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Wallet-Friendly Spring Break Destinations

Wallet-Friendly Spring Break Destinations

Don’t be fooled—Spring Break doesn’t have to break your budget. From the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee to the chic metropolis of Montreal, we’ve found wallet-friendly destinations perfect for the whole family.Pigeon Forge, TNTucked away in the Smoky

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Presidential Estates You Must Visit

Presidential Estates You Must Visit

It's strange to think of our U.S. Presidents residing somewhere other than the White House, but each President had a place to call home before or after their presidency that helped shape them into the historical figures we know today. Whether you'

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Most Romantic Destinations in the Nation

Most Romantic Destinations in the Nation

Planning a trip for two? Feel the love in these romantic getaways. Whether you are looking to relax and gaze into each other's eyes or engage in daring activities to get your heart racing, our guide will help you find the destination that is perfe

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Mardi Gras Celebrations Across the USA

Mardi Gras Celebrations Across the USA

When you think of today's Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday) you think of grabbing your friends and family for a night of partying in the streets—but did you know that the origins of the celebration can actually be traced all the way back to medieval Europe

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Travel Destinations to Beat the Winter Blues

Travel Destinations to Beat the Winter Blues

With the holidays in the rearview mirror and the fresh winter snowfall turning to gray sludge, for many people, this is the time of year when winter has lost its charm. Rather than spending the rest of the season counting down the days until you c

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Holiday Markets You Won't Want to Miss

Holiday Markets You Won't Want to Miss

No matter what you celebrate, holiday markets are a fun place to get all your shopping done and actually enjoy yourself. This centuries-old European tradition is a great way to get into the spirit of the season with the all of lights, decoratio

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A Guide to Charleston

A Guide to Charleston

Take a stroll down the cobbled streets of Charleston and you can feel the history and culture thick in the air. As the oldest city in the state of South Carolina, this coastal gem oozes southern charm and draws travelers from all over the world.

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Road Trips to be Thankful for

Road Trips to be Thankful for

As much as we love road travel, driving can be a slog. Whether it's sitting in traffic or seeing the same billboards over and over, it's easy to forget about the joys of the open road. In this season of giving, we wanted to bring back some of the

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Fall Getaways

Fall Getaways

Some cities are strengthened in beauty and charm by the changing of the seasons. While these destinations are a great place to visit any time of year, their fall seasons boast a getaway unlike any other, offering an impeccable combination of weath

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The Bluegrass State: A Kentucky Travel Guide

The Bluegrass State: A Kentucky Travel Guide

Beautiful grass with a bluish hue is the inspiration behind Kentucky's nickname: The Bluegrass State. This popular grazing plant grows throughout much of the state, and its name has been associated with the music native to the region. Kentucky, thoug

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Road Trip Through Asheville

Road Trip Through Asheville

Galleries, arts and crafts studios, cafés, and fine restaurants—all nestled within the Blue Ridge and Appalachian Mountains, and the recreational opportunities they have to offer—make visitors to Asheville, North Carolina not only enjoy their vaca

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A Guide to Rhode Island

A Guide to Rhode Island

Although it is the smallest state in the nation, Rhode Island has over 400 miles of convoluted shoreline facing the Atlantic Ocean and Narragansett Bay. The state has more than 100 beaches. Surf conditions range from calm to challenging. Annual to

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Life is Better at the Lake

Life is Better at the Lake

A lake is the landscape's most beautiful and expressive feature. It is earth's eye; looking into which the beholder measures the depth of his own mature. —"Walden, Or Life In The Woods" by Henry David Thoreau, 1854 No matter where you live, ther

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Birth of the Blues Road Trip Through Mississippi

Birth of the Blues Road Trip Through Mississippi

Chicago might claim to be the "Blues Capital of the World," but if you're looking for an atmosphere of gritty, from-the-roots blues, you must head to the juke-jointin', Colt-45 swiggin', dust and dirt-ridden backroads of the Mississippi Delta.&nbs

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Virginia is for Lovers

Virginia is for Lovers

From the coastal plain—where the sun kisses the sparkling sands of Virginia Beach—through the Piedmont plateau and westward to the rolling Blue Ridge and rugged Appalachian Mountains,  Virginia offers the best of both worlds: seashore and

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The Wackiest Festivals in the U.S.

The Wackiest Festivals in the U.S.

Everyone loves a good festival. Music festivals, food festivals, summer festivals, holiday festivals—and the list goes on. The reason for celebrating often varies, and some reasons may be so bizarre that you just wouldn't understand unless you wer

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Tips for Traveling to Harbor Country, Michigan

Tips for Traveling to Harbor Country, Michigan

You don’t have to drive to the West Coast to visit an award-winning winery or take a picturesque drive along a winding shore. Michigan’s own Harbor Country has these in spades, putting any notion of a flat and boring Midwest to rest. Here are o

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Explore D.C. Like a Local

Explore D.C. Like a Local

As the nation's capital, Washington D.C. has much to offer tourists. While the White House, the monuments, and the museums are all worth a visit, they can get a bit crowded during the height of tourist season. If you want a more authentic exp

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Where to Watch the Total Solar Eclipse of 2017

Where to Watch the Total Solar Eclipse of 2017

On Monday, August 21st, 2017, a solar eclipse—a celestial event where the Moon passes through the Sun and the Earth—will take place. According to  NASA, a solar eclipse can cast a shadow on Earth's surface up to 168 miles wide. This shadow

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