Travel

Bridges, used since Neolithic times, are pragmatic structures that are often purely utilitarian — stone, concrete, or steel and brutal — the cheapest way to allow passage over a chasm or...
Neither the size of an airline or its many years already operating is a guarantee of continued operation. An examination of industry failures over the past year makes it clear that in the face of a...
Travel, cut to decades-low levels by the COVID-19 pandemic, has moved back “close” to normal. According to the AAA, more that 109 million people will be traveling by road, rail, or air this...
The phrase “road trip” has a particular resonance to those eager to embrace an adventure that’s long on possibility and limited only by time and how much gasoline you can afford. That’s...
Americans are taking vacations again as the country continues to rebound from the COVID-19 pandemic, but international travel is still a challenge, so many are looking for destinations in their own...
After 20 months of COVID-19 we could all use a little color in our lives. 24/7 Tempo has compiled a list of the most colorful natural wonders on Earth. Ranging from deserts to oceans and from hot...
Woodrow Wilson signed the bill that created the National Park Service on Aug. 25, 1916. Part of the Department of the Interior, today the NPS manages what it calls 423 units, generally known as...
Winter is coming — and that means winter sports are coming, too. But it’s a big country and winter means a whole lot more than skating and skiing. Festivals of all kinds, incredible displays...
For over a century, America has set aside tens of millions of acres for people to enjoy through the National Park Service. Each year, hundreds of millions of visitors  — both Americans and...
Most American mountains are not very tall by global standards. The United States has only one mountain that is over 20,000 feet high, and even that peak does not make the list of the 100 highest...
Due to coronavirus-related worldwide travel restrictions, a planned big trip may have to be a domestic one. In order to avoid crowds and maintain social distance, spending time in nature may be the...
More than 40% of millennials admit to prioritising “instagrammability” when choosing a vacation destination, according to one U.K. survey. This means that nearly half of people older than 33 may...
Who wouldn’t enjoy loafing at a private woodland retreat on a serene lake, surrounded by pine trees and a chorus of birdsong? Or relaxing in a hot tub while listening to the sounds of a babbling...
Despite the bustle and complexity of modern life, the human tendency to take up more and more space, spreading the bustle ever outward, there are still places in the U.S. that remain untrammeled by...
Going out to a lake or ocean is such a popular pastime because it offers enough options for anyone to enjoy. People who love swimming can jump right in for a dip, while those who would rather relax...