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  • Georgia getaways: big city, little city and small town

    Georgia getaways: big city, little city and small town
    HAZELHURST, Ga. - If you're like most people, you love the holidays but shout "Hallelujah!" when the last strains of "Auld Lang Syne" fade away. That's when it's time for a post-holidays getaway, so take a look at these destinations in Georgia that are...
  • Ukraine's Balaklava Bay base designed to get in the last shot of World War III

    Ukraine's Balaklava Bay base designed to get in the last shot of World War III
    SEVASTOPOL, Ukraine - For a place scripted for a starring role in the end of the world, Balaklava Bay puts on a pretty face. With its string of seafood restaurants and cafes along the waterfront looking out at prim sailboats and humming powerboats...
  • Girl groups sparkle at Detroit's Motown Museum

    Girl groups sparkle at Detroit's Motown Museum
    DETROIT - For such a little house on West Grand Boulevard, a lot of big things came out of Hitsville, U.S.A. That's often a challenge for the Motown Museum, situated in the cozy confines of the label's original headquarters, as it seeks to convey both...
  • Learn about Chief Seattle and his tribe at new museum

    Learn about Chief Seattle and his tribe at new museum
    SEATTLE - Anybody new to Seattle might wonder about the city's name. It's not like New York, named after a place in the "old country," or Madison, named for a dead president. Seattle is named for a peace-loving Indian chief - a little classier than...
  • Atlanta History Center exhibit looks at 'Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello'

    Atlanta History Center exhibit looks at 'Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello'
    ATLANTA - With all of the talk these days of liberty and citizenship, of who is a patriot and who is not, the new exhibit at the Atlanta History Center is something to consider. "Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello: How the Word Is Passed Down" opens...
  • Lower prices make winter a great time to visit the Windy City

    Lower prices make winter a great time to visit the Windy City
    CHICAGO - It's sleek, shiny and sensational. But let's add two more words to describe Chicago for tourists: darn expensive. On Feb. 1, admission to the Art Institute of Chicago jumped to $23 for out-of-state visitors. In the past month, a host of...
  • Counter history: Greensboro museum honors sit-in that changed America

    Counter history: Greensboro museum honors sit-in that changed America
    GREENSBORO, N.C. - One of the key battles to desegregate the South played out at a Woolworth lunch counter here on Feb. 1, 1960. Reason: Lunch was not served. Woolworth was a national retailer, and corporate policy allowed for managers to adjust for...
  • Top 10 overlooked stunning buildings

    Top 10 overlooked stunning buildings
    While most travelers know to visit the Musee d'Orsay while in Paris or the Guggenheim Museum when in New York City, there are hundreds of buildings that get overlooked, either because of their location or simply the number of sites in the city deemed...
  • 'The Arkansas Traveler' is what you should want to be

    'The Arkansas Traveler' is what you should want to be
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Arkanas is a state that many people may not give much thought about when planning their vacations. Often considered a "flyover state," it has much to offer a traveler in search of adventure, culture, or a natural refuge. Home to 52...
  • How to spend a long weekend in Boston

    How to spend a long weekend in Boston
    BOSTON - I'm always amazed by how many people who consider themselves travelers have never visited Boston. True, having lived there for most of my formative years, I'm a bit prejudiced, but I've been to almost every city worth visiting and I can...
  • Top shopping destinations worldwide

    Top shopping destinations worldwide
    Our holiday season is in full swing. We are working on gift guides, toy tests, holiday cookie issues and more. So it's not so hard for us to believe that the holiday season is right around the corner. In fact, we feel it's time we start shopping now!...
  • Touching Lincoln: 16th president spent most of his adult life in Springfield, Ill.

    Touching Lincoln: 16th president spent most of his adult life in Springfield, Ill.
    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - "Be sure to use the handrail," national park guide Ronnie van Nostrand said as he led a small tour group upstairs in the only home Abraham Lincoln ever owned. "It's the same railing Mr. Lincoln used." We had all come to Springfield...