Travel

On March 1, 1872, the U.S. Congress established Yellowstone as the world’s first national park. Situated mostly in what would later become the state of Wyoming, Yellowstone National Park was placed...
Museums are places where you expect to find the best art and artifacts in the most aesthetically designed and beautifully illuminated rooms – and therefore some of the best photo...
A number of factors have combined to make air travel harder now than it’s been in years, including staff shortages (from pilots and onboard crews to baggage handlers and other ground personnel);...
Air travel is now harder than it’s been in years. Airlines are short staffed. This includes pilots who retired during the pandemic, and onboard crews who do not believe they are paid enough. The...
The United States is mostly a vast, public transportation desert, especially compared to other developed European or Asian countries. Buses, trains, light rail systems, and subways tend to have lower...
The worldwide coronavirus pandemic has had disastrous effects on the global aviation industry. As dozens of international borders closed in 2020 and flights were booked at a fraction of their usual...
National parks are some of the wildest, most rugged, and breathtaking places in America. It’s no wonder that the National Park Service recorded 297 million visits in 2021. But these vacation...
Now that the pandemic is subsiding, Americans can get back to travel plans put on hold by COVID-19. For many of us, that might mean a long road trip. These excursions give us clues as to how the...
There are many mysterious phenomena and locations on the planet, from haunted castles to flames that rise out of stone to what appears to be a waterfall of blood – and although some have...
Parking in America’s largest cities can be expensive. Some parking lots in Manhattan require payments of $600 a month, close to the monthly price of an apartment in much less crowded cities....
Amusement parks are an American institution, with some dating back as far as the 19th century. Of course they have changed dramatically since then. Themes have expanded to include entertainment...
There are more than 35,000 museums in the U.S. Though many of them showcase art, there are many other kinds as well. Some celebrate humankind’s achievements, while others concentrate on certain...
A visit to an amusement park can make for an expensive day out – a very expensive day out if you’re paying for a whole family, and particularly if you’re vacationing in Florida.   To...
Not even museum tickets are safe from inflation. Around the country, many museums have increased their cost of entry.  These exhibits of art, culture, history, and knowledge operate using a...
Museums play an important part in America’s cultural life, sharing not just art but history, biography, and more. They showcase some of humankind’s most heralded achievements and also...