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    Beer Lovers Drink In The Beauty Of America

    (NAPSI)—Americans, it seems, are in love with craft beer. According to the Brewers Association, a national trade association dedicated to promoting American craft brewers, their beers and the community of brewing enthusiasts, craft beer sales rose by 12 percent to about 24 million barrels last year—roughly 700 million more pint glasses of beer in 2015 than in 2014. With about 4,800 craft breweries operating across the country today, there are plenty of quality brews from which to choose.

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    Celebrate 100 years of majesty with a visit to a national park

    (BPT) - It has been 100 years since an important American institution was born. On August 25, 1916, the National Park Service was signed into law by President Woodrow Wilson and was established as a new federal bureau to oversee the country’s national parks and monuments.

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    What every new driver needs to know about tires

    (BPT) - When you get behind the wheel, some actions come automatically, without thinking, such as checking your fuel gauge, using your turn signal and snapping on your seat belt.

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Friday 10/14/2016
Top Tips for Planning Fall Family Getaways
Updated: October 14, 2016 - 3:31 am

(StatePoint) Fall is a busy time for both parents and kids. Planning a family weekend getaway gives everyone something to look forward to and provides a much needed break. Of course, traveling with children isn’t always easy; but with a bit of research and some advanced preparation, you can help ensure a fun few days no matter your destination.

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Thursday 10/13/2016
Setting The Record Straight: Common Myths About Vacation Rentals
Updated: October 14, 2016 - 3:31 am

(NAPSI)—Vacation rental homes are becoming increasingly popular. In fact, 89 percent of travelers who have never rented a vacation home before would consider it, according to a recent study. However, popular misconceptions prevent some people from doing so. Here are a few facts that can help.

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Friday 10/07/2016
5 steps to a truly life-changing visit to Cuba
Updated: October 13, 2016 - 3:31 am

(BPT) - With the recent easing of travel restrictions to Cuba, Americans are now busily writing their Cuba vacation checklists. They likely look something like this: Drink a mojito in a Havana bar, smoke a really good cigar, try to dance the salsa, wear a new Che Guevara T-shirt and take a selfie doing all of the above at once.

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Tuesday 10/04/2016
4 ways to make your hotel feel more like home
Updated: October 05, 2016 - 3:31 am

(BPT) - After a few weeks of staying in hotels, you let out a sigh of relief as you walk through the front door of your home. As someone who travels for work, whether it be for relocation, training or sales, you know the feeling of coming home after a long trip — but you should also feel comfortable when you're away.

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Monday 10/03/2016
3 tire tips to cruise through winter, safely
Updated: October 11, 2016 - 3:31 am

(BPT) - The leaves are falling, temperatures are dropping and winter will soon be here. While snow can be pleasant to look at, it can also wreak havoc on roadways and create hazardous driving conditions during the winter months.

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Unpack these simple luxuries to decompress at your hotel
Updated: October 04, 2016 - 3:31 am

(BPT) - Traveling on business sounds glamorous, but it's actually as hard as a day's work — more than one would expect. After the day whirls by, whether it was spent wooing clients, leading training seminars, networking or closing sales, there’s a big appetite at the end of the day for a relaxing evening.

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Friday 09/30/2016
Building new family traditions through travel this fall
Updated: October 01, 2016 - 3:31 am

(BPT) - Exploring the beauty of unique destinations. Trying new food and seeing new sights. Bonding with loved ones by creating lifelong travel memories.

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Tuesday 09/27/2016
4 Smart Reasons to Upgrade Your Home Security System
Updated: October 05, 2016 - 3:31 am

(BPT) - Think of what has changed forever in the span of a decade. How do you watch movies at home? You’ve replaced the DVDs with digital streaming. How do you send a picture of your kids to your parents? You skip the printing and post it on social media or send a quick text.

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Friday 09/23/2016
4 regions to get your golf drive on
Posted: September 23, 2016

(BPT) - Do you love sinking a putt in the quiet serenity of nature, or nailing a drive and watching it disappear into a backdrop of towering peaks? How about docking your boat, hopping on a shuttle bus and getting a few rounds in before an evening of lakeside dining? Whether you want to be near the action or away from it, you'll find something to love on Essex County's golf courses. Just don't forget to take your eye off the ball once in a while — in the Adirondacks, eagle isn't just another way of saying "good game.”

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Thursday 09/22/2016
Travel tips to help introverts enjoy every journey
Updated: September 30, 2016 - 3:31 am

(BPT) - If you’re an introvert, traveling can be a challenge. Being introverted can increase the anxiety you feel when engaging in already-stressful business travel, and undermine your enjoyment of a leisure trip. Being forced to sit next to and even socialize with numerous other people, many of them strangers, can be torture for introverts.

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