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    California's Point Pinos Lighthouse continues to shine

    As thousands of seagoing adventurers, caught up in gold fever, made their way along California's long, dark coast, not a single light led the way.

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    Busch Gardens Tampa Bay courts foodies with new festival

    Bacon macaroni and cheese or deconstructed duck confit? Coconut shrimp or goat cheese fingerling potato tart? Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is holding its first food and wine festival on weekends through the end of April, and in the spotlight is a good mix of the comfortable and the bold.

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    Headlands Dunes preserve is a wild Lake Erie beach with sand, forest, marshes

    Once there were 170 miles of unspoiled Lake Erie beaches with dunes and beach-loving vegetation on Ohio's North Coast. Few remain today.

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    A romantic Napa proposal-moon

    It was the second time in an hour I'd been asked a question I wasn't expecting.

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    Santa Cruz: Beyond the beach

    Back in my high school days in California, we were all about the beach, and Santa Cruz was the ultimate summer hot spot for us cool kids living in San Jose. Just a short hop over the hill in my '84 Mustang GT, my gal pals and I would make a blinders-on beeline for the Boardwalk's sand, sun and swabs...

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    New in Laie

    The small town of Laie, Oahu, is growing. The heavily Mormon town on Oahu's northeast coast is known for its luaus and preservation of cultural influences that formed Hawaii. It is the home of the Polynesian Cultural Center, one of Oahu's biggest attractions. Now, Laie has three new things:

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    Hawaii beckons, and now's the time

    HONOLULU - The beach is free. The silky aqua water costs nothing. And the sunshine doesn't cost a dime.

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    Vintage road trip to Florida's wineries

    You wouldn't know from passing the building on King Street in St. Augustine, Fla., that a nightclub is on the third floor of the San Sebastian Winery - or that it's rocking on this Friday night. The entrance and parking are in the back, and not much light or sound is leaking out.

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    Disney parks offer more 'Frozen' fun in Florida and California

    ANAHEIM, Calif. - After the success of Disney's 2013 movie "Frozen" and its introduction of Arendelle sisters Elsa and Anna, it's largely forgotten that an early trailer for the movie didn't even show Elsa and Anna; it was all about Olaf the snowman and reindeer Sven.

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    A lot to look at on the Riviera

    When most people think of the French Riviera, they probably think of the glitzy beach resort of St. Tropez or the glamorous celebrity hangout of Cannes or the jet-set resort of Nice. While these towns are the magnets that lure travelers to this slice of European paradise, there are many smaller ...

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