Smart News Travel | Smithsonian feed for Smart News TravelenThu, 16 Oct 2014 15:36:47 +0000Ellis Island Is Opening an Abandoned Hospital to the Public for the First Time in 60 Years are 29 abandoned buildings in all, several of which visitors can exploreThu, 16 Oct 2014 15:36:47 +0000What Should the Price of Visiting Wilderness Be? passed, HR 5204 could introduce widespread fees for entering formerly free public landsMon, 29 Sep 2014 18:33:22 +0000Visitors to Emperor Augustus' Home Can Now See the Same Frescos He Did in time for the 2,000th anniversary of Augustus' death, new wings of Augustus' home are opened Wed, 24 Sep 2014 17:59:43 +000020 Years Later, "Shawshank Redemption" Has Made This Former Prison a Tourist Attraction Ohio State Reformatory now draws 80,000 tourists a year Tue, 23 Sep 2014 15:52:31 +0000Saudi Arabia Makes MERS Preparations for Hajj has killed over 300 people in the past two yearsWed, 17 Sep 2014 14:51:27 +0000Delay-Plagued Virgin Galactic Finds Itself Delayed, Again will be hard for Virgin Galactic to fly by 2015 without a fully tested rocket engineThu, 11 Sep 2014 16:13:34 +0000In the Marathon du Medoc, Run 26.2 Miles—While Stopping to Drink Wine Along the Way running? Like wine? Why not combine the two? Fri, 05 Sep 2014 13:56:45 +0000This Beach Sculpture Is Modeled After Norwegian Fish Drying Racks's SALT festival involves music, sauna's and architectureFri, 29 Aug 2014 17:12:35 +0000New Analysis Suggests Utah’s Famous Rock Art Is Surprisingly Recent impressive Barrier Canyon Style images hold clues to the identity of their mysterious paintersTue, 26 Aug 2014 18:07:31 +0000