Some people say Santa lives in Lapland, but even if Mr. Ho-Ho-Ho doesn’t make an appearance during this Lapland Safari tour, there are plenty of reindeer and other memorable experiences.Read more
Before there were fake news stories, there was a fake U.S. embassy in Accra, the capital of Ghana. It opened three times a week, flew a U.S. flag, had a picture of President Obama on the wall and issued bogus visas for $6,000, according to a U.S. State Department report.
It operated for 10 years but was shut down last summer after an investigation by the real U.S. Embassy and Ghanaian police.Read more
If you want a bird’s-eye view of the nation’s capital from atop the Washington Monument, you’ll have to wait awhile.
Repairs to the elevator that takes tourists to the observation deck at 500 feet in elevation will keep the landmark closed until 2019, the National Park Service announced Friday.Read more
It’ll take a little doing to find your way to solitude in Joshua Tree National Park these days.
Park attendance hit 2 million for the first time in 2015, a nearly 500,000 increase from the year before. And the first nine months of 2016 were another 21% ahead of 2015.
Whether you have it to yourself or not, Hidden Valley is a haven worth seeking out. It has tent-camping, hiking, climbing and scrambling.Read more