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Colorado Ski Country USA Welcomes Skiers, Riders With Improvements On and Off Mountains

Colorado Ski Country USA Welcomes Skiers, Riders With Improvements On and Off Mountains

by Karen Rubin Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com   Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) member ski areas will welcome guests this season with a slew of l improvements and programs to delight guests of all ages, abilities and interests levels. “Guests to…

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy To Focus on TrailNation Advocacy for New Biking/Walking Trails

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy To Focus on TrailNation Advocacy for New Biking/Walking Trails

  by Karen Rubin Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com   On the fifth and last day of our 160-mile Rails-to-Trails Conservancy Sojourn on the Delaware-Lehigh Trail, the 37-mile bike ride back to the Hugh Moore Park in Easton along the Pennsylvania side…

Gold Coast Film Festival Kicks Off With Gala Honoring Film & TV Legend Robert Wagner with Hollywood Golden Era Award

Gold Coast Film Festival Kicks Off With Gala Honoring Film & TV Legend Robert Wagner with Hollywood Golden Era Award

by Karen Rubin Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com The stars shone over the Gold Coast Arts Center in Great Neck, Long Island as film and television star Robert Wagner was honored with the second annual Burton Moss Hollywood Golden Era Award in recognition of his long, illustrious career…

New York City’s 45th Annual Village Halloween Parade Dazzles with “I AM a Robot” Theme

New York City’s 45th Annual Village Halloween Parade Dazzles with “I AM a Robot” Theme

By Karen Rubin Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com   The 45th annual, iconic New York City Village Halloween Parade brought out thousands of costumed participants around the theme, “I AM a Robot!” “With artificial intelligences learning, adapting, interpreting and reacting as humans do,…

Rails-to-Trails Sojourn on the Delaware-Lehigh Trail: America’s Revolution Comes to Life at Washington Crossing

Rails-to-Trails Sojourn on the Delaware-Lehigh Trail: America’s Revolution Comes to Life at Washington Crossing

by Karen Rubin Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com   Being here at Washington Crossing State Park on the Pennsylvania shore of the Delaware River, hearing the story of General George Washington crossing icy water on that fateful Christmas night, I realize that…

Rails-to-Trails Sojourn on Delaware-Lehigh Trail Showcases Repurposed Canal Towpath & History of Industrial Revolution

Rails-to-Trails Sojourn on Delaware-Lehigh Trail Showcases Repurposed Canal Towpath & History of Industrial Revolution

by Karen Rubin Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com   I race from the historic Asa Packer Mansion to the railroad station in the center of Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, where a ceremony is being held to open the new Mansion House pedestrian/biking bridge…

Biking the Delaware & Lehigh Trail, Showcased on Rails-to-Trails Conservancy’s Last Sojourn BikeTour

Biking the Delaware & Lehigh Trail, Showcased on Rails-to-Trails Conservancy’s Last Sojourn BikeTour

by Karen Rubin Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com   Fall is a superb time to bike some of the phenomenal multi-purpose trails repurposed from rail lines and canal tow paths. This year, I became acquainted with one of the best in our…

‘Harry Potter: A History of Magic’ is Spellbinding Exhibit at New-York Historical Society

‘Harry Potter: A History of Magic’ is Spellbinding Exhibit at New-York Historical Society

by Karen Rubin Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com “Harry Potter: A History of Magic”, the newly opened exhibit at the New-York Historical Society Museum & Library only on view until January 27, is a must-see on so many levels. It isn’t just…

Halloween Happenings, Oktoberfest Take Center Stage in Fall Festivals

Halloween Happenings, Oktoberfest Take Center Stage in Fall Festivals

By Karen Rubin Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com   Halloween in Sleepy Hollow Country SLEEPY HOLLOW, NY — Halloween in Sleepy Hollow Country is legendary, and this year, introduces new events including The Unsilent Picture. Historic Hudson Valley’s fall events, the largest…

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