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.
NEW YORK — The Metropolitan Museum of Art has received a major gift of works by contemporary African-American artists from the South.
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…
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…
JACKSON, Wyo. — The first ski museum in Jackson is set to open soon.
DENVER — A trip to Aspen during peak ski season is going to set you back some cash. But even those who can afford the posh Colorado mountain town will enjoy checking out what’s free, from high-altitude adventures to creature comforts.
Three cities loom large in the life and death of John F. Kennedy: Washington, D.C., where he was president and senator; Dallas, where he died; and Boston, where he was born.
SEATTLE — Anybody new to Seattle might wonder about the city’s name. It’s not like New York, named after a place in the “old country,” or Madison, named for a dead president.
WASHINGTON — A nearly 2,600-year-old clay cylinder described as the world's first human rights declaration is being shown for the first time in the United States.
SEATTLE — For tourists with an interest in Seattle's role as a high-tech hub, there hasn't been much here to see, other than driving over to Microsoft headquarters in suburban Redmond to take pictures of a bunch of boring buildings.
Fall foliage is at its height in many Northeastern states right now, making this the perfect time for a quick getaway. These family-friendly destinations in upstate New York will rival any in beauty for those in search of the perfect photo, and will provide the kids with endless fun.
SUNDANCE — It would have been easy to get rid of. No one had wanted it.
LARAMIE — The University of Wyoming Art Museum has acquired art from Papua New Guinea.
LAGRANGE, Ga. — Once upon a time in a village called LaGrange in a kingdom called Georgia, there was a storytelling festival named after a beautiful flower called an azalea. From all across the land, men and women would gather, often bringing their little ones, to hear stories kindled by h…
A federal judge has delayed until April a hearing into whether American Indian artifacts seized by federal agents should be returned to a privately-operated museum in southeast Montana.
HELENA -- People interested in history or museums will have a rare opportunity this week to attend workshops and hear nationally known experts as the Montana Historical Society hosts one of the largest museum conferences ever held in the state.
DENVER — Master showman Buffalo Bill is credited with revealing the mystique of the American West to the world. Nearly a century after the legend’s death, master curator Steve Friesen is credited with evolving the roadside attraction built to honor him into a first-rate museum of Old West my…
GREAT FALLS — Sleeping on dinosaur sheets and taping up dinosaur posters in his room, Kellen Bradt dreamed he’d be a paleontologist when he grew up.
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