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5 things to consider when considering living on the road

By: Evan Zavitz

5 things to consider when considering living on the road

By: Evan Zavitz

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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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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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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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Moon Pie Over Mobile

Moon Pie Over Mobile

It goes back more than a half-century, when Mobile, Alabama made the Moon Pie became the official item through during Mardi Gras style parades, to help prevent potential injuries.

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Louisville, Kentucky

By: Allison Reiber DiLiegro

Louisville, Kentucky

By: Allison Reiber DiLiegro

Louisville comes in right behind Los Angeles for our percentage of gay residents. Yes, you read that correctly. Louisville has the 11th highest percentage of residents that identify as gay.

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Globetrotting Palate

By: Amy Becker Williams

Globetrotting Palate

By: Amy Becker Williams

Ridgeland is said to have more restaurants per capita than any other town in the state of Mississippi.

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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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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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Rendezvous in Downtown Cleveland

By: Savanna Sargent

Rendezvous in Downtown Cleveland

By: Savanna Sargent

Cleveland, OH ended up being one of the best trips we had ever taken together.

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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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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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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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Family Fun Bucket List

By: Allison Russo

Family Fun Bucket List

By: Allison Russo

Whether you’re just passing through or making the city your ultimate destination, here are five of our favorite family fun Atlanta attractions.

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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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The West Main Artists Co-op

By: Christopher George

The West Main Artists Co-op

By: Christopher George

The unexpected is everywhere you turn at West Main. The variety of artists and styles is dizzying, but the camaraderie among those artists is the real treat here.

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Portland Bound

Portland Bound

What we found was a city teeming with fun bars, outdoor markets, and up-and-coming restaurants serving perfectly in-season local produce —a true foodie paradise.

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A Coast Away

By: Aubrey Shay

A Coast Away

By: Aubrey Shay

Many travelers long to take the Pacific Coast Highway trip, but it certainly isn’t for the faint of heart.

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Five Tips to Improve Your Travel Phoneography

Five Tips to Improve Your Travel Phoneography

It’s time to ditch the bulky DSLR weighing you down on vacation and switch to the camera in your back pocket. That’s right, your smartphone.

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Education on Vacation

By: Tara Foulkrod

Education on Vacation

By: Tara Foulkrod

My children would have so much fun learning in L.A. they wouldn’t know they were doing it—which is the very best way to learn.

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Best of the Beach

By: Kellilynn Hann

Best of the Beach

By: Kellilynn Hann

Martin County has more than 22 miles of beaches, where you can enjoy everything from surfing and fishing to historic diving sites.

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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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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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Follow the Leader

Follow the Leader

Whether by foot, boat, plane, bike, or horse-drawn carriage; whether for restaurant samples, wildlife sightings, outdoor atmosphere, or history and culture, learn about the many tours available in this regal city to guide your next Victoria B.C. vacation.

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Busting Boredom

Busting Boredom

In Rock Hill, SC, we found a great variety of activities within a short driving distance; Kings Mountain State Park was our first stop.

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How to Witness Coastal Georgia's Natural Wildlife

How to Witness Coastal Georgia's Natural Wildlife

The Golden Isles is an area known for its natural and picturesque beauty. This includes the area's maritime forests, sandy beaches, and untouched marshlands, as well as its array of native wildlife.

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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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Beasts, Biking, and Musical Magic

By: Su Clauson-Wicker

Beasts, Biking, and Musical Magic

By: Su Clauson-Wicker

"Be sure to pack athletic clothes and something you don’t mind getting camel slobber on.”

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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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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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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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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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Celebrating Jersey Pride

Celebrating Jersey Pride

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Into the Future

Into the Future

That intertwining of yesterday and tomorrow is typical of Hampton, where the past, present and future merge to form a fascinating military, academic, and tourism center.

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The Belle of Detroit

By: Gary McKechnie

The Belle of Detroit

By: Gary McKechnie

America’s Comeback City, Detroit, Michigan, boasts an impressive array of free and affordable attractions. You'll find several on Belle Isle.

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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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