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Revolution in the Lehigh Valley

May 13, 2012

Lehigh Valley was considered the frontier and as such it was a place for those with an independent nature and a sense of self-reliance. This year the valley is celebrating the 200th anniversary of its settlement and it continues to be a place with a remarkable culture…

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Pocohanne, part two

May 6, 2012

The only real question regarding a vacation in the Poconos is when to go because each season has something special to offer and the scenery is always spectacular. The 2,400-sq. mile Pocono Mountain region is made up of four counties, Carbon, Monroe, Pike and Wayne, in northeast Pennsylvania.

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Budget-friendly honeymoon destinations

April 23, 2012

After stressing out over the wedding location, the food, the guest list, the dress, the hair, the colors, the music and making five seating charts, your reward is to be whisked away for the best vacation of your life with your new better half.

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Maryland and the War of 1812 (Part One)

April 15, 2012

Maryland, named in honor of King Charles I’s queen Henrietta Maria, became the sixth of the 13 original colonies in 1634. It achieved its nickname, “The Old Line State,” during the American Revolution from Washington himself.

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April 9, 2012

The 2,400-sq. mile Pocono Mountain region is made up of four counties, Carbon, Monroe, Pike and Wayne, in northeastern Pennsylvania. There are hundreds of lakes, 261-miles of trails and numerous nationally recognized sites and parks.

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Uniquely Manhattan!

April 2, 2012

Spring is the time when people begin to travel and to plan their summer trips and no matter what your income level everyone’s goal is that special vacation that will linger in the memory and bring a smile long after you have returned home

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Bardstown’s Kentucky Spirit

March 26, 2012

A great way to end your time in Bardstown is to take a ride on My Old Kentucky Dinner Train. You have a gourmet meal in elegantly restored 1940’s railcars as you take a 90-minute train ride. The train travels 22-miles pass glorious vistas of Bourbon Country. This is another of Bardstown’s singular experiences.

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Louisville’s Kentucky Spirit

March 15, 2012

Kentucky’s pride rest on its spirits, be they internationally renowned bourbons or the unique essence of its people. The name probably comes from the Iroquois “Ken-tah-ten,” meaning “land of tomorrow,” a very appropriate name to the pioneers who first settled in this portion of what was then Virginia.

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