With millions of listings, Airbnb can provide some worthy alternatives to pricey hotels, but like anything, do your homework.
The neighborhood in lower Manhattan is home to the new Whitney Museum of American Art, designer fashion stores, fine restaurants and more.
As the National Parks system celebrates its centennial in 2016, it’s trying to build a new generation of visitors.
Amtrak’s Great Dome Car returns to the Northeast for fall foliage runs.
Dozens of travelers every month are still bringing firearms -- many of them loaded -- on planes 14 years after they were banned.
Microchips in credit cards -- which have been in use overseas for years -- are designed to prevent hacking of accounts.
You can improve your chances of a positive experience with Airbnb by following these precautions.
London is a city with 123,000 rooms to rent, and a wealth of variety.
Gogo to switch to satellite-based system that will speed Wi-Fi up to 70 megabits per second.
Does traveling to this island nation and spending tourist dollars help the Communist-led government?
Come October, Shenandoah Valley is a leaf-peepers paradise, with brilliant shades of crimson, yellow and orange.
If you eat out while vacationing in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley, chances are the menu is going to include grits.
Newbies to Cape Cod, Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard should visit in September and October to avoid the crowds, learn the area.
Lobster rolls are the thing in the Cape and islands but they’re not cheap.
Smoking in any form is not allowed on airlines, even if it’s the newest innovation in delivering nicotine.
Launched capsule would be used primarily for space tourism.
Lodging resort fees, reservation cancellation fees, Internet fees, business center fees, baggage holding fees -- the list expands.
During peak periods it can take up to 10 weeks to get a new passport and demand for these documents is increasing.
A cast of wild characters in history and re-enactors continues to entertain visitors to notorious Tombstone.
Travel questions range from honeymoon locale to airline ticket pricing.
These days, few things are as painful to the human pocketbook as a great and sudden change in your airline travel plans.
Deauville, on France’s North Atlantic coast, was once a favorite summer retreat for wealthy Parisians. Now everyone goes.
Legume’s chef visits Eastern Europe and Russia to bring back ideas for Dacha, a restaurant he hopes to open in Pittsburgh.
Greek antiquities crafted during the Hellenistic period shine at the Getty museum in Los Angeles. The exhibit moves to D.C. in December.
Travel questions answered by experts.
The Old Sacramento Underground Tours, started by city historian Marcia Eymann, offers a family-friendly history tour, and an adult tour.
“The BEACH” exhibit at the National Building Museum’s Grand Hall features neither sand nor sea.
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Safety remains the top priority when the schools are setting up study abroad programs.
All aboard! Pennsylvania’s Strasburg may be the American center of the railroad buff’s universe.
There are many opportunities in Pennsylvania and across the U.S. to sleep in a train car.
A call for crackdown on airline rebooking fees.
Finding the cheapest airfares takes some digging.
Tourism officials fear that if the U.S. allows free travel to Cuba, it will result in a loss of visitors to the region’s other countries.
The California city that houses Disneyland wants to show there’s more for tourists to do there than snap a selfie with Mickey Mouse.
Zombies are on deck for upcoming themed cruises leaving ports in Florida next year.
Also, is there a way to find a last-minute cheap domestic flight?
The average domestic airfare for the September-through-November period is forecast to be $248, or 3.6 percent cheaper than in fall 2014.
Ten hours in Istanbul to sample the cultures of Europe and Asia and a mix of ancient culture and modern rhythms.
During the height of tourism, the Canadian town rolls out a red carpet of friendliness for visitors.
Consumers say they’re willing to pay even more fees in coming years for special services when they fly.
California’s central coast celebrates the state’s natural beauty, quirkiness.
Last week’s flurry of national media attention on the city’s charms has become the new normal.
For three years Eric Kobal led tours at Fallingwater, but last fall he began a very special project as a landscape volunteer.
New indoor roller coaster at Hersheypark goes for laughs and family-friendly thrills.
Mighty Zion National Park in Utah, envelops visitors in natural wonder.
Western Maryland Scenic Railroad’s locomotive 734 chugs out its “farewell tour” this season.
A house occupied once by one of the most famous actors in Hollywood sits unsold for years in a Tucson, Ariz., neighborhood.
The Federal Trade Commission finds that hotel resort fees do not need to be wrapped in advertised nightly room rate.
There are so many year-round activities in the snow-sport mecca of British Columbia that more people are visiting in summer than winter.