Spend most of the year driving the usually ice-free, almost always snow-free roads of Southern Nevada and being forced to drive on snow- and ice-covered roads outside of town can be scarier than participating in a bumper car free-for-all at the carnival.
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President Barack Obama sought to reassure Americans they are safe on Wednesday as millions of people embarked on their annual Thanksgiving travels, with security at airports, New York City's parade festivities and other venues expected to be heightened amid jitters after the Paris attacks.
Instead of spending Black Friday camped in front of Wal-Mart or stampeding through Best Buy, why not pitch a tent in the forest or hike a trail by the lake?
How much will a few extra saved minutes be worth when you take to the skies this holiday traveling season?
McCarran International Airport officials on Monday offered suggestions to make travel less stressful during the busy Thanksgiving holiday.
Cruise boats plying Lake Mead and the Colorado River offer daytime sightseeing tours, evening dinner cruises and opportunities for celebrating special events. The Desert Princess on Lake Mead above Hoover Dam and the Celebration on the Colorado at Laughlin are jaunty replica paddle-wheelers reminiscent of Mississippi River steamboats. The USS Riverside is a sleek modern cruiser built to motor upstream from Laughlin under the highway bridge toward Davis Dam.
For many families, Thanksgiving invokes the need to go to a specific family member's house, to have the same foods year after year, and for some, shopping! While there is absolutely nothing wrong with being able to look forward to something so comforting and familiar, it can be good to shake up the usual holiday traditions a little.
On a corner just west of Mojave High School, a North Las Vegas police officer set down tiny yellow markers Friday night, identifying the spot where a 16-year-old boy was shot and killed about an hour after the school's last bell rang.
Paris wants travelers to know it's safe and open for business.
Las Vegas police rescued a climber Thursday morning who injured his ankle in the Red Rock Canyon National Conversation Area.
Millions of Americans traveling next week for the Thanksgiving holiday likely should expect airport delays from tighter security prompted by extremist attacks in Paris, analysts said on Wednesday.
Las Vegas-based Allegiant Air will say aloha to Hawaii and end its nonstop service between the U.S. mainland and Honolulu in August.
Thanksgiving is almost here and Christmas is approaching with the speed of eight flying reindeer. But is it too late to find, if not a cheap airfare, at least a reasonably priced one?
Although airfares and room rates can be inflated during peak travel season, it's possible to trim travel costs over the holidays without channeling your inner Scrooge. Here are 10 holiday travel mistakes to avoid like month-old fruitcake.
Airports often mean long lines, big crowds and a looming headache for travelers. While traveling might be a hassle to some people, frequent travelers and insiders know the secrets to living the good life while traveling and avoiding the headaches most normal travelers experience. If you want to travel like the pros, here are 40 airport secrets and travel tips from the insiders.
You an always gift someone a light bulb from the actual Welcome to Las Vegas sign, but why stop there when you could give them a true Las Vegas experience that could leave them with memories to last a lifetime. Breaking away from the traditional gifts of candles or Christmas sweaters, here are seven Las Vegas experiences you can gift this holiday season.
Tens of millions put their bags on a conveyor belt, walk through a metal detector, then head to their flights at American airports each year.But what happens when a Transportation Security Administration agent misses something in those seemingly routine checks? And, when they do, what does it say about how safe American travelers really are?
Although most world-renown activities or sights in Las Vegas are located on the Strip, some of Sin City's true hidden gems are located off the Las Vegas Boulevard.
One of the smallest parcels within the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service domain, the Moapa Valley National Wildlife Refuge is a little-known oasis about an hour's drive from Las Vegas.
Nestled in the southern Sierra Nevada in California is Sequoia National Park, a 400-mile-or-so drive from Las Vegas, or about an hour-and-a-half drive from Fresno, Calif.
Here we go again with another super-cool design for an airliner that flies faster than the speed of sound.
Flight prices will increase during Thanksgiving, but that doesn't mean you can't find cheap flights. Here are a few tips to help you find last-minute Thanksgiving travel deals.
Las Vegas-based Allegiant Air began one of its largest expansions in years Thursday with the launch of several new flights, including six a week to and from McCarran International Airport.
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