Nevada’s 23 state parks, recreation areas and historic sites attract nearly 3.5 million visitors annually. Nearly all of the parks remain open all year, though weather and road conditions limit winter access to some remote parks.
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Need a festive place to travel to this holiday season? How about Santa Claus, Indiana or Bath, England?
Canadians who want to enjoy uncrowded Cuban beaches and the country’s “frozen in time” charm should act soon before U.S. policy changes open the floodgates for American tourists, a Canadian cruise company warned on Thursday.
A Toronto man who made headlines last month by offering a free round-the-world air ticket to a woman with the same name as his ex-girlfriend has found Ms. Right.
A city once wracked by drug violence has undergone massive social and economic transformation, and it’s now known in tourist circles for spectacular Christmas light displays that veil churches, buildings, parks and even the Medellin River with glittering cascades of color.
There are some unusual museums across the nation, from a funeral museum to an attraction devoted to wet wipes, of all things. They’re all worth a stop, but probably shouldn’t be your only reason for buying a plane ticket.
Outside the urban Las Vegas Valley, vast portions of Nevada invite exploration. Neighboring Lincoln County offers open space, scenic vistas, historic small towns, widely varied recreation and fascinating side roads into Nevada’s outback.
Heading home for the holidays can come with a hefty price tag. Although gas prices are the lowest they’ve been in years, if you’re renting a car, increased demand during the season means you’ll likely encounter higher prices — especially if you haven’t already locked in a rate.
The dark days of December are being lit up with holiday sparkle all over the map, from creative Christmas trees to giant menorahs. Gingerbread houses, light displays and train shows are part of the fun, too. Here are a few of the biggest and best-known events around the country.
When it comes to changing hotel reservations, the concept of “last-minute” is about to get a bit longer.
Developers of a new biometric scanning system that verifies passenger identities at airports are the first to admit that some customers like the idea of having their irises scanned because it looks so cool.
Rear seat-kickers top Expedia’s list of onboard flight etiquette violators in 2014, but there’s more to be annoyed at than just that on a flight. Here are the worst of the worst.
A recent Korean Air flight was delayed when its chairman’s daughter, who was also vice president responsible for cabin service at the airline, ordered a senior crew member off the plane. The crime? Allowing her and other passengers in the pointy end of the aircraft to be served bagged macadamia nuts instead of nuts on a plate.
Could this device finally bring a peaceful end to the great arms race in the sky? That’s what the makers of Soarigami, a plastic divider that allows air passengers to comfortably share an armrest, are claiming.
A proposal to double the cost to enter Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks in northwest Wyoming is drawing resistance.
Southern Nevadans seeking nearby outings on short winter days cannot go wrong with Lake Mead’s Northshore Road. This 62-mile scenic drive within Lake Mead National Recreation Area offers sweeping views of the lake, colorful desert panoramas and rugged mountains.
Hotel amenities these days are as much a ploy to get you to gush about them to your friends back home as they are to make your stay comfortable. This list of over-the-top hotel amenities is worth bringing up because each is a rare one-off, not available in all sizes.
The Christmas season is one of New York City’s busiest times of year. Tickets for Broadway shows and hotel rooms go for premium prices and lines for top attractions are long. But some of the best and most beautiful things to see and do around the city during the holidays are free. Here are five of them.
As a canal boat slides along Amsterdam’s elegant Herengracht canal, a man walking over a bridge pushes down and pulls up on a bicycle pump. As he does, a model tulip — its flower glowing purple — rises sedately from beneath the water.
Space tourists may soon be plunking down six figures and buying passage to a low-earth orbit - but they should know there are likely to be health risks, experts say.
Shopping, romance, bucket lists, inspiration and information: All of these things and more can be found in books for travelers that are out this season in time for the holidays. In addition to being gift-worthy, some of the titles make a nice addition to your own coffee-table collection; others are useful for trip planning or may serve as fodder for travel dreams.
The nostalgic trek into the woods to pick out the family Christmas tree is a tradition that survives in Western states such as Nevada where tree cutting is allowed on forested public lands.
At almost 3.4 million acres, Death Valley easily ranks as the largest national park in the lower 48. Luckily, there are plenty of memorable places to visit in the part of the park closest to Las Vegas and in the desert along the way.
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