September and October weekend releases from the Summersville Dam transform the Gauley River's lower 27 miles into one of the country's best run of white water rapids.

Adventures on New River Gorge

Adventures on the Gorge, started eight years to broaden recreational options in West Virginia, add features every year.

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 Hanalei's Wai'oli Hui'ia Church sits beside the Mission Hall, circa 1841, the oldest surviving church building on the island of Kauai.

Funky Hawaiian island welcomes visitors but eschews the touristy

Find James Bond, ‘Bali Hai’ scenery in Kauai’s proud, culture-rich Hanalei

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Some ways airline travelers can battle germs

Travel dilemmas: Make sure germs don’t hitch a ride on you during plane travel.

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 Men dance at a gay tango club in Buenos Aires, Argentina, viewed as one of the most progressive cities in South America.

LBGT travelers face perils overseas

LGBT travelers face some of the biggest challenges, yet with a higher-than-average disposable income, they are avid travelers.

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Travel notes: Airlines, airports at loggerheads over proposed fee increase

Airlines and airports are in a feud over proposed fee hike.

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 Peacocks roam the grounds of Ponce de Leon's Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park, a St. Augustine tourist attraction.

Florida city of St. Augustine to celebrate 450 years

Why tourists flock to St. Augustine, America’s oldest permanent European settlement and home of Ponce de Leon’s Fountain of Youth.

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 Dan Coyne and Stephen Canny

The Next Page: Dan Coyne forges connection with his ancestors on golf trip to Ireland

Prior to the trip, the closest he’d come was when his Dad and he sat down to watch “How Green Was My Valley” and “The Quiet Man.”

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Some things to do in North Florida

There are several attractions near St. Augustine to fill out your visit to the area.

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 On Jan. 7, the Disneyland Resort introduced "Frozen Fun," featuring adventures from the Disney film, including Elsa and Anna.

Disney parks offer more 'Frozen' fun

The success of “Frozen” may have caught the Disney parks off guard last winter, but now there are more chances to see Anna and Elsa.

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 Maurice Sendak (1928-2012), author of the children's classic "Where the Wild Things Are," first published in 1963, has support within the community of Ridgefield, Conn., for a museum in his honor. One proposed site is a vacant modernist building, designed by architect Philip Johnson, within walking distance from the village center.

Connecticut town of Ridgefield plans Maurice Sendak museum

Three years after his death, his western Connecticut hometown is pursuing a museum honoring the author of “Where the Wild Things Are.”

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 Simple and bedazzled suits once worn by Elvis, many while performing on stage in Las Vegas, are displayed at the Westgate Las Vegas Hotel, originally known as The International Hotel in Las Vegas. It’s part of a partnership between Graceland and the Westgate Las Vegas to establish a permanent exhibit and revive the Elvis concert experience in the showroom where the icon once performed.

The King returns to Las Vegas

Graceland brings Elvis Presley back to his Las Vegas home with exhibits and shows at Westgate Las Vegas.

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Disney adds 'Star Wars' cruises

Disney Cruise Line has announced another themed day at sea, this time calling on “Star Wars” for select sailings on the Disney Fantasy.

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 Wayne Carpenter, left, Bob Rock of the Skagit Valley Malting Company and Emerson Lamb, co-founder of Westland Distillery, watch as Matt Hofmann, master distiller at Westland Distillery, draws the first sample of a wort made from barley grown in the Skagit Valley.

Whiskey distillers find favorable climate in Washington state

The boutique booze industry is booming in the Northwest.

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 A United Airlines jet approaching Los Angeles International Airport passes in front of a waxing gibbous moon in 2013. The online booking site Expedia, which already owns, Hotwire and Travelocity, is planning to acquire another rival, Orbitz Worldwide.

Booking travel online vs. booking direct

In booking flights, online services are not generating as many customers, but they are still good places to check for last-minute trips.

3 weeks ago

 Sari Gruber starred in Miami-based Florida Grand Opera's production of Mozart's "Cosi fan tutte."

Opera reviews: Pittsburgh sopranos shine in Florida operas

Palm Beach Opera produced the world premiere of Ben Moore’s “Enemies, A Love Story,” which featured local soprano Danielle Pastin.

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 A chilly, windy sunset at the Flagler Beach, Fla., pier early last month.

Some breezy ways to explore Florida's upper east coast

Florida coastal delights: Feed body and soul in Flagler County.

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 GulfQuest, the first maritime museum focusing on the Gulf of Mexico, is set to open this spring in Mobile, Ala.

Maritime objects to go on display at GulfQuest

A new museum in Mobile, Ala., will highlight pirate routes, sunken ships, forts and even German U-boats once in the Gulf of Mexico.

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If you go ... Florida's Palm Coast

The easternmost cities in Flagler County, Palm Coast and Flagler Beach are on Florida’s east coast.

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