Tourist etiquette you might not know

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RAPID CITY, S.D. (KOTA) – ”This summer we’ve definitely seen an increase in visitation, not only here at Jewel Cave but at all the national parks areas here in the Black Hills and out at the Badlands as well,” said Greg Schroeder, superintendent at Jewel Cave National Park.

While tourists crowd popular Black Hill’s tourist attractions, it’s important for people visiting to show basic etiquette while waiting to see the area’s treasures.

Wind Cave National park says to plan like a park ranger while visiting sites. This includes a number of things, one, come early and be patient.

“So we

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Truckers fume as Alabama detours them from I-10 tunnel

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Trucking officials are unhappy after the Alabama Department of Transportation moved with little notice to divert trucks from the Interstate 10 tunnel in Mobile.

The state announced Thursday that trucks had to detour from noon to 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday to try reduce traffic on I-10 before the July 4 holiday.

Traffic commonly backs up for miles on I-10 through Mobile as tourists make their way to and from Gulf of Mexico beaches. There are sharp curves at each end of the George Wallace Tunnel and eastbound I-10 narrows to two lanes as it prepares to plunge

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IHG Hotels is Giving Away Free Hotel Stays for a Year

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After 16 long months of a global pandemic and numerous lockdowns, are you ready to get out of the house and finally go on that vacation you’ve wanted to take but couldn’t? IHG Hotels & Resorts is offering one U.S.-based traveler the opportunity to stay at their properties ‘rent-free’ in locations across the world, for one year, through its new sweepstakes known as the ‘Department

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Everything you need to know about Detroit’s PGA TOUR event

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(WXYZ) — The 2021 Rocket Mortgage Classic is returning to the historic Detroit Golf Club this week, with the tournament welcoming back fans for the first time since the inaugural event in 2019.

Some of the world’s best golfers will take on the historic Donald Ross-designed course, with practice rounds beginning Tuesday, June 29 and the tournament kicking off on Thursday, July 1.

Check out our guide to the 2021 Rocket Mortgage Classic, and for more information, visit the tournament website.

2021 schedule

Monday, June 28
7 a.m. – PGA Tour practice rounds
8 a.m. to 10 a.m. –

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17 companies that hire remote workers and offer paid vacation perks

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From unlimited vacation time to travel stipends, these companies are helping U.S. workers get some much needed relaxation on the company’s dime.

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American workers, it’s commonly said and statistically cited, don’t take vacations, and when they do they often feel guilty about it. As we come out of the COVID-19 pandemic, FlexJobs said, “many employees find themselves taking very few vacation days,” which only adds to the stress piled on during the past year.

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FlexJobs wants those looking for a new career to know that the no-vacation normal doesn’t have to continue,

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