Leisure Travel

New museums, destinations and openings around the US in 2018

Jan 3, 2018

New viewing experience at Seattle Space Needle and new Flight 93 memorial Tower of Voices among openings for 2018

Thieves steal famed Indian jewels from Venice exhibit

Jan 3, 2018

Thieves steal precious jewels from the famed Al Thani Collection on exhibit at Venice's Doge's Palace, making off with a brooch and a pair of earrings by mixing in with the crowd on the final day of the show

Dead-of-winter trips from northern lights to festivals

Jan 2, 2018

Shake off the January blahs by planning a trip to a snowy destination to see the northern lights, go dogsledding or enjoy a winter festival

New technology aims to slow damage to Georgia O'Keeffe works

Dec 29, 2017

Experts say destructive buildup is threatening Georgia O'Keeffe's iconic paintings of flowers and the New Mexico desert as well as the majority of 20th century oil paintings in museum collections

The Latest: Experts try to save Georgia O'Keeffe paintings

Dec 29, 2017

Chemical reactions are threatening to discolor and deform the surface of Georgia O'Keeffe's famously vibrant paintings

Naval War College Museum unveils exhibit to teach about WWI

Dec 29, 2017

The U.S. Naval War College Museum has unveiled a new exhibit to teach people more about World War I

Navy rediscovers captured flags hidden for nearly 100 years

Dec 28, 2017

Experts at US Naval Academy Museum rediscover captured flags hidden for nearly 100 years in display cases exhibiting British flags from War of 1812

Disney's Toy Story Land looms large in 2018 theme park news

Dec 28, 2017

Disney's Toy Story Land among the most-anticipated openings for the 2018 theme park season

Power restored at Disneyland after guests taken off rides

Dec 28, 2017

Power has been restored at Disneyland after an outage at the California theme park forced some guests to be escorted from stalled rides

Exhibit explores the history of China's first emperor

Dec 27, 2017

An exhibit at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts features 10 life-size terracotta figures as it explores the history of ancient China and the reign of its first emperor

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