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Illinois’ Starved Rock Country is a winter wonderland, create lifelong memories with amazing views. Just 90 minutes from Chicago. Find out more and plan your visit: FlockToTheRock.com.
Starved Rock Lodge and Conference Center
One Lodge Lane
Oglesby, IL 61348
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Photo of the Week brought to you by: Alleghany Highlands of Virginia
Explore the Alleghany Highlands of Virginia with a scenic road trip through the heart of Virginia’s Mountain Region. There are numerous ways to enjoy all that the Alleghany Highlands has to offer! Many visitors choose to explore on foot, bicycle or horseback on our hundreds of miles of trails. In addition, the unique perspective of paddling in a canoe or kayak on the Alleghany Highlands Blueway is very popular. Others choose to wander the beautiful back roads of a scenic drive, enjoying beautiful mountain vistas, National Historic Monuments and much more along the way. Plan your trip at: Alleghany Highlands of Virginia
Take a tour along the 160-mile Amish Country Byway, to experience a timeless way of life. Scenic views of gorgeous vistas along winding curves and over rolling hills take you to a bygone, filled with cultural and historic treasures. Be sure to browse the handmade delights, try specialty foods and enjoy the slower pace. Learn more at: Amish Country Byway
Find peace and relaxation in the breathtaking naturescapes that Cape County has to offer. You’ll truly be at one with nature in one of our many lovely hiking & biking trails or historic outdoor locations. Get here for your fall escape.
Videos of the Week brought to you by: Thoroughbred Country, South Carolina
Enjoy Thoroughbred Country, South Carolina virtually! Find travel inspiration with videos from some of our regional favorites, such as the Aiken County Historical Museum.
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Video of the Week brought to you by: Natchez Trace
The Natchez Trace National Scenic Byway weaves it’s way 444 miles through the beautiful terrain of Mississippi, Alabama and Tennessee, speaking America’s history. Unwind on a unique journey from Natchez to Nashville.
Plan your trip: scenic trace.com
Video of the Week brought to you by: Visit Pocatello, the Greater Pocatello Convention & Visitor’s Bureau
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.
For more information and to plan your trip go to: visitpocatello.com
Photo of the Week brought to you by: Heritage Corridor Convention & Visitors Bureau
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.
Visit flocktotherock.com for more information.
Photo of the Week brought to you by: Virginia State Parks
Near Mount Rogers and Whitetop Mountain, Virginia’s two highest mountains, Grayson Highlands State Park offers scenic views of alpine-like peaks more than 5,000 feet high. The park offers a visitor center, campgrounds and hiking trails leading to waterfalls and overlooks. Scenic horse trails and a horse camping area with electric and water hookups, stables and parking for trailers are available. The park provides year-round access to the Appalachian Trail and the Virginia Highlands Horse Trail. Find more information and plan your visit at: amroad.net/VAStateParksPOTW