Travel & Outdoors

North Beach Festival (credit: Steven Restivo Productions)

15 Things To Do In The Bay Area

Experience Little Italy at the North Beach Festival, enjoy Oyster Sunday in Sebastopol or see “Annie” return to San Francisco! Just some of the things to do this week in the Bay Area!

06/04/2015

Kayaking excursion through the Philippines  (Jordan Siemens/Getty Images)

‘Trophy Trips’ Take Over Vacation Market With Brag-Worthy Adventures

Forget the beach. Adventure travel is a booming business with more people choosing to go on “trophy trips” rather than just hanging out at the beach.

06/02/2015

Giant Redwoods at Muir Woods (Getty Images)

Muir Wood’s Tallest Tree Only 777 Years Old

An analysis has found that the tallest redwood tree in Muir Woods is 777 years old — and not the much older 1,500 years once assumed.

06/01/2015

A model depicting the 1947 Alien Autopsy in Roswell, New Mexico (credit: TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images)

Roswell Aliens Not So ‘Alien’ As We Thought

Roswell is back in the news with an alien body discovery on a Kodachrome slide…

05/28/2015

Union Street Festival (credit: Steven Restivo Event Services)

15 Things To Do In The Bay Area

Take a culinary romp through the Sonoma Food Tour, enjoy the sites & sounds of Union Street Festival in San Francisco and “Escape from Alcatraz” at the Marina Green. Just some of the things to do this week in the Bay Area!

05/28/2015

Two Bay Area Locales Included In List Of 10 Most Fit Cities In U.S.

However, neither of the two cities made the #1 or #2 spots.

05/27/2015

Roberta poses for a photo during her Marathon tour of Paris. (CBS)

Roberta Explains Why Competing In Races Is The Best Way To Tour The World

I have been running marathons since 1996 and I love the journey. There is nothing like tossing my running shoes into my backpack, boarding a plane and seeing a new city by running through it!

05/26/2015

Quarry Lakes Recreational Area in Fremont. (East Bay Park District)

Toxic Algae Bloom Prompts Closure Of Quarry Lakes In Fremont

The Quarry Lakes Regional Recreational Area in Fremont is closed for swimming through at least Wednesday, according to the East Bay Regional Park District.

05/25/2015

BART driver Bob Malito, also known as Captain Jack for his amusing announcements along the Pittsburg/Bay Point to SFO line (CBS SF)

Funny BART Conductor Makes Commute More Tolerable With Catchy Station Announcements

“Making off like a herd of turtles,” is just one of this BART operator’s catch phrases as his passion for passengers comes through the train intercom.

05/22/2015

Photo Courtesy NewsMom.com

10 Must-Haves For Travel With Toddlers

We travel… A lot.

At 21 months old, my toddler had logged over 60 flight hours and she continues to sleep in her travel crib an average of 2 weekends a month. As a result, I have a lot of experience surviving airports, airplanes, hotels, cabs, and long car rides in foreign countries with a baby.

05/22/2015

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America’s Top 20 Beaches

Check out the best beaches in America.

Photo Credit: Chris Jackson/Getty Images

Most Romantic Cities In The World

Take an enchanting trip for Valentine’s Day. Tour the world’s most romantic cities, in photos.

Baby fur seal

The Animals Of Antarctica

Antarctica is the most inhospitable place on Earth. Certain creatures survive there, though global warming can threaten their natural habitats.

Iceberg off Antarctic Peninsula

The Ice Of Antarctica

Antarctica, the coldest place on Earth, is feeling the effects of global warming. See the view from the bottom of the Earth.

Yellowstone National Park

Our Country’s National Parks

National Parks preserve some of America’s most interesting and unique environments. Take a trip to these national treasures.

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