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RoadTrips: 2014 fall & winter travel guide
Read about where to see the best fall foliage and holiday illuminations in the Observer's travel guide.


Travelers to France can immerse themselves in more than 150 “undiscovered” villages throughout the country thanks to the webiste for Plus Beaux Villages de France (“The Most Beautiful Villages of France”).

Asheville’s Chocolate Lounge serves approximately 130,000 customers a year. At its chocolate factory nearby are tours and tastings.

Travelers to France can immerse themselves in more than 150 “undiscovered” villages throughout the country thanks to the webiste for Plus Beaux Villages de France (“The Most Beautiful Villages of France”).

A record 15.6 million people attended North Carolina's state parks and recreation areas last year, 10 percent more than in 2013, the state announced Wednesday.

The National Trust for Historic Preservation stepped into a debate Tuesday over whether an 1893 amphitheater on the grounds of the Chautauqua Institution should be demolished and replaced.

Throughout the quieter parts of the French Quarter, residents and businesses have posted signs that read "Caution: Walk in Large Groups. We (heart) N.O.P.D. We Just Need More."

Brookgreen Gardens -- the  sculptures-plus-gardens destination in Pawleys Island, S.C.-- is not y...

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Photographer's road trip in Cuba

The Bernina Express goes over, under, around and through a circular viaduct  (wikipedia)SWITZERLA...

Travel Better With Bob Taylor
The Wilmington Wine & Chocolate Festival is this weekend; the main attraction for many will be the Marketplace event all day Saturday and Sunday.

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

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