Jul
16
2009
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Why vacation in Wyoming?

Devil's Tower Wyoming as in close encounters of the third kind - courtesy Tim Pearce, Los Gatos - CC-BYVisitors are attracted to the Equality State by its National Parks and Wild West history. Wyoming is a state of ‘must sees.’  From the Devil’s Tower (of Close Encounters fame) to Old Faithful and Yellowstone National Park, the state is jam-packed with great natural attractions. Yellowstone became the first national park in 1872 when people [&hel[more...]

Jul
02
2009
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Why vacation in Wisconsin?

Wisconsin holiday - State Street, Madison - courtesy puroticorico - CC-BYWisconsin tourism focuses mainly on water and there is a lot of it. Wisconsin borders Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota and Michigan. But why don’t we start with something that is not about water. Loyal fans, great games, and loads of fun, Green Bay and Lambeau Field is a mecca for NFL fans.  Go behind the scenes [&hel[more...]

Jun
30
2009
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Why vacation in West Virginia?

West Virginia Holiday - State Capitol - courtesy JDAC - CC-BYWest Virginia truly is “Wild and Wonderful” as their slogan says. West Virginia offers spectacular mountains, swirling rivers, and scenic countryside, a welcome change of pace from the pressures of everyday life. You’ll find friendly cities full of fun and nightlife. From wild to tame, from fancy resorts to rustic retreats, West Virginia truly has [&hel[more...]

Jun
30
2009
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Why vacation in Washington state?

Washington state holiday - Olympic Rain Forest - courtesy brockzilla - CC-BYYou will find rain forests, beaches and tide pools, fantascic scenery, volcanoes, wildlife, glaciers, mountains, deserts, wilderness, trout-filled lakes, and wild rivers. The outdoor recreational opportunities are nearly endless, from sportfishing and whale watching to whitewater rafting and mountain climbing. There is fun, adventure, and challenge out there for everybody. For the non-adventure traveler, cities [&hel[more...]

Jun
29
2009
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Why vacation in Virginia?

Virginia Holiday - Monticello - courtesy Savannah Grandfather - CC-BY“Virginia Is For Lovers.” Ok, now that we have the official slogan out of the way, we can find what else Virginia is for. However, Virginia ‘is’ a history lover’s dream, once a part of the Cherokee lands and even played a role in the invention of iced tea.  A visitor may walk in the [&hel[more...]

Jun
25
2009
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Why vacation in Vermont?

Vermont Mountains - courtesy vigour - CC-BYVermont, the Green Mountain State, is not only a great place for a weekender, but an extended holiday as well. Visitors to Vermont receive a cozy, old-fashioned welcome at lodgings from small Bed & Breakfasts to major resorts with spas and other luxuries. Have a go at skiing or snowboarding on one of the many [&hel[more...]

May
09
2009
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Why vacation in Utah?

Utah holiday - Park City Utah - courtesy Brad.K - CC-BYThe state of Utah is unique. They have a greater variety of landscapes and recreational opportunities than even they can imagine. The national parks are considered national treasures but there are many more places to see and things to do that are just as amazing. From Utah’s National Parks to ski resorts, beautiful Park City [&hel[more...]

May
08
2009
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Why vacation in Texas?

Holiday in Texas - Big Bend National Park - courtesy david55king - CC-BYTexas offers a vast array of holiday and travel resources. Sorting through all of them to find just what part of Texas will provide the kind of vacation you want can be time consuming, or, you can just try to take it all in at once (which is also time consuming.) As they say, Texas [&hel[more...]

May
04
2009
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Why vacation in Tennessee?

World's Fair Park, Knoxville - courtesy Brent and MariLynn - CC-BYStretching from the Appalachian Mountains to the Mississippi River, Tennessee’s major regions can provide a variety of vacation experiences. Eastern Tennessee has both mountain wilderness and sophsticated fun with Knoxville, Gatlinburg and the Great Smokey Mountains anchoring the region. Knoxville, a World Fair host city, has great museums, excellent restaurants and nightlife to balance out [&hel[more...]

May
03
2009
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Why vacation in South Dakota?

Mount Rushmore - Courtesy bcmom - CC-BYThe “Mount Rushmore State,” has an abundance of attractions that bring in millions of visitors each year. From the Black Hills in the west to the plains in the east, South Dakota’s diversity allows tourists to enjoy skiing, snowmobiling, rock climbing, camping, hiking, water sports, gambling and seemingly endless sightseeing. Of course, South Dakota is [&hel[more...]

