Air travelers know - or should know - there are lots of things you aren't supposed to take aboard a fight, including various liquids, spray cans and toys. But the TSA has seen a big jump in the number of firearms coming into airport checkpoints. CBS News transportation correspondent Kris Van Cleave joins "CBS This Morning" to identify top airports where firearms were found, break down the serious consequences and the effort to shorten the long wait times on security lines.
Millions of vacationers are enjoying awe-inspiring scenery this summer at popular parks across the country. But if you want to avoid the crowds and satisfy your inner explorer, take a look at one of the least-visited gems, Isle Royale National Park. John Blackstone reports on the park in the middle of Lake Superior in Michigan.
Virgin Islands National Park is not the image most would think of when describing a national park. Pristine beaches, tropical cocktails and sunset cruises likely have a lot to do with the lavish resort that's located within its borders. Conor Knighton has more on the tropical national treasure for our series, On The Trail.
A recent survey shows American households will spend an average of nearly $1,800 on a summer vacation, up about 11 percent from last year. People have more options for getting around, including services like Uber and car sharing programs. But the traditional car rental industry is still growing and companies hope new technology will attract more drivers. Avis Budget Group CEO Larry De Shon joins "CBS This Morning" to reveal the Avis Now app for customers.
Airbnb is taking San Francisco to federal court over an ordinance that would require its hosts to register with the city. If they don't, the on-demand lodging giant would be fined up to $1,000 a day for each unauthorized listing and remove unregistered hosts from the site. Leigh Gallagher, assistant managing editor for Fortune magazine and host of "Fortune Live," joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the company's legal battles.
While the Brexit vote has caused shockwaves through global financial markets, it is also creating some major bargains for international travel this summer. The exchange rate for the U.S. dollar is stronger toward the British pound than it has been in about 30 years. CBS News travel editor Peter Greenberg joins "CBS This Morning" to reveal how travelers can get the best deals.
Only on "CBS This Morning," we are revealing National Geographic's 2016 Travel Photographer of the Year. The grand prize winner, Anthony Lau of Hong Kong, shows a horseman guiding his herd in Mongolia during the winter. National Geographic received nearly 10,000 entries from professional and amateur photographers around the world. The contest is divided into three categories: People, Cities and Nature. Follow "CBS This Morning" on