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Parisians Are Not As Excited About New Nonstop Flight As We Are

A few ways future Tourism Ambassador to France Martha Hoover could lure her people over yonder.

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Buffalo Trace Distillery Unearths “Bourbon Pompeii”

If we’re ever buried and forgotten, we hope it’s in a room full of high-quality whiskey like this.

Amish Country, Shipshewana - September 2014
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The Golden Hours

Before Starbucks created pumpkin lattes, the real excitement of autumn was waiting for the leaves to turn. But Mother Nature is a cruel tour agent. Who hasn’t scheduled a weekend road trip in search of fiery foliage only to discover that the sassafras and sugar maples were lagging behind schedule, or that the leaves on […]

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10 People Who Have Eaten At The Indiana Cafe In Paris

These people don’t look embarrassed to be seen at a chain serving mozzarella sticks.

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Day Trip: Small-Town "Pride"

“There is a perceived novelty in what we do, given our rural community nestled in the Heartland,” says Jonathan Balash, president and director of Spencer Pride. “People hear about small towns being small-minded, but that’s a big misconception.”

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Madison’s RiverRoots Music Fest Boasts Big-Time Headliners

The impressive music lineup makes the festival’s lively marketplace, friendly crowd, bountiful food trucks and craft beer, and picturesque Ohio riverfront setting seem like mere perks.

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Wit’s End: Deborah Paul On Common Sense

How is it even remotely possible that a man who heard voices in his head telling him to kill, and visited jihadist chat rooms, was not only permitted to own a 9 mm handgun but was allowed to check it—as well as ammunition—on a plane to Fort Lauderdale?

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Top Shelf: Louisville Dining

Even if you can’t yet get a table at Whiskey Dry, Lee’s other restaurants—and the city’s oft-toasted dining scene at large—offer reasons aplenty to cross the Ohio.

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Be More Pacific: Seattle Travel

Check in at the Thompson Hotel, and you could be in a glass-walled suite gazing past the gray-blue waves of Puget Sound to the snow-frosted Olympic mountains.

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Do The Wright Thing: A Special Occasion For The Architect’s Masterpieces

Named the “all-time greatest work of American architecture” by the American Institute of Architects, Fallingwater in southwestern Pennsylvania sits perched, as its name suggests, on the precipice of a waterfall in a pristine wooded setting.

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On The Road With The Dadball Era

There are battles to be fought everywhere—in all directions, inside and out, at all times—during a 14-hour car ride to the Florida Gulf Coast with three bickering kids in the backseat and a pregnant wife in the front and 9,000,000 other Midwestern motorists screaming south down I-65 in unison, in a frenzied, cabin-fevered hell-pack. The family […]

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Day Trip: Goose Pond Fish And Wildlife Area

You can see thousands of the water-loving sandhill cranes from a new state-of-the-art visitor’s center, which overlooks the state’s largest wetlands preserve.

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Out Of This World: Adult Space Academy

Adult Space Academy, in “Rocket City” Huntsville, Alabama, is about as close as you can get to being an astronaut—or at least to playing one on a movie set.

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How An Executive Order Changed A Butler Study-Abroad Group’s Travel Plans

“This misguided travel ban only shows that we need more exposure to diverse people, religions, languages, and ways of life, so that the unfamiliar becomes less feared,” says Butler University’s study abroad director.

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Day Trip: Bloomington Week of Chocolate

Bloomington’s Week of Chocolate festivities atone for indulgence by benefiting charity.

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