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Our country has some pretty great eats, and here are you eight quintessentially American dishes in seven amazing American cities.

The National Park Service says the Great Smoky Mountains National Park received more than 9,000,000 visitors in 2013 who spent more than $734 million in communities near the park.

It's the 45th anniversary of man landing on the moon, and the occasion is being marked by opening a new space exhibit at the Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum on Charleston Harbor.

Looking for a quiet spot to spend time as a family, where time seems to slow down but there is still plenty to do when you are feeling active? Take a gander at Beaufort, S.C.

Commercial high-speed trains in many countries reach scheduled speeds of 186 mph, while some of France’s TGVs (Train à Grande Vitesse) travel at 200 mph.

Luca Simeone rides his bike along the sunny beachfront while his little daughter sleeps on the baby seat.

Historic Camden ?- Isn't that the Revolutionary War site in South Carolina where they have re-e...

Going, Going...
Mark your calendar for these great travel opportunities.

At Superman's birthplace... in Cleveland

Barcelona, Spain, is a seaside city to savor, with fresh markets, great Catalan food and culture.

A ride through Lichtenthaler Allee in Baden Baden  (Photo: Baden Baden Tourism)BADEN BADEN, GERMA...

Travel Better With Bob Taylor
Several of the largest and most picturesque cascades in North Carolina can be seen at DuPont State Forest, a 10,400-acre tract that straddles the Henderson/Transylvania county line southwest of Hendersonville.

The Observer's sister newspaper The Sun News of Myrtle Beach now has a travel site dedicated to everything you need to know about visiting the area: gotomyrtlebeach.com

Road Trips: Drive time in the Carolinas
Spring & summer guide to fun
N.C. Mountains
Asheville | Asheville events | Cherokee | Boone/Blowing Rock | Lake Lure/Chimney Rock | Bryson City | Mountain Adventures | Mountain Hikes
N.C. Piedmont
Charlotte area | Raleigh | Winston-Salem | Greensboro | Durham | Great Uwharrie Hiking | Piedmont Adventures
N.C. Coast
Outer Banks | Great Croatan Hikes | Wilmington | Morehead City/Beaufort | Coastal Adventures



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