Things to do in the USA

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Padre Island: peace, tranquility and fabulous fishing

In shoulder season on the Gulf of Mexico coast in Texas, you can catch your fill of fish, enjoy the locals – or you can just sit back and relax

Down on the bayou: Cajun hospitality and gators

We floated through vast groves of bald cypress trees draped in Spanish moss, while malevolent-looking gators sunned on logs

Helen Keller’s birthplace stirs the senses

Museum honours ‘America’s First Lady of Courage’

Alabama museum pays tribute to the father of the blues

Visit the Alabama birthplace of blues legend W.C. Handy

Gear up for adventure and Travel Like This

Travel Like This helps travellers be savvy about how best to spend their time and hard-earned vacation money

Make your own music and memories in Big Pink

The famous house in southeastern New York state was once used by The Band. Now it's available to the public for overnight stays

Vegas, baby … a guide to poolside parties and clubs

You can go to Vegas to gamble, see expensive shows or to shop like crazy. Or you can go to party on the cheap, like we did

Hilton Head: nothing could be finer than to be in Carolina

The island is known for its green and pristine landscape. An oasis for golfers and tennis players, it also offers abundant wildlife, walking trails and beaches

From a bohemian past, Taos, N.M. crafts a family-friendly future

The area is full of surprises, from the Earthship environmental community, to the dazzling galleries, to the jaw-dropping Rio Grande Gorge, to Taos Ski Valley