Planning to go camping this spring or summer? Think about booking your spot now

Coronavirus has wreaked havoc over the past year, infecting 106.8 million people and killing 2.3 million worldwide – with 27.1 million of those cases and 466,000 of the deaths coming from the United States. By any measure things have been disrupted.

How COVID-19 will ultimately affect 2021 is unknown. But a few things are evident. Corona fatigue is real. People are ready to get out and on the move. And

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Two waterparks in Manhattan scheduled to be open this summer

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) – Two of Manhattan’s waterparks are scheduled to be open this summer.

City Park and Northview waterparks, along with the splash park in City Park, are scheduled to be open by May 22.

In early 2020, the City of Manhattan made budget cuts to programs and implemented a hiring freeze due to the pandemic. The hiring freeze was lifted in November when Federal funding was received, but

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From the X-rated ‘Pleasure’ to Questlove’s ‘Summer of Soul,’ here are the best movies from this year’s virtual edition

The coronavirus pandemic may have forced the Sundance Film Festival to go virtual for the first time in its history, but movie buffs came out in force anyway. The week-long event proved a buzz-generating machine on social media and other places where film lovers congregate, as indie movies like CODA, Passing and Flee premiered to rave reviews from critics and early-bird audiences, suggesting odds are good for mainstream success.

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Winter storm continues to bring snow; plus, will there be a NYS Fair this summer? (Good Morning CNY for Feb. 2)

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High: 29; Low: 23. Breezy, with several more inches of snow possible.

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West Genesee  starts practice. Hockey is one of three sports along with wrestling and basketball to start practices and tryouts after getting the ok from Onondaga County. The sports were on pause because of the coronavirus. Dennis Nett | dnett@syracuse.co

West Genesee start practice at the Shove Recreation Center. Hockey is one of three sports along with wrestling and basketball to start practices and tryouts after getting the ok from Onondaga County.

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The best time to reserving summer camping spots in Colorado is January

Rocky Mountain National Park volunteer Karen Morse, right, pulled names out of a hat for the backcountry camping permits drawing at the Rocky Mountain National Park Wilderness Office last March. That process “will look a little different this year, due to COVID,” according to park spokeswoman Kyle Patterson. Details are yet to be finalized. (Helen H. Richardson, Denver Post file)

For outdoors enthusiasts in Colorado, the arrival of winter means

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Purgatory Resort wraps up ‘remarkable’ summer

Purgatory Resort will bring summer operations to a close Sunday after an unexpectedly successful summer, said Dave Rathbun, the ski area’s general manager.

In March, Purgatory, like every other Colorado ski area, was in a state of uncertainty after Gov. Jared Polis ordered resorts to close because of the COVID-19 outbreak. But since reopening June 20 for its summer season, business at the resort 25 miles north of Durango has

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Make the most of Alaskan travel deals as our staycation summer winds down

Even in this most unusual summer, time marches on and our summer days get shorter and shorter. Here we are in the middle of August, with just a few weeks to make the most of our staycation summer.

Most of the activities and accommodations open to us this summer have some sort of special price for Alaska residents. Some of those specials are much better than others.

To take advantage

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New UK quarantine rules shake up summer travel plans

The Lunt family from Bath, in western England, had planned to visit Spain this summer but like so many British holidaymakers have had their plans upended by the coronavirus pandemic.

The family-of-five, who had booked two weeks on the Balearic island of Majorca next month, are now headed to Rock, an upmarket resort in the southwest English county Cornwall dubbed “Chelsea-on-Sea” after the wealthy London suburb.

They finally decided to

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Here’s how the pandemic is changing summer wedding plans

Couples that were planning to marry in 2020 have had to contend with a unique type of wedding planning stress.

The coronavirus has derailed plans and forced couples to reimagine their big celebrations. But engaged couples and newlyweds have shown that COVID-19 is no match for love and they are finding creative ways to wed under the constraints of the pandemic.

Scaling down in-person events, bisecting wedding ceremonies from receptions,

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All the countries UK holidaymakers can visit this summer

Alcudia beach, Majorca: istock
Alcudia beach, Majorca: istock

The government has announced a list of countries and territories where Britons will be able to go on holiday this summer without quarantining.

