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Theme Park Thrills Orlando, FL

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Walt Disney World® Resort

Escape to a magical land for children of all ages. The Walt Disney World Resort features four theme parks (Magic Kingdom®Park, Epcot®, Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park and Disney's Hollywood Studios™), two waterparks and a vast shopping and entertainment complex.

Universal Orlando® Resort

Experience two adventure-filled theme parks and more at Universal Orlando Resort. From exciting rides and shows at Universal Studios Florida® and Universal's Islands of Adventure® to nightlife, shopping and dining at CityWalk®, it's the epic vacation your family deserves.

SeaWorld® Orlando

Don't forget about SeaWorld Orlando. From theme park rides, shows and exhibits at SeaWorld to the chance to swim with dolphins at Discovery Cove to new waterpark adventures at Aquatica, there's plenty here for the whole family.

Additional attractions

Discover more magic beyond the theme parks. Enjoy nostalgic Florida fun at Gatorland® and Old Town. Splash away the day at Wet 'n Wild®. Or explore International Drive, the famous strip that features Ripley's Believe It or Not!® and other attractions.

Shopping and more

For a change of pace, Orlando offers great shopping—from designer bargains at the Orlando Premium Outlets® to upscale centers like the Mall at Millenia. With golf, dining, nightlife and more, you can fashion your own getaway to remember.

Entertainment Oasis Las Vegas, NV

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See the Strip

Take your time and enjoy the sights and sounds of the iconic hotels and casinos on world-famous Las Vegas Boulevard. From eye-popping neon lights to choreographed fountain shows, volcanic eruptions, pirate ship battles and fireworks, it's enough to blow you away.

Take in a show

Drink in a dose of world-class Las Vegas entertainment. With everything from incredible Cirque de Soleil shows and The Beatles LOVE to Garth Brooks and Celine Dion concerts, as well as gut-busting comedy and variety shows, you'll be looking for an encore.

Place your bets

Try your hand at an endless array of slot machines and exciting table games in the casino capital of the world. You can search for "Lady Luck" 24 hours a day in a host of amazing gaming areas, from the spectacular casinos of the Strip to the classics of Old Downtown.

Marvel at a manmade wonder

Enjoy a fascinating tour of the Hoover Dam, one of the most impressive engineering wonders in the world. Then hop aboard a three-level, Mississippi-style paddle-wheeler for a cruise around Lake Mead, the largest manmade lake in the nation (courtesy of the dam).

...and a natural wonder too

Why not take a vacation within your vacation by adding a sightseeing trip to Grand Canyon National Park? With daily tours to the South Rim in a VIP mini-coach or to the bottom of the canyon by helicopter, you're in a great position to experience the majesty.

Atlantic Escape Myrtle Beach, SC

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The beach

You can't spell Myrtle Beach without "Beach." Make sure you check out the pristine stretches of sand and surf that give this Atlantic Coast jewel its name, whether you're swimming in the warmer months or just strolling in the cool sea air.

Grand greens

Myrtle Beach is home to more than 100 golf courses along the famous Grand Strand, including many that are ranked among the top courses in the country. So grab your clubs and hit the links in this premier golf destination.

Broadway at the Beach®

If there's one place in Myrtle Beach that has it all, this 350-acre entertainment complex is it. With a vast array of restaurants, entertainment, nightclubs and shopping, you'll feel like you're right in the heart of waterfront excitement.

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Brookgreen Gardens

For a taste of nature and history, experience Brookgreen Gardens, a National Historic Landmark and a haven of flora, fauna and figurative sculpture. You can also visit nearby Huntington Beach State Park, home to the famous Atalaya Castle.

Additional attractions

Myrtle Beach entertains millions of visitors every year with an eclectic variety of attractions. Find fun for the whole family at Nascar® SpeedPark™, MagiQuest® and Ripley's® Aquarium, get wet at Myrtle Waves Water Park and much more.

Living History Williamsburg, VA

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Living history

Engage with "residents" who dress in period costumes as they live, work and reenact daily life and historic events. See stories unfold right in front of you throughout the largest living history district of its kind in the country.

Historic Triangle

Take your time exploring the scenic, 23-mile Colonial Parkway that links Williamsburg with two other havens full of fascinating points of intrigue and interest: the Historic Jamestowne Settlement and Historic Yorktown.

