Daytripper: Can’t get enough of Christmas at Branson, Silver Dollar City
November 21, 2011
Lawrence is a fabulous town to live in, but it’s fun to get away every so often to explore new places, discover new things or just indulge in a little R&R. Daytripper will guide you to enjoyable day trips and weekend getaways from the Lawrence area, some of them off the beaten path. Want some ideas for family outings? Looking for female-friendly destinations for a mother-daughter trip? How about a list of places where you can take your dog? Daytripper will scout out the best locations for your road trips, so all you have to do is hop in the car and play “I Spy.”
Amtrak prepares for Thanksgiving travel rush
November 7, 2011
Amtrak is preparing for Thanksgiving, the rail service’s busiest travel period of the year, with extra trains and rail cars added to routes through Chicago, the Midwest and other regions.
Airports try low-hassle security checks
October 4, 2011
The first members of a small group of frequent fliers were being ushered through lower-hassle security lines Tuesday in exchange for sharing more personal information with the government in a trial program at four U.S. airports.
Hurricane leads to thousands of canceled flights
Travelers faced with headaches
August 28, 2011
Travelers across the country are facing days of grief ahead as thousands of flights get canceled because of Hurricane Irene.
Travel agencies embrace Internet to help business
August 14, 2011
As the Internet continues to turn personal computers into virtual travel-booking kiosks, travel agents are confident they aren’t going away anytime soon.
Travel lightly: Save money on your family summer travel
June 6, 2011
For those of you who haven’t picked a destination but are interested in taking a vacation this summer, you needn’t empty your savings accounts to plan a memorable trip.
Tips for traveling with kids with special needs
May 16, 2011
Traveling with kids with special needs is not easy, but there is a certain badge of honor that goes to parents who have done it
Screening stress: Taking kids through the new airport rules
December 20, 2010
Kelli Koberlein never thought her 9-year-old son, Walker, could be a suspected terrorist. Unfortunately for the Koberleins, the security agents at Kansas City International Airport had their suspicions.
AAA, Kansas City International Airport predict increase in travelers for 2010 holiday season
December 18, 2010
Prepare for busier highways and skyways this holiday seasons as more Americans prepare to travel.
Chief of TSA discourages body-scan boycott
November 23, 2010
The nation’s airport security chief pleaded with Thanksgiving travelers for understanding and urged them not to boycott full-body scans on Wednesday, lest their protest snarl what is already one of the busiest, most stressful flying days of the year.
Study: Students who study abroad drink more
October 12, 2010
Students who go abroad while in college are likely to increase or even double their alcohol intake while they’re away, a new study has found.
Cheap holiday airfares: It’s now or (almost) never
October 10, 2010
No one wants to pore over holiday airfares, looking for the best deal, like cramming for a final exam. Instead of being a student, be savvy. The travelers who get the best airfares this holiday season will be those who searched the smartest, not the longest.
Atchison home boasts impressive decor, art
September 27, 2010
The Muchnic Gallery in Atchison is two destinations in one.
Worth the Trip: Omaha
September 17, 2010
It takes three hours and 15 minutes to drive from Lawrence to Omaha — most of the route, cruise-control easy — making it the perfect destination for an overnight excursion, a weekend or, for intrepid travelers on a budget, a long day trip.
Feel the cow town nostalgia in Cottonwood Falls
September 13, 2010
Turning onto Broadway Street in Cottonwood Falls is a little like stepping back in time.