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When you get the opportunity to get away, what’s your favorite destination? An isolated beach, such as Ocracoke, NC? Or where history lives – Gettysburg, maybe? Perhaps you’re energized by city attractions, such as New York’s Museum of Modern Art. Lots more ideas are just a click away.

Destin, Florida

Posted by on Feb 13, 2012 in Featured, Travel | Comments Off on Destin, Florida

Some of America’s best white sand beaches with aqua water are along the Gulf coast of Florida. We highlighted a couple before- Siesta...

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New York Restaurant Week

Posted by on Feb 8, 2012 in Featured, Travel | Comments Off on New York Restaurant Week

I don’t want to confuse you, but New York Restaurant Week now lasts 20 days. It’s the twice-a-year celebration of dining out in...

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Posted by on Jan 13, 2012 in Featured, Travel | 1 comment

It evokes the Old, I say the Old South, suh. Many cities are proud of their heritage (I hear you, Charleston), but few more so than...

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Puget Sound Region

Posted by on Dec 11, 2011 in Featured, Travel | Comments Off on Puget Sound Region

No city in the country – well, except maybe for you, Austin – has received the hype over the last decade that Seattle has...

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Travel: Jackson Hole

Posted by on Nov 3, 2011 in Featured, Travel | 2 comments

I wonder how many folks have visited this area and asked, “Okay, where’s the hole?” Answer: there is no hole. Seems that...

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Travel: Sequoia National Park

Posted by on Oct 18, 2011 in Featured, Travel | 1 comment

Ever been somewhere, looked up, and thought, That’s a really big tree. Well, unless you were standing in Sequoia National Park, or...

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Travel: The Waldorf=Astoria Hotel

Posted by on Sep 18, 2011 in Featured, Travel | Comments Off on Travel: The Waldorf=Astoria Hotel

You’ve stayed in those hotels where if you’ve seen one room, you’ve seen them all? That’s not how they do it at the...

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Travel: LA to Las Vegas Road Trip

Posted by on Aug 23, 2011 in Featured, Travel | Comments Off on Travel: LA to Las Vegas Road Trip

It’s about 300 miles, give or take a few casinos. You can make it in about five hours, provided you don’t travel during...

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Travel: Alaska Whale Watching

Posted by on Jul 31, 2011 in Travel | 1 comment

The Alaskan coast is an amazing place for viewing America’s most spectacular marine environment. You can see porpoises, sea lions,...

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Travel: Panama City Beach

Posted by on Jul 10, 2011 in Travel | Comments Off on Travel: Panama City Beach

Some of America’s most gorgeous beaches lie along the Gulf Coast, and neither hurricanes (rare) or oil spills (rarer) can long spoil...

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