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  • Take a trip back in time and visit the Amish communities in Western Pennsylvania. Unlike the eastern part of the state, you'll find no crowds and peaceful countryside lined with Amish farms and community members going about their everyday business. Dayton, Smicksburg, New Wilmington and Volant Pennsylvania are the perfect places to visit.

    Amish Communities in Western Pennsylvania

    Amish Communities in Western Pennsylvania

    by Claudia Mitchell78

  • Don't wonder about what to do in Waco, Texas. There are museums, lots of park space, bowling alleys, sporting events, a range of restaurant types. Between Lake Waco and the Brazos and Bosque Rivers, there is also lots of water. With all of these features, Waco has something for everyone.

    What to Do in Waco, Texas

    What to Do in Waco, Texas

    by Randy McLaughlin14

  • Tampa, FL, is a fabulous travel destination on Florida's west coast. Family friendly and chock full of culture, here's a list of just a few of the great spots to visit in Tampa.

    Top Ten Things to Do in Tampa, FL

    Top Ten Things to Do in Tampa, FL

    by Em Writes40

  • Oval Beach in Saugatuck, Michigan has always been a pearl among dune coastline tourist spots. Secluded from noisy development, it remains pristine thanks to well-established preservation societies.

    Much About Oval Beach; and My Fun Summer Job

    Much About Oval Beach; and My Fun Summer Job

    by Kathi48

  • Here are 6 fun and easy hikes in and around Acadia National Park on Mount Desert Island. The hikes are divided by location: near Bar Harbor, Jordan Pond House, and the Quiet Side, Bass Harbor area. Enjoy the hikes and the nearby attractions and you will see many of the highlights of the park.

    6 Fun and Easy Hikes Around Acadia National Park

    6 Fun and Easy Hikes Around Acadia National Park

    by bankscottage24

  • The Big Island of Hawaii has many locations where you can camp. This page tells you about the best places to camp and also what you need to bring, what amenities are there, and how to obtain permits. Whether you want to camp on a beach or close to the volcano, this article is for you.

    Camping on the Big Island of Hawaii

    Camping on the Big Island of Hawaii

    by Brittany Kennedy10

  • Some of the world's most beautiful beaches are located on Kauai, the Garden Isle of Hawaii. This Top Ten List includes Hanalei Bay, Poipu, Anini, and Waimea.

    Top 10 Beaches on Kauai, Hawaii

    Top 10 Beaches on Kauai, Hawaii

    by Rose West15

  • The Caribbean carries its own tales of hauntings. It's not just fun in the sun. So before your vacation begins in the beautiful Caribbean islands read about duppy and other hauntings that are found in the beautiful Caribbean islands like Jamaica, Guyana, Barbados and more.

    Is There a Haunted Caribbean?

    Is There a Haunted Caribbean?

    by Cynthia B Turner6

  • Florida has three of the top 10 beaches in the country including the number one of 2008, the Caladesi beach. Top ten beaches in florida with pictures, links and description.

    Top Ten Best Beaches in Florida for Families

    Top Ten Best Beaches in Florida for Families

    by seanraj9

  • Seeing the wild mustangs roaming freely along the Outer Banks of North Carolina is a thrilling and amazing sight. These horses are living free much as their ancestors have for the last 500 years.

    Visiting the Wild Spanish Mustangs of North Carolina

    Visiting the Wild Spanish Mustangs of North Carolina

    by Bill De Giulio14

  • A trip to Key West, Florida, doesn't need to break the bank. Here are five things to do in Key West for under five dollars (and a few more options if you have some money to spend).

    Five Things to Do in Key West for Under $5

    Five Things to Do in Key West for Under $5

    by Deborah Neyens29

  • Learn more about Pennsylvania's coal mining history as you descend into the Lackawanna Coal Mine in Scranton, PA. Afterwards, visit the gift shop or the Anthracite Heritage Museum. Great and educational fun for families!

    Lackawanna Coal Mine Tour—Scranton, Pennsylvania

    Lackawanna Coal Mine Tour—Scranton, Pennsylvania

    by Marissa14

  • The Dole Pineapple Plantation near the North Shore of the island of Oahu, Hawaii, is a must-see for travelers. This working plantation offers walking and train tours, pineapple tastings and demonstrations and has the world's largest maze!

