Outdoor recreation: California Gold Country

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Prospectors, schemers and dreamers left an enduring mark on the towns along Highway 49. I followed in their footsteps, exploring California’s historic gold country from Placerville to Groveland on a six-day road trip. The … [Read more...]

Cycling Holidays: Italy

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Bike around Italy’s famous Alpine lakes. The lake shores are dotted with beach parks, resorts, villas, quaint villages and Italian towns settled in Roman times. Ferries provide opportunities for seeing the lake shores, and … [Read more...]

Music, dance, theater: Oregon

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Oregon is the perfect venue for a relaxing six-day road trip for parents to take with their adult children. This itinerary starts at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland then continues to the wine country and … [Read more...]

Adventure Cruising: Norway

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The west coast of southern Norway and the coast of northern Norway are regarded as the cruise destinations of a lifetime. National Geographic listed the Norwegian fjords among the world’s top tourist attractions. Wild, … [Read more...]

Wonders of the World: Hawaii

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This 9-day itinerary gives celebration travelers all the must-know tips. Spend two days on Oahu at Waikiki, then seven days on Kauai. Read a celebration traveler's tale in Hawaii: Cinematic Adventures. Fly across Kauai … [Read more...]

Scenic Drives: Mexico, Nayarit

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Nayarit stretches along 192 miles of Pacific coastline cradled by the Sierra Madre Mountains. Tourists come for the culture, nature and water sports and forget to leave. European expats have opened galleries and shops in the … [Read more...]

Summer Recreation: Mammoth Lakes, California

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Every summer, outdoor enthusiasts from around the world are drawn to the Eastern Sierra’s high mountain peaks, crystal blue skies, alpine lakes and wilderness trails. To get the most from the short, sweet summer, stay in … [Read more...]

Ecotourism: Costa Rica

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Costa Rica only takes up .03 percent of the Earth's surface, but it possesses an astonishing four percent of the world’s biodiversity. Roughly the size of West Virginia with a mountainous spine that includes four major … [Read more...]

Luxury Travel: Ireland

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Ireland tourism thrives on the 80 million people worldwide who claim Irish ancestry, including 41 million Americans. This tour of southern Ireland includes poignant moments at the Rock of Cashel, Glendalough and Cobh. Other … [Read more...]

National Parks: Newfoundland, Canada

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Western Newfoundland is known for its powerful natural beauty, colorful fishing villages, Viking settlement, seaside cabins and moose burgers.  Scenic Route 430 travels the length of the Great Northern Peninsula. At Gros … [Read more...]