More Travel Articles

  • Judge halts drilling permits next to condors

    Updated: Wed, Jul 23, 2014

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California court has delivered a setback to an oil company seeking to drill wells within a few miles of condor habitat at the state's Pinnacles National Park. A Monterey County Superior Court judge ruled Monday that authorities in central California should...

  • Atlanta Cyclorama painting to move across town

    Updated: Wed, Jul 23, 2014

    ATLANTA (AP) — The huge Atlanta Cyclorama painting is moving across town to a new home in the city's Buckhead area. Mayor Kasim Reed announced the move Wednesday as the city commemorates the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Atlanta during the American Civil War, which is the...

  • Supreme Court upholds firing of tourism director

    Updated: Wed, Jul 23, 2014

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Montana Supreme Court has upheld the 2010 dismissal of a former state tourism director who was fired because the agency said she didn't spend millions of dollars meant to promote tourism and filmmaking in the state. Elizabeth "Betsy" Baumgart was...

  • US House passes bill prompted by LA airport attack

    Updated: Wed, Jul 23, 2014

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a bill on airport security that was prompted by a gunman's attack on a Transportation Security Administration station at Los Angeles International Airport last year. The bipartisan legislation approved Tuesday on a...

  • Report outlines impact of national parks in Va.

    Updated: Wed, Jul 23, 2014

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Fewer people visited Virginia's national park sites last year and spent less money during those visits, according to a report by the U.S. Department of the Interior. The report outlines the number of visits and the economic impact at the country's 400-plus sites...

  • Park Service assesses impact of W.Va. attractions

    Updated: Wed, Jul 23, 2014

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Four National Park Service attractions in West Virginia drew a total of 1.5 million visitors last year. A Park Service report looked at attendance in 2013 at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, New River Gorge National River, Bluestone National Scenic...

  • 2 uptown NYC museums to host block parties

    Updated: Wed, Jul 23, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Two uptown New York City museums are teaming up this summer to attract more visitors with some cool outdoor activities. The Museum of the City of New York and El Museo del Barrio are partnering for the first time with "Uptown Bounce: Summer Nights @ 104th and Fifth."...

  • Artifact dig planned at Sioux City rail museum

    Updated: Wed, Jul 23, 2014

    SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — A Sioux City complex that was once home to a repair and maintenance terminal for steam locomotives will be the site of an archaeological dig next month. The Sioux City Journal (http://bit.ly/1rARiI8 ) reports the Siouxland Historical Railroad Association...

  • Eastern Ky. touted in culinary tourism promotion

    Published: Wed, Jul 23, 2014

    FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Forty-eight food destinations in eastern Kentucky are included in a new guidemap to promote culinary tourism. The mapguide was developed by the Appalachian Regional Commission. The Bon Appetit Appalachia tourism mapguide showcases 283 distinctive food...

  • In international flight, volatile conflicts abound

    Updated: Wed, Jul 23, 2014

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — In Libya, militias armed with shoulder-launched missiles are battling for control of the country's main airport. In Africa, the entire Sahel region is awash with weapons that include portable air defense systems leftover from the ouster of Moammar...

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
JUL
25
JUL
26
JUL
27
JUL
28
JUL
29
JUL
30
JUL
31
AUG
1
AUG
2
AUG
3
AUG
4
AUG
5
AUG
6
AUG
7
Advertisement