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GENERAL
5 Bucket List Train Rides
5 Great Big-City Tours

6 Places To Take Sleigh Rides
Miniature Museums
U.S. License Plate Coloring Map for Kids
Veggie Places in Northern California and the World
10 amazing restaurants housed in amazing repurposed churches
VIDEO--how to pick your teeth in a Japanese restaurant--American-style

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Anchorage--Animal Safari  (free login required)

flag-ArizonaARIZONA
Oatman

x-flag-U.S..-CaliforniaCALIFORNIA
Theme Parks Updates
5 Airplane Museums Where You Can Let Your Imagination Soar
5 Castles Fit for a King and Queen
The 21 California Missions
Tioga Pass to Mono Lake & Death Valley--To Las Vegas Through the Back Door
NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
     SAN DIEGO Area
San Diego--Here and There
     Rosie-the-Riveter Stories
Death Valley National Park
Laguna Beach--Here and There
     The Deck on Laguna Beach--VIDEO--sunset is coming
     Wyland Galleries--VIDEO--wall fountain
La Jolla--Here and There
Palm Springs--Here and There
Solana Beach--Here and There
Twentynine Palms--Joshua Tree National Park
     LOS ANGELES Area
Los Angeles--Here and There
Baker--Here and There
Brentwood--Here and There
Disneyland
Hollywood--Sometimes You Get What You Want
Pacific Palisades-Here and There
Santa Monica--Here and There
     9 Santa Monica hot spots that won’t break the bank
     NORTH to Central California
Avila Beach--Here and There

Ojai Weekend Getaway
Pismo Beach--Here and There
Santa Clarita--Cowboy Poetry
Solvang--Here and There
     Ingeborg's Danish Chocolates--VIDEO--I Love Lucy candy machine

x-flag-U.S..-FloridaFLORIDA
Fort Lauderdale-Here and There
     5-Hour Layover Tour at Fort Lauderdale Airport
     NSU Art Museum
     Louie Bossi’s Ristorante

     Shooters Waterfront
     Sawgrass Recreation Park, in Weston

Key West--Here and There
     Hemingway Home & Museum

x-flag-U.S..-HawaiiHAWAII
5 Islands, 5 Grand Resorts

DancingHulaGirls
Big Island--Here and There
     Kona Coffee Country
     Stargazing
Kauai--Here and There
   
Hanalei Valley--VIDEO--taro fields
     Jo Jo's Anuenue Shave Ice & Treats--VIDEO--making Hawaiian shave ice
     Kilohana Plantation--VIDEO--how a sugarcane juice extractor works
     Taro Ko Chips Factory--VIDEO
Maui--Dad's Story--In My Father's Footsteps: A Marine's Daughter Tracks Down Dad's World War II Hawaii
     Last Family Vacation--On the Road to Hana
Molokai--Mule Ride
Oahu--Here and There

x-flag-U.S..-IllinoisILLINOIS
Chicago--Here and There

x-flag-U.S.-LouisianaLOUISIANA
6 Mississippi River plantations that are totally amazing
Baton Rouge--Here and There
Lake Charles--Here and There

x-flag-U.S.-MichiganMICHIGAN
Holland--Here and There

     Tulip Time Festival--VIDEO--Dutch Moederleet Singers
     Tulip Time Festival--VIDEO--klompen dancing In the streets
     Tulip Time Festival--VIDEO--more klompen dancing In the streets
     Tulip Time Festival--VIDEO--parade
Mackinac Island--Here and There

x-flag-U.S.-MissouriMISSOURI
Kansas City--Here We Come with the Grandkids

x-flag-U.S.-NevadaNEVADA
Las Vegas--Here and There
     Helicopter Champagne Picnic in the Grand Canyon
   
S.F. Bay Area to Vegas: Di Through the Back Door
     The 20 best free things to do in Vegas

x-flag-U.S.-New JerseyNEW JERSEY
Atlantic City--Here and There
     VIDEO--beach
Cape May--Here and There
    
Hereford Inlet Lighthouse--VIDEO--birds flitting at feeder
     Historic Cold Spring Village--VIDEO--scroll saw or velosiped demo
     Mummers Parade--VIDEO--Duffy String Band
     Pet Parade--VIDEO
     Wildwood Roar to the shore--VIDEO--sale lot

x-flag-U.S.-New MexicoNEW MEXICO
Acoma--Spend a Night on an Indian Reservation
Arty Taos

x-flag-U.S.-New YorkNEW YORK
NYC-Here and There
     Attractions
     Hotels
     Restaurants
     Flatiron District
          10 fun things to do in NYC’s Flatiron District
     Lower East Side
          10 essential stops on NYC’s Lower East Side
     How to see the best of the Met museum in a single visit
     Small Museums
     Tours
     Blue Moon Hotel
     Central Park--VIDEO--African drums
     Central Park--VIDEO--Director Dave Meyers shooting a commercial
     Chinatown--VIDEO--Chinese New Year--colorful dragon collects the goods
     Joe’s Pizza Counter--VIDEO
     Joe’s Pizza--VIDEO--how to take a pizza’s temperature
     Kramer's Reality Tour--for "Seinfeld" lovers
     Lombardi’s--VIDEO--on the basics of good pizza
     The Pickle Guys do their thing--VIDEO--Lower East Side
     Streit's Matzo Factor--VIDEO--Lower East Side
     Uniqlo flagship store--VIDEO--colorful mannekins dance
     Washington Square--VIDEO--jazz--a walk In the park
     VIDEO--going to the chapel, er city hall, gonna get married
Queens--Here and There

x-flag-U.S.-OregonOREGON
Here and There
Ashland--Here and There
Aurora--Here and There
Canby--Here and There
Coast--Here and There
Central Coast--Uncrowded Beaches & more
Eugene--Here and There
     VIDEO--turkey vulture chat
Grants Pass--Here and There
Highway 5--Here and There
Jacksonville--Here and There
McMinnville--Here and There
Portland--Here and There

x-flag-U.S.-South CarolinaSOUTH CAROLINA
Charleston--Here and There
Columbia--Here and There
Edgefield--Here and There
Greenwood--Here and There
Ridge Spring--Here and There

x-flag-U.S.-TexasTEXAS
Amarillo--8 reasons why we’re obsessed with Amarillo
Amarillo--Here and There
Grapevine--10 things to do downtown

Houston--Here and There
San Antonio--10 things we think you’ll love
San Antonio--Here and There

x-flag-U.S.-UtahUTAH
Southern Utah--Here and There
     Snow Canyon State Park--VIDEO--flute lead-in to meditation at the vortex
     Snow Canyon State Park--VIDEO--snake weed herbal cure for allergies and arthritis

x-flag-U.S.-VirginiaVIRGINIA
Living History Museums

x-flag-U.S.-Washington D.C.WASHINGTON, D.C.
War Memorials

x-flag-U.S.-WyomingWYOMING
Here and There
Jackson Hole--Dog-sledding Through Wonderland

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