Wisconsin Dells offer suprising delights

Destinations can seem so pre-determined — catchy jingles on a hurdy-gurdy, calendar images on a carousel — that travelers can ignore what's nearby. Sometimes, within reach of the main attraction, are hidden grottoes, architectural marvels, even elephants bathing in a river.

Viality Spa - an oasis in Old Lyme

There's a theme running through Vitality Spa owner Lindsay Eisensmith's life, a theme with its roots in childhood, when chronic pain led her mother on a search for relief.

Charismatic teacher creates community of dance lovers

By itself, one of Susan Fletcher's Zumba classes is already akin to having the most fun you've ever had dancing at a wedding, a Latin dance party disguised as exercise.



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