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  • Destination weddings in the Midwest

    Destination weddings in the Midwest
    Destination weddings have become a popular option as couples look for alternatives to nuptials in metro Chicago. Combining an exchange of vows with a getaway with family and friends "is one of the hottest trends," said Laura Lukasik, manager of Viking...
  • Borrego Springs offers desert daydreams, starry nights

    Borrego Springs offers desert daydreams, starry nights
    Welcome to Borrego Springs, Calif., population 3,400, in the middle of nowhere (actually, about 150 miles southeast of L.A.). Throw away the smartphone; this is a place to unplug. This designated Dark Sky Community offers breathtaking views of the stars...
  • Brazil's Sancho Bay named best beach of 2014 by TripAdvisor reviews

    Brazil's Sancho Bay named best beach of 2014 by TripAdvisor reviews
    If you're looking for dreamy beaches this summer, TripAdvisor travelers suggest Sancho Bay on a remote Brazilian island in the Atlantic Ocean as the 2014 best beach in the world. The website's fans also give high marks to beaches in Hawaii, ranking...
  • Delaware beaches 2014 events

    Delaware beaches 2014 events
    MAY Horseshoe Crab and Shorebird Festival. Pay tribute to the natural wonders of Delaware Bay – the horseshoe crbas and migrating shorebirds – at this festival on May 24 at Milton Memorial Park. Visitors can take boat rides, join a scavenger...
  • Fish-for-Free on Memorial Day in Pennsylvania

    You can do more than just grill burgers and hot dogs this holiday. Memorial Day is Monday, and while we honor those who served and gave their lives for our country and way of life, we also use the holiday as the unofficial start to the summer season....
  • An Introduction Into Trail Running At Penwood State Park

    For trail runners, it is Connecticut's version of the Boston Marathon's "Heartbreak Hill." The start of Connecticut Forest & Park Association's Metacomet trail within Penwood State Park consists of a grueling climb – at times a scramble — to...
  • Florida lands 10 of the top 25 beaches in the U.S.

    Florida lands 10 of the top 25 beaches in the U.S.
    Why should Dr. Beach have all the fun? While his famous best beaches in the U.S. list for 2014 won't come out until Memorial Day weekend, the folks over at TripAdvisor have corralled their user reviews to come out with their second annual Travelers'...
  • California's redwoods: In the land of the giants

    California's redwoods: In the land of the giants
    It was the first full day of my redwood country road trip, about 180 miles north of San Francisco. John Stephenson was showing me his drive-through tree, a 315-foot beauty that's the pride of Leggett. A storm had just roared through. Raindrops...
  • Paddleboarding event supports HopeWell Cancer

    Paddleboarding event supports HopeWell Cancer
    Stand-up paddleboarding might have a clunky name, but the sport has a passionate following that's growing in the Baltimore area. In September, more than 100 people gathered at Gunpowder State Park's Hammerman Beach in Middle River to participate in...
  • Our picks for summer fun

    Our picks for summer fun
    Once summer break begins, boredom can set in. Before the whining starts, we’ve come up with a list of activities proven with local families. Because there are two kinds of fun we search for during Maryland’s summer – in the shade and...
  • Pay-by-the-hour beach parking taking hold

    California State Parks has added a portion of Huntington State Beach to its short list of beaches charging visitors for parking by the hour as opposed to a flat, $15 day rate. The pilot program, already in place in Crystal Cove, could one day be...