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As the fourth-largest within the U.S., H-Town (as the locals refer to it) has top-rated attractions for every type of traveler. Shop until you drop at The Galleria and support baseball's Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park or take advantage of Houston's outdoor recreational areas, such as Buffalo Bayou Park, Discovery Green and Discovery Green, the Gerald D. Hines Waterwall Park and The Houston Arboretum and Nature Center. Visitors who are enjoying warm weather should think about grabbing chairs

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6 Musts in Boston

Boston's almost four centuries of history are highlighted by the city's top attractions. Boston is a must-see destination. Massachusetts's capital is a haven for unique and must-see activities for everyone. Begin your trip with the Freedom Trail, which will take you to iconic landmarks such as The Paul Revere House and Boston Common among its most popular historical sites. Discover Beantown's arty side by visiting the Museum of Fine Arts and its style on Newbury Street. Get a bite in the Quincy

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10944790057?profile=RESIZE_930xTaughannock Falls is taller than Niagara Falls; all photos by Victor Block unless otherwise noted

With a population of just over 32,000, in Upstate's Finger Lakes region on the southern shore of Cayuga Lake, a 3½-hour drive from capital Albany and a bit over four hours from New York City, Ithaca is a prominent college town but also a a “gorges” city. I say that because it's surrounded by rocky gorges, many of them with waterfalls - more than 150 within a ten-mile radius. Within the city limi

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The Golden State is a bonanza for lovers of nature and the great outdoors, and in addition to natural beauty, its most stunning freshwater reservoir lakes usually offer a plethora of activities and amenities - swimming, boating, fishing, and various other pursuits on the lands surrounding them. And here's a round-up of some of the state's most popular with visitors from near and far:

Big Bear Lake

Located at an altitude of more than 6,700 feet In the 824,000-acre San Bernardi

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Los Angeles is the best city to experience the ultimate unending summer of Southern California. We've gathered eight of the top beaches in LA all year long starting all the way from Malibu up to South Bay. Be prepared to go from beach to shore throughout the entire year. Discover the best deals on Flights from Minneapolis to Los Angeles with lowest flight fares and get special discount and offers. Know more about the top beautiful places, restaurant and museums of the Los Angeles with your famil

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Walking along the Ft. Myers Yacht Basin in the center of the city, you would never know that three months ago, it was littered with boats and destruction, havoc wreaked by Hurricane Ian. The feeling of calm felt almost eerie as I remembered the horrific TV images of months past.
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RV'ing on North Carolina's Outer Banks


The Outer Banks, a 200-mile-long string of barrier islands along the North Carolina coast, are a beach-driving paradise, and the Cape Hatteras National Seashore, covering some 70 miles of it, is a great place to park your RV for an amazing vacation. Where exactly you choose to do so will depend on your budget and your choice of camping style.

Currently there is no admission fee to the National Seashore if you just wish to walk the beaches, swim, picnic, and play water sports such as kayaking,

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Solvang, California is a unique town in the Santa Ynez Valley that offers visitors a perfect blend of nature and culture. And if you're planning a trip to this charming town, Andersen's Inn is the perfect place to stay. This Solvang hotel offers comfortable accommodations, a convenient location, and easy access to some of the area's top attractions.

One of Solvang's top attractions is its unique Danish architecture, which you can explore simply by strolling through the town's charming streets.


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12 of Florida's Best Resorts

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Attracting more than 120 million holidaymakers annually, the Sunshine State is famously home to many beautiful beaches on both the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico, and is known for its bright sunshine, tall palm trees, crystal clear turquoise waters, expansive beaches, theme parks; and resorts. And here's our list of picks (obviously by no means exhaustive) of a dozen of the best resorts - from very affordable to very exclusive, and intimate to enormous - across

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 DUMBO: Under the Manhattan Bridge. Eileen Tan, Dreamstime.com


Google has released its list of the most searched scenic spots in the United States during 2022, and there are some surprises. For starters, “scenic spots” in Google’s definition does not include iconic places like Vermont’s Technicolor White Mountains in fall or the yawning Grand Canyon in Arizona. (More about canyons later.)

Instead, Google users were primarily interested in where to see and photograph some of Mother Nature’s magni

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A Sojourn in Singular Salt Lake City


Founded by Mormons in 1847 in the Salt Lake Valley amid the Wasatch Mountains, the capital and largest city of Utah (population around 200,000, metro area 1.3 million) is a singular place indeed, and visitors flock to see Salt Lake City's impressive landmarks as well as enjoy its culture and nearby nature and outdoor activities.


Top landmarks not to miss include Temple Square, the heart of the city, a walled, 35-acre district which is home to some 20 spots related to the Church

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14 of the Top Tours on Maui



Whether you want to catch the glimpse of awe-inspiring sunrise at Haleakala National Park; take to the water on a whale-watching adventure; snorkel around Molokini; or taste some of the Hawaiian Islands' best pineapples, there's is a tour in this list that fits well with your interests. Analyzing both expert opinion and traveller sentiment, we've determined more than a dozen of the best, which all feature trained veteran guides keen to share their insights about the Valley Isle’s astonishing

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8 Cool Museums (Museums??) of Las Vegas

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Still one of the planet’s top destinations, this flashy vision in the USA's Nevada desert is of course world-famous for its world-class casinos, shopping, shows, dining, nightlife, and attractions. But most of us wouldn’t necessarily think of “Sin City” as a place for museum mavens and culture vultures. And yet, in my visits to Las Vegas I’ve come across some pretty impressive museums indeed, along both traditional and also definitely untraditional lines. Sadly, the Liberace Mu

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“You want me to go where?” I shouted in my mind as I barreled down a harrowingly steep embankment leading into a wall of mud -- and gravel-encased woods. I was driving – or more accurately surviving – an ATV excursion at the Primland Resort in Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains. near the North Carolina border and an hour and a half south of the city of Roanoke.

On the hourlong ride, when I was willing to unclutch the steering wheel long enough to wave at an occasional wild turkey, pheasant, or d

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When I encountered my first giant sequoia in Mariposa Grove, my head did not tilt back far enough to see the top. Walking around the trunk practically required a GPS. Leaving noise and civilization behind to walk among these ancient trees brought us to the famous "Grizzly Giant," the grove’s elder statesman, which rivals the Statue of Liberty in height and sports a branch extending outward that is larger than the trunks of most trees.


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William Byrd III was a man of great stature in colonial Williamsburg, Virginia. His vast estate included mills, warehouses and ships, and he owned hundreds of slaves.  However due to his lavish lifestyle and gambling addiction, he could not live within his income, lost his wealth and died - it’s believed by suicide - in 1760.

Christiana Campbell operated one of Williamsburg’s most successful taverns, where she hosted the likes of George Washington and Thomas Jefferson.

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Hilton Head Island, off South Carolina's Low Country coast, has been a resort destination for 65 years now, with breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean, world-class beaches, and golf courses. The island's hub is Forest Beach, dubbed its "unofficial dowtown," it includes Coligny Plaza, the best place to go shopping or dining, along with a duck pond in the middle of the plaza. On summer nights the area is especially active, with live music, magic shows, and concerts on every corner (also, hea

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