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Tourism and Leisure

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  • Exploring the real, rugged Santa Catalina Island

    Exploring the real, rugged Santa Catalina Island
    Our Jeep rumbled along a steep road, climbing the rugged hills beyond this resort town. It was early morning, and a misty fog bank separated the island of Santa Catalina from mainland California, shrouding our view of sea and sky. But as we topped a...
  • New and different ways to see Catalina

    New and different ways to see Catalina
    Tired of L.A.’s crammed beaches and gridlocked highways? A one-hour ferry ride to the island of Santa Catalina gives visitors lots of opportunities to see animals in the wild, to discover windswept, deserted beaches and to see panoramic views of...
  • Seniors on the Go: AARP's new website adds trip finder option

    Seniors on the Go: AARP's new website adds trip finder option
    AARP recently mounted a complete website do-over -- not just travel; everything. But travel did get some updates that you might find useful. The biggest addition is a "Trip Finder" application that makes destination suggestions based on parameters you...
  • L.A. County tourism broke records, supported more jobs in 2013

    L.A. County tourism broke records, supported more jobs in 2013
    A record-breaking year for tourism in Los Angeles County in 2013 was also responsible for an increase in tourism-related jobs and spending. The 42.2 million visitors to L.A. County in 2013, a 2.5% increase from the previous year, supported 436,700 jobs,...
  • Guilford centennial celebration to end with benefit gala for Sherwood Gardens

    Guilford centennial celebration to end with benefit gala for Sherwood Gardens
    "This started a year ago," Ann Giroux said, surrounded by gift bags and silent auction items in her Greenway mansion with its tulip-lined walkway overlooking Sherwood Gardens. Giroux was referring to the planning for the Champagne and Tulips Gala on...
  • Chef education tours resume on Chesapeake Bay

    Chef education tours resume on Chesapeake Bay
    The Maryland Seafood Marketing Program, an effort of the state's Department of Natural Resources, has started up its fourth season of chef education tours.  The tours offer culinary professionals an opportunity to see Chesapeake seafood products up...
  • A guide to walking tours in Chicago, Evanston

    A guide to walking tours in Chicago, Evanston
    How many times has this happened to you? You're taking out-of-town visitors around the Loop or another popular neighborhood, and they point to a building you've seen thousands of times before and ask "What's that?" You hem and haw while your credibility...
  • Hancock's new 'Tilt!' puts you over the edge

    Hancock's new 'Tilt!' puts you over the edge
    Step into the new Tilt! attraction on the 94th floor of the John Hancock Center and at first nothing happens. You are holding big metal bars. You are peering through a full-length window. But you know what is about to occur, and your insides, you are...
  • Tom Cruise to Visit Three Countries In One Day for 'Edge of Tomorrow' Premieres

    Tom Cruise is known in Hollywood as one of the hardest working stars in the business. At last year's Produced By Conference, he claimed to have come up with the idea of holding red carpet premieres in cities all over the world. He's about to outdo himself...
  • Beer Making Is King In And Around Boston

    Beer Making Is King In And Around Boston
    BOSTON — This classic New England city, and surrounding area, has long been a hotbed of radical beer-making. In the 1980s the area was the launching point for Samuel Adams beer that was the first craft beer brand to truly succeed on a national...
  • Broward poised to see 14 million tourists in 2014, officials say

    Buoyed by a record performance in 2013, Broward County is poised to welcome 14 million tourists this year, the region's tourism czar predicted Thursday. And for 2015, the goal is to reach 15 million. "We're on the brink of 14 million visitors in 2014,...