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KISS cruise with the band, and other hard-rocking parties at sea

Rock fans and cruises? They go together more than you think. Cruises featuring bands -- from heavy metal to classic rock 'n' roll -- give you a chance to party at sea and meet some of your favorite performers.

And who doesn't want to dress up for a costume party on the KISS Kruise?

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LAX to Nashville for $264

Nashville offers casual fun at affordable prices. And your trip just became more affordable with a $264 round-trip fare from Southwest. The LAX-Nashville deal includes all taxes and fees, and is good any day of the week through Nov. 4. Restrictions apply and a limited number of seats are available.

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There are up-close views of Mendocino County's stunning coastline on these new trails

Mendocino County has long been known as a hiker’s paradise, thanks to 90 miles of Pacific coastline, two dozen state and national parks, and 4,000 square miles of meandering streams and old-growth redwoods. 

In time for National Trails Day on June 4, two new hiking routes have opened in the county.

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Kentucky Derby fans can party (with hats!) at Santa Anita Park

Got your Derby hat and nowhere to go? Santa Anita Park brings Saturday's Kentucky Derby to Southern California with a live simulcast and a $1,000 contest for the best toppers.

The competition in the first leg of the Triple Crown will be broadcast on more than 2,000 TV screens at the racetrack in Santa Anita as well as on big screen where visitors can watch from the grandstands.

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Wynn's new nightclub Intrigue is all about changing it up

Wynn Las Vegas cranks up the party factor on the Strip with a new nightclub called Intrigue.

Intrigue opened at the hotel on April 28, the date of the resort's 11th anniversary, in the space that formerly housed the Tryst nightclub.

The club is open from 10:30 p.m. to 4 a.m. Thursdays through Fridays. Cover charges are $25 for women and $45 for men.

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Kennywood's kitschy Noah's Ark funhouse survives floods and repeated rehabs

Like the story of its biblical namesake, the 81-year journey of the Noah’s Ark walk-through attraction at Pennsylvania’s Kennywood theme park is a tale of survival against seemingly insurmountable odds.

The last theme park ark ever built has survived repeated rehabs and misguided makeovers to emerge as the last-of-its-kind attraction in operation and an icon of the Pittsburgh-area park.

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