- Red River Hot Springs sells exclusive use of huge hot pool for $8 (get there early)
Portland Oregonian, Monday - 07/28/2014 - 12:47 PM
Business is mainly local, from Lewiston, Grangeville, the Palouse and Spokane, but you know how hot springs have a way of attracting visitors from around the world. That happens at Red River, too.
- 'Captain Happy': Pilot Snaps at Air Traffic Controller
NBC News, Monday - 07/28/2014 - 10:47 AM
Newly released audiotapes reveal a heated exchange between a Delta airlines pilot and an air traffic controller on Friday at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson Airport.
- Tour de France Wraps Up as Riders Zoom by Paris Icons
NBC News, Sunday - 07/27/2014 - 04:47 PM
Vincenzo Nibali won the Tour de France on Sunday, becoming the first Italian in 16 years to triumph in cycling's greatest race.
- Along Wisconsin's Ice Age Trail
Minneapolis Star Tribune, Sunday - 07/27/2014 - 10:47 AM
Wisconsin’s Ice Age Trail runs 1,100 miles through some of the state’s most scenic landscapes, carved by ancient glaciers.
- Mad about Madrid: A 24-hour guide to Spain's capital in a land of fiestas and siestas
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Sunday - 07/27/2014 - 02:47 AM
MADRID, Spain -- The clink of a cafe con leche against a china saucer, the clatter of horse hooves on cobblestones, the laughter of tartan-clad children sent to retrieve a baguette from the ambulant baker: These are the telltale sounds of Madrid rising to greet another blazing Spanish day.
- Paso Robles winemakers show their cooking chops
San Francisco Chronicle, Saturday - 07/26/2014 - 09:00 PM
More than 30 wineries offer gourmet food paired with choice wines in hopes of getting the nod from a panel of expert judges.  the real fun for visitors is the customary "bribes" offered by some contestants to win the favor of attendees who vote for their favorites in the People's Choice competition. Vintage cars and motorcycles, wandering musicians and jugglers, and sales of 1920s items take the Tallac Historic Site in South Lake Tahoe back to its origins as the home of grand shoreline estates owned by the rich and famous during the annual Gatsby Festival.
- In Transit Blog: Now Serving Comfortable and Casual
New York Times, Saturday - 07/26/2014 - 12:00 PM
Luxury hotels usually have formal restaurants to match their elegant ambience, but some high-end properties are creating more relaxed and casual dining options for their guests.
- Mount Adams' Glacier Basin offers easy rambling on open slopes of Washington volcano (photos)
Portland Oregonian, Friday - 07/25/2014 - 12:48 PM
We returned to camp from there, hiking line-of-sight above the trees over big snowfields. Later that evening the resident herd of mountain goats descends the same slopes we had hiked during the day.
- 5 Easy Ways to Save on Theme Park Admission
ABCNews, Friday - 07/25/2014 - 10:47 AM
Don't let the cost of fun be cost-prohibitive.
- 36 Hours in Provincetown, Mass.
New York Times, Thursday - 07/24/2014 - 03:47 PM
From seaside strolls to dance parties, street performances to gallery exhibits, you can find it all during a weekend on the tip of Cape Cod.
- In Transit Blog: One Room for Many Guests
New York Times, Thursday - 07/24/2014 - 11:52 AM
Each of the 36 rooms in NYAH (Not Your Average Hotel) in Key West, Fla., can be customized according to the number of guests, thanks to modular furniture that can be rearranged.
- Best Toys for a Kids to Play With on a Flight
ABCNews, Wednesday - 07/23/2014 - 04:47 PM
A new study from British Airways suggests children might be occupied longer, and stay happier, with far simpler toys. Plus a little adult interaction. The airline placed children, aged two to 10, on a two-hour flight and were observed by scientist and TV personality Robert Winston and a team of educational psychologists.
- Mount Adams attracts Darryl Lloyd, Hood River photographer, to bond for a lifetime (photos)
Portland Oregonian, Wednesday - 07/23/2014 - 12:47 PM
The 1970s were the Lloyd twins' main era on the mountain. They founded the Mount Adams Wilderness Institute in 1970 to teach mountaineering, one of the first such formal programs in the Northwest.