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Sedona Named Top Tourism Destination

Sedona, Arizona has been ranked as one of the Travelers’ Choice 2013 Top 25 Destinations in the United States. Coming in at lucky 13, Sedona is pleased with the abundance of positive feedback and awe-inspiring reaction of both long time visitors … Continue reading

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Alabama Gulf Coast Named Top Tourism Attraction

Alabama’s Gulf beaches and Gulf State Park are the largest tourism attractions in the state, overwhelmingly so, according to the new attendance figures released last week by the Alabama Tourism Department. The state’s largest stand-alone festival events, located about 20 miles … Continue reading

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National Park Service Accused of Gestapo Tactics at Yellowstone

Pat Vaillancourt went on a trip last week that was intended to showcase some of America’s greatest treasures. Instead, the Massachusetts resident said she and others on her tour bus witnessed an ugly spectacle that made her embarrassed, angry, and … Continue reading

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Mount Washington Traffic Increasing

New Hampshire’s Mount Washington has the reputation of being “Home of the world’s worst weather”. Severe storms, including snow, can happen at any time of the year. The combination of severe winds, cold, and wetness can exhaust the strongest hiker. … Continue reading

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More Americans Plan a Road Trip This Summer

To mark the unofficial start of summer, Expedia.com commissioned a study of the American summer traveler and launched a new travel blog. The American Traveler study, conducted by Harris Interactive, finds that Americans’ love of the open road burns brighter … Continue reading

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Gulf Shores Named a Top 10 Family Travel Destination

Soft sands, wondrous waters, and relaxing retreats are part of what makes coastal Alabama a family-friendly hot-spot. Mix two parts sugar-white sand with one part crystal blue water. Add a generous helping of Southern hospitality, and you have the key … Continue reading

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Organizing an Amazing Trip for Your Music Students

Taking any group of young people abroad can be daunting. Incorporating musical performances can make it even more complicated, but with help you can arrange an unforgettable experience for your music students. This is how one group enjoyed their trip … Continue reading

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I Dream of Galveston: The Strand & Texas Seaport Museum

Today we conclude the series on our favorite Galveston attractions. Strand Historic District Galveston’s Strand was the city’s primary commercial area during the second half of the 19th century, when its star was bright and full of great promise. A … Continue reading

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I Dream of Galveston: Pier 21 Theater, Seawall & More

Following are more of our favorite Galveston attractions. Pier 21 Theater The Pier 21 Theater features two theatrical presentations about Galveston’s historic past: The Great Storm and The Pirate Island of Jean Lafitte. The Great Storm is a 27-minute, powerful, … Continue reading

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Summer Travel Safety Tips

Final school bells are ringing, graduations underway, summer weather and vacations are on tap. There’s something magical about a summer road trip. And it’s a standby in literature and movies—from John Steinbeck’s classic Travels with Charley to Smokey and the … Continue reading

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