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    Walking And Biking Tours Of Houston

      One of the oldest cities in Texas, Houston has over 215 homes and buildings on the National Historic Register of Historic Places. The Architecture Center Houston (ArCH) offers residents and visitors alike a variety of walking and bicycle tours that showcase the city’s diverse architectural and cultural history. Tours usually cost $10.00. On January […] More

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    Food Tourism In California

    Food tourism has arrived in California. When it comes to choosing a destination, more and more travelers are letting their taste buds decide. The growth of the farm to fork movement is an important component for travelers to the state. Increased interest in urban gardening is also a powerful lure for many visitors. Visit California has designated January […] More

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    Bicycle Touring Along Grand Traverse Bay

    Bicycle touring in the gently rolling countryside near Traverse City, Michigan is a great way to get outdoors, see spectacular scenery and stop off at some of the local wineries along the way. The Leelanau peninsular lies between Great Traverse Bay to the east and Lake Michigan to the west with Lake Leeanau in the […] More

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    Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument Coming Soon

    Congress has recently created the Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument. Located about 20 miles north of Las Vegas, the 22,000 acre site was previously under the control of the Bureau of Land Management but has now been transferred to the National Park Service thanks to the tireless efforts of the Protectors of Tule Springs. Located […] More

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    2015 Arizona Travel Guide Available Now

    Did you know you can visit Arizona’s renowned vineyards by kayak and horseback? Learn about the Grand Canyon and other geologic masterpieces from Sedona to the Petrified Forest and so much more in the new edition of the Arizona Official State Visitor’s Guide from the Arizona Office of Tourism. The 2015 magazine-style guide features articles by […] More

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    Award Winning British Colombia

    British Columbia, Canada’s westernmost province and home to the city of Vancouver, won praise from travel professionals in 2014. SKI Magazine’s annual reader’s poll named Whistler Blackcomb the number one, overall ski resort in North America. The Okanagan Valley was ranked second place for Best Wine Region in the world by USA Today Readers’ Choice. […] More

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    Charlotte Is America’s Motor Sports Capitol

    Are you a NASCAR race fan? While it’s fun to go to the races and watch the cars on track, it’s almost as much fun to visit the race shops where the cars are made and see them being built. Many of the top NASCAR teams have their race facilities in the Charlotte, North Carolina […] More

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    Connecticut’s Thimble Islands

    Photo: thimbleislands.com Traveling along Route 95 just east of New Haven, Connecticut, my wife spied a small sign that said “Thimble Islands, Next Exit.” We have been up and down this road for decades and seen that sign many times before, but today we had no place to go and all day to get there, […] More

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    A Milford Connecticut Home Exchange

    We did a home exchange with a family in Milford, Connecticut recently. Milford is one of those older communities that nestles between I-95 and Long Island Sound. If you live in New England, you have driven by it many times but probably never stopped. Milford’s most important feature is Long Island Sound. Boating, fishing, swimming, […] More

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    Marijuana Tourism In Colorado

    Marijuana is legal in Colorado, but state officials are reluctant to promote that fact as a reason to visit. Probably that has something to do with it not being legal in most places outside of Colorado. Also, it is prohibited by federal law. But that hasn’t stopped private individuals engaged in tourism from encouraging people to […] More

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    Paddle Wheel History At The Florida Maritime Museum

    Before railroads and motor cars, paddle wheel steamboats were the primary means of transportation in Florida, particularly along the lakes and rivers found in the Panhandle near Tallahassee. Unlike the grand river steamers of legend that plied the Mississippi, the small paddle wheel steamer was the best means of transportation and moving goods to market in […] More

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