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Where You Should Travel Based on Your Zodiac Sign



Are you trying to figure out where to go for your next vacation? You can look to the stars to help you decide! We’ve put together a helpful list of the best vacation destinations for each sign, from charismatic Capricorns to regal Leos. What’s your sign? And where will it lead you? 




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Topics: Planning a Vacation, Quizzes, Travel Inspiration


National Parks with the Best Wildlife Viewing




National Parks are the best place to see wildlife in USA. They offer protected habitats for wild animals to roam freely. Visitors can observe wildlife as they live and interact with each other in their natural environment.




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Topics: Americas, Planning a Vacation, Travel Inspiration


Return to Travel



 

Our domestic tours have resumed operations, and travelers are thrilled to be on the road again! YMT Vacations welcomed guests back in May, more than a year after the travel industry shut down in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  




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Topics: Planning a Vacation


Best Places to Visit in China



The list of the best places to visit in China is long because there is so much to see in this massive, ancient, endlessly varied Asian nation. China covers 3.7 million acres. It contains megacities, the towering Himalayas, lush forests, the sprawling Gobi Desert, tropical islands, and many more diverse environments.

The country is home to 3,000 years of history, and the world’s largest population at 1.3 billion people. 

The most popular places to visit in China are spectacular displays of history, natural beauty, and culture. From the centuries-old treasures hidden within the fortified walls of the Forbidden City, to the thick bamboo forests lining the scenic banks of the Yangtze River, there is no shortage of memorable places in China to visit.

Here are just a few of our favorite places to visit in China. 




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Topics: Asia, Planning a Vacation


Vacations to Plan a Year in Advance



 

Last-minute trips to exotic locales can be a fun indulgence. But for many vacations, a bit more long-term preparation helps ease the stress and anxiety that can go with planning a getaway. 




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Topics: Planning a Vacation


What to Expect While Traveling During COVID



Travel is one of the things that people have missed most during COVID. The excitement of it, the anticipation, the beauty, the human connection. We’ve longed to feel the joy and freedom that only travel can provide.

Now finally, we’re starting to be able to travel again.

The experience of travel today looks a little different. States are loosening restrictions and certain countries like Greece and Iceland are reopening to travelers, while others remain closed. There are new rules to plan for when traveling, including social distancing, mask wearing, and COVID tests and vaccines. Regulations change often and vary by location, which makes flexibility and patience more important than ever.




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Topics: Planning a Vacation, Travel Tips


"Slow Travel" your way through 2021



Bucket-list trips, destinations, and experiences are something we all talk and dream about. We imagine that ultimate getaway to a magical place where the greatest natural wonders, monuments, and sights await.

But when you envision that, does it sometimes seem a bit overwhelming? Perhaps maybe even hectic? What if we told you there was another way—a more laid-back way—to experience any destination?




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Topics: Planning a Vacation, Travel Inspiration


What’s an Optional Tour?



Guided tours, cruises, and most packaged vacations offer optional tours in addition to included activities. An optional tour, which can also be called an optional activity or optional excursion, is an extra special experience not included in the base price of your vacation.

They are enhancements, experiences, dining or events that can be booked a la carte at your discretion. They are the cherry on the sundae, the final flourish of a great work of art, the personally significant moments that turn a great vacation into the best trip of your life.




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Topics: Planning a Vacation, Travel Tips, Travel Inspiration


Travel Quiz: Where Should You Travel Next in North America?



Sometimes it’s difficult to decide where to go on your next vacation. From tropical getaways to national parks and historic road trips, the options are seemingly endless.

To help you choose your next North America getaway and determine the type of traveler you are, we have created a Travel Destination Quiz. By answering a few simple questions, our quiz will help you choose the right destination to meet your needs and send you on a phenomenal North American vacation.




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Topics: Planning a Vacation, Quizzes, Travel Inspiration


Best Places to Travel for Your First Trip in 2021



2021 is just around the corner, and now is the perfect time to begin making your future travel plans.

From scenic national parks to world-class cities and tropical paradises, we have curated the top destinations in the United States to consider for your first trip in 2021.




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Topics: Planning a Vacation, Travel Inspiration