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      Fort Rapids Indoor Water Park Resort Is A Family Favorite! From the cover story                                                                              -
         Get ready, get set, get wet!      are thrill rides, perfect for         family with the convenience of a        vouchers, arcade tokens, family       Details of themed weeks, park
      Fort Rapids Indoor Water Park        hard-to-please ‘tweeners, as well     resort connected directly to the        photos and more. Typical water        amenities, current specials,
      Resort, a 60,000 sq. ft. indoor      as several other slides that are      water park.                             park packages include room            partnership packages and rates
      water park facility and full scale   perfect for the 6-11 yr. old age         A vacation at Fort Rapids puts       reservations and waterpark            can       be      found     at
      resort in Columbus, Ohio is a        group. Younger children will          the city of Columbus at your finger     admissions for the duration of the    www.fortrapids.com          or
      vacation getaway for families.       delight in the zero-depth toddler     tips. Several great add-on              stay. Along with the fun of the       1-877-33-SPLASH. ¤
      You will find 12 water rides, an     play area with appropriately sized    packages are available through          water park itself, the resort plans
      expansive arcade and lots of         slides. The waterpark offers          Fort Rapids. Stays can include all      weekly themes for activities
      child-centered activities. There     something for everyone in the         inclusive amenities like pizza          creating even more excitement.            Hunting...

The Hub City of South Texas                                                                                                                                              to Fishing...
   Alice was established in 1888 and       Several museums share historical     Birthplace of Tejano music. The             Wildlife, hunting, fishing and bird
named after the daughter of Captain    artifacts about Alice and South          Maxine Flournoy Third Coast              watching are favorite activities for      Birding...
Richard King, who established the      Texas. The South Texas Museum            Squadron Museum is open on               residents and visitors. Golfers can
King Ranch. Historically the           offers an overview of the early days     weekends. La Copita Ranch is             choose from the Alice Municipal Golf
community is associated with cattle,   in the Hub City. The Tejano              available for family, business or        Course and Alice Country Club Golf
the vaquero and the American           R.O.O.T.S. Museum showcases              group activities.                        Course.                                                  to Golf...
cowboy.                                Tejano artists and legends in the                                                    With over 500 hotel rooms, you
                                                                                                                          are so close to everywhere!
                                                                                                                                                                  Find it all in
Every season, endless reasons to come coast awhile!                                                                                 Alice, Texas
  Brunswick and the Golden Isles of Island, Little St. Simons Island, Jekyll    ship, sport fishing, boating, sailing             www.alicetx.org ¤
Georgia - St. Simons Island, Sea Island.         Unhurried.      Unspoiled.     and endless bike paths offering
                                     Unmatched for countless diversions         discoveries around every bend.
                                     and pleasures. Vast marshlands,               Where I-95 bends towards the
                                     winding rivers and ribbon smooth           sea, pull off and coast awhile. The
                                     beaches. Centuries-old oaks draped         hospitality, like the climate,
                                     in moss. The stunning beauty of this       welcomes year-round. Brunswick
                                     corner of Georgia is legendary.            and the Golden Isles. Enjoy them
                                         History is alive here! Recreation      each. Explore them all.
                                     for every taste and tempo. Miles of           For a free vacation planning guide:
                                     fairways fronting 198 holes of golf,       1-800-933-COAST          (2627)     or
                                     acres of tennis courts, casino cruise      www.comecoastawhile.com ¤

                                       Popular stops create memorable moments.
                                           Nebraska is home to several          Ready for more? Go to
                                       one-of-a-kind attractions that offer www.VisitNebraska.gov    and
                                       fun for everyone. One such place is request a free Nebraska Travel
                                       Lincoln’s International Quilt Study Guide. ¤
                                       Center & Museum, which has a new
                                       place to call home—and the
                                       building itself is as much a work of
                                       art as the quilts within. This is
                                       definitely a stop for the entire family.
                                           Speaking of family fun, be sure to
                                       grab the kids and head to Kearney
                                       for an adventure-filled getaway that
                                       features art, history, wildlife
                                       viewing, and hands-on activities.
                                       The Great Platte River Road
                                       Archway is a great place to start.
                                           To the west in North Platte,
                                       discover a long list of things to do,
                                       including visits to Buffalo Bill Ranch
                                       State Historical Park, the Golden
                                       Spike Tower and Visitor Center at
                                       Bailey Railroad Yard, and Cody Park.
                                       And that’s just the beginning.
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                   The Seneca Hotel & Suites
                       The Seneca Hotel & Suites is an      short walk from Neiman-Marcus,            nail salon and dry cleaner. There’s
                   intimate escape, just a block off        Bloomingdales and the Oak Street          also convenient valet parking.
                   Michigan Avenue… Chicago’s               boutiques. For entertainment, the            Whether you’re planning a
                   Magnificent Mile. It’s a charming        Art Institute, Museum Campus, Oak         vacation, weekend getaway, or a
                   European-style boutique hotel            Street Beach, Navy Pier and Rush          business or convention trip, The
                   located on a picturesque tree-lined      Street’s nightlife are all nearby. And,   Seneca Hotel & Suites is the place to
                   street.                                  for           dining,          endless    be… in Chicago.
                       The Seneca consists of mostly        restaurants—from world-renowned
                   suites, priced like rooms. The suites    bistros to Chicago-style pizza—are             The Seneca Hotel & Suites
                   include a living room, dining area, as   all steps away.                                    200 East Chestnut
                   well as separate bedroom and full            The Seneca offers many                       Chicago, Illinois 60611
                   kitchen.                                 convenient          services         on              800-800-6261
                       The Seneca is exceptional for all    premise...including a 24-hour fitness          www.senecahotel.com ¤
                   that Chicago has to offer. For           center, three excellent restaurants, a
                   shopping, you’re across the street
                   from Water Tower Place and
                   American Girl Store… and just a
                                                            Award-winning boutique hotel
                                                               Located in a safe and exciting         Range, DePaul University, Children’s
                                                            area this award-winning hotel offers      Memorial Hospital and other
                                                            free Wi-Fi, a complimentary deluxe        world-renowned hospitals, Chicago
                                                            continental breakfast with fresh          Beaches and Chicago’s LGBT
                                                            waffles, free access to Bally’s Health    Community. Just minutes north of
                                                            Club next door, expanded cable TV         the Magnificent Mile, Navy Pier, the
                                                            with      HBO      and      Lodgenet      Chicago Loop, Millennium Park, The
                                                            pay-per-view,       USA         Today     Field Museum, Shedd Aquarium,
                                                            newspaper, and duvets or triple           McCormick Place, and Merchandise
                                                            sheeted beds. All rooms have 27”          Mart, the hotel is close to cultural
                                                            TV’s, laptop safes, alarm clock           institutions as well as world class
                                                            radios, hairdryers, and voice mail.       shopping.
                                                            Business-class rooms offer extra                     Days Inn Chicago
                                                            amenities including 30% additional                644 W. Diversey Pkwy
                                                            Wyndham         Rewards        points!              Chicago, IL 60614
                                                            Convenient valet parking is available.               (888) LPN-Days
                                                               Guests walk to Wrigley Field,                     (773) 525-7010
                                                            Lincoln Park Zoo, Diversey Driving            www.daysinnchicago.net ¤

