Sightseeing

Touring Canada's Gaspe peninsula on 2 wheels

Aug 23, 2017

Touring Canada's Gaspe peninsula on 2 wheels: the loop and the sea

Grand Teton park to escape Yellowstone's shadow for eclipse

Aug 18, 2017

Grand Teton National Park is preparing for crowds normally seen at its more popular neighbor, Yellowstone National Park, during the total solar eclipse

Confederate monuments to stay at Gettysburg battlefield

Aug 17, 2017

Officials with the National Park Service say the Confederate monuments at Gettysburg will not be removed from the battlefield

National Park Service ends ban on disposable water bottles

Aug 17, 2017

National Park Service officials say they will discontinue the agency's policy encouraging U.S. national parks to eliminate the sale of disposable plastic water bottles years after first implementing the ban

Interior secretary removes 1 California monument from review

Aug 16, 2017

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke will not recommend any changes to the Sand to Snow National Monument in Southern California

Vandals scrawl anti-law message on Lincoln Memorial

Aug 16, 2017

The National Park Service says someone used red spray paint to scrawl an anti-law message on the Lincoln Memorial in Washington

Tour operator in Amish country gets in tiff over his tuk-tuk

Aug 13, 2017

Pennsylvania utility regulators are making a big to-do over Timm Wenger's tuk-tuk

APNewsBreak: Pearl Harbor nonprofit CEO leaves organization

Aug 11, 2017

A nonprofit that supports National Park Service operations at Pearl Harbor says its CEO is no longer with the organization

Yellowstone Park vehicle traffic nearing capacity

Aug 10, 2017

Sometime within the next four to six years, Yellowstone National Park is expected to reach its capacity for being able to handle all the vehicles that tourists drive through the park every year to see its sights.

Extreme heat decimating crops in parts of Europe

Aug 10, 2017

Authorities and experts are warning that extremely hot and dry summer this year in the Balkans has decimated crops, dried rivers and hurt the animal world