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  • Tips and tricks to keep your car looking new this spring

    Tips and tricks to keep your car looking new this spring

    The colder weather is fleeting, flowers are blossoming and the grass is just a little greener, which means spring is finally here. While most of your time will be spent preparing your home, clothes and family calendars for the warmer weather, it’s important not to forget about your car. In fact,...

  • Biodiesel is making a difference

    Biodiesel is making a difference

    Soybean farmers in Minnesota have been at the forefront of developing a homegrown renewable fuel that has resulted in a dramatic improvement of the air quality in the state. Biodiesel has become an important part of the energy landscape in Minnesota and across the country. In just over 15 years,...

  • 6 reasons to love the Malone Golf Club

    A lot of golf courses claim to be the best, but Malone Golf Club has the stats to back it up. Located just south of the Canadian border and within sight of the foothills of New York's beautiful Adirondack Mountains, you'll find a variety of challenges laid out across an undulating landscape. Read...

  • 6 delightful things in downtown Saranac Lake

    Saranac Lake is a beautiful conglomeration of mountains and people. The downtown captures this essence in a wonderful way — eclectic eateries are interspersed among art galleries, music is on everyone’s mind, and mountains and lakes play peek-a-boo from behind the historic architecture. People...

  • Business travel on the rise for women: Road warrior gives 5 tips for traveling like a boss

    Business travel on the rise for women: Road warrior gives 5 tips for traveling like a boss

    When it comes to business travel, more women are taking to the road and sky to get to their destinations. In fact, women account for 47 percent of all business travel worldwide, reports the Global Business Travel Association. With female business travel on the rise, many brands are taking note...

  • Take a trip through history: Visit Arkansas landmarks on the new U.S. Civil Rights Trail

    Take a trip through history: Visit Arkansas landmarks on the new U.S. Civil Rights Trail

    While Arkansas is known for its scenic beauty, it is also home to numerous historical sites considered vital in the fight for African-Americans’ civil rights. Six historical landmarks in Little Rock are included on the new U.S. Civil Rights Trail, which debuted in 2018. The national trail spans...

  • Travel insurance tips for a worry-free vacation

    Travel insurance tips for a worry-free vacation

    Vacation may be a time to relax, but things can take a serious downturn if you lose your passport or if there is disastrous weather at your destination — or worse, you need an emergency medical evacuation. Though travel insurance can seem like just one more expense, without it, an emergency evacuation...

  • Visit Durban for an unforgettable South African experience

    Visit Durban for an unforgettable South African experience

    Think of South Africa, and images of majestic savannas and roaming wildlife come to mind. A South African safari is an unforgettable experience, but no visit to the country is truly complete without a cultural immersion. The vibrant city of Durban combines the best of both worlds. Located along...

  • 5 experiences to try in Nanjing, China

    5 experiences to try in Nanjing, China

    In southern China, the ancient capital city of Nanjing beckons travelers to immerse themselves in history and culture. Nanjing served as the capital city of 10 dynasties and regimes over more than 1,800 years and is home to some of China's most significant historical attractions, including the...

  • Adventurers and travelers: Add this to your bucket list

    Adventurers and travelers: Add this to your bucket list

    Let your soul experience one of the most stunning and pristine places on earth, Western Australia’s Kimberley. Its coastline is so unspoiled, dinosaur footprints still smatter the rocks. Its oceans are so untouched, whales nurse their young in its warm waters. Its indigenous culture is so ancient,...

  • What's driving car care and purchases this spring

    What's driving car care and purchases this spring

    As the weather starts to warm up, Americans will hit the road more often for destinations ranging from family outings to spring vacation destinations. Because cars are such an important part of our daily lives, Hankook Tire examined what drives Americans to keep up with car maintenance, as well...

