| Aug 29, 2014
| 5:29 PM
It took only three-quarters of a century to realize Frank Lloyd Wright's vision for a golf clubhouse. But instead of being constructed in his native Wisconsin, as Wright had planned, the building forms the centerpiece of a resort in ruggedly beautiful...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 8:15 AM
If you haven't bought airline tickets for Thanksgiving yet, get searching. Travel planning websites say airfares drop around Labor Day -- and those who wait until October or November could pay a lot more for their Turkey Day getaway.
It's also a time...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 12:10 PM
After we heard buzzing overhead in the thick Hawaiian jungle for the second or third time, I asked our ponytailed guide, Gregorson Rider, the source of the noise.
"Helicopter?" I said.
"Tours from Maui," he replied, referring to Molokai's famous...
| Aug 26, 2014
In-room Wi-Fi is the new near-essential hotel requirement these days, along with air-conditioning and flat-screen TV. Surveys repeatedly show that Wi-Fi ranks near the top of special features and amenities that business and leisure travelers crave. Unlike...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 1:29 PM
Brittany Smith was ready for a vacation when she showed up at Indianapolis International Airport in early June. The only thing she needed was a destination.
Smith, 25, a community manager for Yelp, was launching an experiment she had long considered:...
| Aug 26, 2014
If it's Labor Day, it's time to think about fall foliage travel. Although New England grabs a lot of the publicity, you actually find good fall foliage throughout much of the U.S. and Canada. Peak times for viewing depend on where you go; they move from...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 7:53 PM
After fitting more than 300 people and 10 tons of cargo onto their chartered Boeing 747, Penn State's operations staff will search for one crucial piece of equipment they purposely left at home.
An air horn. Head coach James Franklin can't conduct...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 6:41 PM
Meet my friends Joanna, Jo and Brenton, and Beth. They really helped me out on my recent trip to Denver.
Joanna lent me her car. Jo gave up his room and crashed in Brenton's room so I would have a place to sleep. Beth invited me for a lovely dinner....
| Aug 14, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Fava beans or green beans?
What's on the lunch menu all depends on what's ready for the kids to harvest.
Yes, the kids. At the nonprofit Farm Institute on Martha's Vineyard off the coast of Massachusetts, the local and vacationing kids who attend summer...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 11:39 AM
Parents looking for a real vacation — one with at least a few hours away from their kids — are in luck. A handful of resorts are starting to offer complimentary nannies.
"Since more and more resorts are catering to families by offering kids'...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 9:57 AM
Hotels in Central Florida posted more good numbers in July as tourism continued its rebound.
Both hotel occupancy rates and average daily room rates rose compared with the same time last year, according to STR, a travel research firm.