As dusk gathers and spotlights illuminate costumed actors, singers and dancers, a stage dressed with scenery and set with props emerges. Music swells; the crowd falls silent. Another summer of outdoor theater gets underway.
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. - Seriously, Portsmouth?
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GEOQUIZ: Which state is nicknamed both the Old Line State and the Free State?
The Rolling Stones are a 50-year-old rock 'n' roll music and commerce machine.
VICTORIA, British Columbia - There are few water arrivals in the Northwest more exhilarating than Victoria's Inner Harbour.
-The deal: GreatValueVacations is offering the "Emerald Dromoland" package, a self-guided tour of Ireland's castles and bed and breakfasts.
Q: I disagree with your recent travel safety tip about destroying used boarding passes. That is how my son, who lives in Japan, lost more than 13,000 frequent flier miles with Delta on a trip to Europe last summer.
BERLIN - It was 50 years ago, an old man's memory. But Berliners haven't forgotten the American president's visit in 1963, nor the speech that offered so much hope. A promise of support for West Germans living in Berlin's free but beleaguered American sector, they were heard around the world.
Nestled among the Calendar Islands of Maine's Casco Bay lies the largely undiscovered gem of Chebeague Island. With easy access from Portland, this sleepy destination provides a picture-perfect romantic getaway for couples yearning for a taste of yesteryear. From bicycle touring to bar hopping, here's how to get the biggest bang for your Chebeague buck.
The Russians call it the White Nights, but my memories of summer's longest days in trips to the far north are colored in muted purples, shaded orange and a luminescent light blue.
From the deck of Banana Bay restaurant on the south shore of Grand Bahama Island, where I waited for a plate of conch fritters, I admired the pretty but empty beach that stretched to the east: a narrow, curving strip of white sand; a shallow lagoon of clear blue water; a hammock strung between two wind-bent palms.
GETTYSBURG, Pa. - For more than a decade, Gettysburg National Military Park has undergone a facelift.
Layovers don't have to be a pain in the derriere. This app points you to short-term hotel stays, tours and travel deals to help you fill the hours.
GETTYSBURG, Pa. - Photographer Alexander Gardner and his two colleagues, Timothy O'Sullivan and James Gibson, came upon a frightful landscape late on July 5, 1863.
Fliers are slightly more satisfied with the service offered by U.S. airlines than they were last year.
Q: I read with interest the articles concerning the use of magnetic stripe and Chip and PIN cards in Europe and, as a result, have just obtained a Chip and PIN card. The customer service representative added one caveat: "Bad guys" in Europe have a device that can read the PIN from some distance from the location of the transaction and can then fraudulently use it for their own purposes. She strongly advised the purchase of a protective sleeve that can thwart this illegal use.
SAN FRANCISCO - I sported no requisite pointy Van Dyke beard; no facial hair at all, in fact. I was bereft of a beret, left my cool shades in the car's glove compartment and wore running shoes instead of authentic huarache sandals.
If you'll be anywhere near Milwaukee on June 26-30 or July 2-7, stay for Summerfest. The huge downtown waterfront music festival features 11 stages, 800 acts, 1,000 performances, plus food and family activities.
CROMWELL, Conn. The ball was halfway to the cup when Ken Duke started pumping his right fist. And when the birdie putt tumbled into the hole, the fans who had filled the natural amphitheater around the 18th green and those lined deep down both fairways erupted in cheers.