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Top Food Factory Tours in America

July 22, 2012
Want to live out your Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory fantasies? Turns out you can! Inspired by the 1971 musical, The Daily Meal checked out all of the delicious ways to learn about food production. From jelly beans to potato chips, there are food factory tours and tastings to satisfy any craving--so beat the heat indoors at one of these fun food factory tours or events [Read More]

Graceland celebrates 30 years of Elvis pilgrimages

When Graceland opened to the public 30 years ago this month, nobody knew if it would be a success. Nearly 18 million visitors later, the house where Elvis Presley once lived is a money-making business that's helped transform the city of Memphis into a top destination for music lovers. But Presley's ex-wife says it's the spirit of Elvis, and not just music history, that keeps the crowds coming to Graceland. [Read More]

Which city serves up the best burgers?

It's Providence, according to readers of Travel + Leisure magazine. The magazine says the city offers both "classic and creative burgers, with an emphasis on locally sourced ingredients ... At Harry's Bar and Burger, you can wash down your 100-percent-Hereford-beef sliders with spiked milkshakes, such as the Caramel Twinkie, made with ice cream, vanilla vodka, and snack cakes." The "America's Best Burger Cities" survey encompassed 35 U.S. metropolitan areas, TL say, and ranked 20. [Read More...]

10 great places for small-town NASCAR racing

NASCAR isn't just about enormous coliseums and mammoth crowds. Summer brings racing to more than 50 regional tracks (, where the atmosphere is small-town and family friendly. "These are local tracks, local fans and local competitors," says Dick Berggren , a NASCAR pit reporter for Fox, and executive editor of Speedway Illustrated magazine. "It's a different experience." Some speedways also host NASCAR regional series, letting crowds see up-and-coming stars [Read More...]

America's 10 Best National Parks, According To National Geographic

Here at HuffPost Travel, we're big fans of America's National Parks. We've taken a look at obscure parks that are totally worth a visit, as well as the best National Parks you probably don't know about. We also can't get enough videos of our parks, from the best viral videos to National Parks in time lapse. [Read More]