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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.

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USATODAY - Travel Top Stories

07/31/2014 05:20 AM
Your Take: Beautiful beach photos from readers
We asked for your best beach pics, and you responded! Check out our readers' stunning shots.

07/31/2014 04:51 AM
Amazing UNESCO World Heritage sites in North America
From Pennsylvania to Puerto Rico, these are places we can explore, understand and learn from the past.

07/31/2014 07:11 AM
Photo tour: The most beautiful places in Rhode Island
The state features more than 400 miles of coastline and loads of culture, all packed into a tiny package.

07/31/2014 07:46 AM
Travel Q&A: How do I pack smarter for my next trip?
Each week, USA TODAY Travel reporters and editors answer timely questions in a short video.

07/30/2014 10:01 AM
Cruise insider: Exploring Ketchikan, Alaska with Disney
USA TODAY's five-part series on sailing to Alaska on the Disney Wonder continues.

07/30/2014 04:50 AM
Prisons, plantations and more: Hotels with storied pasts
These properties reinvent old spaces to create the hotels visitors call home during vacation.

07/30/2014 01:02 PM
Princess taps top chocolatier to reinvent desserts
Artisanal chocolate maker Norman Love is turning his attention to cruise ships.

07/30/2014 05:04 AM
Play cowboy on the Colorado ranch trail
Well, hungry cowboy. These sustainable farms and ranches offer tours, dining and riding.

07/30/2014 10:37 AM
My Montana: A summer in pictures
Explore the beauty of Montana's scenery and people through these gorgeous pictures.

07/28/2014 09:19 AM
Vegas' other wildlife: Animal and aquatic attractions
Meet the real animals in Vegas at these naturally wild attractions.

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07/30/2014 07:03 PM
Southwest and SeaWorld part ways
Southwest to focus on local markets, SeaWorld on Latin America, Asia.

07/31/2014 02:31 AM
JetBlue: Curacao is newest Caribbean destination
Beginning Dec. 2, JetBlue will fly nonstop to the island from its hub at New York JFK.

07/31/2014 02:01 AM
Groups debate proposed 2nd Atlanta airport
Plans for Atlanta's second commercial airport raise concerns from noise to environment.

07/30/2014 04:16 AM
Woman dies on US Airways Honolulu-Phoenix red-eye
The woman was pronounced dead by a medical team that met the plane on arrival.

07/29/2014 03:51 AM
Air New Zealand: Fliers stranded in Hawaii get cash
Air New Zealand flight finally departs for home after three false starts.

07/28/2014 06:35 PM
TSA doling out $15,000 for ideas to improve airport lines
Agency will award a cumulative total of $15,000 to individuals whose ideas help with lines.

07/29/2014 02:22 AM
Delta adds free in-flight entertainment for all fliers
Delta claims it will have "more free entertainment than any other carrier."

07/28/2014 02:07 AM
American Airlines to add second destination in Haiti
AA will add daily nonstop service between Miami and the Haitian city of Cap-Haitien.

07/28/2014 12:23 AM
Virgin America files for IPO
Virgin America announced Monday morning that it intends to go public.

07/27/2014 04:46 AM
Delta to add second Europe route from Salt Lake City
Route would be Delta's second to Europe out of its Salt Lake City hub.

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USATODAY - Hotels Top Stories

07/30/2014 04:50 AM
Prisons, plantations and more: Hotels with storied pasts
These properties reinvent old spaces to create the hotels visitors call home during vacation.

07/29/2014 06:14 AM
Hilton lets guests pick rooms, use smartphones as keys
Digital check-in and room selection will be available at more than 4,000 properties.

07/23/2014 04:55 AM
Photo tour: The party's at Palms Casino Resort
Our monthly photo tour takes us to the Palms in July for partying and luxury in Las Vegas.

07/30/2014 10:53 AM
Traveler's Aide: You call this a five-star hotel?
How many stars any given hotel sports can be largely subjective and wildly variable.

07/28/2014 08:02 AM
10Best romantic Charleston hotels
Turn up the heat at these 10 romantic Charleston hotels.

04/16/2014 05:13 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.

07/28/2014 08:07 AM
10Best Grand Canyon hotels
These 10 Grand Canyon hotels represent the best of the best.

07/21/2014 07:36 AM
These travelers find joy in living in hotels full time
Only a small number of Road Warriors have no place to call home.

07/17/2014 09:21 AM
Guests much more satisfied with hotels, study says
But the guests that hotel chains are most interested in nabbing are Millennials.

