Passengers from a United Airlines 787 Dreamliner that made an unscheduled landing in Seattle were expected to resume their journey to Japan on Wednesday morning.
In honor of Juneteenth, here are six destinations to mark African Americans' path to emancipation.
America's first permanent English settlement, a military club for African-American officers, an unused airline terminal and Houston's Astrodome have all been labeled "endangered" by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
As Qatar, the UAE and Jordan split what's left of the region's tourists, each is fighting to pull in the lion's share. Their weapon of choice? Theme parks.
Imagine a future in which jet fuel was passé, and planes ran on a mixture of batteries, body heat and cow manure. Could this be the future of aviation?
The Airbus A350 XWB lands safely after its the long-awaited inaugural flight in France on Friday.
Paris and Rome are lovely this time of year, but they're also packed with summer travelers.
Passengers on a United Airlines flight on Monday helped subdue a man who they said stood up and screamed about the CIA, national security leaks and poison.
Travel is about shutting the rest of the world out, and nothing does that quite like a room without even a single window to the outside world.
Sunken World War II ship USS Mohawk now turned into underwater art gallery, featuring 12 photographs of sailors by Austrian artist Andreas Franke.
On its home turf, Airbus has the most pressure to make a good showing. This year, it appears ready to answer that challenge
Drink in hand, toes in sand. You want luxurious cocktails? An ice-cold beer paired with killer views? These beach bars do it better than anyone.
Follow along here while you watch the "Parts Unknown" episode in Congo
An incident aboard a Denver-bound flight landed one person in custody late Friday, authorities said.
When even the most secluded beach on the mainland is too crowded, there's always the option of renting a private island for your vacation.
Africa has the second largest population of any continent but only accounts for 3% of global air traffic.
Pilot and photographer remember Kai Tak airport -- from the fondest to the scariest moments
Find out more about the world's wildest big-wave surf spots with our interactive map.
Airbus has confirmed that the first flight of its long-awaited A350 XWB is set for the morning of June 14, 2013, weather permitting.
Endangered ingredients and edible metals make for a round of drinks that could send your kids to college
Japan's abandoned Hashima Island was the inspiration for the villain's lair in "Skyfall"
The Carnival Triumph sets sail Thursday on its first cruise since February's engine fire left it adrift in the Gulf of Mexico.
Churrascaria barbecue rules the Brazilian table. Here's how to order the best cuts of meat
Uncrowded and unpretentious beach towns from Florida to Hawaii promise affordable summer fun.
There's romance in our National Parks, and not just the human kind.
As you walk through the Liberdade district of Sao Paulo, you could be forgiven for thinking you are in down-town Tokyo. Bright red torii gates of Shinto shrines line the streets, and myriad Asian restaurants and supermarkets display advertisements in Japanese characters.
Despite protests and police crackdowns, many tourists in Istanbul say they feel safe and welcomed.
Anyone can book a tee time at these six public courses that have or will host the U.S. Open.
Beach-goers here have been known to break into applause as the sun sets. Here's where find that perfect beach experience
There are few industries that haven't been shaken up by the game-changing potential of 3-D printing, and aviation is no exception.
Dramatic entries are a given with air travel, and airports should convey a sense of welcome, says architecture critic Paul Goldberger.
May the force be with you, even in the airport.
A blast occurred at a maintenance shed at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta on Tuesday morning, and part of a concourse was briefly evacuated, authorities said.
The Richmond International Airport reopened its terminal to the public Tuesday morning after a "serious threat" prompted a roughly three-hour evacuation, the Virginia airport said on its Twitter account.
Like food, music is different (and often better) when sampled alfresco.
The UNESCO-listed Kumano Kodo pilgrimage is a trek like no other. Here's the ultimate guide to taking it all in.
Even the most jaded and cosmopolitan travel writers tend to rave unreservedly when it comes to these small, leisurely barge trips.
Space-age underwater hotel with moveable discs set to be built in Maldives, with plans for Dubai construction.
We've come to expect fees for hotel WiFi and parking, but as lodging fees pile up, there are some that may come as a surprise to even the seasoned traveler.
10 superb spots to sample Britain's national dish.
Hotels are debating the future of the minibar, with many in the industry asking: should they stay, or go?
Even during difficult times, Iraqi Airways is aiming high.
Indoor basketball courts and bathrooms that belong in museums -- America's got some crazy indulgent hotel suites with price tags to match
Some things you just know for a fact. First U.S. president: George Washington. First human to walk on the moon: Neil Armstrong.
From high-class business hotels to an obsession with mayonnaise, Democratic Republic of Congo has much to offer.
Superman celebrates his 75th birthday this year and Metropolis, Illinois, hopes to break the record for largest-ever gathering of people dressed as Superman.
From China to Switzerland, thrill seekers are surfing big waves on inner-city rivers.
Yosemite National Park has almost everything a nature lover could desire: Glorious waterfalls, spectacular meadows and valleys, groves of ancient sequoias and the wildlife that call the park home.
The greatest list of beaches ever produced -- all that's left for you to do is read, relax and respond.
