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Travel By Train For Your Next Vacation

To get better acquainted with Amtrak, the nation’s railroad service, here’s a simple yet very helpful guide to understanding how get onboard a passenger train.

09/11/2014

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Best Last-Minute Labor Day Vacation Spots Near Chicago

You’ll be ready for fall after chilling at one of these nearby destinations from Chicago over Labor Day weekend.

08/17/2013

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South Florida’s Most Comfortable Wilderness Retreats

This “Best Of” list offers options to explore the abundant wilderness in and around South Florida, while enjoying the comforts of home or a hotel.

05/22/2013

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Out In Style: Most Comfortable Wilderness Retreats Near Chicago

Plan your next vacation in a rustic cabin or lodge in the great outdoors. From forest preserves in the suburbs to cottages in southwest Michigan, there are plenty of places to plan a relaxing vacation within two hours of Chicago.

04/20/2013

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NYC’s Most Romantic Winter Getaways

Impress your date this Valentine’s Day with a weekend away or a staycation in New York City. From fine dining to late checkouts, you’ll be sure to enjoy a romantic getaway with the one you love.

01/02/2013

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Best Winter Road Trip Destinations Near Chicago

Take the initiative to avoid zombie children this winter by planning a trip or two. There are numerous options for a quick family trip within driving distance of Chicago. Plan ahead and create a great winter vacation for your family.

11/30/2012

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Spring Break Getaway Deals Are Still Out There

CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker found some great last-minute bargains up for grabs.

03/08/2012