Experienced wildflower watchers know that you find some flowers in some places every year. You have to follow the water.
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Survival and rescue stories from the deadly crash of TransAsia Airways Flight 235 in Taiwan are inspiring as well as intriguing. They raise the question: Why do some passengers survive plane crashes and others tragically don’t?
The robot revolution may be gentler than we thought. We’re not sure if the robotic staff at a planned hotel in Japan will be tucking guests into their beds at night, but they’ll be performing plenty of other traditional hospitality tasks.
With snow piling up in much of the United States, it might seem a bit early to start thinking about summer. But if you want to take a vacation on your terms, travel experts say now is the time to get the ball rolling.
The 45,000-acre region of Southern Nevada known as the Logandale Trail System attracts outdoor enthusiasts of many kinds. More than 200 miles of roads and trails explore this scenic and historic area north of Valley of Fire State Park and west of the little town of Logandale, a pioneer-era community in a verdant valley along the Muddy River.
The Northeast woke Tuesday to an unusual quiet. Subways and buses were shut down, and normally bustling commuter spots were empty.
No longer is it enough to simply lace up your running shoes and pant your way through a marathon.
Western communities celebrate the joys of winter with festivals, athletic events and a very famous cowboy poetry showcase.
Art, nature, food, history — it could take a month, a year or even a lifetime to drink in everything Scottsdale, Ariz., has to offer. But three or four days may be enough for a memorable sip.
Because most early cultures left no written record, we have gleaned much of what we know of them from the ruins, relics and artifacts they left behind.
If you’re flying on a Boeing 777 Cathay Pacific flight from Hong Kong to Los Angeles on any given day, there’s a one in 4,068,434 chance that your plane will crash. At least that’s what a new app called “Am I Going Down?” says.
Airlines are saving big on jet fuel thanks to the plunge in the price of oil — but those savings aren’t getting passed onto customers.
A room on the Strip just can’t compare with an overwater bungalow in the Maldives.
The quest to complete the first solar-powered flight around the world moved a bit closer to reality Tuesday. Swiss pilots Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg announced the Solar Impulse 2 aircraft will depart the United Arab Emirates in late February or early March, making a total of 12 planned stops.
Look to the skies this week in Switzerland and you’ll see the heavens are cluttered with private jets. Billionaires and world leaders from across the globe are flying en masse to the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland — and they insist on traveling in style.
Winter visitors to beautiful Bryce Canyon National Park find a different place from the one they experience the rest of the year. The vividly colored formations that characterize this forested wonderland at the edge of a dramatically eroded plateau stand in sharp contrast to wintry skies, their shapes etched and outlined in frosty white.
From Denali to Mount Rainier to Mount Washington, the U.S. is full of majestic, towering peaks that have long challenged people to climb them. This story is not about those.
Elon Musk’s dream of sending commuters hurtling through tubes at close to the speed of sound in a transport system he’s calling the Hyperloop is coming closer to reality.
Americans will face fewer obstacles in traveling to Cuba under new regulations announced by the Obama administration Thursday, continuing a promise to thaw relations with the country the president started last month.
Long distance trails inspire contradictory tales of solitude and camaraderie, pleasure and pain. The idea of covering thousands of miles on foot is itself barely believable. Perhaps that’s what makes these adventures so memorable.
Imagine boarding your next flight and having the entire cabin to yourself. In this age of overstuffed planes, where we squeeze our bodies into cramped seats and jockey for overhead bin space, it sounds like a dream — one that would never happen.
Keyhole Canyon, a steep-walled box canyon south of Railroad Pass off U.S. Highway 95, harbors ancient rock art and offers challenging rock-climbing routes.
Aviation website AirlineRatings.com recently released its annual list of the world’s 10 safest airlines.