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  • Daytrippers: Vermont Snowmobile Tour

    Daytrippers: Vermont Snowmobile Tour
    Somewhere in the whitened wilderness outside Mount Snow, Vt., as the wind whips through acres of huddled pines, comes the thick drone of a herd of high-powered snowmobiles. It's the only way to go. "It's a totally different experience," said Mark...
  • Letterboxing In State Forests

  • Drilling, fracking controversial for Va., Hampton Roads

    Drilling, fracking controversial for Va., Hampton Roads
    Hydraulic fracturing to squeeze oil and gas from rock buried deep underground is either a financial windfall for landowners and communities or an environmental Pandora's box — depending on whom you ask. Until now, eastern Virginia hasn't been...
  • Florida Travel Tips & Deals

    Florida Travel Tips & Deals
    Check this list often as new tips, events and deals around Florida come in: Spa package inspired in the Everglades Inspired in the Florida Everglades the aLaya Spa experience at the Bonaventure Resort & Spa offers organic treatments from OSEA, a...
  • Firefighters in California gain ground against Yosemite blaze

    Firefighters in California gain ground against Yosemite blaze
    GROVELAND Calif. (Reuters) - Firefighters gained ground on Tuesday against a blaze burning on the western edge of Yosemite National Park and an adjacent national forest, where flames have forced the evacuation of several dozen homes and the closure of...
  • Panama's biggest tourist draw turns 100

    Panama's biggest tourist draw turns 100
    While Panama is emerging as a favored destination for vacationers looking for great beaches, tropical rain forest and rich biodiversity, its first claim to fame was the Panama Canal, which celebrates its 100th anniversary this summer. At the center of...
  • Disney enchanted by Bethlehem

    The wonderful world of Disney will soon include a piece of Bethlehem. The Walt Disney Co., whose fictional forests created cover for characters from Bambi to Snow White, has finalized an environmental deal involving the 20,000 acres of lush woods...
  • New Winter Park budget has no tax hikes, no spending cuts

    New Winter Park budget has no tax hikes, no spending cuts
    The city has started the budget process, which will last until Sept. 22, when the commission is scheduled to take a final vote on adoption of the new budget. Until then, there will be meetings in August to get feedback and comments from the public....
  • READER SUBMITTED: Renbrook Summer Adventure Campers Travel To Costa Rica

    Thirteen Renbrook Summer Adventure campers, accompanied by chaperones, Sarah Davis, Renbrook School physical education teacher and Jon Ladd, Renbrook School alum, traveled to the Cloud Forest School in Santa Elena, Costa Rica. The campers, all high school...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Saybrook Point Inn & Spa Donates $25,000 To The Preserve

    Saybrook Point Inn & Spa, through the Louis F. and Mary A. Tagliatela Family Foundation, has donated $25,000 to "The Preserve," a swath of 1,000 acres of coastal forest along the towns of Old Saybrook, Essex and Westbrook. As the largest unprotected...
  • Purchase completes Des Plaines River Trail

    Purchase completes Des Plaines River Trail
    The final piece of the Des Plaines River Trail may not seem like much – only about three-tenths of a mile – but it's been a long-time coming. Lake County Forest Preserves commissioners were overjoyed to add the missing piece of trail on...