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Quebec City in winter: A glorious wonderland

The castle-like chateau dominates the landscape, snow-covered and majestic. The St. Lawrence River undulates under frozen ice caps, back and forth, forward and backward. The charming shops line snowy streets with hints of brick and cobblestone poking through. Quebec City in winter weaves a spectacular spell of sheer magic.

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Milwaukee: More than just beer here

"Arrived in Milwaukee. Found beer," my social media post said. Because honestly, beer is about the only thing I knew about the city. And make no mistake, beer is big there. You can tour any one of more than a dozen breweries, see the mansion that Pabst built, the ballpark that Miller built. But to say Milwaukee is all about beer is to sell it short.

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Los Angeles: 5 great places to see art

Not long ago, Hollywood film premieres and private parties dominated Los Angeles' social landscape. Now the city's power brokers and celebrities lavish attention and money on exhibition openings and promoting great art – which is to the benefit of everyone else. Here are five of L.A.'s top spots for viewing world-class art:

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Los Angeles: 4 great beaches

In Los Angeles, it's beach weather all year-round. But in January you don't have to compete with nearly as many people for prime towel spots. All L.A.-area beaches are managed by the California State Parks Department, sometimes in cooperation with county or city governments.

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Four fetes worth a winter road trip

Whether you’re looking for a festival to stop into while traveling to visit family this December or you’re planning a weekend getaway, we’ve pulled together four of our favorite picks for holiday road trips this season.

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