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CNN.com - 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.

08/28/2014 07:45 AM
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

09/19/2014 04:55 AM
10Best: Amazing American wildlife watching
With a little planning, travelers can quite easily make their way to wildlife hotspots.
     
 
 

09/18/2014 05:35 AM
Fantasy camps: Get a taste of a different life
Now that summer's over, it's the adults' turn to head off to camp and live out a dream.
     
 
 

09/19/2014 05:03 AM
Taste Wisconsin from beer to brats
Get an authentic taste of "America's Dairyland" with the state's staples.
     
 
 

09/19/2014 09:08 AM
Vacationships: These couples only meet up on the road
In a more mobile world, couples are taking long-distance relationships to another level.
     
 
 

09/19/2014 05:04 AM
Where to party in Vegas during iHeartRadio
What's a festival without some rockin' after-parties at Vegas' hottest nightclubs?
     
 
 

09/19/2014 08:10 AM
St. Lucia is for lovers: What to do as a couple
The island has the dramatic scenery, sophisticated resorts and couple-friendly attractions lovers crave.
     
 
 

09/18/2014 04:00 AM
Top five off-peak destinations for fall 2014
With peak season over, travel providers have plenty of rooms, beaches, and restaurants to fill.
     
 
 

09/17/2014 07:00 AM
Spirit picks flamboyant yellow as U.S. airlines repaint planes
The carrier known discount fares and add-on fees unveiled a flamboyant new paint scheme.
     
 
 

09/16/2014 11:17 AM
The 'world's strangest-looking airplane' turns 20
Airbus' distinctive "Beluga" aircraft made its first flight 20 years ago last weekend.
     
 
 

09/15/2014 08:46 AM
The grind of air travel: Where did it all go wrong?
The perception is that flying is to be endured, not enjoyed, even as perks have improved.
     
 
 

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USATODAY - Today In the Sky

09/22/2014 03:43 AM
Airbus: First-ever A320neo flight will be Thursday
Short for "new engine option," neo is Airbus' update to its popular A320 narrowbody jet.
      
 
 

09/22/2014 02:12 AM
Strike threatens to snarl Air France flights for 2nd week
Pilots are protesting plans to beef up a low-cost unit of the company.
      
 
 

09/22/2014 04:32 AM
Frontier drops two California cities from its route map
Service to Fresno and Bakersfield will end by early January.
      
 
 

09/18/2014 09:49 PM
Frontier will grow to seven destinations from Phoenix
With the expansion, Frontier will fly nonstop to seven destinations from Phoenix.
      
 
 

09/19/2014 05:12 AM
Name that airport ...
Here is this week's "name that airport" photo.
      
 
 

09/19/2014 04:17 AM
How did Maui airport get OGG code? Exhibit will explain
Kahului Airport exhibit will explain the meaning behind the Maui field's three-letter code.
      
 
 

09/17/2014 10:55 PM
JetBlue CEO Barger to step down; Hayes to take over
Move comes as Wall Street voiced disappointment about carrier's efforts to increase revenue.
      
 
 

09/16/2014 06:04 PM
New game show filmed on Allegiant flights
"The Game Plane" shows fliers competing for prizes from cash to luxury vacations.
      
 
 

09/17/2014 05:11 AM
Pittsburgh airport holds lottery for hunting permits
The airport expects to issue about 100 free, archery-only season permits.
      
 
 

09/18/2014 02:36 AM
Delta continues LAX growth, adds two new Texas routes
Move comes as the airline continues to expand its L.A. route map.
      
 
 

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USATODAY - Hotels Top Stories

09/22/2014 05:09 AM
Get a room and a free vroom at these posh hotels
From premium Porsches to fun Fiats, these hotels let guest take a spin for free.
      
 
 

09/17/2014 05:51 AM
10Best: Rock and roll hotels around the USA
These rock and roll hotels will conjure the musical spirits of legends past and present.
      
 
 

09/15/2014 05:34 AM
Photo tour: The stunning SLS Las Vegas
September's photo tour reveals Vegas' newest resort, SLS Las Vegas. Take a look inside.
      
 
 

09/19/2014 03:08 AM
10Best: San Francisco hotels near Levi's Stadium
Come cheer on the 49ers with a stay at one of these convenient San Francisco hotels.
      
 
 

09/12/2014 05:47 AM
10Best: Hotels for fall leaf-peeping
These hotels make perfect home bases for fall foliage tours.
      
 
 

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.
      
 
 

09/10/2014 05:32 AM
10Best: Beautiful and historic Southern resorts
Between their scenic beauty and lavish enticements, these resorts are worth a visit.
      
 
 

09/10/2014 05:23 AM
Adorable hotels on America's Main Streets
Experience the charm of small-town America with these hotels right in the center of things.
      
