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If you’re looking to experience the start of spring in all its glory (as many of us are after one of the worst winters on record), the National Cherry Blossom Festival makes a great weekend getaway or day trip to kick off the season.
In desert valleys, grassland prairies, and alpine meadows, wildflowers are the color-saturated harbingers of spring—nature’s guarantee that the days are getting longer and, eventually, warmer.
We’ve mapped out easy weekend getaways full of outdoor activities, delicious food, and seasonal bursts of color to enjoy this spring.
Views out the car window look brightest in spring, when the landscape bursts with wildflowers. See for yourself on America’s best spring drives.
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Think Mount Vesuvius was a one-off event? Think again. Though the odds of their erupting may be slim, plenty of powerful volcanoes lie just outside cities around the world.
Who says you need a passport to escape to an island in wintertime?
Mar 17, 2014; 9:05 AM ET
Heavy snow and freezing rain has brought slippery travel to a good chunk of the Virginias.