The Transportation Security Administration on Wednesday abandoned plans to allow small knives and certain other banned items back on passenger flights, surrendering to fierce criticism from airlines, unions and Congress.
The airlines are making billions by selling much more than a simple coach seat.
Whether in Southeast Asian jungles, California beaches or the French Riviera, swimming's better in the nude.
Breakfast on the ceiling as a Singapore Airlines flight has a bumpy time.
It's common sense to pack valuables in a carry-on, but recent evidence suggests it's not as safe as you think. So how can you protect your goods?
Longtime fliers know that look: It's coming from the flight attendant who has already labeled you a Difficult Passenger.
New York Hilton Midtown in Times Square, the biggest hotel in New York City, with nearly 2,000 rooms, says it will eliminate room service starting this summer.
She's really very stealthy. Nina Katchadourian has been creating works of art from her airplane seat since 2010.
Aviation enthusiasts help police, FBI, TSA guard Chicago's O'Hare airport.
The Interior Department has scrapped a plan to screen visitors only after they arrived by boat at two New York landmarks -- Ellis and Liberty islands.
Jet lag is no match for the mud baths, hot-stone massages and oxygen-blast treatments offered at these airport oases.
Frequent flyer programs are meant to breed passenger loyalty. The logic goes that if travelers can earn free tickets and preferential treatment by flying one airline or alliance, they will. A new study shows that this isn't always the case.
Anthea Raymond no longer has to break the law to kayak on the Los Angeles River.
The harrowing experience of an Arizona mother ending up in a Mexican border jail has prompted travel experts to renew some do's and don't's for traveling.
It might not be Hawaii or Bali caliber, but Europe has thrilling spots for hitting the water on a board.
You know nothing, Jon Snow! And neither do you, GOT fans. But now you can get some inside info at real-life King's Landing.
A new museum displays the contents of the Mary Rose and reveals the gritty details of those who lived on board.
The grizzly bears that claim this park as their home demand respect. They're emblems of a tough and inspiring untamed wilderness.
Can you imagine a world where the sun never sets? A scientist has turned a remarkable two-month Antarctic expedition into an incredible five minute video.
The harshest critics labeled them "virtual strip searches." Airport passenger screening that produced particularly realistic full-body images using backscatter technology.
Police: A Disneyland employee was arrested "on suspicion of possessing a destructive device" hours after a dry ice explosion in a trash can in the park.
With spectacular new launches around the world, 2013 is a huge year for roller coasters.
You know about Machu Picchu and the Inca Trail. Now say hola to the rest of this amazing Andean country
Spitting. Littering. Cutting in lines. Defacing historic treasures.
Parents of a 15-year-old Chinese tourist have apologized after the teenager defaced a stone sculpture in an ancient Egyptian Luxor Temple with graffiti.
Another cruise ship, another fire. And for thousands of passengers, another vacation cut short.
Ah, the age-old tradition of getting tipsy and running amok. Sometimes you've just got to do it. For members of the Hash House Harriers, it's common practice.
A passenger on an Alaska Airlines flight Monday was detained by police after he allegedly tried to open the plane's emergency door while the plane was in flight.
Nadav Ben Yehuda's right hand can't grasp a pencil. No longer can he sit on the side of a mountain scrawling poetry in his climbing notebook. The nerve damage causes him to drop things without warning.
North Korea says it's building a "world class" ski resort, with 68 miles of runs
Here are a few facts about the highest mountain in the world.
Sydney Opera House lit up during spectacular opening of Vivid Sydney festival
When a bridge fails, such as the I-5 bridge in Washington, it raises questions about the safety of travelers. What's the current grade for America's bridges?
Commercial logos on historic sites may seem crass, but in Italy there may be no other way to preserve cherished monuments.
Jared Kennedy remembers waking up in the middle of the night to creatures scratching at his tent on every side.
The anti-shark's fin campaign is crusading on in Asia Pacific as New Zealand becomes latest airline to suspend shark's fin cargo to Hong Kong.
Tapeworms, tumors and birthing chairs -- skip lunch before touring these grotesque displays.
A New York company offering tours of Bronx neighborhoods has shut down after officials objected to its advertising that claimed to give visitors "a ride through a real New York City 'ghetto'," according to a statement from Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.
Attention cruise passengers: You now have more protection when things go awry. On Wednesday, Cruise Lines International Association announced the adoption of a new passenger bill of rights.
The boundary between Tennessee and North Carolina might be one of the loveliest border crossings ever: It's the crest of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Hikers on the Appalachian Trail walk the line between the two states for most of the trail's path through the park.
Tourism in Egypt have been hit hard by the unrest but is bouncing back. We speak to some of the local workers.
Who are the superhumans who single-handedly sail around the world? And what can they teach us about life?
Mississippi River: home to paddle steamers and pirate ships. Boat builder sells $80k vessel to History Channel.
Virgin America topped the latest airline satisfaction rankings from Consumer Reports, the first time the 6-year-old airline has appeared on the list.
It's no surprise that travelers flock to Paris, New York and London.
If you're of the opinion that the only thing better than viewing great art is owning it, put these destinations on your travel itinerary.
North Korea tours Sinuiji
This was no ordinary plane ride.