If you are planning a spring or summer family travel week, come check out these many outstanding live entertainment and music events all over the USA, before you book and finalize your travel plans.

In Jasper, IN, on Fri March 17th, come listen to popular jazz performer Allan Harris. Known for his smoky baritone, Harris is inspired by jazz, R&B, soul, country and Latin sounds. He will be accompanied by his jazz group for this intimate performance.
More Info: http://www.guestquest.com/gq_event_listing/allan-harris-performance/

In Effingham, IL, lots of performers abound here this spring: Attend the Switchback performance on Fri March 17th and Tony Orlando on Sat March 25th 2017 in Effingham. Also come join us for Sweet Dreams and Honky Tonks on Fri April 28th. Attend a special One Man Star Wars: May the 4th Be With You on Thurs May 4th too! Love music? Attend the Close to You: The Music of the Carpenters on Fri [...]

South Central TN is fun.

March 4,5,11,12,18,19- High School Musical on Stage at the Staar Theatre & Center for Arts in Pulaski, TN www.antoinettehall.com March 12 -Elk Valley Crafters Annual Spring Craft Show at LCHS 9 am – 5 pm www.elkvalleycrafters.com  March 12 – Milky Way Farm Hayride & Easter Egg Hunt from 1 pm – 4 pm www.milkywayfarm.org  March 12 & 19 – A House in Mourning at the Lairdland Farm House, 10 am – 5 pm www.lairdlandfarmhouse.com  March 17-26 – Annual Fabulous 50’s Show at Ninth Grade Academy in Fayetteville. Tickets 931-433-3933.  March 19 – Celebrating Spring with a Daffodil Flower Show & Tree City USA in Bell Buckle, TN www.bellbucklechamber.com  March 20- Bridal Fair from 1-4pm Rippavilla Plantation, Spring Hill www.rippavilla.org  March 25 & 26 – Annual Blooming Arts Festival in Linden www.bloomingartsfestival.org  March 25 & 26,April 1&2 – STAAR Theatre presents “Rope” a play about a murder case. Pulaski, TN www.antoinettehall.com [...]

Cruise ships sail to some of the world’s most fascinating and exotic locations. In truth, the exotic locations are literally endless because there are so many beautiful destinations scatters all over the world. Cruise holidays or vacations offer to explore unique history, culture, natural beauty, adventure and activities of each port of call. Here are some of the best cruise destinations in the world you have been dreaming of.

Black Sea

There are many exotic cruise destinations along the coast of the Black Sea which is off the Mediterranean. Discover the ancient sites, stunning natural beauty, marine life, lovely weather and much more while travelling from one port to another. There are many trips to historic places and places of interest. The most famous cruise destinations include:

· Istanbul, Turkey

· Canakkale, Turkey

· The Bosporus


For many people it can be tough to travel because they have to leave their furry friends behind. However, there are many options available to make your traveling worry- and guilt-free, even having to leave your cat behind.

Utilize this checklist to make sure your cat is left in the proper conditions and will be happy and healthy for your return:

1) Does your cat need any medication? If so, assign a sitter to come medicate your cat as needed, or you can find a friend that will take your cat into their home for closer supervision.

2) Does your cat like to claw/tear at furniture and the like? You may want to look into a kennel for you cat to make sure you are not coming home to a mess.

3) Can your cat handle a large bowl of food without spilling it over or over-eating? If so, you can leave your cat for [...]

Many people who travel internationally do so in order to gain knowledge and experience of a certain country or culture. The main function of Ecotourism is just that: To build awareness and, more importantly, respect for a certain culture and for the environment. This is to preserve and better local populations all over the world, and is a great way to try something new, by traveling to a natural environment to contribute, volunteer or just have vacation time, all the while using non-destructive means; it’s environmentally-friendly travel, and a great motivator to get out in the world.

There are different types of Ecotourism: Agritourism, where tourists are encouraged to explore the agricultural life of rural communities in a first-hand way, either working alongside the people of the community, or shopping there locally; Community Development, which normally takes place in developing countries, and is a means of experiencing a culture by essentially living there with a [...]

While the holidays are a great time to go visit family and friends, it’s also one of the most expensive times; since everyone will be thinking the same thing and packing up to leave, hotels and restaurants know they can charge top dollar. Here are 10 ways to save while traveling with your family this holiday season:

Eat Well, For Cheap – Skip the fancy sit-down dinners, and start eating out, locally, for cheap. Not only will you be saving money, but you also get the full experience of the cities you are traveling to or through. Also, try to find food trucks whenever possible.

Pick Hotels That Serve Meals – Best way to get bang for your buck, is choose lodging that provides a meal.

Always Pick Rooms With Refrigerators – One of the best ways to save is to bring your own foods, however, bringing perishables like lunch meats won’t do any good [...]

Dale E Peterson Vacations is your premier vacation rental source on Northwest Florida’s Gulf Coast. We offer a wide selection of vacation rental homes, condos and cottages available in Navarre, Fort Walton Beach, Destin, The Beaches of South Walton and Panama City Beach. We represent properties ranging in size from quaint seaside rooms for two, to five bedroom condos and private homes that will suit your whole family. Dale E Peterson Vacations has an accommodation to suit any size group or budget and is available to assist you in planning your perfect beach vacation on the Emerald Coast.

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Savor the Flavors Lexington’s Bluegrass Region  

Savor the flavors of the Bluegrass with a tour of Kentucky Bourbon distilleries, a tasting at one of many beautiful wineries, or a sampling of local cuisine—from spoonbread to burgoo!

Shop for unique, handcrafted gifts at the region’s art galleries, or discover your own treasures in antique shops and world-class boutiques. Berea’s local artisans offer hands-on learning experiences for visitors looking to create their own masterpiece.

Commemorate the legacy of the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War at forts, battlefields, civil war tours, and historic homes. From Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill’s living history to the reenactment at the Battle of Perryville this fall, the region’s history and heritage leaves a lasting legacy.

Play outdoors on hiking & bicycle trails, scenic byways, and lakes and rivers throughout the region. For an authentic “horse country” experience, try horseback riding or a tour at the Kentucky Horse Park!

An experience [...]

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