Stories tagged: travel
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 8, 2018, 5:22 p.m.
Heavy fog circling Spokane International Airport Monday led to flight cancellations, delays and a number of passengers re-routed to Seattle.
Sat., Jan. 6, 2018
Despite frigid temperatures plaguing some parts of the U.S., winter does have unique charms, whether it’s getting cozy by a fireplace with a mug of hot chocolate in a mountain …
Fri., Jan. 5, 2018
“ ‘Places to Love’ is about finding the experiences, the destinations, but, most importantly, the people who really make us feel like we’re part of a place,” Brown said.
Sat., Dec. 30, 2017
Two American cities mark tricentennials in 2018: San Antonio and New Orleans.
Fri., Dec. 29, 2017, 4:36 p.m.
After a full day of dodging bicycles, not to mention the occasional motorized vehicle, I was getting sick of Amsterdam.
Fri., Dec. 29, 2017, 12:32 p.m.
Emergency travel only is advised in Missoula and Lewis and Clark counties after a snowstorm caused difficult driving conditions in the Missoula and Helena areas.
Wed., Dec. 27, 2017, 9:45 a.m.
As you contemplate all those “where to go in 2018” lists, here’s a twist: a list of places to avoid in the new year.
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 24, 2017, 7:17 p.m.
A Colorado Springs newspaper ran an ad in 1955 inviting children to call Santa but mistakenly ran the phone number for the hotline at the Continental Air Defense Command, which …
Sat., Dec. 23, 2017
A surprisingly cold wind swept across the desolate beach at Volunteer Point, one of the Falkland Islands’ most popular tourist destinations, but the throngs of king, gentoo and Magellanic penguins …
Mon., Dec. 18, 2017, 8:01 a.m.
Ticketing and baggage areas were a bit backed up, but security lines were moving quickly in Atlanta on Monday morning as the world’s busiest airport recovered from a crippling power …
Sat., Dec. 16, 2017
Milwaukee is like a smaller, more navigable Chicago, just as beautiful with its Lake Michigan shoreline. Just as trendy with its bars, hotels and restaurants. And just as artsy with …
Sat., Dec. 9, 2017
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. – Yosemite National Park might not seem like an ideal winter destination, particularly if you’re from a part of the country where you’d like to trade …
Sat., Dec. 2, 2017
Oregon’s quirkiest city may tout its desire to “Keep Portland Weird,” but it’s the Zen of the place that takes hold at the Portland Japanese Garden.
Sat., Nov. 25, 2017
WASHINGTON – The massive Museum of the Bible, which opened Nov. 17 in Washington, has three main exhibit floors, lecture and meeting space, restaurants and a rooftop garden, a ballroom …
Sat., Nov. 25, 2017
New D.C. museum is an ambitious attempt to appeal simultaneously to people of deep faith and no faith, and to stand out amid the impressive constellation of museums in Washington.
Sat., Nov. 18, 2017
OCAMPO, Mexico – This is a story that must begin at the end. But oh, what an end. I stood on a forested mountaintop in Mexico in late February, mesmerized …
Sun., Nov. 12, 2017
My wife, Ann, and I braved a late-September heatwave to survey Hubbard’s and Olmsted’s influence on the state of New York. We stopped in Buffalo, Rochester and Syracuse, all near …
Sat., Nov. 4, 2017, 10:48 p.m.
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico – Away from bustling Santa Fe and quirky Albuquerque, New Mexico offers stunning natural wonders, wide expanses of desert and mountains and clear skies that guarantee endless …
Thu., Nov. 2, 2017, 5:55 a.m.
The Long Beach Peninsula is full of outdoorsy surprises.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 1, 2017, 1:10 p.m.
Get ready for bigger airport crowds over Thanksgiving this year.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 26, 2017, 7:40 p.m.
It might be time to rethink packing that extra e-reader or tablet during your holiday travels.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 25, 2017, 2:31 p.m.
The NAACP is warning African-Americans that if they fly on American Airlines they could be subject to discrimination or even unsafe conditions.
Sat., Oct. 21, 2017, 5:30 p.m.
I recently reached a goal that I’ve been working on for most of my life: I visited all 50 states. And I’ve been surprised by how many others I know …
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 21, 2017, 9:44 p.m.
Snow forecast for this weekend in the Cascade Mountains – including Snoqualmie Pass on Interstate 90 – could affect driving and cause delays for the next several days.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 19, 2017, 3:19 p.m.
A House committee is demanding that 15 federal agencies fully account for senior officials’ travel following reports of costly plane travel by Trump Cabinet secretaries.
Thu., Oct. 19, 2017, 5:55 a.m.
For mountain bikers, North Dakota’s Maah Daah Hey Trail is such a treasure that people come from all over to experience it. I drove with friends more than 1,000 miles …
Sat., Oct. 14, 2017, 6 p.m.
Colin Dickey, the author of “Ghostland: An American History in Haunted Places,” went around the country visiting haunted houses to see if they “could tell us something about who we …
Thu., Oct. 12, 2017, 9 a.m.
Energy Secretary Rick Perry defended his costly travel on private and government planes to Congress, saying Thursday that such flights are sometimes needed for him to do his job.
Sun., Oct. 8, 2017, 5 a.m.
Field dogs do their part on a road trip by being good listeners, taking the blame for occasional foul odors in the cab and being eager for any hiking, hunting, …
Sat., Oct. 7, 2017
WITTENBERG, Germany – For the world’s roughly 800 million Protestants, a small corner of eastern Germany is their spiritual home – a place that takes on added importance this year, …