| Jan 19, 2014
Find out about historic and scenic sites as well as programs, fees and directions to California's national parks, monuments and recreation areas:
Alcatraz Island, Golden Gate National Recreation Area, Ft. Mason, B201, San Francisco; (415) 561-4900 or...
| Jan 18, 2014
The South Florida Folk Festival may finally recover from Hurricane Wilma.
The festival ran annually from 1992 to 2005, when the hurricane flattened its venue at Easterlin Park in Oakland Park. An attempt at a revival in 2008 "sort of broke the bank,"...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 1:21 PM
Country singer Willie Nelson will perform at Silver Springs State Park on Feb. 1, the night he was originally scheduled to kick off SeaWorld Orlando's Bands, Brew & BBQ Festival.
Nelson pulled out of the SeaWorld gig last after protests inspired by...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 9:29 AM
Check out festivals and events in February across the state.
This list is organized by region.
Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County)
Feb. 1: First Saturday Jam,...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 8:06 PM
MAKENA STATE PARK, Hawaii — After a record year of attacks across the Hawaii archipelago, sharks were not far from Colin Dececco's mind as the sun went down on the long white strip of sand here on a recent Sunday evening.
He and his daughter had...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 4:45 AM
A portion of Cunningham Falls State Park will be closed to the public for more than a month for cleanup following damage left by Super Storm Sandy.
From Wednesday until March 1, dead or dying trees will be removed from the Manor area of the park,...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 5:56 PM
Many people start off the New Year with resolutions.
Instead of making resolutions you may not keep, try starting 2014 off on the right (and left) foot by taking part in the 10 a.m. First Day Hike at Jacobsburg Environmental Education Center on New...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 5:01 PM
Debbie Lamperti and Lorna Patrick of New Market decided to observe the new year from one of their favorite places — a hiking trail.
They were in good company. Thousands were expected to join in on "First Day Hikes" across the country Wednesday, the...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 1:52 PM
Judge John Hanson Briscoe Sr., scion of a prominent Southern Maryland family who served as speaker of the House of Delegates and later as a judge for the Circuit Court of St. Mary's County, died Wednesday of cancer at Half Pone Farm in Hollywood, St....
| Jan 10, 2014
| 9:34 PM
Despite the cold weather — and also because of it — thousands of people are grabbing their binoculars this winter and heading out to find bald eagles in Illinois.
Chances are better than ever they'll see scenes like the one Thursday near...
| Oct 26, 2013
It's easy to remember that Peck's Old Port Cove, an utterly out-of-the-way, old-school fish house on the Gulf of Mexico, is exactly 9.3 miles west of U.S. Highway 19 in Crystal River.
All the menu items offer a reminder, with prices that end in 93...