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Baguio, nicknamed the Summer Capital of the Philippines, attracts domestic and international travelers due to its mixture of urbanization and natural landscapes. Visitors entering the city are greeted with hills covered with pine trees and fragrant flowers. Located 155 miles north of Manila, the city features historic attractions, such as huts dedicated to the indigenous people who lived there prior to development. Visitors stroll downtown or take leisurely walks through Baguio's parks and gardens.
Marinduque, nicknamed "The Heart of the Philippines," is the heart-shaped province located in the geographic center of the country. It boasts a plethora of natural wonders including bays, white sandy beaches and green mountains filled with local wildlife and hidden caverns. The beauty of the Marinduque Province enticed those who want to explore secrets of the area. The province also offers historic and cultural attractions dedicated to their past heroes and sacred events.
While visiting Upper Marlboro, Maryland, you can explore the area's rich history, relax by playing a game of golf or enjoy the attractions at a local theme park. Upper Marlboro is the county seat of Prince George's County and features numerous historical attractions.
Located just off the Appalachian Highway in southwest Ohio, about 60 miles west of Cincinnati, the town of Seaman is home to just over 1,000 people, as of 2009. Along with its modest population, the village is also small in size, covering only one square mile of land. Residents and visitors have several options for things to do in Seaman and the surrounding Adams County towns and villages.
The city of Hoover, Alabama, located just outside the larger city of Birmingham, was initially only home to 410 people. But it has experienced exponential growth in recent years and, as a result, has become a popular residential destination because of a the variety of activities to do in the city. From shopping to dining, visitors will find it easy to stay busy in this Birmingham suburb.
Waveland, Mississippi is located in Hancock County near the southernmost tip of the state, on the coast of the Gulf of Mexico. This city was devastated by hurricane Katrina back in 2005 but residents have built a considerable amount of the city back up since the disaster. This relatively small city hosts a population of just over 6,600 residents. There are many things to do now in Waveland, Mississippi; the city hosts a considerable amount of dining and shopping venues as well as several entertainment options.
Baytown is a city deep in the heart of Texas's oil and gas country. Located southeast of Houston, Baytown has a population of 70,870 people, according to City-Data.com as of this publication. History buffs and golfers will find plenty of fun activities in and around the city. Nature lovers can also find relaxing recreational activities nearby.
Holyoke, Massachusetts, is along the Connecticut River Valley in western Massachusetts. Many people travel to this area to get a taste of traditional New England charm. Holyoke is the birthplace of volleyball, and the Volleyball Hall of Fame is there. Visitors can find other attractions, too.
Seven miles northeast of the Mexican border in the southwestern tip of Texas, the city of McAllen has a population of approximately 132,000, as of 2008. For teens who live in the area or for those who are just visiting, McAllen offers a bustling cultural scene and plenty of outdoor activities.
On nice days, visitors to and residents of Columbia, South Carolina have plenty of cultural, educational and natural outdoor venues to visit as they explore the city. Columbia, the state capital, is located in the center of South Carolina and has a population of approximately 125,000. It is rich in Southern history, especially related to the Civil War.
Camelback Mountain is in Tannersville, Pennsylvania and just a few miles from the New Jersey/Pennsylvania border in the Pocono Mountains. The resort features skiing and snowboarding in winter and an outdoor water park in summer. Because the area bills itself as a tourist destination, visitors will find plenty of activities.
Located across the Red River from Shreverport, Bossier City, Louisiana, is a growing city that houses more than 65,000 residents. Due to its size and location, the city also boasts a number of things to do that make it ideal as both a tourist location and a place to call home.
In 2009, Bloomberg Businessweek named Malden as one of the "Best Places to Raise Your Kids." The city, in eastern Massachussets, offers a variety of attractions that provide visitors of all ages with plenty of things to do. Many of the area's venues incorporate activities that highlight the region's historical significance as an early colonial settlement.
Atkins is a small town located an hour northwest of Little Rock, Arkansas. Although its population is only around 3,000 people, Atkins offers its visitors and residents plenty of activities to keep them busy. Kids, golfers, outdoors people and families can expect to be entertained in this town.
Loveland, just north of Cincinnati in southwestern Ohio off Interstate 275, is affectionately nicknamed the "Valentine City." The natural beauty of its surrounding valleys also earned it the moniker of "Little Switzerland of the Miami Valley." Today, Loveland, Ohio, and its surrounding communities offer year-round activities involving arts, culture, thrill rides, sports and plain old, family-themed fun.
Known for beautiful sunsets, Horizon City, Texas, is less than 20 miles from both El Paso, Texas, and the Mexico border. The town has a population of slightly less than 14,000. December through March is the best time to visit the region if you want to see desert flowers in bloom as well as experience usually warm daytime temperatures and cool nights.
Glenview, Illinois (or South Northfield, North Branch or Oak Glen, as it was known at one time or another since 1833) is a village in the suburbs of Chicago that's home to nearly 50,000 residents. Glenview was the site of a naval air station from 1937 to 1995, but after that was shut down, the area was transformed into homes, golf courses and green space. Visitors to Glenview will find plenty to do
West of the frozen tundra of Lambeau Field, the water slides of Wisconsin Dells and the capital city of Madison lies the small town of Platteville, Wis. Near the Iowa border, Platteville is a quaint location with museums, parks and other family-friendly things to see and do.
Pocono Pines is a small town located in Monroe County, Pa. According to City Data, Pocono Pines has a land area of less than 4 square miles and a very low population density. If you are planning a visit to Pocono Pines, there are many things to see and do. Visitors also may wish to branch out to the tiny town's neighboring areas for sightseeing and activities.
Located in north-central New Jersey about 35 miles west of New York City and about 12 miles northwest of the state's largest city, Newark, is the rustic lake community of Mountain Lakes. According to the Mountain Lakes website, it's a place where rolling hills meet rocky outcroppings. And it's also an area with no shortage of attractions and activities, whether it be in Mountain Lakes itself or in a nearby community.