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Sunday Travel Section ReCap - June 24th

Some of the best from Sunday's newspaper travel sections. TB

NY Times: Chasing a Prairie Trail

NY Times: Hiking Through Biblical Backcountry

NY Times: 36 Hours in Kiev, Ukraine

NY Times: An Old Mexico City Colonia on an Upswing

LA Times: The Peloponnese in Greece is steeped in history

LA Times: In the back and beyond, a.k.a. Carrizo Plain National Monument, California

SF Gate: Road Scholar: Former Elderhostel still about learning

SF Gate: Liverpool doesn't miss a beat on the Beatles

Miami Hearld: Evita's Buenos Aires

Miami Hearld: Washington DC: Exploring the art of the capital

Miami Hearld: Florida: NASA Launch Control Center tours

Denver Post: South Dakota's Black Hills offer inexpensive family-friendly vacation

Denver Post: Father and son trip to Madrid explore magic of Spain

Santa Fe New Mexican: Fiesta de Santa Fe: Rite of faith and heritage

 


Sunday Travel Section ReCap - June 10th

Some of the best from Sunday's newspaper travel sections. TB

NY Times: Have Elite Fliers Been Downgraded?

NY Times: Bed and Breakfast, Goats and Pigs

NY Times: An American Safari in Montana

NY Times: 36 Hours in Osaka, Japan

LA Times: Life returning to normal on Giglio Island after Costa Concordia

SF Gate: Carmel Valley Village grows up - and upscale

SF Gate: Monterey Peninsula a doggie dreamland

SF Gate: Seeing Havana before influx of tourists

Miami Hearld: New at the theme parks: Sea turtles, mermaids and minions, oh my!

Miami Hearld: Insurance can ease pain of a medical emergency

Denver Post: Solo hiking Alaska's Denali a challenging but doable adventure

Denver Post: Free things to do in San Francisco include Golden Gate Park, wharf

Dallas Morning News: Why the Texas Hill Country needs to be your next golf destination


Top 10 wacky U.S. summer events | Reuters

Summer at the beach.
NEW YORK, June 8 (Reuters) - If you're heading on holiday in the United States and enjoy a bit of eccentricity, then you're in luck because summer turns to silly season with these off-the-wall events chosen by online travel adviser TripAdvisor for its top 10 list of wacky U.S. summer events. Reuters has not endorsed this list: 1. Great Texas Mosquito Festival - June 26-28, Clute, Texas Located 55 miles southeast of Houston, Clute will be a-buzz with excitement at the 32nd annual Great Texas Mosquito Festival. Presided over by festival mascot Willie-Man-Chew - the world's largest mosquito, standing at 26 feet tall (and rest assured it's fake)  MORE: in.reuters.com