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After a near-record 270 days, Mammoth Mountain's snow season is coming to a close

During one of the longest ski seasons in California’s history, Mammoth Mountain is getting ready to say goodbye to skiers and snowboarders who’ve been relishing their time on the slopes deep into summer.

The ski resort in Mammoth Lakes will be open daily for snow sports through Aug. 6. It chalked up a remarkable 270-day season after big winter snowfalls were helped by a late June snowstorm.

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See some of the Southwest's iconic landscapes on new Las Vegas day trip

There is life outside the neon lights of Las Vegas. Visitors who want to play in Sin City by night and see some of the Southwest’s most iconic natural landscapes by day may want to check out a new air-and-land tour.

Next Tuesday, Grand Canyon Scenic Airlines will start taking visitors to lesser-seen sights in northern Arizona.

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Where do cruisers like to go? Cruise Critic users say Budapest's the best

Budapest, an architecturally stunning city that straddles the Danube River in central Europe, has long been the cultural and commercial heart of Hungary.

Now it's also been named the world's top cruise port in the 2017 Cruisers' Choice Destination Awards.

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World's busiest cruise ports are in Florida

If you are one of the 25 million passengers expected to take a cruise this year, chances are your travels may take you to Florida. Port Miami welcomed 4.8 million passengers last year, making it the busiest port in the world.

Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale and Port Canaveral in Cape Canaveral were the second and third busiest, with combined traffic of more than 7.5 million passengers.

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Out with the old, in with the new: Disneyland’s ‘Fantasmic’ drops old favorites for new stars

Disneyland faced a daunting challenge with the remake of the 25-year-old “Fantasmic” nighttime spectacular: How do you update a beloved modern classic without alienating its die-hard fans?

The Anaheim theme park has succeeded with a retooled show that largely hews to the original story line with just a sprinkling of new characters and technological flourishes.

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Mariah Carey will return to Vegas for a handful of Christmastime concerts

Grammy-winning singer Mariah Carey finished her Las Vegas residency last week. But she’ll be back.

“All I Want for Christmas Is You,” the name of Carey’s 1994 holiday hit, is also the name of the show to be staged Dec. 14, 16, 17, 20 and 22 in the Colosseum at Caesars Palace. That’s where the pop singer just completed a two-year, 50-show residency called “Mariah: #1 to Infinity.”

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