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Picking a bourbon isn't the one-two-three choice it used to be. There's been a boom in brands, especially from small, premium producers, not to mention a flood of new styles. Will you go for a barrel-aged version? Honey flavored? How about a bourbon that's been aged at sea?
MONTE CARLO, Monaco — Just before noon on a brilliant Riviera day, two columns of guards line up smartly in front of the Prince's Palace, gold braid glinting on their full dress uniforms, vivid blue helmets rivaling the azure sky.
This May 13, 2013 photo shows the route for the Grand Prix race in Monaco. The race is held each May but you can walk the route any other time of year; it's about 2 miles long, with maps available at the Monaco tourism center. The route takes you past the Monte Carlo Casino, along the coast and around the famous hairpin turn in front of the Fairmont hotel. (AP Photo/Michelle Locke)
PHOENIX — The state has gotten back some of the funds it sent to Washington to keep the Grand Canyon open during the federal shutdown.
NEW YORK — Each night, people in apartments all over New York City are cleaning up, putting out fresh towels and clearing out — to rent their private space to strangers from around the world.
The trains are rolling in, tour buses are pulling up and vehicles are moving steadily through the entrance gates of Grand Canyon National Park after Arizona struck a deal with the federal government to reopen the landmark tourist area.
The Grand Canyon National Park is set to reopen Saturday.
GRANTVILLE, Ga. — When the cotton mill closed, the rural Georgia town of Grantville began a slow transformation into a ghost town.
We don’t need the government to go camping
It's been reported the last words Steve Jobs said were, "Oh wow, oh wow, oh wow."
BIMINI, Bahamas — Every time a cruise ship docks in Bimini, the population of this tiny archipelago just 50 miles off the coast of Miami could nearly double.
I changed jobs this summer! Well, to be exact I changed jobs for a month this summer. At the request of my oldest daughter, who graduated from high school this year, we joined a group of 17 other high school kids and went to Fiji to build toilets.
This undated photo provided by the Connecticut Office of Tourism shows a path at Hammonasset Beach State Park in Madison, Conn. Hammonasset is the state’s largest shoreline park, with a boardwalk and more than 2 miles of beach. Parking is free from mid-September to April 20. (AP Photo/Connecticut Office of Tourism)
In this Sept. 11, 2013 photo, a man stands outside the shopping center in Bimini, Bahamas. Every time a cruise ship docks in Bimini, the population of this tiny archipelago just 50 miles off the coast of Miami could nearly double. That may be profitable for a place that lives off tourism. But many worry the recent launch of a new cruise line disgorging hundreds of visitors each day could be too much of a good thing. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)
In this Sept. 10, 2013 photo, Resorts World Bimini's Super Fast ship sits off shore, after unloading passengers from Miami for a day trip in Bimini, Bahamas. Every time a cruise ship docks in Bimini, the population of this tiny archipelago just 50 miles off the coast of Miami could nearly double. That may be profitable for a place that lives off tourism. But many worry the recent launch of a new cruise line disgorging hundreds of visitors each day could be too much of a good thing. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)
NINE MILE, Jamaica — Napa and Sonoma have their wine tours, and travelers flock to Scotland to sample the fine single malt whiskies. But in Jamaica, farmers are offering a different kind of trip for a different type of connoisseur.
NEW YORK — Hotels want you to stay a while — in their lobbies.
PHOENIX – Saying the country represents far more to Arizona than customer support call centers, Gov. Jan Brewer hopes to increase the state's trading with India.
NEW YORK — Ahh, the joys of roughing it in the great outdoors — champagne, high thread-count sheets, flat-screen television. Camping, New York City-style.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Desert sands and spectacular gorges, sure. But fall foliage? In Arizona?
Mayor Marlin Kuykendall took a lead role in helping Prescott mourn the loss of 19 firefighters this summer, sharing the stage with the governor and Vice President Joe Biden at a nationally televised memorial. He set aside campaigning in the midst of a re-election bid to focus almost entirely on the fallen firefighters, and his victory to a third term seemed like a safe bet.
Town of Gilbert planning and development officials will continue reaching out to the community as they gear up to bring the proposed downtown Heritage arts, culture and entertainment district to the Town Council on Sept. 5.
Vacationers to the Valley often spend part of it in Scottsdale, as the local tourism promotion machine is an impressive one. It’s one of those places that doesn’t require the word “Arizona” after it in conversation. People know where it is, for well or ill.