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US a land of regional tastes, drives growth in culinary tourism

Culinary tourism is transforming the image of the US to a land of regional tastes and dishes, officials said.

Arizona 'Flintstones' theme park up for sale

The owner of Flintstones Bedrock City, a northern Arizona theme park designed around the Hanna-Barbera cartoon, said Friday she is selling the property for $2 million. Read more »

June 6, 2015

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New York City museum abandons expansion plan amid opposition

The Frick Collection on Thursday abandoned plans for an expansion that would have replaced the museum's beloved viewing garden and reception pavilion with a six-story addition. Read more »

June 4, 2015

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Yellowstone urges tourist common sense amid bison attacks

A pamphlet drawing of a man being gored and flung into the air graphically warns tourists in Yellowstone National Park not to get too close to bison: They're wild animals and can be very dangerous. Read more »

June 3, 2015

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Visiting vintage Havana involves some old-school hassles

Travel experts and upscale magazines are urging travel to Cuba before it changes. But visitors envisioning salsa in the streets and glamorous vintage cars should also be prepared to manage without... Read more »

June 2, 2015

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Airbnb offers authenticity and a few challenges in Havana

In the two months since Airbnb started doing business in Cuba, listings have ballooned to about 2,000. The website makes it relatively easy to find lodging in a country that's largely been cut off... Read more »

June 2, 2015

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UTA adding bike racks to TRAX trains

The Utah Transit Authority is testing bike racks on select TRAX trains. UTA already has added 10 racks and hopes to add 50 more in coming weeks. Read more »

May 29, 2015

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Iconic Martha's Vineyard lighthouse begins move inland

A Martha's Vineyard lighthouse that is among the most endangered historic landmarks in the U.S. began its gradual march back from a rapidly eroding cliffside on Thursday. Read more »

May 28, 2015

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Universal Orlando to build a water park opening in 2017

Universal Orlando Resort is building a water park. Construction has begun on Volcano Bay at Universal Orlando Resort. The new park is expected to open in 2017. Read more »

May 28, 2015

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Traveling with your dog will cost you — sometimes hundreds

Having an 80-pound Labradoodle as a travel buddy means B.L. Ochman can quickly separate the hotels that love dogs from those that just put up with them. Read more »

May 27, 2015

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US pavilion seeks to be catalyst in food security discussion

Fields of waving grain may have come to symbolize the United States' industrialized agriculture, but the U.S. pavilion at Expo 2015 world's fair is seeking to lead the conversation on how to feed 9... Read more »

May 27, 2015

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US returns 25 looted artifacts to Italy: Vases, frescoes

The United States on Tuesday officially returned 25 artifacts that had been looted over the decades from Italy, including Etruscan vases, 1st-century frescoes and precious books that ended up in... Read more »

May 26, 2015

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Oklahoma Museum of Popular Culture closer to reality

The 100,000 or so artifacts earmarked for the would-be Oklahoma Museum of Popular Culture have for several years been neatly tucked away in numerous boxes at the state's history center in Oklahoma... Read more »

May 23, 2015

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Rockefeller to mark 100th birthday with land gift in Maine

The oldest member of the Rockefeller family is giving a gift as part of his 100th birthday celebration: 1,000 acres of land including streams, trails and carriage roads abutting Acadia National Park. Read more »

May 21, 2015

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21 things to look forward to at Disneyland's Diamond Celebration

This year is the 60th anniversary of the opening of the world's most famous theme park, Disneyland. The festivities and celebrations for this diamond anniversary will begin May 22. Read more »

May 21, 2015

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UTA announces Memorial Day schedule

FrontRunner, TRAX, the S-Line and buses will operate on a Saturday schedule on Memorial Day. Read more »

May 20, 2015

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New museum in John Wayne's Iowa hometown celebrates his life

Like many rural communities, the central Iowa city of Winterset has an idyllic town square, variety stores and a historic movie theater. But Winterset also has a unique claim to fame: It's the... Read more »

May 20, 2015

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Summer skies: airlines to fly record number of passengers

A record number of travelers are expected to take to the skies this summer thanks to a rebounding economy. Read more »

May 18, 2015

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Summer fun: coasters, pop culture rides and Orlando Eye

A dark, submarine-inspired thrill ride in California and swank new offerings at Downtown Disney all top the summer's must-do list for theme park and amusement fans. Read more »

May 18, 2015

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Historic club becomes meeting place for King's fans, friends

Club Ebony was once a hopping juke joint, a place where blues masters B.B. King, Little Milton and Howlin' Wolf performed for residents of this humble farming community looking to spice up their... Read more »

May 16, 2015

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25 things you need to know about Disneyland's Diamond Celebration

Disneyland's Diamond Celebration begins May 22. Here is what to expect during the 60th anniversary of the Disneyland Resort. Read more »

May 15, 2015

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Monte Cristo Highway to open Sunday morning

The Utah Department of Transportation is advising motorists and outdoor recreation enthusiasts that state Route 39, the Monte Cristo Highway, will open at 6 a.m. Sunday, May 17. Read more »

May 15, 2015

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Confident Delta CEO predicts fewer flight delays this summer

Delta Air Lines CEO Richard Anderson leans back in his chair, smiles and explains why he's so happy. Read more »

May 15, 2015

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Utah's iconic arches are 'talking,' geologist says

Utah’s national parks are known for their beauty, unusual landscapes, remoteness and quiet. But it turns out, these arches are “talking." Experts are now monitoring the resonate... Read more »

May 14, 2015

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