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INTRODUCING GRAND AMERICA

Through Sept. 3, guests at this new luxury hotel in downtown Salt Lake City will get more for their money with an introductory rate of $129 per night for a "premium accommodation," single or double occupancy, subject to availability. That's a savings of nearly 50 percent off the published prices. Call 1-800-621-4504, or visit the Web at www.grandamerica.com.

SOUTH TEMPLE WALKING TOURS

The Utah Heritage Foundation's Historic South Temple Street Walking Tour Guide describes 39 historic structures and sites along Salt Lake's grand avenue. The booklet is available free at the UHF office at Memorial House in Memory Grove or at the Salt Lake Convention and Visitors Bureau information centers.

OUTDOORS AT LINCOLN CENTER

New York City's Lincoln Center will offer more than 50 free performances of music and dance from Aug. 4-26, day and night, on the center's open-air plaza and in Damrosch Park, in a festival called Lincoln Center Out-of-Doors. Call 1-212-875-5000 or visit the Web www.lincolncenter.org.

EXPLORE SCIENCE IN SAN DIEGO

Pedal a bike to create electricity; change the pitch of your voice; give yourself a harmless shock. You can do all this and more at the ExploraZone 2 exhibit at the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center in Balboa Park through June 2002. Admission is $6.50 for adults; $5 for kids. www.rhfleet.org.

NEVADA ON THE WEB

For tourism information, let your fingers do the walking.

Nevada Commission on Tourism: www.travelnevada.com

Las Vegas: www.vegasfreedom.com

Reno, Lake Tahoe: www.renolaketahoe.com; www.gotahoe.com

Sparks: www.sparksnevada.com

Carson City: www.carson-city.org

Virginia City: www.vcnevada.com

Elko: www.elkocva.com; www.westernfolklife.org

Great Basin National Park: www.nps.gov/grba

Eureka: www.co.eureka.nv.us


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