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Taking it easy in Duck, N.C. —Spanning 200 miles, the string of barrier islands off the North Carolina coast is home to wild horses, scenic lighthouses and the East Coast's tallest natural sand dune. READ STORY
Get your skee-ball on at Panama City Beach —I first visited Panama City Beach about 30 years ago, and I've always had more vivid memories of the beach town than the Magic Kingdom. READ STORY
More to basic photography than pointing and shooting —Digital camera owners in the United States will shoot 27 billion photos this. It's also likely, that many of those photos will be bad. READ STORY
Turkey offers delightful sights —Now that I've been to Turkey, I have a confession: It wasn't in my Top 10 list of travel destinations. But after a 12-day educational tour of the country, I find myself raving about Turkey. READ STORY
Find your stride on Vermont's trails —The epicenter of mountain biking on the East Coast is in East Burke, Vt., a hamlet near Burke Mountain. READ STORY
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Tweet your way to a better deal —Social-networking site Twitter has some socially redeeming qualities for travelers. READ STORY
Experience life in a gold-mining town —The number people who flock to casinos in Cripple Creek, Colo., is likely to increase now that Colorado’s gaming rules have been loosened. READ STORY
Telluride is a vacation gold mine —Though Telluride is known as a ski town, there's little here that resembles one. Instead, it looks much like it must have at the beginning of the 20th century — a Colorado mining town. READ STORY
A new model for independent travelers —A new trend of “do-it-yourself” hotels is being embraced by independent boutiques and major chains alike. READ STORY
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