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.
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For people living in North America, it’s been an especially brutal winter. The first day of spring — March 20 — can’t come too soon.
From prismatic geysers, to strange rock formations, to little known lakes, Nevada and the deserts just outside it boast strange places just begging to be put on — and immediately ticked off — the bucket lists of anyone who yearns to travel off the beaten path.
Visiting the Grand Canyon is one of those iconic experiences that we Americans often take for granted. I regularly meet people who’ve never been, even though they grew up in the West. Meanwhile, tourists from all over the world detour thousands of miles just to see the magnificent canyon carved by the Colorado River.
While Disneyland has long been known as the “happiest place on Earth,” Disney’s cruise ships sound like they’re also pretty cheerful spots to vacation.
You’ve got to pay more to play in the Magic Kingdom, because Walt Disney just raised its ticket prices again, breaking the $100 mark.
Those seeking a getaway with a cultural focus will find much to enjoy in the region during March.
Without the latest “unprecedented” blizzard someplace else, where would the Las Vegas Valley get material for our snow joke routines? We bore this question traveling to the heights of Flagstaff, Ariz.
Springtime in the desert is the premier birdwatching season, when thousands of avian visitors follow a major international flyway northward as winter retreats.
As services seem to decline, it costs more money to fly. From 2005 to 2013, ticket prices rose nearly 15% faster the rate of inflation, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation.
Chicago’s historic Pullman District, a World War II internment camp and a section of Colorado’s upper Arkansas River Valley were designated as the nation’s newest national monuments this week.
In a galaxy far, far away … in the Western Caribbean, actually, Darth Vader, Chewbacca, Boba Fett and stormtroopers party with Disney Cruisers around the pool deck. Disney Cruise Line announced last week it will introduce Star Wars Day at Sea in 2016.
Ask a New Zealander what happened on June 10, 1886, and they’ll tell you the planet lost its “eighth wonder.”
With Chinese New Year just around the corner and tourism to China increasing by almost 10 percent every year, Beijing will welcome a record number of foreign tourists this winter.
The verdant Muddy River Valley, better known as Moapa Valley, assumes a quiet demeanor that belies a long and sometimes turbulent past.
The U.S. airline industry expressed concerns on Friday about the tentative merger of Expedia Inc and Orbitz Worldwide Inc, saying it could hurt the travel business, but hinted it would not lobby actively against the deal.
“What’s going on with the tourists lately?” That’s likely the question going through the minds of officials at Cambodia’s Angkor Archeological Park, which has experienced a string of nudity-related incidents this year.
Online travel company Expedia Inc said Thursday that it would buy Orbitz Worldwide Inc for about $1.33 billion in cash to bring on the rival’s programmers and widen its customer base.
Thousands of travelers who thought they got the deal of the year: first-class airfare for about $70, just found out it was too early to pop the champagne.
Paris is romantic. Everybody knows that. But with Valentine’s Day just around the corner, we’ve put together a list of 10 little-known spots that are equally dreamy.
When fields get plowed, diamonds don’t usually pop up. That’s unless you’re visiting Crater of Diamonds State Park in Murfreesboro, Arkansas.
When people think of a city that stands in for a dystopian society, they might think of Atlanta because it’s the home of the TV mega-hit “The Walking Dead.” What they may not think of is Katniss Everdeen.
The Mojave Desert contains extensive areas of mountainous sand dunes. Early travelers tried to avoid the sand, but today the sands attract many modern travelers, some for their sheer beauty, others for their recreational opportunities.