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Sat, 18 Jul 2009 00:34:00 -04009 comfortable options within four hours of Long Island
Fri, 10 Jul 2009 00:00:00 -0400Our tips for visiting the Irish city of culture, history and pubs won't leave you broke.
Tue, 14 Jul 2009 23:03:00 -0400Some of the 50 passengers on the nation's newest airline couldn't help but wag their tails when their plane took off from Republic Airport in East Farmingdale Tuesday.
Fri, 10 Jul 2009 00:00:00 -0400In Colonial times, Charleston, S.C., was America's wealthiest city. Three centuries later, it still has an upscale cachet with houses on its historic Battery fetching eight figures, and shopping and restaurants rivaling much larger cities.
Fri, 10 Jul 2009 00:00:00 -0400Kamaka Hawaii, started in 1916, makes serious handmade ukuleles from the prized Hawaiian koa wood. Its world headquarters in Honolulu is the sort of building you pass without a second thought, but wooden wonders and sweet sounds await inside.
Thu, 9 Jul 2009 17:13:00 -0400Many visitors to Maine associate the state with lobsters, coastal towns and Acadia National Park. But a new project called Maine Woods Discovery is hoping to promote tourism to the state's lakes, woods, mountains and other inland areas. A new Web site (mainewoodsdiscov ery.com) offers seven moderately priced vacation packages to make outdoor, recreational and cultural experiences around the state more accessible. The packages are:
Thu, 2 Jul 2009 00:00:00 -0400Enjoy the summer (or a weekend) in Cape May, Asbury Park or Wildwood.
Wed, 1 Jul 2009 15:33:00 -0400Regardless of your team allegiance - or even if you're new to the sport - a road trip to one of the five baseball parks between Boston and Washington, D.C., can make for a fun summer trip. Ranging from historic to modern eco-friendly, they offer visitors a memorable setting in which to enjoy a baseball game. You can also take a guided behind-the-scenes tour to see the stadiums as the players do. Get there two hours before game time to watch batting practice and maybe catch a souvenir fly ball.
Wed, 1 Jul 2009 14:03:00 -0400With 3,000 slot machines open now and a hotel on the way, the new Sands Casino isn't giving Atlantic City a run for its money yet - but there are other reasons this summer to visit Bethlehem, Pa., a former steel town of about 75,000 trying to turn its gritty heritage to gold.
Fri, 26 Jun 2009 00:03:00 -0400Alpine slides, mountain boards, zip lines ... there's a lot to do at ski resorts in the summer. Here's where to find the action.