Maureen Scalley McGlynn

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"End of the Trail" sign temporarily removed

The “End of the Trail” sign on the Santa Monica Pier that has become a popular photo op for Route 66 travelers is being taken down for about two …

Major Route 66 exhibit coming to Autry Center in a year

I just got this news release today. Some of you folks already know about it. But for those who don’t …<p>We are one year away from the opening of a …

20 Places Every American Should See

Think you know America's essential sights? Compare your past trips with our picks for 20 domestic destinations every citizen should visit—from pop …

Paragliding

7 Most Outrageous Travel Fees—and How to Prepare for Them!

Even the most careful trip planners can get blindsided by these surprise expenses. Learn the most common budget-busting fees before they bite you in …

5 Unusually Dangerous—and 5 Especially Safe—Places to Drive

Thinking about hitting the road on your next vacation? Be careful out there. Not every country (or state) has the same safety standards that you may …

1956 Flying Cloud - Restoration

1956 Flying Cloud – Restoration<p>We acquired our latest restoration and recovery project in March of 2001, a 1956 California made 22 foot Flying Cloud, …

New England's "Other" Capes

For secret beaches and amazing summer deals, look beyond the better-known Cape to the glorious spits of land jutting out into the Atlantic just up …

America's legendary drives

With over four million miles of highway, the USA offers more road trips than anyone could tackle in one lifetime. Whether you’re itching to peek into Wild West history, or just longing for a big ol’ soulful dose of nature’s vistas, you’ll find them along America’s backroads and byways. Here are our …

Amarillo, Texas: show me the way to eat, sleep and have fun

Driving towards Amarillo, crossing a level plain under an enormous dome of sky, you see many cowboy-themed signs for a restaurant called <b>The Big Texan</b> …

Ghost town hunting in the American West

Nothing guarantees a Wild West adventure like exploring ghost towns, from abandoned mines where lucky prospectors once struck it rich to dusty frontier outposts where gun-toting outlaws once ran amok. Get ready to hit the (usually dirt) road out to these iconic ghost towns, most within spitting …

Pedestal Dishes

It's not just cake that deserves to be put on a pedestal. Using dishes you already own and flea market finds, you can build footed dishes in various styles that rise to many different occasions.<p>To create a whimsical granny-chic pedestal stand, glue a tchotchke to a gold-trimmed or floral-patterned …

Flea Markets

The Midwest's Secret Cape

Folks go to Door County—a bucolic peninsula between Green Bay and Lake Michigan—for the lakes, the art, and the cherries. I took my bride in search …

6 Great Destinations That Survived Sandy

It's been one year since Hurricane Sandy, and we’ve got the inside scoop on how six of the Northeast's most popular destinations have bounced …

NYC: Beautiful vintage photos of the Woolworth Building under construction highlight its impressive steel frame http://untappedcities.com/2013/06/24/vintage-photos-woolworth-building-under-construction/

Stonehenge Revealed: Why Stones Were a "Special Place"

Lead archaeologist at Stonehenge discusses his team's discoveries in new book.<p><b>The eerie megaliths of Stonehenge have inspired speculation for centuries.</b>

California Cities to Reduce Water Imports From the Colorado River and Bay-Delta

The history of water, especially in the western United States, is largely one of reaching further out to distant water sources as population grows and local supplies get tight.<p>But five southern California cities that today rely heavily on water transferred hundreds of miles from the Colorado River …

Is It Possible to Disappear Completely?

Want to disappear like Edward Snowden? It might not be possible.<p><b>Edward Snowden's journey around the world has taken him from Hawaii to Hong Kong, and now to Moscow.</b><p>The 30-year-old former NSA contractor, who leaked highly classified information about the U.S. government's surveillance programs, left …

Who Needs Money Anyway? Towards Resilience, Sustainability, and a Healthier Means of Exchange

<i>We pay too little attention to the reserve power of the people to take care of themselves. We are too solicitous for government intervention, on the theory, first, that the people themselves are helpless, and second, that the government has superior capacity for action. Often times both of these</i> …

Supermoon Captured: The Best Shots of Biggest Full Moon in 2013

Gathering Irish Genes

2013 is a big year for Ireland.<p>The Emerald Isle is calling her people home for a celebration of all things Irish in a year-long program, The Gathering: Ireland 2013. Featuring everything from music festivals to Guinness World Record competitions (check out the Town of 1000 Beards gathering), the …

Pictures: America's Most Endangered Historical Sites

The top five most endangered historical sites in America include an iconic sports arena and a Chinatown community center.

Ancient Embrace: Amphibian, Mammal Ancestor Buried Together

Wildlife<p><b>An injured amphibian and a sleeping cynodont, a mammal-like reptile, shared a home before being trapped by a flash flood 250 million years ago, a new study says.</b><p>The unlikely cohabitants were found in a fossilized burrow in South Africa‘s Karoo Basin, an international team of scientists …

Obama Unveils Climate Change Strategy: End of Line for U.S. Coal Power?

President Obama announced his long-awaited climate change policy: more clean energy, wasting less energy, and the first-ever limits on carbon pollution from coal plants.<p><b>President Obama launched his climate change policy effort Tuesday in a speech that invoked Hurricane Sandy's assault on New York,</b> …

New Photos From Crittercam Leopard Seal Project

Wildlife<p>A new Crittercam project with leopard seals in Antarctica has recently wrapped up.<p>With NOAA/Antarctic Marine Living Resources Program (AMLR) researcher and Scripps Institution of Oceanography (UCSD) student Doug Krause, we’ve been working at Cape Shirreff, on Livingston Island, off the …

I Heart My City: Shelly’s Oxford

<b>Shelly Lachish</b> is an ecologist and freelance writer who covers travel, science, and the natural world. She has lived in Australia, Mexico, Israel and Canada, but currently resides in Oxford, England, where she moonlights as an academic. Learn more about Shelly on her blog, The Travel Affair, and on …

I Heart My City: Barrett’s Charleston

As a member of the U.S. Coast Guard, traveling is part of the job for <b>Barrett Caldwell</b>. While he spends half the year criss-crossing the globe and soaking up other cultures, he’ll never outgrow his fondness for the place where he “learned to love the water and developed an appreciation for history …

I Heart My City: Madeleine’s Annapolis

Annapolis-bred <b>Madeleine Bromiley</b> is a student at Arcadia University and an editorial business intern at <i>National Geographic Traveler</i> magazine. Check out her insider tips for making the most of your visit to Maryland’s bayside capital city, then follow her story on Twitter @madiebro. If you’re a …

I Heart My City: Ksenia’s Moscow

Today’s <b>I Heart My City</b> comes from Intelligent Travel reader Ksenia Ryabukhina. Ksenia was born and raised in <b>Moscow, Russia,</b> and still calls the city home today. Check out her insider tips to the city, then tell us what you love about Moscow in the comments section below.<p><b>Moscow</b> <b>is My City</b><p><b>The first</b> …