| Jun 27, 2014
| 6:49 AM
Keep an ear out in July for a variety of sounds, from R&B in New Orleans to new music in Newfoundland, from Polynesian chants in the Pacific Northwest to yodeling in the Swiss Alps. Summer regattas make a splash too, with sailing craft, kayaks and even...
| 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
| 12:32 PM
The spot: 31s Street Beach and playground (3100 S. Lake Shore Drive, 312-742-5121, cpdbeaches.com/beaches/31st-Street-Beach)
Why it's a gem: The trifecta of an awesome ADA-accessible playground, beautiful beach with southern views of the skyline, and...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 3:48 PM
A multi-agency, multi-day search for a Potomac River kayaker was called off on Sunday after it was determined he had simply ditched his kayak and gone home — "oblivious" to the fact that authorities became alarmed after finding his kayak floating...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 7:55 PM
My retired dad visited recently, and we both love canoeing and saving money -- so where better to do both than at Crooked River Preserve near Clermont? The 64-acre preserve on the Palatlakaha River and Lake Louisa features 1.5 miles of hiking trails...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 6:53 AM
A New York man is recovering after a beaver dragged him from his kayak into the water and refused to let go, according to WHAM.
The beaver sunk its teeth into the man's arm and would only release when the kayak instructor hit it with a paddle. The...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Want to snorkel with sea lions in the GalÃ¡pagos? Photograph penguins in Antarctica? Fish for piranhas along the Amazon? You don't need to strap on a hiking pack and hire a local guide to penetrate these remote regions. In fact, getting to some of the...
| May 23, 2014
| 7:46 AM
Charles City County
Chickahominy Wildlife Management Area. Bird watching, hunting, fishing, shooting range, public boat access. An access permit is needed for visitors ages 17 and older who do not have a Virginia hunting or fishing license or boating...
| May 23, 2014
| 7:51 AM
With its many waterways, Hampton Roads is a dream for fishing enthusiasts. Fishing can be done from piers, shorelines and by boat, with plenty of saltwater and freshwater options.
It is important to know the licensing rules and fishing regulations...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 2:52 PM
Disney Cruise Line has been sailing to Alaska for several years, but 2014 will bring a new nine-night cruise that calls on Sitka, Alaska.
Today, Disney Cruise Line Port Adventures Manager Arnaldo Zanonato announced details of some of the port...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Hiking with a 50-pound backpack for the better part of a day is physically demanding, but doing so up the side of a mountain is exhausting. Wendy Cirko found that out the hard way.
She could have been sitting on a couch in her Bel Air home, watching TV,...