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By: Admin    November 20 2017 , 05:35 pm
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Category: Road Trips , Nature , Landscape
Travel in the United StatesThe United States is home to some of the most stunning natural landmarks known to mankind. From rivers and mountains to canyons and oceans, there are so many places to explore!You can find any destination in the United States that appeases your travel bug!The Grand Canyon277 miles of sheer beautyThe Grand Canyon is a massive natural landmark in the United States. Located in Arizona, the Grand Canyon Natural Park has over 1 million acres! The rock layers contained within the Grand Canyon date back millennia. Because of the timelessness of the Canyon, it is a hub for historic and scientific discovery and receives over 5 million visitors a year.Natural BridgeThomas Jefferson called it “the most sublime of nature’s works”Located in Virginia, this Natural Bridge formed out of rock is over 215 feet tall. Not only is the Natural Bridge a gorgeous natural wonder, but it has som...
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By: Admin    November 20 2017 , 05:25 pm
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Happiness Is an Open Road...Taking road trips across the United States is a great way to learn history, enrich your appreciation of nature, and have fun. Besides a car with a fresh tank of gas and a camera, you will not need to pack much else for these breathtaking adventures across some of the country’s most fascinating roads.Overseas Highway – Cross the seas to reach the Keys113 miles of gorgeous ocean viewsThe Florida Keys are a beautiful destination in and of themselves, but the highway to get there is an adventure of its own. 113 miles – most of which take you over bridges crossing the Florida Keys – provide ample photograph opportunities. Just be patient with fellow travelers, because traffic along this route can get congested.While you take your time on the Highway, make sure to stop at some of the islands along the way. You can see turtles, dolphins, shipwrecks, barracuda, an under...
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By: Admin    November 10 2017 , 10:07 am
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Thanksgiving is one of the most wonderful times of the year. Thanksgiving provides an opportunity for family and friends to gather around a tasty meal and consciously give thanks for the many blessings in life. But what is the central point of this heartwarming holiday? The meal. It is at the table where all the magic takes place. The art of eating has been celebrated for centuries and is known to build relationships and enhance life. Since gathering around the table cultivates a plethora of benefits, why not serve food in its purest form? Organic farmers have been working hard year-round to provide you with the very best.What is a Farm-to-Table Meal?There are many variations of enjoying a farm-to-table meal. Farm-to-table meals can be enjoyed at farm fresh food festivals, farmers markets, or at your own farm house. Even if you do not live on a farm, products can be purchased from a farmer and bro...
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By: Admin    November 01 2017 , 01:08 pm
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Bring Fresh Produce to Your Thanksgiving TableAutumn vegetables can easily be a part of your Thanksgiving festivities this fall. Your autumn garden or farmer’s market will have abundant fresh choices of produce to be creative with and incorporate into holiday meals. Examples of autumn produce include carrots, beets, butternut squash, acorn squash, sweet potatoes, radishes, scallions, and of course pumpkins. BeetsFiber and vitamin C-rich beets make a wonderful Thanksgiving side dish. This recipe from Allrecipes is simple and has a few ingredients you probably already have in your cupboard, such as cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg. An even simpler variation of glazed beets is this recipe from Genius Kitchen – all you need are beets, a lemon, maple syrup, and margarine.RadishesRadishes are plentiful in vitamin C and numerous other vitamins and minerals as well as being low calorie. The radish can eas...
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By: Admin    October 26 2017 , 12:40 pm
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Category: Food , Local , Seasons , Art , Fun
Here is a revolutionary idea… Put Williamsburg, Virginia on your autumn travel bucket list! Located in the Hampton Roads area, Williamsburg is a gem among eastern cities, offering tourists a plethora of beautiful, exciting, and delicious opportunities. Visitors can admire the changing leaves while strolling down a cobblestone road, shoot an 18th century musket, or try some homemade stew while enjoying a unique Colonial dining experience; there is no shortage of activities, (or charm!), in this historic city! Perfect for a weekend getaway or a full day trip, Williamsburg has something enticing to offer anyone planning to travel in Virginia this fall.History truly comes alive in Williamsburg, making this city one of the top destinations for US-Colonial-era enthusiasts. Founded in 1638 and the Virginia Colony capital from 1699-1780, Colonial Williamsburg is a rich hub of history, where every aged buildi...
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