 
 

09/08/2014 06:55 AM
Business travelers opt for homes on the road
Some business travelers say residences offer more comfort and conveniences than hotel rooms.
      
 
 

09/08/2014 06:34 AM
10Best: Nashville Hotels
Book a room at one of Nashville's best hotels for a memorable trip to Music City.
      
 
 

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USATODAY - Destinations Top Stories

09/18/2014 12:23 PM
San Antonio: River Walk, the Alamo and more
Remember the Alamo? Well, San Antonio has a whole lot more to offer visitors.
      
 
 

09/18/2014 05:26 AM
Three national food tours coming your way
Food tours make way to major cities in the form of food trucks, star chef visits and more.
      
 
 

09/18/2014 05:35 AM
Fantasy camps: Get a taste of a different life
Now that summer's over, it's the adults' turn to head off to camp and live out a dream.
      
 
 

09/18/2014 05:18 AM
Savannah sweets: Ice cream and movie fans love Leopold's
The ice cream is all made fresh daily, including the Tutti Frutti flavor, invented here in 1919.
      
 
 

09/16/2014 05:12 AM
Best deals for Caribbean shoulder season
You can live large and stay longer in the Caribbean when you travel during the "shoulder" season.
      
 
 

09/16/2014 05:11 AM
10Best: Iconic Southern restaurants
To truly appreciate classic Southern fare, it's best to head straight for the source.
      
 
 

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.
      
 
 

08/27/2014 05:17 AM
Best SkyMall Product for Business Travel
Vote for your favorite SkyMall product for business travel until Sept. 23 at noon.
      
 
 

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Latest Travel News from the New York Times


NYT > Travel

09/22/2014 08:41 AM
In Transit Blog: What Wake-up Call? Catering to Sleepers-In
Hotels, cruise lines and tour companies are now creating activities for travelers who like to sleep.







09/21/2014 08:11 PM
For Airbnb and Uber, an Uneven Response by Regulators
For technology start-ups like Airbnb and Uber, efforts to gain a stronger foothold in European countries have been complicated by varying regulations from different governments.







09/21/2014 06:22 AM
Chinese Tourists Find a Movable Feast Best Left Behind
The French capital is the No. 1 destination in Europe for Chinese tourists, but many have unrealistic expectations of the city.







09/19/2014 02:00 PM
In Transit Blog: The Berlin Wall’s Fall, Commemorated by Light
The 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall will be observed in November with miles of light along its former route.







09/19/2014 01:24 PM
Two Goods Reasons to Visit NoHo
Notable sites on East Fourth Street include No. 29, the Merchant’s House Museum, whose parlor and staircase were copied for the 1949 film “The Heiress,” and the Swift Hibernian Lounge, an Irish pub.







09/19/2014 01:15 PM
In Transit Blog: Expedia and HomeAway Expand Rental Partnership
A partnership between Expedia and HomeAway will offer more than 100,000 home rentals.







09/19/2014 10:45 AM
Norway the Slow Way
On “the world’s most beautiful voyage,” up the country’s coast, gazing at the big views and looking for the midnight sun.







09/19/2014 08:48 AM
Surfacing: In Cleveland, Adding Life Where Grit Once Prevailed
The Gordon Square stretch of the old Detroit-Shoreway industrial area has been revitalized with galleries, bistros and residents.







09/19/2014 08:46 AM
In Transit Blog: A Musical Tour of the World
The new Music of the World app available through Spotify helps users identify music from various countries and regions.

09/18/2014 12:13 PM
Past and Present: In France, Artifacts of America’s Role in World War I
The country is full of American war monuments, from the grand to the intimate.







09/18/2014 08:15 AM
In Transit Blog: A Paris Vacation, Cooking Class Included
Le Pavillon des Lettres hotel in Paris is offering a package in which guests take a cooking class with a member of the culinary team from the restaurant Grand Véfour.







09/18/2014 07:12 AM
In Transit Blog: Apartment Accommodations, Hotel Services
The new site BeMate.com will offer guests accommodations in apartments and services from local hotels.







09/17/2014 02:57 PM
Heads Up: A Wine Region Flourishes in Central Washington
One of the state’s fastest-growing wine regions, Lake Chelan now has almost two dozen wineries clustered around its southern end.







09/17/2014 02:57 PM
Explorer: In the Cascades, a Trifecta for Outdoor Enthusiasts
Washington’s Stehekin Valley has great scenery, comfortable lodging and good food and relatively few visitors. Just don’t expect an easy path to get there.







09/17/2014 11:58 AM
T Magazine: Phoebe English, London’s Newest Designer to Watch, on Her Hometown Haunts
The young Brit, who presents her spring 2015 collection today, shares her favorite places to eat, drink, unwind and get inspired.







Top Of New York Times Section

 

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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