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Spend Christmas at the Vanderbilt Mansion

If you still don’t have any travel plans for the Christmas season this year, it’s not yet too late to come up with a place to go. Drive to New York City to visit the Vanderbilt Mansion while it is decked out for the holidays—the best time to see the National Historic Site located in Hyde Park, New York as it is dressed in all its glory to celebrate the Christmas spirit.

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5 Places to Take a Vino Vacation

If you enjoy a glass of wine on your vacations, there are plenty of destinations that have made wine production an integral part of the local culture. Touring wineries, sampling local delights, and absorbing the sights of rolling countryside vineyards are just some of the wonderful experiences you can have on a wine-themed vacation.

Tuscany, Italy

This picturesque region in northern Italy is one of the most romantic spots to journey through, and boasts some of the world’s best vineyards as well. Stunningly beautiful castles-turned-wineries dot the rolling countryside and produce regional vintages that are sure to delight discerning taste buds. There are many bus tours that make touring wine country easy and fun, and many incorporate the unbeatable Italian cuisine as well.

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