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  • Kid-friendly vacation ideas: Ropes course, schooner, water parks

    Kid-friendly vacation ideas: Ropes course, schooner, water parks
    If you'd like to know where your kids want to go this summer, just ask them. Sixty-three percent of U.S. parents say their children influenced where the family went on summer vacation, a 2014 Portrait of American Travelers report says. Before anyone...
  • Chicago competing for America's Cup

    Chicago has been under consideration as a host for the 2017 America's Cup regatta, one of the world's premier sporting events, since winter, said Don Wilson Jr., who is leading Chicago's host committee. "This winter, we were contacted by the America's...
  • Surging tourism drives sales of hotels

    Tourists aren't the only ones flocking to South Florida. As hotels fill up, investors are scooping up the properties, buoyed by higher room rates, the economic recovery and the loosening of lender financing, lodging real estate specialists say....
  • New chair at Visit Florida has killer whale history

    New chair at Visit Florida has killer whale history
    The new chairman at Visit Florida is no stranger to one of the state’s thorniest tourism controversies: killer whale captivity. Andrew Hertz, president and general manager of the Miami Seaquarium, will take over as chair of the state’s...
  • New Mexico: 50 must-eat stops on new Breakfast Burrito Byway

    New Mexico: 50 must-eat stops on new Breakfast Burrito Byway
    For anyone craving something more than a wellness vacation this year, think about a road trip to New Mexico on the freshly concocted Breakfast Burrito Byway. The itinerary includes 50 restaurants unveiled Monday by the state's tourism agency, which...
  • Cruising Down Under

    Cruising Down Under
    You can go to Iceland for hot pools. Chicago for art deco. Napa for wines. The Galapagos or Antarctica for penguins. Norway for cascading waterfalls. Miami's Wynwood section for graffiti. Minnesota for kayaking. But then, you also can see hot pools, art...
  • News to use

    News to use
    Here are some of the more interesting deals, websites and other travel tidbits that came across our desk recently: The Aer Lingus Vacation store has quickie trips to Dublin in November priced from $699 per person double occupancy. Included is round-trip...
  • Spending: cruise to an exotic destination

    Want to snorkel with sea lions in the Galápagos? 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...
  • Touring is favorite for The Voice star Dia Frampton

    Touring is favorite for The Voice star Dia Frampton
    The Voice Tour is coming to the Au-Rene Theater at the Broward Center in downtown Fort Lauderdale on Thursday, June 26.   Season 6 stars Josh Kaufman, Jake Worthington, Christina Grimmie, Kristen Merlin and Jake Barker will join Season 5’s...
  • The West of old, new and myth meet in Durango, Colo.

    The West of old, new and myth meet in Durango, Colo.
    Without railroads and mines, what would the American West be? Less populous, less prosperous, less polluted. And the town of Durango might not be anything at all. Durango, sporty and historic, stands 6,520 feet above sea level among the San Juan...
  • Gatorama trip recalls old Florida

    Gatorama trip recalls old Florida
    A few years ago, I pledged to finally make my first visit to Gatorland, the iconic old-school tourist attraction in Orlando. No, it hasn't happened yet. As a native Floridian, it pains me to admit that I've never stopped at Gatorland, home to the...