  • Top 5 reasons to visit El Salvador in 2018

    Top 5 reasons to visit El Salvador in 2018

    El Salvador, Central America's smallest country, attracts a wide array of intrepid travelers who come to experience its vibrant culture and diverse outdoor activities. From its rich Maya history, to its volcanic beauty and generations-old artisan heritage, El Salvador provides plenty for travelers...

  • Beer, bears and Big Sky country: 5 fun features of Billings, Montana

    Sorry, but your browser does not support the video tag. For nature enthusiasts who also enjoy amenities such as great food and drink, the city of Billings, Montana, seems to have it all — especially in the summertime. Of course, the city known as the gateway to Yellowstone Park features an impressive...

  • Outdoor Family Getaways: Springtime in Arkansas, The Natural State

    Outdoor Family Getaways: Springtime in Arkansas, The Natural State

    Spring offers the perfect time of year for outdoor family getaways, and there’s no better place than Arkansas to explore, make memories and enjoy nature together. Famously known as The Natural State for its extraordinary scenic beauty, Arkansas has 52 state parks, three national forests, and five...

  • Entrepreneurs in unexpected places: How one Midwest city promotes diverse local innovation

    Entrepreneurs in unexpected places: How one Midwest city promotes diverse local innovation

    In September of 2017, thousands of people from around the world congregated in an unlikely place: Wausau, Wisconsin. This diverse crowd was gathered for the first International Wisconsin Ginseng Festival. While many may be surprised that such an event would be held in the middle of Wisconsin’s...

  • Bears, beluga and Aurora Borealis: 5 wild ways to explore Churchill, Manitoba

    If you’re a die-hard wildlife enthusiast but have never taken an Arctic safari, perhaps it’s time you headed north instead of south this summer. A favorite destination for such adventurers? The remote and highly unique town of Churchill, Manitoba, accessible these days only by plane. Known by many...

  • Keeping roads clear: The sand vs. salt debate

    Keeping roads clear: The sand vs. salt debate

    Winter maintenance practices often lead to debates over different methods and materials used to keep roads clear. One often-heard argument is that road authorities should go back to using sand or abrasives for winter maintenance, instead of using salt. But how does sand compare to salt? Sand alone...

  • 3 ways Minnesota soybean farmers are helping clear the air

    3 ways Minnesota soybean farmers are helping clear the air

    Soybean farmers in Minnesota wear many different hats: small-business owner, agronomist, equipment expert, accountant and environmentalist. Yes, they are the original stewards of the land, continually evolving their practices to keep natural resources healthy for the next generation. But it doesn’t...

  • Take a pre-cruise vacation and 'live like a local' on Florida's Space Coast

    Take a pre-cruise vacation and 'live like a local' on Florida's Space Coast

    There's something magical about taking a cruise. Is it the open ocean? The indescribable feeling of warm sea air blowing through your hair? The endless access to world-class food, drinks and entertainment? Whatever the reason, each year millions of people around the world set their sights on the...

  • How to inspire your teen to expand their horizons and find their passion

    How to inspire your teen to expand their horizons and find their passion

    With mounting pressures and expectations, the high school years can feel overwhelming — for students and parents alike. Teens grapple with questions like: Which colleges should I apply to? What should I choose as a major? What do I really want to do with my life? What if I don’t have a clue? As...

  • South African culture, history, and heritage come alive in Durban

    Think of South Africa, and images of majestic savanna landscapes and roaming wildlife may come to mind. A South African safari is an unforgettable experience, but no visit to the country is truly complete without a cultural immersion. Luckily, the vibrant city of Durban combines the best of both...

  • 5 ways travel will change in 2018

    As international travel gains popularity each year, new destinations are added to bucket lists and new travel gadgets and accessories appear on the market. The way we travel has changed in the past few decades, but that age-old itch to explore and discover new places and experiences remains the...

  • Top tips for planning an epic family vacation

    Are you dreaming about an incredible family escape your loved ones will always remember? Perhaps your dream vacation is filled with adventure while eating around the world and exploring castles in faraway places, or maybe it’s relaxing on a private island with picturesque views of crystal clear...

