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    Beyond the Liberty Bell: Exploring Western Philly

    (BPT) - A visit to Philadelphia is sure to be steeped in American history and culture. It doesn't get more American than the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall, where the Founding Fathers signed the Declaration of Independence in 1776. And it doesn't get more authentically Philly than cheesesteaks at competing Geno's Steaks and Pat's King Of Steaks, and the oldest farmers market in the country, Reading Terminal Market. But, when you've been there, done that, what else can you explore?

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    Wisconsin landmark celebrates 100th birthday

    (BPT) - Many travelers seek out cultural enclaves to explore the fascinating stories of how Americans lived, thought and dreamed in the past. That helps explain the $762 million in revenues logged by U.S. historic sites in 2013, according to Statista. Other research predicts the revenues realized by U.S. museums and historic sites will more than double between 2018 and 2022.

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    Recognizing a true Hall of Fame dad

    (BPT) - Each Sunday, millions cheer as their favorite NFL stars charge out of the tunnel and onto the field. For those players, the ultimate dream is a shot at one day becoming a Hall of Famer. This past July, one special father found himself with that title without ever having played in a single game.

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Having a pet is a lot of responsibility, and we’ll help by giving you lots of tips and tricks! More >>

Fitness

Fitness

Our fitness articles will help teach you how to work out with gym- and home-based exercises. More >>

Crosswords

Crosswords

Enjoy the crosswords challenge in our free daily puzzles, from the harder Sunday crossword to the quicker daily. More >>

Sudoku

Sudoku

Every Sudoku has a unique solution that can be reached logically. Enter numbers into the blank spaces so that each row, column and 3x3 box contains the numbers 1 to 9. More >>




Monday 09/10/2018
Get there intact: 5 tips toward a safe DIY moving day
Updated: September 18, 2018 - 4:26 am

(BPT) - Changing residences can call for the coordination of a lot of details, and that’s especially true if you’re a do-it-yourselfer who’s renting a truck rather than hiring a moving company.

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Friday 08/31/2018
3 tire safety tips for end of summer
Updated: September 18, 2018 - 4:25 am

(BPT) - With the final days of summer upon us, now is the time to spend a few extra minutes performing a tire safety check. Here are three easy steps to ensure your tires will be ready to handle the season change and keep you and your family safe year-round.

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Wednesday 08/29/2018
7 savvy ways to save on your next trip
Updated: September 18, 2018 - 4:25 am

(BPT) - Looking to spend time away without spending a ton of money? Your wanderlust doesn't have to directly compete with your desire to save. With a few smart tips and tricks, you can cut costs and make the most out of your trip. These seven savings strategies make travel more accessible, enjoyable and affordable than ever before.

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Tuesday 08/28/2018
A vacation deprivation crisis: Americans are not using their PTO
Updated: September 18, 2018 - 4:25 am

(BPT) - Americans need a vacation. More than half of working Americans, 52 percent, didn't use all of their PTO last year, collectively leaving 705 million vacation days on the table. That means employers got 705 million of your hard-earned workdays for free. For the love of Jimmy Buffett, people, why are you essentially volunteering at work on your PTO days when you could plant yourself on the beach with an adult beverage instead?

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How To Plan A Big-Group Mountain Vacation
Updated: September 18, 2018 - 4:25 am

(NAPSI)—From destination weddings to family reunions and corporate outings, planning a group affair can be quite a large feat. Whether you’re gathering 50 or hundreds of your closest family and friends, you’ll need plenty of space and things to do. Big hotels or resorts are often quick-to-mind, but bringing everyone together in one spot to bond can be hard when you’re trying to reserve conference rooms or common areas.

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Friday 08/24/2018
Fall family travel from leaf peeping to star gazing
Updated: September 18, 2018 - 4:25 am

(BPT) - The gradual seasonal change is an ideal platform for leaf peeping, stargazing, weekend camping, long drives and getaways that can bring your family closer during the cozier fall months.

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Thursday 08/23/2018
Explore America With HomeExchange
Updated: September 18, 2018 - 4:26 am

(NAPSI)—In a country as diverse and wide reaching as the United States, it is no wonder that some of HomeExchange's most-viewed homes are located there. From top-of-the-line access in New York City to savoring the sunset over Hawaii's North Shore, 2018's Top 10 Homes in the U.S.A. offers something for everyone. You can dive into the Pacific or work on your Florida tan. Now is the time to start planning an adventure with HomeExchange.com.

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Wednesday 08/22/2018
Take a tour of Italy without leaving home
Updated: September 18, 2018 - 4:26 am

(BPT) - Dreaming of an Italian vacation? You can experience the country's stunning, ancient and romantic regions without even leaving home. The wines of Italy embody the heart and soul of the country itself, being a part of the land, the air and the water of the regions in which they're grown.

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Thursday 08/16/2018
Why Myrtle Beach is the perfect fall vacation for families
Updated: September 18, 2018 - 4:25 am

(BPT) - When it comes to vacation planning, millennial families with young children have the edge over school-aged families — no strict school schedules to obey!

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Looking for your coolest vacation yet? How about Japan?
Updated: September 18, 2018 - 4:26 am

(BPT) - If you’re trying to choose the next destination for your big vacation, have you considered Japan? With exciting cities, standout cuisine, traditional charm that echoes the country’s remarkable history, and awe-inspiring natural beauty, Japan embodies a “cool” factor that’s hard to miss.

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