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Centennial celebration: Day hikes as Rocky Mountain Nat'l Park turns 100

The jagged snow-draped peaks, rocky tundra and roaring waterfalls render exclamation points inadequate.

North Korea says it is holding an American tourist

North Korea said Friday it has detained an American tourist for committing an unspecified crime, the third U.S. citizen being held there. Read more »

June 6, 2014

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Disney 'Frozen' frenzy includes Norway tourism

The popularity of the Disney movie "Frozen" has not only led to box-office profits, sold-out merchandise and long lines to meet "Frozen" characters in Disney parks. It's also motivating fans to... Read more »

June 5, 2014

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Gap between wealthiest travelers, everyone else has widened

Private elevators, personal shopping assistants, six-bedroom suites with their own postal codes. Even helipads. This is what the super-rich have come to expect from hotels. Read more »

June 4, 2014

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Summer vacation prices are driven higher by surging demand

Angelica Lopez went to great lengths to save a few bucks on a planned seven-day cruise to the Virgin Islands this month. Read more »

June 2, 2014

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World Cup's most exotic city awaits tourist influx

Death by giant snakes, malarial mosquitoes or drug-addled, knife-wielding thieves: If the barrage of blood-soaked headlines in the British tabloids is to be believed, that's what awaits soccer fans... Read more »

June 1, 2014

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Thousands flock to Utah parks over Memorial Day weekend

Zion National Park had record-setting visitation over Memorial Day weekend. Other parks in the state also saw an increase in visitors from last year. Read more »

May 30, 2014

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From beaches to Bangkok, tourists ask 'What coup?'

When Thailand's military staged a coup last week, Phil Koenighaus was on a beach enjoying the debauchery of the country's infamous "Half Moon" festival. Read more »

May 27, 2014

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Tips for safe Memorial Day travel

More than 36 million Americans — 2.7 million in the Intermountain West — will travel at least 50 miles during the Memorial Day holiday weekend, a 1.5 percent increase from last year. Read more »

May 25, 2014

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Gasoline prices have familiar look as summer nears

The price of gasoline looks familiar this Memorial Day. For the third year in a row, the national average will be within a penny or two of $3.64 per gallon. Read more »

May 23, 2014

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Gov. Herbert doesn't expect new monument designations in Utah

After President Barack Obama declared this week he is "not finished" protecting public lands, Gov. Gary Herbert said he doesn't believe the administration will force any new national monument... Read more »

May 23, 2014

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Draper road projects slated to begin

Two road construction projects will begin in Draper in the next two weeks. Read more »

May 23, 2014

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Road work to begin on U.S. 91 in Cache County

Road work will begin next week on U.S. 91 between Smithfield and the Idaho state line. Read more »

May 23, 2014

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Utahns visiting D.C. grab a selfie with Obama

A trio of Utah college students got an unexpected souvenir on their trip to Washington, D.C. — a selfie with President Obama. Read more »

May 22, 2014

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Despite prices at the pump, many Utahns will hit the road this weekend

A record number of residents in the Mountain West are expected to kick off the travel season by vacationing this weekend, despite rising gas and airfare prices. Read more »

May 21, 2014

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Obama breaks from busy day to walk, greet tourists

It was a rare view of President Barack Obama: strolling along the National Mall with suit jacket slung over his shoulder. Read more »

May 21, 2014

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Tissues, counselors help ease pain at 9/11 museum

There are prominent videos of the twin towers collapsing, photos of people falling from them, portraits of nearly 3,000 victims and voicemail messages from people in hijacked planes. Read more »

May 21, 2014

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7 things to do in and around St. George

Looking for the perfect getaway spot? Try St. George, Utah's very own desert oasis. Read more »

May 19, 2014

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Arlington Cemetery's 150 years rooted in Civil War

Arlington National Cemetery's hallowed ground honors American soldiers from many different wars. But as Arlington marks its 150th anniversary this year with tours and events, historians note that... Read more »

May 19, 2014

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Zion park trail to close for repairs

Zion National Park will be closing the Lower Emerald Pool Trail on Thursday, May 22, at 8 a.m. to make necessary trail repairs. Read more »

May 16, 2014

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AAA: Americans ready to travel after rough winter

A strong case of cabin fever and a little more money to spend should inspire a greater number of Americans to hit the road this Memorial Day weekend. Read more »

May 16, 2014

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Duck and Cover: US, UK warn of Kenya terror attack

Armed Marines patrol the U.S. Embassy grounds in Nairobi in bullet proof vests and helmets. Increasingly frequent emergency drills tell embassy staff: "Duck and cover, duck and cover." Read more »

May 16, 2014

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Sept. 11 museum opens to relatives and survivors

Tears in her eyes, firefighter widow Maureen Fanning emerged Thursday from the new Sept. 11 museum deep beneath ground zero, unable to bring herself to look at all of it. Read more »

May 15, 2014

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Airlines expect more travelers to fly this summer

More travelers will take to the skies this summer, the U.S. airlines' trade and lobby group predicted Thursday. Read more »

May 15, 2014

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Obama: No act of terror can match strength of US

President Barack Obama praised the new Sept. 11 museum on Thursday as "a sacred place of healing and of hope" that captures both the story and the spirit of heroism and helpfulness that followed... Read more »

May 15, 2014

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Use credit cards with care while traveling

It’s May: The school year is winding down; summer travel plans are revving up. Whether it’s a road trip on the nation’s freeways or a jet flight across the world, chances are... Read more »

May 12, 2014

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