. Below are our personal favorites.Read more...
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Tell Us Your Best Albuquerque Travel Tips and Living Advice

Hack Your City goes to Albuquerque, New Mexico this week, and we’d be happy if we spent the whole time talking about the city’s annual International Balloon Fiesta. But there’s more to Albuquerque than its shiny, candy-colored hot air balloons. What else can you tell us about visiting and living in the city where…Read more...
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See Them Play: Calfornia’s Namesake Sea Lions

Drive along California’s Highway 1, and you’re bound to see a colony of California seal lions scooting, barking, and piling on top of each other. These pinnipeds occupy the prime rocky coastal real estate that spans from Vancouver, Canada to the tip of Southern Baja California, Mexico. One of the first thing you’ll notice about the California sea lion is no doubt their curiosity...Read the whole entry... »          Related Stories See Them Play: Calfornia’s Namesake Sea Lions - Enclosure9 Thing...
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The Best San Diego Travel Tips From Our Readers

Over 150 Lifehacker readers left tips this week on visiting or living in San Diego. Even locals who don’t like the city chipped in with some good tips. That’s how chill San Diegans are. We’ve featured all the best comments on the Staff tab under the original post, and gathered a few highlights below.Read more...
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Tell Us Your Best San Diego Travel Tips

When someone says “in this movie, the city is like another character,” they usually don’t mean Anchorman. This week Hack Your City goes to San Diego, a city that sure sounds comfortable right now. Look at their average monthly temperatures—my apartment has a more volatile climate. OK, what’s your best advice for…Read more...
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Eat Like a Local on a Neighborhood Food Tour

Are you experiencing a new country with all five senses? Are you taking advantage of the fact that most places are laying out their culture on a buffet and inviting you to into local life by eating their food? I once got on a flight to Central America and was surrounded by one of those mission groups in matching T-shirts. You know, the ones who spend $1,500 each on something not called a vacation...Read the whole entry... »          Related Stories Eat Like a Local on a Neighborhood Food Tour -...
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The Best Kansas City Travel Tips From Our Readers

Kansas City sounds like a lot of fun, and now I’m hungry and I really want a drink from the TikiCat tiki bar. I was expecting some good responses to this week’s Hack Your City, but not 80 comments, many of them listing dozens of good places to go, and what to order there. After you look at the highlights below, read…Read more...
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Tell Us Your Best Kansas City Travel Tips

This city can’t even fit in one state. Kansas City MO, Kansas City KS, and a handful of other cities make up the Kansas City metropolitan area, wrapped around the junction of the Kansas and Missouri Rivers. Now, when I hear “Kansas City” I think “Kansas City Stockyards,” but I’m ready to hear just how urbane this…Read more...
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Let Flight Deals Guide You to Your Next Exotic Destination

When you see friends or people you follow on social media posting photos from exotic destinations you have never read about, how do you think they ended up there? Have they been planning a trip for 10 years to Tallin, Sofia, or Cartagena? Or were they just searching great flight deals and they ended up in Cyprus? In many ways the “bucket list” phenomenon has been a detriment to travel, cranking up the overtourism in famous destinations like Amsterdam, Barcelona, Venice, Machu Picchu, and Ankor W...
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The Best Dallas Area Travel Tips From Our Readers

Hack Your City went to Dallas and Fort Worth this week, plus the whole area around and in between. As reader Kristina Rowe pointed out, the DFW Metroplex is physically bigger than Connecticut and Rhode Island combined, and more populous than most U.S. states. And here we ate it in one bite. Go check out all the great…Read more...
Tags: Travel, Usa, Texas, Tell US, Cities, Connecticut, Dallas, Lifehacks, Fort Worth, Rhode Island, Us Travel, DFW Metroplex, Kristina Rowe


Tell Us Your Best Dallas/Fort Worth Travel Tips

Let’s ride down to the DFW Metroplex, the city that Daniel Day Lewis built single-handedly while in character. Weirdly he was in character as that guy from Phantom Thread. History is crazy.Read more...
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Use This Trick to Not Forget Your Passport in the Hotel Safe

