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  • Kennedy Space Center: Progress on Atlantis exhibit, inside and out

    Kennedy Space Center: Progress on Atlantis exhibit, inside and out
    Kennedy Space Center Vistor Complex guests can now see parts of the entrance to the upcoming Space Shuttle Atlantis attraction peeking over construction walls. Work continues inside and out on the $100 million structure, set for its grand opening on...
  • Kennedy Space Center: Atlantis exhibit to open June 29

    Kennedy Space Center: Atlantis exhibit to open June 29
    The Kennedy Space Center Vistor Complex will unveil its exhibit that showcases the space shuttle Atlantis on June 29, it was announced Thursday. The $100 million project is under construction around the orbiter, which has been lifted off the ground and...
  • First quarterly report for Orlando theme parks: More Legoland, Limited Time Magic, work on Antarctica, Transformers

    First quarterly report for Orlando theme parks: More Legoland, Limited Time Magic, work on Antarctica, Transformers
    We’re just three months into 2013, and we are bursting with theme-park developments. And this is supposed to be the slow season.  Instead of waiting nine months to compile a year-in-review post, I’ve decided to make quarterly reports that...
  • Disney reveals NextGen details with 'MyMagic+'

    Disney reveals NextGen details with 'MyMagic+'
    After more than three years in development and $1 billion in spending, the Walt Disney Co. on Monday unveiled the central elements of its "Next Generation Experience," the sweeping, vacation-planning project aimed at getting travelers to spend more time...
  • 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...
  • A holiday gift guide for that special traveler in your life

    A holiday gift guide for that special traveler in your life
    Your face says it all: You are starting to panic. Don't. If you're shopping for a traveler, you might just find the answer to your gift-giving conundrum in these pages. Our team of travelers has tested items large and small, pricey and affordable, and...
  • Shaped from clay: The rapidly evolving pottery of Mata Ortiz, Mexico

    Shaped from clay: The rapidly evolving pottery of Mata Ortiz, Mexico
    MATA ORTIZ, Mexico —The place felt so familiar. The air was dry and warm and slightly smoky. Streets were unpaved, rutted, edged with weeds below ramshackle wooden fences. Swaybacked horses and muscled pickup trucks dueled for right of way on the...
  • Anchorage, the village

    Anchorage, the village
    ANCHORAGE, Alaska — "Ook na how tuk," Verna Dommek cheerily said in Inupiaq, the language of the Inupiat people, who live north of the Arctic Circle, scattered across Alaska's barren permafrost. Dommek, an Inupiat, then explained in English that...
  • 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...
  • Vacations with a payoff

    Vacations with a payoff
    Picking a volunteer vacation is a lot like dating: The choices are mind-boggling, but finding the right fit takes work. Treat the search like a job. Opportunities to travel and immerse yourself in a different culture are everywhere. You can enlist...