FANTASTIC VOYAGES If going a little overboard is your idea of a great vacation, vigorous, eco-friendly tours offer all the adventure you can handle.
Cruise lines take a very deep breath Smokeless: Cruise companies introduce smoke-free interiors, a smoke-free ship and even a smoke-free line.
For vacation lowdown, get aboard Internet Usenet: Fellow tourists give loads of unbiased, online advice.
Touring the towns: Unusual themes and informative guides peel away the predictable and offer a less-traveled view of three great American cities Chicago: Cruise : On a river excursion, you can see the Windy City's most famous buildings.
Smooth sailing on a Caribbean cruise Voyage: There were so many activities on the ship, the children didn't want the week to end.
Shore ambience charms visitors Heritage: The harbors of the Chesapeake Bay and the flat expanse of Eastern Shore cropland conserve a legacy of generations of Maryland farmers and watermen.
Ceremony today will mark voyage of the Exodus 1947
Finding Common Ground It's well-loved but unknown, a family destination yet a place many people fear. It's Druid Hill Park, Baltimore's magnificent paradox.
'Odd Couple' act floundering
67,000 tons of luxury, QE2 sails on Liner: The Queen Elizabeth 2, which made a brief stop in Baltimore yesterday, boasts fewer frills than in past years but is still regarded as the epitome of cruise ships.
Spring is a good time to make a break for it Tourism: The travel industry is having a boom season, as families embark on getaways now, rather than waiting for summer.
The best ports of call around the Caribbean Cruise: A ship's hotel manager, who ought to know, lists the hot spots and top spots.
Civilization threatens Key West Haven: Cruise ships and a widened highway are threatening to inundate Hemingway's oddball hideaway with normal people.
Traveling on your own in a world of doubles Surcharge: 'Single supplements' mean the person who travels alone can pay 15 to 100 percent more than advertised prices.
Sea & Shore Major cruise lines now offer active land excursions for passengers who want port activities more vigorous than a city tour or beach barbecue.
As year 2000 nears, many make big party plans Celebrations: Some prime hotels are already overbooked, and at least one adventure-travel company has sold out trips to the pyramids and Taj Mahal.
Cruise boom bypasses city Passengers: Baltimore's market for luxury ship passengers suffers from a colder climate and federal regulations.
Way Down South Antarctica: A cruise to the bottom of the world takes you through a region of wild beauty and natural wonder.
Seniors want to see ruins and jungles Wilds: The problem is that the Amazon and Machu Picchu are rarely included in the same trip.
Cruise doesn't have to weigh on you Diet: Cruise lines are offering menu and gym options to keep your personal bottom line unchanged.
Cruise industry's big event is a thing called Destiny Vacation: Carnival is about to launch the world's largest cruise ship, and other lines are readying newer, larger vessels as well.
Ships entice seniors with dancing and discounts Cruise: Lessons and bargains lure older travelers into filling cabins before peak season starts.
Cruising Costa Rica Eco-adventure: The passengers on a Temptress cruise learn the importance of protecting the Earth.
Families setting sail for new way to vacation Annapolis boat show offers cruising advice
Families set sail on new vacations Boat show offers look at cruising as change of pace
Cruise with children takes care Caution: Just because a ship has a program for youngsters doesn't mean it will suit your family.
Restored ship sails again as memorial Project: Veterans salute fallen comrades by bringing the SS Lane Victory back to life, making cruises.
Port of Baltimore needs cruise terminalIn the...
Six cruise passengers rock some big boats
The past, present, future: side by side Snapshots: Visitors to Southern Maryland's coast turn into time travelers as they pass through old seaside villages, trendy hot spots and new shops to attract tourists.
It's a kinder, gentler Baltimore when you see it from the water
Camp's traffic routine isn't child's play Drivers follow safe course to drop off, pick up youths
Nine firms charged with advertising fraud FTC says they failed to provide services; Employment agencies
Ship commander removed, accused of being with female Mid
Ward working to revive Cunard New chief executive showed his abilities mending Rolls-Royce; Cruise lines
Riding waves of luxury in Southeast Asia Cruise: From Yangon to Singapore, the Song of Flower serves its passengers very well.
See fjords from comfort of a coastal steamer Norway: Vessels carry passengers as well as cargo along the country's west coast.
Read fine print when cruising for bargains
Clinton sends another carrier-led task force Biggest U.S. Navy group in Asia since Vietnam era packs aircraft, missiles
Cruise lines sail for '96 growth Outlook: Alaska trips are increasing, and that raises some concerns about the environment there.
Bankruptcy upsets travel plans Seniors lose $750 each in cruise line collapse; new rules proposed
Broadway as therapy Lawyers as humans: A Baltimore County Circuit Court judge runs theater trips to New York so lawyers and judges can get to know each other outside the pressure of the courtroom.
Sweet Sailing Shipping out: Norwegian Cruise Line's new, downsized Leeward has amenities that match, and sometimes surpass, those on larger vessels.
Families cruise away to easy reunion Bon voyage: Vacation aboard a ship can satisfy all ages, and maybe -- just maybe -- teen-agers can finally get enough to eat.
Watch the tulips bloom from the deck of a barge
Cruise-bound Orioles fans hop a bus for first leg of voyage
The Rev. Edwin Mylin, 62, Hopkins hospital...
Always committed to marine traffic
City cruise ship workers win NLRB ruling over 1994 strife 'Unlawful acts' cited; 2nd union election will be conducted
Family cruises together, stays together