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Millions of Americans took to the skies and hit the road ahead of Thanksgiving at the risk of pouring gasoline on the coronavirus fire, disregarding increasingly dire warnings that they stay home and limit their holiday gatherings to members of their own household.Those who are flying witnes… Read more

The world is full of uncertainty these days. But if your family is thinking about gathering for the holidays with friends or relatives, these answers to common questions might help you stay safe. Read more

There's no place like home. But with care, you can reduce the risks that come with spending a night in a hotel or motel. Half of the battle occurs before arrival, when you choose a location, then choose a room. The other half comes with your decisions and actions on the scene. Read more

The Transportation Security Administration published some tips on Thanksgiving and holiday travel this year, helping people to be as prepared as possible to travel during not only the holidays but also the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more

SAN DIEGO _ On our recent vacation, my husband and I visited the Australian outback and an Asian rain forest. We ogled otherworldly leafy seadragons, stumbled upon a majestic bald eagle and luxuriated in the hypnotic calm of a Pacific Ocean kelp forest. There was also time to visit a serene … Read more

HONOLULU _ The Hawaiian Islands reopened to tourism Thursday, an occasion that featured ubiquitous face masks, very few leis and thousands of arriving passengers, most of whom had passed preflight coronavirus tests in order to avoid quarantine requirements. Read more

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Things might seem awry in Washington, D.C., but many of the city's landmarks are returning to what resembles normal these days. Places such as the Lincoln and Jefferson memorials as well as parks in the Capitol Hill area are open. Many Smithsonian museums have reopened with extra cleaning pr… Read more

MINNEAPOLIS — Buckling into the car seat in early August, I felt excitement and dread. After so much time in my own backyard, I was looking forward to seeing new landscapes, but wary because once we crossed the Minnesota border, we would be road tripping exclusively through red-zone states. Read more

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MADISON — While much of the focus lately has been on how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the live music and events industry, it certainly isn’t the only industry struggling right now.Gov. Tony Evers and Tourism Secretary-designee Sara Meaney on Monday announced the launch of the Tourism R… Read more

MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Public Museum on Friday announced the site of its future home: the northeast corner of Sixth and McKinley streets in downtown Milwaukee. The 2.4-acre site is adjacent to the Deer District and will provide abundant access to visitors from near and far via freeway and… Read more

SANTA CATALINA ISLAND, Calif. — It was the first day of my trip to Santa Catalina, and the island already was working its magic. I didn’t see anyone for miles as I hiked an eastern segment of the Trans-Catalina Trail, which stretches from the town of Avalon to Parsons Landing, a remote beach… Read more

ATLANTA — Delta Air Lines said it will increase cap seating on its planes to 75% capacity from October through early January of next year.That’s up from the 60% cap that Atlanta-based Delta currently has in place through Sept. 30.The cap on seating allows Delta to better space out passengers… Read more

Alcatraz Island reopens Monday, ending about five months of pandemic-caused closure for one of the most popular National Park Service sites in California. Read more