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  • Americans to travel for July 4th weekend in bigger numbers

    Americans to travel for July 4th weekend in bigger numbers
    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...
  • Fliers to pay higher TSA fee to help pay down deficit

    Fliers to pay higher TSA fee to help pay down deficit
    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. The...
  • High gas prices won't keep SoCal travelers off the road this July 4th

    High gas prices won't keep SoCal travelers off the road this July 4th
    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...
  • Here's a tip: Americans are No. 1 in leaving gratuities

    Here's a tip: Americans are No. 1 in leaving gratuities
    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...
  • 20th Century Fox to build theme park in South Korea

    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...
  • Tokyo Disneyland and DisneySea to get $4.6-billion expansion

    Tokyo Disneyland and DisneySea to get $4.6-billion expansion
    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...
  • Towson split-level houses owners' artistic passion

    Towson split-level houses owners' artistic passion
    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,...
  • Harford waterfront property provides a getaway close to home

    Harford waterfront property provides a getaway close to home
    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...
  • Kerouac House celebrates the unveiling of its historic marker

    Kerouac House celebrates the unveiling of its historic marker
    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...
  • Live video chat: Summer's hottest vacation destinations

    Live video chat: Summer's hottest vacation destinations
    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...
  • PasoWineApp, your guide to the Paso Robles wine country

    PasoWineApp, your guide to the Paso Robles wine country
    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...