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Latest Travel News from CNN - Travel

05/23/2014 10:51 AM
Getting to know the Mississippi Delta
The Mississippi Delta is a storied region that sets the standard for all things Southern, good and bad. Here are some of our favorite spots to explore.

06/16/2014 12:26 PM
What to know about Mexico City
Mexico City began as the home of an ancient empire and grew into a massive, modern metropolis.

04/25/2014 06:35 AM
8 ways Lyon outshines Paris
Wine, food, churches, festivals -- France's second city has a sophistication that can elevate it above even the capital.

05/07/2014 08:32 AM
8 amazing American caves
Far beneath our feet, amazing caverns yawn and twist. Grab a flashlight and head underground to explore amazing rock formations, underground streams and in some cases, plenty of bats.

02/06/2014 07:23 AM
50 states, 50 spots to visit
The coasts get all the glory in the United States, but there's something fun to do in each and every state. Yes, every state. Check out our gallery of travel suggestions for 2014 and share your own.

05/12/2014 05:50 AM
50 United States in 31 years
The quest to visit all 50 states is a tradition in Holly Kearl's family. She just checked off her 50th state -- Alabama -- last weekend.

04/30/2014 03:50 PM
Nature's most spectacular shows
Fireworks are fantastic and human endeavor has its place, but sometimes Mother Nature outshines any performance we can produce.

03/07/2014 02:37 PM
10 record-setting natural wonders
The natural wonders of the United States are beckoning to us as the country thaws out. Tallest, highest, hottest: Here are 10 record-setting sites.

02/06/2014 06:54 AM
Blood Falls and more natural oddities
Earth never stops surprising us. Every corner of the planet offers some sort of natural peculiarity with an explanation that makes us wish we'd studied harder in junior high Earth science class. Here are some favorites.

02/06/2014 07:02 AM
Never a typical night for police
Officer Jeanet Franklin works the shift from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. at Atlanta's airport, where there's never a dull moment.

Latest Travel News from USA Today

USATODAY - Travel Top Stories

08/27/2014 10:03 AM
A sneak peek at the year's hottest new cruise ship
Royal Caribbean's much-ballyhooed Quantum of the Seas debuts in November.

08/26/2014 09:08 AM
State fairs: Chocolate-coated bacon, anyone?
Livestock, oversized produce and fried everything. What more do you want in an afternoon?

08/27/2014 05:33 AM
Amazing rooftop bars around the world
Offering stunning vistas and delicious cocktails, these bars are destinations unto themselves.

08/27/2014 05:59 AM
Best places for destination weddings in Hawaii
It's hard to find an island resort or hotel that isn't celebration-friendly.

08/26/2014 09:34 AM
Tennessee: A beautiful tour in pictures
From cities to the Great Smoky Mountains, the state has everything visitors could want.

08/25/2014 08:00 AM
Labor Day weekend food and wine festivities
Celebrate the last blast of summer with epic food and drink events around the country.

08/26/2014 11:38 AM
United flight diverts over 'Knee Defender' fight
The controversial plastic gadget prevents airline seats from reclining.

08/26/2014 10:52 AM
Yellow brick homes: Lodgings that'll put you in Oz
From Munchkin-esque houses to an Emerald City-like condo, lodgings evoke the Land of Oz.

08/25/2014 05:22 AM
Ken Burns: Glacier National Park in trouble
If you want to see the park's namesake glaciers, Ken Burns has a piece of advice: hurry.

08/25/2014 08:48 AM
Latest gee-whiz cruise ship feature: Robot bartenders
Royal Caribbean's next ship will feature a bar where robots mix the drinks.

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USATODAY - Today In the Sky

08/27/2014 05:13 AM
Give weaving a whirl at Philadelphia airport
Two looms will be set up for the popular Walk Up & Weave demonstration.

08/27/2014 05:04 AM
Aeroflot offers 6 million rubles for a new jingle
The state-controlled Russian airline has put out a call for a new corporate jingle.

