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The Tribute in Light in New York City first shone six months after 9/11 on March 11, 2002, to remember and honor those who were lost, and those who worked hard to bring New York and the nation through the trial.

Each year, Tribute in Light reappears on the night of September 11, shining blue twin beams for miles into the sky.

With a mid-Atlantic location conveniently seated between New York City and Philadelphia, the fourth smallest state is packed with enthralling attractions and destinations—from Princeton's classic campus to the world's first boardwalk, the oldest operating lighthouse to Thomas Edison's historic laboratory. Add in 130 miles of Atlantic shoreline, amusement parks, wineries, historic monuments and cultural attractions, and you'll discover why New Jersey is for groups!

Fatal sword duels, the grave of a ruthless pirate, scandalous murders, the punishment and hanging of convicted witches ... With a history like that, who needs the dark? 

But it's a nice touch.

All aboard ... Next stop: West Virginia!

The Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad is a scenic tourist railroad located in the Appalachian Mountains of eastern West Virginia, with six different trains that depart from three locations. The railroad's MountainRail portfolio includes the world's largest collection of geared Shay steam locomotives, mountain scenery, and vacation and group packages unlike any other.

In the spirit of cool and unusual Labor Day celebrations, we have an anniversary to celebrate in Michigan this year: The Mackinac Bridge Walk's 60th.

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Tour Planner Versus the Internet: Why (and How) the Travel Planner Will Win

We are in the midst of a digital transformation. More and more, travelers use the Internet to find travel inspiration and information. They can easily book flights and hotels—now more than ever, thanks to Google. There are apps to hail transportation, book table reservations and more.

10 Key Travel Moments from 2017

Each new year brings an air of hope. When the Trump administration instated the first travel ban in January, however, it looked like 2017 was off to a turbulent start for the travel industry. This year definitely had its rough patches, yet there were good things, too.

With each setback, the travel industry rallied together and proved that the industry isn't just an industry—but a community determined to change the world through remarkable destinations and extraordinary experiences.