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Supercharged Travel Destinations To Build Brainpower

Kids and their parents know it’s cool to be smart. Here are five places that will supercharge your family’s brainpower. 1. Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago Encouraging curiosity and celebrating questions, this is the place to see a German submarine, understand how tornados and avalanches...

  • A Sailing Adventure Along The Coast Of Maine Aboard A Historic Schooner

    A Sailing Adventure Along The Coast Of Maine Aboard A Historic Schooner

    The unspoiled beauty of Maine, the freedom of sailing on open water and relaxation is what my wife Terri said for years would make for the perfect vacation. The enviable troika are finally checked off the bucket list as she experienced her favorite trip ever when we traveled throughout Maine’s...

  • Your Pup Is Royalty At Museum Of Dog

    Your Pup Is Royalty At Museum Of Dog

    Pet-friendly outings usually don’t include visits to museums, which are famously protective of their precious possessions. The newest museum in the gallery-packed Berkshires region of Massachusetts is a charming exception: a fun collection of artworks and artifacts about dogs — even some artworks...

  • Philadelphia Emerges As Colorful Travel Destination

    Philadelphia Emerges As Colorful Travel Destination

    An inordinate amount of confetti lined the streets of Philadelphia this winter after two championship parades celebrated the Eagles’ first Super Bowl win and the Villanova Wildcats’ victory as champions of the Big East Men's Basketball Tournament. The title-starved masses were sated. The nation’s...

Cherry blossoms reach full bloom in Tokyo

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's famous cherry blossoms have reached full bloom in Tokyo as spring-like weather descends on the nation's capital. Crowds flocked Monday to popular spots in much of Japan to enjoy the sea of delicate pink and white blooms. Some laid down picnic sheets at Shinjuku Gyoen, a former...More

  • TripAdvisor's top 10 U.S. travel experiences

    TripAdvisor's top 10 U.S. travel experiences

    Some travelers swear by guided tours; others prefer exploring solo on their own schedule. TripAdvisor's 2017 list of the most popular U.S. travel experiences has a little something for everyone. The attractions, tours and activities were ranked by both international and American travelers. From...

  • 9 private islands you can rent

    9 private islands you can rent

    Ever have the urge to get away from it all, escape the everyday hustle and bustle, and sit alone on an island with not another human being in sight?  Consider it done with these private islands available for rent on Airbnb, a worldwide accommodations booking site. Some of these secluded locales...

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  • 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...

  • Walking in Memphis, visitors retrace Martin Luther King Jr.'s footsteps

    Walking In Memphis, Visitors Retrace MLK's Steps

    Shortly after noon, as Sunday services at Memphis’ abundant churches conclude, another gathering of the faithful is getting underway at a restaurant popular for its soul food.

  • 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...

  • 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...

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  • Après-Ski: The Fun Begins When The Skiing Ends At These New England Destinations

    Après-Ski: The Fun Begins When The Skiing Ends At These New England Destinations

    Ooh, la la. It’s hardly a surprise that it’s the French who coined the term, “après-ski” considering they’re among some of the first Europeans to have widely embraced the sport back in the 1900s. “After ski,” as it translates, describes the imbibing, merriment, and social activities that follow...

  • 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,...

  • 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...

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