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QUIZ: Think you know the real towns behind these beloved fake TV and movie locales?

Cabot Cove, Maine? Dawson’s Creek, anyone? Find out if you’re a sleuthing super-fan or merely a casual watcher.

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QUIZ: How well do you really know Route 66?

Take our epic trivia challenge to see if you’re a king or queen of this legendary American road.

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20+ ways to go hard before crossing the fall finish line

We fell hard for fall this year. Can you blame us? These are C R A Z Y times, so your trusty HomeAway editorial staff’s coping mechanism was to go all out exploring unexpected autumnal adventures. Consider it a “best of” wrap-up to a season desperately in need of distractions. Spoiler alert: We also started …

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Quiz: How badly do you need a vacation?

Are you overworked and burning out? Do you feel like it might be time to disconnect from the daily grind? Take our quiz and find out exactly how badly you’re in need of a vacation.

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Discover new worlds in New Zealand: 4 amazing destinations

The lore surrounding New Zealand’s dynamic culture, landscape, and recreational activities has made New Zealand a perennial bucket-list favorite for travelers around the world. It would be a challenge not to marvel at its majestic beauty, from rugged mountain peaks in the south to lush green hills in the north. Experience this enchanting country east …

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A land of wonder down under

Thanks to blockbuster movie stars and harmonious rock groups (and a steakhouse restaurant chain), Australia has made a name for herself with most Americans. But those who have visited the land of Oz know Australia as a truly unique destination. From beachside bliss to cosmopolitan cities, explore the wonders of Australia.

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10 Insta moments that will give you a serious case of wanderlust

Going for Instaglory? These 10 travelers did, and they got the gold! Want to see your photos on our feed? Tag ’em using #HomeAway!

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How to take the ultimate global coffee challenge

Where does your favorite cup of coffee come from? We asked our resident coffee expert Tomek to taste test 4 different cups of coffee to see if he could guess which country they came from. Could you beat Tomek’s score?

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You need to know this genius architect if you appreciate thoughtful design

You can thank architect Donald Wexler while sipping an icy Tom Collins poolside at one of these brilliant examples of his work in Palm Springs.