The British government has abandoned plans to have all younger children return to school in England before the summer holidays following concerns raised by principals that they could not meet coronavirus-related social distancing requirements.
By Pan Pylas, Associated Press
Lockdown orders and other restrictions aimed at reining in the coronavirus pandemic have kept millions of Americans at home for more than two months. But now that the traditional summer vacation season is officially underway, how safe is travel for…
By Justin Stabley
Memorial Day represents the kickoff to summer and the usually busy vacation travel season. As states lift pandemic restrictions and reopen their economies, how are beach towns and business owners adjusting to a new landscape reshaped by coronavirus? John Yang…
President Abraham Lincoln could relate to President Donald Trump's "working vacation" away from the White House. Lincoln often retreated to his own summer cottage, where historians speculate he formed many of his ideas about how to preserve the Union.
By Gretchen Frazee, Joshua Barajas
By Matthew Robert Bennett, The Conversation
What’s the secret to building a majestic sandcastle that will withstand the tide of time? Luckily, there’s a scientific formula for that.
By Saskia de Melker, Sam Weber
Where did the concept of summer vacation originate? Despite a long-standing myth linking a summer break to the nation's "agrarian past," historians offer a different explanation.
Recent changes in scheduling and delays from several major airlines have made getting out of town more difficult than normal. Airline journalist David Field talks about about what to expect from travel companies this summer.
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