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Look into a president’s life at Clinton museum

The William J. Clinton Presidential Center and Park sits on the banks of the Arkansas River in Little Rock and offers visitors a look into the life and history of

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Town of history: Founders, patriots and stars have all made their way to New Castle

New Castle, Delaware — this historic town along the Delaware River was once a hub of colonial activity as blacksmiths, carpenters and coopers went about the business of daily life.

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When national parks reopen, head for the Rockies

By CR RaeMore Content Now Thursday May 28, 2020 at 10:30 AM May 28, 2020 at 10:30 AM Although the highest peaks of the Rocky Mountains are packed with snow well into the summer, there is a lot to enjoy

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Island getaway: Art, whales and more in the San Juans, off Washington’s coast

As the ferry glides through the San Juan Islands off the coast of Washington state, one can’t help but unwind. Tourists watch for bald eagles and listen to the spouts

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Meet real cowboys and fictional ones at OKC museum

Cowboys from the old West and the big screen are a part of our nation’s history. In Oklahoma City, travelers and those interested in more information and history on the

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Mesmerized in Mendocino: Taking the scenic route toward the California seaside

Seeking a mini-vacation with my four-legged BFF the last weekend of February, I left the suburban roads of Napa Valley behind and headed to California’s prized Mendocino Coast. It was

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Really get away from it all in Nelson, Nevada

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Peaceful Nelson, Nevada, offers visitors a step back in time to the vibrant mining days of Nevada, the Silver State, an escape from daily life.

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Gem of a town: Grinnell, Iowa, nicknamed Jewel of the Prairie

A popular Iowa college town offers visitors a peaceful, quiet visit with interesting things to do and great pizza. Grinnell is home to Grinnell College, which adds to the comfortable

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A grand escape: NY state park known as the Grand Canyon of the East

In a time when so many places are closed, and we can’t get to our favorite places for vacation or a day out, many parks remain open, giving us an

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There’s no other town like Rabbit Hash, Ky.

Enjoy some scenery, peace and quiet in Rabbit Hash, Kentucky. You are probably thinking, “Rabbit Hash? That is the name of a town?” There is a good explanation behind the

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Old Louisville preserves late 1800s architecture

The Victorian Age really never ended in Old Louisville — at least not when it comes to its amazing architecture. While most American cities demolished many Gilded Age mansions in

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Garden & gun: Outdoors to explore in northern Georgia

Take in the bright colors of spring flowers at Gibbs Gardens in Ball Ground, Georgia, one hour north of Atlanta. The gardens are open year-round. In the spring they’re filled

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Pick through history at ‘American Pickers’ store

This Iowa city of fewer than 4,000 residents is home to one of TV’s most popular shows and offers visitors a slate of things to do. LeClaire sits along the

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Trail through time: Follow the Ohio Erie Canal through the state and through history

Exploring the Ohio Erie Canal offers travelers biking, hiking and interesting roadside stops along its 110 miles of scenic byway. The canal was built in the late 1820s to early

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Fuel up at Oklahoma restaurant/soda shop

Whether this oh-so-good liquid is known as soda, Coke or pop in your neck of the woods, anyone would be hard-pressed to beat the 700 flavors an Oklahoma visitor would

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Plan your escape: Kennebunkport’s Hidden Pond offers luxurious seclusion

Secrets can be nearly impossible to contain, and such is the case with Hidden Pond Resort. After my visit to this secluded spot, tucked into a 60-acre pocket of Kennebunkport

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Art and commerce meet in Arkansas

In the middle of the Ozark Mountains, the town that Sam Walton built is known for art as well as commerce. When it debuted in 2011, the Crystal Bridges Museum

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Old New Mexico: Nature, art and history are key in Silver City

A town of about 10,000 residents, Silver City, New Mexico, is known as the gateway to wilderness because of its location next to Gila National Forest, which offers 3.3 million

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Living Texas history in Abilene

The frontier of Texas has a wild and extraordinary history, and visitors to Abilene can experience that in a unique way at interactive museum Frontier Texas. This western heritage center

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Must-sees in Tallahassee

The word “Florida” typically conjures up images of sandy beaches and palm trees, but Tallahassee isn’t your average destination in the Sunshine State. Florida’s capital city is more Southern charm

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Birmingham’s renaissance on display

For a city whose theater district once rivaled that of New York’s, it’s only fitting today that it’s undergoing a second act and the reviews, so far, are glowing. From

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Thrills on Blueberry Hill: St. Louis neighborhood formed around iconic song, cafe

It might be a topic for conversation around the dinner table one night — is there really a Blueberry Hill? There is — one in Texas and one in Alaska

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In the bag: Little Rock purse museum a quirky destination

Little Rock — Arkansas’ capital city — offers its visitors much to see and do, but there is one hidden gem: the ESSE Purse Museum & Store. ESSE is one

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Author’s farmhouse a step back in Florida time

When Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings first laid eyes on a wild, sandy scrap of land in North Florida in 1928, she was 31, married and a struggling writer. The remote Florida

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Cape May a charming oceanside town

By CR RaeMore Content Now Thursday Mar 12, 2020 at 10:11 AM Mar 12, 2020 at 10:11 AM Cape May, New Jersey, is the oldest seashore resort town in the U.S. and one of the most beautiful places to spend