Red Cliffs Recreation Area near St. George, Utah, is a scenic gem just off busy Interstate 15 along pretty Quail Creek.
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Heidi Cattey first became scared of flying when she saw news reports of hijackers seizing planes in the 1980s. A decade later, she mistook vapor in the cabin of a flight in Texas for smoke from a fire, flipped out and hasn’t flown since.
Federal authorities are investigating a possible pesticide poisoning that left two Delaware boys in comas after a family vacation to the U.S. Virgin Islands last month, U.S. officials confirmed on Monday.
Symbols of a bygone era, vintage railroad depots survive across Nevada. They represent an era when dozens of railroads connected Nevada’s boomtowns, mining camps and cities with the rest of the country.
Nestled in a tranquil hillside, Hong Kong’s newest Buddhist monastery features bulletproof VIP rooms and the world’s second tallest statue of the Goddess of Mercy — a Buddhist deity.
Most climbers who try don’t succeed in climbing the 29,035-foot-high Mount Everest, the world’s tallest peak. But they do leave their trash. Thousands of pounds of it.
The best family beaches have more than a sandy spot to sunbathe or clean water for swimming. These beaches all offer more to explore close to the beach.
Americans fear pilots purposely crashing an airliner as much as they are afraid of a hijacking, and over a quarter are more scared of flying than they were before a copilot crashed a jet in France last week, killing 150 people, a Reuters/Ipsos poll found.
At 1,250 feet, the reflective glass-covered 7132 Tower, planned for completion in 2019, will be same height as the Empire State Building. It would be western Europe’s tallest building — and the world’s tallest hotel — and it would be built in a tiny Swiss village.
Much of the world is on sale for Americans right now since the U.S. dollar is enjoying one of the strongest moments in modern history. If you were dreaming of a vacation to a far off destination, now is the time.
Hoover Dam, which turns 80 years old this year, is an engineering marvel that attracts nearly a million visitors annually to its location on the Colorado River just 30 miles from Las Vegas
For those seeking a getaway, spring brings festivals and many opportunities to enjoy nature.
S tanding on the red cliffs overlooking St. George, Utah, you can imagine this valley as the area’s first white residents saw it 150 years ago.
Whether you’re 18 or 80, a springtime getaway is a cure-all for the winter blues. Here are 10 tips for having a blast without busting your travel budget.
When you have kids, traveling is difficult. While it might be faster to fly somewhere, flights are expensive, and they mean more time confined in one place. While driving may be a good solution financially, it’s also overwhelming to think about spending that much time in a car with kids. Here are some ideas to make traveling with your kids something to look forward to.
According to a March 23 report in The Siberian Times, Russian Railways president Vladimir Yakunin has proposed a plan for a massive trans-Siberian highway that would link his country’s eastern border with the U.S. state of Alaska, crossing a narrow stretch of the Bering Sea that separates Asia and North America.
The California coastline might come to mind when you think of a destination for a beach trip, but Alabama and the Gulf of Mexico have some of the best beaches in the world. Here are five reasons why your next beach trip should be to Alabama.
Whether it’s an obscure beauty spot that’s about to be exposed to the world via a hot new film or remote islands about to be made more accessible thanks to a new airport, these are the places on the brink of becoming major destinations. Time to get booking now, before everyone else does.
I am a firm believer in taking family vacations. I think it is a great way to build lasting memories and bonds with your children that will stick with them throughout their lives, but I also think it is important to take a vacation without the kids. Here is why.
Scotty’s Castle is about 150 miles from Las Vegas. Follow Highway 95 north through Beatty to Scotty’s Junction. Questions about who owned the mansion existed for a long time because of tall tales told by Walter Scott, a colorful character better known as Death Valley Scotty.
Airbnb may be the poster child of the peer-to-peer movement, with more than 800,000 hosts and a valuation in excess of $13 billion. But it’s not the only platform out there giving tourists the chance to live like locals and locals the chance to make some extra income.
Las Vegas is a popular spring break destination for couples, families and groups of friends. In fact, Sin City is predicted to be one of the top vacation spots for spring this year, reports the Los Angeles Times. Due to the warm weather, variety of activities and endless entertainment options, it’s easy to see why.
A New Zealand bar manager and two Burmese colleagues were sentenced to two and a half years in jail in a Yangon court on Tuesday for posting a Facebook image of a Buddha wearing headphones to promote an event last December.