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Ice Sculpture Events: Where to See Sculptors Work Their Winter Magic
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Ice Sculpture Events: Where to See Sculptors Work Their Winter Magic

Winter is quickly approaching, and with that come winter events. But if you want to go beyond ice skating, consider checking out ice sculpture festivals and events. Contributing writers Jim and… Read More…

Celebrate Harvest Season: Fall Festivals
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Celebrate Harvest Season: Fall Festivals

It’s harvest season, and that also means harvest and fall festivals. In many cases, it’s not just about eating, it’s about participating! Whether you’re interested in trying farm-fresh apples or crushing… Read More…

Labor Day Weekend Festivals Around the Country
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Labor Day Weekend Festivals Around the Country

Whether you’re hitting the road for Labor Day Weekend or staying close to home, there are festivals you can check out all over the country. This weekend, you can discover… Read More…

Small Town Labor Day Celebrations Across the Country
Family/Kids Travel / Festivals / USA

Small Town Labor Day Celebrations Across the Country

In 1887, Labor Day became an official holiday in the United States to celebrate the contributions workers have made to their country, and to commemorate their achievements. Since that time,… Read More…

America’s Best Small-Town Fourth of July Celebrations
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America’s Best Small-Town Fourth of July Celebrations

New York City, Boston, Philadelphia, and San Francisco are all major cities for spectacular Fourth of July celebrations. But there are small towns all throughout the U.S. that capture the… Read More…

7 Ways to Celebrate the Summer Solstice
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7 Ways to Celebrate the Summer Solstice

The Summer Solstice has long been a day to celebrate. Not only is it the longest day of the year, but it also marks the official beginning of summer. While… Read More…

4 Can’t-Miss Southern Food Festivals
Culinary Travel / Festivals

4 Can’t-Miss Southern Food Festivals

Talk to anyone south of the Mason-Dixon line about Southern food, and chances are, you’ll get a different story depending on who you ask. Southern food can mean anything from… Read More…

2014 Summer Theater Festivals Worth Seeing
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2014 Summer Theater Festivals Worth Seeing

Summer is festival season…but it’s not just about concerts in the park and beer tents. Theater festivals are major summer events, attracting everyone from up-and-coming talent to established playwrights. Whether… Read More…

Beyond Coachella: 5 Music Festivals Across the U.S.
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Beyond Coachella: 5 Music Festivals Across the U.S.

Coachella begins today, unofficially kicking off summer music festival season. While it’s likely that at least one of your favorite bands is playing at Coachella, you may not live nearby… Read More…

Five Cities with Real Christmas Spirit
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Five Cities with Real Christmas Spirit

More than 90 million travelers will hit the road this Christmas, but will their travels lead them to festive Christmas celebrations or just long lines to see Santa at the… Read More…

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What Americans Don’t Get About Oktoberfest

German ex-pat Cathrine Schermann shares what most Americans don’t understand about Oktoberfest and how you can party a bit more like the locals.