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TRO Travelgram: July 2



Tuesday, July 2
Guide to Gettysburg at 150: Sights, sounds and (yes) apps
Some 51,000 soldiers from both sides were killed or wounded as the fighting raged during the first three days of July 1863 when Gen. Robert E. Lee invaded the North for the second time and was repulsed. The Union victory was turning point in the war, with the Confederacy struggling to recover after the defeat...

36 Hours In... Rimini
Italy's favourite Adriatic resort attracts lovers of ancient culture as well as sun-seekers... Telegraph (London)

A Comeback on Chile's Coast
Over the past several years the historic city of Valparaíso has been revived, creating a destination with new cultural sites, restaurants and boutique hotels... New York Times

Tours and Activities
Fireworks Shows in Cities Across The U.S. 
Independence Day is around the corner, and with that in mind, here's a handy list of the big fireworks displays on the Fourth in cities across the U.S. this year... The Huffington Post

Best Museums In The U.S.
The iconic bronze lions who guard the main entrance of Chicago's Art Institute now have one more reason to be proud... The Huffington Post

12 top-secret swimming holes
Sure, we love boardwalks and water skiing and volleyball as much as the next guy. But when it comes to purely and simply communing with the water, there's no better place to take a dip than an all-American swimming hole... USA Today

Cruise News Shorts: Savannah, the Banana Coast, Paula Deen and More Cruise News
Every week we catch wind of so much cruise news, we don't always know what to do with it all, but a few standout bits sometimes catch our attention. Here are some interesting cruise tidbits we think you might like to know about...

Photo tour: A new cruise ship for the Caribbean
Thinking about a cruise in the Caribbean this winter? Our latest cruise ship photo tour offers a deck-by-deck look at a significant new ship for the region: MSC Cruises' 3,502-passenger MSC Divina... USA Today

Audit: TSA reviews of private airport screening flawed
A federal watchdog criticized the Transportation Security Administration for mistakes in evaluating applications for private screeners at airports, but the agency contends the flaws have been remedied... USA Today

NTSB urges new FAA rules to avoid mid-air collisions
Federal safety investigators are urging the Federal Aviation Administration to change its rules for air-traffic controllers to avoid mid-air collisions... USA Today

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