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New York’s Central Park offers far more than greenery, statuary and paths for walkers and joggers. Main draws for visitors include the zoo, the nature sanctuary, the band shell, the literary walk and the movie tour.

The death of an Arizona firearms instructor by a 9-year-old girl who was firing a fully automatic Uzi displayed a tragic side of what has become a hot industry in the U.S.: gun tourism.

Another new high-rise resort could be in store for Ocean Boulevard in Myrtle Beach, replacing the Palmetto Shores Oceanfront Resort.

Nearly a year after a judge tossed out a permit for a $35 million cruise terminal in Charleston, the South Carolina Ports Authority is once again seeking federal permission for the project.

The ding of a cable car cutting through morning fog – where else but in San Francisco? It’s a diverse municipality where neighborhoods are authentic and distinctive

John Slaughter, a 13-year veteran of the National Park Service and supervisor of two U.S. parks in South Carolina, has been named supervisor of a newly formed federal park group that includes Kings Mountain National Military Park southwest of Charlotte.

A press release issued in honor of Aug. 17 being "National Aviation Day"  says good-old Charlotte...

Going, Going...
Mark your calendar for these great travel opportunities.

If you’re near Cleveland’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame or Canton for the Pro Football Hall of Fame, swing by the Man of Steel’s birthplace.

Fury 325 party at Carowinds

Spectacular Amalfi Coast with Hotel San Caterina sitting within the rock  (Photo: San PietroPOSIT...

Travel Better With Bob Taylor
Tribute shows continue holding, if not gaining, a footing in the world of concerts – especially in Myrtle Beach.

The Observer's sister newspaper The Sun News of Myrtle Beach now has a travel site dedicated to everything you need to know about visiting the area:

Road Trips: Drive time in the Carolinas
Spring & summer guide to fun
N.C. Mountains
Asheville | Asheville events | Cherokee | Boone/Blowing Rock | Lake Lure/Chimney Rock | Bryson City | Mountain Adventures | Mountain Hikes
N.C. Piedmont
Charlotte area | Raleigh | Winston-Salem | Greensboro | Durham | Great Uwharrie Hiking | Piedmont Adventures
N.C. Coast
Outer Banks | Great Croatan Hikes | Wilmington | Morehead City/Beaufort | Coastal Adventures