    Dole Pineapple Plantation: Things to Do on Oahu, Hawaii

    Dole Pineapple Plantation: Things to Do on Oahu, Hawaii

    by Stephanie Hicks34

  • The Beer Can House is a local Houston, Texas folk art attraction. John Milkovisch used flattened beer cans and other items to cover his house, mailbox, fence, and yard spaces. People come from far and wide to visit and photograph this place!

    The Beer Can House in Houston: A Local Folk Art Attraction

    The Beer Can House in Houston: A Local Folk Art Attraction

    by Peggy Woods43

  • Travel agents and guide books alike will tell you of the beauty of Hawaii: the year-round neon greenery, the healing Pacific Ocean, the buttery tropical breezes, and the excess of exotic fruit. All good and fine, but take it from me, what you need...

    How to Survive a Vacation in Hawaii

    How to Survive a Vacation in Hawaii

    by Rose West52

  • Is it possible to have a jungle, a rainforest, and an ocean, all in the desert? Yes, and all under glass. Take a virtual tour here and find information to help you plan your own visit.

    A Tour of Biosphere 2 in Oracle, Arizona

    A Tour of Biosphere 2 in Oracle, Arizona

    by Deb Kingsbury21

  • Basic information that new RV owners need to know about visiting US National Parks that includes but is not limited to items such as park amenities, costs, size limits, stay limits and current policy changes for certain parks.

    What You Need to Know About RVing in US National Parks

    What You Need to Know About RVing in US National Parks

    by Sondra Rochelle6

  • Abandoned Pennsylvania resorts of the '70s and '80s: Buck Hill Inn, Unity House, Pocono Gardens. Period love-nest decor like heart-shaped tubs, mirrored and carpeted walls, and shag rugs.

    Abandoned Honeymoon Resorts of the Pocono Mountains

    Abandoned Honeymoon Resorts of the Pocono Mountains

    by Wendy Holler54

  • The Lava Cast Forest near Sunriver, Oregon takes you back in time thousands of years, to when a lava flow trapped a forest and created casts of the trees that can still be witnessed today.

    Lava Cast Forest in Central Oregon

    Lava Cast Forest in Central Oregon

    by Stephanie Hicks27

  • Winter visitors to Arizona who stay into spring may be lucky enough to see the desert come alive with tiny desert wildflowers and cacti in bloom. Here are a selection of photos by Stephanie Henkel of southern Arizona wildflowers.

    Arizona Desert Wildflower Pictures

    Arizona Desert Wildflower Pictures

    by Stephanie Henkel29

  • One of the most beautiful Baroque communities in Sicily is the charming Noto. Totally rebuilt after a devastating earthquake in 1693, this quaint town is known for its amazing Baroque architecture.

    What to See in Beautiful Noto, Sicily

    What to See in Beautiful Noto, Sicily

    by Bill De Giulio32

  • Avoid the Ripley's Aquarium in Myrtle Beach when it is crowded, as the price of admission is high and the aquarium is quite small. The time spent waiting in line was easily double the time spent actually viewing the attractions. A review of the aquarium in Myrtle Beach, with our personal experiences during Spring Break with large crowds.

    A Review of Ripley's Aquarium in Myrtle Beach

    A Review of Ripley's Aquarium in Myrtle Beach

    by Leah Lefler10

  • If you’ve been planning a trip to the Florida Keys, you’ve probably seen a lot of promotional material put out by the various tourist industries. You may be excited about catching amazing fish or scuba diving or snorkeling to see lots of...

    Creepy Creatures of the Florida Keys

    Creepy Creatures of the Florida Keys

    by Katherine Lynn9

  • Check out all the cool places in Detroit you may not know about. This list is filled with awesome places to eat, hang out, spend the day, and explore. Come discover all Detroit has to offer!

    Cool Things to Do in Detroit

    Cool Things to Do in Detroit

    by Michelle43

  • Fans of Americana are enjoying a new craze sweeping across rural America—barn quilts. Learn how organizations have increased tourism in small towns across America by showcasing barn quilts.

