Archive for May, 2010

State Parks will Reopen; Assembly and Senate Approve Deal [Updated May 28, 3:05 p.m.]

  Date Monday, May 31st, 2010

New York State Parks, including Knox Farm State Park in East Aurora, are to be fully operational for Memorial Day. Shortly after Democrats in the State Senate forced through a plan that included reopening shuttered state parks, Parks Commissioner Carol Ash directed agency staff to open the gates at all state parks for the holiday weekend.


See National Parks Like a Pro

  Date Monday, May 31st, 2010

Learn how to squeeze all that’s meant to be squeezed out of a national park visit, and that means getting out of your car


Tourism industry checks in with fewer discounts

  Date Monday, May 31st, 2010

A year ago, when San Diego was in the depths of the recession, hotelier John Gates was feeling desperate enough to try a daring promotion to entice visitors to his upscale Rancho Bernardo Inn. He offered rooms for as little as a night minus the lighting, the bed and the honor bar.


Sunday Drive: Glacier Point Road

  Date Sunday, May 30th, 2010

What you’ll see: Yosemite’s annual opening of Glacier Point Road was scheduled for this weekend, a landmark event after being overwhelmed by snow and ice for nearly seven months. You now can drive (or take a shuttle bus) to one of the world’s greatest… Yosemite National Park – Glacier Point – United States – Glacier – Snow


Travel calendar:

  Date Sunday, May 30th, 2010

Events and happenings in the world of travel from the Bay Area and other destinations in California.