  • 6 must-know spring break hacks

    Sorry, but your browser does not support the video tag. Have you been watching the snow pile up outside? Are the gray, cold days wearing you down and making you count the minutes until blue skies and sunshine are the norm? You’re not alone. As much fun as you can have sledding, building snowmen...

  • Would direct sales work for you?

    The Federal Reserve Board discovered in a survey of working Americans that nearly half of U.S. adults don’t have enough cash on hand to pay for a $400 emergency. If that’s a concern for you, you might be thinking about joining the 44 million Americans who have found ways to make money in addition...

  • Chinese history comes alive in Nanjing

    In southern China, the ancient capital city of Nanjing beckons travelers who long to immerse themselves in Chinese history and culture. Nanjing served as the capital city of 10 dynasties and regimes over more than 1,800 years and is home to some of China's most significant historical attractions,...

  • Would direct sales work for you?

    The Federal Reserve Board discovered in a survey of working Americans that nearly half of U.S. adults don’t have enough cash on hand to pay for a $400 emergency. If that’s a concern for you, you might be thinking about joining the 44 million Americans who have found ways to make money in addition...

  • Clear winter roads: What works and what doesn't

    It is no surprise that in the winter we see many articles about how our roads get plowed and treated. Nor is it particularly surprising that winter maintenance practices often lead to debates over different methods and materials used to keep roads clear. One often-heard rebuke is that road authorities...

  • 3 things you might not know about boat shows

    Winter may be frigid for many, but it’s an ideal time to plan for warmer days ahead and make dreams of owning a boat a reality. Boat shows across the country offer some of the hottest deals around, with special pricing and incentives on new boat models and marine accessories — a major draw for...

  • 1 in 5 drivers can't fix a flat tire. Can you?

    For many Americans, fixing a flat tire remains a mystery. According to a survey from AAA, nearly 20 percent of U.S. drivers don’t know how to change a flat. This is compounded by research saying there are 220 million flat tires annually — and each driver will experience up to five flat tires in...

  • Improving visibility on the road this winter

    As winter progresses, we are likely to see more visibility-reducing weather. Heavy rain, frost, ice and snow can all impair visibility while driving, including reducing the performance of windshield wipers. Reduced visibility can quickly turn your drive into a stressful situation, especially when...

  • Tips to save money and energy this winter

    Winter is a time of year when expenses can soar, especially your utility bills. Thankfully, Chip Wade, HGTV expert, has some advice on how you can save energy, and ultimately money, this year: * Lighting: LED bulbs are 90 percent more efficient than incandescent light bulbs. * Prevent heat loss:...

  • Prescription for a healthy holiday: Tips to safeguard your medicines

    For many people, the holiday season means extra visits with family and friends, creating fun memories, sharing traditions and enjoying the warm glow of family. With all the decorating and activities, it’s easy to let safety slip off your to-do list. But this is an excellent time to make sure powerful...

  • 5 cold-weather hacks for winter driving

    As drivers bundle up to take on Old Man Winter this season, having a few tricks up your sleeve can be a big help in keeping your cool on the road. Here are five hacks for battling the elements and staying safe on the roads. Got stuck? Snow problem! Hazardous winter weather requires that drivers...

  • 5 ways to capture the perfect family photo during your holiday travels

    The holiday season is the time to travel, and while memories last forever, there’s nothing like having the perfect picture to bring you back to the happy moments — but how do you get the right shot? Check out some family-friendly tips for taking candid photos, so you can capture your special memory,...

  • Staying safe on the mountain this winter

    You can feel it in the air: The ski and snowboard season has arrived, and some areas in the U.S. are already open for business. As snow sports continue to gain popularity, millions of people will be hitting the slopes this winter. During the 2016-17 ski season, the National Ski Areas Association...

