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Huntington, West Virginia, United States

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St. George Greek Festival
Huntington, West Virginia

St. George Greek Festival, Huntington, West Virginia
Greekfest
The annual Greek Festival at St. George Greek Orthodox Church is not to be missed. Go early to get in line for a variety of Greek pastries, and then grab some lunch at one of the many tents. Watch the lamb cook on the rotisserie while you wait in line for souvlaki or gyros. Other Greek dishes are available in the church basement. Stick around throughout the afternoon for music and dancing.
Greekfest

Independence Hall
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Independence Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Experience History
At Independence Hall in Philadelphia, the park rangers tell you that you will get goose bumps standing in the room where the Continental Congress met and the Declaration of Independence was signed. They aren't kidding. If you aren't able to get a ticket to tour Independence Hall during the day, don't worry! From 5-7pm, you can line up for the opportunity to do a quick 15-minute tour of the Hall without a ticket.
Experience History

Yellowstone National Park
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Yellowstone National Park, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming
Winter in Yellowstone
"Wonderland" truly lives up to it's name in the wintertime. The snow and frigid temperatures in Yellowstone in February make for some spectacular views. Steam rises from all the thermal features, and wildlife are easily spotted against the white background.
Winter in Yellowstone

Glacier National Park
West Glacier, Montana

Glacier National Park, West Glacier, Montana
Going to the Sun
When you are in Glacier National Park, go for a ride on one of the famous red buses. The views along the Going-To-The-Sun Road are spectacular, and much easier to enjoy when someone else is doing the driving.
Going to the Sun

Grand Canyon National Park
GRAND CANYON, Arizona

Grand Canyon National Park, GRAND CANYON, Arizona
Ride The Train
The Grand Canyon Railway takes you from Williams, AZ, up to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. You detrain at the Grand Canyon Depot, which is just down the hill from El Tovar Hotel, and a short walk to the rim.
Ride The Train

Todai-ji
Nara, Japan

Todai-ji, Nara, Japan
Feed the deer
Nara is home to a small breed of deer that wander freely around the city, but they tend to congregate around Todai-ji, waiting for someone to feed them. You can buy sembe (a type of cracker) for the deer at one of the many stalls set up along the roads & sidewalks. The deer will come up and eat right out of your hand!
Feed the deer

Mystic Pizza
Groton, Connecticut

Mystic Pizza, Groton, Connecticut
A slice of heaven
If you're ever in Mystic, going to Mystic Pizza is a must. The dining area has expanded quite a bit since the 80's, but the pizza is always great.
A slice of heaven

Mystic Whaler
Stonington, Connecticut

Mystic Whaler, Stonington, Connecticut
Cruisin'
The deck of the schooner Mystic Whaler provides excellent opportunities for sightseeing along the New England coast. The waterfront of Stonington, CT, was particularly picturesque after a day of traveling through fog.
Cruisin'

Block Island Southeast Light
Block Island, Rhode Island

Block Island Southeast Light, Block Island, Rhode Island
What a view!
The Southeast Light on Block Island boasts a first-order Fresnel lens. For a reasonable amount, you can take a tour to the top of the lighthouse. On a clear day, the view is great!
What a view!

Mystic Whaler Cruises
New London, Connecticut

Mystic Whaler Cruises, New London, Connecticut
The only way to travel
A cruise aboard the Mystic Whaler is a great way to get away from it all. Go on one of their multi-day cruises to see the sights and learn some of the history of New England.
The only way to travel

Castell de San Salvador de Saverdera
El Port de la Selva, Spain

Castell de San Salvador de Saverdera, El Port de la Selva, Spain
Castle Ruins
The ruins of Castell de Sant Salvador are a great place for a picnic with a view of the bay in the distance.
Castle Ruins

Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
Oljato-Monument Valley, Arizona

Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, Oljato-Monument Valley, Arizona
Monument Valley
Stop for some fresh fry bread while you view the spectacular rock formations in Monument Valley.
Monument Valley

Kaymoor Trail
Fayetteville, West Virginia

Kaymoor Trail, Fayetteville, West Virginia
Going Down Is The Easy Part
The Kaymoor Trail takes you down in to the New River Gorge to view the remnants of the old Kaymoor mine. Part-way down the gorge, you come to the shelf level with the mine entrances. From there, a very long, winding stairway takes you to the floor of the gorge.
Going Down Is The Easy Part

Basílica de Santa Maria
Castelló d'Empúries, Spain

Basílica de Santa Maria, Castelló d'Empúries, Spain
Twilight
A walk at twilight through Castelló d'Empúries is a nice way to see the city. The last rays of the sun and the electric lights of the city moat illuminate the Basilica of Santa Maria.
Twilight

Berkeley Springs State Park
Berkeley Springs, West Virginia

Berkeley Springs State Park, Berkeley Springs, West Virginia
Take The Waters
The mineral waters are always flowing at Berkeley Springs State Park. Wading through the water is a good way to spend a couple of hours on a hot summer day.
Take The Waters
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