    Barn Quilts in Rural America

    Barn Quilts in Rural America

    by Thelma Raker Coffone20

  • Bighorn Medicine Wheel is located at Medicine Mountain. Rocks and stones make up the wheel and line up with the equinoxes. It is a magical place.

    The Magic of Bighorn Medicine Wheel

    The Magic of Bighorn Medicine Wheel

    by Cynthia Calhoun8

  • Jamaica is an incredibly interesting country, but many people don't know much about it. Read on to discover the top ten awesome facts about this small island (including several world records!).

    10 Cool Facts You Never Knew About Jamaica

    10 Cool Facts You Never Knew About Jamaica

    by Marvin Parke103

  • Cleaner than NYC, smaller, and so much easier to navigate, Philly offers a wealth of places perfect for first date ideas.

    14 First Date Ideas:  Philadelphia

    14 First Date Ideas: Philadelphia

    by becauseilive17

  • A fan's personal journey to visit the Goonies House, in Astoria, Oregon.

    The Goonies House

    The Goonies House

    by missbat67

  • The beautiful Biltmore Estate is Asheville’s most visited destination and a must-see on any visit to western North Carolina. The château, gardens, winery, and extensive grounds will make any visit to the estate a memorable experience.

    Visiting the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina

    Visiting the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina

    by Bill De Giulio26

  • If you're looking for a pristine beach without the crowds, and don't mind sharing your space with eagles, owls, and an armadillo or two, then check out Honeymoon Island State Park in Dunedin, Florida.

    Honeymoon Island State Park:  Dunedin, Florida

    Honeymoon Island State Park: Dunedin, Florida

    by Bill De Giulio41

  • Galveston, Texas has so much more to offer than meets the eye. History, ghosts, friendly people, and so much more!

    Why I Love Galveston, Texas

    Why I Love Galveston, Texas

    by Allisyn1

  • The Big E is New England's largest and most diverse state fair. This annual event takes place over 17 days every September and has something for everyone from agriculture to entertainment to food.

    The Big E: New England's Great State Fair

    The Big E: New England's Great State Fair

    by Bill De Giulio16

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  • Want to get away for the weekend? My five best recommendations for California weekend getaways are Lake Tahoe, San Diego, Highway 1, Yosemite and Northern California hot springs.

    The 5 Best California Weekend Getaways

    The 5 Best California Weekend Getaways

    by Raye114

  • The Fremont Troll lives under the Aurora Bridge in Seattle. Here, you'll find a history of the troll, some useful facts, directions, and a map. I've also included some fun things you might never have known, such as how the troll is connected to Elvis.

    All About the Seattle Fremont Troll and How to Find It

    All About the Seattle Fremont Troll and How to Find It

    by Teeuwynn Woodruff0

  • Here is some helpful advice from an RV owner and Floridian about how to plan a Florida RV trip that will provide the type of vacation you'll enjoy. Includes information about finding sites, the importance of location and considerations about weather, all of which can impact one's enjoyment.

    The Best Way to Winter in Florida in an RV

    The Best Way to Winter in Florida in an RV

    by Sondra Rochelle4

  • Five great day trips in Central Texas. Visit these beautiful and unique towns for a taste of the Lone Star State.

    Best Central Texas Day Trips

    Best Central Texas Day Trips

    by Marcy Goodfleisch38

  • Funny American place names abound, from Gun Barrel City, Texas, to Why, Arizona. This list celebrates towns and cities with names worth a second look, a smile, and a smirk.

    Bad Names for Towns: Funny American Place Names

    Bad Names for Towns: Funny American Place Names

    by E. A. Wright78

  • Thinking of moving to either Portland, Oregon or Austin, Texas? Can't decide which is better? Let me help! Here are seven ways that I think these two cities are similar.

    Top 7 Similarities Between Portland and Austin

    Top 7 Similarities Between Portland and Austin

    by Erin M Walker1

  • Cape Hatteras National Seashore on the Outer Banks of North Carolina is a great place to RV. You can camp near the beach at private campgrounds or at one of the four campgrounds on the National Seashore. Read on for information and tips for camping near the beach and driving on the sand.

