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  • Wintergreen Resort sold to Wisp Resort’s owner

    Virginia’s Wintergreen Resort has been acquired by Kansas City-based real estate investment trust EPR Properties and is now leased and managed by Pacific Group Resorts Inc., which also runs the Wisp Ski Resort in Maryland.…

  • Survey: 2 in 5 Americans took no paid vacation last year

    WASHINGTON — Many Americans choose going into the office over getting away, a new survey says. At the end of 2014, Skift.com set out to find out how many Americans take all their paid vacation…

  • Vacation Layaway: Start Saving Now for Summer Fun

    (NEW YORK) — It’s freezing in much of the U.S., but savvy travelers know that planning season for the all-important family summer vacation is now. The average family vacation cost $4,800 in 2014, according to…

  • How to take a guilt-free vacation

    With all the ice and snow, you might be envisioning yourself on a beach somewhere — listening to the surf and drinking a iced tea. But that doesn’t mean your pocket book is envisioning the…

  • Tips from a dietitian: Eat healthy on vacation

    There\’s no sense in depriving yourself of lobster rolls and ice cream cones on summer vacation — or apple cider doughnuts and IPAs as we ease into fall, but not every meal needs to be an indulgent one when traveling.

  • Fitting in fitness while on vacation

    Taking a vacation this summer? Don\’t forget to pack your gear. Exercising on vacation provides an opportunity to change up your normal workout routine, while offsetting some of those vacation indulgences.

  • How to stay healthy on your vacation

    Too much sun and heat are common causes of vacation ailments. But tropical diseases like mosquito-borne illness can lurk much closer to home.

  • Vacation to-do list: Protect home from burglars

    Before packing the car and hitting the road for your beach trip, police say a few steps can protect your home and belongings while you are away.

  • Nearly 40 percent of workers don’t use alloted vacation time

    A new survey from staffing firm Robert Half says 39 percent of
    American workers won\’t use all their paid vacation time this
    year.

  • Frontier announces cheap fares for Dulles passengers

    There is a new low-fare carrier in town. The company is offering $35 plane tickets — and had been offering $15 tickets — to sweeten the deal for passengers.

  • Tips to stay safe during bedbug season

    Warmer weather and travel season raise the risk for bedbugs,
    but there are precautions that can be taken.

  • Virginia Beach targets sleeping on benches

    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Virginia Beach is testing a way to prevent people from sleeping on benches. The Virginian-Pilot (http://bit.ly/1sB8ECt ) reports that the city has added center armrests to about 15 benches on…

  • Are all-inclusive vacations worth the money?

    All-inclusive vacations may render images of plentiful buffets, top-shelf drinks and perks galore, but hits to the travel industry may have impacted the definition of \”all inclusive.\”

  • Museum sleepovers give kids a new perspective of history

    It\’s like a scene out of the Night at the Museum movies — kids between the ages of 8 and 12 can bring a chaperon and stay overnight in either the Smithsonian\’s Natural History Museum or new this year, the American History Museum during selected dates this summer.

  • Survey: Americans aren’t using vacation time they’ve earned

    A vacation can be a time to relax, unwind and take your mind off work\’s daily grind, but a new study found that most Americans are passing
    on the paid time off they\’ve earned.