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Several Pittsburgh businesses are part of “Bon Appetit Appalachia.”
Madrid offers old Castilian architecture and traditions with a modern twist, enjoyed best with a side of paella and a pitcher of sangria.
The Gorges du Verdon, near Provence, has outdoor challenges for all experience levels.
On-time performance of Southwest Airlines, the nation’s largest domestic carrier has deteriorated over the past year,
The Homestead in Hot Springs, Va., established in 1766, has refreshed guests since before the Revolutionary War.
Our quest was emblazoned on the T-shirts we were given before we left for Alaska: “8 men, 4 highways, 5 days, 865 miles.” On motorcycles.
BALTIMORE -- The pierogi at Sophia’s Place sure are yummy. As good as my mother ever made. And the golabki? Mmm-mm
A number of new, creative tools are aiming to help you rattle off phrases such “table for two” in an unfamiliar language in no time.
The so-called Sept. 11 security fee that was intended to fund the Transportation Security Administration is about to increase.
Proper planning and creative thinking are the key to packing, experts say.
Pilsen, which has for years welcomed Mexican residents, is experiencing the effects of gentrification.
Santa Claus is always in residence at Colorado’s North Pole: Home of Santa’s Workshop, a children’s amusement park at the base of Pike’s
Those three are just a taste of this year’s 12-play festival.
Couples take wedding vows to another level in Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri.
Information: Lake of the Ozarks: wwwFunLake.com.
Starting Friday, a new tour eats its way from Market Square to the Strip and back.
Find out who these so-called ambassadors are, the ones selling our city and presenting the information that shape the views of visitors.
An emerging system portends sweeping change in our lives, from riding taxis to renting rooms and still more.
Running tours give residents and tourists alike a different vantage point to see Pittsburgh sights.
Local tour guide fits the bill as a part-time wise quacker.
Louise Sturgess' love of Pittsburgh history shines during her walking tours given to the public.
When cab driver Earl Farrell picks up a fare, part of the journey can include a history of the city.
Jamie Blatter, a former flight attendant turned Realtor, is now at home guiding visitors through Pittsburgh’s Clayton.
Two North Side siblings lead Segway tours along the city‘s sidewalks to show people from around the world all their hometown has to offer.
Darryl Cann isn’t a tour guide, although he often acts like one.
PNC Park’s popular hot dog vendor delights the Pittsburgh crowds with his dance moves.
Melissa Balkovec of ‘Burgh Bits and Bites Tour is an ambassador for Pittsburgh natives and tourists alike.
Being a successful guide for Haunted Pittsburgh takes more than an eerie voice, ominous grin and black attire.
The entrance to the Grand Central Terminal is now named for the woman who worked to save the facility -- Jackie Kennedy.
Tour guide 'brews' interest in Pittsburgh‘s breweries near and far.
The CEO of VisitPittsburgh delights in promoting the city he loves.
U.S. airline passengers who travel with their pets will be getting access to more information about a carrier's animal-safety record.
Water safety of popular beach vacation destinations is rated in the 2014 annual report from the Natural Resources Defense Council.
Oaxaca offers ancient sites, beautiful crafts and good food.
Here’s a surprise: Most air travelers wouldn’t mind paying more in fees — if it helped cut lines at airports.
With more than 130,000 graduates behind it, Offshore Sailing School promotes the green alternative to power boating.
Hundreds will gather in the Allegheny National Forest near Tionesta next weekend to see synchronous and other fireflies.
Welcoming the community into The Frick has been a hallmark of Mr. Bodine’s leadership. "He has made it a beautiful oasis for everyone.”
The Karabots Pavilion has been designed to facilitate the Franklin Institute's contact with the outside world.
Ernest Hemingway’s island homes in Key West and Havana were only 90 miles apart but wives away.
Two decades of peace along the Adriatic coast provide a tranquil destination amid Greek to Renaissance history.
Travel experts from The Washington Post answer questions by readers on a wide range of vacation issues.
Much of what’s interesting about Death Valley is difficult to access. The best way to see it is on a dual-sport motorcycle,
The National Museum of the United States Air Force at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton, Ohio, is a great place to land.
This spring this Washington Post writer tested out a few dog-specific bike trailers for use on trails, boardwalks and pavement.
Three of 19 lighthouses on Lake Erie in Ohio are open to the public with tours this summer.
Chic design and sophisticated art rejuvenate the frontier spirit of Fargo. N.D.
A chocolate lover’s paradise featuring a giant, Hershey bar replica of the Empire State Building is now open on the Las Vegas Strip.
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter expands to a second Orlando theme park with this month's opening of Diagon Alley at Universal Studios.
Vacation promotion industry’s efforts raised red flags, including the lure of a $1,400 trip and a lifetime of cheap vacations.