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Vacations are far from ordinary this holiday season, but most people still crave an escape. Here, gifts for roadtrippers, campers, cautious fliers and armchair travelers with a thing for Wes Anderson.

The Middle Seat

The incoming U.S. president and his team will have to make quick calls on safe flying during Covid, the health of the airline industry, high-speed rail and much more.

The Middle Seat

During snowstorms, planes can’t take off without deicing, but it means reduced air circulation in the cabin for passengers and crew.

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You don’t need Kim Kardashian’s private-island budget to get away with your inner circle of family and close-knit friends. From Hawaii to Puerto Rico, hotels and tour companies are catering to Covid-wary groups.

Traveler's Tale

Grounded by Covid, a travel writer based in Helsinki spent her summer on her family’s tiny island, where life is pared down to essentials—fishing, foraging and sauna.

The Middle Seat

The numbers tell the story of the damage done to airlines, hotels and the rest of the industry—and how far the climb back will be.

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Mexico, Hawaii and island resorts are drawing U.S. visitors, even as Covid-19 fears have many people staying put for the holidays. “There’s definitely a fearless cohort that’s going.”

In Search Of

The national spotlight only recently shone on Rhode Island’s calamari, but locals have long claimed mastery of the fried favorite. Here, four Ocean State restaurants that serve some hard-to-beat versions.

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Two avid travelers debate the merits and madness of vacationing overseas right now. Plus: A look at 5 of the few—and especially tempting—countries that now welcome U.S. tourists.

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For hikers—and campers—of varying skills, New York’s Adirondack Park is an easy place to immerse yourself in wilderness. Plus four other more secluded nature escapes in Mississippi, New Mexico and more.

Off Duty Travel

Poolside classrooms, in-person tutors and a host of cushy extracurricular activities—these resorts are turning distance-learning into a luxury amenity.