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Your chance to chill at the Colorado River Regatta in Bullhead City, Ariz.

Despite the brutal summer heat, thousands of people will converge on Laughlin, Nev., in early August to chill – not in an air-conditioned casino but on the Colorado River.

The Aug. 8 River Regatta, one of the region’s biggest annual events, will welcome water lovers to a leisurely nine-mile, four-hour float.

Most of the year, jet skis and speedboats are common sights on the river, but the regatta...

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Let the games begin -- the 'Hunger Games' exhibition, that is

Fans of Katniss Everdeen have a reason to visit New York this summer.

The Discovery Times Square Museum opens its "Hunger Games" exhibition on Wednesday, giving fans an inside look at costumes and props used in the sci-fi action films.

A few hotels are offering special packages, including VIP tickets, for the exhibit.

Visitors can explore the fictional world of Panem in seven galleries, featuring...

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In Idaho, a festival about all things Basque -- dancing, food and, of course, weight lifting

You don’t need to speak Euskera to enjoy the unique Basque culture during an upcoming festival in Boise, Idaho.

That said, there will be plenty of people speaking the mother tongue at Jaialdi, a gathering that takes place every five years. It will be July 28 to Aug. 2 at venues throughout Boise.

Idaho boasts the nation’s largest population of people with roots in the Basque country, a region along...

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