    RVing the Cape Hatteras National Seashore on the Outer Banks of NC

    RVing the Cape Hatteras National Seashore on the Outer Banks of NC

    by Stephanie Henkel24

  • Sea kayaking through caves and over kelp forests at this National Park off the coast of Southern California is a magnificent experience. Read on to find out more about this family-friendly activity.

    Sea Kayaking in Channel Islands National Park

    Sea Kayaking in Channel Islands National Park

    by Leah Lefler6

  • Traveling Michigan lighthouses—in this article, we will visit Muskegon, Grand Haven, Big Red, and South Haven lighthouse. Join me as I travel to the lighthouses in Michigan.

    Lighthouses of Southwest Michigan

    Lighthouses of Southwest Michigan

    by Susan Sears6

  • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is a great family-friendly city to visit. There is no shortage of fun and educational sites that adults and children will love to visit. With a map in hand, these 10 sites will help ensure that you and your kids have a great time in Pittsburgh, PA.

    10 Fun and Educational Things to Do With Kids in Pittsburgh, PA

    10 Fun and Educational Things to Do With Kids in Pittsburgh, PA

    by Claudia Mitchell2

  • The Printing Museum in Houston is filled with interesting artifacts but also offers some hands-on learning experiences via workshops and classes. The resident artist, Charles Criner, produces lithographs in the museum. Tour groups are encouraged.

    The Printing Museum in Houston: A Lesser-Known Treasure!

    The Printing Museum in Houston: A Lesser-Known Treasure!

    by Peggy Woods51

  • A bucket list destination for the longest time, we finally made it to New Orleans and the famed French Quarter. It was a quick visit and with just 24 hours to explore, we hit the ground running.

    One Day in New Orleans: Visiting the Big Easy

    One Day in New Orleans: Visiting the Big Easy

    by Bill De Giulio20

  • Dallas is the second-largest city in Texas. Situated on the Trinity River on the rolling prairie of the state's north central plain, it is approximately 225 miles (360 km) northwest of Houston

    21 Interesting Facts About Dallas

    21 Interesting Facts About Dallas

    by myhope10

  • An overview of the ten best beaches on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Essential information if you are planning a trip to any of the towns on the Cape and are wondering what beaches you should visit.

    The Ten Best Beaches on Cape Cod

    The Ten Best Beaches on Cape Cod

    by ccphone0

  • Off the beaten path of my usual topics, I present to you one of my favorite vacation destinations. As always, there will be a spiritual lesson and application along the way.

    Lake Superior's Scenic North Shore

    Lake Superior's Scenic North Shore

    by Tamarajo4

  • Looking for information on the best parks in Los Angeles? This article features five of Los Angeles's greatest parks in order to show you where YOU can enjoy the outdoors!

    Top 5 Parks in Los Angeles California

    Top 5 Parks in Los Angeles California

    by Melanie Palen9

  • Atalanta was famously burned to the ground during the Civil War, but since then, the city and surrounding area have blossomed into what some people consider the “capital of the south.” Discover what fun activities this city and its environs have to offer!

    Fun Things to Do in and Around Atlanta, GA

    Fun Things to Do in and Around Atlanta, GA

    by Diane Lockridge0

  • How does cost of living in Costa Rica compare to the US? A cost comparison of my life in Florida and my life in Costa Rica.

    Cost of Living in Costa Rica

    Cost of Living in Costa Rica

    by Tiffany Redman20

  • Known as the gateway to the Rockies, Calgary, Alberta is a booming oil town where people come from all over Canada to take advantage of its scenery and outdoor life. There is no shortage of things to do, with year round entertainment and clean atmosphere you are sure to always have the time of your life.

    Top Ten Places to Visit in Calgary, Alberta

    Top Ten Places to Visit in Calgary, Alberta

    by Jyle Dupuis15

  • Orlando, Florida is a popular destination for both American and international tourists. Here is my top 20 list for things to do in and around the city.

