Yosemite National Park is bringing back visitor reservations this summer. On Thursday, park officials announced that Yosemite will be limiting the number of visitors by implementing a day-use reservation system. “The temporary day-use reservation system will allow the park to manage visitation levels to reduce risks associated with exposure to […]

Area libraries are continuing to offer services ranging from curbside pickup and limited in-person browsing to various virtual programs and take-home activities. Here’s a look at what’s planned in the Anchor Bay area. Chesterfield Township Library The Chesterfield Township Library is open at 50% capacity. Face masks are required. Curbside […]

CLOSE The Four Guardsmen in Sequoia National Park on Monday, July 6, 2020. Campground spaces in Lodgepole, Potwisha, Azalea, Buckeye Flat and Sentinel campgrounds are available by reservation only for the rest of this year. (Photo: Ron Holman, Ron Holman) For the 2021 summer season, campgrounds in Sequoia and Kings Canyon national […]

MAMMOTH SPRINGS, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) – Beginning today (March 24), fees for fishing and boating permits in Yellowstone National Park will increase. Anglers will be able to purchase fishing permits online via Recreation.gov starting today for the upcoming season in addition to in-park stores and surrounding communities beginning this […]

The 109th National Cherry Blossom Festival kicks off Saturday, but for the second consecutive year officials in the nation’s capital are urging people to avoid visiting Washington’s famed cherry trees due to the coronavirus pandemic. “We’re encouraging the public to experience the cherry blossoms virtually this year to help avoid […]

CLOSE Autoplay Show Thumbnails Show Captions Last SlideNext Slide Visitors to Whiskeytown National Recreation Area will see some new features and restored facilities at the park this summer. That’s after park staff rangers spent much of the past year restoring areas of Whiskeytown damaged by the Carr Fire in summer 2018, and the floods that […]

Expansive vistas, serene lakes, abundant wildlife and good old fresh air — what’s not to love about national parks? So many Americans have taken refuge in parks during the pandemic that 15 of them set recreation visitation records in 2020. All of the parks have adjusted their operations as a […]

CLOSE Taughannock Falls, near Ithaca, is the tallest waterfall east of the Mississippi. The National Park Service invites public input on a feasibility study that will be used to determine whether the Finger Lakes region could become a national heritage area. Unlike national parks, people actually live in the large landscapes the […]

An estimated 17 million people call in sick the day after the Super Bowl. But the NFL could change that without the need for a new holiday. CHARLOTTE, N.C. — If you call in sick to work on Monday, you’re probably not fooling anyone. The day after the Super Bowl […]

National Plan for Vacation Day could normally be spent with family, gathered ’round the computer to plan the upcoming year’s travels. For the obvious reasons, it looks a little different this year. We aren’t spending the holiday daydreaming about a kayaking trip to Nova Scotia or eating goulash on the […]

With snow-dusted granite peaks and icicle-adorned sea cliffs, Acadia National Park holds a special beauty in the winter. And while some roads are closed, much of the park remains easily accessible for a variety of outdoor activities such as cross-country skiing, ice skating and snowshoeing. Acadia was named as one […]

Danielle Zighelboim​, CEO of Miami’s Coconut Cartel liquors, has been named to Forbes’ 30 under 30 list. When Danielle Zighelboim and her brother Mike “smuggled” their first suitcase of fresh coconuts from their native Guatemala to Miami in 2013, little did they know it would inspire a growing rum enterprise. […]