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 A popular rest stop, the Area 51 Alien Center in Amargosa Valley off Highway 95, features a restaurant, a mini mart, picnic areas and a brothel -- all with an alien theme.

Area 51 Alien Travel Center in Nevada includes a 'themed' cathouse from outer pace

In Nevada, there are close encounters of another kind.

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Travel Notes: Airlines benefit most when fuel costs dip

Plus: American Airlines drops idea of adding more seats to medium-size regional jets; TSA screeners get better results with questions

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Emergency medical evacuation coverage can protect your financial future

Emergency medical evacuation coverage can protect your financial future.

5 days ago


 A skier zips along the Bobcat Slope at Hidden Valley ski resort.

Smaller resorts help build next generation of ski enthusiasts

Smaller resorts aimed at families are important to the future of skiiing, which depends on beginners returning for repeat visits.

1 week ago


 Lauren Kelly, 18, and  Logan Krause, 18, both of Apollo, ride the ski lift Boyce Park earlier this year.

A complete guide to the Pittsburgh region's slopes

Here's everything you need to know about the region's 16 ski resorts

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Ski Denton decides to close for season

Ski Denton near Coudersport in Potter County will not open this season, with the concessionaire running it citing lack of revenue.

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 A triple chairlift is giving new life to Mount Pleasant resort at Edinboro.

Edinboro ski area gets a big lift

Little Mount Pleasant ski resort in Edinboro hopes for a big lift this season with new triple chairlift.

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 Afrika Abrey at the Meridian Hill Park Drum Circle in Washington, D.C., in August.

Washington's lesser-known attractions make for a capital time

The richest finds in the nation’s capital may be these little off-the-beaten-path gems.

2 weeks ago


 Veronica Larson pours a beer for a customer at Big Wood Brewery in White Bear Lake, Minn.

Brewing up a vacation in Minnesota

We’ll have a vacation with that beer, please.

2 weeks ago


Airline considers 'Economy Minus' seating

Would you book a smaller seat to save money?

2 weeks ago


 Brazilliance wallpaper and photos of the famous visitors and entertainers decorate the entrance leading to the Polo Lounge at the Colony Hotel.

The Colony Hotel in Palm Beach gets colorized

Like many of Palm Beach’s residents, the Colony Hotel has undergone a facelift. The surgeon? Renowned interior designer Carleton Varney.

3 weeks ago


 At the Mauerpark, on the site of the former Berlin Wall, a group celebrates with balloons. Illuminated balloons like these will line a section of the former Wall for the 25th anniversary of its fall next Sunday.

Since the fall of the Wall 25 years ago, reunified Berlin has become one of Europe's hottest tourist sites

Today, Berlin is cool and confident as it prepares to mark the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall next week.

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 "Warsaw Uprising: 1944" is an exhibit that runs outside along a section of the old Berlin Wall at the Topography of Terror Documentation Center.

Museum in Berlin presents a realistic view of WWII terror

Berlin’s Topography of Terror Documentation Center recounts and archives the darkness of World War II.

3 weeks ago


 At the Newseum, these eight 12-foot-high concrete sections of the original Berlin Wall are the largest display of unaltered portions of the wall outside of Germany. A three-story East German guard tower that loomed near Checkpoint Charlie — Berlin’s best-known East-West crossing — stands nearby.

View pieces of Berlin Wall in Fayette County and D.C.

Three pieces of the original Berlin Wall can be found in Fayette County, and the largest section outside Germany in Washington, D.C.

3 weeks ago


Films look at Berlin Wall before and after its fall

The University of Pittsburgh will host filmmaker Andreas Voigt as it marks “25 Years: Fall of the Berlin Wall.”

3 weeks ago


Balloons over Berlin mark wall’s fall

If you go to Berlin, here are some tips on getting around, hotels and restaurants.

3 weeks ago


TSA gets low marks despite expanded PreCheck

The Transportation Security Administration is falling flat in its efforts to win the hearts of frequent fliers.

3 weeks ago


Eleven tips to make holiday travel easier

Here are ways to get the best deal on booking flights over the holidays.

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