Stories tagged: travel
UPDATED: Tue., July 16, 2019, 8:07 p.m.
Online travel website Hotwire has named Spokane as a top city for a quick getaway, based on affordability, proximity to larger destinations and tourist attractions.
Sat., July 13, 2019, 4 p.m.
Where to celebrate 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing this summer
UPDATED: Thu., July 11, 2019, 4:05 p.m.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is clarifying that airline passengers aren’t required to submit to identification checks when getting off planes if there’s no law enforcement-related reason.
UPDATED: Tue., July 9, 2019, 5:25 p.m.
The 30-unit “ski-in/ski-out” boutique hotel will be adjacent to the existing Selkirk Lodge.
Sun., July 7, 2019, 6 a.m.
Staying at the Ranch at Emerald Valley, near Colorado Springs, makes one feel like they’ve hit pay dirt after all.
Sat., June 29, 2019, 5 p.m.
The “Biggest Little City in the World” is a rapidly changing spot that holds attractions far beyond its old reputation for gambling and divorces.
Sun., June 23, 2019, 5 a.m.
“This is the best dessert ever!” my 6-year-old son gushed enthusiastically as he dunked a churro into a cup brimming with Mexican hot chocolate. He might have wanted to say …
Sat., June 15, 2019, noon
Abilene is where Eisenhower’s story is laid out for anyone to see
Sat., June 8, 2019
Now in a larger space, the International Spy Museum sports plenty of gadgets, games and pop culture references. But it digs into heavier topics, too, with exhibitions focused on the …
Tue., June 4, 2019, 4:35 a.m.
For Spokane couple Jim and Katy Byrnes, purchasing the Shore Acres Resort in Loon Lake is not only about providing travelers with a place to unplug and enjoy nature, it’s …
UPDATED: Mon., June 3, 2019, 6:56 p.m.
Carnival Corp. reached a settlement Monday with federal prosecutors in which the world’s largest cruise line agreed to pay a $20 million penalty because its ships continued to pollute the …
Sun., June 2, 2019
There are many reasons why someone might want to make a road tour through America’s Deep South. Aside from the food, the scenery, the music and literature, my own personal …
UPDATED: Tue., May 28, 2019, 10:55 a.m.
Summer living is supposed to be easy, according to George Gershwin, but millions of air passengers during this year’s peak travel season may beg to differ thanks to a confluence …
UPDATED: Mon., May 27, 2019, 6:33 p.m.
Las Vegas and “The Hunger Games” have collided in the form of a new exhibit, The Hunger Games: The Exhibition, which opened this month at MGM Grand, based on the …
Sat., May 18, 2019, 5 p.m.
At the summit, underneath giant Australian flags unfurled in a 20 mph wind, the view across the harbor was captivating. A sea plane passed just 50 feet overhead. Birds flew …
UPDATED: Wed., May 15, 2019, 1:20 p.m.
Cuba, like any country, is complicated and is best taken with an open mind and open heart. But for Americans that can be particularly challenging.
Sat., May 4, 2019, 5:16 p.m.
Originally called Disney-MGM Studios, these days the park is less about delving into behind-the-scenes aspects of entertainment production and more about giving people personal, immersive experiences into the world of …
Thu., May 2, 2019
The grounding of Boeing 737 MAX jets likely means that fare increases this summer will be larger than already expected and airlines will struggle to handle disruptions such as storms …
UPDATED: Sat., April 27, 2019, 3:17 p.m.
It’s a solitary quest, indulging my fantasy of being reincarnated as a 19th-century explorer discovering the source of a mighty river. That the Rhine has been well-mapped for millennia doesn’t …
UPDATED: Mon., April 29, 2019, 6:32 p.m.
Americans have always embraced the open road, but now campers, the iconic symbol of middle-class success, are gaining ground with a new audience. Millennials not only are traveling the country …
Tue., April 23, 2019
For this summer’s road trips, skip the license plate game and 100th viewing of “National Lampoon’s Vacation” and try a new diversion we’ll call Name That Splat. All you need …
Sat., April 20, 2019, 4:30 p.m.
I had come to Rwanda with my college roommate to celebrate a big birthday on a trip years in the making. We had dreamed about venturing to Volcanoes National Park …
Thu., April 18, 2019
For this summer’s road trips, skip the license plate game and 100th viewing of “National Lampoon’s Vacation” and try a new diversion we’ll call Name That Splat.
Wed., April 17, 2019, 5:35 p.m.
United Airlines is trimming its ambitious growth plan for 2019 because of the grounding of its 14 Boeing 737 MAX jets.
Tue., April 16, 2019, 5 p.m.
Ropa vieja, which literally means old clothes, didn’t originate in Cuba, instead coming from the Canary Islands, according to Ana Sofía Peláez, the author of “The Cuban Table.” However, it’s …
Sat., April 13, 2019
With so many people jostling for space on the National Mall between the Capitol and the Lincoln Memorial, the key to an enjoyable visit is finding the right time to …
UPDATED: Thu., April 11, 2019, 4:32 p.m.
A federal judge has threatened to temporarily block Carnival Corp. from docking cruise ships at ports in the United States as punishment for a possible probation violation.
UPDATED: Mon., April 8, 2019, 5:53 p.m.
Delta tops annual study that ranks U.S. airlines by on-time arrivals, complaint rates and other statistical measurements.
Sun., April 7, 2019, 5 a.m.
Snow was still piling up in the Inland Northwest in early March. But spring had already sprung in Savannah, where the air was gently scented with Georgia pine, wisteria and …
UPDATED: Tue., April 2, 2019, 9:47 a.m.
The medina was an impoverished and forbidding place then, and their dar was only the third guest house in it. There are about 200 today, thanks to a boom in …