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Florida – Drenched in sunshine
   Packed with family entertainment          Golf is a big part of Florida. The    than anywhere else in North
                                                                                                                              A haven of blissful relaxation
                                                                                                                                  Royal Flamingo Villas is situated                                    Royal Flamingo Villas
                                                                                                                              on 7.5 acres of beautifully manicured                                     1225 Hillsboro Mile
and drenched in sunshine, it’s hard to    state boasts nearly 1,100 courses        America. Pure white sands prevails         grounds, between Ft. Lauderdale                                     Hillsboro Beach, Florida 33062
imagine anywhere that offers more         with layouts by famous designers.        on Florida’s Gulf of Mexico coastline.     and Palm Beach five minutes from                                             800.241.2477
for a fun-filled holiday than Florida –      With all that Florida has to offer,      The Atlantic shorelines of Ft.
                                                                                                                              Boca Raton.                                                         www.RoyalFlamingoVillas.com
surely the world’s number one family      her signature is still “beaches.” The    Lauderdale and Palm Beach glitter
destination.                              words “Florida” and “beaches” are        golden in the warm sun rays. The               40 individual villa homes are                                   email: rfvillas@bellsouth.net ¤
   Florida offers you Orlando and         practically synonymous, but Florida’s    wide, hard-packed stretch of sand on       secluded in the tropical beauty of
Tampa’s theme park magic, or              beaches are as different from one        Daytona Beach has invited visitors to      south Florida along a 300-foot private
relaxation on the endless miles of        another as night and day! The            drive its 23 miles.                        ocean beach with dock facility on the
Florida’s Gulf or Gold Coast beaches      24-mile stretch of Emerald Coast            Wherever you choose for your            Intracoastal Waterway.
and our famous Key West.                  beaches of northwest Florida remind      Florida vacation destination, each             Each villa home has fully equipped
   Florida boasts 1,200 miles of          you of sugary, soft and snowy white      footprint will embed a memory in           kitchen, dining area, living area, DVD
coastline. Both the Atlantic Ocean        sand, glistening against emerald         your sands of time.                        players, high speed internet and                                         Private vacation resort featuring:
                                                                                                                                                                                                          individually furnished villas
and the Gulf of Mexico - dotted by        green waters.                                                                       private porch. One bedroom villas                                       complete kitchen • full dining area
many islands and inlets - lap against        The coastline of Clearwater and           For information on travel to Florida   sleep up to 3 people and 2 bedroom                                   private porch • heated pool • living area
its shores, making it a haven for         St. Petersburg take on a different       or to order a copy of VISIT FLORIDA’s                                                                        private beach • dock facility • so much more!
                                                                                                                              villas sleep up to 6 people.
watersports enthusiasts.                  atmosphere. The sands are still          free Vacation Guide visit VISIT
   Lots of sunshine means                 gleaming white, but the texture          FLORIDA’s consumer web site,                   Barbeque grills, tiki huts,
year-round sports. So take a swing at     varies slightly.                         www.VISITFLORIDA.com, or call              in-season cabanas, heated pools and
golf, brush up on your backhand, or          Sanibel Island’s beaches have         VISIT FLORIDA’s toll-free consumer         fishing on site add to your relaxation
pick up a game of beach volleyball.       captured more varieties of seashells     number at 1-888-735-2872. ¤                and enjoyment.                                                               1-800-241-2447
                                                                                                                                  Weddings can be held on the                                       www.RoyalFlamingoVillas.com
                                                                                                                              beach in front of the ocean, while the                                                            1225 Hillsboro Mile
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Hillsboro Beach, FL 33062
                                                                                                                              wedding guests can stay in the villas
Sanibel Island Vacations                                                                                                      for the weekend.

   Island Vacations, with nearly          exceptional sunsets, building a          your comfort in mind, so you can
100% guest satisfaction, has quality      sandcastle with your family, or          relax and enjoy as if it were your
accommodations which include over         searching for that rare, one of a kind   own. Many of our Vacation Rental
50 Vacation Condo Rental Units            seashell.                                Homes even have private swimming
located right on the beach and                Every Sanibel Island Vacations       pools.
beautiful Vacation Home Rentals just      rental condo, home, and cottage is
a short stroll to the beach. This         privately owned and furnished               Book your reservations today at
makes it easy for you to enjoy all the    according to the owner’s individual      www.sanibelislandvacations.com or
activities the beach has to offer;        taste. Each property has a full          by calling 888-451-7277. ¤
whether it is enjoying the                kitchen and has been equipped with

Destin...World class
   Edgewater Beach Condominium            sparkling emerald waters, pristine       The resort offers luxurious yet casual
is the ultimate seaside vacation          white sands and fiery sunsets of         one-, two- and three-bedroom
playground in Destin, Florida. With a     Northwest Florida’s Emerald Coast.       condos with private balconies
touch of the French Riviera, the             Our unique architecture is a          overlooking lushly landscaped
resort rises majestically beside the      landmark along the Emerald Coast.        gardens and two shimmering pools,
                                                                                   (one heated) and Jacuzzi. Enjoy
                                                                                   nearby boutique and outlet shopping,                                                             Jacuzzi Rooms • Vacation Packages • Direct Oceanfront
                                                                                   fine dining, spectacular golf and           American Family                   John & Cindy Kinberger
                                                                                   sport fishing, beautiful sunsets or         owned & operated                        since 1992
                                                                                   just relax in the Florida sun.
                                                                                       Enjoy our resort’s many
                                                                                   amenities,         including     FREE
                                                                                   high-speed wireless internet, FREE           DREAMING OF
                                                                                   beach set-up, FREE use of our                   DAYTONA BEACH?
                                                                                                                                DREAMING OF DAYTONA B Relax to the sound of waves crashing against the shore. Awake to the sun rising over the
                                                                                                                                Atlantic Ocean. Dream Inn oceanfront rooms and jacuzzi suites offer breathtaking direct views of the beautiful Atlantic.
                                                                                   state-of-the-art fitness center and            Spend a night or romantic weekend away, or celebrate a birthday or anniversary with one of our special packages.
                                                                                   NEW massage salon and facial                                                            Call the motel directly at 1.386.767.2821
                                                                                                                                                                                   to create your special stay.
                                                                                   salon.                                                                                  We offer the personal attention that will
                                                                                       For America’s Best Beachfront                                                        make your vacation dreams come true.
                                                                                   Resort Value, call 800-822-4929 or                                                           Rooms from $39.95
                                                                                   visit our website for specials at                                                          +FREE Gatorland Tickets.
                                                                                                                                                                                 Restrictions apply. Call for details.
                                                                                      Edgewater Beach Condominium                                                             3217 South Atlantic Avenue
                                                                                            291 Scenic Gulf Drive                                                           Daytona Beach Shores, FL 32118
                                                                                      Miramar Beach, Florida 32550 ¤                                                          www.dreaminn.com
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                                                    St. George Island, Florida
                                                        St. George Island, a secluded,         east of Panama City, home of the          reconstructed Cape St. George            owned rental properties - from one
                                                    natural environment in Northwest           new Panama City – Bay County              Lighthouse. Cross the bridge to          to six bedroom beach homes and
                                                    Florida’s Gulf Coast, is one of the last   International Airport, scheduled to       nearby historic Apalachicola and         condominiums. Let us make your
                                                    unspoiled areas in Florida with miles      open in May 2010.                         enjoy the shops, art galleries, and      dream vacation a reality!
                                                    of uncrowded, pristine beaches - and          Enjoy our simple pleasures –           award winning cuisine.                         Collins Vacation Rentals
                                                    no high rises and no traffic! The          excellent      fishing,     kayaking,        Collins Vacation Rentals has been            Toll free 888-600-4712
                                                    Island is approximately 75 miles           breathtaking sunsets and abundant         welcoming families since 1973. We         www.CollinsVacationRentals.com/
                                                    west of Tallahassee and 70 miles           wildlife.    Visit      the    newly      manage close to 300 privately                            guest ¤

                                                    Dune Allen Realty Vacation Rentals
                                                       Vacation. Vacation. Vacation. house, a spacious seaside villa, a                  www.BeautifulBeach.com.           For    bikes, surfboards, kayaks, chairs and
                                                    Simply go to BeautifulBeach.com. cozy “Old Florida” cottage, or                      special requests, or last minute         umbrellas delivered to your vacation
                                                    Whether an 8-bedroom beachfront beachfront condo; whatever your                      specials, give us a call at              rental home. We do the work – you
                                                                                      vacation needs, Dune Allen Realty                  888-267-2121.                            have the fun! That’s what a Dune
                                                                                      offers a wide selection of vacation                   Take advantage of our new             Allen Realty Vacation is all about.
                                                                                      properties all along the Beaches of                Concierge service. Planning on                 5200 W. Highway C 30-A
                                                                                      South Walton and the beautiful                     biking? Golfing? Deep-sea fishing?        Santa Rosa Beach, Florida 32459
       Discover Northeast Florida                                                     Scenic 30A from Destin to Panama                   Surfing? Kayaking? No problem, we           888-267-2121 / 850-267-2121
                                                                                      City Beach. Our properties are easy                are at your service and can help you         www.BeautifulBeach.com ¤
                                                                                      to view and book online at                         book your activities, as well as have

