10 Best National Parks to Visit During Winter

The temperatures may be dropping, but some of us are still just as anxious to find reasons to get outside. What better way to do that than by exploring some of the most beautiful national parks in the U.S.? While the vistas and trails might be crowded during the summer, in the winter, you could […]

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How to Fix Luggage Handle

How to Fix a Luggage Handle: RAVE Travel Tips

It’s the evening before your big trip, and everything is ready.  Bags packed, plane tickets secured, cat-sitter hired, and the Uber to the airport is scheduled—you’re all ready for your trip. But you reach down to grab your suitcase handle—only to find it stuck or broken, no matter how hard you push that release button. […]

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how to measure luggage

How to Measure Luggage: RAVE Travel Tips

Our number-one tip for beating checked bag fees is to skip packing altogether and wear all your clothes on the plane. We’re kidding, of course (at least partly). But as anyone who has traveled recently understands, every airline has different size and weight requirements for carry-on bags and bags that must be checked. But it’s […]

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America's best 25 ski resorts

America’s 25 Best Ski Resorts

You love to ski but you’re not satisfied with just any old rinky-dink slope. You want the very best. If that’s you, you’ve come to the right place. This comprehensive ranking of the best ski resorts in America will tell you everything you need to know about skiing — and staying the night — at […]

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Best All Mountain Skis

10 Best All Mountain Skis: Shopping and User Guide

RAVE’s pick for best all mountain ski is the Völkl M5 Mantra. One of the ski industry’s most well-respected models, M5 Mantra skis, have Titanal frame construction and rocker in the tips and tails. The perfect combination for an all mountain freeride ski. But, of course, this model isn’t the only note-worthy all mountain ski. Check […]

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America's 10 Best Winter Vacations to Escape the Cold

America’s 10 Best Winter Vacations to Escape the Cold

Some people head for their sweaters and scarves when temperatures drop, planning trips up the mountain for a weekend full of skiing or snowboarding. But not us. Here at RAVE Reviews, sweater weather means getting the heck out of here and that’s why we’ve made a list of America’s 10 best winter vacations to escape […]

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Best Headphones

10 Best Headphones: Shopping and User Guide

RAVE’s pick for the best overall headphones are Samsung Galaxy Buds. These Bluetooth enabled earbuds provide a truly wireless connection with 6 hours of playtime on just one charge, and 13 hours total playtime with charging case. Perfect for any active lifestyle. Maybe you’re a podcast junkie. Or maybe just can’t get through your day without […]

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Best All Mountain Snowboard

10 Best All Mountain Snowboards: Shopping and User Guide

Spoiler alert: Jones Mountain Twin Snowboard is our pick for the overall best all-mountain snowboard. When you hear everything we have to say about the board, we know you’ll agree. But for now, just take our word for it. With a unique rocker/camber flex pattern, smooth turn initiation, and a blunt nose, this board handles all sorts […]

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Most Attractive Cities for Millennials

50 Most Attractive Cities for Millennials

The world has changed in so many ways, but striking out on your own, staking a claim, and exploring a new horizon all remain a central part of the American spirit. Or maybe you’re just sick of all the hangouts in your hometown and you’re looking to change things up for the better. RAVE Reviews […]

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Best College Towns for Cyclists

25 Best College Towns for Bicyclists

Your other car is…well, it’s a bike. Whether you’re researching schools you might like to attend, or just thinking about relocating to a college town with a culture conducive to a bike commuter, you’re in luck, because bikes and colleges go together like coffee and an all-night study sesh. To make your decision just a […]

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