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FREE Private Kona Coffee Farm Tours, Hawaii

by Mary Jo Manzanares on October 16, 2017

View from Pele Plantations Farm

Life just perked up for coffee lovers who truly care about what’s in their cup and are curious about where it comes from. Pele Plantations, a certified organic Kona coffee farm on the , now offers free private tours of its working farm. Grown on the volcanic slopes of Hualalai and in the North and […]

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“Exhibit Columbus” Showcases 18 Works of Public Art

by Susan McKee on September 20, 2017

“Exhibit Columbus” is the inaugural edition of a biennal citywide celebration in this southern Indiana community of 45,000. On view through November 26, 2017, are three sets of public art scattered throughout town: Miller prize winners, Washington Street installations, and student works. Centerpieces are the J. Irwin and Xenia S. Miller Prize installations, five enormous […]

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Visit these National Park Service Sites in Georgia

by Anthony Manzanares on June 27, 2017

Last year’s centennial celebration of the brought about a resurgence in visiting the national treasures. If you’re visiting , you most likely know about the unspoiled beauty of Cumberland Island National Seashore and the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area. But there are several lesser-known NPS locations that are worth the visit. Do you know about […]

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Your Guide to Anaheim’s Breweries

by Anthony Manzanares on June 23, 2017

Since the first brewery opened there in 1870, Anaheim’s craft beer community has evolved into a rich mix of quality microbreweries and beer festivals. So, whether you’re in Anaheim for Disneyland, family fun, you can find a brewery well suited to your mood and palate. While not a list of all the breweries in Orange […]

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Lavender By the Bay, Long Island NY

by Jenni Ingersoll on June 21, 2017

Lavender By the Bay is New York’s premier lavender farm. The family run site has been in operation since 2002 expanding over the past 15 years and is now one of the largest in the United States. The farm is located in East Marion, on the easternmost tip of Long Island, often referred to as the North Fork. Sitting at the edge of Gardiner […]

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How to Experience Prince’s Paisley Park

by Anthony Manzanares on June 19, 2017

Atrium at Prince's Paisley Park

Paisley Park, Prince’s ten million dollar, 65,000 square-foot recording studio and home, is officially open for public for tours and group experiences. Prince’s mythical creative sanctuary was built with state of the art technology and became the backdrop for music recordings, clothing production, artwork and graphic design, music videos, and even full-length films – all […]

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What do you get when you combine beer, craft bourbon and whiskey, and wine? You get the Masters & Makers Trail in Franklin, Tennessee. The 70-mile trail traverses the scenic landscape throughout Williamson County, Tennessee, connecting craft distilleries, local breweries and an award winning vineyard to highlight an exceptional tasting experience found just south of […]

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Jungle Jim’s International Market is a self-proclaimed “International Food Lovers’ Paradise”. Not bad for an international grocery store outside of . But to call Jungle Jim’s a grocery store is a disservice. Jungle Jim’s is a grocery experience! Like all experiences, it is best to plan ahead for a visit to Jungle Jim’s. First of […]

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Grapevine’s Urban Wine Trail Celebrates Texas Wine

by Mary Jo Manzanares on June 2, 2017

Texas is the fifth-largest wine-producing state in the U.S., and Grapevine has served as a trendsetter and leader with award-winning wineries and winemakers. Grapevine is home to the premier Urban Wine Trail in , as well as the Texas Wine and Grape Growers Association and GrapeFest, the largest wine festival in the Southwest, held annually […]

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10 Family-Friendly Attractions in Philadelphia

by Anthony Manzanares on May 29, 2017

Founded in 1682 by English Quaker, , Philadelphia played a pivotal role in the . It was a meeting place for the Founding Fathers, who eventually signed the (1776), and later the (1787) there. The city also served as the temporary U.S. capital while was under construction. Here are 10 family friendly attractions …

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