      Affordable Beach Front Accommodations
    Fully Equipped with all the Amenities of Home
      Oceanfront Pool & Free Wireless Internet
                                                                                               Real. Beach. Vacation.
             Call for Great Summer Rates!
                                                                                                   Since 1987, Garrett Realty            our diversity and quality of             many lakes. Who knows? Maybe
            Explore Historic St. Augustine                                                      Services, Inc. has been welcoming        accommodations is huge, we offer         even a dolphin will show up for an
           & Enjoy the Summer at the Beach!                                                     guests to the Beaches of South           personalized service that will make      early-morning greeting.
                                                                                                Walton and the laid-back,                you feel like family.                       We look forward to being a part of
                                                                                                Old-Florida lifestyle that can only be      Take advantage of your                your next vacation.
               6970 A1A South                                                                   Seagrove Beach.                          much-deserved opportunity to relax            Garrett Realty Services, Inc.
         St. Augustine, Florida 32080                                                              We offer the finest selection of      your mind, rejuvenate your body,                     800-537-5387
                                                                                                Gulf-front/Gulf-side     townhomes,      rekindle your relationships, and             www.garrettrealty.com/gq ¤
                                                                                                condominiums and individual homes        remember what’s good about life –
                                                                                                available along Scenic Highway           just waiting to be discovered through
                                                                                               30-A between world famous                 a walk on the beach, a sunrise over
                                                                                               Seaside and Rosemary Beach. While         the Gulf or a bike ride by one of our

                                                                                                  A place where the sugar white              Property amenities include a
                                                                                               sands are kissed by the sparkling         beachside pool, lighted tennis court,
                                                                                               emerald waters of the Gulf of Mexico      complimentary chairs and umbrella            Real. Beach. Vacation.
                                                                                               ...                                       in season. Walk to the areas finest          Soak in the Old Florida setting
                                                                                                  One Seagrove Place offers the joy      dining, unique shops and art                       of Seagrove Beach.
                                                                                               of magnificent sunsets from your gulf     galleries.                                  Luxury to affordable vacation homes,
                                                                                                                                             COME AND ENJOY OUR                        townhomes, and condominiums.
                                                                                               front balcony and a quiet place at the
                                                                                               beach to enjoy family fun in the sun.     PARADISE . . . YOU DESERVE IT!!
                                                                                                  One Seagrove Place offers lovely                One Seagrove Place
                                                                                               two-bedroom           condominiums                4100 East Scenic 30A               Defining the real beach vacation since 1987.
                                                                                                                                            Seagrove Beach, Florida 32459           www.garrettrealty.com/gq
                                                                                               located in the heart of Seagrove
                                                                                                                                                     800-368-9100                   8 0 0 . 5 3 7. 5 3 8 7
                                                                                               Beach along scenic 30A just two              www.oneseagroveplace.com
                                                                                               miles east of Seaside Resort.                 View and book units online. ¤

                                                                                               Getaway & Unwind
                                                                                                   Visit the pristine Beaches of         delightful cottages, town homes and
                                                                                               South Walton on the NW Gulf Coast         condominiums that will impart
                                                                                               of Florida, with its lustrous             picture-perfect memories. Many of
                                                                                               powder-white sand beaches and             our properties offer flexible booking
                                                                                               balmy turquoise waters on the Gulf        schedules.
                                                                                               of Mexico. Scenic-30A runs                    Visit our website for a complete
                                                                                               18-miles, tucked between Destin           listing of available rental properties    Owner Direct Vacation
                                                                                               and Panama City. Known as the             and thorough information on our            Rentals along the pristine
                                                                                               Emerald Coast, you will discover an       friendly communities where you’ll              beaches of Scenic - 30A
                                                                                               array of distinct beach communities       find room to breathe and rejuvenate.
                                                                                               ... each with a unique personality.                   GetawayAssist
                                                                                                                                                                                    Getaway                     Call
                                                                                                   GetawayAssist              offers            Seagrove Beach, Florida                Assist              or visit online
                                                                                               owner-direct vacation rentals                866-U-UNWIND/850-835-5212
                                                                                               including      beachfront    homes,            www.GetawayAssist.com ¤                www.GetawayAssist.com
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Experience historic Gulf Beach Resort                                                                                            Gulf Beach Resort
    Historic Gulf Beach Resort Motel      security cameras on the grounds and      extra      person       charge      is          930 Ben Franklin Dr. • Sarasota, FL 34236
is located directly on Lido Beach in      keyless entry locks.                     $8/person/day. Children under 12
beautiful Sarasota and is perfect for        Amenities include heated pool,        stay free.
family       reunions,     vacations,     BBQ grills, picnic area, shuffleboard       Check availability, view units and
weddings, or a romantic getaway.          courts and more. Enjoy our private       reserve on our website:
All 49 units are individually owned       beach with beach chairs, tiki hut and    www.gulfbeachsarasota.com
and decorated with no two units           volleyball net. Walk to shops and
alike. The resort features motel          dining at St. Armands Circle.                  Gulf Beach Resort Motel
rooms, small and large studios, 1 and        Lowest rates on the beach. April             930 Ben Franklin Drive
2 bedroom apartments and 2 direct         12th rates start at $81/day, plus tax.         Sarasota, Florida 34236                       941-388-2127
gulf front units. Wireless internet is    Rates are based on 1-2 persons,                    800-232-2489 ¤                           1-800-232-2489
available at no charge. There are
                                          Shorewalk Vacation Villas
                                              Stay for two nights or two
                                          months in our spacious 2 bed/2 bath
                                                                                   ping-pong, billiard tables, wireless
                                                                                   connections and videos for the
                                                                                                                                Charming Island Resort
                                                                                                                                Directly on the Gulf of Mexico, a picturesque, first-class resort
                                          self-catering villas. Each 1,200 sq.     whole family to enjoy.                       with 600 feet of private beach. Set amidst a tropical island.
                                          ft. unit accommodates up to 6               Shorewalk is close to the world           Nearby St. Armands Circle offers 150 shops and restaurants.
                                                                                                                                Golf & Tennis nearby. Conference/Meeting facility on site.
                                          people and features a fully equipped     famous Gulf Island beaches of Anna
                                          kitchen with private lanai. All units    Maria Island, Longboat Key and
                                          are completely furnished to include      Siesta Key.
                                          living room, master bedroom with            Call toll free 800-926-9255 or visit
                                          private bath and second bedroom.         www.shorewalk.com to view our
                                          Dishwasher, cable TV, washer and         Special Discounted Packages.
                                          dryer in each unit.                         Shorewalk offers great Savings
                                              Shorewalk is 30 acres of             with our monthly rates.
                                          tree-lined streets, six stocked lakes,        Shorewalk Vacation Villas                         1-800-225-2181
                                          two heated swimming pools, two                  4601 46th St. Ct. West                              941-388-2181
                                          Jacuzzis, tennis courts, children’s               Bradenton, FL 34210                  1540 Ben Franklin Dr., Sarasota, FL 34236
                                          playground and more. Our                               800-926-9255                         www.HelmsleySandcastle.com
                                          clubhouse offers BBQ grills, library,          www.shorewalk.com ¤                               Ask about our specials

                                                                                                                                                                                                    south carolina

                    South Carolina

                                                                                                                                                                                  At the south end of South

     South Carolina coast features 200 miles of sun and surf                                                                                                                   Carolina’s coast is Hilton Head, a
                                                                                                                                                                               golf and tennis haven. Hilton Head
                                                                                                                                                                               is world famous for its plantation
        A mix of easy public access,            Starting from the north, Myrtle     access points interspersed. Then         of history and architecture but                   resorts,      which       combine
     private retreats and natural            Beach anchors the 60-mile              there are the quiet ocean-side           also home to popular beach                        beachfront dining, pools and
     preserves highlights the 200            crescent of shoreline known as         beach communities such as                destinations such as Wild Dunes                   cabanas with tennis, a range of
     miles of Atlantic Ocean coastline       the Grand Strand. Characterized        Cherry Grove, Atlantic Beach             Resort and the Isle of Palms to the               accommodations and public and
                                             by long, sweeping stretches of         (considered perhaps the nation’s         north of town and Folly Beach and                 private golf. There are literally
     that South Carolina calls its own.      sand and surf, the Strand offers       first predominantly African              its popular public beach just to the              thousands of hotel rooms,
                                             both bustling and less-boisterous      American beach town), Garden             south.                                            condos, campsites and other
                                             choices for plopping that plastic      City and “elegantly shabby”                  Then there’s the Beaufort area.               accommodations along the South
                                             chaise lounge and propping the         Pawleys Island.                          The big park has four miles of                    Carolina coast, as well as a
 Beach Home Sales                            umbrella.                                  Much of the coast is protected       beach, cabins and thousands of                    myriad of dining, entertainment
 Vacation Rentals                               In Myrtle Beach proper, hotels      wildlife refuges until the               acres of maritime forest and                      and educational options to help
                                             old and new, restaurants and           Charleston area, itself a                marsh for exploring. It even has a                spice up the trip.
                                             shops line the beach, with public      world-class destination for lovers       historic, 100-foot lighthouse.                       -Marc Rapport