May
01
2009
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What is there to do and see in Seattle?

Space Needle is framed by the Experience Music Project.Whether you like culture, nature, history or science, you can find plenty to do on a visit to Seattle, Washington. Although Seattle has a reputation for rainfall — even though it gets slightly less rainfall than does New York City and much less than Miami — its moderate temperatures mean you can enjoy visiting the [&hel[more...]

Apr
29
2009
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Why vacation in Rhode Island?

Rhose Island Holiday - Providence - courtesy yeowatzup - CC-BY Rhode Island is not just for the summer. Events, fairs, festivals, and concerts are taking place year round. For people who have not spent a lot of time in the Ocean State, the first images that one thinks of may be of Newport’s fabulous Gilded-Age mansions, 12-meter yachting, and its famed jazz, folk, and classical [&hel[more...]

Apr
28
2009
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Why vacation in Pennsylvania?

Pennsylvania Holiday - Liberty Bell - courtesy Tony the Misfit - CC-BYPennsylvania is called the Keystone State and was so named for its role in the Revolutionary War. It was the geographic center of the thirteen original colonies. Today it is the center of a great vacation experience. From Philadelphia, the birthplace of American Independence and home of the Liberty Bell to Pittsburgh, where two rivers [&hel[more...]

Apr
18
2009
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Why vacation in Oklahoma?

Oklahoma City - courtesy Serge Melki - CC-BYOklahoma’s natural beauty together with its family-friendly attractions make it an increasingly popular choice for family vacations. Oklahoma is also perfect for history buffs wanting to explore the Trail of Tears National Historic Trail as well as fishing enthusiasts wanting to catch a large bass in one of Oklahoma’s lakes. Tulsa provides many opportunities for [&hel[more...]

Apr
18
2009
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Why vacation in Ohio?

Ohio Holiday - Cedar Point - courtesy daveynin - CC-BYCome to Ohio and see the giraffes and rhinos. Well, that’s one thing you can do in the Buckeye State. “The Wilds” in the eastern part of the state is a refuge for many endangered African species. Ohio has too much for just a day trip. You can visit boutique wineries, find world class museums, [&hel[more...]

Apr
17
2009
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Why vacation in North Dakota?

North Dakota holiday - International Peace Garden - courtesy loyaldefender2004 - CC-BYDakota comes from the Sioux Indian word for “friend” and North Dakotans makes that word a reality. You will find a visit to North Dakota can be an exciting experience. No matter what you or the members of your family like, you will be able to find something that everyone likes to do. From hiking [&hel[more...]

Apr
15
2009
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Why vacation in North Carolina?

North Carolina Holiday - Great Smoky Mountains - courtesy jasonb42882 - CC-BYLet’s see now, where could I find a living Cherokee Indian Village straight out of the 1700s, African-American art, dance and music displays, a Moravian village where costumed actors demonstrate the daily lives of colonial settlers and the largest annual gathering of Scottish clans in the world, including Scotland itself? Why, I guess that would [&hel[more...]

Apr
15
2009
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Why vacation in New York (state)?

new york holiday - Middle Saranac Lake, Adirondacks - courtesy roytsaplinjr - CC-BYThere is much more to New York than just a city.  There is another New York beyond New York City and it offers many unique experiences. Though the two must be considered together when discussing New York tourism. To the east of the city is Long Island with its stunning beaches and the world famous [&hel[more...]

Apr
15
2009
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Why vacation in New Mexico?

New Mexico holiday - Chama River, New Mexico - courtesy Digapony - CC-BYNew Mexico, where the Sun spends the winter, is waiting for you too. New Mexico has much to offer in the way of adventure from mountain biking to hiking and horseback riding. Are outdoor activities not your thing? There are countless museums and historical sights as well. In fact, Santa Fe can give you both. [&hel[more...]

Mar
08
2009
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Why vacation in New Jersey?

New Jersey Holiday - Atlantic City Boardwalk - courtesy Lisa Andres - CC-BYFrom nightlife and world-class gaming to gingerbread Victorian Inns, New Jersey vacation destinations can be found most anywhere from the scenic mountains of the northwest to the sandy beaches of the Jersey Shore, with beautiful barrier islands and inlets complete with lighthouses, fishing villages, and ocean views. New Jersey has some of the oldest and [&hel[more...]

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