Vlad the Impaler never owned Dracula’s Castle, but the myth and fascination about it draws 600,000 visitors a year.
Transylvania’s Princess Ileana founded the Orthodox Monastery of the Transfiguration in Ellwood City, Pa.
Karen Christensen, a U.S. State Department travel official, gives advice for various scenarios you may encounter.
A new survey found that those who began camping last year, nearly 1 in 5 was black and 11 percent were Latino — twice the rate of 2014.
An overnight cross-state trip for a Steelers game instead yields a fantastic array of culinary delights.
Orlando’s marine park will receive it’s first virtual reality coaster — a trend being introduced at amusement parks across the country.
The rural museum, hidden away in Jefferson County, may represent the largest collection of industrial internal combustion engines.
Chautauqua destroys historic amphitheater, begins building a replica of it and searches for a new president for the lakeside summer retreat.
This weekend’s encampment is more of a walk through the military culture of the 1860s led by re-enactors in period attire.
A frequent visitor to Amish country highlights some special gems but cautions drivers to travel slowly through the back roads.
The Re-Uzit Shop in New Holland is a must-see when reflecting on the Amish way of life.
As a new place to enjoy the fall foliage, check out Ellicottville in Western New York, where there’s plenty to do off-season.
Smithsonian’s latest venture highlights history of African-Americans in the U.S. from the 1600s to the present.
The Reef Environmental Education Foundation uses “volunteer” scuba divers and snorkelers to gather data about the world’s fish population.
The fall whitewater season is open on the Gauley River, the “Beast of the East.”
Skip the seashells and search for something a little sharper — sharks’ teeth.
The Maryland coastal city with the oldest state capitol in continuous legistlative use offers much more than sailing and crabbing.
New spread will be home to a main winery, new brewery and distillery, and you also can visit the company’s other winery, cidery and more.
The American Field Service Intercultural Program in Western Pennsylvania sifts through more than 2,000 applications each year.
How to pack medicine for an extended trip overseas and other travel questions are answered by Washington Post staffers.
“I Approve This Message: Decoding Political Ads” at the Toledo Museum of Art, runs through Nov. 8.
Officials would like more flights to Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego and Seattle, where there is little or no nonstop from Pittsburgh.
Tips for traveling to the Hopewell Furnace National Historic site.
Visitors say the partially restored factory center in southeastern Pennsylvania offers a fascinating story they never read in history books.
Delta’s COO said the problem was caused by a power control module at Delta’s technology command center that malfunctioned.
Water bikes are just one way to enjoy Canalside, Buffalo’s newest attraction on its revamped waterfront.
Canalside, Buffalo’s new waterfront destination, colors grain elevators at night and draws thousands with its Thursday night summer concert
As hotels streamline services, often sending welcomes by text and email, or not at all, the Georgian Inn of Somerset adds a personal touch.
Tourism experts see only blue skies ahead for an already robust and lucrative tourism industry in Pittsburgh and its surrounding counties.
A Somerset County getaway on a private lake is to reopen this week.
Longtime visitors know they can stop by any number of area bars and restaurants and feel right at home.
Union accuses the airline of nearing the limits for man and machine as it pushes to improve on-time performance.
The Oil Region National Heritage Area offers lots of history, as well as extensive hiking, biking, equestrian trails and water sports.
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.
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.