                                          Come enjoy “The Cool Season”
                                             Pawleys Island and the Litchfield     Realty gives you personal and              history-laden communities and more             Pawleys Island
                                          beaches have always been a haven         professional real estate service, so       await you and your family.                 Realty Company, LLC
                                          for families seeking a friendly,         you can fully enjoy all that our area          Our staff can help you experience Pawleys Island Litchfield Beaches
                                          relaxing vacation.                       has to offer.                              it all. Come, relax and enjoy Pawleys    Debordieu Prince George
                                             Pawleys Island Realty Company            Sandy beaches, natural salt             and Litchfield with us. Call, write or   88 North Causeway Road
        Pawleys Island Realty
                                          has been a Lowcountry tradition          marsh creeks, river and intracoastal       email and we can send you a              Pawleys Island, SC 29585
  88 N. Causeway Rd. Pawleys Island, SC   since 1962. As a leader in vacation      waterways,       challenging      golf     complimentary brochure for sales or 843-237-4257 or 800-937-7352
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The awe inspiring shores of South Carolina
   Tired of fishing for the perfect        South Carolina will keep your good       of the area. The cool waters and          The excitement doesn’t stop with         make the experience one to dream
vacation? Are you ready for summer         times afloat. Bask under the             grassy hills will refresh your mind and   the wildlife, though. Venture further    on for years to come.
excitement and warm Atlantic               welcoming sun, walk along the            provide a relaxing end to even the        in town and let the wild water parks        Come experience the ocean, the
sands? Find precisely what you’ve          calming shore, and don’t miss the        most fun-filled day. These                and unforgettable theme parks liven      sunsets, the excitement, fun,
been looking for on the magnificent        local attractions.                       picturesque locations also supply the     up your life, and don’t forget to        laughter, memories...it’s all waiting.
shores of South Carolina. With all the         For a quick break from the sand,     perfect picnic and recreational           peruse the local aquariums and art       Leave the cold breezes and frost
awe-inspiring miles of open coast,         visit historical museums and theme       settings for a serene, calming            museums. Also, take advantage of         behind, and wash away your winter
there’s room enough for everyone to        parks that will make your vacation       experience. Or if you’re looking for      the beach’s alluring views and go out    blues, where the waves of fun just
have fun. Dip into a treasure chest of     unique. The tours and rides will         fun for the whole family, go on a         for a romantic night on the waves.       keep coming. With a variety of
opportunities and let the experience       certainly take your beach experience     nature and wildlife tour and learn        Live it up with a cruise, candle-lit     resorts, spas, and souvenir shops, no
wash over you. Whether you prefer          sky high.                                about the history, scenic wonders,        dinner, and dancing, or take the         one will be left unhappy. Take a
scuba diving, surfing, kayaking,               After a full day of excitement, go   plants, animals, and regional             classic stroll along the moonlit beach   memorable trip to the Atlantic, and
parasailing, water jetting, or building    relax with a fishing pole and take a     legends. You’ll be amazed by all the      to collect unique shells and fossils.    warm your days on the sands of
the sand castle of your dreams,            trip to the scenic marshes and rivers    sights, sounds, and fantastic tales.      Listen to the sighs of the ocean and     South Carolina. ¤

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                                              Lakewood Camping Resort - a           beach on the South end of South           coast. The resort ranks in the top ten
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                                           beauty, fun and harmony. The                Some of the many amenities             Myrtle Beach, you’ll find plenty to do
                                           Lakewood story began in 1959 when        include an indoor and outdoor pool        while you stay no matter what time
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                                           Camp Beachwood, a tiny 25-site           Camping Resort is home to the             courses to restaurants, Lakewood              Free continental breakfast daily • Daily coffee service
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                                                                                    Golf Packages begin at $34 per person ~ Oct. 26 - Feb. 24, 2010
                                                                                                                               Includes breakfast & tax
                                                                                                                Book your 48 hour golf when you arrive
                                                                                        Rates as low as $80 for the Love, Norman, Dye & Fazio Courses

                                                                                    Holiday Package $110 per person† ~ Nov. 4 - Dec. 31, 2009
                                                                                    Includes: Bottle of Wine
                                                                                    3 days/2 nights in Standard hotel-style room in our Yacht Club Villas
                                                                                    2 Tickets to the Christmas Show at the Alabama Theater
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                                                                                       800-854-8025 | www.barefootatthebeach.com
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                                                                                      Ohio ATV World
                                                                                    5840 Industrial Dr.
                                                                                    Athens Ohio 45701
          Wayne National Forest provides some excellent opportunities for riding all-terrain vehicles (ATVs).
                                   121 miles of trails in Wayne National Forest.

       !Delivery and pickup can be
       !Long term and short term rentals
       !Units are 4-wheel drive, with
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           Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites • Athens, Ohio                                                    Plan a “Staycation” with...
                                           Athens’ Newest Hotel
                                           555 East State Street
                                           Athens, Ohio 45701

         Suited for your business                                                                                                                      at Strouds Run State Park
                 or leisure travel needs                                                                                                                     Athens, Ohio
        ! Express Start hot breakfast                                                                                                                    A perfect getaway for
        ! Free local & toll calls                                                                                                                      rest, romance, or recreation
        ! Free high-speed Internet access                                                                                                              Private •Hot tubs •Fire rings
        ! Complimentary business center
        ! Indoor pool ! Fitness center                                                                                                                      Satellite TV •A/C
                                                                                                                   Great for Couples, Families, Slumber Parties, Girls Weekends & Hunters

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                                                                                            Historic Nelsonville
                                                                                                 A beautiful city with a rich history
                                                                                                   that now thrives with its own
                                                                                                  unique culture and atmosphere.
                                                                                                 Enjoy all the attractions and events that make
                                                                                                  Nelsonville a great place to live and visit!

                                                                                     www.nelsonvillechamber.com • 740-753-4376

               Smoke Rise Ranch Resort                                                A Patchwork Path Through Athens County
           Nestled in the hills of Southeastern Ohio
                          Ridin' Ropin' & A Real Good Time!

                                                                                      There’s no better way to tour the hills of Athens County than the Quilt
                                                                                            Barn Tour. Your mission – to see over 20 historic quilt barns.
                                                                                        Your reward? Spectacular views of the Appalachian hill country.
                                                                                     You’ll be looking out for the next historic Quilt Barn and you’ll discover
                                                                                       a winding creek, a field of wildflowers, a spectacular overlook or a
                                                                                           covered bridge. Pack a picnic and don’t forget your camera.
                                                                                                   Choose between the 45-mile Applique Loop,
          Club House w/ Pool • Deluxe Cabins • Rustic Cabins • Camping                      the 45-mile Stitch Loop, or take the 55-mile Quilter's Loop.
                          Scheduled Events & More!
                                  Reservations or Information                                      Visit us online at www.athensohio.com
                                                                                              for your map, list of barns and their locations
                             1-800-292-1732 or 740-76-RANCH
                                                                                        Athens County Convention & Visitors Bureau: 800-878-9767

                                                                                                     Historic Square Arts District
                                                                                                Final Fridays Monthly Arts Celebration
                                                                                      Hocking Valley Scenic Railroad • Rocky Outdoor Gear Store
                                                                                              Hocking College • Wayne National Forest
                                                                                    800-878-9767 • www.nelsonvillearts.com

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       A Georgian Manner B&B                                                          Hocking Hills Resort
                              A Georgian Manner B&B is an                                                         Your Final Destination in the
                              elegant manor overlooking                                                           Hocking Hills - Hocking
                              Lake Logan specializing in                                                          Hills Resort. Enjoy a
                              outdoor lakeside weddings.                                                          romantic getaway or family
                              Our honeymoon suite with                                                            gathering. Romantic catered
                              Jacuzzi is perfect for                                                              dinners & relaxing massages.
                              anniversaries, honeymoons,                                                          Dine in the Grouse Nest
                              elopements, birthdays,                                                              Restaurant serving lunch and
                              romantic getaways... Weddings                               1-800-222-4655
                                                                                                                  dinner. Specializing in
       www.georgianmanner.com 2-125, $395 – $3500.                                   www.hockinghillsresort.net   Weddings & Receptions.

