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Loretta's Legacy in Humphreys County

Loretta's Legacy in Humphreys County

Humphreys County is a breathtaking pastoral region tucked away just an hour west of Nashville, flanked by the banks of the Duck and Tennessee rivers.

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Murals, Murals Everywhere

Murals, Murals Everywhere

Vibrantly colorful people and animals appeared to move along the bricks, around the old doors and windows.

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Family Safari

By: Katie Jackson

Family Safari

By: Katie Jackson

For a town of 35,000 people, Tupelo has a lot to offer.

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Snacking on Gatlinburg

Snacking on Gatlinburg

A culinary road trip with the family to experience our favorite sights, smells, sounds, and tastes in Gatlinburg, TN.

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Culinary Delights

By: Katie Jackson

Culinary Delights

By: Katie Jackson

Anything worth eating grows or swims here, year-round.

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A Local’s Guide to the Perfect Day in Capitol Hill, Seattle

A Local’s Guide to the Perfect Day in Capitol Hill, Seattle

Capitol Hill might be the most popular area of Seattle for dining and nightlife. The fact that it’s also a gay epicenter, with a dozen gay bars, makes the neighborhood that much better.

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Reconnect and Unwind

Reconnect and Unwind

Whether indoors or out, you're sure to reconnect and unwind with fun to be had for the entire family in Lake Charles, Louisiana.

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A Whole Highway of Shopping

By: Ruth Spencer

A Whole Highway of Shopping

By: Ruth Spencer

With more than 4,300 stores within the seven communities, the diverse shopping experiences along Hospitality Highway make up some of Georgia’s best spending excursions.

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Forever Festive

Forever Festive

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Welcome to Asbury Park

By: Katie Jackson

Welcome to Asbury Park

By: Katie Jackson

An overview highlighting Asbury’s historic past while comparing it to its colorful present.

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Alpharetta American Girl Getaway

Alpharetta American Girl Getaway

Sisters and cousins get together for a heart-warming American Girl Store Experience in Alpharetta, Georgia.

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Never Too Teen for Family

Never Too Teen for Family

My husband and I decided it was time for a change of scenery, so we planned a vacation to the Smoky Mountains in Sevierville, Tennessee, with the kids.

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Sun-Kissed Winter Reunion

Sun-Kissed Winter Reunion

It’s near impossible to get my extended family together for Christmas, so a few years ago my cousin Christine and I instigated a tradition of getting everyone together a couple of weeks prior to the holiday.

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How to be a Beachside Hero

How to be a Beachside Hero

Prepare to congratulate me. I just became Heroic Hubby, Dynamite Dad, Fantastic Father-in-Law, and the Coolest Grandpa on Earth.

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The Heart of Bourbon Country

The Heart of Bourbon Country

I've challenged my Atlanta-based friend Barb to join me at The Kentucky Bourbon Festival in Bardstown, Kentucky, the bourbon capital of the world.

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Escape to Galena Country

Escape to Galena Country

A couple’s refined retreat to Galena, IL

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A Revamped Girlfriends Getaway

A Revamped Girlfriends Getaway

Ahead of us lay a sugar-white beach and waves of sparkling water in a brilliant ombré from teal to sapphire, which met sky blue at the horizon.

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Rediscovering a Family Favorite

Rediscovering a Family Favorite

Whatever your age, the whole family will enjoy a relaxing weekend on the Chesapeake Bay in quaint and historical Hampton, Viriginia.

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Romance in Bardstown

By: Kathy McMahon

Romance in Bardstown

By: Kathy McMahon

Our friend’s wedding was in Bardstown, Kentucky—gateway to the famed Kentucky Bourbon Trail.

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Getting Pampered in Sevierville

Getting Pampered in Sevierville

I take my nieces Emily, 23, and Madison, 21, to Tennessee over their spring break. We zero in on Sevierville—a destination with lots of attractions to suit each of us.

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Splashing into Family Fun

By: Robin Draper

Splashing into Family Fun

By: Robin Draper

“How about Pasco County?” My friend wrote. “It’s part of Florida’s ‘Nature Coast,’ just 30 miles north of Tampa. My own family had a blast there recently, and there’s no shortage of water fun!”

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Family Safari

By: Katie Jackson

Family Safari

By: Katie Jackson

For a town of 35,000 people, Tupelo has a lot to offer.

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The Weird and the Wonderful: The South

By: Brenda Kissko

The Weird and the Wonderful: The South

By: Brenda Kissko

No matter if you’re from the South, or just passing through, here are 11 Southern myths for you to explore on an epic road trip.

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A Bardstown Bourbon Celebration

A Bardstown Bourbon Celebration

The only thing I wanted for my birthday this year was to go to Bardstown, Kentucky, with my wife, Jenny.

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Picturesque Experiences in Vermont

By: Natasha Gabrielle

Picturesque Experiences in Vermont

By: Natasha Gabrielle

Full of history and beautiful views, Manchester, Vermont, has become a popular place to visit for travelers of all ages.

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Mountain Enchantment

Mountain Enchantment

We went camping in the newest recreation area in Wytheville, Virginia and stumbled upon their annual Chautauqua Festival!

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Wilton Manors, Fort Lauderdale

Wilton Manors, Fort Lauderdale

Wilton Manors is a small town with a big rep. Once a sleepy train stop just outside of Fort Lauderdale, this community of 12,000 full-time residents now claims the fabulous fame of being the “Second Gayest City in America.”

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Appealing to All Appetites

Appealing to All Appetites

Some of life’s best moments can happen over food and drink, and when it comes to dining experiences, the Outer Banks of North Carolina offer the most memorable.

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5 Indy Things To Do on the Cheap

By: Gary McKechnie

5 Indy Things To Do on the Cheap

By: Gary McKechnie

Many of Indianapolis' top attractions are free or very low-cost, making this an inviting destination for any budget.

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Fall in Love with Festivals

By: Ashley Donde

Fall in Love with Festivals

By: Ashley Donde

What’s better than 32 miles of sugar-white beaches to explore and enjoy? Not much.

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Just a Hop, Spirit, and Bean Away

Just a Hop, Spirit, and Bean Away

As the hints of dark chocolate and toffee registered with my palate, I took another sip, only to experience an even more powerful infusion of flavors.

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A “Grand” YOLO (You Only Live Once!) Adventure at Carowinds

By: Holly Wooldridge

A “Grand” YOLO (You Only Live Once!) Adventure at Carowinds

By: Holly Wooldridge

“C’mon, Grandma!” she urged. “YOLO!” “What’s YOLO?” “You Only Live Once!” she said with a grin.

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Urban Chic vs. Outdoor Adventure

Urban Chic vs. Outdoor Adventure

Luxury resorts, zip line excursions, culinary hotspots, and artsy tours will change your perception of Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, and Utah.

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Friends with a Travel Pact

By: Rebekah Olsen

Friends with a Travel Pact

By: Rebekah Olsen

Our pact was simple: visit all 50 states over the course of the next 50 years together, one state a year. This year, we wanted to travel to North Carolina.

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Lost River, West Virginia

Lost River, West Virginia

Rolling green hills and thick forests await you just an hour outside of the city.

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On a Mission in Martin County

On a Mission in Martin County

Taking travel goals to Martin County, FL: 1) Find a new place to eat and 2) Find a new place to shop.

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