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The Virginia Zoo adventure
The Virginia Zoo adventure

| 06/21/2014

Journey to mysterious places inhabited by exotic animals from around the world. Discover giraffes, orangutans, tigers, wallabies and more! Board the Norfolk Southern Express train for an expedition to Asia — Trail of the Tiger or Africa’s Okavango Delta. Watch the red panda as it climbs through the trees just above your head. Go nose-to-nose with a prairie dog from your own underground viewing bubble. Stroll through themed gardens or get wet in one of the Zoo’s water fountains. Read More...

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Summer in Seattle
Summer in Seattle

| 06/21/2014

Summer in Seattle means clear skies, warm temperatures and a calendar of non-stop events, festivals, sports and outdoor recreation. Seattle’s summer community festival,  Seafair,  turns 65 this year and will celebrate with some 75 events through August 3. Don’t miss the incredible firework celebration at Gas Works Park, which is guaranteed fun for all ages. Seafair festivities culminate with the Albert Lee Appliance Cup-H1 Unlimited Hydroplane Racing and Boeing Air Show August 1-3 featuring the one and only Blue Angels. This time of year also draws cultural travelers from far and wide for North America’s largest urban arts festival a... Read More...

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Wythe history comes adventure
Wythe history comes adventure

| 06/21/2014

Historically Interesting Founded in 1790, Wythe County was named for the first signer of the Declaration of Independence for Virginia – George Wythe. Early settlement can be credited to the access to water (the New River and many creeks) and the abundance of natural resources, including lead. One hundred acres was selected as the county seat in 1792 and Evansham, now Wytheville, became the central town. Read More...

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‘Journey of Faith’ tour at Billy Graham Library
‘Journey of Faith’ tour at Billy Graham Library

| 06/21/2014

Visitors to the Billy Graham Library in Charlotte, N.C., can take a step back in time, exploring the history behind America’s beloved evangelist and ambassador to world leaders, Billy Graham. The Library’s featured “Journey of Faith” tour takes guests through six exhibits, including two theaters and four galleries of fascinating memorabilia. One of those galleries, “The Ministry,” includes pieces of personal memorabilia from one aspect of Mr. Graham’s work that was especially dear to his heart: bringing encouragement and hope to troops overseas and at home, both in times of war and peace. Read More...

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Experience the Thrill of Seminole County -
Experience the Thrill of Seminole County -

| 06/21/2014

Surrounded by the beauty of natural Florida and only a 30 minute drive from great beaches and Orlando’s theme parks, Seminole County is the ideal place for a classic Florida vacation. Centrally located on I-4 and with great access to two international airports, you can explore the peaceful oasis of Seminole County’s natural landscape, step back into history, or shop ‘til you drop while enjoying clear blue skies, crystal clear springs and exciting attractions. With newly built or renovated hotels that are priced on average one-third lower than the busy hotels in surrounding cities, Seminole County is the ideal base for your Florida vacation. Read More...

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Cedar Hill, Texas offers fun and beauty
Cedar Hill, Texas offers fun and beauty

| 06/21/2014

Cedar Hill is located on the highest elevation in North Texas and offers breathtaking views of Joe Pool Lake and Cedar Hill State Park. Combining the outstanding natural environment with quality restaurants and retail development, Cedar Hill is where opportunities grow naturally. Cedar Hill is less than 20 minutes from downtown Dallas and 40 minutes from downtown Fort Worth and a 30 minute drive from DFW International Airport or Dallas Love Field. Cedar Hill offers a wonderful quality of life to its residents and fun attractions for visitors. Besides the 2,500 acres of City Parks, Cedar Hill State Park is nearly 2,000 acres of natural ... Read More...

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The War of 1812 in the County of Kent, Maryland
The War of 1812 in the County of Kent, Maryland

| 06/21/2014

Begin your War of 1812 journey in the County of Kent, a Maryland Upper Eastern Shore County of the Chesapeake Bay. A National Park Service trail, the Star Spangled Banner National Historic Trail commemorates the events and legacy of the War of 1812 in the Chesapeake and offers a 560-mile recreational route connecting Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia. Trail gateway sites are located at the Visitor Center in Chestertown and the Kitty Knight House in Georgetown. Read More...

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Berkeley County, South Carolina is your next Escape
Berkeley County, South Carolina is your next Escape

| 06/21/2014

When planning family and group excursions, Berkeley County, South Carolina is the place to visit. With a diverse offering of shopping, cuisine, and outdoor activities, this getaway can please even some of the most difficult crowds. Our wonderful weather year round makes Berkeley County, South Carolina an outdoor adventure and historic presence vacation trip you can boast about. For the sports enthusiasts, catch professional baseball action at Joe Riley stadium. While enjoying one of their special gourmet hot dogs, you can take in the sights and sounds of New York Yankees minor league team known as the Charleston Riverdogs. Read More...

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