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  • Line up for Disney's Haunted Mansion and other queues to love

    Line up for Disney's Haunted Mansion and other queues to love
    Walt Disney World is extending, enhancing and invigorating the Haunted Mansion queue at Magic Kingdom. It's a work in progress, and if this were a full-blown attraction and not just the queue, we would say it's in the "soft opening" phase. For the past...
  • Taking the Kids -- to the land of the Arctic polar bear

    Taking the Kids -- to the land of the Arctic polar bear
    It's 5:30 a.m. and we're awake, outside and shivering, wearing more layers of clothes than we would on a New England ski trip, though we're on a cruise in July. But no one's complaining aboard the Lindblad Expeditions National Geographic Explorer --...
  • Civil War deeply rooted in Virginia

    Civil War deeply rooted in Virginia
    On a blustery late-winter afternoon at Manassas, where a muscular statue of Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson marks the spot where the Confederate general earned his nickname, the Civil War lives, not separate from life in Virginia, but intricately entwined with...
  • On the top of the world in western Norway

    On the top of the world in western Norway
    Rugged is putting it mildly when it comes to 80 percent of Norway. Historically, it was a challenge to live here. That's why Vikings ventured south and so many people left for America. But I find excuses to return to Norway almost annually. Three of my...
  • Tracking tigers

    Tracking tigers
    Under a searing afternoon sun, red dust covering my clothes and clinging to the sweat clotting at the back of my neck, I head deep into hunting grounds for maharajahs of old and royals of the modern day. I'm on my very first safari, on my first trip to...
  • Inspire a love of adventure travel at an early age

    Inspire a love of adventure travel at an early age
    Introduce your young children to adventure travel. Here are five places to get started. 1. Appalachian Mountain Club, New England. Children 5 and older can participate in pond studies, GPS treasure hunts, forest ecology lessons, and tracking and watching...
  • Best Of South Florida 2010: Culture and Recreation

    Best Of South Florida 2010: Culture and Recreation
    Ski Rixen at Quiet Waters Park (photo by Beth Black) BEST PLACE TO CABLE SKI AND WAKEBOARD Ski Rixen at Quiet Waters Park 401 S. Powerline Road, Deerfield Beach, 954-429-0215, Skirixenusa.com No boat is needed to wakeboard, water-ski or kneeboard at Ski...
  • Wildfire could help restore Lake Okeechobee's drought-strained wildlife habitat

    Wildfire could help restore Lake Okeechobee's drought-strained wildlife habitat
    Wildfires burning on Lake Okeechobee’s exposed lake bed could end up helping drought-strained wildlife habitat. While it may seem weird to see fire spreading across land usually covered by water, wildfires are a natural part of Florida’s...
  • Oil confirmed on Broward and Miami-Dade beaches

    Oil confirmed on Broward and Miami-Dade beaches
    Tar balls washed up on two South Florida beaches Friday, an Earth Day reminder of the threats to the region's shorelines. Oil blobs washed up on a small section of John U. Lloyd State Park in Hollywood, which authorities marked off with cones, said...
  • Pompano Beach fishing captain cited for illegal possession of goliath grouper

    Pompano Beach fishing captain cited for illegal possession of goliath grouper
    A Pompano Beach fishing captain was caught in possession of a goliath grouper, a federally protected species. Officers with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission received a call June 12 about a man named Craig Gordon filleting a goliath...
  • Oil spill protest planned in Fort Lauderdale

    Oil spill protest planned in Fort Lauderdale
    Protesters in hazmat suits will deploy on Fort Lauderdale’s beach Wednesday, as the environmental group Oceana marks the one-year anniversary of the BP oil spill. ¬† The demonstration and press conference will use the anniversary to oppose...