Downtown Las Vegas will morph into a musical street scene in September as more than 80 bands — Mumford & Sons, J. Cole, Jane’s Addiction, the Lumineers, Young the Giant among them — take to several stages during the fourth Life is Beautiful festival.
The three-day event also showcases art, culinary experiences and ideas, taking over 18 city blocks Sept. 23-25.Read more
Here’s a Monet you haven’t seen: French express trains decorated inside and out with reproductions of his artworks that will whisk you from Paris to the artist’s Normandy home and beyond.Read more
Orbitz flipped through its summer travel data for some insights on what’s hot, and what’s hotter, as Labor Day approaches. Among the findings of the online travel agency’s Insider Index:
California is home to two of the five most popular Labor Day destinations. In order, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Diego and New York lead all other cities (based on flight bookings).Read more
The National Park Service turns 100 on Thursday marking a century since Woodrow Wilson signed into law the act creating the agency. Celebrations begin with free entry Thursday through Sunday at the 124 parks that charge fees.
In addition, parks, historic sites, seashores and other public lands are planning celebrations too on what’s also called Founders Day.Read more
What should you do if you encounter a giant sea turtle while swimming or snorkeling in Hawaii? Want to find a secret spot for great kayaking and outrigger canoeing?
The newly released Go Hawaii mobile app answers these questions and more.Read more