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Tourists, Locals Keeping Mississippi River Cruises Busy

In Dubuque, river cruises are a source of fun and excitement for tourists and locals alike. Behind the scenes, captains and crews navigate the Mississippi River, taking note of water levels, currents and river traffic as they journey through the water and the river’s system of locks and dams.

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Yosemite

Yosemite National Park: Scenic Sights Assault the Senses

When I encountered my first giant Sequoia in the Mariposa Grove, I could not tilt my head far back enough to see the top. Walking around the trunk practically required a GPS.

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Travel: How To Be Frugal And Still Have Fun

That first post-vaccine vacation is finally a possibility for many, but after more than a year without travel, the sticker shock is no joke.

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Flexibility

One Trick To Traveling Cheaply: Flexibility

So you want to travel on a budget. Who doesn’t? Yet it’s easy to get overwhelmed by all the cheap travel tips, hacks and strategies out there that promise unbelievable deals on airfare and hotels. 

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New York Empire State Rd. Offers Rolling Farmlands, Wine, Race Cars

Mention New York and most people think “City.” They picture the urban center of skyscrapers, the Statue of Liberty and countless other attractions.

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3 International Travel Ideas For Your Summer Trip

So you’re ready to hit the skies for an international flight after more than a year of COVID-19 lockdowns, quarantines and restrictions, but where can you go? Some countries are reopening to Americans, but the degree of reopening varies.

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