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Cheapest Lake Escapes in the U.S.

CheapTickets | Posted 07.31.2015 | Travel
CheapTickets

History lovers aside, Lake Havasu is also the place for those who are looking to party in paradise, minus the whole cost of paradise. Think brews, boats, bros, and babes on a budget.

6 Pool Safety Questions You Need Answered Before You Dive In

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Scholl | Posted 07.18.2015 | Healthy Living

On a hot summer day, very little is quite as appealing as your local swimming pool.  Swimming is the most popular recreational activity for child...

Governor Cuomo Is Proud of NY Lakes That Make the List of the Country's Most Beautiful

Oyster | Posted 06.09.2015 | Travel
Oyster

Not only do many lakeside getaways provide the same awesome temperatures and activities as beach locales, but they're also often calmer and cheaper as well.

Frozen Sentinels of Southern Lake Michigan

Tom Gill | Posted 03.23.2015 | Travel
Tom Gill

Winter grips the Great Lakes region of the United States, and that grip has once again manifested itself on the lighthouses that dot the shore of southern Lake Michigan.

Bystander Jumps Into Freezing Water, Saves Baby Trapped In Overturned Car

The Associated Press | Posted 11.20.2014 | Good News

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Maine logger helped save an infant from drowning when he crawled into a car that was upside-down in water and used a knife ...

Goldstock: 400 Golden Retrievers Gather for One Weekend

Suz Redfearn | Posted 11.02.2014 | Good News
Suz Redfearn

Close your eyes and picture the smiling, fluffy bundle of mirth that is a golden retriever. Now picture 400 golden retrievers galloping across grassy fields to a long dock jutting into quiet lake and each dog launching him or herself into the water with gusto.

WATCH: Ever Wondered What A Helicopter Looks Like Playing Hockey?

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 02.24.2014 | Green

We're sure like almost everyone on the planet, at some point you've wished that you could watch a helicopter 'playing hockey' on a frozen lake. Sadly,...

A Hut by the Lake

Samantha Hiew | Posted 09.27.2013 | Travel
Samantha Hiew

We arrived in the rain. As the taxi took us down a winding country road, the driver said 'I'm from London, where you can be quite anonymous. But over here, everyone knows each other.' Even in the rain, the last rays of sun casted a soft blue hue against a row of trees in the woodland.

LOOK: It's Time To Go Underwater Hiking

Posted 09.06.2013 | Green

Have you ever wanted go hiking ... underwater? Well, look no further. A diver crossing a bridge in the flood water. Above the water, this sh...

Surprises Along Italy's Slovenian Border

Stewart A. Swerdlow | Posted 05.21.2013 | Travel
Stewart A. Swerdlow

Despite all of the economic issues going on in Europe at the moment, at least in Italy and Slovenia people seem to be enjoying life and eating good food and drinking excellent wines.

Keep Calm and Carry oM: Great Spa Escapes Near NYC

offMetro.com | Posted 05.08.2013 | New York
offMetro.com

Having covered the spa industry for the past decade, I've had the opportunity to visit spas throughout the world. However, I'm always excited to disco...

Dem Lawmaker's Bizarre Beach Encounter With 'Wild Child'

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 08.31.2012 | Politics

A Democratic state legislator in Wisconsin has pled no contest to disorderly conduct charges, following a bizarre encounter at a Madison-area beach wi...

PHOTOS: Girlfriend Getaway On Gull Lake

Lisa McElroy | Posted 09.24.2012 | Travel
Lisa McElroy

It's pretty rare that my best friend and I get away for our own mini-break, and it's even rarer that we get the chance to take on a new adventure. But if you've read any of my previous travel posts here on the blog, you know that if there is some kind of adventure sport to try, I'm going to try it.

Lake Titicaca Is Full of Sh*t

Anneli Rufus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Anneli Rufus

No, really. It is. According to Peru's Environment Ministry, over 12 million cubic meters of raw sewage are dumped into Lake Titicaca every year.