Roughly 250 miles southeast of Las Vegas — four hours, mostly by freeway — Flagstaff offers a cool alternative to summer in Southern Nevada. For a city of just 70,000, the famed gateway is itself an attractive destination with more than enough to see, do, eat and drink on any weekend in any season.
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Set in a lovely valley between high, forested plateaus, historic Panguitch is central to many scenic and recreational attractions in Southern Utah. A hub for exploring state and national parks, national forests and scenic byways, Panguitch serves tourists and outdoor enthusiasts year-round.
The North Rim of the Grand Canyon is a great mountain biking location.
In a French survey of travelers to countries where diarrheal illnesses are common, the people who used hand sanitizer while abroad were half as likely to have their trips spoiled by a bout with Montezuma’s revenge.
Cape Town is a place of wry contrasts, a place where you might encounter an international fashion model, a hippie or a “bergie” (beggar). There are urban black townships and picturesque seascapes. A mix of colonial history, the struggle against apartheid and 20 years of democracy color what Cape Town is today.
Forget bad weather, traffic jams and kids asking, “Are we there yet?” The real headache for many travelers is a quickly growing list of hotel surcharges, even for items they never use.
President Barack Obama is criticized whenever he goes on vacation but travel industry data show he’s taken about as much vacation this year as most Americans do.
Nick and Chris Howell are poised to move full steam ahead Tuesday in re-creating a drive from Flagstaff to the Grand Canyon that was first undertaken at the turn of the 20th century. They will be riding in a Toledo Steam Car they spent more than eight years restoring.
Nestled along a creek near the base of the mountains, picturesque Lamoille retains much of its rural flavor, providing visitors with glimpses of the area’s pioneer ranching history.
A record tourism year may be a boost for Spain’s struggling economy, but in one corner of Barcelona residents are furious about drunken holidaymakers and a new fad for carousing naked in public.
The U.S. Treasury Department’s inspector general has determined Jay-Z and Beyonce’s fifth-anniversary trip to Cuba last year was legal under rules allowing educational travel to the island.
The Obama administration is promising to change the way travelers can ask to be removed from its no-fly list of suspected terrorists banned from air travel.
Solo traveling can be a wonderful experience, especially for a young woman. It fosters a sense of confidence and independence and it implores you to explore the many sights and sounds that the world has to offer. That said, we girls do face a few more safety challenges while traveling than our male counterparts do. Before you pack your bags, arm yourself with these tips to stay safe while seeing the world.
With its sweet fruit-flavored liqueurs, a working farm and eccentric cast of characters— including a dancing lemon — Bloomery Plantation Distillery has attracted tourists from every U.S. state and countries as far away as Laos and Iceland.
Eureka has a lot of history behind it but is also a hub for its county’s residents.
Albania’s Bay of Porto Palermo, its castle and its deep blue waters are one of the country’s top tourist attractions, featured on European newspaper and Internet lists of places to visit for those with a taste of adventure.
Sacramento is an ideal launching point to visit some of California’s most popular destinations. But Sacramento also has plenty to offer for those who want to stick around in the valley. The city even just placed No. 14 on a Forbes list of America’s coolest cities.
Cancun has long been a popular destination spot for Americans looking to get away for a fun-filled vacation without straying too far from home. If you’re looking to head down to Mexico’s popular Yucatan Peninsula, don’t limit yourself to this party city. Explore Mexico’s natural beauty and rich Mayan culture by branching out a little further than you might have planned.
Procrastinating travelers who find it difficult to plan trips in advance could find some spontaneity and even bargains with last-minute travel apps to book flights and hotel rooms.
The drive to the Grand Canyon’s South Rim is easy enough. Get to Flagstaff and it’s only about 90 miles across Arizona’s high country. But why take a car when you can ride a train, especially one like the Grand Canyon Railway?
As the site of a reliable water source in an arid region, Arizona’s Pipe Spring has a long history.
Virginia Beach is no generic beach town. It’s the largest city in Virginia, which means there are plenty of things to do throughout the year for free.
Many parents love seeing their kids taking selfies and posting to social media when they travel. It shows “they are engaged and excited about where they are and what they are doing,” said Susan Austin, a photographer and Iowa mom. But some adults see them as narcissistic distractions that can detract from the travel experience.
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