New and improved family-friendly hotels and resorts in the United States and abroad offer access to adventures in wild places and milder alternatives, too.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - A judge rejected opponents' latest attempt to stall California's $64 billion high-speed rail project Wednesday, but will consider their arguments before the state issues voter-app
LONG BEACH, Calif. - Shelby the seal is now a senior citizen of Southern California's Aquarium of the Pacific. Children and adults wished Shelby a happy 21st birthday Wednesday and she was served a "
DENVER - The nation's only airport-to-ski slope train connection was a hit with tourists this season, and is going to keep running from Denver to Winter Park Resort for the foreseeable future. Amtrak
Concept designs for ‘The Big Bend’, a curved tower that would transform Manhattan’s skyline, have been unveiled. Stretching 4,000 feet, the slender skyscraper would straddle Billionaire's Row.
Mystery surrounds a pilot who was nowhere to be found when a plane that took off in Ann Arbor, Michigan, crashed in Ontario, Canada, investigators said.
LISBON, Portugal - Have you ever heard a song so tender and soulful it brought you to tears, even though you couldn't understand a word? That's how I feel about fado, a Portuguese folk music traditio
At its 2017 winter maximum, the extent of sea ice in the Arctic Ocean covered just 14.49 million square kilometres (5.59 million square miles) on Feb. 22, almost the size of Russia
The incident happened on January 7, when an Bombardier Challenger 604 business jet (pictured) carrying nine people over the Arabian sea flew about 1,000ft below an Emirates Airbus A380-800.
PORTO, Portugal - I was lost, looking for port wine caves dug into hills across the bridge from Porto. I trudged up a hill and rounded a blind corner, sidling against a stone wall to avoid tour buses
A long splashy rope of a waterfall, Elowah drops 289 feet into an amphitheater of layered basalt, kicking mist into a mossy forest populated with boulders.
Apart from visits to all inclusive resorts, it seems every tourist to Cuba does the same three things: Tour the capital city of Havana, visit the charming colonial town of Trinidad, and commune with n
Travellers who have been the prey of scammers in destinations including Bali, Rio de Janeiro, Paris and Shanghai, have shared in an online thread, the tactics used to distract them to steal their po
MailOnline Travel has rounded up a selection of animals found in strange predicaments, including an alligator at a door in South Carolina and a deer in a Wisconsin motel room.
As the indignities of modern air travel go, the latest ban on laptops and tablets on some international flights falls somewhere between having to take off your shoes at the security checkpoint and hav
Now you can cap off a late night in Vegas with something different: a little axe-throwing. Anyone can tap their inner Celt, Viking or lumberjack at a new indoor facility called Axe Monkeys, which
Andrew Trace, from London, and William Drumm, from Colorado, spent two days getting up close and personal with the terrifying predators in Banco Chinchorro, Mexico, before sharing their snaps.
These portraits have all been shortlisted for the prestigious 2017 Sony World Photography Awards, capturing everything from tribes in West Africa to Syrian refugees.
In nine days Alexandra Genova covered just over 2,000 miles of the Golden State and experienced the most dramatically different terrains she'd ever encountered in one holiday.
The hotels of Central Florida topped the 80 percent mark for occupancy rates in February, according to a company that tracks the hospitality industry. That represents a 2.8 percent increase from Febru
With the news that surfing is to become an addition to the 2020 Tokyo games, where better for aspiring Olympians to brush up on their skills than Newquay, on our very own Duchy coastline?
William Hanson's plea was prompted by a group of women disturbing his preparation for a talk on table knives. When they sprayed Champagne on his knitwear, that was the final straw.
Northern Ireland’s castles, woods, lakes, forests, mountains and moorlands keep drawing the production team behind Game of Thrones back. Gareth Huw Davies explores these locations.
Whether you wish to get to the heart of a favourite European country or discover new destinations farther afield, The Mail on Sunday has picked some of the best cruises to book now.
