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4 Scenic Drives in the US

By: Lindsey Wilhelm

4 Scenic Drives in the US

By: Lindsey Wilhelm

I’m normally all about the destination. But, in the case of beautiful stretches of open road in the US, I make an exception. Read on for four of my favorite road trips.

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Beautiful Bardstown, Kentucky

Beautiful Bardstown, Kentucky

My love affair with Bardstown started with its physical beauty. Situated in central Kentucky, it's legendary for its picturesque rolling bluegrass hills that have inspired songwriters and painters for generations.

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Mid-Century Tucson

By: Louie Christensen

Mid-Century Tucson

By: Louie Christensen

Skip over the obvious cities like Palm Springs and Scottsdale for the true mid-century getaway… Tucson, Arizona.

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A Deliciously Awesome Getaway

By: Ruth Spencer

A Deliciously Awesome Getaway

By: Ruth Spencer

About 22 miles north of Atlanta, many think of Alpharetta simply as a suburb, but the city has long held its own charming identity and continues to enhance its reputation as a top culinary destination.

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Road Trips Through the South

By: Savanna Sargent

Road Trips Through the South

By: Savanna Sargent

There’s more to the South than biscuits and gravy, drawling accents, and country and blues music.

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Wandering Through Wyoming

By: Heather Raftery

Wandering Through Wyoming

By: Heather Raftery

While I love old stuff, I am still a product of the new century. So it was a delightful surprise to find that Wyoming offered me that perfect mix of old and new, of vintage country pleasures and modern twists.

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Road Trip to Rocky Mountain National Park

By: Gary McKechnie

Road Trip to Rocky Mountain National Park

By: Gary McKechnie

As long as you’re ready to fill your life with as many enriching experiences as possible, at Rocky Mountain National Park, you’re in the right place.

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Surrounded by Treasures

By: Oakley Hall

Surrounded by Treasures

By: Oakley Hall

Here are seven landmarks crossing the compass that are less than a two-hour drive from the heart of Portland. Let’s go!

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Discover the Award-Winning Golden Isles

Discover the Award-Winning Golden Isles

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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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A Taste of Sevierville

A Taste of Sevierville

Wanting to give Emmett an authentic taste of the town, the creamery was just our first stop of a trip filled with delicious and eventful treats.

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Up in the Air

By: David Hubbard

Up in the Air

By: David Hubbard

The sky’s the limit in and around Greater Phoenix. Aerial adventures across Arizona include ballooning experiences with Hot Air Expeditions, zip lining at Out of Africa Wildlife Park, and the exhilarating Skywalk at Grand Canyon West.

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Small Town Art on Florida's Treasure Coast

By: Robin Draper

Small Town Art on Florida's Treasure Coast

By: Robin Draper

Martin County, an enticing collection of small towns located on Florida’s Treasure Coast, offers visitors sidewalk art shows, colorful murals, artist cottages, and classes.

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How Elvis Saved Our Tradition

How Elvis Saved Our Tradition

A timely ladies getaway featuring spa pampering and the King of Rock & Rock—Elvis Presley—in Tupelo, Mississippi.

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A Wild Ride

By: Flash Parker

A Wild Ride

By: Flash Parker

When he offered to show me endless eastern forests, some of the country's best ATV courses, skydiving, soaring, and more, I had to reconcile the South Carolina in my mind with the one Austin was trying to place in my heart.

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Hiking, Boating, and Family Fun

Hiking, Boating, and Family Fun

Spring is the perfect time to visit thanks to gorgeous weather for outdoor adventure and great local events

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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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Mountain Escape

By: Lindsey Wilhelm

Mountain Escape

By: Lindsey Wilhelm

A couple's getaway in the natural beauty of Boulder, Colorado

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York County Cycling

York County Cycling

When I mention I’ve got business in Charlotte, Robby’s quick to suggest a cycling detour to York County, about 20 minutes south.

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History Comes to Life

History Comes to Life

This year I thought it would be fun to extend our trip by a day or two and venture beyond the park gates to check out some of the more educational sites nearby.

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Just the Two of Us

Just the Two of Us

We packed our flip-flops and made the four-hour drive from Charlotte to the stretch of sand, sun, and natural beauty known as the Hammock Coast

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Knoxville’s Pace

By: Katie Jackson

Knoxville’s Pace

By: Katie Jackson

Knoxville is one of only four cities across the country that's debuting this game-changing, dockless bike-sharing program.

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Explore Dogwood Canyon Nature Park

By: Jackie Tucker

Explore Dogwood Canyon Nature Park

By: Jackie Tucker

I was feeling the need for some fresh air and rejuvenation, and I knew Dan was, too. So, I surprised him with an Adventure Pass, to one of our favorite spots—Dogwood Canyon, a 10,000-acre wild paradise near Table Rock Lake, Missouri.

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Museums for Every Taste

By: Jessica Dunham

Museums for Every Taste

By: Jessica Dunham

From music to art to history, local collections throughout Greater Phoenix will feed your soul.

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Ludington Uncovered

By: Holly Bowne

Ludington Uncovered

By: Holly Bowne

Chris and I love everything about Ludington State Park. It’s considered one of Michigan’s best state parks for good reason. Spanning 5,300 acres, it offers incredible natural beauty along with a boatload of outdoor activities such as hiking, kayaking, fishing, camping, bicycling, and tranquil inner-tube floats down the Big Sable River. It’s seriously a vacation all by itself!

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Southern Food

Southern Food

Those comfort-food kids’ menu dishes have grown up, and are now served by finer chefs in distinguished restaurants.

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Making Memories

Making Memories

I remembered the great times we had sitting by the campfire, discovering new hiking trails and fishing in the nearby creek, and decided a four-day cabin trip to Gatlinburg would be perfect for our family adventure.

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How Dad Does a Day at the Park

How Dad Does a Day at the Park

Taking the kids to Carowinds in North Carolina is a long-standing family tradition that one dad couldn't wait to continue.

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Tour de Phoenix

By: Nora Burba Trulsson

Tour de Phoenix

By: Nora Burba Trulsson

Delve into the details of Greater Phoenix by joining local outfitters that offer unique tours, such as Adventures Out West’s Segway off-roading experiences.

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Escaping, Competing, and Birthday Bonding

Escaping, Competing, and Birthday Bonding

For birthdays or just any days, you'll find attractions the whole family will enjoy in Alpharetta, Georgia.

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