Why are the Ladew Topiary Gardens So Famous?

For over 40 years, the Ladew Topiary Gardens in Monkton, Maryland have wowed visitors with its unique beauty and charm. Often compared to the Brookside Gardens in Silver Spring, Maryland, the Ladew Topiary Gardens are smaller but still, just as special to locals and sought out by tourists.


So, why are the Ladew Topiary Gardens so famous?

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History of Ladew Topiary Gardens

In the 1930s, Harvey Ladew established the famous Ladew Topiary Gardens on a portion of the 250-acre farm he purchased in 1929. Harvey Ladew, a well-known socialite and huntsman, used his travels to England to influence the design of the gardens.

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9 of the Most Romantic Things to Do in Massachusetts

From its rocky coasts to fresh seafood, Massachusetts is an ideal place for a romantic getaway. While Boston may be one of the most well-known cities in the Bay State, there are plenty of other places for couples to rekindle the romance. Next time you’re planning a date night or weekend getaway for just the two of you, surprise your sweetheart with one of the most romantic things to do in Massachusetts.


Here’s 9 of the most romantic things to do in Massachusetts.

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10 Best Restaurants in Atlanta

Atlanta is a city of many delicious layers. Full of both American history and emerging culture, the city is home to many top-notch theaters, music venues, museums, professional sports, and of course, great fine dining.


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With so many restaurants in Atlanta and the surrounding smaller towns, you might find it hard to make a decision. We’re here to help you figure out where to get started by putting together a list of some of the best restaurants in Atlanta. And to add to your experience, we have two Select Registry members located right in the middle of everything!

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Relive The Best Moments At The Baseball Hall Of Fame

Thrilling games, iconic players, a festive ballpark atmosphere… there are so many reasons why Baseball is called “America’s Pastime.” With many people in the US having such strong ties to the game, it only makes sense that there should be a gathering place for fans to come and marvel at the history of the game and get a look at some historic memorabilia.

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10 Popular Things to Do in Sedona AZ

If you consider yourself a nature person and you love the great outdoors, your next vacation should be to Sedona, Arizona. With so many great things to do in Sedona, we had to limit it to just 10. Here are a few ideas to help you plan a fabulous trip!


Here are 10 popular things to do in Sedona, AZ.

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1. Hiking

There are many options for hiking in Red Rock Country. You can learn about all the most popular places to hike, including the Rim Road/General Crook Trail Loop, the Around the Peaks Loop, and the Oak Creek Canyon by downloading this Sedona Hiking App for your phone.

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Best Cities To See The Total Eclipse Of The Sun

For the first time in 26 years, the United States will experience a total solar eclipse in August 2017. This is a rare event where the moon passes directly between the sun and the Earth, casting a shadow on Earth’s surface for a few moments.


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Luckily for you, there are many places you can go to see the next total eclipse! Some of the best locations span across the United States from Oregon to Georgia. Not every city in these states will fall in the solar eclipse 2017’s path of totality so we’ve created a guide for you of the places with the best times and visibility.

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Outdoor Lovers: 4 Things To Do In West Virginia

When warm weather sets in, there’s no better place to be than outdoors. If you’re looking for someplace green to spend this summer, consider heading east to West Virginia. Luckily, West Virginia is not far from big cities in neighboring states; yet its tranquil wilderness will make you feel like you’re worlds away!


If you love to be outdoors, here’s 4 things to do in West Virginia.


1. Gaze out from the East River Mountain Overlook in Bluefield, West Virginia

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8 Gazebos Perfect For Romantic Getaways

Remember that gazebo scene from the movie, the Sound of Music? Captain von Trapp pulls Maria into the gazebo to confess his love and the two break out in song.


“Do you know when I first started loving you?” he says. Due to their intimate nature, gazebos make the perfect setting for romance in the movies and in real life!


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Rekindle the romance by recreating your own romantic movie scene with your sweetheart at one of these intimate gazebos across the United States.


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Most Impressive Lighthouses In Florida

A lighthouse symbolizes hope for sailors and tourists alike. When bad weather arises, sailors must rely on its light to navigate stormy seas.

On sunny days, these resilient structures stand proudly as beacons of hope for all. They remind us we all possess the strength to overcome both good and bad weather!


Be inspired by some of the most impressive lighthouses in Florida.


1. See a lighthouse that’s weathered storms for over 100 years.

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The Top 3 Reasons To Take A Colorado Vacation

Dreaming of a vacation where you can reconnect with nature? From its breathtaking mountains to its rocky river canyons, Colorado’s well known geographical diversity offers you endless opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors! If you haven’t started planning your Colorado vacation, here’s why you should start now.

Here are our top 3 reasons you should take a Colorado vacation soon!


1. See A Sunset At The San Juan National Forest In Durango, Colorado

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