| Jul 3, 2014
| 4:08 PM
If you've never been to Islamorada, you might think it presumptuous to call itself "The Sport Fishing Capital of the World."
But if you've ever fished the waters surrounding the Florida Keys village, you know that it lives up to that name.
| Jul 1, 2014
| 11:50 AM
Florida possesses an embarrassment of riches in luxury accommodations at resorts and hotels, a huge draw for almost everyone vacationing in the state, whether residents or out-of-staters. But the state also has a wealth of more primitive accommodations:...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 5:20 AM
LEBANON, Mo. It was a special moment for grandfather or granddaughter, shared at a place that's their favorite in the world when together.
Gary Madole spoke softly as he coached 12-year-old Nikki on landing her first trout on a fly rod at Bennett Springs...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 4:11 AM
In the years just before the Civil War, the Connecticut landscape was radically different than it is today.
It was an open, agrarian landscape, a patchwork of farms with few mature trees. A farm woodlot often was little more than a cluster of young,...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 1:12 PM
MADISON — A camera was found in a changing room at the Hammonasset Beach State Park camping grounds early Saturday morning, a state official said.
Officers of the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection searched all changing rooms,...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 12:10 PM
Looking for something to do on July 4th? Look no further! We've got events for Broward, Miami-dade and Palm Beach.
AMERICA'S BIRTHDAY BASH AT BAYFRONT PARK
The largest 4th of July celebration in Miami with a spectacular fireworks...
| Jun 29, 2014
LONG ISLAND, N.Y. — If you grow up on Long Island, there are certain inevitabilities. Manhattan will always be the city; traffic will always crawl. And if it's summer, you'll always, always end up at the beach.
I haven't lived here for nearly a...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 2:36 PM
Leonardo Da Vinci would love central Pennsylvania's Hyner View State Park. On five weekends a year it gives life to his vision that men can fly like birds.
Make your way to the park's stone lookout, near Lock Haven (Clinton County), on Fourth of July...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 2:13 PM
Coral reefs are projected to be gone by 2050; seafood is predicted to disappear by 2048. There has never been a more critical time to protect our oceans. We applaud President Barack Obama and his administration for his public commitment to create the...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 6:54 AM
Top family friendly places to fish, from Takemefishing.org (tinyurl.com/p2nrom7):
1. Lake Berryessa, Pleasure Cove Resort and Marina, Napa Valley, Calif.
2. Bahia Honda State Park, Big Pine Key, Fla.
3. Skyway Fishing Pier State Park, St....
| Jun 27, 2014
| 9:59 AM
A plane flew low over the marshes of Long Island Sound, and I stood at the edge of a crumbling runway wondering if the pilot might start descending, forgetting that Griswold Airport is now just a distant memory.
On a warm summer morning, I stood on the...