The Transportation Security Administration will tell you: If you want a better security check experience at the airport, join the agency’s Precheck program. Starting Tuesday, a pop-up office at the Los Angeles Airport Marriott hotel will help process folks who enroll in the program that’s designed to get you through security lines more quickly.Read more
You’re ready for your annual summer road-trip, right? But is your car? Steps 1 and 2: Be sure your auto club card is current and that you bring a mobile phone charger.Read more
One of the big reveals at Comic-Con International last week was a peek at the film “Spider-Man: Homecoming,” due out next year, and news that his nemesis would be the Vulture.
For those who need a Spidey fix before then, the Marvel hero is still spinning a web in — of all places — the baggage claim area of San Diego International Airport’s Terminal 2.Read more
Here’s an outdoor getaway with a twist: Go horseback riding, fishing, hiking and biking at the Ranch at Rock Creek in Montana — and then attend a barn dance where two-time Grammy winner LeAnn Rimes will perform.
The country-pop singer will appear at the all-inclusive Autumn Harvest Getaway at the luxury resort in Philipsburg.Read more
Partly to mostly sunny skies returned to Hawaii on Monday, and two popular national parks were again welcoming visitors after Tropical Storm Darby brought high winds, dangerous surfs and heavy rain over the weekend.
At 8 a.m. Pacific time Monday, Darby was downgraded to a tropical depression by the Central Pacific Hurricane Center. It was located 185 miles west-northwest of Honolulu.Read more
Most days, I’m ready to whine about how national brands are crowding out mom-and-pop operations and homogenizing the flavor of travel everywhere. Not today.
Today I’m warning about unhomogenized hotels.
Why? Because in the last two months, I’ve stayed at two Marriott properties that I expected to deliver matching experiences. They didn’t.Read more