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Knott’s Berry Farm returns to the fog for Halloween Haunt 2016

Knott’s Berry Farm will add two new haunted mazes for Halloween Haunt 2016 that feature demonic samurais and sadistic farmers plus a new scare zone stalked by the legendary headless horseman.

The 44th annual Knott’s Scary Farm will start Sept. 22 and run on select nights through Oct. 31.

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Deal: $100 season passes at Yosemite's ski area for National Park Service centennial

The National Park Service’s 100th birthday brings a present for skiers and snowboarders: For a limited time, season passes to the Yosemite Ski & Snowboard Area (formerly known as the Badger Pass Ski Area) cost $100.

The weeklong sale started Thursday, the day the agency celebrated its creation on Aug. 25, 1916. Passes are good for the 2016-17 season, which has an estimated opening date of Dec.

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Getaway to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, drops to $329 on Southwest from Orange County

You can find fun in the sun and a quaint city center in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, which Southwest has put on sale: $329 round trip from Orange County’s John Wayne Airport.

The fare, which is subject to availability, includes all taxes and fees. It is for travel Sept.6 through March 2, with blackouts from Dec. 14 to Jan. 9.

You must buy your ticket by Sept. 1.

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National Park Service centennial on Instagram: Outdoor lovers (even Loki the Wolfdog) share breathtaking scenes @whitehouse
At Hawaii's Waikiki Aquarium, there's more to see than what's inside the tanks

Sea creatures are the typical stars of big aquariums. But at the Waikiki Aquarium in Honolulu, experts want you to check out the plants, and they aren’t talking about seaweed.

Visitors now receive a Hawaiian Plant Tour brochure when they pick up their free audio wands or take a docent-led tour at the aquarium.

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Not the usual Las Vegas headliners: Monet and Picasso coming to the Bellagio

Art lovers, there really is a place for you in Las Vegas. Works by Vincent Van Gogh, Edgar Degas, Claude Monet, Pablo Picasso and other artists are coming to the Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art at the Bellagio Las Vegas.

“Town and Country: From Degas to Picasso” illustrates each artist’s efforts to convey the “growing urbanization” in the U.S.

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