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Get Fresh (cont.)

Cherry Hill Vineyard Rickreall, Oregon Budding "pinophiles," as owners Jan and Mike Sweeney dub them, will love walking the 55 acres of pinot noir vines on Cherry Hill...

Monumental Thrills

WITH ALL OF THE MAJESTY and often none of the crowds, the 161 U.S. national monuments are excellent vacation destinations in their own right. Here, a handful of our all-time favorites....

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CANYONLANDS NATIONAL PARK RENAISSANCE FUNHOGS, BRACE YOURSELVES: This trip, combining three days of MOUNTAIN BIKING with five days of WHITEWATER RAFTING on the Colorado...

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ACADIA THE NORTHEAST'S ONLY NATIONAL PARK, Acadia manages to shoehorn some 2.8 million annual visits into its compact landscape, mostly on Mount Desert Island (with smaller tracts on...

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ISLE ROYALE NATIONAL PARK Kayakers come to this roadless, carless Lake Superior island for its rocky shoreline; fishermen and canoeists, for its 47 inland lakes; and backpackers, for...

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GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK IN THE SMOKIES, THE NUMBERS TELL good news and bad: 800 miles of trails, almost 700 miles of fishable streams, hazy blue ridges topping out above...

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ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK JUST AN HOUR AND A HALF'S DRIVE from Denver and less than an hour from Boulder, Rocky Mountain National Park draws legions of Front Range residents with...

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OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK FEW NATIONAL PARKS MAKE PICKING your poison so gut-wrenching as Olympic does: Should you light out for the 7,000-foot-and-higher peaks and sparkling lakes of...

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YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK QUICK—TRY TO THINK OF A NATIONAL PARK whose icons are more familiar than Yosemite's masterpieces of rock and water: Half Dome, El Capitan, Tuolumne...

Top 10 Hideaways

Silver City, New Mexico Bear Mountain Lodge Back in the early 1930s, Silver City residents would ride horseback three miles to this hacienda to dance the night away in the Great...

Top 10 Hideaways

Seeley Lake, Montana Bob Marshall Wilderness Ranch This northwest Montana ranch borrowed its moniker from a famous neighbor: the one- million-acre Bob Marshall Wilderness, which...

Top 10 Hideaways

Etna, New Hampshire Moose Mountain Lodge Though students from neighboring Dartmouth College don't careen down the meadows of Moose Mountain on rickety wooden skis like they used...

The Bounty Up North

Lake Fishing Treeline Lodge Manitoba When I want to see envy plastered on the faces of my fishing pals, I mention that I'm heading to Treeline Lodge, on Nueltin Lake in the...

The Bounty Up North

Summer Skiing Mount Logan Yukon Territory By the numbers, summertime skiing on Mount Logan can seem daunting. At 19,524 feet, it's Canada's highest peak. Sitting squarely...

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