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Hot Spots explore Great Getaways Best Cultural Sites PHOTOS (CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT) COURTESY OF GUINNESS STOREHOUSE, NORTH GARDEN THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO, SANTO DOMINGO TOURISM, STRANGE MILENA/ THÉÂTRES NOMADES, TIM SHORT/FLORIDA TODAY, AND ALAN LAGADU/ISTOCK DUBLIN For Brewmasters ★ CHICAGO For Art Aficionados ★SANTO DOMINGO For History Buffs Where: ■ The Guinness Storehouse is in the heart of St. James' Gate, the 18th-century brewing district just south of River Liffey. ■ The Art Institute of Chicago overlooks both Lake Michigan and Millennium Park - home of the iconic "bean." ■ Located in the Dominican Republic's Colonial Zone, La Catedral Primada de América is steps away from Parque Colon. Why: ■ Experience the brewing process with Master Brewer Fergal Murray. Follow along as he combines water, barley, yeast, and hops to craft a perfect pint. ■ With more than 300,000 works of art, you can spend days browsing collections of everything from medieval armor to modernist paintings. ■ Christopher Columbus' son Diego began construction on La Catedral Primada de América in 1514, which makes it the oldest church in the Americas. Must-see: ■ Check out the Storehouse's ultra-sleek Gravity Bar, which offers an amazing view of historic Dublin. ■ An exhibit of surrealist master René Magritte - known for Time Transfixed - runs through October. ■ Fourteen interior chapels were built over a period of 20 years in a mix of architectural styles. INDIA For Time Travelers ★ MELBOURNE, FL ★ For the Jet Set BRUSSELS For Thespians FPO Where: ■ Situated on the Yamuna River, the Agra Red Fort is only 124 miles from India's bustling capital city of New Delhi. ■ The little-known yet fascinating Air and Space Museum is located in the atrium of Melbourne International Airport. ■ Festival Théâtres Nomades is hosted in Parc du Bruxelles, the 32-acre park located in the center of Belgium's capital. Why: ■ The imposing sandstone fort was the 16th-century capital of the Mughal empire, and it's less than three miles from the neighboring Taj Mahal. ■ NASA has loaned $400,000 worth of equipment to the museum, adding to its intriguing current collection of air and space travel artifacts. ■ This free theater festival, which runs August 21-24, features open-air circus acts, live music, and theater. Hang with locals while enjoying the spectacle. Must-see: ■ Pretend you're royalty for the day as you explore the fort's luxurious marble palaces and lush gardens. ■ Make it a point to check out the astronaut space suit and a World War II-era Link Flight Trainer. ■ Stroll by rows of lime trees and ancient fountains, all the way to the Royal Palace at the park's south end. AUGUST 2014 11

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of US Airways - August 2014

Table of Contents
Perspective: CEO Letter
Did You Know?
Hot Spots: Best Cultural Sites
Great Escapes: RIU Hotels and Resorts
Style Spotlight: Beach Wear
Golf: Wyndham Championship
Diversions: Stargazing
Connections: Everybody's Business
Gear Up: Stay Cool
Travel Feature: Vancouver
Great Tastes: Bonefish Grill
Special Section: Orange County, California
University Spotlight: Salisbury University
Special Section: Celebrate Opera
To Your Health: Lumiday and Luminite
Special Section: Newport News, Virginia
Best of Health: Miami Foot & Ankle Surgery
Great Dates: Las Vegas Marathon
Special Section: Women's College Coalition
Readers Resource Index
Your US Airways Guide
Audio Entertainment
Video Entertainment
U.S. and Caribbean Service Map
International Service Map
Airport Terminal Maps
oneworld alliance
Passenger Info/Contact US Airways
US Airways MarketPlace®
US Airways Fleet/Customs & Immigration
Window or Aisle?

US Airways - August 2014