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  • List of attraction discounts and attraction directory

    List of attraction discounts and attraction directory
    Here's a selection of attractions offering reduced prices: Aquatica: off BeachLine Expressway at Interstate 4 southwest of Orlando; 407-351-3600; Florida Residents can purchase single-day tickets to Aquatica Orlando for 50 percent off the regular...
  • Learning of the history of the Henry rifle

    Jacobsburg Environmental Education Center, built on land where the Henry rifle was first manufactured, will hold a seminar on the Henry Longrifle at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 11 on its site. Tim Lubenesky of the Jacobsburg Historical Society will share insights...
  • Maryland eyes expanding wildlands

    Maryland eyes expanding wildlands
    The call for the wild is being heard again across Maryland — though not everyone welcomes it. More than a decade after the last addition to the state's network of wildlands, Department of Natural Resources officials have proposed a major expansion...
  • A Secret Shoreline Preserve At Stony Creek

    A Secret Shoreline Preserve At Stony Creek
    I once believed the Connecticut shoreline had nothing to offer except for the "bigs" - state parks like Hammonasset, Harkness Memorial and Bluff Point. And then I discovered places like East Haven's Farm River State Park, Guilford's Chittenden Park and...
  • Ravens Roost 99 members dunk in water tank to help Special Olympics

    A week before the Polar Bear Plunge at Sandy Point State Park was canceled because of high winds and freezing temperatures, a hardy group of North County folks took their own dip into frigid water. On Jan. 18, some 15 members of Ravens Roost 99...
  • Boy Scouts kick out Utah leaders who destroyed rock formation

    Boy Scouts kick out Utah leaders who destroyed rock formation
    Two Boy Scout leaders who filmed themselves toppling an ancient rock formation in a Utah state park have been removed from their posts by the Boy Scouts of America and face possible criminal charges for their actions at Goblin Valley State Park. The...
  • Utah men under criminal investigation for toppling ancient rock

    Three Utah men took video of themselves toppling over an ancient rock formation in Utah’s Goblin Valley State Park are under criminal investigation for their actions, officials said Friday. After viewing the video -- which shows one man pushing at...
  • South Florida Folk Festival: No longer blowin' in the wind?

    South Florida Folk Festival: No longer blowin' in the wind?
    The South Florida Folk Festival may finally recover from Hurricane Wilma. The festival ran annually from 1992 to 2005, when the hurricane flattened its venue at Easterlin Park in Oakland Park. An attempt at a revival in 2008 "sort of broke the bank,"...
  • Save with retail coupons for Veterans Day sales

    Save with retail coupons for Veterans Day sales
    Freebie Friday morphs into Shopping Saturday! Our fabulous freebie free-for-all goes coupon crazy so you can save at Veterans Day sales at your all fave stores. Save $10 at Macy's and JC Penney and get in free at national and state parks Saturday...
  • Free entry to state, national parks for everyone on Monday

    Free entry to state, national parks for everyone on Monday
    Everyone can enjoy free entry at national and Florida state parks to celebrate Veterans Day, observed Monday, Nov. 11. Florida state parks: Fees are waived on Monday for everyone. Find a South Florida state park along with addresses and hours. U.S....
  • Five fabulous Florida campgrounds for kids new to camping

    Five fabulous Florida campgrounds for kids new to camping
    Camping can be a road trip or a commando course, a sizzling theme park or a pup tent under the trees. Many Florida parents take children camping from Day One. Others are new to the campground scene. If your children are ready to graduate from a play...