Author and environmental activist Terry Tempest Williams will speak Sunday.
Hilton is launching a new hotel brand, focusing on budget travelers looking to spend $75 to $90 a night. Read more »
Unusually cold weather in eastern Asia has been blamed for more than 65 deaths, disrupted transportation and brought the first snow to a subtropical city in southern China in almost 50 years. Here... Read more »
King Tut hasn't been around for a few thousand years, but his power remains: after a botched repair job of the famed pharaoh's beard left scratches on his burial mask, Egyptian prosecutors... Read more »
Millions of people awoke Saturday to heavy snow outside their doorsteps, strong winds that threatened to increase through the weekend, and largely empty roads as residents from the South to the... Read more »
Airlines canceled around 7,600 flights to, from or within the U.S. for Friday and Saturday, as a blizzard began covering much of the Eastern U.S. Read more »
The Obama administration will announce as early as Thursday its plan to introduce new visa requirements for European travelers who are dual nationals of Iran, Iraq, Sudan or Syria, or who have... Read more »
Cheaper jet fuel thanks to falling oil prices helped Delta Air Lines earn $980 million in the fourth quarter despite lower revenue than a year ago. Read more »
December 2015 visitation numbers for Dinosaur National Monument fell 18.6 percent when compared to the previous year, but the year ended in positive territory with an overall increase of 16.4... Read more »
Airbus overcame technical toilet troubles and engine delays to win hundreds more plane orders in 2015 than rival Boeing, but a bigger problem may cloud this year for both companies: China's... Read more »
A Syrian suicide bomber detonated a bomb in a historic district of Istanbul popular with tourists Tuesday morning, killing at least 10 people and wounding 15 others, Turkish officials said. Read more »
Large numbers of migrating Yellowstone National Park bison are likely to face slaughter for at least the next couple of winters as officials weigh changes to a 15-year-old agreement that drives the... Read more »
After decades running the famous Dooky Chase's restaurant in New Orleans, the Queen of Creole Cuisine has few regrets — maybe just one. Read more »
It's among the biggest of Japan's many New Year holiday rituals: Early on Tuesday, a huge, glistening tuna was auctioned for about 14 million Japanese yen ($118,000) at Tokyo's 80-year-old Tsukiji... Read more »
"The Nerd," a comedy set in the '80s, is Hale Center Theater Orem's newest show. It runs through Feb. 6. Read more »
To make way for “Star Wars,” Disneyland is about to launch its largest expansion ever, which means shutting down a significant chunk of the Anaheim theme park. Read more »
Taylor Swift's star-studded "1989 World Tour" topped Pollstar's list of worldwide tours of the year, grossing $250.4 million. Read more »
As the final hours of 2015 draw to a close, many are bidding a weary and wary adieu to a year marred by attacks that left nations reeling and nerves rattled. Still, most places are forging ahead... Read more »
Resorts are upping the ante, finding new ways this season to pamper guests who barely want to leave the slopes. Read more »
More than a dozen of New York City's most famed hotels are pledging to get greener. Read more »
This summer, I spent seven weeks in Seattle going to Boeing 787 school. From a visit to stunning Mount Rainier to scenic panoramic views from the Space Needle, there is something for everyone to do... Read more »
Airlines are shifting the timing of thousands of flights, even adding dozens of redeyes, as they try to avoid delays while hauling millions of passengers from now through the Christmas weekend. Read more »
In Ted Cruz's campaign world, it's Santa who tells people what he wants for Christmas: Their valuable voter contact information. Read more »
Explore the stranger side of the Beehive State. Read more »
An American flag whips in the wind above the reopened U.S. Embassy in Cuba. Tens of thousands of foreign visitors have strolled down the cobblestone streets of Old Havana in recent months, some... Read more »
Rides and other attractions themed on Harry Potter will open at the Universal Hollywood theme park in Los Angeles on April 7, Universal announced Tuesday. Read more »
Apple Maps quickly became the butt of jokes when it debuted in 2012. It overlooked many towns and businesses and misplaced famous landmarks. It marked New York's Madison Square Garden arena as park... Read more »
