More Travel Articles

  • Group trips across Grand Canyon will need permit

    Updated: Thu, Aug 28, 2014

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Groups of hikers and runners who want to do grueling excursions across the Grand Canyon will soon need a permit — a move officials say will cut back on overcrowding, litter and safety issues at the popular tourist attraction in Arizona. The permit requirement...

  • Ranger in Africa's oldest park wounded by grenade

    Updated: Thu, Aug 28, 2014

    DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — A ranger in Africa's oldest national park has been seriously wounded by a grenade during a confrontation with poachers. Virunga National Park said in a statement Thursday that a rocket-propelled grenade exploded near Muhindo Kipasula a day earlier. Shrapnel...

  • Museum to display 6,500-year-old human skeleton

    Updated: Thu, Aug 28, 2014

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The public will soon get to see an ancient human skeleton recently rediscovered in a Philadelphia museum's storage room. Visitors can look at the 6,500-year-old remains beginning Saturday at the University of Pennsylvania's Penn Museum. Archaeologists first...

  • Mystery of Death Valley's moving rocks solved

    Updated: Thu, Aug 28, 2014

    DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — For years scientists have theorized about how large rocks — some weighing hundreds of pounds — zigzag across Racetrack Playa in Death Valley National Park, leaving long trails etched in the earth. Now two researchers at the Scripps Institution...

  • Carlsbad Caverns National Park is banning drones

    Updated: Thu, Aug 28, 2014

    CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — Carlsbad Caverns National Park has adopted the ban on drones. Officials say anyone caught using model airplanes, quadcopters or other types of drones within the park's boundaries could face fines and possible jail time. National Park Service Director Jonathan...

  • Hawaii tourism officials expect slower growth

    Updated: Thu, Aug 28, 2014

    HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii tourism officials are tempering their expectations for the industry but vowing continued growth. Hawaii Tourism Authority Vice President David Uchiyama said Thursday the state agency expects 8.2 million visitors to come to the islands this year, followed by 8.4...

  • Parks Service hosting program to hear elk bugling

    News Services
    Updated: Thu, Aug 28, 2014

    The National Parks Service will be hosting an opportunity to participate in a Rocky Mountain tradition: listening to the bugling of the bull elk (wapiti). The gatherings will be at the Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument on Sept. 20-21 and 26-27 from 5-7:30 p.m. and Oct. 3 and 5...

  • Grants awarded to protect battlefields in 3 states

    Updated: Thu, Aug 28, 2014

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The National Park Service has awarded more than half a million dollars in grants to help protect four Civil War battlefields in North Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia. The funding includes $267,164 to preserve about 107 acres of the Bentonville Battlefield in...

  • 1.5M from Carolinas traveling this Labor Day

    Updated: Thu, Aug 28, 2014

    CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Fueled by lower gas prices, an estimated 1.5 million residents from the Carolinas will be traveling this Labor Day to enjoy the last weekend of the summer season, the highest number since the Great Recession. AAA Carolinas says in a release almost 90 percent of...

  • Denali National Park to host military day

    Updated: Thu, Aug 28, 2014

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Denali National Park and Preserve plans to host a military appreciation day for up to 400 active service members and their families in September. National Park Service officials say participants in the Sept. 16 visit will be able to drive the Denali Park Road....

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
SEP
1
SEP
2
SEP
3
SEP
4
SEP
5
SEP
6
SEP
7
SEP
8
SEP
9
SEP
10
SEP
11
SEP
12
SEP
13
SEP
14
Advertisement