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National Parks

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  • Free entrance to Everglades National Park on Saturday

    Free entrance to Everglades National Park on Saturday
    Get free entrance to Everglades National Park and Dry Tortugas on Saturday. Entrance is free at all national parks to celebrate in honor of National Public Lands Day. All fees are waived at U.S. National Parks. Entrance fees of $10 will be waived at...
  • Utah national parks to serve as the setting for symphony performances

    Utah national parks to serve as the setting for symphony performances
    The Utah Symphony next month will bring its music to the state's Mighty 5 national parks: Capitol Reef, Arches, Canyonlands, Bryce Canyon and Zion. As a prelude to the symphony's 75th anniversary celebration next year, the full orchestra will perform in...
  • El Portal fire: Yosemite road reopens, three campgrounds still shut

    A key roadway near the western entrance to Yosemite National Park that was closed because of the El Portal fire has reopened to traffic. With the reopening of Big Oak Flat Road between Crane Flat and El Portal Road on Wednesday, all roads inside the...
  • July 23 Letters: Fort Monroe, Vladimir Putin

    Fort Monroe's value Your July 20 editorial "Search for stability," concludes that in this time of military downsizing, Hampton Roads must "diversify its economy, broaden its employment base and bolster its financial stability." A means to this end is...
  • Snook appear to have made full recovery in Everglades National Park

    Snook appear to have made full recovery in Everglades National Park
    FLAMINGO, Fla. - The fishing near Flamingo in Everglades National Park is so good these days you almost forget about the bloodthirsty insects descending on you and the cloying heat enveloping you the minute you get out of the car. Snook fishing, in...
  • News to use: Travel tips and trips

    News to use: Travel tips and trips
    Here are some of the more interesting deals, websites and other travel tidbits that have come across our desk recently: Holland America Line has a 14-day South America Passage cruise departing Nov. 24 from Valparaiso, Chile, priced as low as $1,399...
  • Md. national park attendance down

    Md. national park attendance down
    Attendance at Maryland's national parks, including at Baltimore's Fort McHenry, dropped in 2013, thanks in part to a shutdown of the federal government that closed the parks, officials said. Maryland's two dozen national parks took in 6.6 million visits...
  • Search for Marine's missing wife enters 21st day

    More than 20 days ago, a U.S. Marine's pregnant wife went missing as she headed to Joshua Tree National Park, but authorities still don't know what happened to her. Authorities say the disappearance of 19-year-old Erin Corwin of Twentynine Palms, who...
  • Hawaii to celebrate its Flag Day

    Hawaii to celebrate its Flag Day
    Hawaiians and visitors will come together on July 31 to celebrate Hawaiian Flag Day, the islands’ original holiday. Hawaiian Flag Day was first observed July 31, 1843. King Kamehameha III proclaimed the holiday to honor Great Britain’s...
  • Don't hate Texas (or any state) before you visit

    Don't hate Texas (or any state) before you visit
    Quick: What's your least favorite U.S. state? I recently asked a couple dozen people that question, as curious about the states they'd mention as to whether they'd name a state at all. Most answered. The leading vote getter was little surprise: Texas....
  • Paddle-wheeler cruises and more trip deals

    Paddle-wheeler cruises and more trip deals
    Summer's already starting to wind down, which means time for summer-ending deals. The American Queen Steamboat Co. is offering price reductions on some of the voyages of the American Queen, which plies the Mississippi and Ohio rivers, and the American...