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  • Life lessons from the pros

    Life lessons from the pros
    If you could ask the top experts in the world of self-help just one question, what would it be? It's not often that so many of them can be found in one place at one time, but on June 10 in Chicago, you can find some of the top authors in the genre at the...
  • 10 family-friendly places to visit in the West

    10 family-friendly places to visit in the West
    Man does not live by bread alone, and families can't count on theme parks for all their adventures. Here are 10 relatively unthemed Western destinations, all best enjoyed in the company of a 10-year-old: Cable cars, San Francisco: Of the three routes...
  • Shop for snowshoes like a pro

    Shop for snowshoes like a pro
    If you've spent time wandering through deep untracked snow, you may have entertained the idea of stepping into a pair of snowshoes. By strapping on the shoes, deep, snow-packed landscapes suddenly become open to adventure. "It's one of the most...
  • 2011 vacation dreams and realities: What readers said

    We asked readers where they would go if money and time were no object, and where they were likely to go in 2011. Thailand for dental work, one said. A trip with a friend to France, another said. Here are some of the other responses. Bon voyage! Waking in...
  • Trailer accommodations in Joshua Tree

    Trailer accommodations in Joshua Tree
    I had my doubts as I turned off the isolated highway onto the sandy open desert. "Drive three miles, then make a left?" I wondered out loud while reading the directions, as my car bounced over mounds of sand, mimicking one of those souped-up cars in a...
  • The posh breed of chocolate Easter bunnies

    The posh breed of chocolate Easter bunnies
    It's spring, and probably the most welcomed of the season's animals is the bunny — specifically, the chocolate bunny. No mass-produced creatures, these bunnies are made and sold by small, independent chocolatiers and chocolate shops. Grab your...
  • Got plans to travel? Be careful about buying travel insurance

    Recent Florida investigations reveal consumers should be very careful about which companies they buy travel insurance from, as state law requires such companies to be registered and licensed with the state. Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff AtwaterÂ’...
  • Reality check for beginning skiers

    Reality check for beginning skiers
    Call it a mini-crisis. It was my fourth day of skiing — ever — and Vail Mountain was getting pounded with snow. Standing at the base, I watched my buddies charge hard for the iconic back bowls. As a newbie and still unsure on skis, I...
  • State tourism offices

    States and many U.S. territories have tourism offices to help visitors. When requesting travel literature, be as specific as possible. Alabama: Alabama Tourism Department, 401 Adams Ave., Suite 126, P.O. Box 4927, Montgomery, AL 36103; (800) 252-2262...
  • In New Zealand, less is a lot more

    In New Zealand, less is a lot more
    The fact many people know about New Zealand is that it has 10 sheep for each person. But what does that really mean to this island nation the size of Colorado and its 4 million people? First, there are no crowds, or weren't during our spring visit. Not...
  • Gasoline prices in western states

    Gasoline prices per gallon in the West* Arizona$3.58 California 3.93 Colorado 3.66 Hawaii 4.04 Idaho 3.71 Montana 3.77 Nevada 3.71 New Mexico 3.61 Oregon 3.84 Texas 3.57 Utah 3.61 Washington 3.88 Wyoming 3.66 *Source: AAA; prices (rounded)...