Bill Hammond

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Spillville, Iowa: A charmer off the beaten track

The town of about 400 people is where Czech composer Antonin Dvorak spent time composing some of his music in the late 1800s.

Updated: January 13, 2013, - 10:41 AM

Miesville, Minn. -- a place of simple pleasures

'Miesville, MN - Pop. 135 ... and GROWING" reads the cook's T-shirt at King's Place, one of the better burger bars to be found anywhere.

Updated: April 13, 2012, - 02:37 PM

Skis, cheese and wine in Wisconsin

Two ski areas near Wisconsin Dells offer perks that are rarely found in the Upper Midwest.

Updated: January 15, 2011, - 03:13 PM

In Bayfield, ski hill exudes retro vibe

Come to this Wisconsin town in winter for the quiet beauty. Stay a little longer for skiing like it used to be.

Updated: February 11, 2009, - 04:48 PM

Ah, those alluring Wisconsin back roads

Sometimes travel is a carefully scripted tour in a faraway land. Sometimes it's a few hours in your car with a really good map.

Updated: October 27, 2006, - 12:54 PM

Guitars, and fans, gently weep over Harrison's passing

George, the quiet Beatle, spoke volumes with his music -- using a powerful but restrained voice that reverberated...

Updated: November 30, 2001, - 10:00 PM

Colorado's small ski resorts

Planning a Rocky Mountain ski trip can be as daunting as that first time down a black diamond slope.Maybe your...

Updated: November 10, 2001, - 10:00 PM

If you go/Skiing and sleeping in Minnesota

Minnesota ski areas with slopeside lodging offer much that appeals to day-trippers, too. In fact, readers of Ski magazine recently...

Updated: November 04, 2000, - 10:00 PM

If you go/ A closer look at Winter Park, Colo.

One of Colorado's oldest ski areas, Winter Park opened in 1940 and has enjoyed strong popularity ever since thanks to...

Updated: November 04, 2000, - 10:00 PM

Slopeside lodging: How to make a good ski trip great

Like those folks who drive around endlessly outside their health clubs to find the closest parking space, skiers can be...

Updated: November 04, 2000, - 10:00 PM

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