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Kentucky features picturesque mountain scenery accented by waterways weaving in and out of the countryside. Kentucky Lake may be the state's largest fishing hole, covering 160,300 acres. Inlets and bays connect to the lake, and together they are an angler's paradise. They contain catfish, rockfish, crappie, bluegill and bass. Log cabin resorts place you right next to popular fishing holes and help you plan your fishing trips. Select resorts provide Kentucky fishing licenses.
Mark Twain is the pen name for Samuel Clemens. The Mark Twain House and Museum in Hartford, Connecticut, was his home until 1891. Entrance to the house is by guided tour only. As of time of publication, fees to tour the home are $14 for senior citizens, $16 for adults and $10 for children. The servants' quarters are a separate tour, and tickets are $4 if purchased with the main admission, or $6 as a separate tour. Parking is free.
Tourists looking to discover the rich cattle and ranching history of Texas would do well to visit Dalhart, the former site of the legendary XIT ranch and the gateway to the Colorado Rockies. Located in the Texas Panhandle at the northwest corner of Texas, Dalhart is easily accessible via multiple highways, and provides a variety of activities from fine arts to outdoor recreation.
There's no sport quite like surfing. With nothing but a board, you can ride the waves and experience the power of the ocean. Surfing is also a sport that can take you across the world, from remote Mexican beaches to famous locations in countries like the United States and Australia, where surfing isn't just a sport, but a way of life.
You can add a tour of NBC Studios, one of New York City's most famous entertainment landmarks, to your itinerary for your next trip. NBC Studios has been giving tours of its property since 1933. On the official tour, you can get an insider's view of the NBC Sharp Globe Theater, broadcast operations and the make-up room. You'll even have an opportunity to make your own news and weather program in the high-definition mini-studio.
Michigan is surrounded by four of the five Great Lakes, but relaxing on the beach is not the only reason to visit the state. Hike in some of Michigan's forests or explore the islands off its coast. Learn much about the country's history in Detroit, a city that is gritty, but still retains pockets of charm.
The Clipper Odyssey is a luxury expedition, five-deck vessel that offers cruises around many parts of the globe. This vessel sails under the Bahamian flag. The Clipper Odyssey can accommodate more than 100 guests at a time. Several services are offered to Clipper Odyssey passengers. Construction on the Clipper Odyssey ended in 1989. In 1998, this vessel was refurbished.
The history of Beaufort, South Carolina, dates back to 1711, with the city celebrating its 300th anniversary in 2011. This heritage enables visitors to enjoy a variety of historical attractions in the city. The Civil War and antebellum eras, in particular, come alive, with properties constructed during these times still standing today. Tours of these can provide visitors with a perspective of Beaufort's history.
Salisbury, Maryland, is centrally located in Wicomico County on Maryland's peninsula. The Chesapeake Bay wetlands, and the Wicomico and Nanticoke rivers are nearby. The Atlantic Ocean and Ocean City are a 25-mile drive east on highway 50. One of the best times to visit the area is in mid to late spring, when temperatures are moderate, fish and birds are on the move, gardens and wildflowers are in bloom, and love is in the air.
Pocatello, in the southeastern region of the state, is Idaho's fifth largest city. Because of the city's size and its location along the Oregon Trail in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, it has countless romantic opportunities, whether you enjoy being indoors or outdoors.
Little Rock, originally called "La Petite Roche" by the Europeans who first stumbled across the area, sits in the center of the state along the Arkansas River. Because it's Arkansas' capital, Little Rock is chock full of opportunities for both entertainment and relaxation, from enjoying the amenities of a local bed and breakfast to hiking and biking.
Unlike resort towns like Aspen, Vail and Telluride, Silverton isn't a town that oozes "romantic charm." Silverton attracts bearded, tried-and-true adventure types. However, if you know where to look, you can plan a romantic trip to this scenic mountain town in southwest Colorado.
Bossier City, across the river from Shreveport in northwest Louisiana, is a small city with 65,000 residents. The area features activities and attractions to satisfy travelers with different styles and tastes.
Boise, Idaho's capital, is in the heart of the Treasure Valley surrounded by rolling foothills and mountains. Boise is a place to visit year round -- in the summer the city hosts dozens of outdoor concerts, art festivals and the International Basque Festival, Jaialdi. In the winter the city offers ice-skating and is close to other outdoor winter recreation.
One of the perennial joys of summer is the freedom of the open road. When the weather warms, you can hit the road, windows down and enjoy the sights and attractions of your home state or province. Ontario contains a wealth of places to visit and numerous options for family road trips.
Puerto Aventuras is an upscale community resort area located in the heart of the Mayan Riviera on Mexico's Caribbean coast, approximately 60 miles from Cancun. A flourishing tourist destination, Puerto Aventuras has numerous programs and eco-parks featuring a variety of horseback tour activities. Whether you're after adventure, leisure or family fun, you should be able to find a horseback tour to suit your needs.
Greenville is at the base of the Blue Ridge Mountains, making it a naturally picturesque city for a romantic getaway. Whether you are visiting or live in Greenville and want to feel like you are getting away from it all for the day or the weekend, there are plenty of things to do as a couple in and around Greenville.
Carnival Cruise line bills itself as the world's most popular cruise line with 23 different ships offering cruises ranging from as few as three days up to 16 days in length. The company is a member of the World's Leading Cruise Line alliance which also includes Costa Cruises, Cunard Line, Holland America Line, Princess Cruises and Seabourn Cruise Line. Carnival features cruises from Port Canaveral, Florida.
Evart, Michigan may be tiny, but limited DSL Internet service is available. The village's estimated 1,700 residents have access to DSL through their cable, satellite or phone service providers. Costs vary along with technology, so residents need to be careful and watch for hidden costs. Be aware that some of the best rates are introductory and will expire after a limited about of time.
“Weird Ohio” recommends the Longaberger corporate headquarters and factory in Newark as one of the state’s kooky must-see destinations. The striking structure replicates the Medium Market basket--amplified 160 times the size. In Frazeysburg 20 miles northeast, you can create your own basket at the Longaberger Homestead. Organize a group factory tour with 15 to 50 to receive up to three free gifts. The local hotels near Longaberger offer out-of-the-ordinary lodging that can enhance your trip.