08/27/2014 04:29 AM
Frontier reduces service from Delaware
Service to Chicago, Denver, Atlanta and Fort Myers will stop for the season in October.

08/27/2014 02:55 AM
Australian airlines relax rules for electronic devices
The Civic Aviation Safety Authority has lifted the ban on gate-to-gate use of electronics.

08/27/2014 02:44 AM
Frontier will expand, battle Allegiant in Cincinnati
Nonstop flights are planned for Las Vegas, Phoenix, Dallas, Orlando and Fort Lauderdale.

08/25/2014 06:28 PM
Power to the people: Airports get new charging stations
Beefy new mobile charging stations have been installed at four major airports.

08/26/2014 04:52 AM
Denver airport goes digital to reunite fliers with lost items
DIA has followed the lead of other airports and instituted a new digital claim system.

08/26/2014 01:27 AM
United flight diverts over 'Knee Defender' fight
The controversial plastic gadget prevents airline seats from reclining.

08/24/2014 07:59 PM
Tickets on sale for new Melbourne, Fla.-Dulles service
Elite Airways has begun selling tickets for its first scheduled non-stop flights.

08/25/2014 04:50 AM
Bay Area earthquake damages Napa County Airport
The earthquake blew out most of the windows in the Napa air traffic control tower.

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USATODAY - Hotels Top Stories

08/27/2014 05:33 AM
Amazing rooftop bars around the world
Offering stunning vistas and delicious cocktails, these bars are destinations unto themselves.

08/19/2014 05:28 AM
20,000 keys? Quirky hotels around the USA
Why stay at a chain hotel when you can get a little weird for the night?

08/14/2014 04:00 AM
10 hotel booking mistakes (and how to avoid them)
From using the wrong sites to forgetting vital information, these mistakes could make or break your trip.

08/27/2014 01:43 AM
10Best: Budget Cancun hotels
These budget hotels in Cancun let you enjoy paradise without breaking the bank.

08/25/2014 05:14 AM
Fee-happy hotels charging extra for services
Hotels are finding new ways to squeeze more money out of travelers, even for items they don't use. Guests face a growing number of fees for guaranteeing bed types, storing luggage and having an in-room safe. (Aug. 25)

08/06/2014 06:07 AM
Send us your photos of hotel key cards
Key cards are the newest trend in souvenirs. Snap a photo of your favorite and tell us the story behind it.

08/22/2014 05:28 AM
Cancun's top honeymoon resorts
Newlyweds will have a home base from which they can explore attractions and the nightlife.

08/20/2014 05:02 AM
Best destination wedding hotels in the U.S. Virgin Islands
Choosing one of the U.S. Virgin Islands for a wedding can pose a happy challenge: each has top-notch hotels and beaches.

08/18/2014 07:45 AM
'Travel hacking': Scam or strategy?
An emerging class of travel experts promises free trips, but there's a downside.

08/15/2014 05:38 AM
Retro/vintage hotels: What's old is new again
Kitschy décor and vintage design let guests break away from cookie cutter options.

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USATODAY - Destinations Top Stories

08/26/2014 09:04 AM
Philly's Passyunk Ave. evolves into dining destination
A local advises where to eat in the evolving South Philadelphia neighborhood.

08/27/2014 09:26 AM
Live shows rock Las Vegas over Labor Day weekend
Long weekends in Las Vegas mean your entertainment options have grown exponentially.

08/26/2014 09:04 AM
Vegas gambling guide: How to set limits for yourself
Disciplined gamblers recommend limiting yourself to play smart at Las Vegas casinos.

08/26/2014 07:42 AM
Labor Day Travelers: Pack these to save time and money
Think ahead and pack snacks for your Labor Day road trip to save time and money.

08/26/2014 10:52 AM
Yellow brick homes: Lodgings that'll put you in Oz
From Munchkin-esque houses to an Emerald City-like condo, lodgings evoke the Land of Oz.

