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Great American road trips for fall foliage

October 23, 2011

Yes, fall is here. And that means the trees are beginning their yearly transformation into blazing glory. And what better way to enjoy the show than to hop in the car, roll down the windows, and let the beautiful sights coast by. Here are the top scenic drives to see those vibrant leaves…

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Oklahoma City, Linger With the Legendary (Part One)

October 15, 2011

No state capitol is more filled with art that is visually stunning, representative of its multiculturalism and reflective of its history than that of the state of Oklahoma. A visitor could explore this one edifice in depth for days but there is a great deal more in the state and Oklahoma City, its capitol, which must be seen.

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LBJ’s Land of the Long Horizon

October 10, 2011

Vice President Lyndon Baines Johnson became the 36th President of the United States immediately after the assassination of John F. Kennedy on November 22,1963 at 12:30 PM in Dallas, Texas. He was sworn in aboard Air Force One at 2:38 PM.

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The Pacific War Museum

October 2, 2011

The most recent addition to the list of reasons to visit Fredericksburg, Texas is the National Museum of the Pacific War. The museum is outstanding and is the keystone of an array of attractions and accommodations that are both unique and add an experiential element to the visit.

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Fredericksburg, Texas, portal to the high country

September 23, 2011

Many Americans were first introduced to Texas Hill Country during Lyndon Johnson’s administration. His love of this land was infectious and suddenly people were caught up with the unbridled beauty of its rolling hills and visually stunning fields of wildflowers.

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Seeing the elephant

September 8, 2011

Legend has it that in the early 19th century, when circuses announced their presence with a grand parade through town including the elephants, a farmer heard their eerie roar coming from a town close by. Having never seen them in the flesh…

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Cincinnati makes it happen!

September 4, 2011

Cincinnati has always been a city of industry and has consistently been able to remake itself throughout the years. Early on it was an important staging point for expeditions and settlements westward. River commerce boomed after 1812 and by the 1830s it was referred to as Porkopolis because…

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Day of the Dreamer

August 28, 2011

On Sunday, August 28, 2011 the long-awaited dedication of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial will take place on the National Mall in West Potomac Park beginning at 11 AM. The ceremony will be book-ended by pre and post concerts at 10 AM and 2 PM.

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