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  1. PhotoThe Little Androscoggin River, just off Route 26, near Paris, Maine. CreditStacey Cramp for The New York Times

    From the Berkshires to the Rockies, the vibrant colors of fall are popping, and nothing, not even a pandemic, can stop them. Six writers in six states reveal their favorite drives and hikes.

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    Tripped Up

    Our columnist finds that rail companies, both regional systems and Amtrak, are undertaking massive coronavirus efforts. But they can’t thoroughly disinfect every seat in every train at every station.

    By Sarah Firshein

  3. PhotoHawaiian Airlines planes at the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport in Honolulu. The airline will soon have drive-through testing sites in San Francisco and Los Angeles so Hawaii-bound passengers who test negative can avoid long quarantines. CreditMarco Garcia/Reuters

    Airlines and airports are offering the tests as a way for travelers whose results are negative to avoid quarantines at their destinations, and to revive travelers’ faith in flying.

    By Tariro Mzezewa

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    The World Through a Lens

    Once a vast prison ground for political exiles, the banks of the Ket River are now home to a range of solitary settlements.

    By Emile Ducke

  1. PhotoThe Capitol building in Havana was restored for the city’s 350th anniversary.  CreditRobert Rausch for The New York Times

    Among other measures, Americans will no longer be able to import Cuban cigars or stay in hotels owned by the Cuban government.

    By Ceylan Yeginsu

  2. PhotoAn Airbnb vacation house in New York’s Hudson Valley. Guests concerned about social distancing are opting for more remote lodgings. CreditESCAPE

    Home-sharing’s challenges aren’t only about social distancing and hygiene. Overtourism, racial bias, fee transparency and controlling the party crowd are also in the mix.

    By Elaine Glusac

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    Travel looks very different in 2020. Here are some questions to help you consider the risks to yourself and others if you take a trip.

    By Sara Aridi and Umi Syam

  4. PhotoAmericans are allowed to enter with proof of a negative Covid-19 test taken no more than 10 days before entry. CreditTony Cenicola/The New York Times

    For Americans eager to resume international travel, here are the countries that currently allow U.S. citizens to enter, though there may be restrictions.

    By Karen Schwartz

  5. PhotoIn New Jersey, a road sign advises out-of-state visitors to call and learn if they must self-quarantine. CreditTed Shaffrey/Associated Press

    Nearly half of the states have measures in place for visitors, from mandatory testing to quarantine requirements.

    By Karen Schwartz

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  1. PhotoTulsa International Airport in Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S. CreditNick Oxford/Reuters

    Perhaps no industry has been as hard hit by the pandemic as tourism. As restrictions on companies and travelers ease, what will the new world look like?

    By Elaine Glusac, Tariro Mzezewa and Sarah Firshein

  2. PhotoWell, this wouldn’t happen in her school building. Gianna Carucci of White Township, N.J., getting a visit from Wiley the Wolf while attending virtual class at the Great Wolf Lodge in the Poconos. CreditMichelle V. Agins/The New York Times

    With the pandemic ongoing and millions of school-age children learning remotely, the travel industry is beckoning families with lures of “schoolcation.”

    By Julie Weed

  3. PhotoOn an in-flight screen, a map of a recent flight-to-nowhere trip on Royal Brunei Airlines. CreditNadzri Harif

    People who miss flying are rushing to buy tickets for flights that land in the same place they depart from.

    By Tariro Mzezewa

  4. PhotoThe just-married Jordan Lee, from Britain, and Roberta Pabline, from Brazil, posing for the photographer at the Marina in Gibraltar. CreditLaura Leon for The New York Times

    The tiny British territory at the tip of Spain, with its open border and lack of restrictions, has become the go-to place for couples looking to wed.

    By Ceylan Yeginsu

  5. PhotoMaya Brown and Lanto Griffin and their dog, Troy, who has driven with the couple around the Eastern United States. From his perch in back, he has routinely “upgraded” himself, worming between the front seats. CreditCharlotte Kesl for The New York Times

    Neither house sitters nor jetting off for the weekend are possibilities for most dog owners who want to travel right now. So these furry friends are increasingly curled up in the back (or front) seat, enjoying the ride.

    By Sarah Firshein

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  1. Photo CreditDeena So Oteh

    Sarah Firshein tries to resolve how a nonstop with seat selection became a packed “split flight,” with concerns over proper cleaning and an arrival two hours later than expected.

    By Sarah Firshein

  2. Photo CreditDaniel Fishel

    Our columnist answers your coronavirus-related questions about health and safety on road trips.

    By Sarah Firshein

  3. Photo CreditNicole Rifkin

    Many American citizens were traveling internationally when the pandemic struck. For those who have no interest in coming home in the short-term, but face expiring tourist visas, our columnist investigates the options.

    By Sarah Firshein

  4. Photo CreditAnna Wanda Gogusey

    The future of the cruise industry remains very unclear, so it’s not totally unreasonable to be anxious about what next spring will look like.

    By Sarah Firshein

  5. Photo CreditReyna Noriega

    Here we are, wondering aloud about the oversight capabilities of hotel franchises, and what powers they can exert over their thousands of individual owners. Thanks Covid-19.

    By Sarah Firshein

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