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From LAX, airfare to London for off-season travel drops to $782 on Air New Zealand

Here’s a great round-trip fare for off-season travel to London’s Heathrow from LAX on Air New Zealand: $782, including all taxes and fees.

Here’s the catch: You must buy this ticket by Friday, Aug. 5. 

Other rules: It is subject to availability and for departure between Nov. 1 and Dec. 13 or between Dec. 24 and March 31. You must stay at least a Sunday night but you may not stay more than 350 days.

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Where to watch Kilauea's lava flow hit the ocean on Hawaii Island

Molten lava is making a big splash on Hawaii Island as it enters the Pacific Ocean for the first time in nearly three years. Visitors can witness the lava flow from the Kilauea volcano by land or from the air with experienced guides.

The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory  says lava from Kilauea’s Pua Po’o lava tube reached the ocean at 1:12 a.m. Hawaii time Tuesday morning.

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Soberanes fire in Big Sur: State park campgrounds in the area shut through Aug. 6

Six state parks in the Big Sur area have been closed temporarily because of the Soberanes fire raging along California’s Central Coast. California State Parks says campgrounds at three of the parks will remain closed until at least Aug. 6.

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Is Meow Wolf an art complex? Maybe, but it's more like an immersive Twilight Zone in Santa Fe

Santa Fe is called “The City Different,” and its newest attraction certainly attests to that. In fact, “different” doesn’t begin to describe the place for which “Game of Thrones” writer George R.R. Martin is the primary investor.

The name Meow Wolf alludes to the unique nature of what a visitor brochure describes as an “art complex.”

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Flash floods gush every day at Las Vegas Springs Preserve

Summer usually brings monsoonal rains to the Mojave Desert. For those who don’t want to wait around to see the big rain, a Las Vegas attraction shows visitors just how dangerous it can be.

The catchphrase “turn around, don’t drown” is brought to life in the Flash Flood exhibit, one of the most popular at the Las Vegas Springs Preserve.

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With Tour de France over, how about a hill-grinding Tour de Sonoma?

If you want a Tour de France-like cycling experience on this continent, take heart.

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