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?
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Atlantic City is planning a series of events to attract gay tourists, who are becoming an increasingly important part of the resort’s growth strategy.
From the roadway, traveling at 75 miles per hour, the area surrounding the town of Terry, Mont. looks flat and unremarkable, but those who venture off the interstate will be amazed by the terrain hiding in the Terry Badlands.
he Jersey shore’s main attraction is undoubtedly its 127 miles of beautiful beaches. And even with its reputation as one of only a tiny handful of spots in the country that make you pay for the privilege of dipping your toes in the surf, there are still a few beaches in New Jersey that you can use for free.
As the gap between the wealthiest travelers and everyone else has widened, so has the way people are experiencing vacations. The wealthy are looking for ever-more pampering. Many others are seeking new ways to economize.
The beautiful area offers picnicking, camping, hiking, horseback riding, fishing, biking and ATV trail riding in summer; splendid color and hunting in autumn; and cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and snowmobiling in winter.
On orders from Congress, airline passengers are about to pay more for security screening.
Though it’s just a few hours away from Las Vegas, Phoenix’s vibrant cultural scene makes it worth a weekend getaway. From the museums to the music to the endless golf courses, Phoenix is an oasis in the middle of a desert, ripe and ready for visitors.
A biometric identity verification system is coming to McCarran International Airport. New York-based Alclear LLC said it would launch service at McCarran this summer and travelers enrolled in the system are expected to move through security lines in less than five minutes.
Jamming as much as possible into carry-on luggage has become routine for travelers, considering the fees many airlines charge for checking baggage. But those bags may be barred from overhead bins this summer.
One can’t help but notice the essence of Brazil and its pulsing rhythm. The sing-song calls of the beach hawker, to the echoing roar of soccer fans, there is an intangible percussive quality.
Brennan Karle is a Las Vegas teacher who covers prep sports for the Review-Journal. He’s in Brazil for the World Cup and will be sharing electronic postcards on his experiences.
Visits to National Parks and heritage sites give insight into key moments in U.S. history, serving as powerful reminders about where we’ve come from. Yet there are growing concerns about how to preserve these sites for futures generation in the face of climate change.
You could spend years exploring the 1.9 million-acre Grand Staircase-Escalante National Parkcq in Utah, yet barely shorten the list of wonders still to see there.
About 350 miles from Las Vegas sits Fort Churchill, a remnant of Nevada’s turbulent years as a U.S. territory which figured prominently during the Civil War.
Death by giant snakes, malarial mosquitoes or drug-addled, knife-wielding thieves: If the barrage of blood-soaked headlines in the British tabloids is to be believed, that’s what awaits soccer fans travelling to the most exotic of Brazil’s World Cup host cities, the Amazonian metropolis of Manaus.
Nevada’s bed-and-breakfast inns invite guests to explore unique locations such as ghost towns, historic communities, urban districts or rural serenity.
The popularity of the Disney movie “Frozen” has not only led to box-office profits, sold-out merchandise and long lines to meet “Frozen” characters in Disney parks. It’s also motivating fans to visit Norway to see the landscape that inspired the animated movie setting.
Being in the middle of the desert has its perks — sprawled along the horizon in each direction are lakes, mountains and national parks, while some of the West’s hottest destinations are just a short drive away. Beyond the road trip-worthy radius, but still not too far from home, is another layer of quick getaways, and many cost $100 or less to fly to each way.
Crimson poppies still dance in the breeze as if nothing horrific happened in Flanders Fields. But a century after the start of World War I, the flowers endure as a symbol of war dead, in part because of a celebrated poem.
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.
Consistently winning notice as one of Nevada’s best rural attractions, the Nevada Northern Railway in Ely offers adventurous and instructive excursions into the state’s past. The Nevada Northern’s museum tours and train rides provide fun for visitors of all ages, including families, those seeking unique experiences and dedicated railroad buffs.
The season of music festivals is upon us. If you’re looking for a road trip, or even a weekend getaway, here are 5 that are worth checking out - most within a day’s drive of Las Vegas.