Category Archives: USA Southeast Region

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Interesting U.S. Cemeteries Where Famous People Reside

Scary, Spooky, Eerie, Historical, Carved, Mossy, Peaceful, Sinful, Haunted, Reverent. There are seemingly 100's of words that describe an Old Cemetery. No matter which one comes to your mind there's something about visiting them that attracts travelers to them like moths to candles. I recently ....

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The Unclaimed Baggage Center – Is it Worth the Trip?

It is the only lost luggage store in the United States, and might even be the only store of its kind in the world. Over one million people visit each year. Travelers have found this place from over 40 foreign countries. What is the Unclaimed Baggage Center? A 40,000 square foot store in the tiny…
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Glass Blown Dreams in Orange Beach Alabama

Memorial Day in Orange Beach, Alabama is usually a bustling, busy time of year with tourists galore, but this year it was to be a low key weekend. Wanting to keep it simple for a relaxing time on the water, I rented a condo just off the beach. I located a 3rd floor condo, two…
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Hike in Price Coming Soon for Seniors National Park Pass

Seniors can expect a big jump sometime after August 27, 2017,  in the fee for a lifetime pass to visit national parks. The change is part of a move to pay for major projects and enhanced services. The fee for a lifetime pass for citizens 62 and older will go from $10 to $80. To qualify, you…
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Messin’ Around in Jackson, Tennessee

I'm goin' to Jackson, I'm gonna mess around. Yeah, I'm goin' to Jackson, look out Jackson town. “Jackson” (1967): Written by Billy Edd Wheeler and Jerry Leiber; Recorded by Johnny Cash and June Carter. Album: Johnny Cash's Greatest Hits Volume 1. Columbia Records. Jackson, Tennessee is one of those places that does not get the…
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