Ibiza’s Hotel Es Vivé is a brilliant – and brilliant white - art deco hotel that remains one of Trip Adviser’s top-rated venues for the famous party island.
NEW YORK (AP) — As far as the indignities of modern air travel go, the latest ban on laptops and tablets on some international flights falls somewhere between taking your shoes off at the security ch
The artist Kingsley Ng has turned a tram into a mobile art experience that focuses on the passage of time, in both passengers’ lives and in the history of their city.
WASHINGTON - U.S. and British officials said Tuesday the decision to bar laptops and tablets from the cabins of some international flights wasn't based on any specific threat but on longstanding conce
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — In a story March 21, The Associated Press reported that an exception within new Utah liquor legislation would allow restaurants to seat children closer to the bar if there are n
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah restaurants will have more freedom to mix and pour alcohol in front of customers under a measure awaiting Gov. Gary Herbert’s signature. But other concessions in the
HONOLULU - The Latest on Hawaii asking a federal judge to issue an injunction blocking President Donald Trump's travel ban (all times local): 9:45 a.m. Hawaii is taking its lawsuit challenging Presi
A national promotional tour in support of the upcoming Disney-Pixar film “Cars 3” will begin Thursday at Walt Disney World. The “Road to the Races” tour will spend four days at Disney Springs, accordi
LONDON - The next two artworks to be showcased on the Fourth Plinth in London's famous Trafalgar Square have been selected. The art platform is currently home to a giant bronze thumb, but will be rep
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A snake carried onto a commuter airplane flying between Alaska communities caused a commotion this past weekend. Anchorage television station KTVA (http://bit.ly/2naakIM ) reports
East Japan Railway Company has unveiled new images showcasing the Train Suite Shiki-Shima sleeper train’s glamorous interior before it hits the tracks this May. It will carry just 34 passengers.
NEW YORK - A little bit of Maine has come to a Manhattan museum with the opening of "Marsden Hartley's Maine." And for travellers who want to see the places depicted in the paintings, there's a compan
The U.S. and British governments, citing unspecified threats, are barring passengers on some international flights from mostly Middle Eastern and North African countries from bringing laptops, tablets
WASHINGTON - The U.S. and British governments, citing unspecified threats, are barring passengers on some international flights from mostly Middle Eastern and North African countries from bringing lap
An opera about Negro Leagues baseball star Josh Gibson, whose power hitting rivaled Babe Ruth’s, will have its world premiere in Pittsburgh in April. “The Summer King,” presented by
The U.S. government, citing unspecified threats, is barring passengers on nonstop, U.S.-bound flights from eight mostly Middle Eastern and North African countries from bringing laptops, tablets, elect
Dvur Kralove Zoo in the Czech Republic decided to remove the horns of its herd of 21 black and white rhinos after poachers shot dead a white rhino and hacked off its horn at a French zoo.
A new infographic presents packing hacks for campers and backpackers, including the use of a colouring crayon as a candle which, when lit, will burn for half an hour.
Falcon’s Creative Group has produced a behind-the-scenes video that gives some insight into the technology used in the new Heroes & Legends attraction at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. Ten
London has been crowned the second best destination in the world – beaten to the top spot by Bali, Indonesia. Favourites Paris, Rome, New York and Crete also scored highly in the new ranking.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. government, citing unspecified threats, is barring passengers on nonstop, U.S.-bound flights from eight mostly Middle Eastern and North African countries from bringing laptops, t
A press that uses wooden blocks and dates to 1729 is the embodiment of a hallowed tradition and is one site where the Tibetan language is being preserved.