07/16/2014 05:31 AM
Hotels reward guests for Twitter, Facebook posts
Rewarding guests for their social media behavior is a clear play for Millennial travelers.

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USATODAY - Destinations Top Stories

07/31/2014 05:01 AM
Most romantic California beaches
Here are five California beaches that amour-minded travelers should have on their radar.

07/31/2014 04:49 AM
Big in Providence: Pepper Pig and Wimpy Skippy
Federal Hill's Caserta is famous for its unique stuffed dough concoctions.

07/31/2014 07:28 AM
Win tickets to the iHeartRadio Festival in Las Vegas
Want to see your favorite bands and musicians perform live in Las Vegas? Enter now.

07/30/2014 10:53 AM
Traveler's Aide: You call this a five-star hotel?
How many stars any given hotel sports can be largely subjective and wildly variable.

07/29/2014 07:23 AM
Bring your workout with you while traveling
The hotel gym is not your only option for staying in shape on the road.

07/11/2014 11:56 AM
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Discover the best of America in HD on your iPad! Free from USA TODAY Travel.

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.

07/07/2014 10:21 AM
Best Wine Region to Visit
Vote for your favorite wine region to visit until Aug. 4 at noon.

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Latest Travel News from the New York Times

NYT > Travel

07/31/2014 12:01 PM
T Magazine: Reed Krakoff’s East Hampton Essentials
The fashion designer has a home there, and will open a three-day summer pop-up shop at Glenn Horowitz Bookseller on August 7.

07/31/2014 11:38 AM
The Getaway: Zeroing In on the Female Traveler
A hotel package focuses on women without children. Could a trend be in the making?

07/31/2014 11:38 AM
A Father-Son Fishing Trip on the Chesapeake Bay
Returning to the area where he grew up, the author joins his dad on a hunt for the treasured speckled trout.

07/31/2014 07:00 AM
In Transit Blog: A New Volunteer Program for L.G.B.T. Travelers
Global Volunteers, a non-profit organization providing aid to communities around the world with the assistance of short-term vacationers, has launched International LGBT Volunteer Vacations, the first program of its kind in the volunteer-vacation field.

07/31/2014 06:55 AM
Update: A Delicately Managed Face-Lift for a Paris Beauty
At the Hôtel Plaza Athénée, a “soft” reopening after a 10-month expansion and renovation.

07/31/2014 06:35 AM
36 Hours in Green Bay, Wis.
There’s more to this town of 100,000 than just the Packers. Green Bay boasts everything from craft beer to a postcard-perfect amusement park to the National Railroad Museum.

07/31/2014 06:34 AM
Pursuits: Taking Your Teenagers to Kyoto
A family of four adjusts to the rhythms of a new culture, with the two younger ones leading the way.

07/30/2014 03:06 PM
T Magazine: A Buzzy New Shanghai Restaurant Designed by Shigeru Ban
Calypso, the new eatery and lounge housed in a bamboo-clad building by the Pritzker Prize-winning architect, is light, airy and unexpectedly intimate.

07/30/2014 02:05 PM
Frugal Traveler: August in New York, at a Discount
From movies to museums to meals, here are ways to save in the city while the weather sizzles.

07/30/2014 01:17 PM
T Magazine: Letter From France | The Paris Hotel Scene Gets a Glitzy New Player
Opening this Friday in a building that once housed the legendary Hotel Majestic, the Peninsula Hotel Paris is the latest luxury property in the city to target its amenities toward an increasingly international (and demanding) clientele.

07/30/2014 09:27 AM
Check In: Hotel Review: Hotel Lamée in Vienna
Opened in late 2012, this property is situated within walking distance of major sights and features a rooftop bar with expansive views of the city.

07/30/2014 09:26 AM
Bites: Restaurant Report: Coppervine in Chicago
Dishes at this spot, opened last December, come matched to three drink suggestions: a wine, a beer and a cocktail.

07/30/2014 09:25 AM
Choice Tables: A Taste of Barcelona’s Evolving Dining Scene
While restaurants take a more casual, accessible approach, creativity still sparkles on the plate.

07/30/2014 09:02 AM
T Magazine: Beauty Guru Tata Harper’s Guide to Vermont, Her Home State
For anyone planning a late-summer getaway, the natural-skincare queen offers an indispensable list of where to shop, dine and relax around the Green Mountain State.

07/29/2014 03:30 PM
In Transit Blog: Sweetening the Cruise Experience
Traveling on a Princess Cruises ship just became a little sweeter with the company’s new Chocolate Journeys initiative, created in partnership with the chocolatier and pastry chef Norman Love.

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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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