Travel

Historic ocean liner could be restored to luxury

The SS United States, an ocean liner bigger than the Titanic that once carried celebrities across the Atlantic at record speeds, may one day sail ...

Road Trip! Destination: Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia

I was halfway down Block 1 at Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia, peering into a cell for a thief imprisoned in 1829, when I realized ...

How dryer sheets solve travel dilemmas for less

You can handle a multitude of trip stresses, all with an easy-to-pack, affordable item from your laundry room. Static: A used dryer sheet can be ...

Road Trip! Destination: New York City

When winter literally turns Times Square into a Great White Way, it's a great time for a road trip to Broadway. The crowds that clog Broadway ...

5 tips for planning a family-friendly trip abroad

Are you planning a global adventure with your family? Here are five things to keep in mind: Go local. Consider visiting during off or shoulder seasons ...

Road Trip! Destination: Alexandria, Va.

The new PBS drama "Mercy Street" has brought Alexandria, Va., front and center. Now, the city is celebrating its heritage through new visitor experiences with ...

Buttons as contemporary art, reimagined in NYC exhibition

There's no denying buttons are an important clothing item, but can they rise to the level of art? A new exhibition at a Manhattan gallery ...

Essentials for a San Francisco trip include classic sites, new venues

Some things in San Francisco never change. The Golden Gate Bridge is still, in fact, orange; Lombard Street still has eight hairpin turns in one ...

Step into the exotic world of San Francisco's Chinatown

The best plan for tackling San Francisco's Chinatown is no plan at all. Simply wandering the wide streets and narrow alleys will take you where ...

Pittsburgh skiers will find changes, improvements on area slopes

Cold weather has been slow coming this year, but winter sport enthusiasts are happy to finally be able to get on the slopes. Here's ...

8 ways to stay out of harm's way

A traveler's chances of becoming involved in violence or terrorism during a vacation are minuscule, though the odds of encountering dangerous situations may rise and ...

More airlines offering craft brews during flights

Beer lovers rejoice! After years of less than stellar offerings (no offense, Budweiser) airlines are riding the craft brew wave. According to Travel Pulse's Paul Thompson, ...

Cuba's Art Factory aims for industrial-scale hipness

La Fabrica del Arte Cubano is the place foreign tourists go to see a younger, edgier, emerging Cuba. Or, it's the place teenagers who don't ...

Road Trip! Destination: Nashville

Nashville is the home of country music, from the Grand Ole Opry to the Bluebird Cafe to the noisy honky-tonks of Lower Broadway. Those venues ...

5 ways to save money on your next vacation

Vacations are a great way to relax, reconnect with family and escape the daily grind of work. But they can quickly drain your savings account. ...

Travel 2016: Rio, Indy 500, German beer, Christo in Italy

Rio and Cuba. The Pope's Year of Mercy and artist Christo's walk on water. Philadelphia, Cleveland and the next U.S. president. Super Bowl in California ...

Road Trip! Destination: Water parks

Winter has arrived, and we are months away from swimming season. But with a simple little road trip, you can still enjoy swimsuits and tropical ...

Travel industry embraces virtual reality for marketing

From roller coasters to cruises to destinations, virtual reality is exploding as a way to market travel. You can parasail and paddle-board using virtual reality ...

Road Trip! Destination: Lower Manhattan

On a dark December night, a canopy of lights glitters across Lower Manhattan, and not just from One World Trade Center and the other downtown ...

Travel briefs: Ski resorts plan special activities

Vail Mountain to host women for ski event Vail Mountain is hosting a new women's ski event from Jan. 20 through 22 named for Skadi, ...