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50 Places to Drink Local Brews in 50 States

by AOL Travel Staff. Posted Apr 7th 2014 04:44 PM
Vine Street Pub
Vine Street Pub
A belated happy National Beer Day to you! While not an official holiday (yet), April 7 commemorates the day in 1933 when low-alcohol beer became legal as Prohibition was slowly repealed, according to the Los Angeles Times.

While National Beer Day 2104 has passed, we recognize the eternal importance of being able to enjoy beer in a manner more dignified than reaching into your fridge and cracking open a Keystone Light tall boy (not judging -- we've all been there). So Aol Travel and our colleagues at MapQuest compiled this list of a special spots to drink a great local beer in each state (and Washington, DC because we have offices in the area and insight into where to drink nearby).
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5 U.S. Cities Pope Francis Should Visit

by Graham Shelby. Posted Feb 27th 2014 11:44 AM
Vatican, Rome, Italy. 19th February 2014. General Audience of 19 February 2014 - Pope Francis drinks the mate offered by a pilgr
Alamy
The pope is coming.

That's the word, anyway. There's no official confirmation (otherwise it'd be The Word), but recent reports have stated that Pope Francis may be planning his first papal visit to the United States. He'll likely attend the Vatican-sponsored World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia in September 2015 with a possible stop in New York to address the United Nations.

Here's hoping the pontiff takes the opportunity to see a little more of the country during his visit. These five cities are good fits.
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World's 7 Least Romantic Spots to Avoid on Valentine's Day

by Anna Brones. Posted Feb 14th 2014 02:00 PM
Paris street scene
Alamy
Any travel outlet can publish a list of the world's most romantic places for Valentine's Day. (Don't trust us? Google it.) Here, however, are the world's lease seven romantic places.
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Points of Interest: A Record Year for Travel to the U.S., Airplanes Repurposed as Homes

by Zach Everson. Posted Jan 30th 2014 09:57 AM
Deep Freeze
Associated Press
A record 185.4 million flyers traveling through the United States, airplanes repurposed as homes and the National Portrait Gallery honoring Pete Seeger are among today's points of interest.
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Points of Interest: Ben Stiller Likes Iceland, Travelers Don't Like European Air Traffic Controller Strike

by Zach Everson. Posted Jan 29th 2014 11:18 AM
Associated Press
Ben Stiller gushing about Iceland, a European air traffic controller strike in Europe causing disruptions and Pittsburgh losing its US Airways facility are among today's points of interest.
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