California’s capital emerges from a lengthy stretch of small stature to become a spotlight city where the gold nuggets aren’t hard to mine.
Many popular destinations are grappling with problems related to overtourism. That’s when a place gets more tourists at the same time than it can reasonably handle, resulting in crowds, long lines, disruptions of daily life for locals, and sometimes environmental degradation.
After more than a day of train travel across the desert Southwest, the green woods in Louisiana outside our sleeping compartment’s windows were a pleasant change. But we weren’t moving. For hours.
Jewish travelers who are away from home this Passover can find seders to attend in destinations around the world.
Wisconsin’s largest city welcomes visitors with lake views, stellar food, never-ending brews and a hearty dose of Midwestern niceness.
Experts offer tips on choosing earth-friendly modes of transportation, hotels and activities.
Skip the booze, go ahead and put your seat back, and other tips for surviving long flights.
CDC warns of an outbreak in new hot spots as the number of cases grows.
The parent company for Ohio’s Cedar Point amusement park is partnering with a nearby university to offer a new degree program to train students for management jobs in the tourism industry.
In October 1979, Leonard Bernstein received a fan letter from a high school humanities teacher. Helen Morgan wrote to the celebrity composer-conductor-pianist in hopes he could share the theme that guided his compositions — something she could pass along to her students for inspiration.
Alabama’s tourism agency is promoting a series of walking tours that will start next month in cities both large and small.
Who says you can’t take a day trip in an airplane?
The Nevada desert is suffused with the mythos — and the beauty — of the Old West.
United Airlines plans to issue bright colored bag tags to people traveling with pets to prevent animal carriers from being placed in overhead bins following the death of a puppy on one of its flights.
In Salem, the Witch City, it doesn’t take much to conjure up a day of good eating.
A tip from a friend leads to an afternoon of great views — and no other tourists.
Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell has approved a temporary ban of up to two years on building permits for “monster” houses, giving the city Department of Planning and Permitting time to come up with permanent rules.
Most U.S. airlines prohibit photographing the flight crew or other passengers.
The week’s best bargains around the globe.
Influencers are seen as having a lot of clout in the travel industry these days. Their ranks include Oneika Raymond, known as Oneika the Traveller, who’s been to more than 100 countries. She blogs and Instagrams about travel and hosts two Travel Channel shows on Facebook: “Big City, Little Budget” and “One Bag and You’re Out.”
Investigators recovered a flight data recorder and a GoPro camera Tuesday as they tried to determine the cause of a deadly helicopter crash in New York City’s East River and figure out whether passengers’ harnesses hindered their escape from the sinking aircraft.
The city’s bid to host the 2012 Games in a rebuilt neighborhood of rail yards and industrial buildings never came to fruition, but the massive Hudson Yards project rising there now isn’t suffering from a lack of Olympic-size ambition.
Despite the unrest, tour operators continue with trip departures and itineraries.
As visitors discover relics from America’s industrial past, ‘ruin porn’ is having a moment.