The Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. draws reluctant tourists from every state and 140 countries.

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The Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. draws reluctant tourists from every state and 140 countries.

Destination for reluctant but hopeful travelers

Mayo Clinic has turned Rochester, Minn., into a thriving destination for tourists from every state and 140 countries. By Robert Weisman

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Though Los Angeles has had it’s own operating Metrolink system since 1992, it’s still a largely unutilized form of transportation for the car-preferring busy bodies.

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We caught up with restauranteur Seth Greenberg to talk about all things travel.

ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES

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Work by Ib Kofod-Larson outpriced the furniture of other leading 20th-century designers George Nakashima and Hans Wegner at Skinner’s 20th Century Design Auction.

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Here are some of the joys of biking from South Burlington to South Hero Island and back.

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Look before you book on Priceline

When John Lancer booked a hotel room through Priceline, he received a hotel with a lesser rating in a neighborhood he didn’t select. Why can’t he get a refund?

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Many expeditions that seem to have been created with recent divorcees in mind, whether you want to heal, help others, or take a big adventure.

Viewfinder: Elizabeth Park

For more than a century, roses have bloomed every summer in Elizabeth Park, the oldest public rose garden in the United States.

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Now that summer vacation’s in, it’s the perfect time to pack up the car for a day of sightseeing.

Nonstop flights start from Boston to Tel Aviv

El Al currently offers direct service from North American airports in New York, New Jersey, Los Angeles, and Toronto.

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Here, there, and everywhere

Enjoy full orchestra performances and chamber music concerts at Plymouth State University during a monthlong festival celebrating music and the great outdoors.

Chill

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The newest gear, hottest peaks, and coolest places to warm up after a long day of chasing snowy thrills.

Globe Magazine

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Find your paradise two hours from Boston, plus lessons from a Disney vacation.

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Viewfinder: Elizabeth Park

For more than a century, roses have bloomed every summer in Elizabeth Park, the oldest public rose garden in the United States.