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Travel: The Adirondacks: America’s playground

Adirondack Park in upper New York State has no gate. There is no park ranger who opens and closes the entrance each day. Instead, an imaginary line surrounds a vast

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Summer 2019: Tips for traveling with pets

Abigail Rosenthal, GateHouse Media Monday May 13, 2019 at 5:46 PM We all know pets are part of the family, and when summer vacation comes along, that might mean taking them along for the ride.

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Ticket to Write: Remembering the Raisin in Monroe

MONROE, Michigan – The cry “Remember the Raisin!” doesn’t mean a lot to most people these days unless, perhaps, they’re making a Waldorf salad. But the rallying call once held

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Delta Air Lines trying new technique to reunite passengers with lost bags

By Gary Dinges gdinges@gatehousemedia.com Thursday May 9, 2019 at 3:22 PM May 9, 2019 at 3:22 PM Delta Air Lines is hoping to reduce the time it takes to reunite passengers with their lost bags. The Atlanta-based carrier has teamed

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Travel: Innovative, eccentric designs on display at Bicycle Museum of America

Foot-powered vehicles have been making history in Ohio even before the Wright brothers built them at their Wright Cycle Company shop in Dayton, back before Orville and Wilbur turned their

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Stay at this alpaca ranch Airbnb in California for only $74 a night

Abigail Rosenthal, GateHouse Media Friday Apr 26, 2019 at 12:13 PM Apr 26, 2019 at 12:59 PM Almonds, alpacas and other animals. All in one Airbnb. All around adorable.   For only $74 per night, you can stay at this Airbnb on

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This study shows the 10 most kid-friendly airports in the U.S.

Abigail Rosenthal, GateHouse Media Thursday Apr 25, 2019 at 12:33 PM Traveling can be stressful. Traveling with kids is even more stressful. Not just because of the extra things to pack and disrupting your kids’

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You can sleep in a potato Airbnb in Idaho for $200 a night

Katey Psencik, GateHouse Media Wednesday Apr 24, 2019 at 2:07 PM If you’re making summer vacation plans and you’re not sure where to go, why not Idaho? No, seriously. You should vacation in Idaho. At

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Sandals Resorts celebrating moms, nurses, teachers, military personnel with chance for free vacation

Abigail Rosenthal, GateHouse Media Tuesday Apr 23, 2019 at 1:41 PM Calling all mothers, teachers, nurses and current or former military personnel: Sandals Resorts is trying to give you a free vacation.  To celebrate a

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All national parks in the U.S. are free this Saturday

Katey Psencik, GateHouse Media Friday Apr 19, 2019 at 11:00 AM Want to go on a holiday weekend adventure? All United States national parks are free on Saturday, April 20 to kick off National Park

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Travel: ‘Swamp People’ stars offer airboat swamp tours

It is not often that one can claim to have gone on the bayou in an airboat with a television star. But Houma, Louisiana natives R.J. and Jay Paul Molinere

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The best airlines for 2019 travel

[unable to retrieve full-text content] It’s time to start planning summer vacations, and sometimes booking flights can be overwhelming. TripAdvisor just released its Traveler’s Choice Awards for 2019, ranking the top

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Going on vacation? You can rent Sandra Bullock’s Georgia home with private beach access

Oscar winner Sandra Bullock is not only diversified when it comes to the roles she plays from awkward and lovable girl next door in Miss Congeniality to romantic comedy in

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Travel: Mobile full of historic houses

Travel: Mobile full of historic houses Steve Stephens More Content Now MOBILE, Alabama — In this 300-year-old Gulf Coast city, home is where the heart (of history) is. Visitors to

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Ticket to Write: Mobile celebrates long, strange history of Mardi Gras

Ticket to Write: Mobile celebrates long, strange history of Mardi Gras Steve Stephens More Content Now Although Mardi Gras in New Orleans gets all the attention, the event in Mobile,

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Travel: Historical dates loom large in Dallas

Travel: Historical dates loom large in Dallas Steve Stephens More Content Now DALLAS — Two memorably tragic dates in American history — Nov. 22, 1963, and Sept. 11, 2001 —

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Travel: Gulf Islands National Seashore provides peaceful retreat in Mississippi

Travel: Gulf Islands National Seashore provides peaceful retreat in Mississippi Steve Stephens More Content Now GULFPORT, Mississippi — Riding the passenger ferry to West Ship Island, 10 miles offshore, I

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Ticket to Write: Davis’ ‘Presidential Library’ gives visitors a taste of the South

Ticket to Write: Davis’ ‘Presidential Library’ gives visitors a taste of the South Steve Stephens More Content Now Jefferson Davis could have been a hero of American history, if not

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Travel: San Diego’s Cabrillo National Monument offers a little bit of everything

Travel: San Diego’s Cabrillo National Monument offers a little bit of everything Steve Stephens More Content Now SAN DIEGO — Visitors come to this southern-most California metropolis for many reasons:

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Ticket to Write: San Diego’s Old Town blends past with present

Ticket to Write: San Diego’s Old Town blends past with present Steve Stephens More Content Now SAN DIEGO — The original neighborhood in San Diego, Old Town, isn’t where you

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Ticket to Write: History of Boulder City lives on

Ticket to Write: History of Boulder City lives on Steve Stephens More Content Now BOULDER CITY, Nevada — The workers who built the mighty Hoover Dam needed a place to

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Travel: Hoover Dam has style

Travel: Hoover Dam has style Steve Stephens More Content Now HOOVER DAM — The huge engineering projects of the 1930s, designed to tame the American West for human benefit, might

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Travel: Moab a hub for visitors looking for scenery

Travel: Moab a hub for visitors looking for scenery Valerie A. Russo More Content Now In one of the most iconic scenes in movie history, Thelma (Geena Davis) and her

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Travel: North Captiva Island an intriguing mystery

Travel: North Captiva Island an intriguing mystery Steve Stephens More Content Now NORTH CAPTIVA, Florida — When a powerful hurricane ripped Captiva Island apart in 1921, it left two islands,

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Ticket to Write: Fish sandwiches put tiny Florida isle on vacation map

Ticket to Write: Fish sandwiches put tiny Florida isle on vacation map Steve Stephens More Content Now The biggest island in Florida, Pine Island, lies just off the coast of