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Worried About Vacation Weight Gain? You're Not Alone

Ahhh, summer: Warmer weather, longer days — and extra pounds that creep on while you celebrate the season on your summer vacation.

Although 36 percent of Americans try to lose weight before they go on vacation, a third of all travelers find they have to start a diet when they return from their trip, a new survey from travel site TripAdvisor found. Not surprising, because 29 percent of those surveyed say they always or often gain weight while traveling.

Special cuisine and cocktails are the top vacation temptations. Almost of half of those surveyed admitted that they are more likely to overindulge on alcohol on vacation. Still, two-thirds say they often eat healthily on vacation. Some even pack healthy foods to curb travel-food cravings...