The ghost town of Delamar was once one of Nevada’s richest gold producers. Today its ruins nestle against a serrated range of wooded mountains south of U.S. Highway 93 on the way to Caliente.
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Think it’s hard to redeem your miles for an airline award ticket? It depends on which airline rewards program you’ve chosen, which route you’re flying and when you book your ticket, according to a new Consumer Reports study of 70 million passenger trips over the past two years.
Travel back in time to the iciest days of the Cold War. Elementary school students are watching “duck and cover” public service films in their classrooms and air raid siren tests pierce the Saturday morning quiet every week. Fallout shelter symbols are posted in every neighborhood.
Members of the U.S. House of Representatives launched an effort on Tuesday to prevent new travel from the United States to Cuba, one of the first legislative attempts in Congress to thwart President Barack Obama’s move to normalize relations with the Communist-ruled island.
The ghost town of Goodsprings, about 30 miles south of Las Vegas, was once the center of the richest mining district in Clark County.
My wife and I, with three kids in tow, planned an itinerary of hiking, museum hopping and ghost town gunfights in and around Kingman, Ariz. In fact, there was more to do than we could fit into one weekend visit.
The region embraces spring with a variety of outdoor activities, while preparing for Memorial Day observances.
Low fuel costs has been a windfall for the nation’s airlines. But their passengers got virtually none of the savings.
People who live in the happiest countries have longer life expectancies and more social support, experience more generosity, have more freedom to make life choices, have lower perceptions of corruption and have a higher gross domestic product per capita, the report shows.
My 6-year-old daughter plays the cello. It is incredibly, heart-ticklingly awesome. Not so awesome? Traveling with a cello.
With a score of 54, this airline dethroned United Airlines as the lowest-ranking carrier on the latest travel report from the American Customer Satisfaction Index.
For frequent travelers, overpacking is one of the cardinal sins of travel. Here are three reasons it pays to travel light.
The two-lane highway from Searchlight to Nipton, Calif., runs 21 miles through scenic high desert and rugged foothills. It often boasts a fair springtime show of desert wildflowers, many varieties of cactus and an extensive forest of Joshua trees.
From the giant sequoias of Yosemite to the geysers of Yellowstone, the United States’ national parks were made for you and me. And for Saturday and Sunday, they’re also free.
If you’ve been waiting all your life for a wider plane seat, Southwest Airlines is finally heeding your call.
Lee Thompson became an Internet sensation when he became the first ever person to snap a selfie from the top of Rio’s Christ the Redeemer statue. In an act of selfie selflessness, he’s offered to share his top tips for capturing those memorable mugshot moments.
Inside a plane at Miami International Airport, baggage handlers are going on a shopping spree with passengers’ bags.
If you’re looking to break away from the “get there as fast as we can” mentality, there are plenty of natural wonders and photo-worthy attractions just off the beaten path of I-15.
If you think airline travel is getting worse, there are now numbers to back that feeling up. U.S. airline quality declined in 2014 according to the latest ranking from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, which looks at on time performance, lost bags, customer complaints and bumped passengers.
State Route 170, the Bunkerville-Mesquite Loop Road, runs less than 15 miles along the banks of the Virgin River. It’s a peaceful side trip into history, a route that approximates the Old Spanish Trail.
Wang Pingan was nearing the end of his two-wheel trek that covered thousands of miles through every major province in China when he locked up his trusty mountain bike in Shenzhen. Within 10 minutes the thieves struck. But here’s where the story takes an unexpected turn.
The most famous of Abraham Lincoln locations, Washington’s Ford’s Theatre, is hosting a special exhibition, “Silent Witnesses: Artifacts of the Lincoln Assassination,” through May 25 to mark the 150th anniversary of his assassination.
It’s official. New York’s highly anticipated One World Observatory will open to the public on May 29, 2015.