Summer Vacations in a Post-Sept. 11 World

Terror alerts or no terror alerts, American feet are itching again. Travel-industry surveys suggest that most Americans will be taking a vacation this summer--though about 18% have scaled back their plans in response to Sept. 11. More trips will be taken Kerouac-style: on the road, on the cheap and in America. If you haven't planned your getaway, you're not alone. Travel agents say people are booking trips later than ever. But now you can take advantage of the trends. --By Belinda Luscombe

How to Travel

--For many, the air is a no-go zone. It's not just the fear of terrorism, which...

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