There are many areas of interest in North Carolina. One region that you might not be too familiar with is the North Carolina Research Triangle. This region, often just called “The Triangle” is in the Piedmont of the state of North Carolina and is anchored by three of the state’s universities: North Carolina State University in Raleigh, Duke University in Durham, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
The region became known as The Triangle originally only referring to the universities but the term later expanded to include the geographic region. The North Carolina Research Triangle name became even more widespread in the 1950s after the construction of the Research Triangle Park, which is home to many high-tech companies.
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9 Reasons to Visit the North Carolina Research Triangle
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The state of Delaware offers an array of different places to explore. When deciding where to visit, look over this list of 6 awesome things to do in Wilmington DE. From Art Museums to grand mansions, you are sure not to run out of things to do!
1. Delaware Art Museum
A private, not-for-profit arts organization, Delaware Art Museum is best known for its large collection of British Pre-Raphaelite art, works by Wilmington-native Howard Pyle and fellow American illustrators, and urban landscapes by John Sloan and his circle. Tour this fascinating museum and learn a little something about the artists of Delaware! Make sure to stop by the Thronson Café and snag a treat! This is a lovely little museum to spend one of your afternoons when in the area.
Connecticut is the southernmost state in the northeastern region of the United States known as New England. The beautiful state is bordered by Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New York, and Long Island Sound. With so much around and in the state, it can be difficult deciding where to start your adventure! Start with our top 6 Connecticut tourist attractions!
The capital of British Columbia has a population of more than 80,000, while the metropolitan area exceeds 340,00 people. Many people call this beautiful city their home and want visitors to experience the best parts of it! As you plan what to do and see in the area, don’t forget to pick where you want to relax and refuel. Victoria BC restaurants range from Thai to Polish cuisine, giving you a wide variety of options to choose from. Here are 6 fantastic Victoria BC restaurants you should try out when visiting the city!
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Eat at These 6 Victoria BC Restaurants When You Visit
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Mississippi is the 20th state of the U.S. to join the Union. It received its statehood on December 10, 1816. Spreading over 48,430 square miles of land, Mississippi is spacious and full of interesting things to do. With numerous towns and cities to choose from in the state, finding the one to visit can be challenging. The states largest city is Jackson. Not only is Jackson the largest city but also the capital of Mississippi and home to a fantastic Select Registry property. As you are looking for the perfect place to visit, take a moment to read over a few of our favorite things to do in Jackson MS!
Summer is upon us, making planning your vacation critical. The state of Vermont offers several beautiful and charming towns and cities to visit. Located in the northeastern part of the United States, Vermont is the only New England state not bordering the Atlantic Ocean, giving it a different feel than the other states. One small town in Vermont is Middlebury. Full of class, charm, and some terrific scenic waterfalls, you will delight over this diamond in the ruff. We here at Select Registry have a few suggestions of things to do in Middlebury VT for your summer vacation.
The Midwest has about 8,500 towns with populations less than 20,000. With an array of charming small towns to explore, picking the perfect one to visit might be difficult. Select Registry recommends you explore Galena IL. Small towns are treasure troves of delicious food, warm hospitality, immense history, and charm. Galena IL has all of the above.
From the Windy City skyline to Abraham Lincoln’s historic hometown, Illinois is an interesting, thriving state that has always been the true heart of the American Midwest. The majority of Illinois is composed of green rolling hills, golden cornfields, and villages, suburbs, and towns nestled between and around them. One of the most charming small towns in the state is Galena IL. This small town is full of interesting history, 19th century architecture and entertainment opportunities year round.
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Reasons Galena IL Was Listed as One of the Charming Small Towns in America
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The following is a blog post from Select Registry Vacation of a Lifetime winner Michele Chandler. Here is the original publication.
I will admit that I am a misplaced resident in an inland province. Any opportunity that presents itself to get near the ocean is an excuse for me to ‘go coastal’. Planning this wonderful leg of the Trip of a Lifetime soothed my land-lubbing existence..
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A New England Coastal Road Trip with Vacation of a Lifetime Winner Michele Chandler
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Need a getaway in the Pacific Northwest? Well, pack up the car and hit the road to visit these great Fall festivals in Oregon. From cultural traditions, to haunted towns, to some of the regions best beer and food, you can find it all in Oregon this fall. And Select Registry has a number of properties in the area to make your trip extra special. Take a look at a few of our recommended Fall festivals in Oregon for 2014.
Monterey, California is a great place to visit during the summer. Cultural celebrations, holiday traditions, and good old fashioned entertainment combine in a line up of fantastic summer events in Monterey, CA that you’ll want to experience.
4th of July Events | July 4th
Ring in Independence day California style! Monterey and the surrounding towns all have their own unique way to celebrate the holiday, including 4th of July in the Park held in San Lorenzo park.