South Carolina

Greenville, South Carolina

A- Overview: Greenville is located in the Piedmont region of South Carolina in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The area, commonly referred to as the Upstate, includes Greenville, Spartanburg, Anderson, Pickens and Cherokee counties and the cities of Anderson, Clemson, Greenville, Simpsonville, Greer and Spartanburg. The city represents 56,000 residents of the roughly 350,000 who make up the region. Greenville’s moderate climate offers a full change…


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Beaufort, South Carolina

A- Overview: Some 30 miles north of Hilton Head Island, Beaufort (Low Country pronunciation byoo-fort) is an old seaport with narrow streets shaded by huge moss-draped live oaks and lined with pre-Revolutionary and antebellum homes. It is located on Port Royal Island, one of the large Sea Islands along the southeast Atlantic coast. A center of luxury homes prior to the Civil War, Beaufort was one of a…

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Charleston /North Charleston, South Carolina

A- Overview: Elegant and refined, Charleston mixes European charm with new world energy and excitement. The cityscape is one of beautiful buildings, winding streets and a touch of old world luxury, Charleston is the smaller, more comfortable New Orleans of the Upper South. The city was founded in 1670 and boomed as a center for rice and indigo trading. Since then, Charleston has occupied a prominent place in…

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Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

A- Overview: The intriguing Sea Islands, separated from the mainland by expanses of estuaries and salt marshes, make up more than half of South Carolina’s coastline. Among these islands lies tasteful, low-key Hilton Head, offering glorious white sand beaches and superb golf courses. Biking, tennis, fishing, and sailing are popular as well Hilton Head Island is located at the extreme southern tip of South Carolina, about 30 miles…

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania

A- Overview: Wilkum! to Lancaster County and the scenic Pennsylvania Dutch Country. This is an area that visitors have grown to love. Here, they discover Amish communities where life moves at a slower pace and centers upon time-honored traditions and values. The scenery is breathtaking. Rolling hills of rich farmland dotted with one-room schoolhouses and wooden covered bridges, modern farm machinery pulled behind four-and six-mule teams, homemade clothing…

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

A- Overview: Pennsylvania’s capital city and its surrounding areas promise a visit that is entertaining, educational, and recreational. Harrisburg sits upon the shores of the Susquehanna River about 90 miles west of Philadelphia. The State Capitol building features an impressive 272-foot dome, patterned after that of St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome. The building’s elegant interior is a museum in itself with stained glass windows, 43 outstanding murals painted…

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Hershey, Pennsylvania

A- Overview: The love of chocolate and the imagination of a candy manufacturer transformed the factory town of Hershey, Pennsylvania into a major tourist destination, beloved by adults and children the world over. Standing on the corner of Chocolate and Cocoa Avenue, with the wonderful aroma of Hershey’s chocolate filling the air, visitors find it easy to understand why Hershey is known as “the sweetest place on earth.”…

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

A- Overview: The ten-block district known as the Golden Triangle, lies at the heart of downtown Pittsburgh at the confluence of the picturesque Monongahela, Allegheny and Ohio rivers. Once bitterly fought over as the gateway to the West, Pittsburgh today is one of America’s most attractive and most livable cities. Each of Pittsburgh’s close-knit neighborhoods: the South Side and Mount Washington (across the Monongahela River from the Golden…

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Oregon

Portland, Oregon

A- Overview: Once known as America’s best kept secret, Portland is now one of the country’s hottest travel destinations. Money magazine recently ranked Portland #2 among Big Cities in which to live in the U.S., and its unique and thriving festivals, outdoors and dining scenes keep it consistently among the travel hotspots. Portland has the personality of a small community and the activities and vitality of a large…

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Oklahoma

Tulsa, Oklahoma

A- Overview: Tulsa, it takes you in – it is a city that surprises visitors with a feeling that is Southern, Eastern and Western all at once. Experience its cosmopolitan flavor, and be delighted in its small-town friendliness. Big enough to have everything, but small enough to make everyone feel right at home. In Tulsa, visitors find everything from cowboys and classical ballet to art deco and arena…

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