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explore Hot Spots great getaways Making Waves — Best Water Attractions FOR Adventurers photos (clock wise from top left) by steve bly — , courtesy of amresorts, courtesy of tr , quincy dein/pacific stock /auror a photos, chuck pefle y/auror a photos, and courtesy of schlitterbahn .com riviera maya ★ punta cana FOR Families ★ zihuatanejo FOR Anglers Why: ■ just south of cancun, mexico, experience everything from swimming in view of mayan ruins to diving the world’s second-largest barrier reef. the cenotes, or sunken pools, connected to underwater caves; swim in the turquoise waters surrounded by rock formations and you’ll see why the ancient mayans considered them to be sacred. usairways ■ kids will never get bored at dreams punta cana resort and spa in the dominican republic. parents can relax poolside or join in the fun. bouncing on the ocean trampoline, snorkeling, windsurfing, kayaking, and taking scuba lessons. you can also swim in one of the country’s largest free-form pools or catch waves at the beach. ■ north of acapulco along mexico’s pacific coast, zihuatanejo and its neighboring sister city ixtapa offer some of the world’s best sportfishing. deep-sea fishing for sailfish, blue marlin, and yellowfin tuna — all often weighing over a hundred pounds. once you’ve reeled in your prize, have your fresh catch cleaned and prepared at a local restaurant. Don’t Miss: ■ ■ ■ new braunfels ★ FOR Thrill Seekers FOR Sailors boston ★ FOR Athletes san diego Why: ■ schlitterbahn waterpark, midway between austin and san antonio, texas, has been voted the world’s best waterpark ten years in a row. the world’s longest waterpark ride, the falls. float down 3,600 feet of waterfalls, waves, and rapids, and then do it again with the help of the conveyor-belt lift hill at the end. ■ the historic naval vessel USS Constitution floating in the harbor and regattas along the charles river are some of the city’s iconic sights. sailing in boston harbor at dusk. black rock sailing school takes evening cruises as a basic introduction and offers private lessons for those who want to learn more. ■ southern california is the perfect place to shimmy into a wet suit, grab your long board, and experience the ocean from another perspective. trying a different kind of workout on a stand-up paddleboard (sup). an alternative to surfing, sup works the core muscles. lessons are available through south swell at various locations. Don’t Miss: ■ ■ ■ august 2012 15 http://www.BLYPHOTO.COM http://www.TRAVELIXTAPAZIHUATANEJO.COM http://www.SCHLITTERBAHN.COM

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of US Airways - August 2012

US Airways - August 2012
Table of Contents
CEO Letter
From the Editor
Did You Know?
Making It Happen
Hot Spots: Making Waves
Wine & Dine: The American Spirit
Adventure: Reynolds Plantation
Great Escapes: Puerto Vallarta
Tel Aviv: The City That Never Sleeps
Heavy Duty: US Airways Maintenance
Toques Off! Top Chefs on Summer Entertaining
Welcome to Tampa Bay
Driving Force: The First Tee of the Triad
New Vision: Lexington, Kentucky
Best of Education: Salisbury University
Charlotte in 2012: Making a New Economy Possible
Readers Resource Index
Your US Airways Guide
Video Entertainment
Audio Entertainment
U.S. and Caribbean Service Map
International Service Map
Airport Terminal Maps
US Airways Fleet/Customs & Immigration
Passenger Info/Contact US Airways
US Airways MarketPlace™
Giving Miles for Good: Fisher House
Window or Aisle?

US Airways - August 2012