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  • Guest participation activities

    Jr. Belle program: At Cypress Gardens,the girls are beautiful and the days are long. During the day, you'll find Southern Belles leisurely strolling the gardens greeting guests. Since the girls seem to have so much fun dressing up like Southern Belles...
  • Summer by the numbers

    - One wakeboard and water ski park in South Florida -- Ski Rixen at Quiet Waters Park in Deerfield Beach. People 12 and older can enjoy wakeboarding, water skiing, surfing, knee boarding and more at Ski Rixen, which is open 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. every day...
  • Guide to Virgin Islands National Park

    GETTING THERE Fly direct from Chicago to Miami or San Juan, Puerto Rico, and then take a connecting flight to St. Thomas. From there, regular ferries leave for Cruz Bay in St. John from downtown Charlotte Amalie ($7 adults, $3 for children, one way,...
  • An escape to the North Woods

    Life is basic on a houseboat. That was just fine for the eight adults in our group. Like the words to an old song, we had "...the sun in the morning and the moon at night." We also had wolf howls and daily loon serenades. Swimming, water skiing and...
  • St. Martin on a weak dollar

    The word gleeful comes to mind. That was how I felt when I woke up the first morning at my hotel five minutes from Marigot, the French capital of the half-French, half-Dutch Caribbean island of St. Martin/St. Maarten. There wasn't a cloud in the...
  • Starved Rock is only the beginning of this adventure

    EDITOR'S NOTE The rates on enjoyillinois.com have changed since this article was printed. It still includes almost all of the activities below but with updated prices and additional options for travelers. Use the "Getaways" tab at the top of their...
  • Big rip

    Grant Washburn is conflicted by the change roiling his sport. And that's an unwelcome frame of mind in the world of big-wave riding, where, to paraphrase the late Mark Foo, if you hesitate, your worst fears will come true. Washburn is a respected local...
  • Gamers' Perks, or 'Playola'?

    Tom Ham has strapped himself into the back seat of a barrel-rolling fighter jet. He has duked it out in a Las Vegas boxing ring. He has tumbled thousands of feet in free fall from a plane. He has spent the night in a creepy medieval castle in England. And...
  • The outer limits

    When Jaws gets big, the earth shakes. When Jaws gets big, ominous shadows are cast over the reef and everything else . . . gets really small. When Jaws gets big, says veteran big-wave surfer Charlie Walker, "It can hold you down beyond what you're...