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Giant hand sculpture in New Zealand draws mixed reviews: What 'nightmares are made of'?

Aug 21, 2019 • 10:19 AM ET Travel USA TODAY  

There's now a sculpture of a giant hand — with a face on it — in Wellington, New Zealand, and people are having all kinds of feelings about it. …

Florida ride appears to malfunction seconds before launch

Aug 21, 2019 • 10:05 AM ET Travel USA TODAY  

Two Florida tourists got quite a scare on a ride at a Florida Panhandle amusement park – without even leaving the ground.             …

Ever dream of owning a private island? Now you can… sort of

Aug 21, 2019 • 10:04 AM ET Travel USA TODAY  

“Let’s Buy an Island” wants to crowdfund the purchase of an island.             …

Free admission to Death Valley National Park for park service milestone

Aug 21, 2019 • 10:00 AM ET Travel Los Angeles Times  

Death Valley is hot and dry, but it's free on Sunday for visitors who can take the heat. Fees are waived to mark the park service's 103rd birthday. …

Want to sleep in a sandcastle? Check this out and other unique vacation stays!

Aug 21, 2019 • 9:58 AM ET Travel USA TODAY  

Buzz60’s Elizabeth Keatinge tells us about a unique vacation experience booking a sandcastle on Coney Island.             …

Pittsburgh's transformed dining scene is the place to be and eat

Aug 21, 2019 • 9:55 AM ET Travel USA TODAY  

Pittsburgh residents and travelers are seeking new cuisines and meals worth Instagramming.             …

House Hunting in … the Czech Republic

Aug 21, 2019 • 9:31 AM ET Travel The New York Times  

In the capital city of Prague, developmental red tape and high construction costs have led to short supply and rising …

Paris, Florence and Venice on the cheap: $1,699, with hotels and airfare

Aug 21, 2019 • 8:00 AM ET Travel Los Angeles Times  

Stay in central hotels and explore three of Europe's most popular destinations. …

8 things to avoid at the cruise-ship buffet if you want to keep your stomach ship-shape

Aug 21, 2019 • 7:52 AM ET Travel USA TODAY  

With the buffet often included in your fare, it can be tempting to grab every item you see. But there are some foods you're better off avoiding. …

First time in Montreal? Here are 5 things you should do

Aug 21, 2019 • 7:50 AM ET Travel USA TODAY  

An increasing number of Americans are visiting Montreal, whose parks and restaurants resemble a slice of Europe in North America.             …

Woman attacked by shark while swimming in Hawaii; officials say shark 'still in the area'

Aug 21, 2019 • 6:29 AM ET Travel USA TODAY  

An unidentified woman was transported to the hospital with injuries to her back and hip area after a shark bit her twice, Hawaii police say.         …

Strike by Ryanair cabin crew in Portugal has little impact

Aug 21, 2019 • 6:01 AM ET Travel The Washington Times  

LISBON, Portugal (AP) - A strike by Portuguese cabin crew working for budget airline Ryanair is causing little impact, with only some minor delays …

Thousands interested in Dutch idea for Brexit beach party

Aug 21, 2019 • 5:28 AM ET Travel The Washington Times  

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - As the deadline for Britain to quit the European Union approaches, thousands of people are expressing interest in a …

A Chance to Bond on a Perilous Hiking Trail in Iceland

Aug 21, 2019 • 5:00 AM ET Travel The New York Times  

As his son gets older and more independent, a father seizes the chance to keep their relationship …

Art, Exercise or a Nap? All Could Be Yours During a Long Layover

Aug 21, 2019 • 5:00 AM ET Travel The New York Times  

Eager to lure travelers, U.S. airports are increasing amenities to include culture, fitness and even the opportunity to commune with a little …

Great Smoky Mountains gets donation of 'priceless' artifacts

Aug 21, 2019 • 4:45 AM ET Travel The Washington Times  

TOWNSEND, Tenn. (AP) - The Great Smoky Mountains National Park has received what it calls a "priceless" donation of Cades Cove artifacts. The cove …

Nasty feet on a plane: Andy Richter exposes plane passenger airing his shoe-less parts

Aug 20, 2019 • 11:27 PM ET Travel USA TODAY  

Conan O'Brien sidekick Andy Richter was shocked to find his plane seat neighbor insisting on airing out his nasty bare feet.             …

Tropical Storm Chantal forms over North Atlantic

Aug 20, 2019 • 11:05 PM ET Travel The Washington Times  

MIAMI (AP) - Tropical Storm Chantal has formed over the far North Atlantic. The National Hurricane Center said Tuesday evening the storm is about 485 …

Concrete fragments of Austin highway's upper level fall

Aug 20, 2019 • 10:50 PM ET Travel The Washington Times  

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Large chunks of concrete from the upper level of Interstate 35 through central Austin have fallen onto the northbound lanes on …

Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge finally lands in Orlando: Details about Disney's new attraction

Aug 20, 2019 • 8:56 PM ET Travel USA TODAY  

Storm troopers, unite! Star Wars: Galaxy Edge officially opens Aug. 29 at Disney's Hollywood Studios in Orlando             …