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ENTRIES CLOSE MONDAY: Win up to $1,000 when you enter the 2018 Destinations Photo Contest!

Vacation photographs often capture perfect moments in favorite places. Send us your best ones by July 16 for a chance to win up to $1,000 in our Destinations Photo Contest. The top photographs submitted will also be featured in a national publication reaching more than 1 million households. Read more

Texas ranch shows President Johnson's struggles and triumphs

STONEWALL, Texas (AP) — Fifty years ago, a depressed President Lyndon Johnson decided not to seek another term. Martin Luther King, Jr. had just been assassinated. Cities were burning in riots. College students marched against the Vietnam War. Read more

TravelLab: Adults take over science museums when night falls

NEW YORK (AP) — Sometimes, in the middle of the night, nocturnal creatures are allowed to roam the halls of New York's American Museum of Natural History, free from shouting and swarming children. They are adult humans, known to sometimes quietly contemplate science with a cocktail. Read more

Deadly fire shuts down key route to Yosemite National Park

MARIPOSA, Calif. (AP) — A wildfire that killed a California firefighter grew quickly and forced the closure of a key route into Yosemite National Park as crews contended with sweltering conditions Sunday, authorities said. Read more

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The Latest: Crews to try again to get body of firefighter

MARIPOSA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on wildfires in California (all times local): Read more

Taste of the Tour: Creamy cheese in 'Venice of the Alps'

ROUBAIX, France (AP) — At long last, it's time to climb. Read more

Rush on for casinos to start sports bets before football

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey gambling regulators are warning casinos to submit their plans for sports betting by Monday or risk not being approved in time for the start of football season. Read more

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The 50 friendliest cities in the world

This list is your first step towards not only vacationing, but vacationing responsibly in cities that are waiting with open arms. Read more

Six surprising ways to travel for free or on the cheap

Were it not for the cost, many of us would spend significantly more time on vacation. The following free and cheap travel methods are certa… Read more

30 small Wisconsin communities you may never have heard of

Whether they're off-beat or just off the beaten path, these 30 small Wisconsin communities are worth getting to know better. Read more

Photos: The confluence of the Wisconsin and Mississippi Rivers

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PHOTOS: THE GREAT RIVER - 400 miles of the Mississippi

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The Latest: Firefighter died in bulldozer near Yosemite

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a wildfire burning near Yosemite National Park (all times local): Read more

The Latest: Utah residents help neighbors after flooding

SPRINGDALE, Utah (AP) — The Latest on Utah flooding (all times local): Read more

Yellowstone National Park continues to improve cell service

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Cellular phone service in Yellowstone National Park will see improvements this summer despite criticism from some that argue increased connectivity takes away from the serenity of the country's first national park. Read more