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Travel Tip: Boating Courses
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Travel Tip: Boating Courses

Every summer, I remind people the importance of safe and responsible boating—and for anyone going out on the water–that includes getting proper training. The scary statistic is that boating fatalities… Read More…

Slideshow: The Best Places for Boating
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Slideshow: The Best Places for Boating

Summer’s here and if you’re anything like Peter, that means it’s time to get on the water. For Peter, any time that he can get out on the water he… Read More…

Swimming in Robert H. Treman State Park.  Photo credit: New York State Office of Parks and Historic Preservation
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Travel Tip: Swimming Vacations

If you’re an avid swimmer, going on a trip doesn’t mean you’re stuck doing laps in the hotel pool. In fact, there’s a whole trend of open-water experiences where swimming… Read More…

Travel Tip: Boating Apps
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Travel Tip: Boating Apps

You always want to have reliable communication devices when heading out in a boat. But these days, your mobile phone can do a lot more than just make emergency calls…. Read More…

Travel Tip: Boating Safety
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Travel Tip: Boating Safety

It is a topic I talk about every year and for good reason: It’s boating season and that means it’s time to pay attention to some safety basics. First there’s… Read More…

Slideshow: The Best Places for Whitewater Rafting
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Slideshow: The Best Places for Whitewater Rafting

Memorial Day is right around the corner so it’s time to start planning summer activities. This week’s Best Places for Everything slideshow is getting you out on the river for… Read More…

4 Ways to Reset Your 2012 Goals This Spring
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4 Ways to Reset Your 2012 Goals This Spring

Remember the end of 2011 when you diligently made your New Year’s resolutions? You vowed lose weight, get more active and eat better. You may have fallen off the wagon,… Read More…

Destin: Like a Local & Peter’s Top Five Waterfront Activities
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Destin: Like a Local & Peter’s Top Five Waterfront Activities

Peter travels all over the world for Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio and now he wants to take you with him! Don’t just hear about what the locals are doing on… Read More…

Travel Deals: January Athletic and Adventure Travel Savings
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Travel Deals: January Athletic and Adventure Travel Savings

If you’re an athlete or just a sports fan, this week’s travel deals are for you. Reach for your skis, your jersey, your diving gear, or fishing rod to take… Read More…

Travel Tip: Water Sport Safety
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Travel Tip: Water Sport Safety

While a vacation may seem like the ideal time to try out a new sport like snorkeling and water-skiing. But there are important safety concerns to keep in mind―especially for… Read More…

Travel Tip: Accessible Diving
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Travel Tip: Accessible Diving

Sure, scuba diving requires training and certification. But that doesn’t mean it’s off limits to people with disabilities. Here’s how you can get involved. The Handicapped Scuba Association developed a… Read More…

The Chilling and Thrilling List: Abacos, Bahamas
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The Chilling and Thrilling List: Abacos, Bahamas

A resort getaway may aim to keep you on property spending money, but Donna M. Owens heads to the Bahamas to find chilling and thrilling ways to relax like the… Read More…

Five Unforgettable New Experiences on Florida’s Space Coast
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Five Unforgettable New Experiences on Florida’s Space Coast

NASA may have scrapped its space shuttle program, but Jackie Perrin offers five new reasons that you should plan a side trip to Florida’s Space Coast on your next central… Read More…

Hidden Gems: Wales, Adventures in Wales
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Hidden Gems: Wales, Adventures in Wales

Wales may be known for its serene pastoral landscapes, but there’s nothing peaceful about adventure travel in this country. In Wales, going off-the-beaten-path means literally going off-road, underground and even… Read More…

The Complete Hidden Gems: Bermuda
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The Complete Hidden Gems: Bermuda

Famous for its pink sand beaches and infamous triangle, Bermuda has a reputation for being an elite travel destination. But even though it is one of the smallest territories in… Read More…

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Green Living and Travel in Hamburg, Germany

While it may be hard to imagine, industrial Hamburg is at the forefront of the green eco-movement. Dena Rochwerger-Braun investigates the brave new world of walking, biking and pedal boats… Read More…

Hurricane Irene Sparks Evacuations Along East Coast
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Hurricane Irene Sparks Evacuations Along East Coast

With meteorologists claiming that Hurricane Irene has the potential to be the worst hurricane to hit the Northeast since Hurricane Gloria in 1985, travel plans and end of summer vacations… Read More…

Family Fishing Trip: Ireland’s Rivers, Streams & Loughs
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Family Fishing Trip: Ireland’s Rivers, Streams & Loughs

We’ve always said that it’s not the style, but the substance of any vacation that makes the real difference in any experience. Film producer Clara Bingham was heading to Ireland… Read More…

Martha's Vineyard at sunset
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Car-Free Martha’s Vineyard Vacation: Biking, Rowing, Beating Traffic

When a U.S. president travels, gridlock is almost guaranteed to precede the nation’s chief executive’s arrival and congestion seems to envelop that location. What happens when a U.S. president vacations?… Read More…