08/26/2014 09:34 AM
Tennessee: A beautiful tour in pictures
From cities to the Great Smoky Mountains, the state has everything visitors could want.

05/15/2014 04:50 PM
Jamaica, tropical escape of all times!
Dunn's River Falls & Bob Marley Museum is a must-see. Foodies, visit Jerk Hut.

05/15/2014 05:15 PM
Nassau, Bahamas – so much to see & do!
From relaxing on the beach to stingray experience, visiting Atlantis is a must.

05/15/2014 05:00 PM
St. Maarten, paradise for vacationers.
Enjoy the beautiful blue waters, bask in the sun, or go on a sailing adventure.

08/11/2014 10:30 AM
Best International Skyline
Vote for the most beautiful international skyline in the 10Best Readers' Choice awards.

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Latest Travel News from the New York Times

NYT > Travel

08/27/2014 01:20 PM
36 Hours in Charlotte, N.C.
Explore the “Queen City,” where downtown is Uptown, the Old South is new and the attractions range from bike routes to the Nascar Hall of Fame.

08/27/2014 11:31 AM
Frugal Traveler: How I Spent 4 Hours at O’Hare
You may be surprised at how far $25 can take you during a layover in Chicago.

08/27/2014 10:08 AM
In Transit Blog: A New Bike Tour in the Adirondacks
Cycle Adirondacks, a weeklong bike tour in upstate New York organized by the Wildlife Conservation Society, will make its debut in August 2015.

08/27/2014 09:11 AM
Heads Up: A Taste for Lunch in Ashland, Ore.
In this southern Oregon town, which draws at least 300,000 visitors each year, some restaurants are focusing on the midday meal.

08/27/2014 09:10 AM
Foraging: In Dublin, Shopping Away From the Crowds
Drury Street is just blocks from the city’s main shopping avenue, but the comparatively smaller strip has less congestion and a more authentic feel.

08/27/2014 08:00 AM
In Transit Blog: A New York Food Tour With a Batali Touch
Walks of New York will offer the Mario Batali Signature Food Tour of Greenwich Village.

08/27/2014 07:22 AM
Everyday Economics: Don’t Want Me to Recline My Airline Seat? You Can Pay Me
I fly a lot. When I fly, I recline. I don’t feel guilty about it. And I’m going to keep doing it, unless you pay me to stop.

08/26/2014 05:18 PM
Safety Advocates Call for Florida to Curb Floating Watering Holes
Florida, with the most boaters and boating accidents, requires little training to operate a craft in its increasingly crowded waters.

08/26/2014 03:49 PM
T Magazine: A Design Lover’s Guide to the Modern Jaipur
The 19th-century city has spawned numerous 21st-century pleasures, from sumptuous design objects to gorgeous, laboriously produced rugs to a one-of-a-kind resort.

08/26/2014 02:00 PM
In Transit Blog: Swimming With the Whales in Australia
Sunreef in Australia is offering a trip in which participants swim with humpback whales.

08/26/2014 12:14 PM
Bites: Restaurant Report: Café des Abattoirs in Paris
Two daughters of a Michelin-starred chef opened this spot last October, serving simple dishes prepared with top-tier ingredients.

08/26/2014 12:13 PM
Check In: Hotel Review: The Marlton in New York City
Opened last September in the heart of Greenwich Village, this nine-story property is a snug and affordable alternative to larger hotels.

08/26/2014 11:17 AM
In Transit Blog: Illinois Governor Vetoes Ride-Sharing Restrictions
Gov. Pat Quinn of Illinois vetoed legislation that would have effectively put an end to ride-sharing companies like UberX and Lyft.

08/26/2014 08:46 AM
Q&A: Getting Close to the Action at the U.S. Open
Louisa Thomas, who covers tennis for Grantland, talks about the value of watching the tennis tournament on its more intimate courts.

