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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

07/24/2014 05:11 AM
Cruise insider: Sailing to Alaska on the Disney Wonder
USA TODAY Cruise Editor Gene Sloan kicks off a five-part video tour.

07/23/2014 06:02 AM
Plantation homes offer a glimpse into Southern history
These architectural gems provide an often-unflinching look at the history of the region.

07/24/2014 05:12 AM
Savor Mexico's Pacific Coast sunsets at these spots
There are some spots where the dial on the "wow factor" is turned all the way up.

07/24/2014 06:01 AM
Salud to National Tequila Day
Celebrate the Mexican, agave-based spirit on the rocks, neat or in festive cocktails.

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.

07/23/2014 09:47 AM
Five myths about flight attendants
No, layovers are not one big party. We dispel this and other myths about flight attendants.

07/23/2014 05:00 AM
High-end Caribbean honeymoons: The time of your life
You've expended the effort and resources to have a fabulous wedding. Bring on the pampering!

07/23/2014 06:03 AM
Best apps to prevent travel mishaps
Prevent catastrophe -- or learn how to cope when it occurs -- with these must-have apps.

07/22/2014 05:36 AM
Your Take: Travel souvenirs from around the world
Every souvenir has a story. Check out Your Take's best photos and travel tales.

07/22/2014 08:16 AM
Taste Sicily's staples, from seafood to cous cous
Taste the Arab, Greek and Spanish influences that set Sicily's food apart from Italy's.

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USATODAY - Today In the Sky

07/24/2014 02:50 AM
Dad says Southwest removed him from flight over Twitter gripe
Man, who was traveling with two kids, was allowed back on flight after tweet was deleted.

07/23/2014 04:40 AM
Major overhaul will give Salt Lake a 'brand new airport'
Work is now underway on a $1.8 billion upgrade that includes a new terminal.

07/22/2014 04:32 AM
Malaysia Air waives fees, offers refunds through July 24
Fliers must act by July 24 to take advantage of the carrier's waiver options.

07/22/2014 04:46 AM
Report: Malaysia Air restructuring could come in August
A Reuters report says a revamp of the struggling carrier could come in mid-August.

07/22/2014 02:33 AM
Now playing on Southwest Airlines: The Cartoon Network
Southwest says Cartoon Network will be its first 'complete child-centric programming.'

07/22/2014 01:14 AM
WestJet adds two new cities, new route to Florida
Expansion of WestJet's Encore unit to the East is a highlight of the winter plans.

07/20/2014 09:25 PM
Blockbuster Q2 earnings expected for U.S. airlines
U.S. carriers will collectively earn $4 billion in the quarter, according to forecasts/

07/21/2014 04:15 AM
Nashville airport breaks annual passenger record
It's the airport's first annual record since it was a hub for American in 1993.

07/21/2014 02:56 AM
Private jet recovery from recession an uneven ride
Private jet sales are rising again, climbing out of a deep recession.

07/19/2014 12:30 AM
Asheville airport poised for growth, runway replacement
Runway replacement at the heart of a program that the N.C. airport hopes will spur growth.

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USATODAY - Hotels Top Stories

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.

07/16/2014 04:43 AM
America's best bed-and-breakfasts
From romantic rooms to glorious breakfast buffets, these are the best B&Bs we've found.

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.

07/21/2014 08:47 AM
10 best Grand Canyon hotels
These 10 Grand Canyon hotels represent the best of the best.

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.

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.

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

07/15/2014 01:50 PM
Luxury hotels for the wealthiest travelers
As the gap between the wealthiest travelers and everyone else has widened, so has the way people are experiencing vacation. The wealthy are looking for ever-more pampering and presidential suites are no longer enough. (June 4)

07/15/2014 07:51 AM
Don't leave Rover at home! These hotels welcome pets
These hotels are more than willing to let your pet vacation in luxury with you.

07/10/2014 09:31 AM
Marriott to locate guests via mobile and offer deals
Marriott to locat guests through their mobile devices and taeilor deals to them

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USATODAY - Destinations Top Stories

07/24/2014 05:24 AM
Pig heaven: You must try this pork sandwich!
Rib It Up's incredible sliced pork sandwich may well be the best $4.29 meal in existence.

