Sightseeing

London Zoo welcomes a new kind of visitor: Robotic dinosaurs

Jul 20, 2017

London Zoo is preparing for the opening of a new exhibit on dinosaurs and extinction.

RV-tripping Spain: Coastal campgrounds, classy caravans

Jul 11, 2017

RV-tripping Spain's Mediterranean coast: Avoid the crowds with luxury, beachfront campgrounds and modern caravans

2nd pack of gray wolves spotted in Northern California

Jul 6, 2017

California wildlife officials say a female gray wolf and her mate have produced at least three pups this year in the wilds of Northern California

Solo climber is 1st up mighty California rock without ropes

Jun 5, 2017

An elite rock climber has become the first to climb alone to the top of the massive granite wall known as El Capitan in Yosemite National Park without ropes or safety gear

Yellowstone Park says its winning against non-native fish

Jun 5, 2017

Researchers trying to preserve native cutthroat trout in Yellowstone National Park say they are on track to eliminate non-native predator fish from Yellowstone Lake in about a decade

The Latest: Climber: Scaling El Capitan is about mental prep

Jun 4, 2017

An elite rock climber says the biggest hurdle to scaling Yosemite National Park's El Capitan without safety gear was mentally preparing for it

Albanians NGO files lawsuit against park hydropower project

May 29, 2017

Albanian residents and a non-governmental organization have filed a lawsuit against the government for giving a permit to build a hydropower station in a protected valley

Modern-day revolution celebrated in Philadelphia street art

May 28, 2017

Seeking to appeal to visitors more familiar with the words of "Game of Thrones" than the writings of James Wilson, Philadelphia museums and historic sites using creative art exhibitions and adding online components to their offerings

Supporters of Roosevelt National Park seek to block refinery

May 27, 2017

Meridian Energy Group is developing what it bills as "the cleanest refinery on the planet" in western North Dakota, despite concerns about its proximity to picturesque Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Civil War museum closes after spat over Confederate flag

May 26, 2017

A small Civil War museum in Georgia has closed its doors and boxed up its artifacts