h'Fifties Flyer' train to make run June 12
h'Fifties Flyer' trainto make run June 12
On June 12, "The Fifties Flyer" steam train will run from Dennison, Ohio, to Sugar Creek, Ohio, on the Ohio Central Railroad, being pulled by two different steam locomotives.
The train will transport passengers to a "Fabulous Fifties" car show in Sugar Creek where hundreds of cars will be on display throughout the village.
The train will depart Dennison at 8 a.m. and arrive in Sugar Creek at noon. Passengers will have three hours to enjoy lunch and the car show in Sugar Creek before boarding the train for the ride back to Dennison.
The trip is being sponsored by the Mahoning Valley Railroad Heritage Association, a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving the railroad heritage of the Mahoning Valley.
Tickets are $79 each and can be ordered by calling (800) 571-1199 or by mail to: MVRH, P.O. Box 3055, Youngstown, OH 44511. Tickets can also be ordered at www.ticketweb.com.
Annual RV rally keepsKansas cities busy
HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) -- Hutchinson is gearing up for theGreat North American RV Rally on June 21-24. More than 4,000 units and 10,000 people are already registered for the event, to be held at the Kansas State Fairgrounds, and reservations are tight at local RV parks.
"We've been booked full during the event since November," said Kurt Egli, who owns the Hitchin Post RV Park in Yoder.
The impact is being felt elsewhere in Kansas as well.
Ruth Gay of the Gunsmoke Trav-L-Park said she gets calls for reservations every day.
"When people come to Kansas, they always want to come to Dodge City," she said. "They always want to see 'Gunsmoke.'"
Magazine reviewstop recreation spots
NEW YORK (AP) -- From the best place to go tubing to the best place for summer skiing, the June-July issue of Ski magazine has a guide to great destinations around the globe.
Best place to be alone? McCart Fire Lookout Tower in Bitterroot National Forest, Mont.
Best wildflower hike? Vista Ridge, on Oregon's Mount Hood.
Best place to sun on the rocks? Bolton Potholes, in Bolton, Vt.
As for the best tube float, Ski magazine says it's in Colorado's Rifle Gap State Park, 6,000 feet up in the Rockies.
The magazine's recommendations for summer skiing are Les Deux Alpes, France; Falls Creek, Australia; Portillo, Chile; and the Palmer Snowfield on Mount Hood, near the 1930s-era Timberline Lodge.
South Seas Resort on Captiva Island, Fla., invites "Boys to be Boys" with a three-night outdoor adventure vacation. The package, starting at $2,517 for a group of four through Dec. 23, is set on the 330-acre resort. It includes a three-bedroom bayside villa, half-day deep-sea charter fishing, a speed sailing lesson, kayaking to North Captiva, a round of golf, tennis court time, dinner and Sunday football festivities.
For more information, call (888) 222-7848 or visit www.south-seas-resort.com.