    12 Things To Do in Orlando, Florida

    12 Things To Do in Orlando, Florida

    by Paul Goodman2

  • The center of the universe is an acoustic anomaly; when one stands in the center of the circle and makes a noise, that noise is echoed back several times louder than it was made. Imagine dropping a small pin and expecting to hear a tiny “tink” as it hits the floor. Instead, the sound the pin makes is more like the loud crash of a gong.

    Unusual Downtown Tulsa: The Center of the Universe and the Artificial Cloud

    Unusual Downtown Tulsa: The Center of the Universe and the Artificial Cloud

    by Eric Standridge11

  • The Priest Pools are named for Spanish priests who would bathe in the cool pools after the European nation colonized the island in 1500. Today, hiking to the pools is quick, easy, and fun!

    Merizo Priest Pools Hike - Best Hikes in Guam USA

    Merizo Priest Pools Hike - Best Hikes in Guam USA

    by Natasha13

  • Monterey, California has a fantastic aquarium, great restaurants, wine tasting, shopping, and accommodations all in a small area, making this a perfect mini-vacation spot.

    Cannery Row and the Monterey Bay Aquarium

    Cannery Row and the Monterey Bay Aquarium

    by Rochelle Frank29

  • No visit to San Antonio, Texas is complete without a tour of the Alamo, site of the most important battle for the Republic of Texas. It was once a mission and is now a shrine. "Remember the Alamo"!

    Things to Do in San Antonio, Texas: Visit the Alamo

    Things to Do in San Antonio, Texas: Visit the Alamo

    by Stephanie Hicks29

  • You may have heard a lot about West Virginia—the stunning mountains and forests, the wonderful hiking trails, the fresh, crisp air—but there are some places in West Virginia that are truly creepy.

    The 10 Most Obscure Places in West Virginia

    The 10 Most Obscure Places in West Virginia

    by Ashley Louk4

  • For a relaxing and scenic kayaking option, check out the newly opened Werner Boyce Salt Springs State Park kayak launch. The winding inlets, small ponds, and salt marsh make for an interesting and stress-free adventure.

    Florida Kayaking:  Werner Boyce Salt Springs State Park

    Florida Kayaking: Werner Boyce Salt Springs State Park

    by Bill De Giulio28

  • Isaac Hale Beach Park is located in Pohoiki Bay on the east side of the Big Island. This small, 2-acre park gets quite crowded during weekends and holidays as many local residents flock here for picnicking, swimming, snorkeling, fishing, boating, and surfing. There are tidal pools and a geothermal warm pond to explore.

    Hawaii Road Trip: Isaac Hale Beach Park in Pohoiki on the Big Island

    Hawaii Road Trip: Isaac Hale Beach Park in Pohoiki on the Big Island

    by Viet Doan9

  • Downtown Vancouver in British Columbia is a wonderful place to explore with a camera. Spring is especially attractive as cherry blossoms and other flowers bloom. The flowers, the architecture, and the special events traditionally held in spring are very enjoyable to photograph.

    Downtown Vancouver in Spring: Facts, Sightseeing, and Photos

    Downtown Vancouver in Spring: Facts, Sightseeing, and Photos

    by Linda Crampton64

  • Old Red is a beautiful building on the UTMB Medical School campus in Galveston, Texas. It was designed by Nicholas Clayton in a Romanesque Revival style. One of only two national bio-containment labs in the U.S. is located here. There are also some great beaches on Galveston Island!

    UTMB Medical School and "Old Red" in Galveston, Texas

    UTMB Medical School and "Old Red" in Galveston, Texas

    by Peggy Woods24

  • Millions of people visit Hawaii every year, and there are hundreds of places to go on Oahu alone. Find out which places not to miss on Oahu to get the most out of your trip.

    The Top 5 Things to See and Do in Oahu, Hawaii

    The Top 5 Things to See and Do in Oahu, Hawaii

    by Joseph Davis2

  • La Casa Vieja de Analco in Santa Fe, New Mexico is a structure originally constructed by Pueblo Indians a century or more before Columbus arrived in the New World. Used almost continuously for over six hundred years, it is the oldest continuously inhabited house in the United States.