From 10 July, those travelling from 59 approved destinations into England, Wales and Northern Ireland and 57 countries into Scotland are exempt from the mandatory 14-day self-isolation period imposed on all inbound arrivals. (The lists are currently identical barring two omissions from the

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16 amazing post-lockdown family summer holidays

France is one of the easier options for a family holiday this year - getty
France is one of the easier options for a family holiday this year – getty

Oh we do like to be beside the seaside. And while only a few weeks ago, the prospect of any sort of family travel this summer – let alone to a suitably sandy beach – looked decidedly remote, suddenly, borders are reopening, and a great escape is on. Race you to the airport.

Well, sort

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Thousands of Baltimore teens to start summer jobs Monday in YouthWorks program upended by coronavirus pandemic

When Kalen Jones worked as a patient advocate last summer, his job was what you’d expect: visit with sick and injured people, ask about their experiences and witness the hustle and bustle of a hospital from behind the scenes.

The 16-year-old will report Monday for another summer’s duty, one of 4,500 teens in Baltimore’s YouthWorks program. But this year, he and the other young people will navigate the unpredictable terrain

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Everything you need to know about travelling abroad this summer, following changes to quarantine rules

Summer holidays abroad could be back on but what will they look like? (Getty Images)
Summer holidays abroad could be back on but what will they look like? (Getty Images)

Back in June when the government announced the introduction of strict travel measures that would mean anyone arriving from abroad would have to isolate for 14 days, we saw our summer holiday hopes fade quicker than our post-holiday tans.

But summer 2020 could well be back on, with the arrival of travel corridors and a

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Everywhere you can go on holiday this summer

Alcudia beach, Majorca: istock
Alcudia beach, Majorca: istock

The government has announced a list of 59 countries and territories where Britons will be able to go on holiday this summer without quarantining.

From 10 July, those travelling from these approved destinations into England will be exempt from the mandatory 14-day self-isolation period imposed on all inbound arrivals.

Alongside this, the Foreign Office (FCO) has published a separate list of destinations where it has now

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10 things that are selling out everywhere this summer

10 things that are selling out everywhere this summer
10 things that are selling out everywhere this summer

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Summer is in full swing—but following months of quarantine due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, it looks a little bit different this year. People have been spending more time in their own backyards, and outdoor recreation—like biking and roller skating—is more popular

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Despite precautions, summer camps have failed to keep out the coronavirus

As summer camps debated whether and how to operate during the coronavirus pandemic this spring, Kanakuk Kamps, a prominent network of Christian sports camps in Missouri, announced that its five overnight camps would open to over 20,000 kids starting May 30.

“Our full-time summer staff of 1,600 qualified individuals including 100 registered nurses and 60 volunteer doctors are hired and sitting on ready,” Joe White, who runs the camp with

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Contract workers for summer festivals look for job options amid COVID

CBS News is chronicling what has changed for the lives of residents across the nation in 2020 amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Spring and summer in San Francisco are typically the busiest seasons of the year for Stephanie Mufson. 

Her small business, Parade Guys works with a group of 30 to 40 contractors to create floats and large displays for many of the parades in Northern California. A team of painters,

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When, where and how will you be able to travel abroad in the summer of 2020?

Waiting game: passengers at Heathrow airport: Simon Calder
Waiting game: passengers at Heathrow airport: Simon Calder

UK holidaymakers will be able to travel abroad this summer – though it is not yet clear to which destinations.

At present a “double lock” effectively prevents most overseas travel. The Foreign Office advises against all but essential journeys abroad, while anyone returning to the UK faces two weeks of self-isolation.

The measures have already triggered the cancellation of millions of trips

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30 Money Mistakes You’re Probably Making This Summer

Summer is usually a time to cut loose and have fun, and while you may not be traveling as much this year, there are still ways to enjoy the season. If you’re not careful, though, fun can lead to overspending and a multitude of other money mistakes.

You certainly don’t want to pay for those mistakes the rest of the year. So, to maintain your financial well-being while still enjoying

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Everything You Need to Know About the NBA’s Big Plan to Return This Summer

It was a long, strange spring for sports fans. And you can only imagine how it felt for the athletes who were supposed to be focused on competing, training and/or negotiating new deals, and not a heck of a lot else. 

After the NBA abruptly suspended its season on March 11 when Utah Jazz player Rudy Gobert tested positive for COVID-19, with five weeks to go before the playoffs were

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