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  1. Good times in Okoboji

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    "I remember doing this when I was a kid," Linda Clarksean said with a laugh as she walked up the steep ramp to the 84-year-old Tipsy House holding the hands of her 5- and 6-year-old grandsons. Battling the tug of gravity through the fun house of impossibly angled rooms, they arrived at the peaked roof for the view of …

    Guests at Fillenwarth Beach in Arnolds Park, in the Okoboji resort area of Iowa, take to the water in July. It’s a region that has welcomed visitors for decades.
  2. New England's fall foliage draws economic boon of leaf peepers (w/video)

    Travel

    JAFFREY, N.H. — On Mount Monadnock, hikers file up the 3,165-foot peak in lockstep, protected from drizzling rain by a luminous golden canopy of leaves. They're not just gazing at foliage - they're looking at cold, hard cash.

  3. Tampa's Adventure Island announces Colossal Curl ride, first new attraction in eight years

    Florida

    TAMPA — Adventure Island on Wednesday announced plans for Colossal Curl, a thrill ride opening next spring that would be the tallest ride in the Tampa water park and would be the first new attraction there since 2006.

    At nearly 70 feet high, Colossal Curl will be Adventure Island’s tallest ride, park officials said.