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Visit Historically Bold Danville, Kentucky!

Danville is where it all began for Kentucky. Visit downtown’s Constitution Square park and walk the same grounds as the state’s founders did when they met to write Kentucky’s constitution, making it the Union’s 15th state on June 1, 1792.

Visit historic locations at and near the park dating back to the city’s early years, like the McDowell House Museum and Apothecary, where a groundbreaking surgery was first performed in 1809, and the Perryville Battlefield Historic Site, the location of a devastating but important Civil War battle.

History is significant to Danville’s identity, but the town is known for much more, including arts, bourbon experiences, events like the Great American Brass Band Festival, and a culinary scene that will satisfy curious palates.

Food pairs well with a visit to Danville to experience the new GLASS National Art Museum, to see a world-class [...]

Johnstown, PA: “Simply incredible!”

Nestled in the beautiful Alleghenies, 60 miles east of Pittsburgh, PA, Johnstown is emerging as a colorful and lively center for arts and outdoor recreation in Pennsylvania. The scenic town and surrounding area are also steeped in interesting history that’s well told at many museums and historic sites. Travelers seeking new adventures and authentic experiences should put Johnstown on their to-do list!

Cambria City, Johnstown’s cultural district, was home to many immigrants who left Europe for a better life. Enjoy the European-inspired Sunday Market. Visit the Bottle Works Ethnic Arts Center and rooftop garden.  Buy Biscotti, artisan breads, specialty pastas and sauces at Amerigo’s. Mix and mingle at Alchemie. Attend an evening performance in the majestic Grand Halle – formerly a German Catholic church!

Explore downtown Johnstown on foot and find the huge Spider-Man/Doctor Strange Mural – the only Marvel Comics approved public art in [...]

Find Choice Hotels® Locations in The Carolinas

Embark on an unforgettable journey through the heart of the Carolinas with Choice Hotels®. From the enchanting Blue Ridge Mountain Towns to the vast stretches of coastline boasting over 6,000 miles of pristine beaches, the Carolinas beckon with boundless opportunities for exploration and relaxation.

As spring blossoms across the region, there’s no better time to immerse yourself in the charm of the Carolinas. Whether you’re in search of family-friendly spring break adventures or peaceful retreats, the Carolinas offer something for every traveler. Combine the rich history of Charleston, SC, with the simple joys of beachcombing and soaking up the sun. Discover the allure of Hilton Head Island, renowned for its breathtaking location and world-class golf courses. Dive into the vibrant culture of the quaint towns dotting the Outer Banks, boasting over 200 miles of barrier islands and the iconic Cape Hatteras National Seashore.

Visit Queen Anne’s County, Maryland – Where Shore Memories Begin

Located on the eastern shore of Maryland, our landscape is characterized by picturesque waters, small towns, and open spaces. Friendly and welcoming, it’s a fun-loving boater’s paradise with waterfront restaurants, live music, and recreation trails.

Fresh seafood is a must while visiting! Revel in live music on the waterfront while soaking up the landscape and our Chesapeake Bay sunsets at one of our many waterfront restaurants or dock bars!

Our parks and trails – both land and water – allow easy access to explore our natural areas. Each season brings unique changes to our wildlife and landscape.

The popular Cross Island Trail and South Island Trail are about 7 miles each and are flat and friendly for all levels of hikers and cyclists offering exceptional views. Some of the highlights include Ferry Point Park and Terrapin Nature [...]

Visit Campbellsville, Kentucky

Experience Kentucky’s natural beauty, history, small town charm and outdoor sports amid a warm and welcoming community.  Reward yourself with something different and more authentic than a typical tourist destination.  Stay in a place where you are surrounded by a multitude of unique attractions.  Campbellsville-Taylor County is real Kentucky, through and through.

Home to Green River Lake, with the best fishing, boating, and camping in Kentucky. Plus, over 50 miles of hiking and horse trails. Bring the canoe or kayak and travel down the scenic Green River.

Stroll the streets of historic downtown Campbellsville with its trendy shops and restaurants. From antique books to handmade items by Kentucky artists, jewelry to home décor, spas to specialty clothing. Delicious dining options, like the best barbeque in Kentucky, a specialty coffee shop, and the last Druther’s restaurant in America.

We’re the home of Campbellsville University, one [...]

Visit Morehead, Kentucky – Off the Beaten Path

Morehead, Kentucky is just off the beaten path surrounded by the picturesque mountains of the Daniel Boone National Forest. With the scenery as its backdrop, the town is the perfect place to unwind by hiking on a trail or sipping coffee and brews with friends old and new. The downtown day and night life offers a quaint array of shopping, dining and just watching the weather turn warm or cold.

Thru hikers frequent the streets from the tall pines in the distance after starting their trek either in Tennessee or 15 or so miles away at the Northern Terminus of the Sheltowee Trace National Recreation Trail. While in town, explore the art galleries, murals throughout the streets, venture inside open storefronts and when they are ready, refuel and do it all over again.

If you are taking a drive, don’t wait [...]

Fall in Love with Eastern Kentucky – Beattyville/Lee County

Located in Eastern Kentucky along the Mountain Parkway Trails Corridor, Beattyville/Lee County is located only 20 miles from the natural wonders of the Red River Gorge Geological area and the popular Natural Bridge State Resort Park.

The topography of Lee County is hilly, creating a bicyclist’s and motorcyclist’s dream with 450 miles of country roads winding along ridges with panoramic views and through forested valleys which have remained virtually unchanged since Dr. Thomas Walker trod them in 1750.  Motorsports enthusiasts can experience the two marketed trails, Ride the River Dragon and Ridge Runner Road 587, which wind through the county connecting the city of Beattyville to attractions such as Buckhorn Lake State Resort Park. Motorsports clubs such as the Porsche Club of America and the Whitley County Motorcycle Club have made Beattyville’s beautiful and nationally accredited Main Street District a stop along [...]

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