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Travel Anniversaries of 2013

The Tour de France turns 100, the Battle of Gettysburg marks its 150th, and who can forget Elvis’s Aloha From Hawaii 40 years ago. See the biggest travel anniversaries of 2013.

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Grand Central Terminal’s 100th
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Grand Central’s 100th

This megadaddy of rail travel turns 100 in 2013. Spanning 48 acres, the grand Beaux-Arts-designed terminal has risen and fallen (it went into bankruptcy in 1970 and even faced potential demolition), and risen again. Today, the hub is the world’s sixth most visited tourist attraction, according to a Travel + Leisure survey.

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