| Jun 26, 2014
| 10:29 AM
Expect more traffic on the road this Fourth of July weekend, as 41 million Americans travel for the Independence Day holiday, a 1.9% increase over last year.
The forecast by AAA attributes the increase to a rise in consumer confidence, a greater...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Get ready to pay more when you fly.
The so-called Sept. 11 security fee that was intended to fund the Transportation Security Administration is about to increase. The TSA, however, says it won’t necessarily benefit from the extra revenue.
| Jun 30, 2014
| 9:56 AM
Despite higher gas prices, Southern California travelers are expected to hit the road in big numbers this three-day holiday weekend.
A forecast by the Auto Club of Southern California predicts that 2.88 million Southern Californians will travel for...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 12:00 PM
The U.S. was eliminated from the World Cup last week, losing worldwide bragging rights when it comes to soccer.
But Americans can brag about being No. 1 when it comes to tipping service workers.
A survey of more than 25,000 people from around the...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 3:58 PM
Another multibillion-dollar Asian theme park is in the works: 20th Century Fox announced plans Wednesday to build one in South Korea.
The announcement comes only seven months after the entertainment company broke ground on a 25-acre theme park in...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 5:34 PM
Oriental Land Co., the owner of Tokyo Disneyland and DisneySea, has announced plans to invest $4.6 billion to expand and improve the two theme parks in Japan over the next 10 years.
A big part of the investment will go to redevelop and expand...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 4:14 PM
Fe T. Reyes-Dollete is a pediatrician with more than medicine on her mind and in her life.
She is an ardent collector of decorative arts, a traveler and a member of a ballroom dancing group. The Towson home she shares with her husband, Rudy Dollete,...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 8:28 PM
Wayne and Wende Allen found a second home, their vacation escape, in a convenient location — 24 miles from their Harford County home.
"Most of our friends who have second homes have them at the beach, in the mountains down south," said Wende...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 12:35 PM
Annemarie Ní Churreáin came to College Park from the town of Donegal, Ireland. But her trip wasn’t intended as a vacation.
“I am working on a collection of poems,” she said, “and I’m working on a book project with a...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 8:16 AM
Summer officially arrived Saturday, and it's time to start dreaming of a great vacation.
Join us at noon Monday for a live video chat to talk summer vacation plans with Los Angeles Times Travel editor Catharine Hamm and Times Travel writer Christopher...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 1:20 PM
Now that it’s prime wine country visiting season, Napa Valley, Sonoma County, Mendocino and closer to home, the Central Coast, are all vying for tourist dollars.
Paso Robles, though, stacks the deck with its new PasoWineApp (free at the Apple App...