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2 Sep
For years scientists have theorized about how large rocks -- some weighing hundreds of pounds -- zigzag across Racetrack Playa in Death Valley National Park, leaving long trails etched in the earth.
2 Sep
Fifty years ago, the federal Wilderness Act was signed and now protects about 150 million acres of American wild lands, including within national parks and national forests.
2 Sep
Fees — and passenger privacy — are under review by U.S. Senate committee amid airlines’ record profits and passenger protests.
1 Sep
Writer and traveler Elizabeth Pisani gives advice on exploring the sprawling country.
1 Sep
1 Sep
Peace and positive vibes in the laid-back Ojai valley.
1 Sep
Wine roads, ale trails and hiking paths intersect in the fruit basket of Central Washington.
30 Aug
On the brink of the Labor Day weekend, Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest has closed the popular Tumwater Campground, off Highway 2 nine miles northwest of Leavenworth, because of predicted rains and the potential for flash floods this weekend.
30 Aug
Every Sept. 16, the country celebrates its independence from Spain through a battle that began in 1810.
30 Aug
The plaza on World Trade Center site in New York will o be open to public for first time on the anniversary of the terrorist attacks
30 Aug
Passenger fights, grabs crew member when seat in front of him is reclined, forcing American Airlines Miami-to-Paris flight to land in Boston.
30 Aug
A long-range calendar of festivals and fun beyond Seattle
30 Aug
Summer, sadly, is coming to an end.  But it can live on in your photos.  Join our summer-vacation photo contest and submit a picture from your trip. It can be a scenic shot or something  wacky or wonderfully weird.  And it can be from anywhere you went on vacation — cl
30 Aug
"It's really been an unbelievable summer," sighed Kristen Smith, marketing manager at the Winthrop Chamber of Commerce. But the wildfires are out and flash floods have subsided (both were well away from Winthrop) and one of the best things Washingtonians can do to help the Methow Valley is to come v
29 Aug
Travelers laden with mobile devices prowl concourses in search of power to charge their phones
29 Aug
Two Canadian women are facing charges after authorities say they drank their duty free alcohol in the flight's bathroom, triggered the fire alarm with a cigarette and got into a fight each other, forcing a Sunwing flight bound for Cuba to return to Toronto under a military escort.
28 Aug
As airline travel becomes more complex with added security, overstuffed bins and tightly pitched seats, and train passengers grapple with on-time reliability and erratic Wi-Fi connections, business travelers are turning to upscale executive coaches with hefty price tags and limited seating.
28 Aug
Easy-access hot springs, including one in a cave, draw devotees to Southeastern British Columbia.
30 Aug
Seattle Times reader Mark Aberle’s photo of a harbor seal scratching, or laughing, or ...
30 Aug
If you had canceled your annual fall hike to North Cascades National Park's Cascade Pass because of the pending closure of the Cascade River Road, go ahead and make plans after all.
30 Aug
You the people have spoken in our completely unscientific poll about the right to recline, or not to recline,  an airline seat.
28 Aug
One of the biggest, and least discussed, airfare components is the fuel surcharge which is often hidden by obscure ticket-coding. And it’s driving the high cost of international flights.
28 Aug
Two Dutch tourists accosted on Lombard Street, known as “The Crookedest Street in the World,” while taking photos.
28 Aug
Feds proposed two-year-ban of the extreme sport because of accidents, disruption.
28 Aug
European budget carrier Ryanair is offering business-class tickets in an attempt to woo companies and governments during penny-pinching times.
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