  • Hitting the road for the holidays? Stay connected on the go

    Traveling for the holidays but worried about being disconnected? Don’t worry, you aren’t alone. In fact, plenty of other road warriors are making sure their devices are packed and ready to go so they won’t miss a beat. Intel(R) recently conducted a survey with YouGov to learn more about the tips...

  • The hidden benefits of winter road maintenance

    More than 70 percent of the U.S. population lives in areas affected by snow and ice. Each winter the average driver in these areas will see more than 5 inches of snow on the roads. And when the snow is falling, there are few things more comforting than the sight of snowplows and salt trucks making...

  • Bring the family back together in the RV experience (Video)

    Sorry, but your browser does not support the video tag. These days, appreciating the wintertime can seem like a lost art. With so many modern conveniences, we sometimes forget to get out and enjoy the crisp mornings and clear nights. But there's no better time than now to disconnect from the day-to-day...

  • 5 strategies for protecting your valuables

    Home is your sanctuary, your castle, the place where you feel the most secure and protected. It is natural to feel this way. So, it is not surprising that you store your prized possessions and valuables at home as well. But is that the best choice for all your valuables? The recent wildfires in...

  • Need a vacation where it's warm? How about a quick weekend escape to this sunny coastal getaway?

    Step outside. Is it cold, windy and gray? Snowy even? Yep, those are sure signs winter is upon us. The bright leaves of autumn have faded, the pumpkin-flavored beverages are starting to wane, and the kids already are developing a serious case of cabin fever. But there’s a remedy for all this gloom....

  • The hidden dangers of oversharing on social media

    Locking doors and windows and leaving a light on used to deter criminals from breaking into homes when you were away on vacation, but our obsession with sharing photos and experiences in real time on social media has created a whole new security risk for travelers. According to Mercury Insurance...

  • The first rule of the road: Focus on driving

    Have you noticed that traffic seems to be worse lately? There’s a good reason for that — there are more vehicles on the road than at any time in recent history. Unemployment is low and gas is affordable, which means more people are driving more miles. And more drivers means an increased risk of...

  • Top safety tips for teen drivers

    Once a newly licensed teen gets behind the wheel for the first time without a parent or guardian, the taste of freedom is exhilarating. But a teenager’s lack of behind-the-wheel experience puts them at greater risk of getting into an accident. Add factors like passengers, loud music and stress,...

  • 5 reasons to plan a snowcation this year

    As the mercury in the thermometer drops, and people start to bundle up in scarves and warm layers, you might be ready to take a vacation. No, we’re not talking about running away to the desert or a crowded beach. There’s a better way to enjoy winter — a way that lets you really get at the heart...

  • 5 things to know about connected cars

    If you could go back in time and tell people that in the near future there would be a handheld device that would allow them to listen to virtually any song, watch virtually any movie or television show and have access to pretty much any book, they would probably think you were crazy. As it is, we...

  • Go from vacation deprivation to vacation inspiration

    Pop quiz: When was the last time you took a vacation? A real vacation, not one of those staycations where you stuck around town to finish a project at your home? Do you even remember your last vacation? If you don’t, then you are officially vacation deprived. And you’re not alone. Research from Expedia’...

  • There's snow place like Lake Placid (Infographic)

    Let’s talk snow! Lake Placid specializes in outdoor adventure all year, but this two-time Olympic host really shines when the snow flies. When you’re here you can ice skate, snowshoe or fat tire bike across Mirror Lake without leaving downtown. If you’d rather ride than glide, hit the toboggan...

  • Don't let asthma ruin the holidays

    With colder months arriving, there are a few things on everybody’s minds: festive treats, gift shopping and of course, time spent with family and friends. As many people look forward to the holiday season, asthma sufferers need to be aware and prepared for all the triggers this time of the year...

