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The Best U.S. Cities for Barbecue

Barbecue is an American pastime. From firing up the grill for brats on Labor Day to rubbing your favorite sauce on a slab of ribs for the Fourth of July, nothing is quite as unique to America as the delicious taste of grilled meat and tangy, spicy or sweet sauce. Being so popular, you can…
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5 East Coast Day Trips for Groups

The east coast is filled with quaint seaside towns, booming metropolises, fun and quirky attractions, and loads of history dating back to colonial America and beyond. If you live in or near the east coast and you're looking for a nice getaway for a day or two, check out this list of possible trip destinations for…
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11 Best Ice Cream Joints in the U.S.

There’s no other food that screams summer like ice cream. It’s unthinkable to travel and not try the creamy treats on vacation. So sit back and let your mouth water for these amazing ice cream parlors, trucks, shops, and creameries across the United States and dream about which one you’re going to try on your…
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Where to Stay, Play, and Eat in Richmond

The capital city of Virginia, Richmond was originally founded by settlers travelling up the James River in 1737. Also the seat of the Confederacy during the Civil War, Richmond has had a lurid and fascinating history since its inception. Not only is it replete with historical sites, Richmond has grown with the ages to be…
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Handy Tips for Long Road Trips

There’s nothing like a great road trip to bring all different kinds of people together. Whether its family, friends, significant others, or classmates, you’re bound to learn something new about your co-pilot while spending many hours with them in the car. We think road trips always end up being a great time, no matter who you’re with,…
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All About California’s Shasta Cascade

Northern California is the lush, beautifully ornamented, quaint counterpart to SoCal’s rushing, booming, sun-filled oceanfront metropolises. From the wild redwood forests to quiet logging villages and ancient volcanoes, northern California’s Shasta Cascade region is filled with promise, mystery, and the kind of history that is built into the earth’s very being.   Lassen Volcanic National…
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Historic Plantations of the American South

Most people are familiar with Oak Alley Plantation which has been featured in several films including Interview with a Vampire and Django Unchained. The following antebellum estates are replete with grandeur, mystique, history, and tragedy. Visit the sites where history lives on your next group trip to the American South.   Shirley Plantation - Virginia…
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Why You Should Visit California’s North Coast

The third largest state in the Union, California reaches 770 miles from the Mojave Desert in the south to the grand redwoods on the northern Pacific coast. We all know why you should visit Los Angeles, San Francisco, and San Diego, but why should you pay attention to California’s North Coast? Here are three majorly…
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Best Hiking Trails in the U.S.

The summer months bring family vacations, beautiful weather, and a much needed exposure to the outdoors after being cooped up during the winter. North America, and the U.S. in particular, is home to some gorgeous views, a wide expanse of ecosystems, and fascinating wildlife. Experience some major group bonding and find a new, refreshed connection…
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Where to Taste the Hottest Sauces in America

Like your meals served with a little pain on the side? Prefer your dishes to be hotter than Hades? You must be a hot-sauce-aficionado! But can you really handle the hottest? Many travel far and wide to get their chance at the world’s hottest of the hot, and we’ve come up with the top (and…
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The 5 Craziest Food Challenges in the U.S.

Every living thing needs to eat to survive, but some eat for the glory. Americans love their large quantities, but not just to fill their bellies – many do it as sport. Throughout the U.S., there are hundreds of food challenges that test the limits of just how much one person can consume in one…
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48 Hours in Baltimore – what to see and do

While you may want to stay in the city longer than a weekend, sometimes it’s not possible. If your group only has 48 hours to spend in Baltimore, you definitely want to get the most out of this exciting waterfront city. Here is a suggested itinerary that may give you an idea of what Baltimore…
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50 Attractions in 50 States

Alabama: U.S. Space and Rocket Center Located in Huntsville, Alabama, the Rocket Center is among the largest museums dedicated to educating the public on the history, achievements, and artifacts of NASA and U.S. space missions. Alaska: Denali National Park Centered on Denali, otherwise known as Mount McKinley, this national park covers over a million acres…
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11 Best Brunches in Southern California

Everyone loves breakfast food. Who could resist creme fraiche-topped stuffed French toast or juicy, crispy bacon atop a fried egg skillet? But when you’re on vacation, sometimes it takes too much energy to get out of bed before ten. Not to worry though, that’s what brunch is for, especially on the weekends. When your group…
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Where to Stay, Play, and Eat in San Diego

The beautiful sun-soaked city of San Diego is not only nestled invitingly between Los Angeles and Mexico but attracts vacationers for its luxury accommodations, first-class attractions, good eats, and gorgeous beaches. The sun shines perpetually on this southern California gem, so perhaps it’s time for you to make your way out West and see what…
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