    Oldest House in America: Santa Fe's Casa Vieja De Analco

    Oldest House in America: Santa Fe's Casa Vieja De Analco

    by Chuck Nugent23

  • Blue Ridge Parkway connects the Shenandoah National Park in Virginia and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in North Carolina. The Virginia section offers historic sites and magnificent scenery.

    Visit Blue Ridge Parkway in Virginia

    Visit Blue Ridge Parkway in Virginia

    by Thelma Raker Coffone16

  • Journey into Nevada's Carson Valley. Far removed from the big cities of Las Vegas and Reno, this secret valley is full of rivers, green grass, trees, and wildlife. Close to Lake Tahoe and Carson City, this area is feast for the eyes.

    Minden and Gardnerville, Nevada

    Minden and Gardnerville, Nevada

    by MD Jackson MSIOP1

  • St. Michaels, on Maryland's Eastern Shore, is a quaint town on Rt 322 just off Route 50. The water oriented town offers cute shops, great biking, and walking, as well as historical MD architecture.

    Visit St. Michaels on Maryland's Eastern Shore

    Visit St. Michaels on Maryland's Eastern Shore

    by Dolores Monet0

  • The Lake Michigan Circle Tour is a designated scenic road system that circumnavigates Lake Michigan: excellent roads, huge sand dunes, beautiful vistas, fabulous beaches, and 100 historic lighthouses.

    Lake Michigan Circle Tour

    Lake Michigan Circle Tour

    by James A Watkins117

  • National Parks and Monuments in the US showcase some of the most unique and stunning areas of this country. Because National Parks are often located far off the beaten path, and sometimes even in wilderness areas, visitors need to plan ahead to get the most out of their visits. These tips include information about lodging and safe exploration of National Parks. Photographs showcase some National Parks across the country.

    Travel Tips for Visiting National Parks

    Travel Tips for Visiting National Parks

    by Stephanie Henkel11

  • From the early 1920's until 1939, Tulsa was booming with life and money. Throughout downtown Tulsa, Art Deco buildings were springing up almost overnight. You can still visit many of them today. Read on to find out where!

    Tulsa's Art Deco History and Locations to Visit

    Tulsa's Art Deco History and Locations to Visit

    by Eric Standridge2

  • Miami is the most southerly major city in the continental United States. It s located on the Atlantic coast, some 2° north of the Tropic of Cancer, and has a warm subtropical marine climate,

    50 Interesting Facts About Miami, Florida

    50 Interesting Facts About Miami, Florida

    by myhope36

  • Hannibal? The fellow who led a cavalry of jangling war elephants over the Alps? Or Hannibal, the Lector fellow who disgraced the name of the previous man by the same name? No, I discovered a Hannibal nearer to America's hometown. This March, a...

    Visit Hannibal Missouri—Mark Twain's Childhood Home

    Visit Hannibal Missouri—Mark Twain's Childhood Home

    by Ann Leavitt11

  • The fair at the PNE is a popular summer event in Vancouver, British Columbia. It includes shows, exhibits, tasty food, and fun activities for all ages.

    The Fair at the PNE: A Vancouver Tradition

    The Fair at the PNE: A Vancouver Tradition

    by Linda Crampton22

  • Photographs of cactus of the southwest deserts in their natural environments. Includes cactus from Big Bend National Park, Organ Pipe National Monument and Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge.

    Cactus of the Southwest - Cactus Photographs

    Cactus of the Southwest - Cactus Photographs

    by Stephanie Henkel120

  • Not interested in spending more than a day in Yellowstone National Park? And not much of a hiker? For folks who are more inclined to sight-see from the car rather than hike the trails, here are just a few of the stunning sights in the park (photos included).

    6 Must-See Sights for Non-Hikers in Yellowstone National Park

    6 Must-See Sights for Non-Hikers in Yellowstone National Park

    by Christine Mulberry11

  • What do you do with an old, weed-infested concrete bridge with no discernible use? You turn it into a one-of-a-kind flowering landmark. Welcome to The Bridge of Flowers, the pride of Shelburne Falls.

    Visiting the Bridge of Flowers in Shelburne Falls, MA

    Visiting the Bridge of Flowers in Shelburne Falls, MA

    by Bill De Giulio36

  • There are a lot of reasons to visit the Bahamas. If, on your next visit, you want to spend some time away from the resort, here are my top 6 Nassau travel tips and recommendations.

