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Food and travel captivate Janet Podolak, who chronicles both for The News-Herald. Get the back story of her three decades of stories here. Guest bloggers and fellow News-Herald staffers also periodically share details of their trips.

Saturday, June 8, 2013

Celebrate summer with Sunday's Travel

The News-Herald's June Travel section comes out on Sunday with lots of great ways to celebrate summer. Preview some of them here by clicking on the color text.

You'll need a passport to reach Niagara-on-the-Lake's Shaw Festival, but what a treasure is found in this village that made Canadian history long before becoming home of a summer long  group of professional productions inspired by George Bernard Shaw and his contemporaries. Go backstage for a look at what makes everything work so well then stop for a spot of afternoon tea.  It's just three hours away east on I-90.
Also catch my blog and video about afternoon tea at  the Prince of Wales and find out from guest blogger Joyce Wagner about her favorite places to eat and things to do in Niagara-on-the-Lake. 

Drive just two hours to experience the Chautauqua Institution, opening for the season next week with concerts, lectures and lakeside summer fun. Writer Elizabeth Lundblad got to know Chautauqua like the back of her hand when she worked for the Institution's newspaper. Her takes on the community with its brick paths,  Victorian homes along shady streets and incredible opportunities for fun against a backdrop of learning are a great guide for newcomers and veterans.

Jean and Paul Mitrovich are longtime Chautauqua regulars, and she blogs about their favorites in the Jamestown, NY. area.

 Are you one of the millions of folks who use part of your vacation to attend a music festival? Hear from others of your ilk and perhaps discover a festival or two to put on your list this summer.

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