       Hocking Hills Serenity Cabins                                                  Bear’s Den Cottages
                                           Choose from two newly                                               Escape to a most unique
                                           built cabins that are located                                       sanctuary and sophisticated
                                           on a very secluded, scenic                                          seclusion on 200 private
                                           dead-end lane only 1 1/2
                                           miles from Old Man's                                                acres in the Hocking Hills.
                                           Cave. The cabins sleeps 6,                                          Women’s, Couple’s and
                                           have 2 bedrooms and a sofa                                          Men’s Retreats:
                                           bed. Perfect for couples or                                         spa/wellness, yoga,
                                           families. Privacy of the
                                                                                                               spiritual, crafting, cultural
                                           country but close to state
               740-380-9998                parks and convenient                            614-505-6437        arts, birding, butterfly,
       www.hockinghills.com/serenitycabins                                            www.bearsdencottages.com telescoping. Eco-friendly.
                                           shopping too.

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                                Enter a special place where                                                       - Fine Art and Quality
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                                and acres of forests and                                                          miles from Cedar Falls.
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                                                                                                                             towns and picture-postcard           To find out more about Ohio and

      Ohio . . . the Heart of It All                                                                                         cities. Each one has its own brand
                                                                                                                             of excitement from aquatic
                                                                                                                             recreation to joyful festivals.
                                                                                                                                                                  to get the additional information
                                                                                                                                                                  you need to discover the wonder
                                                                                                                                                                  of the Buckeye State, call
          In Ohio, fun and adventure are       United States Air Force Museum          bring back a time lost but not            Discover Ohio’s scenic beauty    1-800-BUCKEYE. Or, visit the
      found in every region of the state.      in Dayton.                              forgotten. Ohio honors its            from the sandy beaches and           website                         at
          Picture Ohio and what do you             Still others enjoy the fine art     ancestors by collecting and           coastal marshes of Lake Erie’s       www.travel.state.oh.us
      see? Busy factories turning out          museums           in     Cleveland,     restoring their lives from the        shoreline to the deep forests and       Material provided by Ohio
      cars, steel and soap. Progressive        Youngstown and Toledo.                  prehistoric Native Americans to       green valleys of the rugged          Department of Development,
      cities such as Cleveland,                    Visitors can take a walk on the     the Shakers, the pioneers, the        Appalachian foothills.               Division of Travel and Tourism ¤
      Columbus and Cincinnati. Classic         wild side and explore one of            canal boat travelers and the
      midwestern towns with cannons            Ohio’s many world-class zoos or         Zoarites.
      and park benches on the                  re-created natural habitats with            Take a break from the hectic
      courthouse square.                       animals roaming about the land.         pace and get back to nature at
          For some, Ohio means                     Ohio is also home to the            any one of the 72 Ohio State
      world-class       theme       parks      world’s largest population of           Parks. You can hike along a scenic
      including        Cedar        Point,     Amish people. Dressed in black          trail, fish from the banks of a
      Paramount’s Kings Island, Sea            clothing and riding in horse-drawn      sparkling stream, or watch the
      World, Geauga Lake and more.             buggies, the Amish may look as if       sunset reflect in a glassy lake. Or
          Others enjoy the Buckeye             they come from hundreds of miles        just get away from it all among
      State’s many museums such as             and decades away. Through their         the caves and waterfalls.
      the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and       back-to-basics lifestyle, you can           From graceful sternwheelers
      Museum in Cleveland, the Pro             learn about life’s simple pleasures     streaming down the Ohio River to
      Football Hall of Fame in Canton,         found in abundance in Ohio’s            magnificent sailing vessels
      Inventure Place in Akron, Ohio’s         Amish Country.                          catching a breeze across Lake
      Center of Science & Industry                 Ohio’s historical villages —        Erie, Ohio’s nautical heritage
      (COSI) in Columbus or the Wright         Roscoe Village, Ohio Village, Zoar      stretches from north to south.
      Brothers Cycle Company, and The          Village, Schoenbrunn Village —          Along the way are riverboat era

Cultural Heritage of Amish Country
    Behalt, the 265-ft. painted            as presented on the colorful mural.        schoolhouse presenting Amish
mural-in-the-round, attracts visitors      The oil-on-canvas painting uses            education are also offered. The
world-wide to the Amish &                  distinctive artistic techniques of line    bookstore, gift shop and displays
Mennonite Heritage Center in Berlin,       and color to illustrate multiple stories   support the study of heritage and
Ohio. One of only three in the United      within a vast timeline.                    culture.
States, the cyclorama is the                   In addition, guests enjoy a video      Amish & Mennonite Heritage Center
masterpiece of the late international      introduction to the region, home of                      Berlin, Ohio
artist Heinz Gaugel.                       world’s largest Amish community. A                    877-858-4634
    In a guided tour, visitors learn the   Pioneer Barn with restored                          www.behalt.com
story of the Amish and Mennonites          Conestoga wagon and a one-room                  e-mail:info@behalt.com ¤

Mohican Country – Come for the beauty . . . Stay for the fun!
   For generations families have discovering Mohican has much more trails, as well as the most beautiful
traveled to Mohican - the camp and to offer.                              fall foliage in Ohio. Visit Ohio’s most
canoe capital of Ohio. Today they are    Mohican State Park features unique state park at Malabar Farm.
                                      miles of hiking, biking, and bridle     Mohican offers four seasons of
                                                                          festivals and recreation - from
                                                                          hunting and fishing, to skiing and
                                                                          golfing. Shop in charming Loudonville
                                                                          and discover Amish furniture, Native
                                                                          American jewelry, and a wide range
                                                                          of other specialty shops. Choose
                                                                          from several restaurants for a
                                                                          delicious meal.
                                                                              Lodging        opportunities     are
                                                                          plentiful, including cabins, a luxurious
                                                                          castle, a state park resort, motels,
                                                                          and B & Bs.
                                                                              For more information and a
                                                                          calendar        of     events,      visit
                                                                          www.Loudonville-Mohican.com or
                                                                          call 1-877-266-4422 and request a
                                                                          free visitor’s guide. ¤

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                                                                             Visit Columbus . . .
                                                                             but relax in Grove City, there's no better place!
                                                                                There’s no better time to visit       Art, Topiary Park, Jack Nicklaus          Scramble, Arts in the Alley and Blast
                                                                             Central Ohio and there’s no better       Museum and Franklin Park                  at Beulah.
                                                                             place to stay than Grove City. Six       Conservatory.                                 Grove City is a great lodging hub
                                                                             miles from Downtown Columbus,               While in Grove City, experience        for a Central Ohio weekend shopping
                                                                             Grove City has 1,100 clean,              the two water slides at the Big           experience.
                                                                             comfortable hotel rooms with great       Splash aquatic park, Gardens at               Download our 2009 visitor guide
                                                                             interstate and major highway             Gantz’s 10 herb gardens, concerts in      or     request      information    at
                                                                             access. Grove City is minutes from       the Town Center, The Encampment,          www.visitgrovecityoh.com or call
                                                                             COSI, the dynamic hands-on family        hot air balloon show, Ohio Jet            800-539-0405. ¤
                                                                             science center, Columbus Zoo and
                                                                             Aquarium, Columbus Museum of
                                                                                                                      Ohio’s Best Kept Secret
                                                                                                                         East Liverpool has enjoyed the         at our Broadway Wharf or our Annual
          For Over        150     Years!        ˜    Pottery Capital of the World
                                                                                                                      distinction of being the “Pottery         Tri-State Pottery Festival in June.
                                                                                                                      Capital of the World” for the past 150    Remarkable architecture exists
     Ohio’s                                                                                                           years. On the Ohio River, visitors        within our area. Don’t miss our

