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Interesting Things To Do In North Georgia

Ranging from the northern metropolitan Atlanta suburbs and bordering the neighboring states of Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. The region commonly referred to as North Georgia is a largely hilly, mountainous area that was once the unofficial capital of the Native-American Cherokee nation. During the American Civil War (1861-65), North Georgia was the site of several notable battles between Union and Confederate troops, most notably the Battle of Chickamauga.
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What You’ll See on the Napa Valley Wine Train

Sightseeing begins even before boarding the Napa Valley Wine Train. A short bridge that connects the Napa Valley Wine Train to its boarding area has been taken over by romance. On this bridge of love locks, couples can decorate a padlock to their choosing and attach it to the bridge railings. Once it has been locked, the key is to be tossed into the swale below or kept as a memento. This tradition began in China as a way of “locking souls together” as a symbol of love. Even if visitors do not plan to partake in this romantic activity, the bridge is visible as a symbol of love and romance in Napa. Continue reading “What You’ll See on the Napa Valley Wine Train” »

5 Reasons to Visit Yellowstone This Summer

National parks are beautiful, and fun for the whole family. They are a great way to appreciate nature and by going you are supporting the work national parks do in preserving the integrity of our natural beauties. The United States has many national parks and you should try and visit as many of them as possible. Today, we are going to talk about Yellowstone. Yellowstone is a national park located in Wyoming and covers 3,472 square miles. With all that open space there is no shock that there are a lot of things to see in Yellowstone. Here we are going to talk about the top 5 reasons you should visit Yellowstone this summer. Continue reading “5 Reasons to Visit Yellowstone This Summer” »

Fun Facts About Alaska: “The Last Frontier”

Sometimes people forget that Alaska is part of the United States. It is separated from the continental U.S. by Canada and it is hard to think about something being so far away, yet still being a part of the same country. So here we are going to talk about a few fun facts about Alaska that you may not know. Continue reading “Fun Facts About Alaska: “The Last Frontier”” »

Why Americans Need to Travel By Train More

If Americans were to look at outside countries, they would notice that they are one of the few places that don’t rely on train travel too often. Why? Could it be because most of our trains are used for company transportation instead of travel reasons? Could it be that most Americans travel by car instead of train? Whatever the case, here are five reasons Americans should start to travel by train more.

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The Benefits of Train Travel

We live in a society that offers many different ways to see the world. Usually, people choose to travel across the world by boat, bus, car, plane, or train. Many people seem to overlook train travel because the other modes of transportation seem to be more in their favor. But, what some people miss is that there are many benefits of train travel that might outweigh other means of travel.

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Explore Wine Country By Train

One of the most beautiful ways to view the scenery of California’s wine country is to do it by train. At the Napa Valley Wine Train, guests get to experience Napa Valley either through a dining experience or while sipping on wine, of course. At the Napa Valley Wine Train, they want to restore the exploration of history of Napa Valley. Guests get to ride and dine in a train that is up to 150 years old.

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Summer Music Festivals in Canada

There is nothing more exciting than when your favorite artist announces the release of a new album. It is even more exciting when that artist releases it right before summer hits. Summer is a great time for artists to release music because their top songs become known as summer anthems. Summer is also a great time to release music because summer is the time for music festivals. A place that is known for hosting music festivals is Canada. If you live in Canada or are planning to visit there sometime this summer, here are a few music festivals that will be going on.

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Tips for Traveling by Train in Europe

The best thing about Europe is that travel is easy. If you want to visit France for a day, you can probably do so. If you want to spend a day in Germany, you can hop on a train and make it a day trip. Europe provides one of the best travel experiences there is. Each nation has something unique to offer like monuments or museums you must visit at least once in your lifetime.

Europe also has a very complex rail system given that its nations are rather small and close to one another. Hopping on a train from Paris to Luxembourg is just as easy as taking a subway from one end of New York to the other end. When you’re in Europe, you can expect you’ll take the train at least once, whether it’s for a quick ride into the city or on a scenic rail tour. Continue reading “Tips for Traveling by Train in Europe” »

Games to Pass the Time on a Train Journey

Train trips are great for a family. You can see places together that you’ve never visited before, but sometimes these places are far away so passing the time on a train ride should be fun. Parents are often looking for ways to keep their children occupied, but the game I-Spy has been used too much to distract younger kids. So instead, try some different games on a train journey as you await your arrival at your next destination. Continue reading “Games to Pass the Time on a Train Journey” »

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