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We held our breath when we asked readers to "tell us where to go." In so doing, we took the risk of opening the door to rude comments and -- perhaps worse -- being ignored. But we were pleasantly surprised on both counts. Not only did people hold their...
Tags: Wildlife, Adults, Fishing, Los Angeles Times, National Parks
The Lituya Bay tsunami dwarfs the Asian tsunami. It hit in 1958 and was so large, that for a time, the wave would have swamped the sears tower by almost 300 feet! The difference is, it hit in a very remote part of the world. Lituya Bay is located about...
Special to the Chicago TribuneConsumers are drowning in a sea of bad economic news. So are cruise lines. Consumers, though, are under no obligation to spend their money, but ships do have to sail. To fill their ships' berths, cruise lines are floating deals and making offers you...
Endangered blue whales frequent the Sea of Cortes east of Mexico's Baja Peninsula, and so do paddlers on excursions operated by Sea Kayak Adventures. Covering about 6 miles per day in Loreto Bay National Marine Park, kayakers are likely to see the whales,...
Tags: Trips and Vacations, Wildlife, Travel, Sports, Travel Deals
The top places on public lands to take fall pictures, from the National Park Foundation: 1. Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, Washington (for views of Capitol) 2. Beaver Chief Falls, Glacier National Park, Mont. 3. George Washington &...
Hartford CourantPORTSMOUTH, Va. -- Possibly the Hampton Roads area hasn't heard there's a bad economy going on, that we need to be thrifty and not squander our resources. Instead, this happily cluttered corner of Virginia luxuriantly overflows with fascinating places,...
Wood Pond PressNew Hampshire has a mere eighteen miles of coastline, but it makes the most of it. The southern half around Seabrook and Hampton Beach are as chock-a-block beachy and touristy as the most crowded parts of the Jersey Shore. The northern half around Rye and...
Tags: Dining and Drinking, Wildlife, Plymouth, Adults, Fishing
Times Staff WriterFace to face with great white sharks -- in a cage Become shark bait for a day on thrill-seekers' cruises to the feeding grounds of great white sharks off the California coast. The adventure trips are available in two packages: daylong cruises to the...
Times Staff WriterGrant Washburn is conflicted by the change roiling his sport. And that's an unwelcome frame of mind in the world of big-wave riding, where, to paraphrase the late Mark Foo, if you hesitate, your worst fears will come true. Washburn is a respected local...
Tribune senior correspondentIn knee-high grass and goldenrod, eight police on horseback stood silent sentry at the crash site of United Airlines Flight 93 as victims' families and grateful citizens from across the country came together Wednesday and vowed never to forget the heroism...
Tags: Aircraft Hijacking, Laura Bush, Boeing Co., Wildlife, Terrorism
Special to The TimesMy husband and I were trying to enjoy the breezy, 75-degree evening with a walk along the beach, but fireworks kept tripping us up. The first time we stopped was to watch the huge frenzy of color overhead. But the second time it was because we realized...
Times Staff WriterHere's a riddle: Why did more than three-quarters of the 448,861 people who visited this breathtaking national treasure last year never set foot on dry land? The answer: They were seeing the wonders of southeast Alaska, including Glacier Bay, from the...
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