As Philadelphia prepares to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention and celebrate the 40th anniversary of the original "Rocky" movie, there's one more reason to celebrate. The City of Brotherly Love been named the top U.S. spot to visit in Lonely Planet's 2016 "Best in the U.S." list.
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Back in July we gave you a list of eight weird things you'll find in the Nevada desert, but the reality is, Nevada is home to more than just eight strange and unusual roadside attractions.
It's the annual announcement every nervous flier awaits with interest: AirlineRatings.com's safest airline award.
The Clark County School Board, following a year of public disputes over sex education, teacher contracts and other heated issues, rang in 2016 with a divisive vote Wednesday to select its next leadership.
Looking for inspiration to liven up your snow fort-building sessions with the kids? The legendary Harbin International Snow and Ice Festival, famous for its spectacular sculptures and giant replicas, is now officially underway in northern China.
JIGGS — This is what it's like to live in a town named after a century-old cartoon character, an isolated high-desert speck with a one-room schoolhouse and lots of Wild West history, a place still populated by cougars and mustangs if not the ghosts of long-gone cowboys.
He was a whiz kid up against a $21 billion company. Aktarer Zaman, now 23, didn't back down when United Airlines and Orbitz sued him a little over a year ago for opening a website called Skiplagged.com to help travelers find cheap plane tickets.
Finally, Las Vegas is celebrating the new year, three hours after the ball dropped at Times Square in New York.
The world gets smaller every year, making its most scenic, previously off-limits spots more accessible than ever. From joining an Antarctica expedition with Conrad Anker to seeing polar bears in Norway, here are seven trips we're excited about for the new year.
Can't make it to Times Square on December 31? Worry not; chances are there's a folksier New Year's Eve celebration closer to your home.
Huge airline profits. New planes. Longer routes. Improved airports. Heightened attention to safety. Throw in an estimated 3.7 billion passengers for 2016 ... and you've got a seriously busy aviation year ahead.
Virgin America and China Southern Airlines on Tuesday announced a code-share agreement to offer booking and travel between China, southeast Asia and several Virgin America destinations across the United States, including Las Vegas.
You can fly to Elko for the annual National Cowboy Poetry Gathering, but there are few or any direct flights so with flight times ranging from three and a half hours to 14, I opted for the overland route, a nearly seven-hour drive across some of the loneliest and most striking territory in the country.
Local Allegiant Air passengers returning from Wichita, Kan. — or arriving in Las Vegas for an early start to New Year's Eve — ended up getting in a little later than expected.
Winter sports enthusiasts figure to be keeping an eye on the weather this season at Cave Lake State Park near Ely after the disappointment of last winter.
If you were to leave Miami on a flight heading west, 20 hours later you could be in Asia.
The Transportation Security Administration can now mandate some passengers go through a body scanner even if the travelers ask to opt out and get a full-body pat-down instead.
Police are investigating a breach in security at a New York City airport earlier this month when an unidentified man trespassed on a taxiway and warned a cargo worker not to say anything, according to Port Authority Police.
Airport travel is bound to be stressful this week, and United Airlines is bringing in four-legged backup to help with the problem.
A Latino Colorado River conservation group toured Hoover Dam on Thursday, and they got some views that are not seen every day.
Winter vacationing in the nation's scenic parks is more popular and more possible today than ever.
The Clark County School District, with the support of its teachers union, soon may overhaul its salary schedule to recruit new educators to Las Vegas while encouraging more teachers to work in at-risk schools.
Las Vegas ranks as the fifth-most-booked U.S. travel destination for 2016, a new poll shows.