Destinations

Travel destinations are the stuff of daydreams and memories. Discover the many options available such as adventure travel, city guides and family vacations.


On Jan. 1, 2018 it became legal for adults to partake in recreational marijuana in California. But there are still some restrictions.

Solo travel is on the rise ... and it's mostly women on the go.

It may be touted as the 'happiest place on Earth,' but the true story behind Florida's Disney World isn't so sweet.

You may be tempted to buy a few thousand miles because you're oh-so-close to the threshold for a free ticket. But experts say you generally shouldn't do that.

New Zealand's public accident insurance fund has made the country a magnet for extreme sports and adventure seekers.

While most people visit America's national parks in the summer, they could miss out on a lot by not heading there in the winter. In fact, some parks are even better in the wintertime. Here are 10 you shouldn't miss when the weather turns cold.

Don't believe the hype: Not all millennials are entitled. A report on vacationing shows their age group is the most vacation-deprived of any.

The eruption of Mount Vesuvius and destruction of Pompeii in 79 C.E. was a horrible disaster. So why are people so enthralled with the ashy remains of the ancient city?

The rise of Hindu nationalist political parties and the iconic tomb's Islamic identity underscore religious friction in the world's largest democracy.

Nude beaches aren't the hotbed of hooking up that many people suppose. In fact there are a whole lot of etiquette rules to observe when going au naturel.

Many articles have been written about the positive effects of travel. But can it also be too much of a good thing?

Trees that survived horrific or important events provide strong emotional connections for visitors to the historic sites.

When Carnegie Museum of Natural History conservators examined the diorama "Lion Attacking a Dromedary," they found a human skull in the male figure.

The most inhospitable continent in the world can be a surprisingly normal at times. But then you have to mail your poop home.

The tropical island next door that was off limits to Americans for more than half a century is now open for business … as long as you're not a "tourist."

Why have small towns like Helen, Georgia, and Solvang, California, gotten all dressed up in immigrant garb?

Disney parks around the world all have a haunted attraction, but not one is exactly like the original, and all have fascinating reasons behind their differences.

Frenchman Guirec Soudée is sailing around the world by himself. But since everyone needs a first mate, he enlisted a laying hen.

There's something about abandoned cities that makes you curious about what happened. Here are 10 where you can satisfy that curiosity by taking a visit.

The newest Smithsonian museum has artifacts from luminaries ranging from Harriet Tubman to Michael Jackson.

Toilet-themed restaurants in Toronto and Moscow are two recent examples of this weird craze spreading beyond Asia.

There's a method behind the automotive madness of this massive traffic circle in Swindon, England.

According to Congress, there are too many memorials in the District of Columbia. Finalists in a new contest rethink our monuments for the digital age.

Thousands have summited the world's highest mountain since Hillary and Norgay made their historic climb in 1953. What's changed about that formidable trek?