The threat from Tropical Storm Darby, which as of Friday was heading toward Hawaii Island, prompted the closure of lava-viewing areas in and near Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and campsites at the Big Island’s county parks.Read more
You can fly round trip from LAX to Sydney or Melbourne along with a choice of Australian seasons — the reverse of ours — for $929, including all taxes and fees, on Qantas.
You must buy this fare, which is subject to availability, by Wednesday, July 27. It is for departures Mondays through Thursdays between Sept. 1 and 27, Oct. 9 and Nov. 1, and Jan.Read more
If you want a more intimate cruise experience on your next trip, Variety Cruises next year is launching an eight-day Glories of Spain & Portugal cruise aboard the 25-cabin Panorama II.
The cruise will take passengers from Malaga, Spain, to Lisbon, Portugal.Read more
If you’re heading to Las Vegas for the weekend, Google Maps has a treat for you: a free tank of gas. You read that right, free.
To promote its app, Google Maps is offering a series of freebies along Interstate 15 between L.A. and Vegas from noon to 8 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday.Read more
If you want to find the most adventurous town in the West, head to Park City, Utah. And if you crave a quality food escape, Portland, Ore., is the place to go.
These most recent recommendations come from Sunset Travel Awards 2016, which were announced Wednesday. The magazine’s editors consider categories like best cities, lodging, dining, outdoor town, etc.Read more