  • 9 Reasons: Winter + Lake Placid = Perfect

    1. Snow globe life If you've ever taken a moment to imagine what it's like to live in a snow globe, Lake Placid is about as perfect an answer as you'll find. From quaint storefronts and friendly neighbors, to celebrations of all things winter and, of course, plenty of snow to play in, we can't think...

  • Java journeys in El Salvador offer once-in-a-lifetime experiences

    Americans' love for coffee is inspiring them to embark on java journeys around the world, leading them to stunning locations where coffee is an important part of daily life. Coffee farming has fueled the economy in El Salvador and defined its rich culture for more than 200 years. Today, it is estimated...

  • From cultural offerings to the spectacular skyline, here are 9 reasons to visit Pittsburgh

    See for yourself why everyone — from visitors to media — is raving about Pittsburgh. From the abundance of cultural offerings to the spectacular skyline, here are nine reasons to visit Pittsburgh 1. City with an entrance: When a writer from The New York Times said Pittsburgh was “the only city with...

  • Winter Winners: Adirondack Playdates

    Why do we love Lake Placid? The Adirondacks' Lake Placid Region is the perfect choice whether you're planning a family vacation, romantic getaway or visit with friends. Aside from the myriad outdoor activities, there are mom and pop shops to browse, Olympic venues to tour, high-end spas to indulge...

  • 6 tips to help keep your drive distraction-free

    As you drive down the street, the threat of potential distractions is everywhere. Federal research shows that distracted driving is a factor in one out of every six crashes, and accounts for 5,000 automobile crash-related fatalities each year. While teens are commonly associated with distracted-driving...

  • 5 tips for planning memorable holiday travel

    The holiday season can be the perfect time to travel. With school and work days off, it's a special way to reconnect with family and friends as you get to bask in that cheerful holiday spirit. Planning a holiday-themed trip is easier than you think, if you keep a few tips in mind. Follow these five...

  • What's the deal with teen driving crashes?

    It’s no surprise that teen drivers get into more traffic collisions than their older counterparts, but why? Some reasons include less driving experience, a higher willingness to take risks and passenger distraction. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that more than...

  • 6 ways to save on your next cruise vacation

    The waves breaking below you, the ocean breeze blowing through your hair, the excitement of a destination yet unexplored and a voyage of the finest comforts — does it get any better than a cruise? According to Cruise Lines International Association, cruises enjoy the highest satisfaction rate of...

  • The Caribbean is open for cruise vacations

    Contrary to what some may think, the hurricanes in September had little to no impact on the vast majority of the Caribbean — a far-reaching region covering more than 1 million square miles. In fact, of the nearly 100 ports in the Caribbean, almost 90 percent are open and fully operational — and...

  • 5 savvy strategies to calm your travel worries

    Traveling can make for some of the best moments of your life, but it is not without its challenges. After all, there are rooms to book, activities to plan and, of course, luggage to worry about. Without the right strategies, these challenges can seem pretty daunting. How daunting? A survey from...

  • Do vacations cause you stress? Try these tips

    Vacation is supposed to be fun and relaxing, but more than half of Americans say vacations cause them stress, and 46 percent say stress interferes with their enjoyment of traveling, according to a survey by HomeAway. Vacation stress comes from crowded airports, making transportation arrangements,...

  • Visit Billings on the trail to a distinctive 'brewcation' (Infographic)

    With six breweries, two distilleries and a cider house all within walking distance, Billings offers flavorful fun. The city, known as Montana's Trailhead, offers modern conveniences near authentic frontier experiences as well as natural wonders. Learn more about the city's walkable brewery district...

  • 5 ways your hotel can help you live a healthy lifestyle while traveling

    Sorry, but your browser does not support the video tag. Whether traveling for business or pleasure, a trip away from home means a shift away from your regular routine. In some ways, this can be fun and exciting, but if you're not careful, such a trip can also hinder the healthy lifestyle you've...

