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Hotels in York, Maine

York, Maine, is a beautiful place to visit any time of year.tree on maine coast image by John-Luc Metz from Fotolia.comYork, Maine, comprises four villages: York Village, York Harbor, York Beach and Neddick, according to the town's website. These villages are home to Nubble Point...

Hotels Near Bryce Canyon National Park

Enjoy the beauty of Bryce Canyon.bryce canyon image by Mariusz Blach from Fotolia.comBryce Canyon is in southwestern Utah and became a national park in 1923. The canyon is a natural amphitheater, and its most distinctive features are the orange and white rocks and soaring pinnacles known...

Hotels in Old Sacramento, California

Historic buildings abound in Old Sacramentoold sacramento image by Greg Pickens from Fotolia.comHistory, museums, shopping and dinning -- these are just some of the things that Old Sacramento has to offer. This 28-acre National Historic District and State Historic Park is situated on the...

RV Parks in Eureka, California

The seat of Humboldt County, Eureka, California, is home to a full service marina, the area's only shopping mall and a historic Victorian downtown full of shops and restaurants. The area is surrounded by the rugged beauty of the northern California coastline and the ancient redwood...

Places to Stay in York Beach, Maine

York Beach is a quaint seaside town on the rocky coast of Maine, 44 miles from Portland and 70 miles from Boston. York Beach features a carousel and arcades for family entertainment, but its primary attraction are the miles of sandy beaches, with Nubble Light off in the distance. York also boasts Ma

Hotels With a Bar in or near Marble Falls, Texas

Marble Falls was founded in 1887 in the heart of Texas Hill Country. Situated right on the Colorado River, Marble Falls is on the shores of Lake Marble Falls in the Highland Lakes region and provides access to numerous outdoor activities. In addition, Marble Falls is only 45 miles...

Tiki Bars in New Hampshire

New Hampshire offers tiki-style dining and drinking establishments.tiki bar image by Kelly Kane from Fotolia.comTiki bars are Polynesian-themed establishments designed to typically include tropical decorations such as palm trees, surfboards, netting and tiki torches. Tiki bars create a...

Kingwood, Texas, Events

Kingwood, Texas, is a planned community about 30 miles north of Houston. As of 2005, its population was about 65,000. Kingwood also is referred to as the "Livable Forest" because there are more than 500 acres of parks and wildlife preserves within the community. Residents and visitors can...

Hotels near Rosendale, New York

The charming small town of Rosendale, NY is home to many attractions, including a historic main street full of refurbished old buildings. A favorite place in the area is the Rosendale Theatre, a one-screen, old fashioned movie theatre complete with vintage concession machines. Hungry visitors to the

Hotels Near Rectortown, Virginia

Rectortown, Virginia is located in Northern Virginia in Fauquier County. This area is well known for its Civil War battlefields, more than 20 wineries and vineyards parks, museums, and equine industry. It's located about 22 miles from Dulles International Airport and just an hour's drive from Washin

Striped Tail Scorpion

The Striped Tail scorpion is found all over Arizona. This scorpion is venomous but not lethal. See a picture of a striped-tail scorpion.


Roller derby is a full contact sport, and falling on the hard track has to hurt. We witnessed some pretty brutal falls and collisions during the first of two 30-minute halves. I'll bet playing roller derby makes these women appreciate their day jobs.

Free Activities in Chicago

Chicago is the main metropolitan center of the American Midwest. From towering skyscrapers to storied sports teams to mounds of deep dish style pizza, Chicago is a city of many must-see attractions. Of particular note are the multitude of free activities and attractions offered in Chicago. Depending

Magazine Street Restaurants

When you're in New Orleans a great way to spend a day is shopping on Magazine Street. There are six mlles of great shops and restaurants.

Adirondack Hunting Properties

The Adirondacks Park is one of the largest natural regions remaining in the United States. Located in upstate New York, it is 6 million acres of pure virgin, unmolested land. In this uninterrupted wilderness, you will find trees 100 years old and older, forests that hold a lot of game for hunting, n

Pocono Mountain Lakes Vacations

Enjoy a vacation on the lakes of the Pocono Mountains.Derwent Lake, Keswick, Lake District National Park image by Kryzstofer from Fotolia.comThe Pocono Mountains, located in Northeastern Pennsylvania, offer guests year-round activities for a mountain lake vacation. During the summer,...