Hotel safes can be great for keeping things like your passport safe when you travel. They can also be great for helping you accidentally leave things like your passport and valuables in a hotel room.Read more...
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Use This Trick to Not Forget Your Passport in the Hotel Safe [Updated] 

Hotel safes can be great for keeping things like your passport safe when you travel. They can also be great for helping you accidentally leave things like your passport and valuables in a hotel room.Read more...
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The Best Miami Travel Tips From Our Readers

“I use the term ‘Swamp Unicorn’ to describe us Miami Natives,” says reader maidus. “We’re magical creatures and are rare to find in a town that’s filled with some of the world’s biggest pricks that decide to come here and live ‘la vida loca’ and give this place a bad rep.” Hoo boy. People got feisty in the comment…Read more...
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Americans should travel domestically

It’s easy to make friends in the Midwest. Not that the concept of friendly people in the middle states is groundbreaking or anything, but it really is true. This is how I ended up hotboxing an F-150 in a Ft. Wayne parking lot outside a dive bar called the Brass Rail. Phil, my hot-boxing host, was the bartender at a music venue I’d been to earlier in the night. “You came all the way from Miami to FORT WAYNE?” the burly, bearded bartender said when I ordered a beer and told him I was visiting. ...
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Tell Us Your Best Miami Travel Tips

Miami! The Vice city, the CSI: city, the Hotline city, the Kourtney and Kim Take city. Home of Dave Barry, Tony Montana, and not actually Will Smith. I’m drivin’ here! That’s how Miamians talk. I’ve only been to Miami Beach and the Wynwood Art District, surrounded by my fellow yuppie hipsters. What did I miss? What’s…Read more...
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These Are the Best Airports to Get Stuck in This Holiday Season

When it comes to airports in the United States, there are definite winners and losers. Some offer amazing places to eat and flights that are almost always on time, while others have tons of delays and one Hudson News where you can grab an overpriced bag of Chex Mix to ride out that 8-hour layover.Read more...
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The Best St. Louis Travel Tips From Our Readers

I wish I had an enemy in St. Louis, MO, so I could call them my arch nemesis. Hahaha the city has an arch. OK, that’s enough fun. It’s time for the best St. Louis tips from Lifehacker readers. And we have a trolley-load.Read more...
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A Learning Lunch at Commonplace Books in Oklahoma City

The good news, AND the bad news, is that I needed to pick a place to meet a friend for lunch in Oklahoma City, and there were so many choices that I went into brain lock until she was already 45 minutes from arriving in town. One of my favorites is The Mule for amazing grilled cheese and craft beer, but it is right across from the divine offerings at Pie Junkie and I knew that I had no business tempting myself that way. Some searching turned up the lighter fare at The Kitchen at Commonplace Book...
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Tell Us Your St. Louis Travel Tips

Welcome to the Meet Me City. It’s got the Cardinals, it’s got Missouri’s Democrats, it’s got half a McDonald’s sign along the river. It’s got all the big-city reporters who left little old Wind Gap. It was supposed to have a trolley by now. This week Hack Your City wants to know what’s good, secret, and hackable in…Read more...
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The Best Detroit Travel Tips From Our Readers

“This is not the Detroit of the 1980s,” says D-town10. “You’re not going to get shanked or robbed or whatever negativity you’ve heard about the city. Also, you’ll have to excuse the construction going on. We’re in the middle of a resurgence!” Let’s get into the best responses to our request for Detroit travel tips.Read more...
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The Craft Beer Scene in North Alabama

It doesn’t have dozens of breweries or some beer heritage story, but North Alabama does have one thing going for it that’s unique: rocket scientists. Huntsville, Alabama is one of the smartest places in the country, one of those cities where a master’s degree makes you average and a doctorate degree might get you a job interview. That’s because it’s “Rocket City,” whether that means the place where the Space Shuttle and other rockets were designed or where the secret weapons that can blow up a T...
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