Category Archives: Travel Destinations

4 Spectacular Rest Stops in the USA

Best Rest Stops in U.S near Salisbury, MDWhen you’re on a road trip, sometimes it’s nearly impossible to find a good place to take a rest. With high-cost hotels, boutique bed-and-breakfasts, and other pricey accommodations, there’s almost nowhere to just take a nap without breaking the bank. However, there are several rest stops throughout the country that are more than just bare bones. If you need to stop along the way, make sure to seek out a few of these spectacular rest stops.

1. South of the Border

Located off Interstate 95 in Dillon, South Carolina, this bizarrely entitled rest stop has tons of amenities to soothe yourself after a lengthy trek. Here, you’ll find six restaurants ranging from casual dining to extravagant steakhouses. For your entertainment, there’s the world’s largest reptile exhibit, as well as Pedroland, which is an amusement park that features carnival games, a Ferris wheel, mini golf, and an arcade. Once you’ve arrived, there’s a chance you won’t want to leave.

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4 Tips for Planning the Ultimate Family Road Trip This Summer

Road Trip Planning Salisbury, MDTaking a road trip with your family is a great way to build memories and see new places. Planning can make your experience even better. Instead of running into unexpected problems, you can anticipate and solve them ahead of time so everyone will have a more enjoyable trip.

Follow these four tips so you can plan your road trip as easily as possible.

1. Plot Your Route Before You Leave

Paper maps don’t always include the latest information about road closings, construction, and gas station locations, so it makes sense to use a route-planning app before you get on the road.

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The 5 Best Music Festivals Coming to Virginia

Jazz Festival Near Salisbury, MDWhen the weather turns warm, expect plenty of outdoor events in Virginia, including some of the country’s best music festivals. With a range of styles including jazz, country, folk, roots, and R&B, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Here are five Virginia music festivals you shouldn’t miss.

Shenandoah Valley Music Festival

One of the longest-running music festivals in the country, Shenandoah Valley Music Festival brings together an eclectic mix of music, with Bruce Hornsby and the Noisemakers headlining the 2016 festival. Bring the family and a picnic lunch to the outdoor venue – Shrine Mont Camp & Conference Center in Orkney Springs.

Held on Fridays and Saturdays this summer, festival dates include July 22 to 23, July 29 to 30, Aug. 12 to 13, and Sept. 3 to 4. Ticket price varies by performance; check the Shenandoah Music Festival website for details.

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Maryland's Top 4 Best Car Shows

In many ways, cars and car ownership is a central part of the American experience. After all, it can be hard to get around on foot in a nation as big as ours, and thanks to the highway system the road trip and the family vacation have become American traditions.

It’s no surprise, then, that dealerships are hardly the only way to find a whole parking lot’s worth of vehicles both modern and classic. At a car show, you’ll find that America’s love for cars is alive and well, as proud owners parade their prized possessions for everyone to admire. If you happen to live in Maryland, here are four of the best car shows you can find in your local area.

The Antique and Classic Car Swap Meet

This car swap is sponsored by the Chesapeake branch of the Antique Automobile Club of America. It takes place in West Friendship, west of Baltimore, and it’s just one of a number of car shows which the Chesapeake AACA hosts throughout the warm months each year. You don’t have to own an antique or classic car to join the AACA, and you don’t even need a membership to attend one of their car shows. Admission and parking are free, so all you need to bring to the Antique and Classic Car Swap Meet is your own enthusiasm.

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