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  • Theme parks brought birds, bots and big deals in 2013

    Theme parks brought birds, bots and big deals in 2013
    The year has been dotted with theme-park grand openings and announcements. Here are seven new attractions expected to have staying power. Thinking big You've seen space shuttles, but you've never seen one in the way that Kennedy Space Center Visitor...
  • Watery wonder in Turks and Caicos

    Watery wonder in Turks and Caicos
    PROVIDENCIALES, Turks and Caicos Islands — Sixty feet below the surface of the aquamarine western Atlantic, my 12-year-old daughter, Maddie, glided gently along the reef, her arms crossed in Buddha-like meditation. To the left, where the sea...
  • Angry Birds nest at Kennedy Space Center

    Angry Birds nest at Kennedy Space Center
    Now it can be said: The Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is for the birds. Make that the Angry Birds. The attraction has just opened Angry Birds Space Encounter, which brings the fowl characters from the digital-gaming world to real life in hopes of...
  • 5 for the road

    5 for the road
    Hurry up and slow down. That's one way to look at a road trip. You don't hop a plane and zip off halfway around the world. You slide in behind the wheel and get a grip, you feel the planet, you experience the travel. Travel becomes part of the...
  • Geography is covering new ground for travelers

    Geography is covering new ground for travelers
    Forget about learning the state capitals, at least, as the sum total of your knowledge of geography. "Geography is about meaning, not knowing place names and memorizing lists — that was school geography," said Daniel Edelson, vice president for...
  • Traveling smarter with geography-driven apps

    Traveling smarter with geography-driven apps
    Planning, traveling and sharing a vacation with apps that have geography at their heart is no longer just a futuristic idea. Dated guidebooks, tattered maps and finding a place to eat may have been part of the travel headache in times past, but new...
  • Legoland Hotel is built, brick by brick, with kids in mind

    Legoland Hotel is built, brick by brick, with kids in mind
    CARLSBAD, Calif. — The Legoland Hotel, which opened April 5, got plenty of little things wrong in its first weeks. But its designers got one thing enormously right, and that will make this place a screaming success: kid-centricity. "The dragon...
  • 10 romantic honeymoons by land and by sea

    10 romantic honeymoons by land and by sea
         Love is in the air as June, the traditional month for weddings, is just around the corner, and many brides and grooms are planning a honeymoon –perhaps the most important trip they will undertake together as it officially launches their married...
  • Getting up close and personal with Space Shuttle Atlantis

    Getting up close and personal with Space Shuttle Atlantis
    Atlantis is ready for its close-up. The orbiter that made the final flight of NASA's shuttle program now is in a new $100-million home created for it at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. The 90,000-square foot attraction — called Space...
  • What to do at Kennedy Space Center

    What to do at Kennedy Space Center
    Shuttle Launch Experience, which simulates an orbiter's liftoff, has been incorporated into the new Space Shuttle Atlantis attraction at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. That puts the bulk of its shuttle offerings under one roof. Other experiences at...
  • Kennedy Space Center: How do astronauts ... go ... in space? | Video

    Kennedy Space Center: How do astronauts ... go ... in space? | Video
    The Space Shuttle Atlantis exhibit opens at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex on Saturday, and without a doubt the centerpiece is the actual orbiter, which is displayed in a manner that looks like it's floating in space. But there are other...
  • See history at Port Canaveral's Exploration Tower

    See history at Port Canaveral's Exploration Tower
    If you're not boarding a cruise ship, there has been limited appeal to Port Canaveral, despite a restaurant row that offers a view of ocean liners and rocket launches from nearby Cape Canaveral and the Kennedy Space Center. With the loss of the space...