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.
Visit flocktotherock.com for more information.

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Grayson Highlands State Park – View from Rhododendron Trail

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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

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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

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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Peachtree City Wing Cook Off!

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We’re super excited about the Wing King Cook Off coming to Peachtree City’s Drake Field on Aug. 24. Restaurants from throughout the area will have wings for sale with dozens of flavors available! In addition to our judging panel, attendees can vote for their favorite wing in the People’s Choice Award. Even better? There will be live music by local band No Limitz, cornhole and other activities on hand. Alcohol will be available for purchase. #ptcwingfest #wingkingcookoff #getsaucy #ptceats www.visitpeachtreecity.com 

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Connect the Capitals

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Instagram moment?  For sure! Two State Capitol domes in view!  Visit Springfield, Illinois–We’re More Than 1 Day. Learn more and plan your trip at: visitspringfieldillinois.com

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The Great Joliet Prison Break In

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The 2019 Great Joliet Prison Break-In features 70s hit band The Ides of March on stage and more!
Party the night away at this year’s Old Joliet Prison fundraiser August 24. Get more details and your tickets today at: jolietprisom.org

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The Great Joliet Prison Break In

Break into the Old Joliet Prison on August 24, 2019! The Great Joliet Prison Break-In is a fundraiser towards the stabilization and preservation of the historic site through the efforts of the Joliet Area Historical Museum, a 501c3 organization. The night features Chicago’s own The Ides of March, The Nikki Hill Band, Great Moments in Vinyl and Hot Mess. Get your tickets today at JolietPrison.org
For more information, tours and fun facts on this historic site go to: JolietPrison.org

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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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