    Top 6 Cheap Things to Do in Nassau, Bahamas

    Top 6 Cheap Things to Do in Nassau, Bahamas

    by Anna5

  • Charleston, South Carolina is one of those cities where you need at least a few days to sample what this gem has to offer. Enjoy these things to do in Charleston, SC

    Things to do in Charleston, SC

    Things to do in Charleston, SC

    by Richard Bivins19

  • Just inside the east gate of Bowring Park, in the west end of St. John's, NL, stands the Peter Pan monument. This is the story of how this most beloved feature of the park came to be there.

    How Peter Pan Came to Be in Bowring Park

    How Peter Pan Came to Be in Bowring Park

    by Stephen Barnes4

  • When most people think of Oklahoma, they think of cowboys and Indians, or of oil and large corn fields. But castles? It just sounds wrong. Yet unbelievable as it may be, there are indeed castles in Oklahoma.

    Castles in Oklahoma: A Glimpse Into Medieval Times

    Castles in Oklahoma: A Glimpse Into Medieval Times

    by Eric Standridge24

  • The Outer Banks in North Carolina is a popular vacation destination in the Eastern United States. While it's beautiful, it can get pricey. The good news is that you don't have to spend a lot of money at the Outer Banks to have a good time. From a National Wildlife Refuge to a Lighthouse, here's a look at a number of fun and free things to do in the Outer Banks of North Carolina.

    The Best Free Things to Do in the Outer Banks of North Carolina

    The Best Free Things to Do in the Outer Banks of North Carolina

    by Claudia Mitchell24

  • Tour vineyards and taste award-winning Napa Valley wines at one or all of these top-notch wineries! Enjoy picturesque landscapes, educational tours, beautiful architecture, modern art, and world-class wines!

    7 of the Best Napa Valley Wineries to Tour

    7 of the Best Napa Valley Wineries to Tour

    by Marcelle Bell4

  • When visiting the North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii, be sure to set aside a few hours to make the beautiful walk through Waimea Falls Park, Arboretum and Botanical Gardens. Its an easy 3/4 mile walk on paved surfaces to the falls. You can even bring a swimsuit and enjoy the water. Look for amazing flowers and foliage, as well as exotic birds including wild peacocks

    Waimea Falls Park, Arboretum and Botanical Gardens: Things to do on Oahu, Hawaii

    Waimea Falls Park, Arboretum and Botanical Gardens: Things to do on Oahu, Hawaii

    by Stephanie Hicks24

  • Ever been in a strange town while traveling and wondered where you could find a short hike just right for stretching one's legs and possibly also close to a picnic spot or a place to buy food? If you ever come to North San Luis Obispo County, I have such a walk for you along a river in Paso Robles, around a lake in Atascadero, and in the woods beside a vineyard in Templeton. All are close to the 101 Freeway through the North County. Enjoy.

    Great Short Hikes in North San Luis Obispo County: Paso Robles, Templeton, and Atascadero

    Great Short Hikes in North San Luis Obispo County: Paso Robles, Templeton, and Atascadero

    by Barbara Radisavljevic52

  • If you are planning a visit to Washington, D.C., then one of the most important stops is a visit to the U.S. Capitol—one of the most important and recognizable landmarks in the world. Read on to find out some history, area information, and helpful tips so your visit is a success!

    Visiting the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.

    Visiting the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.

    by Claudia Mitchell20

  • Planning a visit to Seattle and the great Pacific Northwest? Check out all you need to know to make your visit to the Space Needle a memorable one. This iconic symbol of Seattle is a must visit.

    Visiting Seattle's Space Needle

    Visiting Seattle's Space Needle

    by Bill De Giulio6

  • San Juan Bautista is one of the lesser-known, but also the largest, of 21 California missions. Built in 1797 and still active today, this well-preserved church evokes a feeling of life in earlier days. The plaza and surrounding structures are part of a state park that is well worth a visit.

    Mission San Juan Bautista: A Step Back in Time

    Mission San Juan Bautista: A Step Back in Time

    by Rochelle Frank18

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