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Quick Guide to Edisto Island, SC
3 days ago

Quick Guide to Edisto Island, SC

South Carolina is known for its beaches. Part of the reason why they are so popular is due to barrier islands. This small chain of islands, called the Sea Islands, covers about half the coastline of South Carolina and stretches into Georgia and Florida too. 

These Sea Islands have been inhabited for hundreds of years, first by the native peoples of the Edisto tribe and later on by settlers and their slaves in plantations. This area of the country also saw heavy fighting during the Civil War in the 1860s.

To say Edisto Island and the other Sea Islands are home to a lot of history is an understatement to be sure!

Today, Edisto Island is a trendy tourist destination for both native South Carolinians and visitors from all over the world. 

Now that you know the history of the island, we’ll cover our best tips for making the most of your time here. 

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Quick Guide to Rockford, Illinois
2 weeks ago

Quick Guide to Rockford, Illinois

If you’re a music or movie buff then you already know Rockford, Illinois is home to the famous American Rock Band, Cheap Trick. And that the Rockford Peaches; a 1940’s All-American Girls Professional Baseball League was the inspiration for the 1992 movie, A League of Their Own, starring Tom Hanks, Madonna, Geena Davis and Rosie O’Donnell. 

But, do you know what other gems Rockford is hiding? If you are visiting the area, check out these things to do. 

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Quick Guide to Omaha, Nebraska
4 weeks ago

Quick Guide to Omaha, Nebraska

Tons of cities across the country often get overlooked as destinations. Unfortunately, Omaha, Nebraska is one of them. 

Here’s the truth. Omaha is a vibrant city with plenty of culture, entertainment, food, and things to do that would keep anyone occupied for a great vacation. If all of those things sound like what you’d like to enjoy on your next road trip, well, head your car to Omaha!

In this quick guide to Omaha, we’ll give you an overview of everything you need to know.

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A Quick Guide to Reno, Nevada
3 months ago

A Quick Guide to Reno, Nevada

Reno, Nevada, is known for its proximity to the Sierra Nevadas and glorious Lake Tahoe. Also long known by the slogan “The Biggest Little City in the World,” Reno is home to many casinos, and near a number of ski resorts. Sure, you can enjoy them all, but there are more features of Reno that we know and you should know too.

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Quick Guide to Springdale, Utah
3 months ago

Quick Guide to Springdale, Utah

So, you’re trying to pick a destination for your next vacation? There are so many amazing spots in America that it can certainly take time and research to choose.

Perhaps you find yourself around the extraordinary Zion National Park. If that’s the case, you should look no further! You’re within driving distance from the fantastic town of Springdale, Utah!

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Quick Guide to Charlotte, NC
5 months ago

Quick Guide to Charlotte, NC

From outdoor activities to cultural pursuits, the beautiful city of Charlotte, North Carolina has a little something for everyone. It’s thoroughly modern, yet thoroughly charming, and the perfect place for a few days (or more!) of family fun.

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Quick Guide to Breckenridge, CO
6 months ago

Quick Guide to Breckenridge, CO

While Aspen gets much of the attention when it comes to Colorado vacation destinations, Breckenridge offers equally amazing activities and scenery. Don’t miss these attractions the next time you’re in town, whether it’s for the day or a longer stay.

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Quick Guide to Salem, Oregon
9 months ago

Quick Guide to Salem, Oregon

The city of Salem, Oregon sits in the heart of the Willamette Valley. The city is just under 50 miles from Portland. Salem is not only picturesque but has plenty of fun activities for the whole family, too. Here are the must-sees and must-dos, whether you’re there for a day or a week.

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Quick Guide to Cape May, NJ
10 months ago

Quick Guide to Cape May, NJ

While it’s widely known as a summer vacation destination, Cape May has more going for it than beaches and boats. Most noteworthy, there’s art, history, and culture aplenty. Here are the sights to see and things to do if you only have a few days in this unique seaside town.

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Quick Guide to Austin, TX
12 months ago

Quick Guide to Austin, TX

Not only the capital of the great state of Texas, Austin is widely considered to be the live music capital of the world. Its unofficial motto, “Keep Austin Weird” gives you an idea of the funky, fun vibe that can be felt throughout the city. If you only have a few days, here are the sights and scenes not to miss.

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