Flock to the Rock

Experience the beauty and majesty of the Starved Rock State Park area. From eagle watching to wine tasting, ice climbing to great restaurants, antiquing and more, a whole world awaits – only 90 minutes from Chicago.

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Visit Pocatello, Idaho for Great Outdoor & Indoor Fun!

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Besides the Museum of Clean, Pocatello, Idaho has easy access to the outdoors all year! For fun indoor or outdoor events, you’ll want to plan a visit to Pocatello!  Amazing outdoor recreation, scenic beauty, and a rich history grace the area. Challenging rock-climbing, world-class mountain bike trails, traditional and disc golf courses and an active Greenway are some of the outdoor offerings located right in Pocatello.

Learn to squeegee at the world’s only Museum of Clean; stand in awe of saber tooth cats and giant prehistoric bison at the Idaho Museum of Natural History, or see Native American and pioneer history come alive at the life-size Fort Hall Replica and Bannock County Historical Museum. Float the lazy river at the aquatic center; enjoy strolling through the historic architecture in Old Town Pocatello; or see Grizzlies, Cougars, Bison and the other native species of Yellowstone up-close at Zoo Idaho.

Pocatello is adjacent to the Fort Hall Indian Reservation where learning about Native American culture at the Sho-Ban Museum is interesting for all ages. Gaming is a popular form of entertainment at the Shone-Bannock Casino Hotel. The dramatic Shoshone Bannock Indian Festival draws thousands of dancers from throughout North America during the 2nd weekend in August and spectators are encouraged to attend.

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Weekend Getaway in Thoroughbred Country

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Be inspired for your next getaway. From exploring local art galleries and specialty shops to tailgating at the race track, Thoroughbred Country offers something new and exciting for everyone in the family. Plan your getaway with trip ideas at tbredcountry.org  

Get Your Kicks on Illinois Route 66

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You can still get your kicks on Route 66. The nostalgia of diners, museums, tourist stops and neon lights are waiting for you in the historic I&M Canal National Heritage Corridor along Illinois Route 66.

From the Route 66 Welcome Center at Joliet Area Historical Museum to the 20 Walldog murals that embrace the city of Pontiac, IL.  Don’t miss local favorites like the two-cell jail in Gardner, IL and the Polk-a-Dot Drive-in in Braidwood, IL.Find all the Route 66 attractions and sites then plan your road trip: HeritageCorridorCVB.com/Route66

The heART of the Alleghany Highlands

Every day the skills of talented artists add great beauty to life in the Alleghany Highlands. From quilters to blacksmiths, potters to performers, all kinds of artists and craftsmen fill the downtowns, mountains and valleys with pure joy. A passion for arts and culture amid the backdrop of Virginia’s majestic mountains is part of what makes the Alleghany Highlands of VA #UniquelyAlleghany. Visit the Alleghany Highlands.

 

Yesterday is Preserved for Today in Thoroughbred Country

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Experience four beautiful counties in South Carolina–visit Thoroughbred Country, a place of natural beauty, where yesterday is preserved for today. Explore American history and a shopper’s paradise. Paddle the Edisto River and stroll along the paths of an elegant garden. Savor genuine southern cuisine and rest in a cozy historic inn or bed & breakfast. We’re Way More Than Horses! Plan your vacation: Learn more

Old Car City – Another Georgia Gem in Cartersville!

The world’s largest known classic car junkyard covers 34 acres with six miles of walking trails through more than 4,000 cars on display in all their rusted glory. Additional oddities include the owner’s extensive Styrofoam cup folk art collection and Elvis Presley’s last automobile.

Old Car City USA is open Wednesday-Saturday 9 AM-4 PM. Admission is charged. This must-see attraction is located near Cartersville at 3098 Highway 411 NE, White GA 30184. Call 770-382-6141.

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2019 Joliet Area Restaurant Week

Plan now to enjoy the 2019 Joliet Area Restaurant Week. With over 30 eateries offering culinary creativity there’s something for every palate and every wallet. The event takes place February 1-13 and 15-17 throughout the Joliet, Illinois area. Find out more about this celebration of flavor, including a list of participating restaurants at jolietrestaurantweek.com

 

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