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After wildfires spread across some of California's most iconic wine regions last month, tourism professionals across northern California are urging visitors to come to the area in an effort to boost a crucial economic engine: its hospitality and tourism industry. (Bob McClenahan/Courtesy of Visit Napa Valley)
Travel: After fires, businesses urge visitors to see wine country
2 hours 46 min ago
A basic winter survival kit should include a shovel, windshield scraper, jumper cables, a rope, winter hat, gloves and socks, a blanket or sleeping bag, matches, a flashlight, water, a candy bars orenergy bars, toilet paper, a whistle, something to read or an activity book with a writing utensil and a phone charger. Other suggested items not pictured include a candle, winter boots and sand, kitty litter or mats to be used for traction. David Samson / Forum News Serviceplay button
What you need in your winter survival kit
15 hours 31 min ago
November 17, 2017
Bob Monahan, owner of the Red Herring Lounge, is turning the old Garon Bros. jewelry store at 217 W. First St. into a hostel. The first floor of the building is pictured here. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com
'Modern hostel' coming to downtown Duluth
November 17, 2017 - 5:58pm
November 11, 2017
The Village at Squaw Valley bustles at night with more than 50 bars, restaurants and boutiques.

  (Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows)
TRAVEL: Lake Tahoe a big draw for skiers of all stripes
November 11, 2017 - 1:56pm
November 9, 2017
Inspector general's report questions whether airport security is up to snuff
November 9, 2017 - 12:24pm
November 1, 2017
Planes at Delta Air Lines gates at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York. (Daniel Krieger/Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
Strangers caught in a sex act on Delta flight could face felony charges, authorities say
November 1, 2017 - 9:38am
October 30, 2017
Employees of the security contractor Covenant Aviation Security perform security checks at the San Francisco International Airport. (Jim Wilson/Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
New TSA rule: All electronics must go in screening bins
October 30, 2017 - 5:02pm
October 28, 2017
Tour guide T-Chae is descended from area slaves, at the Whitney Plantation, in Wallace, La. (Kerri Westenberg/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS)
Travel: Plantation near New Orleans immerses visitors in the lives of slaves
October 28, 2017 - 6:19pm
October 21, 2017
Before receiving her badge Flora would recite a pledge to "appreciate, respect and protect" national parks, waters and land. Photo by Stacy Wegner
14 national parks in a fortnight
October 21, 2017 - 3:22pm
October 14, 2017
The Potomac River flows past historic St. Peter's Church in Harper's Ferry, W.Va., along the Appalachian Trail. (Robin Rombach / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
Travel: Harpers Ferry 'worth a voyage across the Atlantic'
October 14, 2017 - 5:39pm
October 7, 2017
The fossil beds at the Falls of the Ohio State Park date back 350 million years. Photo courtesy SoIN Tourism
Travel: Cross the Ohio River to learn history, see art
October 7, 2017 - 2:24pm
September 30, 2017
Located in the historic Market House building in downtown Paducah, Market House Theatre puts on plays and musicals featuring local actors. Lori Rackl / Chicago Tribune
TRAVEL: Creative vibe helps Paducah thrive, drawing tourists to crafty Kentucky town
September 30, 2017 - 5:05pm
Fall color nearing peak in the Northland
September 30, 2017 - 6:58am
September 24, 2017
Matthew Bergwall, Cirrus’ director of the Vision jet product line, puts one of the seven-seat, single-engine jets into a left turn shortly after taking off from the Duluth International Airport on Tuesday. More than 600 customers have ordered a Vision jet. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.complay button
Vision realized: Duluth-built Cirrus jet a luxury sedan in the sky
September 24, 2017 - 8:00pm
September 23, 2017
On the Museum of the Bible's narrative floor, character actors in period costume will guide visitors through a life-size depiction of Nazareth in Biblical times. Meant for quiet reflection, this area depicts the Sea of Galilee as it would have looked in Christ's lifetime. (Tracie Mauriello / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
TRAVEL: Monument to myth or history? Museum of the Bible to open in Washington, D.C.
September 23, 2017 - 2:24pm