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Where to Go in January

by Elizabeth Brady. Posted Dec 28th 2010 04:52 PM
Savvy travelers know that timing is everything when it comes to planning a perfect vacation. Whether you're hunting a bargain, or just want to avoid the crowds, knowing how to choose your destination can make the difference between a great budget vacation, and one that's just cheap. The majority of North America feels a big chill during the first month of the year, and prices tend to drop along with the mercury. Here, we've highlighted four places to travel in January, both domestic and farther-flung. The only decision left to make is whether you want to pack up your winter gear or set out in search of warmer weather.
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5 Best Photo Opportunities in Aspen

by Roxane Kunkel. Posted Sep 27th 2010 07:44 PM
Photo Opportunities Aspen

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Aspen, Colo., is located at the head of the Roaring Fork Valley, near the highest peak in the Centennial State. It's well known for its celebrity high jinks, but it's even more renowned for the surrounding scenery. This former Victorian mining town offers a variety of memorable photo opportunities. Aspen history, its outdoor beauty, and its celebrity residents and visitors make great backdrops and subjects for travel photography.
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Aspen with Tweens: A Perfect Family Day

by Cathleen Shaffer. Posted Sep 27th 2010 01:07 PM
Aspen with Tweens: A Family Vacation

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We decided to set our sights high for a family adventure in Aspen. High in the mountains, that is, at an elevation of 7,908 ft. Aspen plays host to movie stars, pop singers, literary icons, supermodels and business moguls and, for one day, our own family of four, which included a 9 and a 12 year old. As family vacations go, this was going to be an action-packed one.
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Aspen Mythbusters

by Roxane Kunkel. Posted Sep 23rd 2010 08:40 AM
Aspen Mythbusters

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Aspen is famous for being the playground of the wealthy and of Hollywood celebrities. Their after-hours antics often make national headlines and fodder for gossip columnists. But Aspen is not just about rich people behaving badly - and besides its reputation for attracting the rich and famous, this small mountain town is the subject of many other urban myths and misconceptions. Aspen mythbusters will bust a few of these urban legends for you and help separate fact from fiction:
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Aspen Slang

by Sue Melus. Posted Sep 22nd 2010 09:08 PM
Aspen Slang

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When you visit Aspen, Colo., you will be amazed at the natural outdoor beauty and the wealth of recreational adventures - as well as the wealth of some of the people who live and vacation here. Now and then, you'll run across a few Aspen slang phrases that might have you a little bit confused. Brush up on Aspen local lingo and you can get a head start on enjoying all there is to do here.
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