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A Rare Phenomenon Made the Ocean in California Glow Blue This Week

Beachgoers in California were treated to a rare spectacle this week: glowing tides.<p>The unique sight is called a red tide, but, at least at night, it …

Magical Must-Do Hikes in Olympic National Park

Adventure<p>Trek through the rainforest, along the shoreline, and atop towering peaks.<p>Western Washington State gets a lot of flack for "bad" weather, but the rain forests of Olympic National Park make it all worthwhile. The 12 to 14 feet of annual rainfall in the Olympic Mountains yields an intensely …

National Parks

Birding In The National Parks During The Year Of The Bird — National Parks Traveler

"Did you see that bird???"<p>It's a question frequently overheard in the National Park System. And it might be uttered more often this year, the Year of …

A Day In The Park

Eerily eroded "badlands" -- what other word would you use to describe these naked hills? -- are front and center in Badlands National Park, evidence …

The 10 greatest "Twilight Zone" episodes

Rod Serling<p>Credit: CBS<p>"Eye of the Beholder"<p>Credit: CBS<p>"The HItch-Hiker"<p>Credit: CBS<p>"The Invaders"<p>Credit: CBS<p>"It's a Good Life"<p>Credit: CBS<p>"The …

Horror

Drive-in days: America's abandoned movie theaters

<b>(CNN) —</b> Nights at the drive-in were a heady mix of high school dates and high jinks and a once quintessential part of growing up in America.<p>The craze reached its peak in the 1950s and 1960s, but now many drive-ins lie abandoned, occupied only by nostalgic ghosts of the past.<p>Motivated by the …

Trespassing

Bono: The Rolling Stone Interview

In 1985, shortly after U2 broke through in America, <i>Rolling Stone</i> named them the “band of the Eighties.” Over the course of 30 years and 16 cover …

Music

Beatles’ Rare Fan-Club Christmas Records: A Complete Guide

“The Beatles Christmas Record” (1963)<p>The tale of the first Crimble begins on October 17th, 1963, inside Abbey Road’s Studio Two. Before beginning …

Recap: Anthony Bourdain's 'Parts Unknown' Visits the French Alps

Bourdain goes on a dairy binge in the French Alps with buddy Eric Ripert.<p><i>Every Sunday, we live vicariously through Anthony Bourdain's globe-hopping, face-stuffing adventures on CNN show Parts Unknown. This week, he takes us to the French Alps, where Bourdain and his longtime friend Eric Ripert—head</i> …

Top 7 Spots for Nature Lovers in British Columbia

Go From Sea to Sky in Squamish<p>While Whistler, the much-praised ski resort just north of Vancouver, certainly has its charms, don’t blaze past the …

Hiking

8 Incredible Outdoor Adventures in Tuscany

Cycle Through Iconic Scenery<p>Cycle through postcard-perfect scenes along Tuscany's hilly, windy roads, and you'll quickly find that you're never too …

Coffee Culture Around the World

Italy: Espresso<p>You’ll surely get an eye roll or two if you order a to-go cup at an Italian cafe, for espresso <i>is</i> the Italians’ version of to-go …

Top 10 Beach Getaways in California

Coronado Beach<p>Just 5 minutes from San Diego, this family-friendly beach boasts wide stretches of sand, mostly calm surf and ideal whale watching …

10 Essential Hidden Tips and Tricks for iOS 11

If you’ve already updated to iOS 11, Apple’s new operating software for iPhones and iPads, you’ve probably noticed a handful of changes.<p>Like: the App …

Apps

Top 10 U.S. Pumpkin Patches

The Great Pumpkin Farm, Clarence, N.Y.<p>Come for the pumpkin picking, but stay for the scarecrow-making, pumpkin slingshots, mummy wrapping, and of …

Decorations

3 Days in Paradise At Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park — National Parks Traveler

Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park has, you could say, a personality disorder. There are few national parks that offer so many varied experiences — …

Inside Bob Dylan’s ‘Time Out of Mind’ Sessions

In 1996, Bob Dylan met Daniel Lanois in a hotel room in New York. He wanted Lanois to listen to some lyrics that he’d put together and tell him if …

Rock & Roll

Arboretums and Botanical Gardens That Go All-Out for Halloween

Dallas Arboretum<p>Even if you live in a big city, you can still get a taste for autumn colors and Halloween festivities without straying too far from …

Top 10 National Parks of the West

Badlands National Park<p>Badlands National Park in South Dakota teems with pinnacles, towers, buttes, ravines and gulches.<p>Yellowstone National …

How to Chill Wine Fast

How to chill wine quickly.<p>Chilling Wine in Metal Bucket<p>Place the wine bottle in an ice bucket or large pot. Fill the bucket with ice.<p>Icing Down …

Recipes

How to Spend a Weekend in Chattanooga

When thinking of cities in Tennessee, Chattanooga is probably not the first city to come to mind, but it should definitely be on your radar. …

Ringo Starr Gets Meta With Paul McCartney, Joe Walsh on New Song

Ringo Starr celebrates goofing off on the tour bus and “[kicking] ass” onstage in his new all-star track “We’re on the Road Again,” featuring rock …

Music

Zion among top national parks in new popularity poll

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2017, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for …

Blueberry Pie

<i>Blueberry pie. The mere mention of it sorta makes you wanna stop everything and sprint to the kitchen, doesn't it? This pie is soooooooooo worth the</i> …

Use Kimchi to Make a Light, Mayo-Free Chicken Salad With Kick

More<p>Sandwiches<p>Tips and tricks for making the best sandwiches at home.<p>Have you ever met one of those people who abhors mayonnaise? I have. I live with her. No matter how much I try to convince my partner, Kate, that mayo is one of the most wonderful substances on earth, she just doesn't want …

Food

National Parks in Every State That’ll Inspire You to Get Outside

Travel Channel Names the Most Incredible Pools in Las Vegas

Hard Rock Hotel's REHAB<p>The Hard Rock Hotel has created a pool party so decadent they had to call it REHAB. No longer restricted to just Sunday, REHAB …

Memphis: An Insider's Guide to This Funky Southern City

For most people Memphis is best known as Elvis Presley’s home town with Graceland leading the list of attractions along with the landmark Peabody …

Civil Rights

From the Archives: Oscar win for Henry Fonda

The acting award for "On Golden Pond" was Henry Fonda's first, though he was unable to go to the ceremony.<p>The ailing Fonda, 76, watched the show on TV as Jane Fonda accepted the award for him. "My father is so happy.... Me and all the grandchildren are coming over with [the award] right away!" she …