June 11, 2000
In the beginning was Cincinnati. Or so it seems. This enterprising city has presided over America's industrial growth and surges westward for so long that it has become a mighty cultural icon. Story
Cincinnati's riverboat roundup
If you lived along any of the great inland rivers not much more than a century ago, every once in a while you would hear the magical tootle of the calliope so loud and strange it frightened cattle and delighted small boys for miles: Riverboat's coming!
On Lake Erie, hop a boat ride to fun
Watersports, wine tastings, theme park rides and abundant wildlife make a lake visit a busy excursion.
The Andean challenge
Merida, Venezuela, offers plenty of mountainous adventure for the athletically inclined, from hiking and biking to paragliding.
Memories of Deere leap from the past
At the John Deere Pavilion in Moline, Ill., remembrances of old-time farm life and one very important farmer's friend spring to life.
Disabled travelers' resources
In the United States, disabled travelers have been gaining better access to hotels, transportation, historic sites and tourist attractions, in part because of the Americans With Disabilities Act, passed by Congress in 1990.