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51 W W W . T A P I N T O T R A V E L . C O M Provincetown, on the tip of the hook-shaped cape, Art's Dune Tours can take up to 45 people in its f leet of SUVs to tour the sand dunes, visit Race Point Lighthouse or enjoy a sunset clambake. Every year, about 14,000 vessels traverse the 17.5-mile Cape Cod Canal that connects Buzzards Bay and Cape Cod Bay. At the Cape Cod Canal Visitor Center, guests can board a retired 40-foot patrol boat, pilot a virtual boat through the canal, scan live radar to locate ships in the waterway and learn about the canal's history through museum exhibits and films. Or visitors can simply kick back in a rocking chair on the center's deck and watch the passing ships. Groups can even get on the canal during a Hy-Line Cruises canal tour. Hy-Line ferries passengers from the town of Hyannis to the islands of Nantucket or Martha's Vineyard. Nantucket was once the whaling capital of the world, and that carefully preserved history, complete with cobblestone streets, makes it a favorite for travelers, who can learn more during a guided history tour. Martha's Vineyard has long been a summer retreat for New Englanders, and the 2.5-hour All Island Bus Tour highlights the island's six towns and includes a stop at the beachfront cliffs near Aquinnah. MIDWEST: 12 COUNTRIES WITHOUT A PASSPORT IN NEBR ASK A People know Nebraska for corn and Cornhuskers. The state isn't exactly famous for its cosmopolitan culture — but maybe it should Courtesy Cape Cod COC SUNSE T ON CAPE COD OMAHA'S HE AR T OF AMERICA PARK OLD MARKE T IN OMAHA Courtesy Omaha CVB IN SOUTHERN UTAH, RED ROCK SPIRES CALLED HOODOOS JUT UP LIKE STALAGMITES BUILD YOUR ITINERARY AT or call 800-888-4748 x135 Energize your tour with stunning views of the Pikes Peak region, the red rocks of Garden of the Gods and the blue skies and fresh air of the Rocky Mountains. Our vibrant scenery sets the backdrop for the U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Olympic Training Center and more than 55 inspiring attractions. Include Colorado Springs in your itineraries and elevate their experience. ELEVATE THE EXPERIENCE Create exceptional tours in Colorado Springs

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