After a half-century of waiting, passengers finally set sail on Sunday from Miami on an historic cruise to Cuba. Carnival Corp.’s 704-passenger Adonia left port at about 4:24 p.m., bound for Havana. Carnival’s Cuba cruises, operating under its Fathom band, will visit the ports of Havana, Cienfuegos and Santiago de Cuba.
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Despite brilliant lights and high-decibel sounds in the urban areas surrounding Las Vegas and Reno, Nevada retains some of the darkest night skies and quietest open spaces left in our nation. These natural attributes are enhanced by the Silver State’s sparse population spread over a huge expanse of territory.
You know it won’t be easy, but if you plan and remember a few rules of courtesy, the flight will probably go better for everyone.
Years ago, on a Sunday afternoon, I sat across from my wife Gayl in a taco stand and told her that I thought we should sell our house, quit our jobs and sail to Tahiti. “Terry, we don’t know how to sail,” she said.
Colorado’s tourists would be able to buy as much marijuana as residents, if a bill moving through the state Legislature passes.
Warm trade winds, swaying palms, crystal blue waters: There are several reasons why more than 8.5 million people visited Hawaii in 2015. As of December 2015, visitors spent an average of $197 per day, per person. For a family of four on holiday, the average can really add up.
t’s so long to Big Ben’s bongs — at least temporarily. British officials announced Tuesday that the famous bell of Parliament will fall silent for several months during repairs to its crumbling clock tower.
Here are events and activities planned throughout the Southwest in May.
Over 300 hot springs bubble to the surface across the Silver State, more than in any other state.
Backcountry camping is a fun option for the adventurous and is free. However, the busy season is about to begin, so it is probably wise to make a plan in order to make the most of your visit.
Where’s the best place to watch next year’s eclipse? If you’re thinking the grand open spaces of Wyoming, you have plenty of company. Hotel rooms across the Cowboy State are going, going, gone, well over a year before the arrival of the first total solar eclipse to be seen from the mainland U.S. in almost four decades.
Would-be Las Vegas visitors now have innovative ways to explore the city before they even make their first reservation. Here are five ways to explore Las Vegas from afar.
On average, the daily rate for U.S. hotels was $120 in 2015. But you don’t have to pay the going rate if you know the insider tricks on how to get the best hotel prices while avoiding extra hotel fees.
Storms have dumped more than a foot of rain in the Houston area, flooding dozens of neighborhoods and forcing the closure of city offices and the suspension of public transit.
A gold rush in the early 1900s spawned the town of Beatty, 115 miles northwest of Las Vegas, and the nearby ghost town of Rhyolite.
If you were looking for an excuse to enjoy a walk in a national park, you’re in luck. In observance of National Park Week, from April 16 through 24, all park entrance fees for its 411 National sites will be waived.
Disney officially broke ground Thursday at Disneyland on its “Star Wars”-themed attractions and the company celebrated the milestone by sharing a 360-degree video of the 14-acre space that Disneyland has designated for the project.
We all know what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. But you don’t have to stay in Vegas to know what happens at the Mob Museum.
Dubai is reaching for the sky once again, with the developer of the world’s tallest building vowing Sunday to build an even taller tower bedecked with rotating balconies and elevated landscaping inspired by the mythical hanging gardens of Babylon.
Death Valley offers more miles of roads for exploring than any other national park. About 1,000 miles of paved and unpaved roads reach into most parts of the far-flung desert and mountain preserve.
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