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Family Vacation Meets Valuable Education

Family Vacation Meets Valuable Education

My husband, Brian, and I like supplementing our kids’ classroom time with learning vacations. We discovered a new favorite destination for “studying” after visiting Sevierville, TN.

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Flights and Fun in San Diego

By: Christian Wlach

Flights and Fun in San Diego

By: Christian Wlach

When my girlfriend and I were invited to spend time with her parents, it afforded an opportunity to stop in San Diego and experience one of the things San Diego has become known for… beer.

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Finding Balance on the Hammock Coast

Finding Balance on the Hammock Coast

“You can say ‘I told you so,’ Becky,” I said, looking out across the endless ocean in front of me. The getaway was her idea.

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Horses, Hounds, and Polo

Horses, Hounds, and Polo

An equestrian getaway to Aiken County, SC.

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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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A Spirit of Resilience in Huntington

A Spirit of Resilience in Huntington

A tour that touches the heart. Discovering Huntington, West Virginia, in light of events that inspired the movie We Are Marshall.

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Ridgeland Inside + Out

By: Ashley Donde

Ridgeland Inside + Out

By: Ashley Donde

When she mentioned the words “Retail Trail,” that was enough for me to agree to a last-minute, girls-only getaway.

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Hey, Girlfriend!

Hey, Girlfriend!

Today, the neighborhood is famous for its food, shopping and inclusive attitude, which make it a perfect gay getaway.

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Apply Sunscreen (Everywhere)

Apply Sunscreen (Everywhere)

A co-worker suggested doing something I'd never considered before: staying at a gay, all-male, clothing-optional resort in Palm Springs.

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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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Actively Vacationing in Tupelo

Actively Vacationing in Tupelo

Shocked to discover the kids didn’t know who Elvis Presley was, the trip suddenly became a necessity. We were off to Tupelo.

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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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Sinkholes and Shipwrecks

By: Emily Hastings

Sinkholes and Shipwrecks

By: Emily Hastings

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Foodie Waters Run Deep

By: Katie Jackson

Foodie Waters Run Deep

By: Katie Jackson

From first sips at the brewery to last crumbs from the boat's freshly baked rolls, and every bite in between, our friends' recommendation of Stillwater proved to be a delicious gift.

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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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Key West Island Hopping

Key West Island Hopping

The Seven Mile Bridge is the Florida Keys’ longest bridge and is now wide enough to pull to the side and take pictures or just enjoy the view.

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A Pacific Coast Weekend

By: Brianna Hall

A Pacific Coast Weekend

By: Brianna Hall

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Awash in Good Times

By: Colleen Troy

Awash in Good Times

By: Colleen Troy

Celebrating Beaufort, South Carolina, and water—the thing that defines this charming town—at the Beaufort Water Festival.

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The Sumter Iris Festival

The Sumter Iris Festival

The beauty of the Iris Festival is that it’s in such an idyllic location, Swan Lake Gardens. In the midst of all the activity and excitement you can just relax.

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5 Must-Have Photography Apps for Travelers

5 Must-Have Photography Apps for Travelers

The phone in your pocket can produce and broadcast aesthetically pleasing and FOMO-inducing trips for your followers. But how can you capture the essence of these picturesque moments without breaking the bank trying to roll with the professionals?

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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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Peak Season for Family Fun

By: Annette Thompson

Peak Season for Family Fun

By: Annette Thompson

A playful competition to decide the best season for family fun.

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Craft on Tap

Craft on Tap

Craft beer drinking guide for Gainesville, Florida. Breweries and pubs galore!

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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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Come for Business, Stay for Delicious, Come Back Anytime

Come for Business, Stay for Delicious, Come Back Anytime

This would have been just a normal business trip were it not for a 10-year anniversary that had me looking for something special.

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Creative Core

Creative Core

Oakland, CA has a welcoming, inclusive vibe that helps their creative LGBT community flourish in creating many forms of artistic self-expression.

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Ever Heard of a Camp-cation?

By: Shelley Caran

Ever Heard of a Camp-cation?

By: Shelley Caran

Here, summer camps allow mom and dad a free morning while kids learn about the environment, learn a new skill and just have plain ol’ fun.

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Lay of the Land in Glacier Country

Lay of the Land in Glacier Country

Decide what’s most important for you to see and do while you’re in Montana—Glacier National Park, Flathead Lake, charming small-towns, scenic byways, backroads adventures, backcountry exploration, luxury lodging, wildlife watching, history, arts and culture, or all of the above.

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Sand, Wind, and Fire

By: Elizabeth Griffith

Sand, Wind, and Fire

By: Elizabeth Griffith

Chicago is one of my top cities, and Jen—a friend of mine who lives there—is always down to host. Even better, she lives in the center of a killer cityscape, surrounded by award-winning museums, creative restaurants, and idyllic beaches.

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You Pick: Streetcar Edition

By: Laura Horley, Oakley Hall, Lindsay Lawson, Heather Wuelpern

You Pick: Streetcar Edition

By: Laura Horley, Oakley Hall, Lindsay Lawson, Heather Wuelpern

Take the following quiz to unveil Sun Link Streetcar-inspired itineraries full of good food, amazing art, unique accommodations, and places to create your very own, one-of-a-kind souvenir.

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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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Lowcountry Life with the Tides

Lowcountry Life with the Tides

I’d booked a trip to Beaufort, SC for the family after reading that Southern Living had awarded it “The South’s Best Small Town.”

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Living the Romantic Dream

By: Dan Christopher

Living the Romantic Dream

By: Dan Christopher

Wedding dreams come true in a small, romantic Tennessee town called Gatlinburg, nestled on the grand slopes of Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

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Sample the Tammany Taste

Sample the Tammany Taste

Known as Louisiana’s Northshore, the parish has long been popular with New Orleanians seeking outdoor fun and green spaces, but in the past few years it has become a culinary destination, as well.

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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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Lay of the Land

Lay of the Land

Where to stay, things to do, sights to see, and restaurants to try in Victoria B.C., Canada. Get valuable information to make the most of your next vacation.

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