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Ever Heard of Atwood Lake? It’s in Ohio & It’s Great!

Atwood LakeOhio is a state full of great getaway opportunities if you know where to look for them.  Atwood lake in east central Ohio is a wonderful place to visit for on the water recreation as well as land-based activities surrounding the lake.  Located in Tuscarawas and Carroll counties, this reservoir  covers 70 square mile, with a normal surface area of 1,540 acres, creating many opportunities for fun! Read on to find out about all the adventures awaiting you on Atwood Lake in Ohio.

 

 

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Have a Glass of Wine at a Few McMinnville Restaurants

McMinnville RestaurantsOregon Wine Country is one of the fastest growing wine growing regions of the country, and once you visit, you’ll understand why.  With rolling hills boasting beautiful vineyards that produce amazing wine, Oregon Wine Country is a hit among those who love natural beauty as well as wine aficionados.  McMinnville, Oregon is a wonderful place to experience the joys of Oregon Wine Country.  Home to a fantastic Select Registry property, the town will utterly charm you and restore your spirits as you get away from the day to day.  Along with delightful vintages of wine, McMinnville Restaurants offer amazing cuisine to compliment your drink of choice.  We recommend the following McMinnville restaurants to indulge in some of the area’s best food and wine.

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Want to Spot a Moose in Maine?

Moose in MaineTravelers visit Maine for a variety of reasons: its rugged coastlines and capes, the historic villages, the beautiful mountainous landscapes, the food, the culture….and on and on. One reason lovers of wildlife may choose to visit is to spot some moose in Maine.  One of a handful of US states that’s home to these giants, Maine has a sizable population that has been on the rebound since the 1980s.  So if you’re up for some prime wildlife observation, then plan an excursion to spot a moose in Maine!

 

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Willapa National Wildlife Refuge

Willapa National Wildlife RefugeOn the shores Willapa Bay on the coast of Washington State, Willapa National Wildlife Refuge occupies 11,000 acres of land.  With a diverse collection of landscapes and ecosystems, many species of plant and animal life can be found within the borders of the park.  So, if you want to explore a part of Washington State that boasts beautiful and rugged scenery as well as a great environment for wildlife viewing, head to  Willapa National Wildlife Refuge near the state’s coast.

 

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7 Festivals in Pittsburgh that Will Make You Want to Visit this Fall

Festivals in PittsburghPittsburgh, Pennsylvania is a fantastic city to visit for a getaway in the Mid Atlantic portion of the country. The city has a diverse cultural scene, great dining, and many entertainment opportunities.  This fall, there are several festivals in Pittsburgh that will give the area even more appeal for visitors.  If you’re thinking about getting away to the city in the coming months, be sure to check out these festivals in Pittsburgh to enjoy an array of music, food, art, and outdoor activities.

 

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What to See at Gifford Pinchot National Forest

Gifford Pinchot National ForestWashington state is a wondrous place full of diverse landscapes and environments to explore.  Depending on what you want to experience and which part of the state you wish to visit, there are a variety of destinations you should consider.  Gifford Pinchot National Forest in southern Washington that is home to wilderness areas, a national monument, mountains, meadows, lakes, streams, old growth forests, glaciers, and several volcanic peaks.  If you’re looking for a destination for wildlife viewing, hiking, climbing, or other outdoor endeavors, then head to the Pacific Northwest to enjoy all that Gifford Pinchot National Forest has to offer.

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Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte: 2014 Fall Events

Bank of America StadiumCharlotte, North Carolina is a great southern city with excellent culture, entertainment, and dining options.  One of the biggest draws of the city are events held at the Bank of America Stadium.  In the heart of the city, Bank of America Stadium is both home to the NFL’s Carolina Panthers and host to other special events every year.  If you’re planning a trip to Charlotte soon, be it for business, vacation, or especially for a big event, be sure to check out Bank of America Stadium.  With professional football games and big name music acts, there is sure to be an event at the stadium to please everyone.

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Sandia Peak Tramway: A Great Way to See New Mexico

Sandia Peak TramwayThe landscape of New Mexico is both unique and beautiful.  If you want to experience the views of this great state from a different angle, head to Albuquerque for a ride on the Sandia Peak Tramway.  This aerial tramway extends from the northeast border of the city to the Sandia Mountains.  With an ascension of over 3,800 feet, the Sandia Peak Tramway is truly a wonderful way to take in a new view of New Mexico.

 

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Siuslaw National Forest Activities

Siuslaw National ForestThe Siuslaw National Forest in western Oregon is forest of over 630,000 acres which encompasses a wide variety of ecosystems and geographical features.  The variety and vastness of the forest make it a prime destination for those wishing to explore the wilds of Oregon and partake in activities like hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, fishing and more.  Plus you can get the best of both worlds: exploring the rugged Oregon coastal environment and then retiring to the luxury and comfort of a Select Registry Member Inn.

 

 

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Things to Do in Eureka Springs This Fall

Things to do in Eureka SpringsEureka Springs, Arkansas is a true gem of a town located in the Ozarks of Northwest Arkansas.  The town is home to beautiful and historic Victorian homes and boasts interesting history that combines with innovative culture to create a truly desirable getaway destination.  Make one of the Select Registry member properties in town your home base as you explore all the things to do in Eureka Springs this fall.

 

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