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YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK

AT THE TOP OF THE WORLD AT YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK
Easy day hikes, children’s programs make Yosemite a popular destination for fall
By Heide Brandes
The hike up the Sentinel Dome in the Yosemite National Park seemed impossible from a distance.
The huge rounded dome of limestone jutted up from the trail like an intimidating


ROOTED IN HISTORY

ROOTED IN HISTORY

ROOTED IN HISTORY
Medicine Park transforms itself into a cobblestoned tourist destination
By Tim Farley
Rooted in colorful history and legends, Medicine Park is transforming itself into a free spirited, unconventional tourist destination that is completely different than any other spot in Oklahoma.
The town, nestled within the Wichita Mountains, is home to less than


Mardi Gras at the Beach

Mardi Gras at the Beach

Mardi Gras at the Beach?
Largest Mardi Gras Celebration in U.S. Offers Beachfront Revelry on the Texas Coast
Okies don’t have to travel all the way to New Orleans to celebrate Mardi Gras. If you’re looking for a unique Mardi Gras experience in 2014, grab some beads and hit the beach.
Mardi Gras! Galveston, the


Bounty on the Bayou

Bounty on the Bayou

Bounty on the Bayou
“Duck Dynasty” boosts tourism in Northeast Louisiana
By Linda Miller
“Duck Dynasty,” a hit reality television series that focuses on guys who wear camouflage and beards, make duck calls, live to hunt and love their families, has made West Monroe and Monroe, La., a hot spot for tourists.
It’s not unusual


Rooms with a view

Rooms with a view

Rooms with a view
Chickasaw Nation opens retreat and conference center
By Linda Miller
One of the highest points in the Arbuckle Mountains offers more than a sweeping panoramic view.
It’s home to the new Chickasaw Retreat and Conference Center, a quiet yet beautifully appointed and amenity loaded center for corporate meetings, conferences, parties and


WinStar opens new hotel

WinStar opens new hotel

RISE UP – WinStar opens new hotel tower and other casino projects
Oklahoma’s landscape near I-35 and the Texas state line is reaching skyward, thanks to the vision of the Chickasaw Nation.
WinStar World Casino and Resort, one of the largest in the world, recently opened its second hotel tower, an 18-story high rise with


MIGHTY ZION

MIGHTY ZION

Zion National Park offers breathtaking vistas, challenging hikes – but it’s not for the faint of heart


An Italian Adventure

An Italian Adventure

Our 12-day Italy odyssey covered more than 2,000 miles of breathtaking terrain. We hop-scotched, on a deluxe Trafalgar tour bus, over and around beautiful territory in southern Italy – Rome, Venice, Florence, the Isle of Capri, Ana Capri and the smaller cities of Assisi, Montecatini Terme, Sienna, Sorrento, Pisa, the ruins at Pompeii.


WELCOME BACK ARTESIAN HOTEL

WELCOME BACK ARTESIAN HOTEL

WELCOME BACK, ARTESIAN HOTEL pays tribute to the past and celebrates the future


Frisco delivers Texas-sized Fun and Food

Frisco delivers Texas-sized Fun and Food

Big attractions draw plenty of visitors.