When I first peered into the layer cake that is the Grand Canyon several years ago, I was surprised to spot a continuous strip of green between a grayish section and a red-brown one. "How could so much shrubbery grow in the desert Southwest?" I wondered as I stood at the edge of the South Rim.
TULELAKE, Calif. - On a late October afternoon, as icy shards of rain pellet the high desert, Angela Sutton pries open the metal door that seals off the old jail that once belonged to the Tule Lake war relocation camp.
(A big deal is happening: the first overwater bungalows in the Caribbean were to open Dec. 2. Similar to overwater bungalows in French Polynesia, Jamaica's Sandals Royal Caribbean in Montego Bay has figured out how to put the romantic lodgings safely in Caribbean waters. We got a sneak peek and the chance to be among the first test guests to stay overnight in one of the most romantic lodgings in the world.)
The U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame has moved into a new $20 million exhibit at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. Heroes & Legends combines high-tech theater, tales of heroism, a 21st century setting for space vehicles and astronaut memorabilia, and poses the question: What makes a hero?
Parents need to know that "Just Dance 2017" is a dancing game. The game's music library includes a wide variety of dance songs, some of which include the occasional suggestive lyrics and/or dance moves. The game does require internet access in order to link to a UPlay Rewards account, public global platform for sharing, or compete online with the rest of the world. In-game ads for DLC, including "Unlimited" streaming service and premium songs, add pressure to players to spend real money beyond the price of the actual game.
Thousands of college football fans will make the trip to Tampa, Fla., this upcoming January for the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship. But before then, college football's beloved bowl season will present travelers with a plethora of opportunities to experience some underrated U.S. destinations.
The World of Avatar at Walt Disney World will have two main attractions — previously announced — as well as a newly announced restaurant called Satu’li Canteen, a drinking establishment called Pongu Pongu and a retail shop called Windtraders.
The 200-foot Krakatau volcano that will stand at the center of Universal’s new Orlando water park, Volcano Bay, will house an aqua coaster with canoes as the ride vehicles, which will be the park’s marquee attraction, Universal announced Thursday. Universal also announced a new wearable high-tech device that will hold people’s place in line for an attraction while they play elsewhere and trigger special effects throughout the park.