Better in the Bluegrass: Kentucky Launches Culinary Trail at 9 State Parks

The Kentucky Department of Tourism, recently launched a new culinary trail linking Kentucky State Parks, called “Better in the Bluegrass.” The Kentucky Tourism Cabinet says the Kentucky State Parks Culinary Trail includes nine parks offering different authentic meals that represent their region. To highlight what is special about different regions of the state, a group […]

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Turn Memorial Day Into a Weeklong Vacation

Looking forward to barbecues and RVing over Memorial Day weekend? Why not extend your stay for even more fun in the sun? Consider the following driving routes and destinations. Sequoia and Kings Canyon and Yosemite National Parks, California Every year 4 million people visit Yosemite National Park to marvel at its soaring granite walls. But […]

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Union Pacific Announces National Park Foundation Partnership

Union Pacific’s history with the national parks started with creating iconic western parks like Yellowstone, Zion, Grand Canyon, and Death Valley, when the railroad provided access to pristine landscapes that were otherwise virtually impossible to visit. Union Pacific recently announced a new commitment to help preserve America’s most unique and inspiring spaces with its multi-year, […]

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National Parks Are Major Job Creators

According to a new National Park Service report, visitor spending in communities near national parks in 2017 resulted in a $35.8 billion benefit to the nation’s economy—a nearly $1 billion increase from 2016—and supported 306,000 jobs. More than 330 million visitors in 2017 spent $18.2 billion in the communities near national parks. Of the 306,000 […]

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Jacksonville: The Historic Small Town That Never Gets Old

Gold fever, wagon trains, Indian uprisings, epidemics, and the settlement of a new frontier are all part of Jacksonville’s heritage. The historical small town of Jacksonville is located about seven miles west of Medford and fifteen miles north of Ashland, Oregon. Jacksonville is one of the most historically significant communities in the western United States. […]

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Most Beautiful Small Towns To Visit In The South

Spanish moss and cobblestone streets galore. We all know the American south is full of charm. And if you’re looking for the most charm, seek out the small towns—the ones with history, culture, scenic beauty, and some pretty phenomenal food. During 20 years of living the snowbird lifestyle, we’ve visited 25 states and camped at hundreds of […]

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