SAVANNAH, Ga. — When Hollywood films a hit movie or TV show in Georgia, hardcore fans can bring in millions of tourism dollars when they come to get a firsthand look at the places they’ve seen on the screen.
RALEIGH, N.C. — One day, hikers will be able to step on a trail near one of Appalachia’s highest peaks and follow an off-road path that ranges from leafy to sandy all the way to the Atlantic Ocean.
JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. — For decades, Jackson Hole’s reputation for its abundance of expert terrain — and relatively little else — preceded it.
CODY, Wyo. — No livestock made the trip, but Paul Brock's roping in China was a hit with the locals who seemed fascinated and bemused each time he twirled a rope.
DETROIT — I arrived in a power outage, got a $45 parking ticket and drove past dozens of abandoned homes. But as a tourist on my first trip to Detroit, I also sang in the Motown studio, saw the paintings that were nearly sold to pay the city’s bills, and bumped fists with the sculpture of bo…
SEATTLE — Travelers looking for something beyond top attractions like the Space Needle in Seattle might consider adding a weird museum or two to their itineraries.
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. — The National Park Service is soliciting proposals from businesses interested in providing guided saddle and pack stock trips in Yellowstone National Park.
NEW YORK — The Christmas season is one of New York City’s busiest times of year. Tickets for Broadway shows and hotel rooms go for premium prices and lines for top attractions are long. But some of the best and most beautiful things to see and do around the city during the holidays are free.…
JACKSON, Wyo. — A proposal to double the cost to enter Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks in northwest Wyoming is drawing resistance.
SPOKANE, Wash. — Spokane is Washington’s second-largest city, with its 210,000 residents living about 270 miles east of bigger, richer and better-known Seattle.
NEW YORK — The Metropolitan Museum of Art has received a major gift of works by contemporary African-American artists from the South.
SILVER SPRING, Md. — In the past 20 years, the Maryland suburbs just outside Washington, D.C., have boomed, and that population growth has been accompanied by development and even tourists. Now when folks visit Washington, they may choose to stay in hotels just outside the capital in Silver …
WILMINGTON, Del. — The history of Delaware’s largest city, Wilmington, stretches back to 1638, when a Swedish ship, the Kalmar Nyckel, landed with two dozen settlers. Today the area offers not only history but also contemporary art and nature walks along the riverfront. Many of these attract…
LARAMIE, Wyo. — The Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests are offering permits to cut Christmas trees at locations in Wyoming and Colorado.
HANNIBAL, Mo. — Mark Twain only lived in Hannibal, Mo., for 13 years, but many of his most famous stories were inspired by this humble Midwestern city. A visit to Hannibal today, with its excellent museums, preserved historic sites and old-timey antiques shops, offers a way to appreciate the…
SOLVANG, Calif. — As a Southern California native with a Danish dad and the tongue-twisting Danish name “Solvej,” I’ve always been asked, somewhat cheekily, “Hey! Do you know the town Solvang?”
JACKSON, Wyo. — A second commercial operation has been permitted to conduct scenic air tours based out of the Jackson Hole Airport in Grand Teton National Park.
NEW YORK — Baltimore on a budget? Easy as Edgar Allan Poe. His gravesite is one of a number of memorable places that can be visited around this historic city without spending a dime. Here are some details on paying your respects to the famed poet who penned “The Raven,” along with some other…
GREAT FALLS — Hard-packed roads that were identified for removal in 2007 are now being churned up and restored to a natural state across Lewis and Clark National Forest, with the aim being improved vegetation growth and water flow.
NEW YORK — Halloween seems to be getting scarier, with attractions going ever-more interactive and in-your-face.