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What to do along the Blue Ridge Parkway
Attractions are diverse and many, and range from wine-tasting to theater, bluegrass music to a train ride.


Slideshow: There was a severe outbreak of travel envy as we poured over the hundreds of photos submitted for our annual reader photo competition. It takes an eye for artistry to frame a moment and convey a feeling and the photos displayed here are stunning.

Ken Burns’ new documentary about the Roosevelts – presidents Theodore and Franklin, and Franklin’s wife Eleanor – is bound to stir interest in some of the places connected to them. Here’s a look at some major Roosevelt sites.

Beset by crushing debt, fleeing customers and run-down facilities, Trump Plaza on Tuesday became the fourth casino in Atlantic City to shut down this year.

Air France canceled at least half its flights around the world on Monday as pilots began a weeklong strike, highlighting the trouble Europe's flagship airlines face in keeping up with low-cost competitors.

Do you leave a tip in your hotel room for the maid? Marriott is launching a program with Maria Shriver to put envelopes in hotel rooms to encourage tipping.

Miss New York Kira Kazantsev won the Miss America pageant Sunday night, with the help of a red plastic cup.

Where are you spending the night of Tuesday, Nov. 11?If you're a veteran, you could spend Veteran...

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

Fall beach dance

African lion rests in the sun of South Africa  (Photo: John Lasater)CHARLOTTE, September 19, 2014...

Travel Better With Bob Taylor
Looking for a place to enjoy the Grand Strand’s outdoors? Here’s where to point your shoes.

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: gotomyrtlebeach.com

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



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