Tourism

Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Mount Rushmore, July 4th,

America’s Most Patriotic Summer Vacation Spots

The U.S.A. boasts all-American tourist spots from sea to shining sea.

06/25/2015

Supporters react outside Dublin Castle following the announcement of the result of the same-sex marriage referendum in Dublin on May 23, 2015. Ireland on Saturday became the first country in the world to approve gay marriage by popular vote as crowds cheered in Dublin in a spectacular setback for the once all-powerful Catholic Church.  (PAUL FAITH/AFP/Getty Images)

Ireland Becomes Gay Wedding Destination Overnight After Voters Approve Same-Sex Marriage

As fast as Irish voters said ‘aye’ to same sex-marriage, Ireland opened its arms to same-sex couples looking for a welcome spot to get hitched.

05/26/2015

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How To Stay Healthy When Traveling

Here are some practical tips to help prevent you from getting sick while traveling.

02/25/2015

A San Francisco city worker was fatally struck by a trolley while she was crossing the street near City Hall on October 23, 2014. (CBS)

‘Distracted’ Tour Bus Drivers Could Be Silenced From Narrating In San Francisco

Tour bus drivers could be silenced to keep their focus on the road in San Francisco if a city supervisor has his way.

02/03/2015

Yosemite Falls flows in December. (CBS SF)

Yosemite National Park Entrance, Overnight Camping Fees Going Up March 1st

Visitors to Yosemite National Park will pay more to enter and camp overnight, under fee hikes that start March 1.

01/30/2015

View of the Golden Gate Bridge. (John G. Mabanglo/AFP/Getty Images)

Golden Gate Bridge Tourism Becomes Urgent Traffic Matter

One of the Bay Area’s most popular attractions has also become one of the region’s biggest traffic headaches due to increasing numbers of tourists.

09/08/2014

A damaged building is seen in Napa, California after earthquake struck the area in the early hours of August 24, 2014. California's governor Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency Sunday following a strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake that seriously injured three people including a child and ignited fires in the scenic Napa valley wine region. (Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images

Quake Damage Becomes Napa’s Newest Attraction For Tourists

Visitors to Napa have their choice of wine-related attractions, from the wine train to the pastoral beauty of the vineyards. But now they have one more: the damage from Sunday’s quake.

08/27/2014

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Many Napa Wineries, Shops Suffer Little Or No Damage; Urge Tourists To Visit

The Napa Valley tourism industry is hoping to make a quick recovery after Sunday’s earthquake as shops and restaurants urge people to visit.

08/26/2014

An anaesthesiologist (C) and nurses take care of a patient in a recovery room after a surgery at the CHU Angers teaching hospital in Angers, western France, on October 24, 2013. (JEAN-SEBASTIEN EVRARD/AFP/Getty Images)

Medical Tourism To France, Other Countries Surges Due To Costly U.S. Health Care

France, the number one tourist destination in the world for its gastronomic pleasures, beautiful chateaux and sites such as the Eiffel Tower, is also getting a huge influx of tourists for another reason these days – to save a ton of money on their medical bills.

07/14/2014

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San Francisco Hotel Room Rates Reach All-Time High, Average $200 A Night

The cost for travelers to stay in a San Francisco hotel room has reached an all-time high, according to newly-released numbers by the City Controller’s office.

06/30/2014

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