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.
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Delta Air Lines is making your technology useful on their flights as they roll out a new, free streaming service on August 1.
Perched among the tops of pine trees blanketing Onyx Peak, I stand on a metal platform. There’s no way down the platform nested on a single, steel trunk. No stairs. No ladder. But there is a way down.
U.S. health officials on Thursday warned Americans not to travel to the three African countries hit by an outbreak of Ebola.
Each day, 8.3 million people around the globe — roughly the population of New York City — step aboard an airplane. They almost always land safely. Some flights, however, are safer than others.
The Caribbean has often been a popular summer destination for Las Vegas tourists looking to escape the heat and get a little rest and relaxation. And whether you’re looking to laze on a beach, spend your days hiking in rainforests, or party with other young solo travelers, Panama is guaranteed to have what you’re looking for in a week off from the daily grind.
The Federal Aviation Administration said Monday it is proposing a $12 million civil fine against Southwest Airlines for failing to comply with safety regulations related to repairs on Boeing 737 jetliners.
One of the great scenic wonders of the world, the Grand Canyon attracts millions of visitors annually. Most of them don’t realize what they’re missing by exploring only the attractions along the canyon’s South Rim.
Communities throughout Cerca country boast fairs and festivals filled with food, music and fun family activities during August.
More than 75 restaurants are serving up savings this September during Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining Month. Returning in its ninth year with the greatest number of restaurants in the program’s history, this year’s event will include more dates than ever before thanks to the addition of a special preview week starting Aug. 25.
The State Department’s global database for issuing travel documents has crashed, resulting in major delays for potentially millions of people around the world waiting for U.S. passports and visas, officials said Wednesday.
Group tours sound easy: Choose a destination and the tour company plans your trip, delivering you to hotels, restaurants and attractions. You don’t have to Google or organize a thing. But how do you find the right tour to begin with?
Great white sharks are having an unusual effect on Cape Cod this summer, and many a merchant is going to need a bigger wallet. The sharks being spotted in growing numbers are stirring curiosity and a buying frenzy for shark-related merchandise.
State officials say it’s not easy to prevent people from falling and injuring themselves on escalators, even when they’re working properly.
Your swimsuit and your sunscreen are in the luggage, and your boarding passes are all printed out. But did you remember your gadgets and chargers? Did you download enough entertainment? Do you know where you’re going?
Utah’s old Cove Fort welcomes passersby with an open door to the past. A stopping point for overland travelers since the 1850s, the historical site has been painstakingly restored as a monument to pioneer resolve and spirit.
If you’re looking for Baltimore beyond the TV shows “Homicide” and “The Wire,” and the Inner Harbor isn’t your destination, here are some recommendations that reveal the city’s history and quirky local culture.
“Taking you to places where your mother would rather you stayed away from.” That’s how one Western travel agency advertises its tours to North Korea.
The nine-to-five grind can get monotonous and dull, especially as each week comes to an end and the weather gets hotter. It’s not hard to let weekend routines become stagnant and complacent, so as the heat kicks up, take advantage of the surrounding states’ beautiful parks, cities and beaches.
New York is a city built on water. Four of its five boroughs — Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island — are located on islands, and the city’s rivers and bays are dotted with many more. Two of New York’s lesser-known islands make terrific destinations for a summer day trip, filled with history, green spaces and incredible views. And they’re easy and fun to get to: Visit Governors Island by ferry and Roosevelt Island by tram.
A picturesque mountain setting and a core full of 19th-century structures from its Comstock Lode glory days draw tourists to Virginia City, Nevada’s most famous mining boomtown.
Street-side viewing of the annual Rose Parade isn’t the only free thing to attract visitors to Pasadena, Calif., a mere 10 miles northeast of downtown Los Angeles.
Private tours are no longer the exclusive domain of wealthy travelers and high-end packages. Websites and social media have made it easy for travelers to book a personal guide.