| May 11, 2010
| 9:18 AM
Explore the homes of iconic inventors (Fort Myers): The Edison and Ford Winter Estates are major tourist attractions in this Gulf Coast town and for good reason. A tour of the homes also includes a spin through a terrific 15,000-square-foot...
| May 12, 2011
| 11:27 AM
If your idea of a breezy beach vacation involves a plane or passport, then hold off on the tropics and head instead to Virginia Beach.
This resort city of nearly 438,000 people is a laid-back East Coast destination about a five-hour drive from Baltimore....
| Jul 5, 2011
| 6:23 PM
A national park in Southeast Alaska is seeing a big boom in visitors, thanks to the ferry. Gustavus is the gateway to Glacier Bay National Park, and the newest stop on the Alaska Marine Highway System. Reporter Jackie Bartz and Photographer Eric Sowl...
| May 20, 2011
| 11:39 AM
Here are some of the more interesting deals, websites and other travel tidbits that came across our desk recently:
China Spree has an amazing deal on its eight-day Timeless Beijing package for two November departures and all January and February 2012...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 7:06 AM
Chesapeake Bay water isn't just salty anymore. It's gritty.
An eye-popping sediment plume caused by torrential rains from Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee has drifted into Chesapeake Bay and is under study by Virginia Institute of Marine Science...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 5:44 AM
The pounding rains from Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee delivered huge sediment plumes into Chesapeake Bay that pose threats to water quality, marine life such as oysters and bay grasses.
Researchers from the Virginia Institute of Marine Science...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 11:25 PM
Richard J. Guadagno, 38, dedicated his life to protecting the environment. Growing up in Ewing, New Jersey, Rich came to love animals and the outdoors, leading him to a career as a biologist with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. After graduating from...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 5:10 PM
Scott F. Bastian, Stoystown, published “Somerset County Naturally: A Guide to Enjoying the Wildlife in Somerset County, Pennsylvania” in 2002. He has just followed that with “Virginia Beach Naturally.”
Bastian has been...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 7:35 AM
Gilchrist Hospice Care announced the appointment of two new board members:
Hugh W. Mohler, who currently serves in the Wealth Management area of Wells Fargo's Greater Maryland region and is the former president and chief executive officer of Bay National...
| Aug 17, 2008
We held our breath when we asked readers to "tell us where to go." In so doing, we took the risk of opening the door to rude comments and -- perhaps worse -- being ignored. But we were pleasantly surprised on both counts. Not only did people hold their...
| Feb 8, 2009
People always ask me how I decide where to go.
I read, I see movies, I stare at maps, I dream.
And in doing so, I arrived at these 10 places that are tops on my list for 2009. Some are old favorites that are newly affordable. Others have a special...