More air passengers are expected for the July 4 holiday period this year than last year in 2012, which is July 3 through July 7 this year. An estimated 3.07 million people will travel by airplane for this years holiday celebrating America's independence, up .01% from last year. The overall...
More than 30,000 Roman silver coins dating back to 270AD have been discovered near the site of ancient Roman baths say archeologist working on the dig site. The coins were found about 450 feet from the site of the historic Roman Baths and have now been sent to the British...
Lake Buena Vista, Fla. - Disney World's Epcot has opened its new Tutto Gusto restaurant and a new wine cellar as part of the Italian Pavilion's renovation at the World Showcase Lagoon section of the theme park. Epcot is one of four major theme parks located at Disney World, the...
The National Park Service will reopen the Statue of Liberty this coming Sunday after undergoing a year of renovations and improvements. The Statue of Liberty was a gift from the people of France and was dedicated in New York City in 1886. This Sunday will be the monument's 126th birthday. Of the...
Washington, D.C. - The National Park Service has said the Washington Monument will be closed until mid-2014 to repair the damage it suffered during the 2011 earthquake that measured 5.8. The bidding process began on June 29 and is expected to take between 12-18 months. According to the NPS, the worst damage...
Amtrak's 1,700 conductors will soon be able to leave the hole punch and use an iPhone to scan passenger's tickets in real time, with the data transmitted to its HQ immediately, giving conductors and train reservations agents real-time data about passenger load, and if you've paid or not. The new...
Sears is keeping up with the times, by offering old was to pay for that vacation you've wanted but can't afford right now. Now you can put your vacation on layaway at Sears, as it brings back the once popular layaway program helping people pay for something they can't...
Two South Florida bound cruise ships are dealing with outbreaks of the norovirus a gastrointestinal virus. The ships with are both Princess Cruise Line ships are the Ruby Princess and Crown Princess which are headed to dock in Fort Lauderdale. The cruise line alerted future passengers of the ships that...
The West Coast Green Project, an initiative being rolled out by the federal government and private companies will start installing electric car charging stations on I-5 from Oregon, through Seattle and on to the Canadian border, to be ready for use by the end of the year. In conjunction but...
A California man, Robert Biggs, claimed a bear saved him from an attack by a large mountain lion near Whiskey Flats Wilderness Area in California while out bear watching. In his report to the California Department of Fish and Game, DFG, he claims he was out to bear watching when...