  • 5 preparation tips to make any cruise smooth sailing

    When it comes to a dream cruise, everyone has their own idea of the ideal vacation. The beautiful ocean waves breaking against the bow beneath you, the warm breeze blowing against your hair and the lure of new, unexplored destinations off in the distance. If you’re lucky, maybe your dream vacation...

  • 5 smart solutions when flying gets frustrating

    Decades ago, taking a flight was truly a privilege. People looked forward to comfy seats, cold drinks and friendly service. Today? Not so much. With cramped seating and impossibly long security lines, flying is the unpleasant grunt work of travel — something you endure to make it to the better thing....

  • Must-see Pittsburgh: In city experiencing change, visual arts remain vibrant

    As more Americans choose to invest in experiences, fall and winter getaways take priority spots on desk planners. Many will visit Pittsburgh, to explore its evolution as a rust belt city that has polished its grit. This once smoky steel-making capital of America turned incubator for new technologies...

  • Find inspiration along El Salvador's artisan trail

    While many would welcome an escape to paradise to delay the onset of winter, there are those of us who crave a getaway that takes things a step beyond the usual basking, rest and relaxation. In fact, 35 percent of respondents to a 2016 survey by market research company Gfk said they prefer vacations...

  • Lake Placid: More than just mountains (Infographic)

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  • Road salt means safe roads

    State and municipal departments of transportation are gearing up their winter maintenance plans to prepare for snow and ice. In addition to plows, road salt is an important tool to keep roads clear. Every year these agencies stockpile sufficient salt to last the winter season and store it in strategically...

  • Riding is the new driving: How to make the most of your ride

    New to ridesharing? So are most people, both drivers and passengers alike. Ridesharing matches you with a nearby driver who will pick you up and take you where you need to go. Calling a ride is as easy as opening up a ridesharing app and tapping a button; a driver will then arrive within minutes....

  • 6 simple steps to avoid distracted driving

    Mobile phones have become an essential part of life for most people, helping them stay connected and increase productivity. However, this technology can also be a distraction when driving, which puts everyone on the road at risk. More than one-quarter of all car crashes involve phone use, both with...

  • Back-to-school lessons for drivers

    With Americans around the country adjusting their daily commutes and driving habits to accommodate back-to-school schedules, it is a great time to brush up on Driving 101. Take the stress out of back-to-school travel by practicing these safe driving tips. Steer away from old habits Even something...

  • How Americans use public transportation in their everyday lives (Infographic)

    Public transit is the backbone of a multimodal lifestyle. People use it to go to and from work, and a growing number are taking it to go shopping and for leisure activities. Here is a look at how public transportation is “Keeping America On Track." Save Save Save

  • Traveling soon? Tips to stay sharp and avoid fraud

    If your suitcase is full, don’t worry — protecting yourself from fraud doesn’t mean more packing. But it does mean you should prepare for the challenge of keeping your personal info safe. According to an Experian(R) survey, 20 percent of respondents had sensitive information like credit or debit...

  • Suite rescue: 6 kid-friendly craft ideas to fill rainy vacation days

    Sorry, but your browser does not support the video tag. You’ve picked the perfect location, booked your hotel suite, lined up attraction tickets and done everything you could to make sure your last vacation before the official end-of-summer will be a success for kids and parents alike. However,...

  • 5 ways to explore the 'final frontier' on Florida's Space Coast

    When it comes to outer space, there is much to wonder over and dream about. Where else are there such colossal challenges paired with the infinite possibilities of discovery? For stargazers, dreamers and those who believe anything is possible, Florida has the perfect vacation spot for experiencing...

  • Travel tips to keep bed bugs at bay

    Planning an upcoming trip – maybe a long weekend getaway, or a family vacation before the kids head back to school, or perhaps you’re a road warrior who travels frequently for work? No matter what type of trip you have planned, you’ve probably already put together a packing list of what to take...

