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Following historic railroad and stagecoach routes through the Rockies, Colorado's Gold Belt Tour Scenic and Historic Byway leads to mining towns, world-class fossil sites, and memorable views of Pikes Peak. Learn about this scenic route.

The Grand Mesa Scenic and Historic Byway looks out over lakes, valleys, mountains, and forests from 11,000 feet above sea level. Lingering at scenic overlooks is the top pastime. Learn more about this incredible route.

By Clark Norton

Alabama scenic drives offer both natural beauty and a dose of history. Check out photos, highlights, and detailed maps for two of the best: Montgomery March Byway and Talladega Scenic Drive.

By Miriam Carey


Alaska's Glenn Highway provides passage to a land of native cultures and rugged landscapes as it winds its way from Anchorage toward mountains rivers and tundra. Discover more about this awesome drive.

By Clark Norton

California's Arroyo Seco Parkway runs from Los Angeles to Pasadena. Learn what there is to do on this scenic drive, and see maps of it.

Each year millions of people visit Austin -- for Texas Longhorns football games musical events business or fun. Discover the live music art great cuisine and other things that attract so many visitors to Austin.

By Amy Lemen

Denver is a tourist's dream, whether the outdoors is your thing or if your version of hiking is window shopping and museum hopping. Learn about the many things to do in the Mile High City.

By Lori Midson


For many gamers, possessing the powers and fighting the battles of their favorite characters would be a dream come true. See how a group of college students is attemping to fulfill that dream with the Nintendo Amusement Park.

By William Harris

Indiana's winding, hilly Ohio River Scenic Byway offers a pleasant escape from suburban concerns as it passes villages, well-kept barns, vineyards, and orchards. Learn more about this scenic byway.

By Melissa Arnold

The Arroyo Seco Historic Parkway serves as an eye-pleasing urban gateway to an area rich in history art architecture and multiethnic culture. Learn about this route including its significance in the Arts and Crafts movement.

By Clark Norton

Ambling along Oahu's tropical and rustic North Shore, the sun-drenched Kamehameha Highway provides a taste of the Hawaii that once was, as well as easy access to some of the world's top surfing beaches. Learn more about some of the highlights of this

By Clark Norton


In the minds of many people the words "Las Vegas" and "natural beauty" don't usually go together. Yet within only a few short hours visitors to Las Vegas can reach some of the most beautiful national parks in the country making it a prime "home base"

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Your job as a parent has just begun if you've identified the best summer place for your child. The next all-important goal: to soften his or her transition into camp-offered independent exploration and psychological growth.

For many of us, the first word that comes to mind at the mere mention of the simple term "timeshare" is -- "Scam!" Find out how timeshares work, if they're a good investment and how to spot the scams.

By Ed Grabianowski

It's easy being green and socially responsible when going eco-lodging. See how conservation meets tourism in this overview.

By Allison Klein


Frequent flyer programs are part of most airlines and provide rewards to travelers. Learn how to choose a frequent flyer program and about airline alliances.

By Connie O'Donnell

There's nothing like hearing the roar of a lion in the night, especially when the only thing between you and that lion is your canvas tent wall. Are you ready to go on a safari?

By Patrick J. Kiger

Feel like going skating or SCUBA diving? Or maybe you'd like to take in a broadway show after having a gourmet meal. You can do all this and more on a cruise.