Snorklers enjoy the crystal clear waters at Xel-Ha Aquatic Park in Mexico.
Ever wanted to hit the Big Apple? Winter is a great time to head to New York City to take in a Broadway show and skate in Rockefeller Center.
Looking for a family-friendly getaway? Take the family to Florida for a fun-filled vacation at the Magic Kingdom!
Las Vegas offers a warm winter retreat, with its famous strip and even family-friendly events and attractions for seasonal visitors.
The stately front of the Grove Park Inn, in Asheville, N.C. The resort has hosted 10 presidents and a number of luminaries including Thomas Edison and Henry Ford.
Castillo San Cristobal stands guard on San Juan Harbor in Puerto Rico.
(Puerto Rico Tourism)
The top of Snowshoe Mountain, in West Virginia, is seen after a snowfall. The ski resort is a major draw for skiers from the Midwest, South, and Atlantic states.
Skiers make their way down one of the many slopes at Taos Ski Valley in New Mexico.
One of the cozy bedrooms at Travaasa Spa near Austin, Texas.
A mile-wide tornado struck suburbs in Oklahoma City on May 20, 2013.
Legislators on the House Ways and Means Committee grill former Acting Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service Steve Miller and Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration J. Russell George testify during a hearing on the of targeting conservative groups.
Each Friday we round up a selection of photos from the week that was, from our own staff pictures to great shots submitted by viewers and Facebook fans. This week, we provide a bonus!