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Feel Like the Irish if Only For A Day at This Festival in Huntersville, NC

With 35 million people of Irish descent living in the United States Irish is the second-most common ancestry among Americans followed closely by Germany and pretty much everyone you meet would claim that their grandparents came from the westernmost country in the British Isles. So it is no wonder that every March when St. Patrick Day’s approaches everyone wants to […]

Pennsylvania

Discover “The World’s Greatest Indoor Miniature Village” Showcasing 200 Years of American History

Pennsylvania, one of the original 13 colonies of the United States, is known for many things, from its forests, the largest Amish population in the country, to its major cities and as the chocolate capital of the world.  Did you know however that here in a small town is where you can find the world’s greatest experience and interactive panorama […]

Tennessee

Plan Your Visit To The Tallest Underground Waterfall in the United States

The series of underground cascading waterfalls totaling 145-foot in Lookout Mountain located near Chattanooga, Tennessee known as Ruby Falls is estimated to be 30 million years old and is the tallest underground waterfall open to the public in the United States. For millions of years caves have been inhabited, explored and documented and played huge role in the life of […]

Travel, Virginia

Save Yourself a Trip to England and Visit This Replica of Stonehenge Located in Virginia

With a history dating back 4,500 years Stonehenge has many different meanings to people today. Some see it as a wonder of the world, other search a spiritual peace here and to most it is a source of inspiration. But no one can deny that the Stone Circle is a masterpiece of engineering, and building it would have taken huge […]

Blue Ridge, Hikes, Travel, Virginia

The Oldest Tourist Destination in the United States is Located Right Here in Virginia

Back in 1774 for the small fee of 20 shillings, Thomas Jefferson purchased the Natural Bridge and 157 surrounding acres from King George III, built a two-room cabin on the property as a retreat for himself and his guests, making Virginia’s Natural Bridge one of the oldest tourist destinations in the United States. He described the bridge as “the most […]

Travel

A Little More Than a Quarter Mile Hike in Massachusetts Leads to Marvelous Views of Five States

With over 1,000 conserved acres The Phelon Memorial Forest or as locals call it Blueberry Hill, is the second largest New England Forestry Foundation’s community forest right behind Hersey Mountain in New Hampshire. As Russell E. Phelon (the generous investor who gave this property to the Foundation in 1984) wanted it, The Forest Foundation manages the forest for timber while […]