They just can’t stay away. The Who, the British rock band that announced its first farewell tour in 1982, is back again. Original rockers Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey will bring the band to Ca
Hilton offers a free night in Hawaii if you stay at least five nights — and you can pick your price point too. The deal’s good at 11 hotels, from a Hampton Inn on Oahu to a Waldorf Astoria on Maui
The U.S. government, citing unspecified threats, is barring passengers on nonstop, U.S.-bound flights from eight mostly Middle Eastern and North African countries from bringing laptops, tablets and el
Costa Rica, Cyprus and Greece top the list of places where residents expressed satisfaction with the weather.
Whether it’s in the form of blue swathes of fabric in Niger, sky-high turbans in India or studded leather in England, the passion for cultural expression through fashion is universal.
Today marks the UN's International Day of Forests, so MailOnline has rounded up some of the best in the world, from the trees amid South America's Iguazu Falls, to England's Peak District.
In this Family Travel issue, we celebrate the wanderlust of families, the urge to just get out there and savor nature in all its glory — with minimal hassle, of course.
MailOnline Travel's Paul Hutchinson climbs on board the train that meanders through the fjord lands of western Norway up the coast to the Arctic city of Bodo.
RENO, Nev. - The first wet storm of the spring is moving into the Sierra where record snowfall already has reservoirs releasing water early to guard against potential flooding in northern Nevada well
BIG SUR, Calif. (AP) — Almost all the hotels, restaurants and state parks cut off when a bridge on the Central California coast crumbled last month remain closed, but Kurt Mayer chose to keep his del
BOSTON (AP) — America’s premier marathoner is taking his victory lap. Meb Keflezighi says he’ll hang up his racing shoes for good after running next month’s Boston Marathon and the
The chief of Nepal’s tourism department, Durga Dutta Dhakal, said on Monday climbers would be fitted with a GPS device during the spring climbing season to track their movement.
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Stunned tourists captured the moment a 45,000lb humpback whale breached just 10 feet away from their boat and seemed to wave hello to them on March 13, off the coast of Hawaii.
Midtown gears up for another Nain Rouge showdown; magic man Kevin Lepine heads home; Fox Theatre welcomes 'Dirty Dancing'
Michael O'Brien and his bandmates can transition from jazz to pop to Americana without missing a beat
A.O. Scott will discuss his new book on arts criticism and host screenings of two films chosen by him
Company gives pitch-perfect staging to Ayad Akhtar's uneasy drama about Islam, politics and U.S. life post-9/11
SAN FRANCISCO -- AT&T, Verizon and several other major advertisers are suspending their marketing campaigns on Google's YouTube site after discovering their brands have been appearing alongside vi
Detroit News baseball writer Tony Paul and former Tiger pitcher Dan Petry talk about the team's upcoming season.
Defending champion Jason Day lasted only six holes at the Dell Technologies Match Play until a heavy heart forced an early departure. Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth might not be far behind. The
More than five weeks after erosion damage at Lake Oroville forced residents to flee to high ground, the Butte County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday announced it had lifted an evacuation advisory. M
The parents of a 9-year-old boy who was shot in the head in their Phoenix home put off calling 911 as they cleaned up evidence in multiple rooms of the house, police said Wednesday, calling it a c
Hey, hot take machines: chill out and enjoy the ballgame. Or, if you want to chew on some intriguing comments, at least check out what Adam Jones said. Lay off Ian Kinsler, who said nothing contro
Brandon Ingram wasn’t among the players who lacked energy and effort at the beginning of the Lakers’ 133-109 loss to the Clippers on Tuesday night. But he was part of a starting lineup that did as
Andrelton Simmons loved everything about his second World Baseball Classic, except for the logistics. Between Feb. 28 and Monday, he and the Netherlands’ contingent traveled from Seoul to Tokyo to
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The drought is over in Silver Lake — at least, at its picturesque reservoir. Los Angeles Department of Water and Power officials announced Wednesday that the popular Silver Lake Reservoir — which
The Rams added a former USC receiver to the roster when they signed free-agent Robert Woods, the Trojans’ all-time receptions leader. Could they add another in next month’s NFL draft? USC’s JuJu S