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  • Sampling the laid-back pleasures of Washington state's Lopez Island

    Sampling the laid-back pleasures of Washington state's Lopez Island
    LOPEZ ISLAND, Wash. - One hates to define a place by its cliches, but sometimes there's truth to be found. "On Lopez, everybody does 'The Wave,'" an Orcas Islander told me before I embarked for Lopez. It's a bit like what you see on the back roads of...
  • Rented watercraft are a great way to enjoy Washington's Lake Chelan

    Rented watercraft are a great way to enjoy Washington's Lake Chelan
    LAKE CHELAN, Wash. - Here are three games you can play on a half-day outing aboard a rented motorboat as you explore this fjordlike lake, one of Washington's favorite spots for sun fun: -Barbie's Dream House: Which classic lakefront cottage - or which...
  • 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...
  • The Frugal Traveler: Penny-pinching packing tips for special events

    The Frugal Traveler: Penny-pinching packing tips for special events
    Weddings, sporting competitions and other special-event trips can be challenging to pack for, particularly when items like designer gowns, tuxedos, mountain bikes and kayaks need to come along. The right packing strategies can save you money on everything...
  • Ways to save on your next trip to Hawaii

    Ways to save on your next trip to Hawaii
    "Who would go to Hawaii in June?" a friend asked when I talked about a trip I took to Maui last year. A travel writer on a budget, for one. I, too, was skeptical about the timing, but the weather was a perfect 70-80 degrees, with low humidity and...
  • Company wants to take you on a new kind of cruise

    Company wants to take you on a new kind of cruise
    There's a new cruise line in the business and they're visiting places other cruise lines aren't. And they don't have a boat. The company is called Mauiva, pronounced "Mo-ee-va," and they're in the business of air cruises, taking private airplanes on 6-...
  • Ride the Cass Scenic Railroad in West Virginia

    Ride the Cass Scenic Railroad in West Virginia
    CASS, W.Va. — The Cass Scenic Railroad is a hard-working, up-the-mountain tourist rail line. It's a slow 7 miles per hour on the steam-powered trains up Cheat Mountain to Whittaker Station and upward to Bald Knob on Back Allegheny Mountain. That's...
  • California's Palm Springs is just right for sun-starved families

    California's Palm Springs is just right for sun-starved families
    PALM SPRINGS, Calif. — Like most of the people soaking up Sunday brunch at the Parker Palm Springs hotel, the hungover-looking dude in slacker attire with the fashionista girlfriend looked as if he had just rolled out of bed at 10:30 a.m. He also...
  • Kauai's close-up: Taking a 'Descendants' tour of Hawaii

    Kauai's close-up: Taking a 'Descendants' tour of Hawaii
    More than 100 movies have been filmed on the island of Kauai. But in most of them, the Garden Isle stands in for someplace else. In the iconic "South Pacific," Kauai is the mythical tropical paradise Bali Hai. In "Jurassic Park," it's an island off the...
  • Happy trails at four cross-country ski destinations in the Pacific Northwest

    Happy trails at four cross-country ski destinations in the Pacific Northwest
    SEATTLE — When winter slithers into Seattle, bringing dank darkness, it's easy to hide in the house and yearn for spring. Don't. Instead, head for the snow and go cross-country skiing. Within about a half-day's drive of Seattle are world-class...
  • The white zone is for snow play: When skiing isn't enough

    The white zone is for snow play: When skiing isn't enough
    PARK CITY, Utah — The Porter clan, 14 strong, were assembled at Park City Ski Resort for the last ski run of the family's annual winter reunion. But Nick, 14, and Andrew, 12, oldest of the cousins, had other ideas. "Aw, Mom, this is our last chance...
  • Palaces, Harry Potter sites and WWII reminders line Germany's Romantic Road

    Palaces, Harry Potter sites and WWII reminders line Germany's Romantic Road
    HOHENSCHWANGAU, Germany — I was driving along the Romantic Road when I realized a few things. For one, bombs cannot kill cities. For another, eccentrics sometimes create masterpieces. For a third, except for the plague and witch hunts, the olden...