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Hotels Online – Southwest Airlines Co. enhances reservations system

Hotels Online – Southwest Airlines Co. enhances reservations system – Brief Article Southwest Airlines has added hotel reservations to its on-line reservation service at www.southwest.com. On-line customers may reserve a hotel room by selecting a city, dates, number of guests, desired amenities, and distance from the airport. A list of hotels and rates is then […]

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Cruising America: intimate vessels offer relaxing voyages that showcase historical highlights and scenic splendor

Cruising America: intimate vessels offer relaxing voyages that showcase historical highlights and scenic splendor – cruising the inland waterways M.T. Schwartzman Henry Hudson did it. Lewis and Clark, too. And to this day, there’s no better way to discover America than by its inland or coastal waterways. A cruise of our nation’s rivers and lakes […]

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A Short Drive from … JACKSON – Jackson, Mississippi, travel highlights

A Short Drive from … JACKSON – Jackson, Mississippi, travel highlights – Brief Article Darlene P. Copp Seen the city? Then head on out for the following attractions (shown with approximate mile distances from city center) This year, Mississippi’s capital city of Jackson hosts its third international exposition since 1996. “The Majesty of Spain,” closing […]

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day trips from Portland spotlight waterfalls, wineries, and stunning Pacific panoramas

Oregon Odysseys: day trips from Portland spotlight waterfalls, wineries, and stunning Pacific panoramas Dave G. Houser PERENNIALLY DESIGNATED ONE of America’s most livable cities, Portland, Oregon, lays waste to the old adage “nice place to visit but I wouldn’t want to live there.” The corollary to that, of course, is that Portland is a downright […]

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Pennsylvania’s Poconos

Pennsylvania’s Poconos Paul Hurd This refreshing mountain empire is one of the East’s favorite escape hatches Our flight touches down at the busy Newark Airport in New Jersey. The terminal is a hubbub of activity. The airport is surrounded by urban everything! The skyline of New York looms just across the Hudson. I’m in the […]

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North Carolina – Haywood County

North Carolina – Haywood County – Brief Article Haywood County, “Gateway to the Smoky Mountains, “tracks its fall calendar with special events celebrating mountain culture. Highlights include the Maggie Valley Arts and Crafts Festival (Oct. 18-19), America’s Clogging Hall of Fame Competition (Oct. 25-26) in Maggie Valley, and Haywood County Apple Harvest Festival (Oct.18) in […]

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America’s Safari parks: for those in search of African-style adventure, here’s something to roar about!

America’s Safari parks: for those in search of African-style adventure, here’s something to roar about! Randy Mink The horizons may not be thick with thundering herds, but it’s still a jungle out there. At southern Florida’s Lion Country Safari, where wild animals roam as freely as they do on the plains of East Africa, there’s […]

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Down By The Riverside

Down By The Riverside Alice Ross Riverwalks, overflowing with ambience and recreational allures, bring new life to older cities If I had to select some earthly places where I might spend eternity, high on my list would be San Antonio’s River Walk. I’d drift along the river in one of the little cruisers, past the […]

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come fall in the Missouri Ozarks, the nation’s music show capital takes on a special glow

Branson’s best season: come fall in the Missouri Ozarks, the nation’s music show capital takes on a special glow Randy Mink UNLESS YOU’VE BEEN TO Branson, you’ve probably never heard of Shoji Tabuchi, a master fiddler from Japan who sports spangly jackets and a n]op of black hair. Night after night, his variety show, a […]

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Sunline toy hauler

Sunline toy hauler Nancy Baren Miller The new T-2675 Tran-Sport travel trailer, recently introduced by Sunline Coach Company of Denver, Pennsylvania, combines living space with a 93″ x 70″ rear cargo area perfect for hauling motorcycles, bicycles, ATVs, and other toys. The side-entry ramp accessing the cargo compartment is an industry first. The trait has […]