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1. Port of San Diego's Day at the Docks
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Port of San Diego's Day at the Docks A San Diego sportfishing tradition, the Port Of San Diego's Day At The Docks is the West Coast's largest public celebration of sportfishing. Signaling the official ...
2. Fort Bayard Days
(Events/Celebrations)
Fort Bayard Days For people of all ages who want to learn more about Fort Bayard and the settling of the West. Silver City, New Mexico For more information or to set up a booth, call Cecilia Bell (575) ...
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San Francisco's historic Presidio Officers’ Club reopened to the public the weekend of Oct. 4-5, 2014, after a three-year intensive rehabilitation of the building and its original adobe structure, dating ...
5. National Parks Re-open Across the West
(National & State Parks/Other NPs)
... open through Silver Gate and Cooke City east to the junction with WY-296, the Chief Joseph Scenic Highway. The road over Beartooth Pass has closed for the season. Another Western treasure, Glacier National ...
While the Rim Fire has burned into Yosemite National Park, rangers said on Aug. 30, 2013, that the majority of the park remains unaffected by the fire and the park is open for visitors. "Only 6 percent ...
Xanterra Parks & Resorts has been awarded the contract to operate concessions in northern Montana's Glacier National Park beginning in early January 2014, the National Park Service announced Aug. 13, ...
Disneyland Resort officials have unveiled plans for a new "World of Color - Winter Dreams," spectacular, opening Nov. 15, 2013 for this year's holiday season at the Disney California Adventure Park in ...
Just it time to help travelers get back into the swing of things, Delta Airlines said it will begin hourly, nonstop Delta Shuttle service between Los Angeles International (LAX) and San Francisco International ...
Virgin America, the airline that is reinventing domestic travel, has launched its new nonstop seasonal flights to Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC) from San Francisco International Airport ...
San Francisco's famous Cliff House celebrates its 150-year anniversary this year, having survived earthquakes, fires, and the Pacific Ocean's pounding, turbulent waves. Constructed in 1863, the year of ...
Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona will celebrate the 43rd anniversary of Earth Day with a weekend of fun activities from April 19 to 21, 2013. The weekend will include a film about Western conservationist ...
Summer campground reservations are now being accepted for California's Silver Strand State Beach in San Diego where campers will find new electrical and water hookups and a new sewage dump station. The ...
The National Park Service said it intends to keep and maintain Glacier National Park's historic red bus fleet, preserving it for future generations to enjoy. A spokesperson said the park service was modifying ...
As another year draws to a close, the San Francisco Travel Association has assembled a list of fun events focusing on the last few days of 2012, setting stage for some fresh starts and some favorite places ...
The historic St. Paul Union Depot (SPUD) in St. Paul, Minn. has reopened to the public following a $243 million rehabilitation project that transformed the 1923 building into a 21st century multimodal ...
17. Yosemite Waterfalls Flowing Again
(National & State Parks/Yosemite)
... Glacier Point Road within the park remain closed and will be assessed over the next few days. The park is expecting unsettled weather for the remainder of the week. Yosemite Falls and Bridalveil Fall ...
Following a goal to preserve America's history, cultural and natural heritage, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar has designated 13 sites in the West as national historic landmarks and one additional ...
... a natural and dynamic geologic process, rangers said. Due to its steep, glacier-carved cliffs, Yosemite Valley experiences many rockfalls each year. Natural processes like rockfall help to create the beautiful ...
Many local historical groups around the West use the Halloween season to draw attention to their communities' cemeteries as a way to remember the past, encourage today's residents to learn about early ...
... the Empire Builder which ran from Chicago to Portland and Seattle. Amtrak still has a train called the Empire Builder running on the same route through Glacier National Park. The dome car was named Fred ...
... motor coach tours with an overnight stay in Seward and a Kenai Fjords glacier cruise. These options can be added to any trip beginning or ending in Anchorage. "After more than 65 years of providing tour ...
... first to enjoy Alaska in the comfort, elegance and intimacy of the American Spirit, company spokesperson Britt Rabinovici said. While onboard, guests encountered towering glaciers at close range and spotted ...
... hills. Appreciated for its Wild West mining history, rugged mountains, picturesque valleys and hearty communities, Southwest Montana is ideally located on the path between Yellowstone and Glacier National ...
Even as Yosemite National Park continues to scale up its public health response and outreach as a result of six confirmed cases of hantavirus pulmonary syndrome (HPS) in individuals who visited the park ...
From California's iconic coast to dramatic deserts and the magnificent High Sierra, the great California road trip is on just about everyone's bucket list. So what could be a better combination than pairing ...
