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

Greenville has transformed itself from a vacated textile town to one of the most vibrant, happening, and most-visited cities in the Southeast.

This is the same river route Lewis and Clark took 200 years ago, a 1,000-mile journey along the Columbia and Snake rivers and right up the musket of the American West.

Riverbanks Zoo and Garden in Columbia has a fifth straight year with attendance of more than 1 million people.

When U.S. and European airlines quickly canceled flights to Israel on Tuesday, they showed both a skittishness and a new sense of urgency in dealing with global trouble spots following last week's downing of a passenger plane over Ukraine.

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.

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

Going, Going...
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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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