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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Ships to slow down off California to save whales and cut pollution

    Ships to slow down off California to save whales and cut pollution
    A program being launched off the California coast this summer will tackle two environmental problems posed by thousands of cargo ships that ferry goods to and from the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach each year: Not only are the hulking vessels major...
  • 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)...
  • 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...
  • Tourism guru shares journey to creating a destination

    Tourism guru shares journey to creating a destination
    Roger Brooks travels 350 days per year and spends most of them trying to create a place where you want to be. Brooks, 61, a tourism consultant, has worked with more than 1,000 destinations in 45 states and places abroad since the early 1980s. This is an...
  • Virginia's local craft beer industry on the rise

    Virginia's local craft beer industry on the rise
    Virginia has become a magnet for the craft beer industry, according to the Virginia Tourism Corporation. The state now has 82 breweries with more opening every year, says the state agency, which has designated August as Virginia Craft Beer Month. A...
  • 10 iconic Caribbean sights to see on your next vacation

    Florida’s “backyard,” the Caribbean, is filled with iconic sights. Here are our 10 favorites — in no particular order — you may wish to check out during your next cruise or trip to the islands: ·Dunn’s River Falls,...
  • Baltimore's tourism industry sees growth in 2013

    Baltimore's tourism industry sees growth in 2013
    The city's tourism industry grew last year, according to Visit Baltimore's annual report, with 23.9 million visitors spending more than $5 billion in 2013. The report, which was released Tuesday, found that visitors to Baltimore were up 2.6 percent from...
  • Nice alternatives to some well-trodden tourist spots

    Nice alternatives to some well-trodden tourist spots
    For decades, visits to New York City have meant Broadway shows, Fifth Avenue shopping and slack-jawed stops at Times Square and the Statue of Liberty. Those experiences will always remain quintessential New York, but for the last year the city's tourism...