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Celtic Festival, Latta Plantation, Huntersville, North Carolina
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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 […]

Dream Lake, Luray Caverns
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What You Need to Know Before Visiting The Biggest Cave Complex in the Eastern United States

  Of the 4000 caves in Virginia, Luray caverns is the most known and most visited one in the state. According to a study done in 2018, more than 500,000 guests visit this popular destination each year. Luray Cave and caverns are located just west of the town of  Luray, Virginia a little over an hour drive from Washington DC, […]

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 […]

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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 […]

Florida, Travel

There is a 60 Year Old Time Capsule Buried in The Capital of Florida State Park

Tallahassee, the State Capital of Florida, is nestled among the rolling hills of northwest Florida and was founded in 1821.  The town became Florida’s capital city in 1824. Located in the center of the eight-county “Big Bend” area and between Pensacola and St. Augustine, the capitals of West Florida and East Florida, Tallahassee is only 20 miles away from the […]

Florida, Pensacola, Travel

Six Ghosts Still Occupy One of the Most Haunted Lighthouses in America

For hundreds of years, Lighthouses have been serving as a navigational aid and warning boats and sailors of dangerous areas. The earliest form of lighthouses was probably a bonfire on a beach, before Egypt build the first lighthouse 2000 years ago. The first lighthouse in America was built in 1716 at the Boston Harbor and called the Boston Light. Soon […]