Road to Richmond

If you take your road trip just a little farther, you'll find the larger city of Richmond, Virginia, which features many more historic structures, museums, battlefields and monuments of the American Civil War.

Theme park fun

When it's time to take a break from history, there's still plenty for the whole family to enjoy. One of Williamsburg's other claims to fame is the modern-day thrills and spills of Busch Gardens and Water Country USA.

Mountain Wonders Great Smoky Mountains, TN

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park

The most visited national park in the country, Great Smoky Mountains National Park is a paradise for hiking, climbing, biking, fishing, camping, picnicking, sightseeing and wildlife viewing. Easily accessible from anywhere in the area, it's the perfect place to get away.

Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community

The largest community of independent artisans lies right outside the town of Gatlinburg, offering a convenient 8-mile loop you can explore by car or trolley ride. Discover one-of-a-kind arts and crafts, and have pleasant conversations with the passionate people making them.

Dollywood® theme park

In Pigeon Forge, you'll find the classic, southern-styled theme park known as Dollywood. With rides, shows and adventures inspired by the one-and-only Dolly Parton, it's a family-friendly experience unlike any other.

Attractions high and low

From high-altitude attractions like the Gatlinburg Aerial Tramway and Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort & Amusement Park to more grounded fun at Ripley's® Aquarium and Ripley's Believe It or Not!®, the Great Smoky Mountains are packed with fun.

Space Coast Sights Cocoa Beach, FL

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Beautiful beaches

Explore miles of pristine beaches along the coast, from the unspoiled beauty and relaxing views of Jetty Park to the historic shopping, dining and entertainment of Cocoa Beach Pier and everything in between.

Shopping stops

You'll be surrounded by great finds throughout the area, from themed gift shops and souvenir stores by the beach to charming boutiques and shops in the quaint atmosphere of nearby Historic Cocoa Village.

Adventurous attractions

Treat your senses to momentous sights, from the new Exploration Tower to the Space Shuttle Atlantis℠ and other awe-inspiring exhibits throughout Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.

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Port of call

Even if you never board a ship departing from Port Canaveral—one of the world's busiest cruise ship ports—there's nothing like watching these massive ocean liners head out to sea in the afternoon.

Western Treasure Scottsdale, AZ

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Outdoor adventures

Take in the stunning Sonoran Desert, with peaks and valleys practically painted with color. Try whitewater rafting or hike the McDowell Sonoran Preserve. You can also travel in an off-road vehicle or on horseback. Whether you explore on your own or through guided tours, you won't want to miss it.

Golf with a view

With more than 200 courses in the area, Scottsdale is considered one of the top golf destinations in the world. You can even challenge yourself in a pro-style setting at nearby TPC Scottsdale. With beautiful backdrops and more than 300 days of sunshine annually, it's always a great place for golf.

Artful diversions

For a taste of the local art scene, head downtown into any of Scottsdale's three art districts. Explore diverse museums and any of the 125 art galleries and studios. The very popular Scottsdale Artwalk is held weekly, and the annual Scottsdale Art Festival is considered among the best in the country.

Shopping excursions

With a wonderful mix of refreshing outdoor promenades and upscale fashion centers, Scottsdale offers a wide selection of places to browse and buy. From a variety of treasures at Kierland Commons to the high-end Fashion Square Mall, you'll find all the souvenirs and special gifts you could want.

Nighttime entertainment

There's plenty to do after the Scottsdale sun sets. The downtown area alone features more than 80 wine bars, lounges and dance clubs. And areas like Old Town Scottsdale offer nighttime entertainment alongside old-fashioned stores, so you can blend a day of shopping with a night on the town.

Family Entertainment Branson, MO

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Show stoppers

For more than half a century, live shows have been synonymous with vacations in Branson. From classic country and nostalgic Motown and rock 'n roll to musical theater, comedy, magic and much more, there's a variety of entertainment options to delight every member of the family.

Attractions and museums

Choose your own adventure, from world-class amusement parks to fascinating museums. Enjoy thrilling rides at Silver Dollar City, tour the chilling Titanic Museum, snap a picture with your favorite celebrity at the Hollywood Wax Museum or take a dinner cruise on lovely Table Rock Lake.

Outdoor activities

Set amidst the rolling hills of the Ozarks, Branson has plenty of natural beauty and activities for every outdoors lover. Go fishing in Table Rock Lake or Lake Taneycomo or hiking along the trails of Dogwood Canyon and other nearby areas. You'll also find horseback riding, zip lining, boating and more.

