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  • The Best Ways To Save A Few Bucks On New England Slopes

    The Best Ways To Save A Few Bucks On New England Slopes

    With the arrival of November comes colder weather and the first flakes of snow, officially kicking off ski season. While for enthusiasts it’s the most wonderful time of the year, it also tends to be the most expensive, because for the most part, a day on the slopes doesn’t come cheap. There are,...

  • When It's All About The Hotel, Not The Destination

    When It's All About The Hotel, Not The Destination

    For many travelers, hotels are nothing more than a generic place to sleep and store their luggage while they spend their days exploring exotic locales. In some cases, however, the accommodations steal the show. From doing jail time to sleeping in a treehouse, these unique hotels and inns from New...

  • Why Delray? A Beautiful Beach And A Bustling Avenue

    Why Delray? A Beautiful Beach And A Bustling Avenue

    In the 1980s Delray Beach was sadly saddled with the nickname “Dullray Beach,” reflective of a reputation as a dowdy, rundown Palm Beach County ocean side Florida town full of vacant buildings, high crime, racial tension, dysfunctional politics and a crumbling infrastructure. The list of problems...

  • Hitting the slopes in Lake Tahoe

    Hitting the slopes in Lake Tahoe

    The Lake Tahoe area is rich in ski resorts, with plenty of powder for the pros and recreational skiers alike.

  • 10 best airports to sleep in

    10 best airports to sleep in

    Missed connections, weather delays and technical difficulties -- any or all can mean having to catch some shut-eye in an airport. These are the top 10 to slumber in, according to the annual survey by The Guide to Sleeping in Airports.

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  • Kennebunkport: Maine Coastline Towns Extend Tourist Season

    Kennebunkport: Maine Coastline Towns Extend Tourist Season

    Yep, Labor Day has come and gone and so has what most consider the primo vacation season in New England, especially when it comes to grabbing the suntan lotion and heading to the beach. But if you are still dreaming about that seashore vacation missed, say maybe along those Maine coastal towns...

  • Chasing Fitness And Foliage On Foot In New England

    Chasing Fitness And Foliage On Foot In New England

    Here's a novel way to enjoy autumn in New England: While the trees are dropping their leaves, you can be shedding some pounds and getting in your steps. Activate the "Health" app on your iPhone, don a light jacket, unleash your inner multitasker and you're good to go. Powered by the same GPS technology...

  • The Enduring Legacy Of Lizzy Borden: The Curious Continue To Flock To Fall River

    The Enduring Legacy Of Lizzy Borden: The Curious Continue To Flock To Fall River

    Most everyone has heard some version of the old nursery rhyme that has Lizzie Borden giving her mother "40 whacks" with an ax, and her father, one more than that. Much like the real-life case itself, it's withstood the test of time. Whether it's because the murders of Andrew and Abby Borden were...

  • Disney's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party A Grand, Spooky Affair

    Disney's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party A Grand, Spooky Affair

    It's quarter past 9 and a voice cuts through the darkness, issuing an ominous warning. With a glowing pumpkin to light the way, he's lurking to find his perfect prey. He's the bringer of Halloween fear. Beware, the Headless Horseman is here! A hush falls over the throngs of expectant people lining...

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  • A Connecticut Pilgrimage To Machu Picchu

    A Connecticut Pilgrimage To Machu Picchu

    Lucretia Bingham is on her fourth pilgrimage to Machu Picchu, the "lost city" of the Incas that her grandfather "found" in 1911 and then brought to the attention of the world. A young Peruvian boy led Hiram Bingham III to the overgrown citadel in the jungle. The name Bingham, an historical footnote...

  • Connecticut-Based Group Headed On Cross-Country Tour To Promote Upcoming Eclipse

    Connecticut-Based Group Headed On Cross-Country Tour To Promote Upcoming Eclipse

    If you’ve never been in the path of totality of a solar eclipse, it can be a hard thing to describe. As the moon passes in front of the sun, an area about 70 miles wide is plunged into darkness – and it’s an experience unlike anything else. But Paul Cox, the observatory and chief astronomical officer...

  • Newport, R.I.: Indulge In Luxury Living And The Best Of Jazz

    Newport, R.I.: Indulge In Luxury Living And The Best Of Jazz

    If you're looking for a vacation with sights and sounds you won't find elsewhere, Newport, R.I., is hard to beat. Throughout the year, "the city by the sea" as it's called, draws fans of "Downton Abbey" and the Gilded Age, who come to tour spectacular turn-of-the-century mansions, feast on fresh...

  • Saratoga Springs Offers Victorian Architecture, 'Health, History, Horses'

    Saratoga Springs Offers Victorian Architecture, 'Health, History, Horses'

    If you think wellness vacations are a new phenomenon, a trip to Saratoga Springs will prove you wrong. Travelers have been heading to the charming city in upstate New York for more than 200 years, drawn by the purported healing powers of the area's mineral springs. In the mid-1800s, Saratoga was...

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