Death Valley wildflower bloom is best in a decade, officials say
Death Valley is bursting with color in February as blooming wildflowers stoked by autumn rains blanket the national park. The wildflower display is the most spectacular the park has seen since 2005, officials say.
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Thanksgiving is over but Charlotte Douglas International Airport expects its busiest day of the holiday week is still ahead. Sunday will see more than 31,000 travelers at the airport for departing flights, another 100,000 passengers on connecting
94yr. old veteran and Charlotte native Chuck Richardson was thrilled to take a ride in an historic B-17 bomber like the one he flew in during the war in 1944 in England. The restored flying museum is at the Concord Regional Airport through Sunday
Lead Designer, David Adjaye discusses the themes and inspirations behind the National Museum of African American History and Culture. The signature exterior feature called "Corona," consists of 3,600 bronze-colored cast-aluminum panels weighing a
With dozens of outdoor activities on offer for visitors to North Carolina's Asheville area, whitewater rafting remains one of the most popular options. Tourists, coming in the tens of thousands from around the country and the world, flock to compa
Emily Burton, Keeper of Small Mammals at Riverbanks Zoo explains the surprises of the baby lemurs born in June. The first time parents were not a breeding pair, meaning they were on birth control when the conceived the triplets.
May the Fourth be with you: A former Petaluma, Calif., chicken farm now boasts more than 500,000 items of ‘Star Wars’ memorabilia. From Yoda toilet paper to Darth Vader’s codpiece, it’s there on display. The museum's address is kept secret until p
National Park Week is April 16 to 24, 2016. It's about making great connections, exploring amazing places, discovering open spaces, enjoying affordable vacations and enhancing America’s best idea - the national parks.
The TSA along with Charlotte Douglas International Airport has completed the construction of the airport’s “in-line baggage screening system” so that all checked bags on commercial carriers are now screened with state-of-the-art explosive detectio
True Blue Golf Plantation is the first course in the Myrtle Beach area, the golf capital of the world, to offer Golfboards. Like a hybrid electric surfboard/skateboard the stand up scooter has a holder for golf bags, is steered by shifting weight