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Here Are the Best Cities in
America for a Staycation
Jun 11, 2023 1:40 PM CDT
Here Are the Best Cities in America for a Staycation
Honolulu tops WalletHub's list
- Want to save your wallet this summer and hover closer to home for some R&R? Those contemplating a "staycation" might want to check out WalletHub's latest rankings , which lists which US cities are best for such homebound holidays. The site looked at more than 180 of the...
Only One US City
Makes Top 10
Dec 17, 2022 9:30 AM CST
Only One US City Makes Top 10 Travel Destinations
New York squeaks in at No. 10 on Euromonitor International's list; Paris comes in at No. 1
- Recovery from the pandemic for the travel industry is a work in progress, but inbound arrivals around the world increased by more than 80% this year in terms of numbers of trips, CNN notes. That means people are breaking out their passports again, and some cities are drawing travelers in...
Here Are the Most Overrated
Tourist Spots in the US
Nov 5, 2022 11:30 AM CDT
Here Are the Most Overrated Tourist Spots in the US
Plus, 10 underrated gems, courtesy of HawaiianIslands.com
- Looking to book your next getaway and take in the sights? If you've ever been disappointed during past visits to American tourist magnets, you might want to check out HawaiianIsland.com's list . The site analyzed upward of 17,000 Tripadvisor reviews for destinations in all 50 states, searching...
She Won an $8K Vacation
Price Is Right
. One Problem
Feb 11, 2022 10:07 AM CST
She Won an $8K Vacation on
Price Is Right
. One Problem
Catherine Graham of Massachusetts won a fabulous trip to ... New Hampshire
- For a recent winner on
The Price Is Right
, "the price was right, but the prize was all wrong." That's how CBS Boston frames Catherine Graham's win that aired Feb. 1, when she claimed a nearly $8,000 vacation to New Hampshire by correctly guessing its...
Vaxxed and Ready to Relax?
These US Cities Are Waiting
Jun 21, 2021 11:12 AM CDT
Vaxxed and Ready to Relax? These US Cities Are Waiting
San Francisco tops LawnStarter's list of best places for the vaccinated to enjoy summer vacation
- Summer is here, and if you're cautiously starting to reemerge from the pandemic, you may wonder if it's possible to contemplate some well-deserved holiday time. LawnStarter answers that question for the fully vaccinated with its ranking of US cities ideal for "vaxcations." The site looked at...
3 Family Members Die
in Resort Swimming Pool
Dec 25, 2019 4:30 PM CST
3 Family Members Die in Resort Swimming Pool
They were visiting a resort in Spain
- Three family members died Tuesday while vacationing at a Spanish holiday resort—all in the same swimming pool, the
New York Times
reports. The resort, Costa del Sol, says a 9-year-old British girl, her British father, and a 16-year-old American family member were found unresponsive in the pool. Authorities say...
UK Family 'Traumatized' After
Arrest at US-Canada Border
Oct 15, 2019 10:50 AM CDT
UK Family 'Traumatized' After Arrest at US-Canada Border
Family of 5 detained in Pa. says they've been living a nightmare since accidentally crossing into America
- A family vacation in Canada for a UK couple and their three kids has turned into a nightmare, leaving them locked up in a Pennsylvania detention center. The
reports on the plight of David and Eileen Connors, who say they were driving near the US border close to...
America's 10 Best
Cities for 'Staycations'
May 30, 2019 12:42 PM CDT
America's 10 Best Cities for 'Staycations'
Honolulu is No. 1
- Looking to start your vacation as soon as you clock your last hour at work? WalletHub looks at the best cities for "staycations," looking at more than three dozen metrics in the "Recreation," "Food and Entertainment," and "Rest and Relaxation" categories. Virginia Beach,...
Judge Delays Sentencing
So Criminal Can Go on Vacation
May 23, 2019 11:00 AM CDT
Judge Delays Sentencing So Criminal Can Go on Vacation
It would be a shame for him to miss that trip to Tenerife
- What's more important: starting a prison sentence for five crimes—including possession of drugs, a stun gun, and an extendable baton—or going on your planned vacation to the Canary Islands? One judge in Wales apparently thinks the latter. He agreed to delay 51-year-old Colin Watson's sentencing until...
'Fit and Healthy' Spouses Die
Within Hours While Vacationing
Aug 24, 2018 12:40 PM CDT
'Fit and Healthy' Spouses Die Within Hours While Vacationing
Family of John and Susan Cooper don't get how they died so suddenly after stay at Egyptian hotel
- A UK couple's family wants answers after the pair suddenly died within hours of each other while vacationing in Egypt. Daughter Kelly Ormerod, who was on holiday with John Cooper, 69, and Susan Cooper, said to be in her early 60s, at the Steigenberger Aqua Magic hotel in Hurghada,...
