• Camping Holiday

    Texas state parks beckon with festive events through holiday season

    If fa-la-la-ing in the forest and caroling around a campfire sound way better than battling crowds at a mall or facing “out-of-stock” icons online, maybe you need to gift yourself an outdoorsy getaway. State parks around Texas have packed the holiday season with special events — specifically, 80 events at 47 parks and eight historic sites — from Thanksgiving trots to Christmas light boat tours to New Year’s Eve hikes in the dark. Most events are family-friendly, but some sound ideal for solo adventurers who might want to pack a tent and escape to the woods for a night  

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  • Vacation Packages

    What they are and how to avoid them this holiday season

    The holiday travel period is expected to follow the same pattern as the chaotic summer, and you should expect a few surprises. You can’t predict them, but you can prepare for them and that includes avoiding scams. With flights, rental cars and lodging all increasing, people will be looking for “deals.” You may get a call, a text message or a flyer in the mail. Or maybe you may see an online ad promising “free” or low-cost vacations. Dishonest people are often behind these offers. You may end up paying hidden fees — or worse, after you pay, you might  

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  • Best Travel

    The Best Travel Plan for This Holiday Season Is a Backup Plan

    October 27, 2021 7:00 AM Sally French Posted: October 27, 2021 7:00 AM Updated: October 27, 2021 8:36 AM It’s not even the busiest time of year for travel yet, and 2021 has already been chaotic — even for the most seasoned travelers. Among the 2021 travel fiascos: Spirit Airlines underwent an operational meltdown, with 2,800 flights canceled between July 30 and Aug. 9 due to a combination of bad weather, staffing shortages and technical problems that left passengers stranded. Some vaccinated travelers have unexpectedly tested positive for COVID-19 during international trips, finding themselves required to isolate abroad due to  

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  • Camping Holiday

    5 Solid Stocks to Buy Ahead of a Promising Holiday Season

    The holiday season is around the corner and industries likely to benefit from it have high expectations after a year of lull. Predictions are already high that retail sales will rise substantially this holiday season. Like every year, people will be traveling. This means that the restaurant and travel and leisure industries will benefit. Also hopeful are airline companies that are banking on the holiday season to see air traffic increasing. Holiday Season Expected to be Good According to a new study by Alphabet, Inc.’s GOOGL Google, traveling will increase substantially after coming to a standstill last year due  

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  • Vacation Packages

    Sunwing unveils its inaugural Best of the Best List, a curated selection of top travel experiences and resorts for the 2021-2022 season

    Sunwing unveils its inaugural Best of the Best List The Best of the Best List is a curated selection of top travel experiences and resorts for the 2021-2022 season The Best of the Best List is a curated selection of top travel experiences and resorts for the 2021-2022 season TORONTO, Sept. 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — As part of its ongoing commitment to developing customer-centric content and offering seamless travel experiences, Sunwing has released its first annual Best of the Best List. Designed to help Canadians have the best travel experience possible, the new program will be unveiled every  

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  • Camping Holiday

    Busiest season for Bismarck’s campgrounds

    BISMARCK, N.D. (KFYR) – People have come from all over to set up campsites for the holiday weekend. “We got a new tent, and we haven’t been able to use it yet this year because of other circumstances, so we thought this would be a great time to bring the new tent out and spend the weekend with our daughter up here in Bismarck,” said John Wagner, who traveled to General Sibley Park from Rapid City, South Dakota. For Wagner, this year’s trip brings out good memories. “It’s just a good time to come out and visit and spend the  

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