07/23/2014 11:50 AM
Travel to Israel continues despite air cancellations
As U.S. flight cancellations continue for 2nd day, tourism officials try to quell concerns

07/23/2014 12:30 PM
Uncover Denver's secret farmers market
Le Jardin Secret sets itself apart with a focus on chefs, local artisans and well, liquor.

07/23/2014 02:17 PM
Las Vegas to host Ray Charles tribute show this fall
The Venetian will host "Georgia on My Mind: Celebrating the Music of Ray Charles".

07/22/2014 08:16 AM
Taste Sicily's staples, from seafood to cous cous
Taste the Arab, Greek and Spanish influences that set Sicily's food apart from Italy's.

07/11/2014 11:56 AM
Free app: Experience America for iPad
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

07/24/2014 08:52 AM
In Transit Blog: One Room for Many Guests
Each of the 36 rooms in NYAH (Not Your Average Hotel) in Key West, Fla., can be customized according to the number of guests, thanks to modular furniture that can be rearranged.

07/24/2014 08:32 AM
In Transit Blog: British Souvenirs Made (One at a Time) in Britain
If a double-decker bus paperweight or a William and Kate mug aren’t your kind of mementos, consider the New Craftsmen, a fine craft shop in the Mayfair section of London.

07/23/2014 02:27 PM
T Magazine: An Elegant New Boutique Hotel in French-Colonial Pondicherry, India
La Villa, an intimate six-room getaway opening August 1, offers an eclectic take on luxury.

07/23/2014 01:51 PM
Pursuits: New Twists for Wooden Roller Coasters
In the past few years, three wooden coasters that take their riders upside down have been built. See what these next-generation woodies can do, taking one for a virtual ride.

07/23/2014 01:46 PM
T Magazine: On Capri, a Chic New Shop Takes a Stand Against Sameness
Helen White, a former assistant to Anna Wintour and fashion writer for Harper’s Bazaar, opened Cabana last month. It’s full of custom-made items for the home and the closet.

07/23/2014 10:02 AM
Q&A: Jane Alexander's Bird-Watching Tips
The actress, who has traveled widely to see and hear birds, talks about some top birding spots and offers guidance on finding tours.

07/23/2014 09:16 AM
T Magazine: Where to Eat, Drink, Shop and Stay in Provincetown This Summer
While the beach is the main draw, the cozy Massachusetts artist colony offers a host of other attractions.

07/23/2014 08:26 AM
Next Stop: Ghost Towns, Puffins and Unspoiled Views
Exploring the Bonavista Peninsula, one of Newfoundland's most dramatic appendages, two decades after a fishing moratorium was declared.

07/23/2014 08:00 AM
In Transit Blog: Where’s Waldo? Try Napa
This month, visitors to Napa, Calif., can play a real-life game of hide and seek with the candy-stripe-sweatered, knit-capped cartoon character.

07/23/2014 06:00 AM
T Magazine: Travel Diary | Lisa Marie Fernandez’s Beachy Corsican Getaway
The jet-setting beachwear designer and stylist shares snaps and tales of her recent jaunt to the island with T.

07/22/2014 02:03 PM
T Magazine: Eataly-Style Food Halls Are Taking Over America
The New York trend that gave rise to Mario Batali’s culinary emporium and others like Gotham West Market has now led to upscale food marketplaces in San Francisco, Denver, Seattle, Washington, D.C. and Atlanta.

07/22/2014 02:01 PM
In Transit Blog: Love Cruises on Dry Land – a travel agency known for turning ships into potential love boats – is taking its solo tours to dry land.

07/22/2014 12:43 PM
The Getaway: Photo Storage by Personality (Yours)
Use this guide to match the type of photographer you are with storage and organization tools for your vacation pictures.

07/22/2014 10:00 AM
T Magazine: A Supermodel-Approved Downtown Gym Heads to Montauk (and Classes are Free)
ModelFIT, which trains top models like Karlie Kloss in its space on the Bowery, will pop up this weekend with complimentary workouts at the Surf Lodge.

07/22/2014 09:00 AM
In Transit Blog: In Dublin, Tweaking a High Tea
The tea served at the Four Seasons Hotel Dublin was inspired by a sculpture by the Irish artist Michael Warren.

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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