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Tourism and Leisure

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  • Day trip: Northern Neck holds history, wineries and beautiful countryside

    There are two types of day-trippers in my mind — those who meticulously research and map out their adventure, and those that who out to explore with no itinerary in mind. I'm somewhere in between. For a day trip to the Northern Neck, I picked...
  • Readers Weigh In On Favorite Cape Cod Destinations

    Readers Weigh In On Favorite Cape Cod Destinations
    A few weeks ago, I did a story on making a Cape Cod bucket list — and it included a number of must- see, don't-miss things to do when visiting the popular vacation destination. Since then, I've received numerous emails from readers questioning...
  • Harley, Indian go head-to-head at Sturgis rally

    Harley, Indian go head-to-head at Sturgis rally
    The battle for the American highway heated up late last week as road king Harley-Davidson and challenger Indian Motorcycles used the annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally to reveal smart-looking new motorcycles. Indian fired the first round. On the run-up...
  • Chart a course for adventure on the Chicago River

    Chart a course for adventure on the Chicago River
    A few years ago, just a splash from the Chicago River would have triggered calls to Poison Control. Now, the river is slowly putting its toxic past behind it and welcoming fish and humans—even the young and permeable of pore—to ply its waters....
  • Hawaii governor faces tough contest in primary election before hurricane

    Hawaii governor faces tough contest in primary election before hurricane
    Hawaii voters went to the polls on Saturday for the state's primary election as local authorities and residents rushed to clean up debris from one tropical storm with only a day to prepare for an approaching hurricane. Voters are to decide a Democratic...
  • Camping in Vegas? You can hitch up your RV near the Strip – for now

    Camping in Vegas? You can hitch up your RV near the Strip – for now
    Canadians Harley and Linda Sponagle are in the midst of a cross-continental camping adventure, navigating 15,000 miles of blue highway across North America before ending where they began, in Nova Scotia. Their 1995 Pleasure Way van with the "Visit...
  • Do top-flight, foreign airlines get unfair lift in U.S.?

     Do top-flight, foreign airlines get unfair lift in U.S.?
    The world's highest-rated overseas airlines have entered the Chicago market in recent years, including one last week, highlighting economic opportunity for Chicago but also fueling controversy about whether foreign carriers have an unfair advantage over...
  • Dave and Sue Sweet: Best tour guides ever in Europe

    I spent 17 blissful days touring the unspoiled countryside of France with Dave and Sue Sweet, based in New Zealand. We stayed in a beautiful châteaux in the middle of peaceful meadows. This charming duo has been running small-group tours (only six people)...
  • Meet Jason Travis, the movie buff in our midst

    Meet Jason Travis, the movie buff in our midst
    In the early days of the tourist boom that now has the city awash in bus-boat-foot tours, clogging the summer sidewalks, streets and river, I remember a "guide" on one of the boat tours who had, shall we say, a unique take on our town. He would point to...
  • Apopka eyes major new residential project

    Apopka eyes major new residential project
    Avian Pointe, a new residential community proposed for Apopka's west side, was drafted with the city's future in mind. The 95-acre project, unveiled to the public this week, would sit near State Road 429 just two miles from the future site of Florida...
  • Road Glide fans glad Harley bike is back

    Jay Johnson has been on many journeys with his Harley-Davidson Road Glide, including a 600-mile round trip to Marquette, Mich., for a Big Boy hamburger that he couldn't find any closer to home. On another road trip, in the South, Johnson and his bike...