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Movie locations a tourism draw for Georgia communities

Movie locations a tourism draw for Georgia communities

SAVANNAH, Ga. — When Hollywood films a hit movie or TV show in Georgia, hardcore fans can bring in millions of tourism dollars when they come …

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Mountain-sea trail to get master plan, hiker guide

Mountain-sea trail to get master plan, hiker guide

RALEIGH, N.C. — One day, hikers will be able to step on a trail near one of Appalachia’s highest peaks and follow an off-road path that ranges…

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Big skyscapes

Big skyscapes

The shortest days of the year can start and end with some of the most spectacular big skyscapes.

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Jackson Hole ski resort looks to bring in families

Jackson Hole ski resort looks to bring in families

JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. — For decades, Jackson Hole’s reputation for its abundance of expert terrain — and relatively little else — preceded it.

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A tourist in Detroit: Motown, Coney dogs and art

A tourist in Detroit: Motown, Coney dogs and art

DETROIT — I arrived in a power outage, got a $45 parking ticket and drove past dozens of abandoned homes. But as a tourist on my first trip to…

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Weird museums: Travel off the beaten path

Weird museums: Travel off the beaten path

SEATTLE — Travelers looking for something beyond top attractions like the Space Needle in Seattle might consider adding a weird museum or two …

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5 Free Things: NYC lit up and lovely at Christmas

5 Free Things: NYC lit up and lovely at Christmas

NEW YORK — The Christmas season is one of New York City’s busiest times of year. Tickets for Broadway shows and hotel rooms go for premium pri…

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5 free things to do in Spokane, Wash.

5 free things to do in Spokane, Wash.

SPOKANE, Wash. — Spokane is Washington’s second-largest city, with its 210,000 residents living about 270 miles east of bigger, richer and bet…

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Diners eat up history at Va. homestead

BROADWAY, Va. — While for some, a candlelight dinner is a ticket to romance, at the John Kline Homestead it's a ticket to another time.

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Met Museum gets major gift of African-American art

Met Museum gets major gift of African-American art

NEW YORK — The Metropolitan Museum of Art has received a major gift of works by contemporary African-American artists from the South.

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5 free things in suburban Maryland just outside DC

SILVER SPRING, Md. — In the past 20 years, the Maryland suburbs just outside Washington, D.C., have boomed, and that population growth has bee…

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5 free things in and around Wilmington, Delaware

5 free things in and around Wilmington, Delaware

WILMINGTON, Del. — The history of Delaware’s largest city, Wilmington, stretches back to 1638, when a Swedish ship, the Kalmar Nyckel, landed …

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Mark Twain's town by the river a trip back in time

Mark Twain's town by the river a trip back in time

HANNIBAL, Mo. — Mark Twain only lived in Hannibal, Mo., for 13 years, but many of his most famous stories were inspired by this humble Midwest…

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Solvang, Calif.: Danish sweets and fine wine

Solvang, Calif.: Danish sweets and fine wine

SOLVANG, Calif. — As a Southern California native with a Danish dad and the tongue-twisting Danish name “Solvej,” I’ve always been asked, some…

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5 free things to do and see in Baltimore

5 free things to do and see in Baltimore

NEW YORK — Baltimore on a budget? Easy as Edgar Allan Poe. His gravesite is one of a number of memorable places that can be visited around thi…

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Halloween attractions up the scare factor

NEW YORK — Halloween seems to be getting scarier, with attractions going ever-more interactive and in-your-face.

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Oklahoma's Main Streets tell some unusual tales

Oklahoma's Main Streets tell some unusual tales

BOISE CITY, Okla. — Main Street is as American as baseball and apple pie. Classic Main Streets are a snapshot of traditional values, and they’…

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High-tech fun rivals view at Seattle Space Needle

High-tech fun rivals view at Seattle Space Needle

SEATTLE — Visitors to Seattle’s Space Needle are treated to a gorgeous view of this waterfront city when skies are clear and the sun is shining.

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Ghost towns of the Southwest

Ghost towns of the Southwest

DEATH VALLEY JUNCTION, Calif. — The Amargosa Hotel was once a hub of activity, the Spanish Colonial-style buildings filled with workers from t…

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Lady Bird's legacy lives on at wildflower center

Lady Bird's legacy lives on at wildflower center

AUSTIN, Texas — Visitors to the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in Austin, Texas, can stroll along paths featuring colorful blooms abuzz w…

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