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Best of the West: Road Trip to Small US Towns & Hidden Gems
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Best of the West: Road Trip to Small US Towns & Hidden Gems

Heading into summer road trip season, there’s no better time to get off the radar and away from the big cities. We’re talking about the small towns rich in nature,… Read More…

Slideshow: The Best Spooky Spots for Friday the 13th
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Slideshow: The Best Spooky Spots for Friday the 13th

Embrace all that is spooky this Friday the 13th with a look at some of the eeriest places in the world. Peter’s latest book, The Best Places for Everything, available… Read More…

Slideshow: The Best Places for Boating
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Slideshow: The Best Places for Boating

Summer’s here and if you’re anything like Peter, that means it’s time to get on the water. For Peter, any time that he can get out on the water he… Read More…

The View Spotlights The Best Places for Everything
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The View Spotlights The Best Places for Everything

We all know that vacation time is limited, but a few moments of thinking ahead won’t just change where you go. It will actual change how you think about your… Read More…

Slideshow: The Best Places for Fireworks
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Slideshow: The Best Places for Fireworks

Next Wednesday is July 4, which means barbecues, beach time and, of course, fireworks! The Best Places for Everything, available from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Indiebound and your local bookstore,… Read More…

Slideshow: The Best Places to Pick a Fight
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Slideshow: The Best Places to Pick a Fight

Put up your dukes, boys and girls. This week’s Best Places slideshow is designed to show you how to hold your own in a fight. We’re not talking about the… Read More…

Slideshow: The Best Places to Visit Farmers Markets
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Slideshow: The Best Places to Visit Farmers Markets

Farmers markets are at their prime right now, but regardless of the season Peter always makes a point to seek out the local food markets. Not only do you find… Read More…

Slideshow: The Best Places for Bookstore Browsing
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Slideshow: The Best Places for Bookstore Browsing

Getting lost in a great bookstore is almost as good as getting lost in a great book. Independent bookstores are one of the first spots Peter visits in a city…. Read More…

Slideshow: The Best Places to Make Your Own…
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Slideshow: The Best Places to Make Your Own…

When we go away, it’s always fun to try out the local cuisine. And the key to understanding food is to roll up your sleeves and participate in the process… Read More…

Slideshow: The Best Places to Ride Roller Coasters
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Slideshow: The Best Places to Ride Roller Coasters

Memorial Day is here and so is the start of the summer travel season. And nothing says summer like roller coasters. This week’s Best Places for Everything slideshow will help… Read More…

Peter’s Best Places for Everything: Signature Dishes
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Peter’s Best Places for Everything: Signature Dishes

So what’s a signature dish? You know how chefs like to describe their last meal? Well Peter doesn’t have just one meal. Nor does he have just one restaurant. Instead,… Read More…