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Gentle giants: Diving with Florida's Goliath grouper

Gentle giants of the sea congregate on Florida's Atlantic coast.        

Exclusive: Six Flags Magic Mountain will open daily all year in 2018

Starting on January 1, Magic Mountain will switch to a year-round daily schedule.        

Brooklyn pizzeria spreads across the Pacific Rim

New York City upstart pizzeria Motorino was the first to become beloved so quickly so far from home.        

Photo tour: The intimacy of Windstar Cruises' Star Pride

USA TODAY's latest Cruise Ship Tour offers a deck-by-deck look at Windstar's 212-passenger Star Pride.        

Beautiful night sky viewings on public lands

Far from city lights, these national parks and other public sites offer amazing views of the stars and more.        

Another airline says goodbye to the Boeing 747 passenger jet

Throngs of aviation enthusiasts gathered in Hong Kong to see EVA Air's final passenger 747 take off on its last revenue flight.        

Eclipse-viewing party in the air; special airline flight had a sky-high look

While millions of people get ready to watch today’s total solar eclipse from the ground, Alaska Airlines hosted an eclipse-viewing party at 40,000 feet.        

Swiss cheese, chocolate and wine in scenic Geneva

Discover Geneva's cheese, chocolate, wine and fine dining on a gastronomic tour among stunning lakefront scenery.        

Rick Steves: How to navigate a European road trip

Horror stories about driving in Europe abound. They're fun to tell, but driving is really only a problem for those who make it one.        

Best booze cruises in the Caribbean

Hearty partiers step from dry dock to wet bar, while calypso rhythms mix with the salty sea air.        

August hotel roundup: The latest openings, renovations, brand updates

Hoteliers moved into August feeling optimistic, with a slate of new openings and investments.        

Rick Steves: How to survive a European road trip

Horror stories about driving in Europe abound. They're fun to tell, but driving is really only a problem for those who make it one.        

Coolest campsite ever: Hanging off a cliff

Spend the night snoozing under the stars on a nylon cot about 100 feet off the ground.        

10 best Labor Day destinations for 2017

Celebrate an awesome summer of fun by closing out the season with a worthy getaway.        

America's fresh seafood markets

Shop for fresh, local, sustainable seafood at these standout fish markets from San Diego to Florida.        

10 great streetcars, trams and funiculars

Transit lines just don’t just offer a way to get around a city. Some are tourist attractions themselves.        

The 'boneyard': Where airlines send old planes to be scrapped

The museum-like quality of the "boneyard" delights enthusiasts, though access is hard to get.        

Silver Dollar City adds a Time Traveler for 2018

The new coaster's cars wil spin 360 degrees as you ride, adding to the thrills.        

Great American breakfasts from New York to Lake Tahoe

Great American Bites celebrates 10 standout breakfast destinations across the country from prior restaurant reviews.        

Toronto's boom boosts craft beer scene

Ontario's growing, safe and diverse capital is home to more than 50 craft breweries. We sample six worth a tour or tasting.        

Total eclipse events across the USA

These activities and festivals will be celebrated in the path of totality, where the eclipse will be total across the USA.        

13 U.S. hotels with appealing outdoor restaurants and bars

When spring and summer roll around, diners and drinkers love to indulge outdoors.        

Toronto's boom boosts craft beer scene

Ontario's growing, safe and diverse capital is home to more than 50 craft breweries. We sample six worth a tour and tasting.        

A short history of the much-maligned jet bridge

The common airport amenity is now taken for granted and, in some cases, despised.