Those who remember the massive eruption of Mount St. Helens in May 1980 will find the side trip off Interstate 5 to Mount St. Helens an especially fascinating diversion. Even if you just read about it in the history books, the mountain and the visitor displays are well worth your time.
SANIBEL, Fla. (AP) - Visit the beaches on this Gulf Coast barrier island and you're likely to see people doing the Sanibel Stoop. That's the term for the bent-at-the-waist posture used to collect seashells on Sanibel Island, which bills itself as one of the best shelling locations in the world.
MIAMI (AP) - With its sizzling beaches and steamy nightlife, it's no wonder Miami is a top vacation spot for snowbirds, spring breakers, international tourists and passengers heading out on cruises from Florida ports. Over 13 million people visited the city in 2011, according to the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau.
MIAMI (AP) - When Juan Ponce de Leon searched for riches in Florida, he unknowingly helped turn the Sunshine State into the first travel destination in the United States.
FORT DE SOTO PARK, Fla. (AP) - Picture this: You're sitting on a white sand beach, warm sun on your skin. Coconut-scented sunscreen wafts through the air. A splashing noise comes from the blue Gulf of Mexico. It's your dog, happily retrieving his favorite ball from the water.
TRACY – The buzz on the new Altima at Tracy Nissan ranges from the zero-gravity seats to an engine that packs more of a wallop with improved fuel efficiency.
NEW YORK (AP) - For more than 20 years, state park officials in Massachusetts have encouraged locals to get off the couch Jan. 1 and take a hike - nothing too strenuous, but a healthy way to start the new year.
DENVER (AP) - Free festivals, movies, music, hiking and biking abound in Denver in the summer, but those passing through the Mile High City on the way to the mountains for Colorado's famed powder skiing can also find plenty of free things to do. Here's a sampling:
The 2013 Ford Fusion will be its own fusion - a form of automotive alchemy turning steel into sales gold.
SACRAMENTO – With 2013 around the corner, the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) reminds motorists of several new laws that will ring in the New Year.
STOCKTON – Not too long ago, the sales crew at Stockton of Mazda had three large pizzas delivered compliments of a happy customer.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Many motorists don't know it, but it's likely that every time they get behind the wheel, there's a snitch along for the ride.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Deaths of bicyclists and occupants of large trucks rose sharply last year even as total traffic fatalities dropped to their lowest level since 1949, federal safety officials said Monday.
The redesigned 2013 Acura RDX has undergone a svelte rethinking and re-engineering.
For a city that home ports one-third of the U.S. Navy fleet, it is only fitting that San Diego has a Naval Museum to rival similar attractions on the East Coast.
OAKDALE – Jay Bentley once dreaded coming to the work. Back then, he was employed at a car dealership where people were looked upon simply as numbers and management constantly kept the pressure on him and his fellow sales representatives. "After awhile, I was so fed up with it that I actually left the business," Bentley said on Tuesday. That changed once he came over to Steves Chevrolet Buick, 1285 E. F St. in Oakdale. ...
By CARY ORDWAY
The Toyota RAV4 is a founding member of the small-ute group and for 2013 moved into its fourth generation - in 18 years.
Nissan reported record sales in the U.S. for May. According to the website, www.nissannews.com, 2013 models led by top-selling Sentra, Altima, Pathfinder and Rogue helped set the new mark of 114,457 deliveries, an increase of 24.7 percent over that of May 2012. Tracy Nissan, 3195 N. Naglee Rd, contributed to those numbers. All told, the Nissan division boasted 106,558 sales last month, up 31.2 percent over last year. "We are in the midst of launching ...
By CARY ORDWAY of CaliforniaWeekend.com
Acura has redoubled its ante to the entry-luxury sedan segment with a blue-chip redesign to its flagship RLX.
DETROIT (AP) - General Motors is hoping that a hurry-up makeover of the Chevrolet Malibu will move it from also-ran to a top performer in the key midsize car segment.
I feel it necessary to apologize to my fellow motorists for some "loud pedal" driving.
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