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  • Splash, stay (and pay) at Washington's Great Wolf Lodge

    Splash, stay (and pay) at Washington's Great Wolf Lodge
    SEATTLE — Basking in the 84-degree atmosphere, watching the waves at your feet, it's easy to forget it's not quite barefoot weather yet in Washington. Until you glance out the window at the steel-gray sky and spitting rain outside the Great Wolf...
  • Fascinating and feisty Bucharest: Romania's capital rises from its past

    Fascinating and feisty Bucharest: Romania's capital rises from its past
    BUCHAREST, Romania — On Sunday morning in Bucharest, I knew just what I wanted to do: I wanted to go to church. I also wanted to go down to the Old City, visit a few museums and buy a warm pretzel from a sidewalk stand. But mostly I wanted to go...
  • In Merida, Mexico, every weekend is a holiday

    In Merida, Mexico, every weekend is a holiday
    A man in a white tank top, black drawstring shorts and flip flops drags a beat-up bike from the front room of an abandoned house on a wide boulevard lined with mansions. For 30 pesos, less than $3, the rusted, one-speed "Cherry"-brand bike is mine for...
  • Beyond the beaches: Mexico offers a wealth of cultural treasures

    Beyond the beaches: Mexico offers a wealth of cultural treasures
    If you're looking for a personal encounter with thousands of your closest American friends, you could do worse than traveling to Mexican hot spots such as Cancun or Cozumel. But you would be cheating yourself of the chance to experience Mexico itself....
  • Rolling on and off the water on a drive and ferry trip to British Columbia

    Rolling on and off the water on a drive and ferry trip to British Columbia
    Land. Sea. Land. Sea. Ferry. Road. Ferry. Road Fish for lunch. Fish for dinner. Pancakes for breakfast (yes, you can have fish if you really must). A looping trip west out of Vancouver, British Columbia, means a lot of water and mountains that get in...
  • Sleep like a log in these old-timey tourist cabins near Asheville, N.C.

    Sleep like a log in these old-timey tourist cabins near Asheville, N.C.
    ASHEVILLE, N.C. — When you check into the Log Cabin Motor Court just north of Asheville, you're not exactly unplugged. There is cable TV on a flat-screen bolted to the cabin wall, and a microwave, mini-refrigerator and coffeemaker. The cabins even...
  • Rollin' on the river: American Queen steamboat brings river cruising back to the mighty Mississippi

    Rollin' on the river: American Queen steamboat brings river cruising back to the mighty Mississippi
    The hour is 11:30 on this Saturday night aboard the American Queen, somewhere south of Natchez, Miss. The dance floor in the Grand Saloon is deserted, and a lone man sits in the 24-hour Front Porch lounge, reading a paperback novel. The evening's...
  • Plunging into Paradise at Atlantis Paradise Island resort

    Plunging into Paradise at Atlantis Paradise Island resort
    PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas — My daughter circled the sun, bobbing around the yellow mosaic tile work at the bottom of the pool. Everywhere in the Royal Baths, the water was no deeper than 3 feet, which meant that my 9-year-old could touch the bottom...
  • Motel 6 and Sambo's started in Santa Barbara

    Motel 6 and Sambo's started in Santa Barbara
    Two national chains that topped 1,000 locations got their start in Santa Barbara, but only one story had a happy ending. Motel 6 is celebrating its 50th anniversary as the king of the rock-bottom budget motel business. Sambo's incredible rise and fall...
  • Frank Lloyd Wright's vision flows through Fallingwater

    Frank Lloyd Wright's vision flows through Fallingwater
    MILL RUN, Pa. - Masterpiece. Art. Perfection. Many fancy words and rapturous phrases have described Fallingwater, Frank Lloyd Wright's most famous house. It's all true. But what is also true is that I kept thinking, wow, this house is not childproof. A...
  • South Carolina's Folly Beach offers low-pressure, Lowcountry fun

    South Carolina's Folly Beach offers low-pressure, Lowcountry fun
    CHARLESTON, S.C. — Charleston may have a reputation for expensive (and often starched) elegance, but there are options for vacationers who want to kick back at a low-pressure Lowcountry beach. Welcome to Folly Beach. —In a nutshell...
  • 9 reasons to visit Baltimore this spring (or anytime)

    9 reasons to visit Baltimore this spring (or anytime)
    BALTIMORE — One of the great charms of Baltimore is its lack of interest in running with the herd. Possessing a unique look and an entertainingly odd culture, it moves at a slow and steady pace, entirely out of step with the rest of the bustling...