|Hip in the heartland
Minneapolis and St. Paul -- the Cities, to those in the know -- have moved Midwestern charm into the new millennium. Herring sushi, anyone?
[Photo: Greater Minneapolis Convention & Visitors Association]
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Mellow out at the Mango Inn
Tucked into a tropical garden near downtown Lake Worth, this charming B&B offers places to go, pampering and privacy.
A lake in a thousand
It's called the Land of 10,000 Lakes, but Minnesota's motto falls short of reality by more than 2,000. But a most popular choice when Minnesotans say they're "going to the lake" is Mille Lacs, the state's second-largest lake. Here are some really good reasons why you should head there, too.
Civil War museum "down the middle'
Hitting the high spots in India and Nepal
Tourists can find exaltation in many forms: the people's heightened sense of spirituality, the demanding treks to mountainous camps, even an unceremonious trip up a tree, chased by an amorous rhino.
Seeing Florence the freewheeling way
Give the slip to traffic and long lines at historic sites. Take a day, or even more, to tour one of Italy's loveliest cities or the Tuscan countryside astride a rented bicycle.