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Washington (U.S. state)

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  • Visiting Virginia's Civil War sites

    THE BEST WAY TO VIRGINIA'S CIVIL WAR SITES From LAX, nonstop service to Washington Dulles (in Virginia) is offered on United, American and Virgin America; direct service (stop, no change of plane) is offered on Southwest, and connecting service (change...
  • Missouri's bloody Civil War battles

    Missouri's bloody Civil War battles
    "Split state" used to sound simple to me, as though it were 50-50, North versus South, nice tidy halves. But Missouri wasn't just split in the Civil War. It was shattered. Rifts ran through every level of society all over the state — through...
  • A Civil War road trip

    A Civil War road trip
    Ken Burns, whose landmark documentary on the Civil War established him as one of its quintessential authorities, thinks there's no better way to get a sense of the Civil War than to visit its battlefields, museums and national parks. "When we go to Civil...
  • Not all camps are just for kids

    Not all camps are just for kids
    Baseball fantasy camp? Rock 'n' roll camp? Ballroom dance camp? Oh, man up. If you're an adventurous guy looking for a summer camp, you need to check out the Arizona Cowboy College. Cubicle jockeys can learn cowboy skills at one of the weeklong sessions...
  • How to eat well, and cheaply, in Taipei

    How to eat well, and cheaply, in Taipei
    There are two rules I follow when traveling: If your taxi driver suggests a cool local spot, listen to him. And if you see a line of locals outside an eatery, go there. On a recent visit to Taipei, Taiwan, these rules led me to some truly revelatory food...
  • President Obama to attend Endeavour shuttle launch

    President Obama to attend Endeavour shuttle launch
    President Obama plans to attend the April 29 launch of space shuttle Endeavour, adding even more star power to NASA's second-to-last shuttle launch, according to a White House official. The president will bring his wife, Michelle, and two daughters,...
  • It's a jungle all right in Guyana

    It's a jungle all right in Guyana
    Wary of jaguars, Wally Prince creeps around a cave formed by overhanging boulders. A few small bats drop from the rocks, flutter about and find new resting places. Our guide, a native of Guyana, is a man on a mission. "Watch out for pit vipers," he says,...
  • N.Y.'s past comes to life

    N.Y.'s past comes to life
    The past is another country, or so goes the saying. In this wonderful and entertaining guide to what once was, author James Roman captures the heart and soul of an older New York. Museyon, the New York-based independent publisher, is known for its...
  • 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)...
  • The Frugal Traveler: Seattle on a Shoestring

    The Frugal Traveler: Seattle on a Shoestring
    If scenes of the Space Needle and Seattle Aquarium have you dreaming of a getaway to this seaside destination, I'm happy to report you'll be able to vacation there affordably. Here's the inside scoop from two Seattle experts. Food: Wise Bread writer...
  • News to use

    Here are some of the more interesting deals, websites and other travel tidbits that came across our desk recently: July 30 is the deadline to register to compete in the Epson World Shootout Underwater Photo Grand Prix. Both pro and amateur...