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The Galveston County Daily News: Travel

January 20, 2017

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    Great Winter Getaway Tips

    (StatePoint) If you think winter is a great time to get out of town, you are not alone. More than 65 percent of respondents in a recent TripAdvisor survey said they were planning leisure travel for winter. And it’s no surprise that the same survey found the majority of destinations to be in warm weather locales.

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    9 life-changing experiences on Western Australia's Coral Coast

      

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    5 smart money-saving travel strategies

    (BPT) - As the new year unfolds, now is the time to plan weekend escapes to ensure you have a chance to reset and refresh throughout the year. As Seekenders know, every weekend is a new opportunity for adventure and spontaneity. By planning your weekend getaways early, you’ll set up key points to rejuvenate throughout the year. That’s all it takes to reset — explore, follow passions, discover new places and create lifelong memories with loved ones.

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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 >>

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

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Crosswords

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

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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 >>




Wednesday 01/04/2017
Touch down in Houston for the big game
Updated: January 12, 2017 - 2:32 am

(BPT) - February is fast approaching, and with it the year’s largest football event. Fans will come from across the nation to experience the highly anticipated Sunday football game in Houston, Texas.

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Tuesday 01/03/2017
How To Create Lasting Vacation Memories According To Science
Updated: January 04, 2017 - 2:31 am

(NAPSI)—For most people, vacations are a luxury that come only once or twice a year. So once you’ve planned, set the date and saved, you want to make sure the memories are going to last.

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Monday 01/02/2017
11 Reasons Billings, Montana, Was Named 'America's Best Town'
Updated: January 05, 2017 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - Whether it's a quick weekend trip or a weeks-long adventure, you want to visit a unique travel destination that's equal parts excitement and relaxation. One location has something for everyone, with countless awards and accolades: Billings, Montana.

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Thursday 12/29/2016
Forget post-holiday sales: Find the best deals at local boat shows
Updated: January 06, 2017 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - Post-holiday sales aren’t the only deals to be found during the winter months. Starting in January, boat shows take place across the country. They offer some of the best pricing and incentives of the year — a major draw for the millions of Americans who take to the water each year on more than 12 million boats in the U.S. , according to the National Marine Manufacturers Association. For those ready to plan their summer fun, boat shows are often the place to start.

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Wednesday 12/28/2016
Resolutions on the road: Cruising into 2017 with plans for better car care
Updated: January 05, 2017 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - Every new year brings a flurry of resolutions, and Hankook Tire checked out the road-related improvements Americans resolve to make happen in 2017. Whether you’re looking to save money or are determined to make that cross-country road trip a reality, the Hankook Tire Gauge Index found Americans are looking to take the well-oiled wheel of 2017 with better car care.

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Tuesday 12/27/2016
Wintery Wisconsin: 5 vacation destinations that can help you relax
Updated: December 28, 2016 - 2:32 am

(BPT) - It may sound contrary to the holiday hype, but the winter season following the holidays can be a perfect time for a relaxing, soul-soothing getaway.

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Tuesday 12/20/2016
Stretching Your Vacation Dollar
Updated: December 21, 2016 - 2:33 am

(NAPSI)—U.S. travelers collectively spent $2.6 billion a day on trips in 2015, which equates to $30,033 a second, according to the U.S. Travel Association. Eating out, accommodations, rental cars, plane tickets and other expenses can make taking a vacation costly. But don’t let the thought of a potentially lofty price tag deter you. Thankfully, there are plenty of ways to save without sacrificing your travel experience dream.

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Friday 12/16/2016
Before you cruise, embark on a fun-finding mission in your port city
Updated: December 24, 2016 - 2:32 am

(BPT) - When booking a sea cruise vacation, it may seem like a good idea to schedule your flight to the port of departure for the same morning your ship sets sail.

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Tuesday 12/13/2016
Tips to 'get a grip' this winter
Updated: December 21, 2016 - 2:33 am

(BPT) - ’Tis the season for silks, boots and blazers, sweater vests, premium cuff links and choker necklaces. Winter is here, along with all the festive parties. But before you step out, make sure your stylish shoes have the best grip while walking up and down that slippery driveway. A slip and fall is a definite fashion faux pas, so here’s a trick to avoid one this season: simply spray “shoe adhesive” on the bottom of your shoes and voila!

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Monday 12/12/2016
Staying safe on winter roads
Updated: December 20, 2016 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - The holidays are a perfect time to enjoy the company of family and friends. Celebrating the season and exchanging gifts also means a lot of travel, and for most people that means driving to visit loved ones as well as to shopping centers and stores. For those who live in snow-belt states, winter driving can be especially challenging.

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