Getaways (May 2012)

Rehoboth bound for summer vacation

REHOBOTH, Del. — The Memorial Day holiday weekend is just around the corner and it promises to be a busy one. Viewed as the official start of the summer season, AAA projects that 34.8 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more next week. That’s an increase of 1.2 percent — or 500,000 travelers — from last year.

Saving up for that special vacation

As summer approaches, Americans dream of getting away. But, with money tight, how are they paying for it?

Caring for cats, dogs when you’re away

You’ve packed up your bags, set up your “out of office” email and thrown on your favorite pair of shorts. But there’s one minor problem staring you in the face: Fido, his floppy ears and big, dark eyes.

Where D.C. goes on vacation

Many who live and work in the D.C. area have trouble getting away from the important decisions that happen in our nation’s capital.