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Looking Up and Peering Back

Looking Up and Peering Back

It seemed like the perfect time to take a weekend drive to Columbia, SC, and check out the South Carolina State Museum and their new planetarium and observatory.

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The Greatest of Gainesville

The Greatest of Gainesville

Top 10 Favorite Things to Do in Gainesville with my family.

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Le Tour de Pasco

Le Tour de Pasco

This was just the beginning of our bike-centric vacation to Pasco County, a destination my wife and I chose because of its reputation for having some of the most diverse biking trails in Florida.

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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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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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Family Adventure in the Past

Family Adventure in the Past

My husband and I brought the kids along for an investigative trip into our family history in Sumter County.

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Send Love to Gulf Shores

By: Katie Jackson

Send Love to Gulf Shores

By: Katie Jackson

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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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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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A Winter Getaway Warms the Soul in Charlevoix, Michigan

By: Anne Hines

A Winter Getaway Warms the Soul in Charlevoix, Michigan

By: Anne Hines

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Coastal Camp-cation

Coastal Camp-cation

A three-in-one family vacation is our new favorite way to travel. Here’s how it went for us in Martin County, Florida.

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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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Boats, Birds, and Family Bonding

Boats, Birds, and Family Bonding

The Island Belle sternwheeler pulled up. The 20-minute ride was a fantastic way to begin our day in beautiful Parkersburg, West Virginia.

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5 for Families in Phoenix

By: Lindsey Wilhelm

5 for Families in Phoenix

By: Lindsey Wilhelm

Greater Phoenix boasts plenty of kid-friendly fun, from sweets shops to hands-on museums. At the Musical Instrument Museum, don't miss the chance to bang a gong or hear a mechanized violin play itself.

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Create and Rejuvenate in Marion County

By: Sally Cable

Create and Rejuvenate in Marion County

By: Sally Cable

It was sprinkling, though the sun was shining just over the mountain as I drove the rolling road through Marion County, West Virginia.

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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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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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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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You Pick: Twin Cities Edition

You Pick: Twin Cities Edition

Art, history, nature, food, science, beer—it’s hard to plan a trip when there are so many great options. Take this quiz to build a custom itinerary and find inspiration for your next visit to Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota.

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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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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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New Mexico Elevated

By: E.J. Lando

New Mexico Elevated

By: E.J. Lando

While on their annual best friends retreat, three woman discover the magic of New Mexico and the joy of the high-end Heritage Hotels. They stay at the Hotel Chaco in Albuquerque, the Inn and Spa at Loretto in Santa Fe and the El Monte Sagrado Resort in Taos. Fine dining, exciting nightlife and art galleries make this a trip to remember.

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A Romantic Tupelo Getaway

A Romantic Tupelo Getaway

We'd booked two nights in Tupelo, Mississippi, the birthplace of none other than the King of Rock ‘n' Roll, Elvis Presley.

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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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7 Activities For 70°

By: Jessica Dunham

7 Activities For 70°

By: Jessica Dunham

Revel in perfect winter weather in Greater Phoenix with spring training in Glendale and Goodyear, exploring working studios at Celebration of Fine Art, and Old West fun in Wickenburg.

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Sounds Like Alpharetta

By: Jennifer Billock

Sounds Like Alpharetta

By: Jennifer Billock

Friends in North Atlanta clued us in to a cool entertainment district close to downtown Alpharetta called Avalon.

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Visit Knoxville: Epicurean Adventures

By: Kristin Luna

Visit Knoxville: Epicurean Adventures

By: Kristin Luna

Read about Knoxville's culinary landscape: farm-to-table, sustainable, locally sourced ingredients, and other feel-good reasons to eat well!

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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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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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The Bourbon Experience

The Bourbon Experience

Continue the Kentucky Bourbon Trail good times in charming Bardstown, coined “The Most Beautiful Small Town in America” by USA Today.

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