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A Sure Bet In Las Vegas

Las Vegas has an image problem.If you don’t gamble, like to shop or want to watch shows Broadway envies, then Vegas may not appeal to you. But Vegas has hidden jewels often obscured by its titillating marketing mantra of...

Yellowstone National Park, a World Treasure

As an earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale rumbled the East Coast, we were standing in awe of shooting geysers, hot springs, fumaroles and mud pots in Yellowstone National Park – the most active geothermal region in the...

Invasion of Normandy and Liberation of Paris Highlight WWII Memorial Tour

2014 will mark the 70th Anniversary of the June 6 D-Day invasion of Normandy, France, at the time the largest amphibious invasion to ever take place, and viewed by most historians as the single most important military action foretelling...

Remember The Alamo

When people visit San Antonio, they remember the Alamo. They flock in long lines to the two original remaining scarred stone structures, now hallowed and historic grounds, that sit amidst a well-tended park anchored by an enormous more than...

Become a Patriot at Colonial Williamsburg

Colonial Williamsburg. 1775-1776. British soldiers in red jackets (a few on horseback) mill about the city. Some locals resent the soldiers, while others welcome them. Tensions are high. Tempers flare. Voices shout. There is talk of revolution and rebellion...

Rockin’ Around Memphis

There are few places synonymous with an individual. But say the name Elvis and Memphis isn’t too far behind. The King of Rock 'n’ Roll, Elvis Presley, left an indelible mark on Memphis, Tenn. And nearly 36 years since his...

What’s New On Kauai?

Fab new restaurants. Fun new activities. Fine hotels refurbished. Kauai – Hawaii’s “garden island” – has blossomed big time in recent years. Here’s our list of the top 10 new reasons to visit (or revisit) Kauai: Tubing Down Sugar Plantation...

Amelia Island

If you think Florida is all about spring break, t-shirt shops and crowded beaches, you need to sample the laid-back, down-home feel of Amelia Island. Located on the Sunshine state's northeast coast just south of the Georgia border, Amelia...

Universal Appeal

In the spirit of full disclosure, I’m a diehard Disney fan. Every year over the past decade, ever since my older daughter was 1, my family has made the 2,000-mile roundtrip trek from Philadelphia to Walt...

The Crooked Road Heritage Music Trail Winds Through Southwest Virginia

By Frances Folsom On a recent Virginia visit I drove a stretch of the 330-mile long Crooked Road Heritage Music Trail through the mountains of southwest Virginia. The towns of Bristol, Abingdon and Damascus show off some of the best heritage...

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Jackson County, NC: Social-Distance Approved Getaway

Looking for a getaway that’s a little less “people-y?” Consider a road trip to Jackson County, North Carolina. This remote...

Universal Orlando Theme Parks Hope to Reopen June 5

Reopening plan focuses on the “3S: Screening, Sanitizing and Spacing” by Lisa A. Beach If you miss your Butterbeer fix at The Wizarding World of Harry...

Gaston’s Tavern Cinnamon Roll Recipe

When Gaston was a lad he ate four dozen eggs every morning to help him get large. Thankfully Gaston's Tavern at Walt Disney World...

Visiting Old Friends at Hanging Rock State Park

By Jeff Kennon The afternoon sun was beaming, breaking through the tall pines of my campground at Hanging Rock State Park in North Carolina. I...

How to Prevent Storm Damage to Your Car

The best time to prepare for bad weather is before it arrives. With storm season rapidly approaching, make sure you’re ready to protect your...