Grounded last year and thinking of traveling again? Your questions answered

After more than a year of being grounded by the coronavirus pandemic, and with millions of Americans getting vaccinated, some are considering hitting the open road and open skies again.

So is traveling safe in the time of coronavirus? Is it right? If so, where should you go?

Some tips if you’re considering a trip.

Is it safe to travel right now?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says fully-vaccinated people can travel at low risk to themselves. Travelers who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 are less likely to get or spread the virus.

The CDC recommends delaying

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OSU coach on Johnson departure, transfer additions, looking to next year

Ohio State men’s basketball coach Chris Holtmann conducted a media conference call that lasted nearly one full hour on Wednesday morning. You can check out the entire call in the video board above.

Below we will share some of the highlights from the call.

Holtmann and his OSU team went 21-10 during a 2020-21 season that was shortened by COVID-19. The Buckeyes won three games in threes to reach the Big Ten tournament championship before falling in overtime to Illinois. Given a two seed for the NCAA Tournament, OSU was upset by No. 15 seed Oral Roberts

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Many tourists pick San Diego as first vacation destination in over a year

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) — The warm weather drew large crowds at San Diego beaches over the weekend as COVID-related restrictions continue to ease and more people get vaccinated.

Temperatures in the 80s and big crowds are something the county has not seen a while, and it was pretty evident Sunday that visitors and locals were happy to see a continuation of normalcy.

“Everyone wants to have a good time, be with family, and just relax. Being in the house all that time, it’s good to be out,” said a Los Angeles resident who made the drive south with his family

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How to fly safely a year into the pandemic

(CNN) — Would-be travelers are crooning a new theme song: “Come fly with me, let’s fly, let’s fly away.”

In the European Union, the UK and other corners of the globe, officials are currently considering ways to restart international travel this summer.

When that occurs, cinch up your seat belt — traveler numbers will soar.

Is it truly safe to travel by air right now, even if you’re fully vaccinated?

Travelers arrive for flights at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago on March 16, 2021. US airports are seeing pandemic-era record numbers of passengers.

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Case count, masks and

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Tourism rates fall but outdoor recreation sees massive increase over the last year

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WXOW) – A study by the 7 Rivers Alliance on tourism and economic numbers across the region found in 2020 the tourism rates fell greatly but outdoor activity rates skyrocketed.

The 7 Rivers Alliance is a regional economic development organization that serves eight counties in Western Wisconsin, two counties in Northeast Iowa, and three is Southeastern Minnesota.

Chris Hardie, CEO of 7 Rivers Alliance, explained that he works with economic development and tourism partners throughout the region to help grow their economy.

“Tourism is a very important economic development tool in our region and it has a

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RSW sees rise in air travel, considerable bounce back from same time last year


The amount of people flying to Southwest Florida is steadily increasing. That means businesses here can make ends meet. This time last year, there was a lot of uncertainty about the region’s economy.

Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) was busy Tuesday afternoon, full of people heading home after spending the last week soaking up some sun.

“It was good. It was a lot of fun,” said Haley Perry, who was visiting from Boston. “It was really nice there.”

“I went to the pool. I went swimming. I played games,” said Brady Shaver, who visited his grandmother in

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