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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • From sea floor to South Florida, artifacts of the Titanic to go on display

    From sea floor to South Florida, artifacts of the Titanic to go on display
    Everyday objects — perfume vials, a hat, a chandelier — spent decades under two miles of saltwater off the coast of Newfoundland until divers found them in 1985. Now these things crisscross the country, and starting Nov. 16 they'll be on...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Taking the kids to Chicago

    Taking the kids to Chicago
    The hardest thing about visiting Chicago is deciding where to take the kids first — Chicago's famous Lakefront where you can ride bikes and in-line skate, or Lincoln Park where you can visit one of the few free zoos (http://www.lpzoo.org) in the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Video KSC Angry Birds attraction aims to inspire science, technology

    <b>Video </b> KSC Angry Birds attraction aims to inspire science, technology
    The feathers are officially flying at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, which has introduced its Angry Birds Space Encounter attraction. The attraction, based on a digital game in which animated birds are flung via slingshot toward intergalactic...
  • 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...