Lexington’s historic Distillery District gets a new lease on life

Approaching the Distillery District from downtown Lexington, Ky., motorists are taken aback by the large black-and-red mural depicting what looks to be – depending on your perspective – a demented scuba diver, a man wearing a gas mask, or more menacingly, a prison inmate flashing what may or may not be a gang symbol. Underneath are scrawled the words, "Caution. Do not feed."


You’ll love this day trip to ‘Calle 8’ in Miami – trust me

There's a little pocket in Miami as concentrated with flavor as a spoonful of adobo seasoning. Calle Ocho, (SW 8th Street) in the middle of Little Havana, is that place. The food, the personalities and the charm stretch from SW 10th Street to SW 19th. If you're looking to explore a new neighborhood or area in Florida, and you've already done day trips in West Palm Beach, inspiring Lake Worth or kid-friendly Jupiter, then this one is for you. Sure, things can get rowdy and hot very quickly (keep reading), but it's all part of Calle Ocho's magic.


Swim with manatees – legally – in Florida’s Crystal River

On a recent trip with my in-laws, my husband and I decided to do something different, something that would capture the interest of my animal-obsessed sister-in-law. After searching for what seemed like hours on Groupon, we came upon Manatee Tour and Dive in Crystal River – about 87 miles northwest of Orlando, Fla. – which offers the chance to swim with manatees.


Can you stand sand?

Armed with all my regular outdoor gear, plus special tent stakes for the sand, 4 gallons of water and enough sunscreen to slather an elephant, I headed to the Texas coast recently to find out what it's like to camp on the beach.


Universal Orlando hints at name of 4th theme park

Comcast executives in July gave a glimpse of how much they hope to amp up a war with Walt Disney World as they hinted at a possible name for a fourth theme park they believe would make Universal Orlando Resort destination for a week-long stay.

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Tour three airports in a minute

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Top 10 features of America's national parks

The National Parks Service released video of the Top 10 list of reasons to visit and celebrate America's parks, just in time for the summer vacation center and at the close of National Park Week (April 21-29, 2018).