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Mount Rainier Climber Still Missing as Search Stops

by AOL Travel Staff. Posted Jun 15th 2011 08:30 AM
Mount Rainier Climber Still Missing as Search Stops

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The search for a climber missing on Mount Rainier was suspended on Tuesday after rescuers reached the spot where he was last seen and found evidence of a recent snow slide, the Seattle Post Intelligencer reports.
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Best Family Ski Resorts in the U.S.

by Gerard Walen. Posted Dec 8th 2010 05:03 PM
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The best family ski resorts in the U.S. have a few things in common: slopes for various skill levels, patient ski instructors, and off-slope activities for children and teens. Regardless of which of these best family ski resorts you choose, a vacation on the snow – or even a day trip – can be a great way to bond with the family and have fun doing it.
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Best Costa Rica All-Inclusive Vacations

by Gerard Walen. Posted Dec 7th 2010 12:59 PM
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You don't have to look far to find the best Costa Rica all-inclusive resort vacations. The Central American country sandwiched between Nicaragua and Panama has remarkable beaches on the 132 miles of coastline on the Caribbean Sea and, on the western side, 631 miles of Pacific coastline. In between, mountains can reach to more than 12,000 feet, some of them active volcanoes, and there are thousands of square miles of diverse environments including rain forests and highland cloud forests. Because of its stable democratic government, year-round tropical climate and tourist-friendly attitude, Costa Rica is one of the most popular vacation destinations in the world, and an all-inclusive resort can be a carefree option to make your visit spectacular.
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Romantic Getaways in Virginia

by Meg Massie. Posted Nov 22nd 2010 12:10 PM
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Everyone has a different definition of a romantic getaway. In Virginia, you can find the kind of escape to suit your tastes no matter what. You'll find mountains, beaches, natural beauty, American history, and anywhere you go, you'll be met with that famous southern hospitality. Here are some ideas for romantic getaways in Virginia.
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