Photo of the Week brought to you by: Virginia State Parks
Once owned by President Thomas Jefferson, the 215-foot tall Natural Bridge is a limestone gorge carved by Cedar Creek. Natural Bridge State Park is much more than the natural wonder. Beautiful forests, open, rolling meadows, and vistas of surrounding mountains and the James River valley display nature’s splendor. Access these via 6 miles of hiking trails, including the accessible Cedar Creek Trail that leads from the bridge to the Monacan Indian Village and Lace Falls with its 30-foot cascade. Living history programs connect you to the past and explain how people once used the area’s resources for survival and inspiration. Start at the visitor center where you will find exhibits and a gift shop. Find more information and plan your visit: http://www.amroad.net/VAStateParksPOTW
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.
Video of the Week brought to you by: Thoroughbred Country, South Carolina
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
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.
Enjoy two great activities in historic Maeystown, Illinois; the Spring Art Show on March 23-24, 2019, then again on May 5, 2019, for Fruehlingsfest Antique & Garden Show. Each event is free. Find complete details at ILLINOISouth Tourism.
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
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:
Photo of the Week brought to you by: Heritage Corridor Convention and Visitors Bureau
Your invited to the Third Annual Joliet Area Restaurant Week, a celebration of flavor! Try a wide variety of exceptional eateries offering specials and great deals. There’s something for every palate and every wallet. February 1-13 & 15-17, 2019. #JolietAreaRestaurantWeek See participating restaurants and find more details here: Joliet Area Restaurant Week
Video of the Week brought to you by: The Alleghany Highlands Chamber of Commerce and Tourism
Visit the Alleghany Highlands and discover two remarkable & picturesque downtowns, surrounded by the spectacular mountains of Virginia; the City of Covington and the Town of Clifton Forge. Each community is “Uniquely Alleghany” with its own distinct charm, personality friendly people, and history.
Explore both walkable downtown districts to find interesting architecture and magnificent historic buildings. Be delighted by local shops and eateries along with plenty of festivals and special events. Learn more and start planning your trip.
Photo of the Week brought to you by: Heritage Corridor Convention & Visitors Bureau
Voted the Scariest Haunted House in Illinois and 11th Scariest Haunted House in the Nation, HellsGate Haunted House has gotten even scarier in 2018. One word: DRAGONS.
A short drive from Chicago, hidden deep in the woods, HellsGate is a multi-level mansion filled with secret passages, giant slides, ghastly secrets, undead abominations, really nervous groundskeepers and a darkness that the gate can no longer contain! This is not just a haunted house, it’s an adventure!
Since you were a kid, you’ve heard about the haunted house with the giant slide, the one hidden out in the woods, the one where you can win your money back, but you were never able to find it… until now! It’s HellsGate Haunted House in Lockport, IL.
FIND THE KEY AND YOUR TICKET IS FREE!
This Halloween season, don’t just go to any haunted house, go on an adventure! If you are looking for Chicago’s best haunted house, the scariest haunted house in Illinois, then you must travel through the zombie-infested woods and across the Lost Souls Cemetery to find HellsGate Haunted House.