Flock to the Rock

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Flock to the Rock to enjoy the beauty and majesty of the Starved Rock State Park area.  The park was voted the number 1 attraction in Illinois, and is surrounded with great stores, amazing dining, and even majestic wildlife.
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Douthat State Park – Douthat Lake

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A traditional family park since 1936, Douthat is one of the original six Virginia State Parks and was named one of the top 10 state parks in the nation. Nestled in the Allegheny Mountains amid some of Virginia’s most breathtaking mountain scenery, visitors enjoy a 50-acre lake stocked with trout, 4 miles of stream fishing, a sandy swimming beach with snack bar, boat rentals, cabins, and more than 43 miles of hiking, mountain biking and bridle trails. Plus, there are playgrounds, an amphitheater, picnic areas, tent and trailer camping, and a restaurant overlooking the lake. Douthat State Park, along with the other 37 Virginia State Parks, is a perfect place to view beautiful fall foliage. For more details go to: dcr.virginia.gov

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Explore the Scenic Snowy Range Byway

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Discover Wyoming’s scenic Snowy Range Byway. This drive offers countless opportunities for outdoor adventures and includes many chances to view wildlife, foliage, high alpine lakes, and a variety of ecosystems that are teeming with life. Activities include camping, fishing, hiking, biking, climbing, wildlife viewing, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, and more. Lodging options are available nearby for travelers. For more information, visit our website to begin planning your trip today.

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Experience the Sights & Sounds of the Sandhill Cranes

Start planning your trip to experience the most amazing rock concert along the Platte River. From mid-February to early-April, over 600,000 Sandhill Cranes converge on the river near Kearney, Nebraska, making it one of Earth’s greatest migrations. Book a blind along the river, or check out our public viewing areas.

Make the most of your stay and take a look at our local attractions, restaurants and places to stay at:
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See How Gulf County, FL Inspires Master Photographer David Sussman

Find Out How Gulf County, Florida Inspires Master Photographer David Sussman.

Sussman has been a photographer since the 1970’s. He has received numerous professional photography awards including Kodak’s Industrial Challenge Award, Epcots Professional Photographers showcase and Professional Photographers of America Showcase.

“What I enjoy most is coming into an environment like here at the Dead Lakes which allows me to shoot wildlife and scenics” says Sussman. “There is just something special about this area.”

“You immediately get the feeling that you have country, waterways and the beach” explains Sussman of his first visit to Gulf County.

Sussman enjoys many areas of Gulf County for his scenic and wildlife shoots but he visits St. Joseph Peninsula when it comes to shooting sunsets. “Gulf County, what a wonderful adventure and a great place to be.” Discover more.

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