  • 5 late-summer road trip tips

    Last call for your summer road trip. Grab the family, call your friends: The Great American Road Trip still awaits. Don’t let summer fade into the sunset without a last hurrah. According to the Auto Club, you won’t be alone: 37.5 million Americans hit the road during the Independence Day holiday...

  • More than fun: 5 tips for planning a healthy vacation

    Taking a vacation is more than a fun getaway from the daily drudges of life. Turns out, travel has a multitude of benefits that can impact your health and wellness, too. Beyond stress reduction, vacations can improve heart health, mental health and personal relationships. In fact, men who take annual...

  • 4 steps to pack the perfect bugout bag

    If you’re the type of person who loves the outdoors, then this is probably your favorite time of year. The weather is beautiful, the daylight hours are long and everything is green. Whether you call it a hike, a climb or even a safari, this is the perfect time of year to get back to nature and...

  • Celebrate the Chisholm Trail's 150th anniversary with these 6 historic Texas towns

    This year, 2017, marks the Chisholm Trail’s 150th anniversary. The Chisholm Trail is the greatest migration of livestock in world history that relocated cattle from South Texas through Oklahoma all the way to Abilene, Kansas. The first herd to make the journey using the Chisholm Trail set off in...

  • 3 reasons to study abroad during high school

    Think about how your teenager will spend their next summer vacation. What if their months off from school could include something much bigger than the usual lineup of part-time jobs, sports practices and hanging out with friends? Picture this: Your teenager wakes up in a different bedroom in a different...

  • Have 48 hours? An incredible itinerary awaits in Boise

    Weekend travel is a growing trend as more people seek to use their days off to enjoy an adventure away from home. It's amazing how much fun and relaxation you can pack into 48 hours if you know the right places to visit! One hidden gem for weekend travelers is Southwest Idaho. Boise, the heart of...

  • Memories by the mile (Video)

    Sorry, but your browser does not support the video tag. With everything your family has on its plate — work, school, sports, recitals — it can be difficult to carve out meaningful quality time together. And when you do have that time together, you want to make it special. At half the cost of a hotel...

  • Let's go boating: 4 ways to get out on the water this summer

    Want to get away this summer? Skip the plane ride or long car trip and get out on the water. Whether it’s an hour after work cruising, a morning of fishing or a weekend of watersports, boating provides all the benefits of vacation at your convenience, close to home. In a recent study by Discover...

  • 6 tips to make the most of your visit to the zoo

    Children can’t help but be drawn to animals, so a visit to the zoo is always a winning and memorable choice for a summer outing. Introducing children to animals of all kinds, especially endangered species, will help foster a lifelong appreciation of them. With more and more animals needing help,...

  • 5 reasons to make your summer road trip a flight instead

    Summer break is an American institution, and that midyear break is often best enjoyed through travel. This year is no different; in fact, many experts expect this year’s summer travel season to be among the busiest ever. That is particularly true when it comes to air travel. According to research...

  • Use a rack to haul your gear during a summer road trip

    Summer has arrived, and for many that means it's time for a road trip. In a survey conducted by the American Automobile Association, 80 percent of families surveyed said they are planning a road trip vacation this summer, a 10 percent increase from last year. Those hitting the road may discover...

  • 3 tips to ensure you're ready to hit the road safely

    Temps are higher, the days are longer and road trips are planned. When it comes to getting our cars ready for the road, we habitually adjust our rear-view mirror and double-check fuel levels before putting the car in gear. We sometimes change our engine oil and refill the windshield fluid. Yet we...

  • Saranac Lake 6er: Are you up for the challenge? (Infographic)

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  • In the City of Bridges, You Gotta Regatta

    Pittsburgh, Pa., is one of the world’s hottest travel destinations right now. For proof, just consider the accolades recently bestowed upon the City of Bridges. From Zagat naming Pittsburgh the “No. 1 Food City” in the U.S. to Harper’s Bazaar choosing the city among the “Best Places to Travel in...

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