Tag: Leisure travel

Interior official blasts resignation of parks advisory board

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A U.S. Interior Department official on Wednesday blasted the resignation of most members of a board that advises it on national...
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BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota's tourism agency will once again enlist the help of actor and Minot native Josh Duhamel to help lure visitors...
Nobel winners make appearance in Los Alamos

SANTA FE, N.M. — Meeting a Nobel Laureate would likely be more than just a memorable experience. But meeting more than 400? ...
Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum gets rare Bowie knife

WACO, Texas — As a fearsome weapon, the Bowie knife recently donated to the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum speaks for itself. ...
Embrace the Bold North in Minneapolis for Super Bowl

MINNEAPOLIS — Minneapolis is the northernmost city to host a Super Bowl. Tourism officials are making the most of that as they prepare to...
Got unused vacation days? Plan for Vacation Day is Jan. 30

NEW YORK — Stop making excuses. Start making plans. That's the...
France to loan Britain famed 11th-century Bayeux Tapestry

PARIS — French officials plan to loan the historic Bayeux Tapestry to Britain, allowing the 11th-century artwork depicting the conquest of England to leave...
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Great Smoky Mountains National Park says it is raising fees for front-country campgrounds and picnic pavilions by 10 to 25 percent. ...
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MOUNT VERNON, Va. — George Washington's Mount Vernon mansion in northern Virginia will be closing temporarily for scheduled preservation work. ...
Motion-activated cameras capture animals being wild, weird

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — How does a bighorn sheep say "cheese?" Some...

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