Check out three national parks near the city

Sarah Sekula, Special for USA TODAY
Published 7:00 a.m. ET Sept. 29, 2020

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It would take years to explore every glacier, lake, river and stream on Mt. Rainier, but you can dive into the park’s bountiful beauty in just two minutes.

Next time you visit Seattle, be sure to set aside some time to get outdoors. It’s easier than you’d expect: There are several national parks within a few

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Suite deals: Check out these staycation packages at Chattanooga’s boutique hotels

Tired of looking at the same four walls day after day, but not ready to take the leap beyond the city borders? Perhaps a staycation at one of the boutique hotels in Chattanooga is just what you need to recharge your batteries. With vacation travel down dramatically because of the pandemic, many area hotels are offering promotions and packages to suit hometown folks wanting a change of scenery.

Bode Chattanooga,

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Best new UK hotels to check into this autumn

Gallery: Mary Berry’s kitchen: real homes of famous chefs (Lovemoney)

The UK’s most interesting new arrivals for an autumn staycation include a foodie haven in Henley-on-Thames, a revamped literary landmark in Dorchester and a historic riverside affair close to Hampton Court Palace.



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Here are the best spots to check into in the next couple of months.

The Independent’s hotel reviews are unbiased, independent advice you

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COVID-19: Travelling from UAE to India? Check the new state-wise quarantine rules

Indian citizens from Dubai arrive at Chennai airport.
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Dubai: Passengers travelling from the UAE to India for certain urgent and essential short visits need not undergo mandatory quarantine in some states that have recently relaxed quarantine rules, Gulf News can reveal.

Some states have relaxed quarantine rules for international passengers on short business visits, while some have become lenient for certain other categories of passengers as well.

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What this means for international flights; check air travel guidelines



a large passenger jet flying through a cloudy blue sky: As many as 25 countries have resumed the process for visa applications for select categories.


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As many as 25 countries have resumed the process for visa applications for select categories.

Unlock 5.0: International flights not to resume as per latest air travel guidelines! With the announcement of Unlock 5.0, a step closer to opening all operations in India that were impacted by Coronavirus pandemic, the Home Ministry and the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) have come up with

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Travelling to UAE? Check the mandatory requirements for Covid-19 negative RT PCR test

Are you planning to travel to UAE in the coronavirus pandemic? The Air India Express has mandated the requirement of a valid negative Covid-19 test report for passengers travelling to the UAE. This is mandatory for the passengers above 12 years of age. AI Express has also said that the test report should be present in the printed form, from a govt-approved lab in India (ICMR/verified designated lab).

“Things to

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8 movies to check out at the Minority Health Film Festival

The Oriental Theatre may still be closed, but Milwaukee Film is far from standing pat, instead programming not one but two virtual film festivals for all your streaming needs this fall. And while the traditional Milwaukee Film Festival coming in late October may be considered the main course, the Minority Health Film Festival is by no means some mere appetizer. 

Kicking off today and running through Sept. 24, the jumbo-sized

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Ready for a fall vacation? Check out these Up North rentals

It may not officially be autumn yet, but with our calendars now turned to September, our thoughts are turning toward color tours and cozy getaways to revel in Michigan’s stunning fall scenery.

If, like us, you’ve got fall travel on your mind, now’s the time to make a plan. Vacation rentals are already filling up in hot spots around the state, with those few precious weekends in September and

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Travelling from UAE to India? Check the new state-wise quarantine rules

Dubai: Passengers travelling from the UAE to India for certain urgent and essential short visits need not undergo mandatory quarantine in some states that have recently relaxed quarantine rules, Gulf News can reveal.

Some states have relaxed quarantine rules for international passengers on short business visits, while some have become lenient for certain other categories of passengers as well.

This is in addition to the exemption previously declared for people

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