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  • Exploring Gillette Castle

    Exploring Gillette Castle
       With gas prices sky high, we can't forget the gorgeous destinations available to us, right here in Connecticut.  Gilette Castle in East Haddam begins it's season this coming weekend and the grounds have never looked so beautiful.  "The view of the...
  • Anne Arundel County exhibits

    'Earth Matters' A mixed-media exhibit by Fran Skiles is on view through Friday, Sept. 26, at the Adkins Arboretum's Visitors Center, 12610 Eveland Road near Tuckahoe State Park in Ridgely. Hours and information: 410-634-2847, ext. 0; or adkinsarboretum....
  • Abandoned Florida panther kitten gets new home in state park

    ORLANDO Fla. (Reuters) - A rare Florida panther, found near death as a 1-pound newborn in January, bounded into its permanent new fenced home in a state park on Thursday, now a lively, nearly 50-pound kitten. "He's really a miracle cat," said Susan...
  • Fresh seafood is the specialty in Apalachicola

    Fresh seafood is the specialty in Apalachicola
    The ideal base camp for the Florida Panhandle is Apalachicola, 75 miles southwest of Tallahassee. It has long been famous for its oysters, and lately for its demeanor: a historic fisherman's haven with stylish inns and galleries but solid Old South roots....
  • Animals

    AUDUBON SOCIETY'S CENTER FOR BIRDS OF PREY: conservation, education and raptor rehabilitation facility: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday (except holidays); 1101 Audubon Way, Maitland; $5 adults, $4 ages 3-12; 407-644-0190. BLACK HAMMOCK ADVENTURES:...
  • Orlando theme park and attractions discounts, prices and hours

    Orlando theme park and attractions discounts, prices and hours
    Here's a selection of attractions offering reduced prices: Aquatica: off BeachLine Expressway at Interstate 4 southwest of Orlando; 407-351-3600; Guests can purchase a "Splash and Save" ticket with admission starting at $28 when tickets are purchased in...
  • Cruising California's Pacific Coast Highway on a classic summer road trip

    Cruising California's Pacific Coast Highway on a classic summer road trip
    When four twentysomething women are silent in a car, you know something is up. Or down. Or in this case, both, in the form of hundred-foot rocky cliffs that dropped off sharply to our left, plummeting to meet the aquamarine Pacific Ocean, and the scrub-...
  • The Thrifty Traveler: Experience scenic savings in South Dakota's Black Hills

    The Thrifty Traveler: Experience scenic savings in South Dakota's Black Hills
    The Black Hills of South Dakota may be famous for being the home of Mount Rushmore, but those in the know make an annual trek for the rock climbing, wildlife, national park access and scenic driving options. In fact, it's particularly popular with the...
  • Clearing Big Sur slide

     
    A massive slide blocking California 1 near Big Sur is taking months to remove....
  • Events planned around the Lehigh Valley area

    LEHIGH COUNTY ALLENTOWN AAUW will collect donations Aug. 11 to Sept. 27, at 997 Postal Road, Hanover Township, for its annual Used Book Sale. Collection hours: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday; 3-6 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday and 9 a.m. to 1...
  • Connecticut's Beaches Great For Hiking

    Connecticut's Beaches Great For Hiking
    If there is a month for walking on beach sand, nature's coastal cushion, it is August. Usually a hot and humid month in Connecticut, to be sure, but that is part of the allure of beach walking. When the air is stifling and motionless inland, there often...