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Loews Hotels Roll Out Family Fun Programs for Summer

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It seemed like New York would never emerge from the clutches of winter up until a few days ago. But with the temperatures now in the 70s and Memorial Day weekend nearly here it seems like summer has finally arrived.

To celebrate that, Loews Hotels is rolling out the “Summer of Loews” to treat families to the extra things that make the season so much fun—including dance parties, BBQs and roving ice cream carts.

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Guess Where? Low Tide

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It's been hard to stump our guessers recently, so all we're going to tell you about this photo is that it was taken in the United Kingdom. Can you figure out where this bay is located?

Log in and leave your guesses below and check back here on Monday for the answer.

UPDATE 5/23/11: For the first time in a long time, nobody guessed where this picture was taken. This is Elie Bay at low tide in the Kingdom of Fife, Scotland.

Lyndsey Matthews is an online editorial assistant at Travel + Leisure.

Photo courtesy of Travel + Leisure's Photography Contest

Guess Where? Beach Nap

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Don't you wish you were here? Before you can start planning your trip to this colorful paradise, though, you'll have to guess where it is.

Log in and leave your guesses below and check back here on Monday for the answer.

UPDATE 5/16/11: We only had one guess this time, but T+L community member MyFareFoodie had it right. This relaxing scene is on the beach in Phuket, Thailand.

Lyndsey Matthews is an online editorial assistant at Travel + Leisure.

Photo courtesy of Travel + Leisure's Photography Contest

Guess Where? Hallway

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This hallway may remind of the set from a Harry Potter movie, but it's not in Europe. Can you figure out where this is?

Log in and leave your guesses below and be sure to check back on Monday for the correct answer.

UPDATE 5/09/11: We finally stumped you guys! While there were some great guesses, nobody figured out that these gothic arches are at New Jersey's Princeton University. Look for our next edition of Guess Where? this Friday.

Lyndsey Matthews is an online editorial assistant at Travel + Leisure.

Photo courtesy of Travel + Leisure's Photography Contest

Guess Where? Man on White Horse

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This picture of a horse and its rider were carved into a hill in the early 19th century in a seaside town. Do you have any idea where this is? Bonus points if you can guess which king is was created in honor of!

Log in and leave your guesses below and be sure to check back on Monday for the correct answer.

UPDATE 5/02/11: Way to go T+L community member BrendaWeatherhead! You guessed correctly that this hillside carving is the Osmington White Horse monument in Dorset, near Weymouth Bay. This 260 ft. figure was carved into the hills in 1808 by locals in honor of King George III who frequently visited the town.

Lyndsey Matthews is an online editorial assistant at Travel + Leisure.

Photo courtesy of Travel + Leisure's Photography Contest

Guess Where? City Greenery

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This bucolic scene is in an unexpected location. Can you guess where this is? Let us know if you need a clue.

Log in and leave your guesses below and be sure to check back on Monday for the correct answer.

UPDATE 4/25/11: We thought this one would stump you guys, but T+L community member sherrylachelle actually got this one! This image is of the Washington Mews in New York. This house, which looks like it belongs in the Tuscan countryside, is located right in the middle of Greenwich Village on a privated gated street a few blocks north of Washington Square Park. Originally built as stables, these buildings now house offices and residences for New York University.

Lyndsey Matthews is an online editorial assistant at Travel + Leisure.

Photo courtesy of Travel + Leisure's Photography Contest

100 Places to Go Before They Disappear

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100 Places to Go Before They Disappear, a gorgeous new book of photos which comes out May 1, is dedicated to 100 places around the world that are already on their way or in danger of disappearing forever. In honor of Earth Day, which began as an environmental teach-in in response to an oil spill off of California's coast in 1970, we’re highlighting a few excerpts from some of the most fascinating destinations featured in the book, available from Abrams Publishing on May 1 for $24.95.

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Hotel Opening: Oberoi's Delhi Alternative

 

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If you find yourself heading to Delhi in the future, but are overwhelmed by the populous metropolis that it is, consider staying at the newly opened Oberoi, Gurgaon, located just outside of the city in a self-described “urban oasis.”

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The Early Show: Best U.S. Landmarks

Travel + Leisure editor Sarah Spagnolo discusses America's best (and most beautiful) landmarks, including the Washington Monument and New Orleans' Garden District.  Read the complete article here, and let us know if you agree with our list.

Guess Where: Geometric Architecture

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This geometric structure was built for a World Expo. Do you know where this is?

Log in and leave your guesses below and be sure to check back on Monday for the correct answer.

UPDATE 4/18/11: T+L community members AAO, silviasantoyo, and MarcoNorth all guessed correctly—this is a photo of the Oriente Station in Lisbon, Portugal.  Architect Santiago Calatrava designed this structure, which houses a train station, a subway station, and a bus terminal, to accommodate the influx of visitors to the city during the 1998 World Expo. It is located in the Parque das Nações, the site of the Expo.

Lyndsey Matthews is an online editorial assistant at Travel + Leisure.

Photo courtesy of Travel + Leisure's Photography Contest

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