               Best Kept Secret                                                                                       enjoy museums, potteries, shopping
                                                                                                                      and boating. We are conveniently
                                                                                                                      located in the Tri-State area
                                                                                                                                                                beautiful Thompson Park with disc
                                                                                                                                                                golf, hiking trails and more. Minutes
                                                                                                                                                                from Homer Laughlin “Fiesta Ware”
     East Liverpool Has It All!                                                                                       (Pennsylvania, West Virginia and          Pottery, Mountaineer Race Track and
                                                                                                                      Ohio). An hour’s drive or less finds      Casino and the new Pittsburgh
                      234-517-7052                                                                                    you in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania or        Rivers Casino.
             www.VisitELO.com                                                                                         Wheeling, West Virginia.
        Tour Our Potteries & Purchase Wares • Visit The Museum of Ceramics • Specialty Shops • Antiques                  Visit the Museum of Ceramics,             East Liverpool Tourism Bureau
        Riverfront Wharf • Lou Holtz Upper Ohio Valley Hall of Fame • Parks • Lodging • Boating • Dining              40,000 square foot Pottery City                    126 W. 6th Street
           Victorian Mansion • Golf & Disc Golf • Entertainment at nearby Race Track & Gaming Resorts                 Antique Mall, Lou Holtz Hall of Fame          East Liverpool, Ohio 43920
                 On the Ohio River Just 30 Minutes From Pittsburgh!                                                   and the Victorian Thompson House                    234-517 – 7052
                    East Liverpool Tourism Bureau | 126 W. 6th St., East Liverpool, OH 43920                          Mansion. Enjoy waterfront activities              www.visitelo.com ¤



       Kentucky - breath-taking
           Adorned by the towering        lodgings and entertainment with     recreational parks, caverns, and      Cumberland Plateau also afford           the fun and excitement of
       peaks of Big Black Mountain,       the nature-lover’s dream. In the    your choice of lakes. Find what       luxurious cabins and camping             Kentucky’s numerous county fairs
       glistening Cumberland Falls, and   state where the music doesn’t       you need at all the conveniently      sites near some of the most              and festivals. The agricultural and
       the Diamond Caverns, Kentucky,     stop,    walk     through    the    located hotels and inns. The          stunning trails. Plan a thrilling trip   educational fairs will give you and
       or “The Bluegrass State,”          breath-taking national forests,     Appalachian Mountains and             to the Kentucky Derby for the            the kids sights to discus for the
       combines the ideal tourist                                                                                     experience of a lifetime, and          rest of the vacation, and you
                                                                                                                      tour the working farms and             won’t have to drive far for a walk
                                                                                                                      wineries for an edifying               through any of the wildlife and
                                      Discover Lexington’s Bluegrass Region                                           adventure into the backbone of         nature reserves. The views are
                                         Lexington’s Bluegrass Region has    friends. Discover the region’s history, American consumerism. The               spectacular and the choices are
                                      something for everyone. Enjoy          arts and crafts.                         beautiful golfing ranges also          endless in the rolling hills of
                                      charming       vineyards,    superb        Lexington has a wide variety of provide magnificent greens for              bluegrass country.
                                      shopping at locally owned boutiques,   entertainment when the sun goes the traveling golfer. Winds will                   Take your memories home
                                      relaxing spa treatments, legendary     down including concerts, festivals, blow your way in Kentucky.                  with at one of the conveniently
                                      horse farm tours, fine cuisine and     performing arts, comedy clubs and            Travel along the countryside       located tourist shops or visit the
                                      more.                                  more.                                    railroads for a great view of the      Amish towns for great deals and a
                                         Lexington’s affordable hotels and       Log on to our website and majestic Kentucky landscape or
                                                                                                                                                             pleasant excursion on the scenic
                                      Bed & Breakfasts offer vacation        discover the bounty of Lexington’s kayak down one of the
                                      packages – many including dining,      Bluegrass Region.                                                               back roads. For a vacation where
                                                                                                                      picturesque rivers. Horse drawn        making the trip memorable is
                                      shopping, golfing and touring                                                   carriages circle and cross some
                                      options. Accommodations range                  Lexington Convention                                                    accomplished by relaxation, visit
                                                                                                                      of Kentucky’s most magnificent         the blue hills, cascading
                                      from budget to luxury.                          and Visitors Bureau
                                                                                                                      lakes, making the perfect
                                         Drive past our beautiful horse              301 East Vine Street                                                    mountains, and radiant forests of
                                                                                                                      romantic escape and lots of fun
                                      farms and spend an afternoon                Lexington, Kentucky 40507                                                  Kentucky. You’ll never want to
                                      playing with our famous four-legged             www.visitlex.com ¤              for the kids. Also, don’t forget
                                                                                                                                                             leave. ¤
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                                                                                                                               Eastern Kentucky
The Bluegrass State                                                                                                                Paintsville, Johnson County,
                                                                                                                               Where the Mountains Meet the
                                                                                                                               Music, located in the heart of the
                                                                                                                                                                         Expo Center offers a variety of sports
                                                                                                                                                                         and entertainment.
                                                                                                                                                                            Come experience our Highlands
   Kentucky, the Bluegrass State, is       cool evenings are not unusual.             Land Between The Lakes – is a
known the world over for its special       Spring and Fall only require a light       World Biosphere Reserve with 300         Appalachian Mountains, providing a        hospitality and take home a treasure
                                                                                                                               vast array of activities for the whole    of memories.
and diverse natural beauty.                coat for evenings. In the winter, the      miles of undeveloped shoreline for       family. Step back in time at the             Pikeville - Pike County Tourism
Hundreds of thousands of visitors          moderate amount of snow is perfect         waterfront and RV camping,               Mountain HomePLace for a guided                       800 844-7453
come each year to enjoy the scenery        for skiing and sleigh riding.              swimming, fishing, riding, and hiking.   tour of a Civil War era farm. Visit the        www.tourpikecounty.com,
no matter what the season. A great             From the huge lakes to festive         Private and state resorts on both        new U. S. 23 Country Music Hwy.               email: tourpikeco@setel.com
way to see it all is to follow             river towns, Kentucky’s Western            lakes provide every kind of vacation     Museum and gift shop dedicated to            Prestonsburg offers Broadway
                                                                                                                               the many world famous entertainers        musicals at Jenny Wiley Theatre,
Kentucky’s designated Scenic               Waterlands Region offers sun and           option, and there are plenty of          who call the area home. Tour              Kentucky Opry in the Mountain Arts
Byways. Chosen for their appeal in         fun for the entire family! You will find   attractions for days off the water.      Loretta Lynn’s Homeplace. Shop the        Center along with national
portraying the geographic beauty, all      surprises on every stop of the road.          Western Kentucky is rich in music     antique galleries.        Dine while      headliners, festivals, juried crafts,
also have historical and cultural              One of Kentucky’s giant outdoor        history. The father of bluegrass         enjoying a relaxing glass of wine or      horse shows, boating and other
significance.                              recreation areas is the Land               music, Bill Monroe, was born in          other beverage. Call for a complete       water recreational activities, hiking,
                                                                                                                               listing of activities and sites that      elk watching adventures, golfing,
   Some byways travel past                 Between the Lakes – Kentucky Lake          Rosine in Ohio County; while W.C.        await when you visit.                     historical and civil war sites. Rainier
limestone palisades, waterfalls, and       and Lake Barkley area.                     Handy, the father of the blues, called         Paintsville/Johnson County          Racing Museum exhibits the
spring houses, skirting magnificent            Every member of the family will        Henderson home for 10 years. John                     800-542-5790                 trophies, pictures and relics
horse farms rimmed in fences of            find something here for a great            Prine, Merle Travis and the Everly            www.visitpaintsvilleky.com           collected through the racing history
stone and plant.                           vacation. You can’t help but have fun      Brothers have Muhlenberg County              Pikeville - Pike County offers        of Harry Rainier Family including
                                                                                                                               natural wonders, culture, history and     three Daytona 500 victories.
   Some routes are lined with              surrounded by Kentucky Lake and            ties; Boots Randolph was born in         natural beauty. The landscape is             Don’t miss traditional mountain
stately mansions, quaint homes and         Lake Barkley, which together form          Trigg county.                            surrounded by towering mountains          crafts showcased in various shops
country churches, offering a glimpse       one of the largest man-made bodies            If you’re ready to relax and have     that provide spectacular views            downtown. Also enjoy a show at the
into a bygone era. Old Frankfort Pike,     of water in the United States.             some fun, you’re going to love it        throughout the year.                      East Kentucky Science Center and
chosen one of the nation’s top ten         Kentucky Lake is nationally known for      here!                                        Enjoy the thrill of whitewater        Planetarium.
                                                                                                                               rafting and kayaking on the Russell          Whether you are looking for water
byways,       features       savanna       crappie fishing and inland sailing.                                                 Fork River. Breaks Interstate Park,       sports, a challenging golf course at
woodlands reminiscent of the               Lake Barkley’s countless bays, inlets,     For Kentucky travel information, call    the largest canyon east of the            StoneCrest, a romantic getaway or a
Bluegrass landscape before colonial        and sparsely developed shoreline are        1-800-225-TRIP (8747). Kentucky         Mississippi River, offers an array of     vacation spot for the entire family,
settlement.                                perfect for exploring and quiet             Department of Travel, 500 Metro         outdoor activities and breathtaking       Prestonsburg has something for
   No matter what season,                  relaxation.                                St., Suite 2200, Frankfort, Kentucky     scenery. Pike County is also home to      everyone.
                                                                                       40602. Visit Kentucky web site:         the world famous Hatfield and                 Prestonsburg Convention and
Kentucky has a mild climate.                   The 40-mile long peninsula that                                                 McCoy feud. The East Kentucky                Visitors Bureau, 800-844-4704
                                                                                        www.kentuckytourism.com ¤
Summers can be very warm, but              lies between these huge lakes –                                                                                                    www.prestonsburgky.org ¤

