Archive for Tag Archives: ' Museums'

Gatlinburg, Tennessee: Open for Business 2017

The mountains are calling. You must go. Adults-oriented amusements abound with new additions including “Anakeesta” coming soon. By Hope S. Philbrick Let’s address what may be your first thought: Yes, Gatlinburg, Tennessee suffered wildfires in late [...]

Dollywood: Open For 2017

“If you see someone without a smile, give them yours.” —Dolly Parton Adults-oriented amusements abound, including a new thrill: “Drop Line.” By Hope S. Philbrick A few years ago, before I’d ever set foot in the [...]

South Carolina’s Hammock Coast

The Lowcountry’s best-kept secret. By Hope S. Philbrick Sincere yet playful, beautiful yet authentic, loaded with everything a vacationer needs yet not overrun with tourist attractions: This is South Carolina’s Hammock Coast. Located between Myrtle Beach [...]

American Revolution Museum at Yorktown

Take a modern look at history. By Renée S. Gordon March 23 to April 4, 2017, the Grand Opening of the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown (ARMY) will take place. The museum complex, located within America’s Historic [...]

Harriet Tubman

Understand, Celebrate Her Story in Maryland. By Renée S. Gordon On the 104th anniversary of Harriet Tubman’s death (which was March 10, 1913) Maryland’s Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center opened. She was nearly 95 years [...]

Muhammad Ali Legacy Tour

Louisville, Kentucky is home of a legend. By Renée S. Gordon On January 17, 1942 Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr. was born to Odessa O’Grady and Cassius Clay Sr. He was their firstborn; 18 months later his [...]

Sea Turtle Rescue Follow-Up: Meet Anna Hyatt

Follow a recent rescued loggerhead to the South Carolina Aquarium in Charleston, South Carolina. By Hope S. Philbrick Since I recently helped rescue a loggerhead sea turtle, it seemed fitting to go visit her in the [...]

Old is New in Las Vegas’ Original Downtown

When in Nevada’s most famous city, forego the The Strip and check out these five must-sees in Old Vegas. By Craig Distl Old Vegas is new again. Sin City’s original Downtown, long an afterthought to the [...]

Lake Allatoona Inn

Bed & Breakfast, stables and events in Cartersville, Georgia. By Hope S. Philbrick An orange tabby cat greeted me at the front door of Lake Allatoona Inn. I adore cats, especially friendly orange ones, and bent [...]

South Dakota’s I-29 Cultural Corridor

Drive this route for easy access to the state’s art, nature, history and Native American heritage. By Renée S. Gordon South Dakota is replete with sites that are on bucket lists of people around the world. [...]

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