08/25/2014 04:45 PM
Harried Travelers Take the Bus
Executive buses with amenities like leather seats, beverage service and Wi-Fi are becoming alternatives to flying or driving between cities.

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NYT > Escapes

03/05/2010 01:42 PM
Paddleboarding in Hawaii: Who Cares About Surf
Paddleboarding while upright means venturing far and wide without having to hunt for waves.
03/05/2010 12:27 AM
The Falcon: A Jazz Haven in a Hudson Valley Hamlet
Away from Manhattan’s urban frenzy, one man’s hospitality has created an intimate stage for top-tier musicians.
03/05/2010 12:28 AM
Breaking Ground: Sound-View Homes in North Carolina’s Waterfront
A waterfront second-home community in Merry Hill, N.C.
02/27/2010 06:01 PM
From Frozen Vines In Ontario, a Sweet Specialty: Ice Wine
The Niagara Peninsula in Ontario is ground zero for ice wine, whose grapes are ready for harvesting in the middle of winter.

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Latest Travel Tips from ESL

Jude Tan -- 2014-04-26 01:50
So you've just had your Chinese visa stamped into your passport, your flights are booked, you have your farewell party sorted and it’s just a matter of days before the adventure begins. While a game of charades with your local waitress might be fun the first couple of times, getting chicken claw a...
Well jaded traveler -- 2014-00-22 12:18
When arriving in a new city, from my hotel room (which I always chose in the middle of the hotel area of the city), I walk to a nearby 5 star hotel. They always have a line of taxi cabs waiting in their drive way. They only allow good taxi drivers to pick up their guests. I don't know what the proce...
Peter Goudge -- 2014-00-22 12:09
Every person who has spent some time teaching and travelling around the world has a taxi story to share. Over the past 30 years or so that I’ve been teaching and travelling (with breaks in between), I can safely say that I’ve heard a taxi story from every continent. I’ve heard some shockers in...
Emily Austin -- 2014-00-04 12:29
Whether you are dealing with forest camping for the first time, or you are a frequent camper, a new outdoor tour will always be very thrilling and scary at the same time, especially if it includes camping within it. If you are planning a tour to India for experiencing ultimate fun and adventure, the...
Sarsjh Patrick -- 2013-11-04 12:58
Wildlife photography is indeed very rewarding, yet challenging when compared with all the other kinds of photography. Getting all the animals together to click the perfect picture can at times be very irritating. You cannot control or order them the way you want and therefore, need to have lots of p...
Jon Cheney -- 2013-06-19 17:49
As summer rolls on through, and we all sit in the office pining for a foreign getaway, regrets may begin to creep in that we didn’t think ahead and book something months ago. Thankfully there are plenty of holiday operators offering last minute holiday deals so you don’t have to miss out on a su...
Cliff -- 2013-06-19 15:59
There is always a part of me that dislikes the environmental impacts of traveling. The use of fossil fuels for transportation, buying food in non-environmentally friendly packaging, the list goes on. Luckily, I've found a couple of ways to make traveling a little easier on the environment. Use these...
Catriona Robertson -- 2013-06-14 16:24
In the current economic climate a holiday can take its toll on your purse strings and leave you longing for your next pay day with fervent vigour. But it really doesn’t have to be this way. There are plenty of bargains to be had if you know where to look for them and how to tweak them to your circ...
Tom Brown -- 2012-10-06 14:17
Being single does not need to hold you back from going on an exciting holiday. Adventure tours for singles, which range from several days to several weeks in duration, are geared toward people who love sightseeing and meeting new friends. Learn more about the three main benefits of these trips. Grou...
Paul Symonds -- 2012-06-23 15:27
Even if you are a teacher and spending the whole year abroad, there are certain travel insurance policies which cover this type of scenario, an example now being the gap year policies many companies now offer. Other types of policy might also be useable but do be sure to check the fine print on the ...

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