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  • Midwest Scenic Train Rides for the Family to Enjoy

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    The Midwestern United States has several scenic train trips for a vacationing family to enjoy. Each train ride is special in its own way and showcases the history or landscape of a region.

    Come aboard these scenic trains when you are visiting the Midwestern United States.

    Lumberjack Steam Train

    Lumberjack Steam Train, Laona,

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  • Eating for Free at Walt Disney World

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    Walt Disney World is offering free dining. How exactly does this work? Is this a good deal? Compare free dining to other offers to see how much you would or would not save.

    Disney is offering one of the most sought after promotions of the year: Free Dining.  But what

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  • How to Do Washington, DC in One Day

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    On a rainy spring Saturday, we did a whirlwind tour of the “must see” sites and had a wonderful time.

    First time visitors to Washington, D.C. will inevitably discover that there is more to see and do in this great city than their schedules can possibly allow.  Indeed, the city

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  • Marblehead, Massachusetts: A Picturesque and Historic Treasure Close to Boston

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    The sea which had once been their livelihood is now their playground.

    Marblehead, a Massachusetts town 18 miles north of Boston, has been shaped by its relationship with the Atlantic Ocean from its founding in the seventeenth century up to this very day. The town is a peninsula jutting out

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  • Most Beautiful Waterfalls in Minnesota

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    Minnesota is known as “The Land of Lakes” but it has its share of beautiful and scenic waterfalls.

    In the Dakota Sioux language Minnesota is the word for “w

    ater” and while Minnesota is better known for its 10,000 lakes it does have some very nice waterfalls primarily along its

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  • South Florida

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    If you're thinking about a vacation to Florida, try visiting places like the Florida Keys and Miami.

    One of the best places to visit over in that “red state” and no longer run by lil' brother are the Florida Keys. It's a breathtakingly scenic drive due south along the Overseas

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  • The East Bay’s Vintage Movie Theatres

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    Elmwood Theatre at Night

    Elmwood Theatre at Night, photo by JoeInSouthernCA

    Back in the day, practically every main street in America had its own little piece of Hollywood. Before television, the internet, and smart phones, glamorous single screen movie theatres were a dime a dozen. Now few and far between, these vestiges of the …

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  • A farm in the city—Atlanta’s East Lake builds an urban farm

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    East Lake is upping the ante on unique additions to a neighborhood. This community is known in Atlanta as being an up-and-coming neighborhood for young couples and families—a perfect location for those wanting to be in-town without the high price tag. In recent years, this neighborhood has added a few …

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  • YouTube TV

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    YouTube TV is a paid membership

    It also includes DVR without storage space limits. In this video we'll show you how to sign up and customize YouTube TV. To sign up for YouTube TV
    from your computer, visit tv.youtube.com and click on TRY IT FREE to begin the free trial. …

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  • Wonders in the World of Nature

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    Nature is a miraculous creation that accommodates some unusual and wondrous sights occurring in the framework of the whole universe.
    This is a mysterious creature found living in the flowing glacier in Hokkaido, Japan. This creature survives at the temperature of minus two. It is a type of plankton. It …

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  • Family Fun in Seattle on a Budget

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    See Seattle without breaking the bank.

    Having family fun in Seattle on a budget.

    You're planning a family trip to Seattle and you want the most entertainment for your dollar. Who do you ask for ideas? Locals, of course. Here's a local's list of fun things to do and ways

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  • Cawker City, Kansas: Home of the World’s Largest Ball of Twine

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    The granddaddy of all roadside attractions, and the town it calls home, provide the backdrop for an unexpected dose of long forgotten Americana.

    In my many travels across these United States, I have come to the conclusion that there are five landmarks every good American traveler must visit: Mount Rushmore, …

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  • Best Places to Kiss in San Francisco

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    The time is approaching for couples to celebrate the sweet holiday of St. Valentine’s Day. Though each and every day should be special with the one you love, Valentine’s Day is the one day each year which should be even better!

    San Francisco or as the locals would call it, …

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  • Bestbuy.com for traveler

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    Best Buy is the most well known family of electronics housed and living under one roof. Best Buy is a one-stop shop for digital cameras, DVD players, Garmin gps, TV's, laptops and much more. In the field of electronics and accessories, Best Buy is the clear leader in popular brand …

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  • What is Budget Rent A Car?

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    Budget Rent A Car has 800 car rental offices in the US, in different states. Headquartered in New Jersey, the brand offers customers affordable rentals on cars and vans. Internationally, the company not only owns several locations but also has 2,000 additional franchises. Customers can choose from a wide range …

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  • Sephora Travel Kits

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    Once a girl discovers the makeup brand they rely on, the one that enhances their natural beauty and instills confidence, there is rarely any turning back. You can buy your favorite fragrances, cosmetics, skincare, hair care, and bath and body products, or try something entirely new. Maybe you haven't discovered …

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  • Five Places to Visit in California That You Might Not Have Considered

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    Since Europe has become unaffordable for most travelers, where will Americans be traveling here, in the USA for the foreseeable future?

    There are a lot of sad faces around the US right now. I am one of them. We are those who love to travel to Europe. Paris is my …

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  • 10 Things to Do in New York City for Under $25

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    New York is one of the most exciting destinations in the world, with a wealth of things to see and do for every kind of traveler. While some parts may be pricey, backpackers on a budget will find that much of this popular city can actually be experienced for under

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  • Sweet, Sweet Newbury Street: A Chocolate Tour in Back Bay

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    Boston sights, the Freedom Trail, historical nabe walks, and harbor tours come to mind. Yawn, right? Luckily, I’ve found a tour with a sweet edge for those of us that are curious and hungry: The Boston Chocolate Walking Tour Company.

    While the company offers several tour routes, I chose Back

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  • Lessons From Your Neighborhood Dive Bar

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    Objectively speaking, there’s not much to love about dive bars—most are dingy, dark and have a lousy drink selection. But you can’t help but fall for them, not just for the dollar drafts and the free popcorn, but because it’s your neighborhood bar, your place to kick your feet up
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  • Best of Ocean City, Maryland

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    Grab your trunks and let's hit the beach. Here are my picks for the best of what Ocean City, Maryland, has to offer.

    As summer rolls into full swing and a weekend approaches, a sleepy coast town of just over 7,000 people swells in size to well over a quarter …

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