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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Recently seen around St. Pete: A squad of 20-somethings took turns pushing pucks down a shuffleboard court, giving each other congratulatory fist bumps and dipping into their cooler to fish out another can of White Claw. A guy with tattoo sleeves dropped his skateboard on a patch of sand, hung a hammock between a pair of palm trees and gently swayed to the sounds of ...

With Washington, D.C.'s annual National Cherry Blossom Festival canceled this year amid escalating COVID-19 "shelter in place" orders around the country, it would be a shame to miss out on the glorious sight of the National Mall bursting into delicate, pastel pink efflorescence just because it's your civic duty to remain at home. This is why the nonprofit National Cherry Blossom Festival ...

Let's get one thing straight. It's not irresponsible or shallow to be upset about your derailed vacation plans. David Schonfeld, a developmental-behavioral pediatrician, who is a professor at the University of Southern California and spokesman for the Academy of Pediatrics on disaster preparedness.

For Mika Kanofsky, 17, that place has long been Beaches Ocho Rios. It's not the watersports, the ocean or that he can eat all he likes whenever he likes, it's that the Pennsylvania teen-- and his family-- are embraced and accepted. Beaches Resorts, there are two in Jamaica and one in Turks and Caicos, and part of Sandals, became the first resort company in the world to attain...

Californians tend to hold these truths as self-evident: Half Dome is made of granite. Yosemite Falls is made of plummeting water. And the Ahwahnee, grande dame of Yosemite National Park since 1927, is the most luxurious and beloved national park lodging we have in the state. But is it? And is it worth $376 a night? In the last two years, the Ahwahnee has regained its name after a trademark ...

Consumers got no additional protections in the stimulus bill. So, in a follow-up to last week's column on "Airlines Playing Hardball," the hardball game is going into the second inning with no pro-consumer calls from the folks who are supposed to help. The U.S., Canada, Europe, and other areas have established rules for involuntary cancellation that are also...

ORLANDO, Fla. - If you can't go to the alligators, then Gatorland will bring the alligators to you. No, the longtime Orlando attraction is not ramping up a reptile-delivery service. It is introducing two daily productions streamed to stay-at-home folks created by the coronavirus pandemic. Temporarily closed attractions are using internet and social-media platforms to entertain and educate. ...

The State Department on Thursday issued a Level 4 advisory, asking U.S. citizens to "avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19." But will the new warning affect whether your trip insurance will cover your expenses if you are caught abroad? "Generally speaking, the answer is no," said Julie Loffredi of InsureMyTrip, an insurance aggregator that helps consumers compare ...