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Ohio's Kings Island joins giga coaster club with 300-foot Orion, opening in spring 2020

Aug 16, 2019 • 10:54 AM ET Travel USA TODAY  

King's Island's upcoming Orion, set to open in spring 2020, will be one of just seven roller roasters in the world with a drop of over 300 …

Steel Vengeance: Cedar Point coaster voted best in the U.S.

Aug 16, 2019 • 10:09 AM ET Travel USA TODAY  

This is what it's like to ride the record-breaking hybrid roller coaster.             …

At these 2 airports, no ticket is necessary to eat, shop and explore

Aug 16, 2019 • 10:00 AM ET Travel Los Angeles Times  

In Pittsburgh and Tampa, Fla., non-travelers can spend hours dining at or taking in the airport. …

This airline is allowing an extra free checked bag for those traveling with infants

Aug 16, 2019 • 8:46 AM ET Travel USA TODAY  

Virgin Australia will be providing a free extra checked bag for infants. Buzz60’s Natasha Abellard has the story.             …

More ships will sail from Southern California to Mexico starting in fall

Aug 16, 2019 • 8:30 AM ET Travel Los Angeles Times  

A huge new Princess ship along with two Norwegian Cruise Line vessels will begin sailing to the Mexican Riviera this fall. …

Notre Dame: European heat wave caused stones to dislodge from cathedral's ceiling

Aug 16, 2019 • 8:22 AM ET Travel USA TODAY  

Stones fell from Notre Dame's ceiling after Europe's heat wave caused the mortar holding them in place to dry out, France's Culture …

LAX rolls out dining and shopping discounts, but only for a few weeks

Aug 16, 2019 • 8:00 AM ET Travel Los Angeles Times  

Eat. Shop. Save. offers discounts at selected retailers in all terminals at L.A.'s airport …

Jet-lagged from that long summer flight? Tips on reducing the fog and fatigue

Aug 16, 2019 • 8:00 AM ET Travel Los Angeles Times  

Welcome to jet-lag season. "I'm a zombie the first four or five days," said one traveler. Here's what you need to know if you're about to depart or …

Livermore, California: Welcome to laid-back wine country

Aug 16, 2019 • 7:45 AM ET Travel USA TODAY  

Livermore is one of California's original and oldest wine regions with more than 50 tasting rooms that flank the charming town.             …

Russian pilot saw cornfield as his only chance for 'a reasonably soft landing'

Aug 16, 2019 • 7:34 AM ET Travel USA TODAY  

Following a bird strike, Damir Yusupov landed his A321 in a cornfield so smoothly that just one of the 233 people on board was hospitalized.         …

The difference between travel insurance and trip protection

Aug 16, 2019 • 7:31 AM ET Travel USA TODAY  

Know the difference between travel insurance and trip protection before you book your next trip.             …

What's the difference between travel insurance and trip 'protection'? More than you may realize

Aug 16, 2019 • 7:30 AM ET Travel USA TODAY  

Travelers considering travel insurance may be tempted to buy a less expensive waiver or trip protection plan. But there are important differences.   …

Traveler captures the beauty of crystal clear water in Philippines lake

Aug 16, 2019 • 7:22 AM ET Travel USA TODAY  

A traveler captured the blue-green color of Barracuda Lake, revealing the ominous-looking vast space of empty water.             …

Russian pilot says landing in corn field was his only chance

Aug 16, 2019 • 6:59 AM ET Travel The Washington Times  

MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian pilot who managed to smoothly land his disabled plane in a corn field after birds hit both engines says a quick landing was …

Chrissy Teigen, Matt Damon and more of your favorite stars visiting Disney Parks

Aug 16, 2019 • 6:30 AM ET Travel USA TODAY  

Disney Parks are a haven to spot your favorite fictional characters but also tons of your favorite IRL stars. Check out which celebs have visited.   …

Five Places to Visit in Greenville, S.C.

Aug 16, 2019 • 5:00 AM ET Travel The New York Times  

One of the Upcountry city’s most intriguing areas is West Greenville, an enclave that has been transformed into an artistic and entrepreneurial …

Can the Jersey Shore Culture of Springsteen and Snooki Survive?

Aug 16, 2019 • 5:00 AM ET Travel The New York Times  

More people from the city are visiting the gritty boardwalk towns like Asbury Park and Long Branch. Developers have …

Australian tourist killed in New Zealand after attack on van

Aug 16, 2019 • 1:03 AM ET Travel The Washington Times  

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) - A manhunt is underway in New Zealand after an Australian tourist was killed following what police believe was a random …

Alaska Marine Exchange loses part of budget in capital cuts

Aug 16, 2019 • 12:14 AM ET Travel The Washington Times  

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - Alaska's primary provider of real-time marine vessel tracking has lost a portion of its funding to cuts by the governor to the …

Beer named for nuclear tests draws Pacific islands criticism

Aug 16, 2019 • 12:12 AM ET Travel The Washington Times  

HAGATNA, Guam (AP) - A Texas-based company is facing criticism for naming a beer after the location of nuclear tests that resulted in contamination …