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  1. Rooftop surf park, wave pool coming to Orlando's International Drive


    Add a surf park with three pools atop a 10-story parking garage to the attention-grabbing features coming to the Skyplex entertainment complex set to open on Orlando's International Drive in about 18 months. Developers have already announced plans for the world's tallest roller coaster, a drop tower attraction, a zip …

     A surfer rides the stationary artificial wave in on a San Diego, Calif., rooftop in 2000. (Photo by David McNew/Newsmakers)
  2. Coastline without the crowd: Cabot Trail in Nova Scotia


    INGONISH BEACH, Nova Scotia

    Rounding a curve on the Cabot Trail, you see it: an elongated pile of granite jutting toward the Atlantic Ocean.

    A heated swimming pool is among the amenities at Keltic Resort.
  3. A natural treat in Tucson


    TUCSON, Ariz.

    On a quick trip to Tucson, I had a few hours to get a look at some classic desert scenery, but not enough time (or energy) for a big hike before catching a flight home. A friend suggested Sabino Canyon, 17 miles from downtown Tucson. It proved to be the perfect fast and easy way to sample Arizona's …

    Tall saguaro cactus grow in Sabino Canyon Recreation Area, a park not far from downtown Tucson, Arizona. For visitors who are pressed for time, the park offers a quick, easy-to-access look at spectacular desert scenery with mountains all around in every season, just steps from the parking lot. For those with more time to visit, there’s a tram tour and numerous hiking trails. Associated Press