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  • Residency trumps wealth in Stinson Beach water rationing plans

    Residency trumps wealth in Stinson Beach water rationing plans
    Sarah Butler crammed garbage bags packed with laundry into her old Volkswagen van on her weekly run "over the hill" to Mill Valley. Some of the 630 or so permanent residents of this Marin County town have recently begun to make this trek, thanks to...
  • Osceola aims for title of vacation-rental-home capital

    Osceola aims for title of vacation-rental-home capital
    Osceola County, often overshadowed by Orlando's global image as a vacation destination, is trying to stake out a patch of supremacy in Central Florida's crowded tourism landscape. Citing its huge inventory of vacation properties for rent, it's...
  • Oregon's Sunriver Resort an outdoor oasis for all

    Oregon's Sunriver Resort an outdoor oasis for all
    Say you are a large group of vacation-seekers. Your ages span from toddler to senior. Your interests range from walking to golfing to biking to reading to sitting on a patio fringed with pine trees and enjoying a nice glass of pinot noir. Party of 20,...
  • Tourist accused of wild, one night crime spree found ... sound asleep

    Tourist accused of wild, one night crime spree found ... sound asleep
    Deputies on the hunt for a man wanted for burglarizing, swiping a gun and then stealing another car ended when deputies found their suspect back in the same house in Panama City Beach where the crime spree all began, according to a news release from the...
  • Portugal reopens case of missing British girl Madeleine McCann

    Portuguese prosecutors on Thursday ordered police to reopen their investigation of the 2007 disappearance of Madeleine McCann, the 3-year-old British girl who went missing from a resort in the Algarve, local and British media reported. British...
  • Glendale 'party house' shut down

    Glendale 'party house' shut down
    The party is over for “party central.” The owner of a roughly 4,000-square-foot Glendale home advertised as “party central” on Airbnb.com, an online vacation rental platform, has agreed to stop renting the house specifically for...
  • Rental house owners can profit from a professional manager

    It's one thing to manage a rental house when it's nearby. But it's another process entirely when the rental is in a distant vacation retreat. Unfortunately, many second-home buyers find that out the hard way. According to a survey by HomeAway, an online...
  • Pinocular.com matches interests with vacation sites

    Here's a website that helps you locate vacation rentals in proximity to your interests. Name: Pinocular.com What it does: It lets you search based on activities you like and how far you want to drive or fly from major cities in the U.S. and Europe....
  • Travel experts share bargain-hunting tips

    Travel experts share bargain-hunting tips
    If you don't know where you're going on vacation this year, you may not be indecisive. You might just be a bargain hunter. Increasingly, travelers are trading the certainty of the destination for savings, Peter Yesawich, vice chairman of MMGY Global, a...
  • Ways to save on your next trip to Hawaii

    Ways to save on your next trip to Hawaii
    "Who would go to Hawaii in June?" a friend asked when I talked about a trip I took to Maui last year. A travel writer on a budget, for one. I, too, was skeptical about the timing, but the weather was a perfect 70-80 degrees, with low humidity and...
  • Sampling the laid-back pleasures of Washington state's Lopez Island

    Sampling the laid-back pleasures of Washington state's Lopez Island
    LOPEZ ISLAND, Wash. - One hates to define a place by its cliches, but sometimes there's truth to be found. "On Lopez, everybody does 'The Wave,'" an Orcas Islander told me before I embarked for Lopez. It's a bit like what you see on the back roads of...