... Alaska, as well as scenic cruising throughout Glacier Bay National Park or Tracy Arm Fjord/Twin Sawyer glaciers. For the 2013 Alaska cruise season, Holland America Line also will feature ms Zaandam and ...
... , dispatch workers received a cell phone call reporting a 47-year-old male from Castle Rock, Colorado, had slid approximately 100 feet down Andrews Glacier landing in rocks. He was not moving. A park ...
Guardian Rock and the Crystal Creek Falls trails have reopened in Whiskeytown National Recreation Area in northern California, a unit of the National Park Service, and are now accessible to visitors who ...
It started in 1859 as a squabble over a dead pig, but it might have escalated into a war in the Pacific Northwest between the United States and Great Britain. On July 28-29, 2012 you can celebrate the ...
A five-mile-long landslide that roared down a mountain at Glacier Bay National Park in Alaska earlier this year was never a threat to visitors and is so remote that the vast majority guests who come by ...
A series of accidents in National Parks in the West over the Fourth of July 2012 holiday has left one father dead and two park visitors requiring advanced life support medical responses. The most serious ...
... 33, fell approximately 2,500 feet down the Emmons Glacier on Mount Rainier on Thursday, June 21, during a rescue attempt in which four climbers fell into a crevasse on the glacier. Hall did not respond ...
... Park Service climbing rangers is attempting to walk down from 13,700 feet on the Emmons Glacier with Wren, the final climber from the group of four involved in Thursday's incident. Wren overnighted on ...
The USS Arizona Memorial turns 50 years old this year, and to commemorate the 50th anniversary, and to recognize Memorial Day 2012, the WWII Valor in the Pacific National Monument in Honolulu, Hawaii will ...
"The Waterfront," a major new exhibit at San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park's Visitor Center, officially opens Thursday, April 19, 2012 with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 11 a.m. Reflecting ...
37. Bodies of Skiers Killed in Grand Teton Avalanche Recovered
(National & State Parks/Grand Teton)
The bodies of expert backcountry skiers Steve Romeo, 40, of Jackson, Wyo. and Chris Onufer, 42, of Teton Village, Wyo. were recovered March 8, 2012 from avalanche debris at Grand Teton National Park.  ...
The Hawaii Island Hawksbill Turtle Recovery Project has recorded one of its most historic sea turtle nesting seasons in 22 years, including the first recorded green turtle nesting on the island of Hawaii. ...
Branson, Missouri recovery efforts were underway March 1 due to major tornado damage the town sustained from a powerful storm system that swept into the area on Feb. 29, 2012 and produced multiple reports ...
... two years. The construction will take place on Bear Lake Road from the junction of Trail Ridge Road/Highway 36 to the Park & Ride - Glacier Basin Campground intersection, covering 5.1 miles.  ...
UPDATE: Caltrans has reopened Highway 1 to traffic. The agency announced that as of 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31, the coastal road is once again able to safely handle vehicles. ORIGINAL STORY: California ...
Mother Nature once again indefinitely closed the fabled California Highway 1 coastal route Monday, Jan. 23, 2012, due to a major rock slide 25 miles south of Big Sur. Heavy winter rains swept into Central ...
The 14th year of offering shuttle bus transportation allowing visitors to Point Reyes National Seashore in northern California easier access to watch migrating gray whales and Northern Elephant seals will ...
... end of the day. Here's a quick look at some of the opportunities for great cycling. Camas Road (Glacier National Park) Begin your journey in West Glacier and pedal northwest, beginning along the western ...
San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park will celebrate the 30th anniversary of its monthly chantey sing on Oct. 1, 2011 with traditional sea music performed by Bay Area leading lights of sea music. ...
46. Second Hiker Killed by Yellowstone Grizzly
(National & State Parks/Yellowstone)
After recording no deaths from a bear attack in the park since 1986, Yellowstone National Park now has experienced its second hiker killed this year by a grizzly. Park rangers on Aug. 29, 2011 identified ...
California's Monterey Bay Aquarium is transforming the way people see the oceans with a new perspective on the vast, virtually unexplored waters of the open sea. The aquarium's acclaimed Outer Bay galleries ...
UPDATE: On Thursday afternoon, June 9, Caltrans announced it had fully re-opened California Highway 1 to all traffic at Alder Creek just north of the Monterey County / San Luis Obispo County line. Original ...
New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park on Memorial Day Weekend 2011 is restoring another tradition to post-Katrina New Orleans for travelers riding Amtrak's Sunset Limited. Trails & Rails, a nationwide ...
... road crews, who are working to clear the Glacier Point Road and the Tioga Road. Although progress has been made on both roads, late openings are possible, especially on the Tioga Road. Another set back ...
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