Stories tagged: travel
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, …
Fri., Oct. 6, 2017, 4:15 p.m.
The Environmental Protection Agency’s inspector general is expanding an inquiry into Administrator Scott Pruitt’s frequent taxpayer-funded travel, the watchdog office said Friday.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 4, 2017, 3:40 p.m.
Republicans on the House Natural Resources Committee are asking the Interior Department to provide documents on use of private charter flights for government business by the past three Interior secretaries, …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 29, 2017, 1:57 p.m.
President Donald Trump has been telling associates that his health chief has become a distraction, overshadowing his agenda and undermining his campaign promise to “drain the swamp” of corruption, according …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 28, 2017, 11:39 a.m.
Airlines worldwide were forced to delay flights Thursday as a global flight-bookings system operated by Amadeus IT Group suffered what the company called a “network issue.”
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 28, 2017, 5:39 p.m.
A day after President Donald Trump declared his displeasure with him, Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price showed up Thursday to get a very public flu shot.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 26, 2017, 3:55 p.m.
Thousands of visitors abandoned their beach vacations as high surf from a weakening Tropical Storm Maria pushed through dunes and under homes Tuesday in North Carolina’s Outer Banks.
Mon., Sept. 25, 2017, 1:35 p.m.
Supreme Court justices on Monday canceled the scheduled Oct. 10 argument in the Trump Administration travel ban case and asked both sides to explain whether the matter has been overtaken …
Sun., Sept. 24, 2017, 6 a.m.
Pike Place Market has been one of Seattle’s main tourist attractions for much of its 110-year history, despite one oddity: It has never been as functional for visitors as for …
Sat., Sept. 23, 2017, 5 p.m.
ASHLAND, Ore. – Shortly after hitting town recently, we ate a picnic lunch at a shaded table by Ashland Creek. A few feet away, children played in the water under …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 21, 2017, 8:15 p.m.
Air traveler satisfaction with U.S. airports has reached an all-time high this year and the reason is what you might call counterintuitive: The Transportation Security Administration.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 20, 2017, 8:55 p.m.
Boeing Co. and SpaceX are relying on the tried-and-true design as the two companies each develop spacecraft under NASA contracts to ferry astronauts to the International Space Station.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 20, 2017, 7:17 p.m.
Travelers who check at least one bag when flying domestically are paying more overall than they did before airlines began unbundling fares in 2008 and charging separately for checked baggage, …
Sun., Sept. 10, 2017, 10:46 a.m.
Chancellor Angela Merkel and other senior German politicians on Sunday dismissed a travel warning for their country issued by Turkey amid persistent tensions between the two nations.
Sat., Sept. 9, 2017, 1 p.m.
Here are six super-fun, family-friendly things to do while you’re there. Some spots, such as Sterling Vineyards and Safari West, combine vino and adventure. Others are near the vines, but …
Wed., Sept. 6, 2017, 12:29 p.m.
Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve in south-central Idaho has been designated an International Dark Sky Park due to its exceptional stargazing.