Stories tagged with: Traveling

December 27, 2013 - 4:31pm
2 years 5 weeks ago

Last week gas prices in Zanesville and surrounding areas averaged around $3.24 a gallon, according to AAA. On Friday, the average price in Zanesville has increased about 20 cents to $3.42, upsetting many drivers.

Brad Tyo said, "I think the last time I got it, it was $3.10 or $3.11. I'm definitely trying to hold off as long as I can until I absolutely need gas, hopeful it goes back down here in the next few days or the next week."

"We'll I think they're...

December 19, 2013 - 5:58pm
2 years 6 weeks ago

The Hampton Inn is offering a promotion called "Room in the Inn" for families with loved ones in the hospital.

"To be eligible, you just have to be coming in from out of town to visit anyone in any type of a treatment facility," explained Leanne Davis, who works in guest services. "This could be a nursing home, a hospital, a recovery center. We just want to make it possible for them to visit their family over the holiday season so they're eligible for...

November 22, 2013 - 5:34pm
2 years 10 weeks ago

The AAA Auto Club is expecting 43.4 million Americans to be traveling this Thanksgiving, including 1.68 million Ohioans. AAA Spokeswoman Kimberly Schwind, says that's a decrease of 1.5 percent nationally and 1.7 percent in Ohio. Although it's a small decrease from last year's numbers, Schwind says the number of travelers has been gradually climbing since the recession. If you're traveling this holiday season, Schwind says the day before Thanksgiving is the busiest day to travel.


March 18, 2013 - 12:21pm
2 years 46 weeks ago

The Zanesville-Muskingum County Welcome Center is gearing up for a busy tourism season and has already started showing off Muskingum County. As part of their marketing strategy, they have put together new brochures and tour guides for Muskingum County residents and visitors.

"Our visitor's guide is hot off the press, we have our new 2013 Lorena guide and schedule. We also have a brand new brochures marketing the Village of Dresden, and we also have hot off the press, the pottery...

February 18, 2013 - 5:29pm
2 years 50 weeks ago

After the recent incident on the Carnival Triumph, AAA has some important safety tips for your upcoming travel plans. Spokesperson Kimberly Schwind says cruising is one of the safest forms of transportation, and still remains one of the most popular vacation destinations.

"There are things you can do to make sure that you protect yourself, while you can't prevent something like this from happening, you have to keep in mind that no matter what vacation you go on, there are going to...

May 26, 2010 - 5:12pm
5 years 36 weeks ago

If you plan on traveling this holiday weekend, you will notice more cruisers on the roadways.

The Zanesville Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol says it will add two or three cruisers to each shift, and troopers will be monitoring Interstate 70 along with the main routes.

"We're still going to be looking for aggressive driving, following too close, and the speeds. In addition to that, the combination will be "Click It or Ticket." there will be zero tolerance on...

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