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Charleston, which dates back to 1670, is known for its history, architecture, churches, culture, friendliness, Southern charm, and food. It’s no wonder the South Carolina town was named the Best Small City in America in Conde Nast Traveler’s Readers’ Choice Awards for 2022! 

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Rocky Gap Casino Resort, a AAA Four Diamond Hotel nestled in the Appalachian Mountains with lakeside views, offers an award-winning golf course, a variety of restaurants for all occasions, outdoor activities, a high-energy casino, and luxurious amenities, all set to the natural beauty of Roc…

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The holiday gift-giving season is upon us, and now is the time to make your list and check it twice! Does this realization catapult your mind into panic mode? Not to worry, the Maryland Office of Tourism has unwrapped a list of gift ideas sure to produce warm, fuzzy feelings for both the gif…

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Located in the mountains of Western Maryland, Wisp Resort is the one-stop shop for all winter activities, attracting snow-sport enthusiasts from all over the Mid-Atlantic to its variety of slopes, its cozy lodge, and family-friendly festivities all season long. Even for folks who prefer the …

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Wintergreen Resort, just three hours from Washington D.C., promises you snow—and all the excitement that comes with it. The four-season mountain paradise is nestled in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains and is known to have some of the best skiing on the East Coast. With 26 slopes and tra…

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The Poconos brings winter enthusiasts to six ski resorts in northeastern Pennsylvania, and one boasts the highest vertical in the state. That's Blue Mountain Resort, with more than 1,087 feet of vertical. Blue Mountain also takes the size prize with 171 skiable acres.

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The Laurel Highlands region of southwestern Pennsylvania is packed with winter fun. The area's four resorts attract big numbers of skiers and snowboarders of all levels. And don't forget the kids who enjoy tubing downhill. 

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Perhaps nothing is more peaceful than snow falling gently in “Almost Heaven” West Virginia. Especially in Tucker County. Located west of the Eastern Continental Divide, winter here starts earlier, lasts longer, and has gobs more snow than in Washington, D.C., or Baltimore. 

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Holiday celebrations are under way all over the country, including Southwest Virginia, where the culture of Appalachia is ever-present. Main Street decorations, markets offering homemade crafts and foods, parades featuring local bands and community groups, special concerts and theatrical pro…

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Parents often find it daunting when a young daughter or son starts using words like brontosaurus, triceratops, or even Cretaceous! Fortunately, the Chesapeake region has several locales where families facing “dinosaur fever” can find some hands-on paleontology.

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Gettysburg’s newest historical attraction, created by the Adams County Historical Society, is coming in April 2023. Pushing the boundaries of a traditional museum experience, the Beyond the Battle museum features Gettysburg’s rarest artifacts and the latest media and special-effects technolo…

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When it comes to making the holidays bright, the city of Indiana has a head start on the competition. Located east of Pittsburgh, this Pennsylvania city is not only the “Christmas Tree Capital of the World,” but it’s also the hometown of Jimmy (think “George Bailey”) Stewart. For the rest of…

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The Virginia’s Crossroads region, located in the south-central part of the state, is well known for its beautiful countryside, charming small towns, historical importance, and old-fashioned hospitality. And perhaps the best time to check out all of the area’s attributes is during the holiday…

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Charleston, which dates back to 1670, is known for its history, architecture, churches, culture, friendliness, Southern charm, and food. It’s no wonder the South Carolina town was named the Best Small City in America in Conde Nast Traveler’s Readers’ Choice Awards for 2022! 

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Rocky Gap Casino Resort, a AAA Four Diamond Hotel nestled in the Appalachian Mountains with lakeside views, offers an award-winning golf course, a variety of restaurants for all occasions, outdoor activities, a high-energy casino, and luxurious amenities, all set to the natural beauty of Roc…

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The holiday gift-giving season is upon us, and now is the time to make your list and check it twice! Does this realization catapult your mind into panic mode? Not to worry, the Maryland Office of Tourism has unwrapped a list of gift ideas sure to produce warm, fuzzy feelings for both the gif…

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Located in the mountains of Western Maryland, Wisp Resort is the one-stop shop for all winter activities, attracting snow-sport enthusiasts from all over the Mid-Atlantic to its variety of slopes, its cozy lodge, and family-friendly festivities all season long. Even for folks who prefer the …

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Wintergreen Resort, just three hours from Washington D.C., promises you snow—and all the excitement that comes with it. The four-season mountain paradise is nestled in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains and is known to have some of the best skiing on the East Coast. With 26 slopes and tra…

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The Poconos brings winter enthusiasts to six ski resorts in northeastern Pennsylvania, and one boasts the highest vertical in the state. That's Blue Mountain Resort, with more than 1,087 feet of vertical. Blue Mountain also takes the size prize with 171 skiable acres.

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The Laurel Highlands region of southwestern Pennsylvania is packed with winter fun. The area's four resorts attract big numbers of skiers and snowboarders of all levels. And don't forget the kids who enjoy tubing downhill. 

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Perhaps nothing is more peaceful than snow falling gently in “Almost Heaven” West Virginia. Especially in Tucker County. Located west of the Eastern Continental Divide, winter here starts earlier, lasts longer, and has gobs more snow than in Washington, D.C., or Baltimore. 

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Holiday celebrations are under way all over the country, including Southwest Virginia, where the culture of Appalachia is ever-present. Main Street decorations, markets offering homemade crafts and foods, parades featuring local bands and community groups, special concerts and theatrical pro…

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Parents often find it daunting when a young daughter or son starts using words like brontosaurus, triceratops, or even Cretaceous! Fortunately, the Chesapeake region has several locales where families facing “dinosaur fever” can find some hands-on paleontology.

