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Rabbits rule on isle where poison gas was once made

Charleston’s genteel upper crust portrayed themselves as anything but on Bravo’s reality TV show.

Nepal's attempts to salvage the Mount Everest climbing season took another hit Friday as more Sherpa mountain guides packed and left the base camp for their village homes a week after the deadliest disaster on the world's highest mountain.

Amsterdam has won court permission to ban marijuana cafes in its famous Red Light district, stepping up a crackdown on the city's freewheeling lifestyle.

Atlanta (www.atlanta.net) is a wonderful getaway. Music venues attract big-name stars as well as local artists. Theaters bring the finest dramatic performances within reach.

The big debut is the Charlotte Knights’ (www.charlotteknights.com) opening of their uptown home, BB&T Ballpark. Their regular season continues through Sept. 1.

Barcelona, Spain, is a seaside city to savor, with fresh markets, great Catalan food and culture.

How's this for a a spring road trip? Just add warm temperatures and a sunny sky and you're ready ...

Going, Going...
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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. Check out gotomyrtlebeach.com

Mark your calendar for these great travel opportunities.

For one of North Carolina’s best spots for boating and camping, set sail for the Kerr Lake State Recreation Area in the state’s northeastern Piedmont.

JERUSALEM, April 19, 2014 ?One of the first things visitors to the Holy Land are told is that man...

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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