Shining more light on black Civil War soldiers — in Westminster and elsewhere


City passes: Good for the busy visitor

Discount passes can knock 40 percent to 60 percent off the cost of visiting big-city attractions -- at least if you're really big on visiting the top attractions. At least one discount program is available in more than a dozen top-visitor North American cities. Two outfits dominate the field.


CityPass offers passes for Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Seattle, Southern California, Tampa Bay, and Toronto. In almost all of these cities, the pass covers the most important local art and natural history museums, zoos, and at least one observation tower. Waterfront city passes typically include harbor cruises, and some passes...