Carowinds’ Fury 325 roller coaster is causing quite a frenzy in the thrill ride world. The trade publication Amusement Today gave the ride a Golden Ticket Award for being the Best New Attraction of 2015 among amusement parks. Fury 325, ...Read More »
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Mobile food trucks, revamped lodges and a possible valet service are coming to the Grand Canyon’s South Rim under a new 15-year concessions contract. The National Park Service announced Thursday it has awarded the contract that is ...Read More »
MARYVILLE, Tenn. – The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is working on a project to restore two historic mills in preparation for the National Park Service’s centennial celebration in 2016. Crews recently replaced a roof at the John P. Cable ...Read More »
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Officials are preparing to place a new time capsule inside Asheville’s Vance Monument, about six months after a time capsule from 1897 was discovered inside the now-empty space. The Asheville Citizen-Times reports that Asheville and Buncombe County officials ...
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GEORGIA, Vt. – The two cottages on the shore of Lake Champlain will someday be passed down to her children, but Enid Letourneau worries the algae that turns the shoreline pea-soup green each August means they won’t amount to much ...Read More »
Looking for pubs, red telephone booths, cobbled streets, and Tudor cladding? Head on over to Shanghai. At least that’s what developers hoped would happen when they launched Thames Town on the city’s outskirts in 2006. The English satellite village was ...Read More »