Hopkinsville-Christian County Kentucky
    Year-round               recreation    Center, or explore our historic
opportunities         abound          in   downtown.
Hopkinsville-Christian County, your           Indoors, visitors can enjoy
new haven for outdoor adventure.           museums, antique and boutique
From meandering walking trails to          shopping, art exhibits, a day at the
scenic biking and hiking to golf and       spa or a night on the town. Annual
scuba diving, our mild climate allows      events include an Intertribal Pow
visitors and residents to enjoy the        Wow, Little River Days Festival,
outdoors in all four beautiful seasons.    Edgar Cayce Hometown Seminar,
    Walk the footsteps of the              IPRA Rodeo, Hwy. 68 400-mile yard
Cherokee Indians on the Trail of           sale, and more.
Tears, golf the championship Links at         Visit our web site at
Novadell, scavenger dive to find           www.visithopkinsville.com to learn
underwater treasures, soak up a            more. Or, to request a visitor’s guide
host of natural wonders at Pennyrile       emailtourism@visithopkinsville.com
Forest State Resort Park, splash in        or call 1-800-842-9959. ¤
the Tie Breaker Family Aquatic

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                    North Carolina

     Fun family destinations in North Carolina
        Unplug your kids and explore          battleship of WWII with 15 battle          North Carolina Aquarium, Pine    dolphin tours, rock-climbing walls      sipping an ice-cold Pepsi on a hot
     our list of family favorites from        stars. Come aboard and explore         Knoll Shores, Atlantic Beach: The    for all ages and more. Don’t forget     summer day at the place where
     across the state (in no particular       nine decks, crew’s quarters, gun       Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores        to check out one or all of the          Pepsi was born? The inventor of
     order). Families can plan their trip     turrets and much more. This is a       features exhibits and animals        seven kite and toy stores. Kids’        Pepsi, pharmacist Caleb Bradham,
     easily with a stop at VisitNC.com        tour you won’t want to miss.           from across North Carolina.          programs run throughout the             invented Pepsi at his drugstore
     or by calling 1-800-VISIT NC -           Afterwards, visit Downtown             Mountain waterfalls, Piedmont        summer, as well as many                 where the locals met to socialize and
     where you can easily access              Wilmington for eclectic shopping,      rivers, coastal swamps and           spectacular kiting and hang             listen to the latest music. The cellar
     details, attractions, lodging,           day or evening riverboat cruises,      offshore shipwrecks are featured     gliding                      events.    of Bradham’s drugstore served as the
     destinations, restaurants, road          museums showcasing North               habitats. The aquarium re-opened     www.kittyhawk.com                       original site of Pepsi-Cola syrup
     maps and more.                           Carolina artists and history or        in 2006 after a $25 million,             Surf Camp, Wrightsville             manufacturing. Visit the Pepsi Store
        On the Coast:                         tours of the historic district,        two-year renovation. Visitors can    Beach: Learn to surf in the             and browse through memorabilia
        Battleship USS N. CAROLINA,           nature preserves and movie             see what Blackbeard’s flagship,      emerald green waters of                 while learning more about the history
     Wilmington: Experience the thrill        studios. www.battleshipnc.com          the Queen Anne’s Revenge and         Wrightsville Beach and forget all       of one of the world’s favorite soft
     of the most decorated US                                                        the sunken German sub U-352          about the hot weather. Surf Camp        drinks. www.pepsistore.com
                                                                                      look like on the ocean floor. The   offers safe and exciting, private           Natural scenic beauty, adventure
                                                                                      “Living Shipwreck,” which           and group surfing lessons and           and relaxation, a dining experience
The dream goes on!                                                                    displays the wreckage of the
                                                                                      sub, features a 60-foot-long
                                                                                                                          camps. The program caters to all
                                                                                                                          levels and the staff of professional
                                                                                                                                                                  for every taste, rich history and warm
                                                                                                                                                                  Southern hospitality come together
    Let me whisk you away to Topsail        dreams for many years. Island Real        viewing                 window.     certified surfing instructors will      in North Carolina. Call 1-800-VISIT
Island. That little bit of child-like       Estate is a dream come true for me.       www.ncaquariums.com                 take you to the next level offering     NC or go to VisitNC.com to plan your
wonder left in each of us gives us the      Dreams can last for a few moments             Kitty Hawk Kites, Nags Head:    the perfect opportunity to cool         next getaway.
fuel to kindle a dream and to imagine       or for a lifetime.                        Learn to hang glide over soft       down among the ocean breeze.                This article courtesy of North
things more perfect than mere                   Let our staff help create a           sand dunes or fly tandem with an    www.wbsurfcamp.com                      Carolina Department of Commerce,
reality.                                    vacation dream for you and yours.         instructor to 2,000 feet. Other         The Birthplace of Pepsi, New        Division of Tourism, Film and Sports
    Business is about people and their      My personal promise is to do              activities include kite surfing,    Bern: What could be cooler than         Development.
dreams. We pledge “never to forget          everything within my power to help
that.” It’s what makes us different.        make this vacation the best you’ve
I’ve been a dreamer of exceptional          ever experienced. I back up that
                                             promise with my word.
                                                                                     Welcome to the Crystal Coast
                                                                                         Enjoy the relaxed, less hurried         You and your family will find an           Let Realty World - First Coast
TOPSAIL ISLAND, NC                            Cathy Medlin, Vacation Specialist
                                                                                     family friendly Crystal Coast of North   array of restaurants, activities for all   Realty find the perfect vacation
                                                        Island Real Estate
                                                                                     Carolina. The pristine beaches with      ages and a deep, rich history that is      rental to fit your budget. Most
                                                           Topsail Island
                                                                                     the warm ocean water provide a           captivating. Life here is less hurried,    properties        are      Oceanfront,
                                                          P. O. Box 2690
                                                                                     wide array of activities including       diversity of attractions quite             Oceanside or Soundside and range
                                               Surf City, North Carolina 28445
                                                                                     fishing, boating, swimming, diving,      numerous, people are friendlier and        from        luxurious       3-bedroom
                                                                                     sailing, sunbathing or shell             the beauty is unequaled.                   condominiums, 6-bedroom / 4-bath
                                                 www.topsailvacation.com ¤
                                                                                     collecting.                                                                         vacation homes to quaint cottages.
                                                                                                                                                                          Homes with boats slips are also
                                                                                                                                                                          available. All are within easy access

                                            Fabulous Family Vacations                                                                                                     to either Emerald Isle or Atlantic
                                   Bluewater GMAC offers fabulous                       Located in North Carolina’s              Contact Bluewater GMAC at                  Realty World - First Coast Realty
                                family vacations at great prices. We                 Southern Outer Banks, our island         either     1-866-701-7499          or          407 Atlantic Beach Causeway,
                                are a family-oriented beach. We                      runs east/west. This gives visitors to   bluewaterguestohio.com and see                              Suite 1
 1.800.622.6886 pride ourselves in offer over that
                                atmosphere. We
                                                                                     our area the opportunity to witness
                                                                                     picturesque sunrises and sunsets
                                                                                                                              what we can offer for a Fabulous
                                                                                                                              Family Vacation at a great price! ¤
                                                                                                                                                                               Atlantic Beach, NC 28512
 www.topsailvacation.com vacation rental properties to meet                          over the water. In addition to our                                                    www.realtyworldfirstcoast.com ¤
 P. O. Box 2690 • Surf City, NC any budget requirements. Some of                     exceptional orientation, our close
                                our homes are pet-friendly. In                       proximity to the Gulf Stream brings
                                addition, we offer additional                        us warmer water than the Northern
                                amenities to help entertain your                     Outer Banks.
                                entire family.

