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Tourism and Leisure

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  • 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...
  • Don't pave paradise [Commentary]

    Don't pave paradise [Commentary]
    Two years ago I moved to Baltimore, where the roads are littered with pot holes (and litter) — I should know because I've had to circle them to find parking. Two of my housemates have had their cars broken into, my high taxes make my escrow payments...
  • Norwich Historical Society offers free walking tours this month

    Saturday, Aug. 9, marks the fifth of six monthly walks sponsored by the Norwich Historical Society this year. These Second Saturday Walking Tours kicked off with Tricia Staley's "Millionaires Mile" in April and continued with Dave Oat's "Norwich's Rich...
  • Florida's thriving tourism adds more jobs in 2013, report says

    Tourism was a big job creator in Florida in 2013, according to a report released Monday from Florida TaxWatch. Nearly 76,000 jobs were generated in the state because of investment in the tourism sector, the report from the nonprofit, nonpartisan...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Special Tours At Bellamy-Ferriday House And Garden

    Connecticut Landmarks' Bellamy-Ferriday House & Garden in Bethlehem will present two specialty house tours - a Family Tour and an Architecture & Furniture Tour - during the months of August and September. The Family Tour includes a short tour of the...
  • Upcoming Events: Garden Tours, Concert In The Garden, SolarFest

    Upcoming Events: Garden Tours, Concert In The Garden, SolarFest
    Elizabeth Park Events Annual Garden Tour: Join Bob Prill for a tour of the Annual Garden in mid-summer Tuesday, Aug. 5, 6 p.m.. Free. Information: http://www.elizabethparkct.org and 860-231-9443860-231-9443. Wednesday Summer Concert Series: Listen...
  • Charlene Donchez Mowers and Matt Elliott: Continue preserving historic areas, national parks

    Families are taking summer vacations at many of our country's fabulous national parks, monuments and historic sites. Protecting these important historic and scenic places for the next generation is one of the best ideas our country has ever had, and...
  • American Airlines next stop: Cap-Ha�tien, Haiti

    Haiti's historical mecca is expanding to the world. After a modified 757 transporting then Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in October 2012 became the first large aircraft to touch down on its runway in decades, Cap-Haitien will soon welcome similarly...
  • Dive deep for historic riches at home or on vacation travels

    Each week, "Florida Flashback" celebrates our area's past and its preservation. When we travel, we take that love of history along, of course. So here's a vacation postcard from a recent visit to the other west coast — to Monterey Bay in California,...
  • They built it for a movie, and people keep coming to Field of Dreams

    They built it for a movie, and people keep coming to Field of Dreams
    Heaven has no gates, only a small wooden sign draped by a cluster of corn on the side of a narrow and winding farm road. Heaven is easily attained, just make a left turn at the sign and rumble over a stretch of gravel to a simple clearing below a...
  • 2 Americans say they'll face trial soon in North Korea, seek U.S. help

    Two Americans detained in North Korea expect to be tried soon, they told the Associated Press on Friday, and are pleading with the U.S. government to obtain their release. Jeffrey Fowle and Matthew Miller, who were detained three months ago, told an...