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7:49 AM / Saturday July 4, 2020

Travel

Kristy and Sharon’s excellent Philadelphia adventure

January 31, 2011

When I first learned that two friends were attending a conference in Philadelphia I immediately began to plan a tour for them that would show them everything the city has to offer. My plan was for trekking around the historic district and visiting all the main sites.

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Palm Beach County, “Life Like it’s Golden”

January 21, 2011

A Palm Beach County vacation provides an unparalleled opportunity to immerse yourself in the good life and the key component of your quest to “walk on the luxurious side” is your choice of accommodations. There are a plethora of opulent hotels…

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Central Pennsylvania’s Civil War Trails

January 16, 2011

Pennsylvania was second only to Ohio in the sheer number of UGRR routes that ran across the state. Franklin County, named in honor of Benjamin Franklin, is close to the Mason Dixon Line and, because of its mountainous terrain filled with woodlands and caves, contained one of the main UGRR routes.

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Central Pennsylvania’s Civil War Trails

January 9, 2011

Just as Pennsylvania played a definitive role in the founding of our nation so too would it prove pivotal in the War Between the States. When the Civil War began both sides believed that it would last only a few months and the country would then return to a new “normal.”

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Living With the President

January 3, 2011

The American Revolution unofficially ended in 1781 when Cornwallis surrendered at Yorktown. It officially ended when George III declared a Proclamation of Cessation of Hostilities in February of 1783 and then signed the Treaty of Paris seven months later…

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Mellow out in Miami

December 23, 2010

Miami is like a comfortable old friend with a new attitude. You have to see it to believe it. Several non-stop flights leave from Philadelphia daily. You can leave in the morning and sip mojitos by the bay in the afternoon.

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Meet Mobile

December 19, 2010

Mobile, situated on the Gulf of Mexico where the Mobile River and Mobile Bay meet, after 1200-years, continues to be a destination for the traveler in search of a stimulating and eclectic vacation.

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History’s Crossroad: Corinth, Mississippi

December 5, 2010

It offers much more than Civil War history but no matter whether you are an outdoor enthusiast, shopping in the eclectic stores in the downtown area or dining in some of the areas truly special eateries, you should start with a trip to the Corinth Tourism Office.

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The Real OC

November 28, 2010

Orange County, California is ideally situated south of LA, north of San Diego and on the shore of the Pacific Ocean and boasts a near perfect Mediterranean climate. It was “discovered” thousands of years ago by people who migrated across the Bering Strait and then south into what is now California.

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