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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.

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 11:44am EDT

Tags: Smithsonian, Natural History Museum, American History museum, museums, Megan Cloherty,

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.

Thursday - 04/03/2014, 11:31am EDT

Tags: vacation time, Glassdoor, Sarah Beth Hensley

Travel: 10 best dive sites in North America

For many, a trip to the beach just isn't complete without the possibility of a deep sea dive

Sunday - 03/23/2014, 09:57am EDT

Tags: dive, diving

Travel: 6 world-class destinations where you can stretch your dollar

When the going gets tough, the tough are tempted to stop going -- on vacation, that is!

Saturday - 03/08/2014, 06:01am EST

Tags: travel

Get the most out of your spring vacation

Peter Greenberg, CBS News travel editor, provides advice on how to more effectively take a spring vacation.

Thursday - 02/27/2014, 12:21pm EST

Tags: spring break, Rohan Williamson, Peter Greenberg, travel deal, Amtrak

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Nationals Park neighborhood to get another hotel

Hilton Worldwide has reached a deal to open a 195-room Homewood Suites less than a block from Nationals Park's, one of a handful of new hotels in the works by the stadium.

Wednesday - 02/26/2014, 05:24pm EST

Tags: Homewood Suites, Hilton, nationals, Nationals Park, hotels, travel

Virgin America safety video is all song and dance (Video)

Virgin America wants to make sure its passengers pay attention to safety instructions at the start of its flights, so Tuesday it's debuting a new, irreverent safety video that features 36 singers and dancers.

Tuesday - 10/29/2013, 11:03am EDT

Tags: travel, Virgin America, airlines, Colleen Kelleher

Shutdown ruins vacations, hurts local economies

Stop at a cafe in the remote stretches of northern Arizona and southern Utah in the fall, and you're likely to hear a mix of languages as tourists from around the world step into the iconic western landscape, marked by breathtaking canyons and massive rock formations.

Friday - 10/04/2013, 06:39am EDT

Tags: government shutdown, economy

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