Filed under: Food and Drink, North America, United States Chris Leschinsky Vineyards and ziplines have long been used to attract tourist dollars for destinations that, well, could use a little help: Regardless of the area's suitability for growing grapes, plop down a vineyard or winery and travelers will come for a taste and buy a sympathy bottle (pro tip: go for the ice wine as it's harder to mess up) Ski resorts looking to attract off-season dollars or stale attractions looking to draw media coverage and visitors hook up a zipline So really, the 1,800-foot Pinot Express zipline at Margarita Adventures, which debuted recently at the Santa Margarita Ranch in the Paso Robles wine country on California's Central Coast, is the travel industry's destiny.
Filed under: North America, United States, Hotels and Accommodations Hotel Solamar Top reasons to visit San Diego right now: it's warm and you're not former mayor Bob Filner is under house arrest, so there's less of a chance you'll get harassed you want to ice skate outside but don't like the cold Continue reading Because There Aren't Enough Reasons to Visit San Diego in Winter, Now You Can Ice Skate Because There Aren't Enough Reasons to Visit San Diego in Winter, Now You Can Ice Skate originally appeared on Gadling on Tue, 10 Dec 2013 15:32:00 EST.
Filed under: Europe, Austria, News Jasper180969 via Flickr Last night's live production of The Sound of Music on NBC got more flak than Maria did for being an unsolvable problem nun.
Filed under: Skiing, North America, United States Squaw Valley The period after Thanksgiving isn't just the start of the holiday shopping season, it's typically the start of the ski season as well.
Filed under: North America, United States, Airlines, Airports, News Associated Press Today the Transportation Security Administration (you know 'em as TSA) began allowing travelers to apply for its PreCheck program (or as TSA calls it, Pre✓[TM]).
Filed under: Asia, Thailand Shutterstock The political protests currently taking place in parts of Bangkok don't seem to be affecting travel to and within Thailand.
Filed under: Food and Drink, North America, Canada, United States Getty Images So you've finished your Thanksgiving dinner and you're finally sick of turkey leftovers.
Filed under: North America, United States, Airports, Travel Security Associated Press Sure, some of these travel tips are basic.
Filed under: Food and Drink, North America, United StatesTraveling "home" this holiday season? Don't fall into your old routine.
Filed under: North America, United States, Airports, Air Travel, News Flickr/France 1978 Just in time for the holiday season-amazing how that works!
Filed under: Business, United States, Transportation, AirportsThe U.S. Travel Association released a video this week called "What Could Travel in America Look Like?
Filed under: Business, Airlines, Budget Travel, News Associated Press "The Economist's" business travel blog, Gulliver, posted this video entry yesterday on fuel dumping.
Filed under: North America, United States, Airlines, Books Associated Press Whether it's for the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, to visit relatives or just to do a little drinking, New York City is expected to be the top U.S.
Filed under: Food and Drink, North America, United States, Airports AP/Larry Crowe So much for the "there's nothing else to eat" excuse for a preflight bender at Cinnabon.
Filed under: Europe, Italy, Video, Internet Tools, News Flickr/Silentsnake09 It's a story almost as old as the Grand Tour of Europe itself: traveler takes tour in Italy, traveler gives it a poor review on TripAdvisor, guide allegedly calls traveler to complain about the review, traveler records phone call, call gets set to music and posted on YouTube where its language makes it NSFW (at least without earphones)..
Filed under: North America, United States, News Associated Press Yesterday Hawaii governor Neil Abercrombie signed a bill legalizing gay marriage in the state.
Filed under: North America, United States Flickr/InSapphoWeTrust Eight weeks remain in 2013-including the busy holiday travel season-but apparently Airfarewatchdog has seen enough.
Filed under: North America, United States, Airports, News Assosciated Press Los Angeles International (LAX) and Chicago O`Hare International (ORD) are expected to be the busiest U.S.
Filed under: News, Gadling's Most-Read Flickr/m24instudio We publish a lot of stories every week on Gadling.
AP Throughout the world, subway systems have different rules of etiquette. On Washington, DC's Metro, for example, eating and drinking is forbidden; just a few hours north on a Boston's T, however, other passengers will wonder what's wrong if you're not sipping coffee and/or scnapps out of a Dunkin' Donuts styrofoam cup.