TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - In a twist of irony, many visitors to August's Republican National Convention will travel between their hotels and the downtown event on a busy road named to honor President John F. Kennedy, a Democrat.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Caesars Entertainment Corp. has obtained a key county permit to build the world's tallest observation wheel in a more than half-billion dollar retail, dining and entertainment complex it is developing on the Las Vegas Strip.
DALLAS (AP) - Hotel rooms are no longer just a place to shower, sleep or maybe indulge in a breakfast in bed. They're now also spots to pick up a souvenir - and no, we aren't talking about stealing the towels.
Magellan is out with a new line of GPS units designed for use in RVs. For those travelers with older coaches and technology, these units can package Bluetooth phone connectivity, traffic alerts and a rearview camera.
August 01, 2012|
By MARK MAYNARD
|On The Road
The lazy days of summer are straight-ahead and that means it's prime season for one of Sonoma County's favorite family adventures – a Huck Finn type of getaway that is neither expensive nor difficult to get to. For decades people of all ages have made their annual pilgrimage to the Russian River to get a river-level view of some of the best scenery and wildlife California has to offer.
July 25, 2012|
By CARY ORDWAY
|On The Road
NEW YORK (AP) - In the last decade, the decrepit piers and industrial zones along five miles of the Hudson River on Manhattan's West Side have been utterly transformed. Hudson River Park is now a destination that gets 17 million visits annually, with a bike path, green spaces, playgrounds and recreation ranging from mini-golf and skateboarding to kayaking and even stand-up paddleboarding.