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Sep 20, 2011 11:23 AM ET // Alexander Davies
If you want to fly but don't have the guts for hang gliding or BASE jumping, ziplining is a fun, safe alternative. With lines that range from 100 feet to more than a mile, locations around the world offer an incredible variety of great opportunities to try it out. Fly at speeds up to 100 [...]
Dec 27, 2011 04:40 PM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
Had enough of being trapped indoors this winter? Get outside with our DIY Winter Adventure series. Christmas may be over, but many schoolchildren around the country are still enjoying their winter break. That means parents need to find seasonal diversions until they can get their kids back to schoo...
Nov 4, 2011 03:37 PM ET // Alexander Davies
There are a lot of great ways to explore new places -- by car, on foot, bicycle, even airplane. But there's something about doing it on horseback that's different- the connection between you and the animal has a way of making an experience with nature more intimate and real. If you're considering a...
Dec 5, 2011 03:42 PM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
As far as vacation thrills go, parasailing is simple enough concept: One or two passengers attached to a parachute fastened to a motorboat cruise in the air as the boat glides on the water. And if you don't feel like just hanging back in the shallow end of the pool on your next beach-side vacation ...
Mar 7, 2012 08:44 PM ET // Alexander Davies
Every spring, untold number of college and high school students stream south for a week of binge drinking on the beach. That's all well and good if you're among them, but if you're not, you'll want to avoid them like the plague. This list of the six worst places to spend spring break is based [...]
May 22, 2012 01:04 PM ET // David Goodspeed
Memorial Day weekend is quickly upon us and signals the unofficial beginning to the summer travel season. Those of you still wondering what to do this year might be interested in U.S. News Travel's list of best summer vacations that was released recently. Yellowstone National Park ranks high in sev...