Shopping excursions

Discover some of the best shopping in the Midwest. Branson Landing features over 100 specialty stores, while top designer bargains can be found at Tanger Outlets or The Shoppes at Branson Meadows. And for that special keepsake, don't miss the boutique and specialty stores of Branson Craft Mall.

Mountain Adventure Lake Tahoe, NV

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Family fun

Lake Tahoe offers plenty of family-friendly activities. Take a dip in the water and have a picnic at Pope or Lakeside Beaches. Enjoy time on the lake on a lunch or sightseeing tour with Tahoe Cruises. Or for a bird’s-eye view, glide over the lake and experience stunning views with Lake Tahoe Balloons.

Outdoor outings

Open-air adventures abound in Lake Tahoe. Head to Taylor Creek Visitor Center for maps, brochures and the start of four self-guided nature trails, visit Van Sickle Bi-State Park for several trails and incredible views on the Nevada-California state line or take a hike to Lower Eagle Falls.

Historic highlights

Start your historic tour of Lake Tahoe with the Lake Tahoe Historical Society Museum. You’ll find a collection of artifacts and Lake Tahoe’s oldest commercial building. Add in the Tallac Historic Site with three estates, a garden and museum, as well as Vikingsholm, a beautiful example of Scandinavian architecture.

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Additional attractions

Whether trying your hand at the casinos in nearby Stateline, catching a big one at Tahoe Trout Farm or delighting in epic skiing and snowboarding at nearby Heavenly® Lake Tahoe ski resort (not to mention the scenic gondola ride with awe-inspiring sights), the possibilities are nearly endless.

New England Nature Berkshires, MA

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Outdoor adventures

Visit Ramblewild for eight aerial tree-to-tree obstacle courses including zip lines, balancing logs and more. Take to the water for casting classes, floating trips and wading excursions at Berkshire Rivers Fly Fishing. Or hike part of the beautiful and famous Appalachian Trail.

Music and theater

Berkshire is home to several music and live theater venues. Listen to various musical performances at Tanglewood, the outdoor summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Watch live theater performances of the works of Shakespeare at Shakespeare and Company.

Hancock Shaker Village

Explore the restored 18th-century village with over 20 buildings including a laundry and machine shop, schoolhouse, brethren’s shop, poultry house and more. See the village from another viewpoint and hike several of the nearby trails.

Top museums

Berkshire has eclectic museums with something for everyone. Head over to the Norman Rockwell Museum for the world’s largest collection of his works. Visit the Chesterwood Museum, the home and studio of the Lincoln Memorial’s sculptor. Or tour the Berkshire Museum blending art, history and natural science.

Urban History New Orleans, LA

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Family fun

There’s an assortment of attractions for the whole family, starting with Carousel Gardens Amusement Park in City Park. Take a ride on a roller coaster or 100-year-old wooden carousel. For a slower pace, check out Audubon Zoo with exotic animals from around the globe.

Historic highlights

Head over to the French Quarter, New Orleans’ oldest neighborhood and home to well-known landmarks. Walk around the heart of the town in Jackson Square, discover rare artifacts of America’s history in The Cabildo and explore the St. Louis Cathedral.

Top museums

New Orleans features several interesting museums. Experience an immersive tour at the National WWII Museum. Stop by the New Orleans Historic Voodoo Museum for a peak into the mystery. Or visit the New Orleans Museum of Art for more than 40,000 works of art.

Additional attractions

Whether witnessing parade floats being made and decorated at Mardi Gras World, meandering the tree-lined streets of Garden District with its beautiful homes, or enjoying more than 2,000 plants from around the world at the New Orleans Botanical Garden, the Big Easy has something for everyone.

Midwestern Appeal Sheridan, IL

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Outdoor activities

Explore the beautiful Midwest countryside with an assortment of outdoor adventures. Take in Starved Rock State Park with 13 miles of hiking trails, a marina and the St. Louis Canyon and waterfall. Or visit Illini State Park for a chance to see white-tail deer, beavers, groundhogs and more.

Presidential history

Head over to New Salem Park, a reconstruction of Abraham Lincoln’s early adulthood residence and town. Learn more of the 16th President’s compelling story and see historic artifacts at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.

