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 flights and many more who call Charlotte home, returning from holiday travel. Monday will be a heavy-traffic day, too.
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. Public flights and ground tours will be available on Saturday and Sunday, September 16-17. Flights are 10a.m. to 2p.m. every hour on the hour. Ground tours are from 2:30p.m. to 5:30p.m. Anyone seeking info can call (918)-340-0243 or visit www.libertyfoundation.org.
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 total of 230 tons.
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 companies, such as French Broad Adventures, to experience the Blue Ridge Mountains from the water.
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 people sign up for the tour.
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 detection equipment in the most efficient, automated manner.
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.
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 and will roll golfers up to 10 mph along the fairway.