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10 great places for Santa sightings

In the century since Santa made his first department store appearance in Brockton, Mass., he has been showing up in some unexpected places. But Jack Sanderson, a professional Santa and director/star of the documentary Becoming Santa (available on iTunes and Netflix), says that wherever he appears, the spirit of Santa remains unchanged. He shares favorite Santa sightings with Larry Bleiberg for USA TODAY.  [Go there...]

12 U.S. Cities That Could Use Some Love

There are towns in America that we love to hate: the weather's too cold, the politics are too strong, the football fans are too crazy, unruly and obnoxious.
But cast all those catty complaints to the side, and you might see an awesome city that's just dying for a bit of your forgiveness and affection. Here are 12 cities we think deserve a second look.    [Go there...]

25 Reasons You Must Visit Charleston, South Carolina Immediately

There’s a reason Charleston has been voted America’s Best City three times over: the grits are spicy, the weather is warm, and the people are oh-so charming. This ain’t a resort town either, ya’ll-- the city’s got a history as rich as a biscuit covered in gravy.
After the summer crowds ebb, late fall is Charleston’s prime time. Craving some southern comfort before winter sets in? Here are 25 things worth the rush down to “Chucktown.”  [Go there...]

20 Awesome U.S. Cities You Need To Visit In Your 20s

When you think of American tourism, certain locations come to mind: the bright lights of New York City, the palm trees of Southern California, the nostalgia of Disney World.
But for the cash-strapped, adventure-seeking, microbrewed-beer loving, locavoremillennial, the old favorites of U.S. tourism don't hold much appeal.
Instead, these twenty cities make perfect locations for an urban vacation or worthy spots along a road trip.  [Go there...]

What's Florida's best hidden-gem beach?

Florida's beaches are famous. They lure the cold weather weary and put the sparkle in the Sunshine State. But the sands that edge the Atlantic from Amelia Island in the northeast south to Miami and beyond differ from those that stretch along the Gulf Coast from Fort Walton Beach in the northwest's panhandle to Marco Island on the southwest.  [Go there...]

Good Times Happen in Kentucky

Thousands of snowbirds pass through Kentucky every year and miss out on some of the most incredible natural wonders and cultural treasures anywhere. From horse racing and Bourbon Country, to the culture of Appalachia, Civil War significance, and Abraham Lincoln, Kentucky is a state enriched with deep traditions, important history, and authentic heritage. [Go there...]

10 Must-See Northern California Views

There's a reason people who visit the San Francisco Bay Area want to move, and people who live in the Bay Area never want to leave (real estate prices be damned) -- and it's not just the weather (as any San Franciscan will tell on on a chilly July day). San Francisco's skyline sparkles on a clear day, and it's just as magical encircled in tendrils of fog...[Go there...]

18 Road Trip Hacks That Will Actually Make Your Trip Awesomer

The Great American Road Trip can become even greater when you tweak a few simple things about your approach.
Heed our advice, grab a couple close friends, and get out there in your Big Rig for one the best trip of your life.
Not all suggestions are for RV'ers but you can make the adjustments to suite your needs and expectations.  [Go there...]