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One and Only Tucker County

One and Only Tucker County

The Blackwater River was a tiny ribbon of sparkling water far below us and the mountains hunched like shoulders bending down to meet it. “What a payoff!” I said.

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Round and Round We Go

By: Jennifer Billock

Round and Round We Go

By: Jennifer Billock

While looking at carousels online, we found a spectacular antique wooden one in Hampton, Virginia, just a short road trip from our house.

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Rockford Family Getaway

Rockford Family Getaway

Spending a few nights away from the hustle and bustle of our routine seemed like the perfect chance to pursue our respective passions, and share these activities with our kids.

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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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Deep in the Art of Florida

By: Gary McKechnie

Deep in the Art of Florida

By: Gary McKechnie

Sebring, Avon Park, and Lake Placid remind me why I love Florida. Rolling hills, citrus groves, placid lakes, and small towns take me back. And there is art. Miles and miles of art.

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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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The Ultimate Lesbian Road Trip

The Ultimate Lesbian Road Trip

From San Francisco to LA, this ultimate lesbian road trip guide will take you through ten open and welcoming stops between California's most popular cities.

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8 Underrated Family Attractions for Your 2019 Summer List

8 Underrated Family Attractions for Your 2019 Summer List

Check out these coast-to-coast family attractions to make your summer extra special.

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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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A Family Getaway to Laguna Beach

A Family Getaway to Laguna Beach

Known for its pristine coastlines and bustling art scene, Laguna Beach is a mecca for creativity and thrives on being a community of open-minded individuals. It is a known haven for the LGBTQ community...

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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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The Weird and the Wonderful: The Northeast

By: Kellilynn Hann

The Weird and the Wonderful: The Northeast

By: Kellilynn Hann

If you’re headed to the Northeastern part of the US but tired of the everyone’s-been-there-done-that tourist traps, don’t worry—this part of the country has its fair share of weird and wonderful places that are off the beaten path.

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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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How to Weekend with the Family in Branson, Missouri

By: Jeff & Coreen Hirst

How to Weekend with the Family in Branson, Missouri

By: Jeff & Coreen Hirst

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The New Derby City

By: Louie Christensen

The New Derby City

By: Louie Christensen

While you would be remiss to skip over the “must sees” that make Louisville an American classic, there are some hidden tracks to explore in Derby City.

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LGBTQ Urban Honeymoons

LGBTQ Urban Honeymoons

When you're deciding where to go on a honeymoon, it's important to think about how busy you want to be.

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Taking Care of Alaska While You Explore It

By: Oakley Hall

Taking Care of Alaska While You Explore It

By: Oakley Hall

Un-messed-with Alaska is stunning from every angle. If you agree it’s worth seeing and worth preserving, here are a handful of green travel ideas to consider for your trip.

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The Wickedest History of Wholesome Jerome

By: Nina Kolodij

The Wickedest History of Wholesome Jerome

By: Nina Kolodij

Jerome, Arizona has evolved from the “Wickedest Town in the West” into an intriguing blend of the past and the present.

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Outdoor Adventures on the Louisiana Coast

Outdoor Adventures on the Louisiana Coast

From wildlife to water life, there are many outdoor adventures to be had on the Louisiana Coast. Enjoy biking, hiking, birding, and boating.

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One and Only Tucker County

One and Only Tucker County

The Blackwater River was a tiny ribbon of sparkling water far below us and the mountains hunched like shoulders bending down to meet it. “What a payoff!” I said.

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5 LGBTQ Things to Do in Puerto Rico

5 LGBTQ Things to Do in Puerto Rico

Besides the natural beauty of the rainforests, bioluminescent lakes, and culinary delights, there are plenty of things to do for LGBTQ travelers. Here are five ways to enjoy a Puerto Rican gaycation.

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8 Day Road Trip in SE Wyoming

8 Day Road Trip in SE Wyoming

When the air turns crisp, the adventure truly begins in SE Wyoming. Follow along this 8 day itinerary and discover the outdoor adventures and foods and drinks waiting for you in Albany County, Laramie County, and Carbon County, Wyoming.

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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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Savoring the Escape

By: Marie Lowell

Savoring the Escape

By: Marie Lowell

My boyfriend and I took our pampered pup on vacation to Alpharetta, Georgia, to visit with our friends and take in the sights of the city they’ve been raving about since they’d moved there.

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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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The Greatest of Gainesville

The Greatest of Gainesville

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

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Hospitality Highway Uncovered

By: Quincy Koetz

Hospitality Highway Uncovered

By: Quincy Koetz

Whether you’re the rugged type, or simply looking for a place to get your family outside, Hospitality Highway has a fresh-air destination to inspire.

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Dip Into The Secrets of Sauce

By: Christian Mader

Dip Into The Secrets of Sauce

By: Christian Mader

Things to think about when it comes to the sauce—crawfish dipping sauce.

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Albuquerque by the Numbers

By: Ivy Morris

Albuquerque by the Numbers

By: Ivy Morris

Inspired by the immeasurable amount of love we all have for Albuquerque, here are some favorite attractions that people of all numbers—I mean ages—will enjoy.

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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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Ask the Experts

Ask the Experts

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Horses, Hounds, and Polo

Horses, Hounds, and Polo

An equestrian getaway to Aiken County, SC.

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The City in the Pines

By: Lindsay Lawson

The City in the Pines

By: Lindsay Lawson

Flagstaff is one of Arizona’s hidden gems that offers fun activities in sun or snow. Choose the itinerary that matches your vacation inclination, or mix and match the elements that inspire you to book a weekend getaway.

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All Fun and Games

All Fun and Games

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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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A Grape Getaway

By: Jessica Dunham

A Grape Getaway

By: Jessica Dunham

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