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Whiskey, wool and walking in Scotland

ABERLOUR, Scotland Forget the three Rs. I went to Speyside, Scotland’s “single-malt capital of the world,” to brush up on the three Ws: whiskey, wool and walking. Striding beside the River Spey on...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Travel

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American Airlines to sell restricted ‘basic economy’ ticket

DALLAS – The evolution of a caste system in the economy cabin of jetliners is deepening, with passengers divided and treated differently based on how much they are willing to pay the airline....

DATE: Jan. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Travel

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Harriet Tubman National Historical Park becomes reality

AUBURN, N.Y. – Federal parks officials have formally established the Harriet Tubman National Historical Park in upstate New York. Members of the state’s congressional delegation joined U.S....

DATE: Jan. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Travel

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Lunar New Year 2017 events from NYC to Disney to Vegas

NEW YORK – Lunar New Year begins Jan. 28, kicking off the year of the rooster. The holiday is observed in China, Vietnam and other Asian countries, but a number of U.S. destinations from New York...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Travel

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Destinations for the next generation of road-trippers on Route 66

In case you’ve forgotten the lyrics to “(Get Your Kicks on) Route 66,” here’s a refresher: Now, you go through Saint Louie And Joplin, Missouri And Oklahoma City looks mighty pretty, you’ll see...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Travel

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Tips for traveling the length of the Mother Road

Driving Route 66 sounds so simple: Pick up the road in Chicago and follow it 2,448 miles to Los Angeles. If only. The patchwork of roads zigs and zags, switches names and numbers, and sometimes...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Travel

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Frommer’s marks 60 years of guidebooks

NEW YORK – This year the legendary travel guidebook writer Arthur Frommer celebrates 60 years since the publication of his 1957 book, Europe on $5 a Day. Frommer began writing about travel while...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Travel

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Ski industry targeting millennials to keep coffers intact

WILMINGTON, N.Y. – When Aaron Kellett peers out the window of his office at Whiteface Mountain, these days he’s usually smiling. “My office is right next to our beginner trail, and when I look out...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Travel

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Ski industry skews big, so smaller resorts tout authenticity

DENVER A budget ski resort in western Colorado came up with an eye-popping offer – a $700 lift ticket, the most expensive in the nation. Only this lift ticket comes with a sweet bonus: a pair of...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Travel

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Powder paradise: At Deer Valley, the woods beckon

PARK CITY, Utah – Skiers who’ve ducked into the trees at Deer Valley know that this mountain resort, for all its luxury accommodations and film-star guests, isn’t just a pretty place. The powder...

DATE: Jan. 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Travel

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No winter lull at Zion National Park in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY – Officials at southern Utah’s Zion National Park say they’re being overrun by visitors, even during the usual winter lull. Rangers had to block tour buses and oversize vehicles from...

DATE: Jan. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Travel

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America’s Rust Belt: A political force and a destination

Here’s why tourists should take the Rust Belt as seriously as politicians: Because the food, art and sightseeing in “flyover country” is well worth your precious vacation days – not to mention...

DATE: Jan. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Travel