The Windy City

Take a short drive and see all that nearby Chicago has to offer. Catch a game or tour the legendary Wrigley Field. Visit the Museum of Science and Industry for 400,000 sq. ft. of hands-on activities. Plan to stop at the Navy Pier for entertainment, shopping, attractions and dining, all in one.

Additional attractions

Whether observing aquatic animals at Shedd Aquarium, viewing wildlife at Lincoln Park Zoo or diving into fun at the Raging Waves Waterpark, Sheridan and the nearby area is packed with fun things to do.

Watersports Paradise Lake Palestine, TX
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Lake Palestine

The 25,600-acre lake is ideal for watersport lovers of all kinds. Rent a boat from one of the marinas and fish for largemouth bass, striped bass and catfish. Water ski, canoe, kayak or swim in the 40-sq.-ft. lake and enjoy the almost year-round sunshine.

Animal sightings

Get up close and personal by feeding, observing and photographing exotic and endangered species at the Cherokee Trace Drive-Thru Safari. Add visits to the Caldwell Zoo and Tiger Creek Wildlife Refuge for even more opportunities to view wild animals.

Tyler Rose Garden

Stop and smell the flowers at this breathtaking rose garden, the largest in the nation. The garden is home to over 38,000 rose bushes and over 500 varieties, plus a meditation area, flowing fountain and camellia garden.

Historic highlights

Immerse yourself in the chronicles of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination at The Sixth Floor Museum, located at the scene of the crime. Visit the American Freedom Museum to discover the journey of the nation’s military or view aviation exhibits at the Historical Aviation Memorial Museum.

Dallas discoveries

Add more excitement to your getaway and head to Dallas, just over an hour’s drive away. Explore the city’s fascinating urban arts district, unique shops, historic sites and family venues including The Dallas World Aquarium. And after a day of sightseeing, be sure to discover the city’s exciting nightlife.

Hill Country Getaway Canyon Lake, TX

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Natural beauty

Experience all that beautiful Canyon Lake has to offer, starting with Overlook Park for scenic hilltop views and hiking trails. Enjoy a guided tour of limestone formations and lagoons at Canyon Lake Gorge, then visit Canyon Lake Marina for boat rentals and water voyages.

Fun for all ages

Take to the skies at Wimberley Zip Line Adventures with a walking tour and 10 zip lines over the breathtaking Wimberley Valley. For a change of pace, explore Natural Bridge Caverns with four incredible cavern tours, plus a vertical obstacle course and an open-air maze challenge perfect for the kids.

New Braunfels

Visit the nearby town of New Braunfels, where you can dine in local restaurants serving traditional German cuisine. After dinner, head over to Historic Gruene District, home to Texas’ oldest operating dance hall, for live entertainment.

Have a taste

Savor the best of the region with a selection of wines made from Hill Country grapes at La Cruz de Comal Wines, Ltd. Or visit Middleton Brewing, a small craft brewery with 15 styles of beer available on tap, all perfectly suited for Hill Country.

Austin to San Antonio

Drive an hour south to San Antonio for historic family fun. Explore The Alamo, spend the day at SeaWorld® San Antonio or take a boat ride along the San Antonio River. Or visit Austin, an hour’s drive north and the “live music capital of the world,” for great music venues, shopping, dining, historic sites and more.

Gulf Coast Charm Galveston, TX

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Beaches and beauty

Embrace the natural appeal of Galveston by dipping your toes into the soft coastal sands and inviting waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Then lose yourself in the relaxing surroundings of Galveston Island State Park, where you can admire a variety of bird species, go fishing or camping and much more.

Historic highlights

Start your historic tour of Galveston with The Strand, the downtown district that's full of 19th-century Victorian architecture, including the Grand 1894 Opera House. Add visits to the Tall Ship ELISSA, Texas Seaport Museum or Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum to help frame the city's story.

Family fun

There's plenty around Galveston to delight families and children of all ages, starting with the striking pyramid designs and interactive attractions and exhibits of Moody Gardens. And for a full day of slides, splashes and smiles, be sure to make a visit to Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark.

Houston calling

Just a short drive from Galveston is one of the largest and most dynamic cities in the country. From NASA-style adventures at Space Center Houston and high-flying sports action to restaurants, rides, games and entertainment at Kemah Boardwalk, you won't have a problem finding fun in this town.

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