Crews this year recorded their biggest catch yet in a long-running effort to reduce the number of non-native lake trout in Yellowstone Lake, a National Park Service fisheries biologist said. Read more »
The woman who carried out the San Bernardino massacre with her husband came to the U.S. last year on a special visa for fiances of U.S. citizens, raising questions about whether the process can... Read more »
The Grand Canyon wants to change the way backcountry areas are managed as more outdoor enthusiasts take to the park's open spaces, with proposals that would require hikers using the most popular... Read more »
An empty wooden frame once occupied by Willem de Kooning's "Woman-Ochre" sits at the center of a gallery at the University of Arizona's Museum of Art in Tucson. Read more »
Russian President Vladimir Putin has called for sanctions against Turkey, including a ban on some goods and prohibiting extensions of labor contracts for Turks working in Russia. Read more »
Hundreds of angry Cubans confronted police and Ecuadoran embassy officials in an unusual display of public discontent on Friday after the surprise announcement of a new visa requirement aimed at... Read more »
Russia announced Friday that it will suspend visa-free travel with Turkey amid the escalating spat over the downing of a Russian warplane by a Turkish fighter jet at the Syrian border. Read more »
Travel experts are predicting the busiest Thanksgiving for travelers in eight years. Weather forecasters are predicting a winter storm on the busiest travel day of the year. Read more »
A project to link Las Vegas and Southern California with a high-speed train got a boost this week when the newly formed Nevada High-Speed Rail Authority approved an exclusive relationship with... Read more »
The United States and Cuba signed an agreement Wednesday to join forces and protect the vast array of fish and corals both countries separated by just 90 miles (140 kilometers) of water share in... Read more »
Yellowstone National Park proposes to kill roughly 1,000 wild bison this winter — mostly calves and females — as officials seek to curb the animals' annual migration into Montana. Read more »
Marriott International is buying rival hotel chain Starwood for $12.2 billion in a deal that will catapult it to become the world's largest hotelier by a wide margin. Read more »
A large copper face is the first thing that greets visitors to the museum in the base of the Statue of Liberty. Read more »
Arizona lawmakers who hoped to build miles of fencing along the border with Mexico using millions of dollars in private money are pulling the plug nearly five years later after the state received... Read more »
A helicopter manufacturer landed a new model chopper at Walt Disney World. A tech conference booked Universal's Harry Potter park. Those are just a few examples of how conventions and conferences... Read more »
Egypt opened three tombs in the ancient city of Luxor to the public for the first time on Thursday, hoping to spur interest in tourism despite the shadow of last weekend's airline crash in the... Read more »
This Halloween, two brave souls got the dubious honor of waking up among 6 million dead bodies in Paris' creepy Catacombs. Read more »
From the very first, I was entranced by the canal as I ran the ruddy path alongside it. The water mirrored the cloud-flecked sky above as the afternoon light waned, and I didn't wanted to stop on... Read more »
Lions, that symbol of Africa's wild beauty, power and freedom, no longer roam in Mali. Or in Ivory Coast or Ghana or war-shattered eastern Congo. Or most of the rest of West Africa. Read more »
Zimbabwe is no longer pressing for the extradition of James Walter Palmer, an American dentist who killed a well-known lion called Cecil, a Cabinet minister said Monday. Read more »
The rolling forests where Henry David Thoreau once paddled a river in the shadow of Mount Katahdin are at the center of a fight over a $100 million offer by the founder of Burt's Bees to create the... Read more »
The night before Bethany Hughes started on the Pacific Crest Trail, a 2,650-mile hike from Mexico to Canada, she was so wired that she kept rifling through her bags. Read more »
Pirates and wolves and bears, oh my! Other family friendly offerings to stop and see near Yellowstone
When you're looking for something to do with restless children on the way to Yellowstone National Park, here are a couple of places to check out: "Real Pirates" in Idaho Falls and the Grizzly &... Read more »
Colorado's highest court heard arguments Tuesday on whether ski resorts are liable for avalanches within their boundaries — a question with potentially far-reaching implications for the... Read more »
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