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14 hacks that will make your visit to Disney World way better

The Florida theme park is open year round, however some specific attractions and rides close every so often for renovations.<p>Within Disney World there are a total of four theme parks: the Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disney's Hollywood Studios, and Disney's Animal Kingdom.<p>There are also two water parks: …

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Hiking advice from Adventure 16 on big 3 long-distance trails

HIKING<p><b>Presentation</b><p>Learn tips and techniques for hiking three major U.S. long-distance trails: the<p>Appalachian Trail, the Continental Divide Trail and the Pacific Crest Trail — a 7,900-plus-mile feat that fewer than 200 people have achieved.<p><b>When, where:</b> 7 p.m. Friday at the Adventure 16 store, 11161 …

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Letters: Kudos for less-traveled destinations, cemetery finds, more

Thank you so much for your "A Fab Five" [June 28] articles on desirable destinations that are not yet overrun.<p>I had the privilege of growing up in a missionary family in the 1950s who managed to take me on exciting travels when cruise lines carried passengers in the hundreds instead of thousands, …

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French Wine Regions Champagne, Burgundy Win World Heritage Status

PARIS — France's wine-making region of Champagne and a part of Burgundy have been granted "world heritage status" by the United Nations, giving a boost to the country's drive to encourage tourism and revive its flagging economy.<p>The designation by UNESCO, the United Nation's cultural arm, is …

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21 US destinations where it's legal to drink outside

But most of America is missing out on this prime social outdoor drinking with its pesky container laws.<p>We've found 21 places in the US where it's legal to drink outdoors.

The Most Dangerous Beaches for Shark Attacks in the U.S.

Let's get this out of the way: shark attacks are extremely rare. The odds that you'll be attacked by a shark are precisely one in 11.5 million, according to the University of Florida's International Shark Attack File.<p>With those odds, you are more likely to be killed by a bear, a dog, or a tornado …

UNESCO's New World Heritage Sites Span Texas to Japan and Beyond

The United States has succeeded in its bid to “Remember the Alamo,” after the U.N. cultural body approved its status as a world heritage site …

Threat of UNESCO Slap Forces Australia to Better Protect Great Barrier Reef

The U.N.’s heritage body expressed concern Wednesday about the state of the Great Barrier Reef, urging Australia to do more to conserve one of the …

14 Places to Swim Before You Die

One of the best things about a warm-weather getaway is the thrill of throwing on a bathing suit and going for a swim. For some folks, a great swim means floating in a pool and catching some much-needed rays. Others enjoy the prospect of jumping into an ocean (or natural swimming hole) and taking in …