                                            Welcome to Sunset Beach, NC
                                               With a portfolio of over 250 of the
                                            finest vacation homes, Sunset            consider it a privilege to serve you!
                                            Vacations has a beach home to fit           Remember – we have it all! From
                                            every style, location and budget.        oceanfront, waterway, condo and
                                            Located just 20 minutes north of         mainland ... we can find that perfect
                                            Myrtle Beach, South Carolina and 45      vacation just for you.
                                            minutes south of Wilmington, North                Sunset Vacations
                                            Carolina, Sunset Beach is that hidden          401 South Sunset Blvd.
                                            vacation treasure you’ve been                 Sunset Beach, NC 28468
                                            looking for. The staff and                800-331-6428 (Reservations Only)                                                           www.realtyworldfirstcoast.com
                                            management of Sunset Vacations                      910-579-9000                                                                 email: rentals@realtyworldfirstcoast.com
                                                                                       www.sunsetvacations.com ¤
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                                                                            Experience country hospitality                                                                         Best Western
                                                                                                                                                                                   Eldreth Inn
                                                                               Best Western Eldreth Inn at             amenities include a fitness center
                                                                            Mount Jefferson is located in North        and sauna.
                                                                                                                                                                   •Complimentary            •Iron and board
                                                                            Carolina’s scenic mountain setting.           Nearby attractions include the            continental breakfast    •Hairdryer
                                                                            Here you can explore the Blue Ridge        Ashe County Cheese plant, auto              •Fitness center           •AM/FM alarm clock
                                                                            Parkway and all that the area has to       racing, golf courses, Fresco                •Sauna                    •Air-conditioning
                                                                                                                                                                   •Kids12 & under free      •No smoking rooms
                                                                            offer.                                     churches, Mount Jefferson State             •RV / truck parking        available
                                                                               Room       amenities      include       Park and Bluff Mountain nature              •Cable TV w/ HBO®         •Free Wireless
                                                                            television with cable and HBO, free        conservancy. The New River                  •Coffee maker              Internet
                                                                            local calls, coffeemaker, iron and         provides great canoeing and fishing.                    Hwy Us 221 & NC 88,
                                                                            ironing board, and hairdryer. Some         Several ski resorts are a short drive                   Jefferson, NC, 28640
                                                                            rooms have a refrigerator and              away.
                                                                            microwave. Balcony rooms include            Best Western Eldreth Inn at Mount                               336-246-8845
                                                                            a rocking chair.                                         Jefferson
                                                                               Enjoy a complimentary hot                       Hwy. US 221 & NC 88
                                                                            breakfast.       Winner’s      Circle        Jefferson, North Carolina 28640
                                                                            Restaurant provides delicious home                    336-246-8845
                                                                            cooking and great steaks. Hotel                 www.bestwestern.com ¤                     www.bestwestern.com



     Jay and Randolph Counties Indiana ~ Along historic US 27
         Travel historic US 27 into Jay    speedway, antiques, and the        while Arts Place and the Arts            gourmet       bakers,     coffee         Festivals, a zoo, and corn
     and Randolph Counties and find        world’s largest gas engine &       Depot host exhibits and elegant          microroaster, and specialty           mazes will create lasting family
     fine art, Amish wares, culinary       tractor show.                      receptions. Discover historical,         popcorn. Orchards, family farms,      memories. Historic town centers
     indulgences,            fascinating      A multitude of artisan          railroad, firefighter, glass, and        maple syrup making, farmers           offer unique shopping and dining
     museums,          a      legendary    showrooms spot the countryside     soldier      museums          holding    markets, and a winery offer           options.     In addition, Silver
                                                                              fascinating stories and artifacts.       education and entertainment.          Towne, LP boasts multiple
                                                                                  The culinary tourist will find the   Bearcreek Farms and Historic          showrooms for trading rare coins.
Discover                               Speed, Sweets & Silver
                                                                              Sugar Cream Pie Capital,                 Farmland, USA host many dinner        They even have their own mint! ¤
                                       RANDOLPH COUNTY                        chocolatier, fudge makers,               theaters and performances.
                                                                            Unexpected. Unforgettable.
                                                                                Visit a small Midwestern town          enduring names in modern                  the community spirit and the
                                                                            like no other. Columbus, Indiana is a      architecture, names like I.M. Pei,        collective energy of the 40,000
                                                                            place where every brick tells a story.     Richard Meier, Eliel and Eero             people who live here.          Great
                                                                            It’s a community that embraced the         Saarinen, just to name a few.             restaurants, shopping and family fun
                                                                            future and chose architecture as a             Even if you are not an architecture   await you in this unexpected,
                                                                            way to express its optimism. Since         buff, you’ll be inspired by this          unforgettable community!
         Jay County, IN                                                     the mid-1940’s some of the world’s         community’s bold approach to                    Columbus Visitors Center
Plan for the Fiber Fest & Spin-In                                           finest architects have left their          creating a community that is both                    506 Fifth Street
     March 12 & 13, 2010                                                    impressions on this special place.         livable and beautiful.             The             Columbus, IN 47203
     877-726-4481                          www.roamrandolph.org             The list includes some of the most         architecture is merely a symbol of               www.columbus.in.us ¤
  www.VisitJayCounty.com                      800-905-0514

                                                                            Northern Indiana Lakes Country
                                                                               With Indiana’s most beautiful           and then enjoy lunch or dinner at the
                                                                            state park, a winery, buffalo              historic Potawatomi Inn.
                                                                            preserve, scenic golf courses and             Wild Winds Buffalo Preserve is
                                                                            outlet shopping, Northern Indiana          home to nearly 200 buffalo. Sleep
                                                                            Lakes Country is family-friendly and       under the stars in a safari tent or
                                                                            conveniently located less than 200         stay warm under buffalo blankets in
                                                                            miles from Cleveland, Indianapolis         the log-hewn bed and breakfast.
                                                                            and Chicago.                               Enjoy       free     samples       of
                                                                               Outdoor recreation lovers flock to      award-winning wine at Satek
                                                                            Pokagon State Park and our 101             Winery and shop for bargains at The
                                                                            natural lakes. During the winter, take     Outlet Shoppes at Fremont.
                                                                            a thrilling ride down the state’s only       Northern Indiana Lakes Country
                                                                            refrigerated toboggan slide or rent                  207 S. Wayne St.
                                                                            skis and explore the 1,260-acre park.                Angola, IN 46703
                                                                            This fall, hike on nine trails or take a              (800) LAKE-101
                                                                            guided 45-minutes horseback ride                   www.lakes101.org ¤
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                                                                                                                                      Pigeon Forge
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   Who’s Ready for an
 Outer Banks Vacation?
              Joe Lamb,Jr.
              & ASSOCIATES
                    Kitty Hawk, NC
                           Since 1968

 Rentals • Sales • Property Management
Over 550 Homes from Duck to South Nags Head

                                                                                              Outer Banks
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                                                                                              ' Swimming pool            ! Ample parking
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                                                                                              ' Sundecks or screened front porches
                                                                                              ' Private bath with tub and shower
                                                                                              ' Oceanfront to a beautiful sandy beach
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                                                                                             P.O. Box 428 46577 · Hwy 12, Buxton, NC 27920
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