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7 of the Most Beautiful Flower Festivals in North America

One of the surefire signs that spring has sprung is the new life that blossoms in the garden. As early as the month of April, flowers of all varieties start to bloom, providing a good excuse for spending your afternoons frolicking in floral fields of vibrant colors and sweet fragrances. North America’s abundance of flower […]

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Travel Guide: Christmas in New York

The holiday season transforms some places into magical winter wonderlands. One of those places is the city of New York. We’ve all seen it in movies — snow falling on Central Park, the glow of the Christmas Tree at Rockefeller Center — the only question is how to make the most of your time. To […]

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10 Festive Holiday Towns Across the US You Have to Visit

It is officially December and that means there are 25 glorious days till Christmas! With the month alluding to snow and festive goodness, there is nothing more charming than traveling and setting your sights on some of the best festive towns. Whether they look like winter wonderlands or not, some of America’s most beautiful towns offer a […]

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8 of the Most Haunted Sights You Need to Visit This Halloween

Halloween is right around the corner, and naturally, many of us will celebrate the evening’s festivities with elaborate costume parties or taking the kids out trick or treating. But while some of us will engage in age-old fun that includes the more superficial side of the holiday, others will be living out Halloween at its finest, […]

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8 of the Best Destination Races From Around the World

Every year, more and more people are lacing up their running shoes and hitting the road. From 5k races to full marathons, the number of runners have been growing over the past few years. With the explosion of new runners joining the field, many new races have cropped up all over the world — and some […]

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6 of the Greatest All-American State Fairs to Check out This Summer

As a longstanding beacon of summer and an esteemed symbol of American culture, state fairs across the U.S. have attracted millions from all over the world each year. With an abundance of attractions from Ferris wheels to free concerts, and just about everything deep-fried, state fairs are the real highlight of the warm, sunny season. […]

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6 of the Best Indy 500 Moments That Will Drive Your Excitement Into High Gear

This weekend, Indiana is revving up the fun for millions of watchers around the world for the 101st Running of the Indy 500. In anticipation of this Sunday’s beloved event, we take a quick look back at six of the best moments that provide a fascinating glimpse into what makes this the “Greatest Spectacle in Racing.”

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Commemorating Indy 500: A Tour of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum

Nothing kicks off summer quite like the roar of engines running at the world’s most beloved race track in the state of Indiana. In what might seem like kismet, Indiana’s bicentennial is being celebrated the same year as the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 this weekend. First starting in 1906 in an enclave suburb of Indianapolis, […]

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A Canadian At Comic-Con

When you tell someone you’re going to San Diego Comic-Con – the biggest, most international “geek” convention in the world – you tend to get one of two responses. Either the person looks at you, a little bewildered, and asks, “That’s a real thing? They didn’t just make that up for The Big Bang Theory?”, […]

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A Little Heaven On Earth

On this Easter Sunday, heaven is a hot topic among people. So is hope, a new beginning, or even angels. There is a place here on earth, that I like to describe as a little heaven on earth. It is a place where terminally ill children get a chance to feel normal. Where angels are […]

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A Little Bit of Pixie Dust, and a Pair of Running Shoes

A little less than a month ago, a pair of Mickey Mouse ears and a tiara were packed into my suitcase. The reason? I was traveling to the Disney Half Marathon Princess Weekend to compete with 15 runners that I coach for a unique racing opportunity like none other. The race took place on February 22-24 […]

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