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Spring brings a slew of special deals for families wanting to relax, recharge and regroup with their peeps
Spring brings a slew of special deals for families wanting to relax, recharge and regroup with their peeps

Keep calm. It's almost spring break.The upcoming school holiday — a little later in some districts this year because religious holidays with which they sometimes coincide don’t occur until early to mid-April — is a good  time to embark on a family adventure. Whether...

After an electrifying World Series, spring training has a little extra spark this year. Will you be there?
After an electrifying World Series, spring training has a little extra spark this year. Will you be there?

The Chicago Cubs’ dramatic come-from-behind win to clinch the 2016 World Series electrified baseball fans, and the energy it generated promises to carry over to spring training for those who come to watch the Dodgers and Angels in Arizona’s...

World War II Museum captures all that was gained, and lost, in a conflict that still fascinates
World War II Museum captures all that was gained, and lost, in a conflict that still fascinates
For the budget traveler who wants a little luxury, an Asian vacation may be the ticket thanks to an emerging home rental market
For the budget traveler who wants a little luxury, an Asian vacation may be the ticket thanks to an emerging home rental market
Where to eat in New Orleans, from comfort food to haute cuisine
Where to eat in New Orleans, from comfort food to haute cuisine
Really? 'Hollywood Burbank Airport' is catchier than the name of Bob Hope, a comic actor who entertained millions?
Really? 'Hollywood Burbank Airport' is catchier than the name of Bob Hope, a comic actor who entertained millions?

The article “Fun Flying With You, Bob Hope” [by Mary Forgione, Feb. 19] notes that for the last decade, the facility in Burbank has been known as Bob Hope Airport.Now it’s changing to Hollywood Burbank Airport, because the name is said to be catchier...

Universal Orlando ticket prices increase
Universal Orlando ticket prices increase

Following Walt Disney World's lead, Universal Orlando has raised its ticket prices.Current one-day single-park admission now starts at $110, up from $105. Park-to-park tickets start at $165, up from $155.Kids get a $5 discount.Prices vary by time of year....

Highway 1 road trip is now a two-parter after storm-battered Big Sur bridge cracks and slides
Highway 1 road trip is now a two-parter after storm-battered Big Sur bridge cracks and slides
Round trip to Big D is just $168 on Southwest from LAX, and it's good through September
Round trip to Big D is just $168 on Southwest from LAX, and it's good through September
This road race in the Nevada desert is 400 miles of hell--and wickedly good fun
This road race in the Nevada desert is 400 miles of hell--and wickedly good fun
Gerry Frank's picks: Find the best baked goods at Cannon Beach Bakery and Grand Central Bakery
Gerry Frank's picks: Find the best baked goods at Cannon Beach Bakery and Grand Central Bakery

It's safe to say Cannon Beach Bakery (240 N. Hemlock Street, Cannon Beach; 503-436-0399; cannonbeachbakery.com) knows what they're doing with over 50 years in the business and four generations of bakers under their belt. Begin your morning routine with...

Tales from a train: Travelers share stories of their journey
Tales from a train: Travelers share stories of their journey

Where are you traveling on this train? And where are you traveling in life? 4 Months Ago6 Months Ago7 Months AgoI traveled around the U.S. on Amtrak for two weeks — beginning in Orlando on Jan. 17 and stopping in New York, Chicago, San Francisco, El Paso...

Historic home of late Florida Gov. LeRoy Collins finally opening
Historic home of late Florida Gov. LeRoy Collins finally opening
Planning a visit to Cuba? You better find a guy to help you
Planning a visit to Cuba? You better find a guy to help you
Timber companies sue over expansion of Oregon monument
Timber companies sue over expansion of Oregon monument
San Francisco marks 24.5 inches of rain since Oct. 1 as new storm lands
San Francisco marks 24.5 inches of rain since Oct. 1 as new storm lands

SAN FRANCISCO -- Downpours swelled creeks and rivers Monday in Northern California, threatening to cause even more flooding in the already soggy region.In the San Joaquin Valley, residents were patrolling levees for signs of danger, reviewing evacuation plans...

How to see the Oregon Shakespeare Festival on the cheap
How to see the Oregon Shakespeare Festival on the cheap

Seeing the world-renowned Oregon Shakespeare festival can get expensive. Not only did the festival raise ticket prices for the 2017 season, but lodging and dining in Ashland can get pricey as well. But there is another way. With a little savvy travel planning...

Love the star treatment? Two California hotels shine with new Forbes Five-Star ratings
Love the star treatment? Two California hotels shine with new Forbes Five-Star ratings
Norwegian just picked a fight with other airlines by offering a $65 fare to Europe. The winner: You.
Norwegian just picked a fight with other airlines by offering a $65 fare to Europe. The winner: You.
How is a blade born in N.C.? Find out, with A. Sharpe knife
How is a blade born in N.C.? Find out, with A. Sharpe knife
How to have a relaxing vacation in a city
How to have a relaxing vacation in a city

Beach and spa vacations are typically associated with relaxation while urban getaways tend to be all go, go, go, but that doesn’t always have to be the case, according to Michael Bonsor, the hotel manager of Rosewood London. “You can absolutely head to...

See this, skip that: Paris
See this, skip that: Paris

The appeal of Paris is as universal as it is timeless. But particular circumstances make this an in particular appealing year to go to: a drop in tourism numbers, a weaker euro, and hotter airfare competition have abruptly converged to make the City of Lights...

LA the world's most traffic-clogged city, study says
LA the world's most traffic-clogged city, study says
Valentine's treats at Goofy's Candy Co.
Valentine's treats at Goofy's Candy Co.