His Epic Vacation Seemed
Too Good to be True. It Was
Apr 20, 2018 7:02 PM CDT
His Epic Vacation Seemed Too Good to be True. It Was
Business partner of Chris Smith now faces trial for his murder
- The emails from Chris Smith to family and friends began in June 2010 with seemingly happy news: The 30-year-old wrote that he was flush with $1 million cash after selling out his half of an ad company to his partner and was embarking on an epic world journey by yacht...
Battered Houston Donates $20K
to Give Weather Guy a Break
Sep 3, 2017 9:03 AM CDT
Battered Houston Donates $20K to Give Weather Guy a Break
GoFundMe page to send Jeff Lindner on vacation smashes its modest $4K goal
- There amid the flooding, the loss, and the devastation of Hurricane Harvey was Houston meteorologist Jeff Lindner, working nonstop to give residents the latest on the storm. And rather than the more typical and cliched complaining about the weather man, a grateful populace decided to chip in to give Lindner...
Trump's First Presidential
Vacation Is This Month
Aug 3, 2017 8:19 AM CDT
Trump's First Presidential Vacation Is This Month
But exodus from DC may be partly due to renovations at White House
- President Trump is getting ready to join the annual August exodus from the town he calls "the swamp." Trump is due to set out Friday on his first extended vacation from Washington since the inauguration—a 17-day getaway to his private golf club in central New Jersey, per...
Best, Worst US Cities
for Your Staycation
Jun 3, 2017 5:57 AM CDT
Best, Worst US Cities for Your Staycation
One surprising state in particular dominates the worst rankings
- Planning on taking some time off without leaving home? The beauty of a "staycation" is that you can get some R&R without having to travel far, or at all, though some cities are more conducive than others to kicking back locally. WalletHub looked at 150 of the biggest...
The Vacation Nation
You'll Want Tickets For
Apr 20, 2017 10:41 AM CDT
The Vacation Nation You'll Want Tickets For
Spain tops World Economic Forum's list of top countries for tourists
- "Siestas before sangrias" is all we need to hear to get us to visit Spain, a perk noted by
Travel + Leisure
, but that's not the only reason it's at the top of the World Economic Forum's 2017 ranking of the best countries for tourism and...
Sisters Found Dead at Luxury
Resort and No One Knows Why
Sep 29, 2016 2:00 PM CDT
Sisters Found Dead at Luxury Resort and No One Knows Why
Robin and Annie Korkki from Minnesota were found 'unresponsive' in Seychelles villa
- Two sisters from Minnesota described by their brother as "experienced foreign travelers" were found dead last week while on vacation in the Seychelles, an archipelago off the east coast of Africa—and no one yet knows why, CBS Minnesota reports. Workers at the Maia Luxury Resort on the island...
Does This Photo Show
Young Pickpocket in Action?
Sep 27, 2016 8:14 AM CDT
Does This Photo Show Young Pickpocket in Action?
Reddit thinks yes, parents say no
- An interesting post on Reddit is drawing attention as either a warning to tourists or warning about jumping to conclusions. As the
recounts, the story goes like this: A man and his girlfriend got back from a trip to Thailand and couldn't figure out what happened to the...
Teen Peeved With Parents'
Vacation Choice Calls 911
Aug 22, 2016 6:50 AM CDT
Teen Peeved With Parents' Vacation Choice Calls 911
'It was not an appropriate use of 911,' cop says
- Is Trent Hills, Ontario, really that bad? A 15-year-old girl “forced” to go to the Canadian vacation spot by her parents last week apparently thought so—and called 911 with her emergency, the CBC reports. Police who responded to the cottage the family rented were not amused. “This...
Best Vacation Spots
Aug 18, 2016 3:15 PM CDT
Best Vacation Spots for One-Night Stands
Head west to explore new places and new people
- People used to head west to explore uncharted territory. Apparently we're still doing pretty much the same thing. A survey of 5,000 people by Match.com determined the best US vacation destinations for hooking up with a stranger, and most of them are out west. The survey also...
Surprise Ends in
DUI Disaster: Cops
Jul 26, 2016 8:44 AM CDT
Disney World Surprise Ends in DUI Disaster: Cops
Suspected drunk driver plows into Colorado family on way to airport for dream vacation
- A Colorado dad who'd planned to surprise his family with a trip to Disney World was headed to the airport with them early Thursday when an alleged drunk driver crashed into their minivan, dashing the Disney plans and putting all four family members in the hospital, CBS Denver reports....
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