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Gettysburg’s newest historical attraction, created by the Adams County Historical Society, is coming in April 2023. Pushing the boundaries of a traditional museum experience, the Beyond the Battle museum features Gettysburg’s rarest artifacts and the latest media and special-effects technolo…

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When it comes to making the holidays bright, the city of Indiana has a head start on the competition. Located east of Pittsburgh, this Pennsylvania city is not only the “Christmas Tree Capital of the World,” but it’s also the hometown of Jimmy (think “George Bailey”) Stewart. For the rest of…

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The Virginia’s Crossroads region, located in the south-central part of the state, is well known for its beautiful countryside, charming small towns, historical importance, and old-fashioned hospitality. And perhaps the best time to check out all of the area’s attributes is during the holiday…

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Looking for an indoor activity the whole family will love? The Mid-Atlantic is home to countless caves, about 20 of which welcome visitors with tours and special events. From stalactites to stalagmites and everything in between, here’s a roundup of our favorite commercial show caves in the region.

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Sign up for the EAT. DRINK. LOVE. Pass—a mobile passport that connects you with local producers of craft spirits, wine, cider, and beer, as well as the most LOVED places and spaces in Nelson County. The pass awards prizes for different numbers of check-ins.

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For a breathtaking botanical experience, discover autumn in the heart of America’s Garden Capital: Chester County’s vibrant Brandywine Valley. Nestled in the countryside near Philadelphia, the Brandywine Valley is a charming destination, home to the highest concentration of gardens in the nation.

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From the bellowing locomotive to the little red caboose, few things have captured the American imagination quite as much as its railroading past. Pennsylvania was at the forefront of rail history, so it should come as no surprise that the Keystone State has a number of opportunities for seei…

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There’s more than one reason to plan an autumn visit to Altoona: With plenty to do and see, there are multiple options, both indoors and outdoors, cultural and recreational, historic and just plain fun. Best of all, what makes many of the attractions in this Central Pennsylvania city so appe…

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Fall is the perfect time to head to the mountains! Bedford has more mileage along the Blue Ridge Parkway than any county in Virginia, making it the perfect place for a scenic drive. With multiple exits from the Parkway, it is easy to explore local wineries, orchards, and trails for hiking, b…

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Escape the stress of everyday life and retreat to some of West Virginia’s most beautiful mountain towns. Discover the peace you need with a fall getaway full of relaxation. Our scenic landscapes with few distractions provide the perfect places to travel solo. Time spent alone in Almost Heave…

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The state of Alaska seems to make everyone’s bucket list. For many travelers, Alaska is the trip of a lifetime that requires time, effort, and money. For others, it is a grand way to celebrate a life achievement such as graduation, a wedding, a family reunion, or retirement. Most travelers, …

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Fall in West Virginia is Almost Heaven. It’s the time when our mountainous landscapes shine, covered in the warmest hues of yellow, orange, and red.

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Visit Nelson County like a local. Sign up for the EAT. DRINK. LOVE. Pass, a mobile passport that will take you to the local eateries and producers of craft spirits, wine, cider, and beer, as well as the most LOVEd places and spaces in Nelson County. The pass awards prizes for different numbe…

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There’s nothing like fall in Western Maryland; the air is crisp, the nights are cool, and the leaves are bursting with color. It’s the perfect time to take a road trip and spend some time leaf-peeping, partaking of the fall harvest at local food stands, or enjoying some hiking or biking thro…

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The steep mountains and deep valleys of Elk and Cameron Counties make up Pennsylvania’s Wild Elk Country. Pennsylvania’s Great Outdoors region is home to a herd, now numbering nearly 1,400 majestic creatures. 

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Tired of driving in the city and need to stretch your legs? Want to enjoy nature, shopping, and dining all in one place? Warsaw in the Northern Neck of Virginia has it all, and we’re excited to share a sample of what the perfect day could look like. 

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Just when you thought summertime was over, the scenic beaches of the Brunswick Islands of North Carolina continue to beckon sunlovers. With September air temperatures in the 80s (and in the upper 70s in October), “It still feels like summer here,” according to Mitzi York, executive director …

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Are you a gearhead? Or do you prefer machines that fly? Does riding the rails conjure images of days gone by? No matter your favorite mode of travel, Spotsylvania County, Virginia, is a great place to explore modes of transportation—planes, trains, and automobiles. 

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Garrett County and its centerpiece, Deep Creek Lake, are year-round destinations, for sure. But for those of us who love crisp country air, splendid mountain scenery, and the colors of Mother Nature’s paintbrush, autumn is the region’s most beautiful season.

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The Lost Colony, America’s longest-running outdoor drama—now in its 85th year—is a gripping tale about a band of 117 English settlers who braved the perils of the Atlantic Ocean and attempted to start a new life in the hostile environment of the Outer Banks of North Carolina. 

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The Clarion River meanders through the narrow valleys and hardwood forests of Pennsylvania’s Great Outdoors region for 110 miles, flowing from Johnsonburg through the Cook Forest and then Clarion before ultimately joining the Allegheny River near the resort town of Foxburg.

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Nelson County will celebrate its Dark Skies from June 21 through December 31, 2022. Residents and visitors are encouraged to tap into their inner astronomer and admire the breathtaking views of these stargazing destinations. Virginia Tourism Corporation helped fund and promote this new way t…

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Celebrate summer with an exciting escape to the Mountain State. Planning your trip a bit last minute? Beat the heat, relax, and cool off in our Almost Heaven atmosphere or adventure and play all day long; it’s up to you. From amazing places to stay to thrilling things to do, we have all you …