Fort Necessity National Battlefield: A living, evolving lab for historical research and interpretation
“The Great Meadows,” site of the first battle of the French and Indian War, is being restored to look more like it did in 1754.
In addition to seeing the reconstructed fort and battlefield, plan to tour the interpretive and education center and related sites.
It’s full of kitsch, but this collection of Jersey beaches draws more than 8 million visitors each summer to its doo-wop culture.
The scenic river valley that spans parts of eastern Pennsylvania and western New Jersey has been occupied by humans for 13,000 years.
I can get a great vantage point when taking pictures, but I’m usually slammed by luggage and the refreshment cart on airplanes.
The development further bridges the gulf between countries as close as an hour flight but long kept at a greater distance by the Cold War.
Before going on vacation, take some time to research both the natural and man-made hazards that may await you.
Delta, American and United say three Middle Eastern carriers use subsidies to compete unfairly in the U.S.
Falling for people who love a leisurely meal and posing for the camera.
How to pick a destination when you have too many options and other travel questions answered.
The town known for its Civil War ties is home to several chic, distinctive shops, most of which are within walking distance of downtown.
The Logan area lives up to its nickname as “Ohio’s Scenic Wonderland.”
This 3-acre rolling vista of lush gardens and ceramic art is open just once a year -— June 25-26 — in Hocking Hills, Ohio.
How to get out of being an “Unwilling Family Travel Agent” and other questions answered.
Visitation to Alexander Hamilton’s restored home has increased by the thousands since the musical “Hamilton” opened on Broadway last year.
Moscow is a tapestry of contrasts with nostalgia for the USSR and a healthy appetite for capitalism.
The annual $15 pass admits you to Allegheny Portage Railroad, Flight 93 Memorial, Fort Necessity, Friendship Hill and Johnstown Flood parks.
Amusement parks are good places to reach the growing number of young parents — consumers with healthy disposable incomes.
The Washington Post travel editors answer readers’ questions.
The Post-Gazette’s Critics Choice motorcoach tour to Canada, July 19-23, includes a selection of seven performances.
Ending the fees for checked baggage also would cut the long lines this summer, two U.S. senators claim.
New attractions for Summer 2016 also debut at Legoland Florida, SeaWorld Orlando and the Kennedy Space Center.
“Star Wars” lives at Disney Studios; a new “Frozen” ride and revamped Soarin’ arrive at Epcot; Animal Kingdom debuts extended hours.
For its 60th anniversary, Idlewild & SoakZone is introducing a new Enchanted Castle to its Story Book Forest, along with a new princess.
Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg visited the Energy Innovation Center in Hill District between stops in round-the-world journey.
After backlash from Lightning fans, ex-Pittsburgher at Bradenton bureau says it was a mistake to sponsor rally towel handed out at Consol.
Removing someone from an aircraft is actually a rare occurrence; it happened just 82 times amid 9.6 million flights in 2015.
There are newsletters, apps and websites that can help make the process a little easier — and cheaper.
The Museum of Osuna rolls out permanent exhibit devoted to popular series that begins its sixth season.
I just had heart surgery. Should I buy medical insurance before I travel abroad?
Despite the airlines’ generating a $18.1 billion windfall in extra fees, Delta cuts passengers a break.
Find the perfect vacation rental at a steal? That might be what it is.
Readers pose questions about their travel dilemmas, issues.
The 83rd annual Historic Garden Week, which runs April 23-30, opens more than 200 private homes and gardens across Virginia to visitors.
Mount Vernon is not the only home worth a visit when in the D.C. area.
How the Venus Diner went from Hampton institution to Twin Cities landmark is woven in classic Americana and the changing palates of diners.
Here’s a tip for your next trip: Get ready to tip more.
Airlines take shots at rivals competing for Cuba flights, which the U.S. government will award this summer.
Annual festival in our nation’s capital celebrates 1912 gift of 3,000 cherry trees from Japan.
Voters in a national newspaper poll pick this 3,200-acre peninsula on Lake Erie the best freshwater beach.
Maritime disasters on Lake Erie are the focus of a compelling exhibit at the Tom Ridge Environmental Center, running through April 25.
The September celebration of sails is part of the bigger Tall Ships Challenge racing across the Great Lakes.
Targeting the diaper set, cultural institutions can potentially jump-start habits that can last a lifetime, experts say.
The incredible shrinking lavatories are becoming amenity-free wastelands for travelers, according to one travel expert.
The American Sign Museum is a paean to American capitalism, featuring commercial signs dating back more than 100 years.
Western Massachusetts’ Berkshire County combines bucolic beauty and heavyweight cultural resources.
Brookfield Place is a luxury shopping complex that recently opened across from the National September 11 Memorial in lower Manhattan.
The typical seat width on an airplane has shrunk from 18.5 inches in the 1990s to 17 inches or less now.
Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson -— the world’s busiest airport — hopes to expand its canine fleet, especially for the summer travel season.
Excursions from Cumberland will stop short of Frostburg until repairs are made.