Nevada’s 23 state parks, recreation areas and historic sites attract nearly 3.5 million visitors annually. Nearly all of the parks remain open all year, though weather and road conditions limit winter access to some remote parks.
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This was a pig that truly could not fly. The pig was ordered off a U.S. Airways plane at Bradley International Airport in Connecticut on Wednesday after crewmembers determined the animal had become disruptive,
Millions of Americans were thankful just to arrive at their Thanksgiving feasts on Thursday after a snowstorm dumped up to 20 inches of snow on Eastern states, causing flight delays and power outages.
For most, an adrenaline high in Las Vegas comes only from a heavy bet at the roulette table. But some thrill-seekers may be looking for something a little more physical. For the true adrenaline junkie, finding something more extreme means wandering away from the bright lights of the strip, and into the large expanse of nature that the Las Vegas valley offers.
Except for a few glitches late in the day brought on by wintry East Coast weather, most flights ran on schedule at McCarran all day, transporting thousands of families and friends to be together in unseasonably warm Southern Nevada or at colder locations everywhere else.
Southwest Airlines got the traffic bump it expected in Las Vegas with the repeal of the Wright Amendment contributing to a 3.4 percent increase over last year in passengers using McCarran International Airport in October.
Traveling by plane, train or automobile can be a headache. Mixing in Thanksgiving can make it a throbbing migraine. Technology provides some pain relief in the form of apps to let you know which roads are clogged, what gate your flight leaves from and whether trains are running on time.
In 2010, the price of walk-up, single-day lift ticket at Vail and Beaver Creek ski resorts topped $100. Aspen quickly followed suit, and ticket prices at resorts across the country have consistently increased in the years since. The trend has raised a question that has dogged the ski industry for years: Is the sport becoming unaffordable for the middle class?
Corn Creek, a former ranch and stage station 23 miles northwest of Las Vegas, remains the most accessible part of the Desert National Wildlife Refuge. A handsome new visitor center provides an introduction to the sprawling preserve.
The good news for Thanksgiving travelers: the price of gas is at five-year lows. The bad news: a lot more people will be on the road.
The holiday season has some of the busiest and priciest travel days of the year. Luckily, rising prices and packed flights can be worked around. We collected these expert tips to find prices in your budget — even on peak travel days.
A rule change allowing Chinese visitors to return to the U.S. multiple times over a 10-year period is being hailed as a boon to American tourism, with the federal government predicting the economic impact could be $85 billion by 2021.
JetBlue Airways announced Wednesday that it will charge certain customers for their first checked bag, yielding to pressure from analysts who criticized the airline for not adding fees in step with other carriers.
The Transportation Security Administration on Tuesday displayed thousands of items confiscated from carry-on bags over three months at Kennedy Airport. As the chaotic holiday travel season approaches, the agency wanted to remind the public what carry-on items are no-nos.
Nowadays, more and more air carriers are happy to charge us fees for all the extras that were once complimentary on a flight. If you’ll be flying to see family or friends this holiday season, click through to see some of the most affordable fees we’ve compiled by category and their major airline carriers.
U.S. airlines are saving tens of millions of dollars every week because of lower prices for jet fuel, their largest expense. So why don’t they share some of the savings with passengers?
One of Utah’s newest and most popular recreation sites, Sand Hollow State Park near Hurricane offers year-round fun and adventure in a scenic setting. It attracts campers, boaters, anglers, off-road enthusiasts, hikers and horseback trail riders.
Unless you’ve been stuck in a mine shaft for the past few decades, chances are you’ve heard of Bob Marley and Usain Bolt. Beyond reggae and track icons, however, there are many fascinating things less widely known about Jamaica that make this island of just 3 million people stand out.
For more than a century, cities around the world have compared themselves to Paris. But now the wannabe city is Brooklyn. Every neighborhood with a critical mass of bearded hipsters, bike shops and vegan cafes calls itself “the new Brooklyn.”
Along the Virgin River between the Zion Canyon Visitor Center and Canyon Junction are some of the best areas for viewing fall colors. This may be the last weekend to enjoy the changing of the season at Zion National Park in Southern Utah.
Frank Ramano is upset about an airline misplacing some very precious cargo on a recent flight: his dog, Ty.
In the past 20 years, the Maryland suburbs just outside Washington, D.C., have boomed, and that growth has been accompanied by development and tourism. Now when folks visit Washington, they may choose hotels in Silver Spring, Rockville or Bethesda — all connected to Washington by Metro.
More than 250 panels of petroglyphs have been mapped in Grapevine Canyon near Laughlin. The easily accessed desert canyon is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.