Two years ago, TripAdvisor travelers picked the former prison Alcatraz Island in San Francisco Bay as the top landmark to see in America. Last year, the Lincoln Memorial was No. 1. This year, the Golden Gate Bridge claims the top spot in TripAdvisor’s Travelers’ Choice awards for U.S. landmarks.
The sole Southern California entry was the Griffith Observatory in Griffith Park, which came in at No.Read more
Meet political leaders, artists, academics and business leaders on a 15-day tour of Israel and Jordan organized by the Los Angeles World Affairs Council.
Highlights in Israel include meetings with Tel Aviv Mayor Ron Huldai and representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Knesset.Read more
Nine authors, including travel writers Paul Theroux and Pico Iyer, will be creating short stories inspired by Silversea’s 2019 World Cruise that begins in San Francisco and ends in London.Read more
The reopening of Tioga Pass, the key east entrance to Yosemite, is a sign of the coming summer as sure as baseball returning to Chavez Ravine, or the swallows returning to Capistrano. Typically it occurs in time for the Memorial Day rush.
This year, the still-snowed-under Tioga Pass may not open till almost July 4.Read more