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Best US Fall Festivals

Celebrate cooler weather, changing leaves and the harvest season at one of America's fall festivals. The autumn doesn't merely mean Halloween happenings; this time of year is also ripe for colorful festivals, focused on everything from apples to oysters, German traditions to New England's culinary favorite, Maine lobster. Celebrate autumn's onset with food and drink fests, brew fests and more. Here, we've selected the best US fall festivals.  Go there...

Autumn colors: Beautiful fall foliage around the USA

School is back in session and so is the NFL. Days are getting shorter and temperatures are beginning to drop. All of it heralds the change of seasons as summer slowly edges into fall. Autumn means different things to different people, but there is one constant for color-lovers: Fall means foliage. From South Carolina to Colorado, Connecticut to Ohio, the leaves are beginning to put on their magnificent annual magic show..Go there...

2015 Fall Foliage Map - Best Leaf Peeping by Region

Ready to start leaf peeping this fall? Before you plan your fall foliage road trip, get the peak predictions from weathertrends360. Check out the 14-day forecast and use thevacation planner tool for your next trip.
For now, take a look at weathertrends360’s recommendations for the best regions to see autumn’s spectacular color show this year.  Go there...

Three Most Beautiful Drives For Your Next RV Road Trip

There’s nothing like a great American road trip. But where should you visit? Here are our top three most beautiful drives we’re suggesting for your next RV road trip.  Go there...

22 Outstanding Free Things to Do in America

Sometimes the best things in life really are free. Here are 22 world-class experiences that cost nothing yet nourish your mind and soul. -  Go there...

8 great places for fall colors across the US

As the calendar turns to September today, it's time to start planning fall foliage trips as the leaf-peeping season unfolds across the country. Whether you're a dedicated fall foliage fanatic or just in the mood for a scenic road trip, you'll find the following eight locations awash with color. Peak seasons vary, so when planning your trip, check with state or local tourism bureaus for the best time to go.   Go there...

10 waterfalls you definitely should go chasing

Waterfalls rank among nature's most alluring features, and there are hundreds if not thousands of them scattered across the United States. Some are spectacular and duly famous, such as Niagara and Yosemite, but there are many more lesser known but equally remarkable cataracts.
Given all of the possibilities, selecting a list of top 10 waterfalls was easier said than done. Nonetheless, here's our lineup of America's 10 most captivating waterfalls.  Go there...

Kings Mountain: Beginning of the end of the Revolutionary War

BLACKSBURG, S.C. -- Many Americans grow up with the idea that all the important sites of theAmerican Revolution are in the Northeast — in places like Lexington and Concord, Bunker Hill andValley Forge, says John Slaughter, superintendent of the Southern Campaign of the American Revolution Parks Group.
But more battles were fought in South Carolina than in any other state, he says.  Go there...

Road trips: Five must-see places in Arizona


Looking for a perfect late-summer road trip? People from around the world come to see the Grand Canyon, but Arizona has much more to offer. These are the Arizona Republic's must-see places in the state.  Go there...

Cuyahoga Valley: Natural gem hides in plain sight in Ohio

Try to pin down one thing that makes Cuyahoga Valley National Park a favorite, and the consensus will be ... that that can't be done.
The nearly 33,000-acre park is tucked away — some might say hidden — between the Cleveland and Akron metro areas in northeastern Ohio. Yet it boasts a variety of experiences that reflect how the local area, and the country as a whole, developed.   Go there...

The Ozarks: Scenic rivers' attraction is clear

The history, and the people, of the Jacks Fork and Current rivers are a bit rugged, but that water is crystal clear.
The rivers, which make up the Ozarks National Scenic Riverways, meander across southeast Missouri for more than 200 miles.
"There are several large springs that pump 200 million gallons a day," says Dena Matteson, public information officer.  Go there...