The region embraces spring with a variety of outdoor activities, while preparing for Memorial Day observances.
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Americans fear pilots purposely crashing an airliner as much as they are afraid of a hijacking, and over a quarter are more scared of flying than they were before a copilot crashed a jet in France last week, killing 150 people, a Reuters/Ipsos poll found.
At 1,250 feet, the reflective glass-covered 7132 Tower, planned for completion in 2019, will be same height as the Empire State Building. It would be western Europe’s tallest building — and the world’s tallest hotel — and it would be built in a tiny Swiss village.
Much of the world is on sale for Americans right now since the U.S. dollar is enjoying one of the strongest moments in modern history. If you were dreaming of a vacation to a far off destination, now is the time.
Hoover Dam, which turns 80 years old this year, is an engineering marvel that attracts nearly a million visitors annually to its location on the Colorado River just 30 miles from Las Vegas
For those seeking a getaway, spring brings festivals and many opportunities to enjoy nature.
S tanding on the red cliffs overlooking St. George, Utah, you can imagine this valley as the area’s first white residents saw it 150 years ago.
Whether you’re 18 or 80, a springtime getaway is a cure-all for the winter blues. Here are 10 tips for having a blast without busting your travel budget.
When you have kids, traveling is difficult. While it might be faster to fly somewhere, flights are expensive, and they mean more time confined in one place. While driving may be a good solution financially, it’s also overwhelming to think about spending that much time in a car with kids. Here are some ideas to make traveling with your kids something to look forward to.
According to a March 23 report in The Siberian Times, Russian Railways president Vladimir Yakunin has proposed a plan for a massive trans-Siberian highway that would link his country’s eastern border with the U.S. state of Alaska, crossing a narrow stretch of the Bering Sea that separates Asia and North America.
The California coastline might come to mind when you think of a destination for a beach trip, but Alabama and the Gulf of Mexico have some of the best beaches in the world. Here are five reasons why your next beach trip should be to Alabama.
Whether it’s an obscure beauty spot that’s about to be exposed to the world via a hot new film or remote islands about to be made more accessible thanks to a new airport, these are the places on the brink of becoming major destinations. Time to get booking now, before everyone else does.
I am a firm believer in taking family vacations. I think it is a great way to build lasting memories and bonds with your children that will stick with them throughout their lives, but I also think it is important to take a vacation without the kids. Here is why.
Scotty’s Castle is about 150 miles from Las Vegas. Follow Highway 95 north through Beatty to Scotty’s Junction. Questions about who owned the mansion existed for a long time because of tall tales told by Walter Scott, a colorful character better known as Death Valley Scotty.
Airbnb may be the poster child of the peer-to-peer movement, with more than 800,000 hosts and a valuation in excess of $13 billion. But it’s not the only platform out there giving tourists the chance to live like locals and locals the chance to make some extra income.
Las Vegas is a popular spring break destination for couples, families and groups of friends. In fact, Sin City is predicted to be one of the top vacation spots for spring this year, reports the Los Angeles Times. Due to the warm weather, variety of activities and endless entertainment options, it’s easy to see why.
A New Zealand bar manager and two Burmese colleagues were sentenced to two and a half years in jail in a Yangon court on Tuesday for posting a Facebook image of a Buddha wearing headphones to promote an event last December.
After all the security adjustments members of the flying public have endured post-9/11, they once again have to revisit their trepidation over airline travel. But have no fear. Airline crews are by no means cavalier about unruly passengers or hijack threats.
A portion of Nevada’s colorful railroading past comes to life at the Nevada Southern Railroad Museum in Boulder City.
Another flight brings another complaint about an airline interfering with a passenger breastfeeding her baby. The mothers who complain about instances of airline employees interfering with their breastfeeding or pumping aren’t covering up and going away; they are tweeting out their complaints in 140 characters or less, sometimes in multiple posts, other times taking pictures of longer reports.
Airport authorities are clearly doing something right in Singapore. For the third year in a row, Singapore Changi Airport has earned the World’s Best Airport title at the annual SkyTrax World Airport Awards, which were announced Wednesday in Paris.
The nation’s skies are expected to be more crowded this spring than they’ve been since 2007, and airlines are scrambling to handle the surge.
Travelers along some of Nevada’s major highways follow the historic footsteps of centuries-old trails. Head north into Utah on Interstate 15, or west into Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and over the mountains into Pahrump Valley, and you retrace part of the Old Spanish Trail, the oldest transportation corridor in the state.