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World’s busiest airport tries incentives to draw flghts

The control tower stands in the background as a passenger paces while on the phone outside the international terminal at Atlanta’s airport on April 26, 2013.(Photo: David Goldman, AP) Tags Airline industry Air travel Not even the world’s busiest airport … Continue reading

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World’s tallest water slide promises insane ride

When Kansas City’s Schlitterbahn Waterpark opens May 24, 2014, daredevils will be able to experience the Verrückt, the world’s tallest water slide. Its name means “insane” in German, and the name was chosen with good reason. The slide towers 17 … Continue reading

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Save big on luxury getaways this spring

Beginning May 6, starting rates at the Ritz Carlton Lake Tahoe drop 40% to $199 per night. Golf, romance and spa packages dip to $399 a night and include two rounds of golf at a Jack Nicklaus-designed course or two … Continue reading

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See the best nude beaches in the Caribbean

Ready for a nakation in the Caribbean? You know, a vacation sans the usual beachy attire? If your answer is yes, you’re in luck. Here are some go-to beaches for parading around in your birthday suit and getting that all-over … Continue reading

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Shop ’til you drop at new Las Vegas retail centers

LAS VEGAS—Everything in Vegas is a production, even the shopping malls. Over the next couple of years, a number of casinos will unveil new shopping areas that are not just commercial centers but attractions in their own right. Many have … Continue reading

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Airfare Expert: Finding Memorial Day deals

Holiday periods generally mean more expensive flights, and Memorial Day weekend is no exception.(Photo: Philip Hall, AP) Holiday periods generally mean more expensive flights, and Memorial Day weekend is no exception. But it’s a double-whammy when you factor in the … Continue reading

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Awesome agritourism experiences for foodies

For some adventurous travelers, a real food-centric vacation doesn’t take place in a high-end restaurant. Instead, it’s all about getting out on the land and learning what it’s like to tend a garden, operate a beef farm or keep a … Continue reading

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10 most popular national parks by Facebook check-ins

Last SlideNext Slide More Facebook users checked in at the Grand Canyon than any other national park in 2013.(Photo: Carson Walker, AP) Tags Environmental conservation Great Smoky Mountains Lifestyle It used to be so laborious to tell friends and family … Continue reading

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A chocoholic’s guide to the Caribbean

Not many things trump an island getaway. Here’s one that does: a chocolate-filled island getaway. And the Caribbean islands have much to offer when it comes to the beloved cacao bean. Here, you’ll come across a storied history, chocolate factories … Continue reading

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Great American hikes: 20 top trails across the USA

Blue Spring Loop, Conecuh National Forest — Wing, Ala.: The entire Conecuh Forest Trail extends over 20 miles of dense, Deep South forest, but the Blue Spring Loop allows hikers to experience all the landscape has to offer within a … Continue reading

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