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A Perfect Day In... San Antonio

In this full-day itinerary, we round up our favorite places that encompass both San Antonio's rich and layered past and its promising future.

A Perfect Day In ... 9 Great American Cities

These daylong itineraries highlight a mix of outdoor activities, culinary delights, art museums and more in nine of America's greatest cities.

A Perfect Day In... Brooklyn

This daylong itinerary takes in Brooklyn, the hippest borough of New York City. Enjoy eating, shopping and museum-hopping and see what all the hype is about.

A Perfect Day In ... Richmond, Virginia

With historic homes and gardens, museums and markers, and restaurants and hiking trails, Richmond, Virginia, is a great place to make a day of it.

A Perfect Day In… Newport, Rhode Island

Known for its Gilded Age mansions and well-heeled guests, Newport, Rhode Island, is a draw for those interested in architecture, illustration, autos and tennis.

A Perfect Day In... New Orleans

Most visitors to New Orleans stay in the French Quarter and never leave. Instead, this daylong itinerary explores beautiful Uptown on the St. Charles streetcar.

A Perfect Day In... Dürnstein

Duernstein is used as a base for day trips in the Wachau Valley, but it's really worth exploring on its own. Here is one perfect day in this jewel of a town.

A Perfect Day In ... Martha’s Vineyard

A perfect day in Martha's Vineyard includes exploring down-island, with its charming towns, and up-island, with its ocean views and rugged cliffs.

A Perfect Day In... Georgetown

Shopping, history and award-winning restaurants -- get the most out of Georgetown, the oldest neighborhood in Washington, D.C., with this daylong itinerary.

A Perfect Day In … Fez, Morocco

Like many first-time travelers to Morocco, I booked my trip to Fez as an afterthought -- but it shouldn't be. It's a vibrant destination in its own right.

A Perfect Day In... Detroit

Despite past problems, Detroit is making a comeback. This daylong itinerary focuses on the art, architecture, food and festivals that are fueling a resurgence.

A Perfect Day In … the Marais

You could easily spend your entire time in Paris in the Marais. The area between the Third and Fourth Arrondissements is full of cafes, museums and shops.

A Perfect Day In... Chicago's Hyde Park

This daylong itinerary in Chicago's Hyde Park is a fun alternative to downtown, with recommendations of important South Side attractions.

A Perfect Day In... Amsterdam (With Kids)

Amsterdam may not seem like an obvious choice for a family vacation, but this daylong itinerary proves it's perfect for a child-friendly getaway.

A Perfect Day In... Missoula, Montana

For a perfect summer day in Missoula, Montana, follow this daylong itinerary. Begin at the Resort at Paws Up, and enjoy art galleries, craft breweries and more.

A Perfect Day In... Girona

Despite being less than an hour from Barcelona and Costa Brava, Girona is missing only one thing that those places have in abundance: crowds.

A Perfect Day In... Comporta, Portugal

Described as Portugal’s “chicest beach retreat,” Comporta is a sophisticated escape near Lisbon. Here's how to spend a perfect day there.

Beat the Crowds: A Day in Kyoto

Kyoto draws hordes of tour groups every day. As in many of the world’s most touristy spots, the best idea is to start early. Here's a daylong itinerary.

Beat the Crowds: A Perfect Summer's Day in London

London draws major crowds in the summer high season. With this daylong itinerary, you can see the iconic sites while avoiding the tourists.

Still Edgy or Gentrified and Bland? An Investigative Trip to Shoreditch

Some Londoners complain that Shoreditch, a once-edgy neighborhood north of the City, has become gentrified. Our writer spends an afternoon there investigating.

A Perfect Day In... Lenox, Massachusetts

Plan a trip to the Berkshires this summer to enjoy Lenox, a culturally rich Massachusetts town which strikes a balance between laidback and luxurious.

A Perfect Day In... San Miguel de Allende

With cobblestoned streets, colonial architecture and strong cultural scene — plus new places to eat and shop — San Miguel de Allende is a haven for travelers.

A Perfect Day In... Madrid

This daylong itinerary lets you can escape the throngs of tourists in Madrid: Just head north to culturally thriving neighborhoods like Chamberí and Salamanca.