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Macon’s Big House Is All About Rock ‘n Roll

Story and photos by Bobby L. Hickman

“My father was a gambler down in Georgia
He ended up on the wrong end of a gun
And I was born in the back seat of a Greyhound bus
Rolling down Highway…

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If You Go – Macon, Georgia

Where2Stay
1842 Inn
353 College Street
Macon, GA 31201
Phone: 478.741.1842
Toll free: 800.336.1842
www.1842inn.com
Hilton Garden Inn
1200 Stadium Drive
Macon, GA 31204
Phone: 478.741.5527
www.hiltongardeninn.hilton.com/macon
Marriott City Center Hotel
240 Coliseum Drive
Macon, GA 31217
Phone: 478.621.5300
www.marriott.com/mcnfs…

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If You Go – Shenandoah Valley, Virginia

Tips
After sitting through a sales spiel upon arrival at the resort we were pressed to buy a $99 activity pass. With the waterpark closed for the season and a visit to the regular pool requiring a car ride to…

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In the Shenandoah Valley: Wineries, History and Some Drama on the Zip-Line

Story and photos by John Griffin
When I was a child, my father would occasionally sing that old ballad, “Shenandoah, I long to see you …” I could hear the words again echoing across the years when a friend invited…

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Well Traveled – Man Meets Nature at Jasper National Park in the Canadian Rockies

Story and photos by Ken Irving
Two thousand feet above the valley floor, my right foot grips a quarter-inch ledge above nine pitches of exposed vertical rock. My left foot searches the hard grey wall for a blemish, anything to…

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If You Go – Arkansas

Where2Stay
Basin Park Hotel
12 Spring Street
Eureka Springs, AR 72632
Tel: 800.643.4972
www.basinpark.com
Buffalo Outdoor Center (cabins)
Junction, AR Highways 43 & 74
P.O. Box 1
Ponca, AR 72670
Tel: 800.221.5514
www.buffaloriver.com
Crescent Hotel & Spa
75 Prospect Avenue…

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Southern Hodgepodge of Activities and Sites Keep the Ozarks Interesting

Story and photos by Bobby L. Hickman
Whether you want to spend some time with Mother Nature or just drive through the mountains and investigate the view your windshield offers, the Arkansas Ozarks will appeal to many, especially those who…

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If You Go – Baltimore, Maryland

Where2Stay
Admiral Fell Inn
Historic Fell’s Point
888 S. Broadway
410.522.7377
www.harbormagic.com
Rates from $149
Baltimore Marriott Waterfront
Harbor East neighborhood
700 Aliceanna St.
410.385.3000
www.baltimoremarriottwaterfront.com
Rates from $209
Brookshire Suites
Inner Harbor neighborhood
120 E. Lombard St.
410.625.1300
www.harbormagic.com…

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Baltimore’s Neighborhoods Are Made for Food Lovers

By Hope S. Philbrick
Baltimore, Maryland is a place that deserves to be explored over the leisurely course of a week or longer. Which is not to say it wouldn’t make a great weekend getaway—it definitely would—but in that case…

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If You Go – Washington, DC w/Kids

Where2Stay
It’s up to you. Generally speaking, the hotels closer to the National Mall and other attractions tend to be more expensive, and hotels a short train ride from downtown (say, in D.C.’s Chinatown) tend to cost less.
What2Do
There’s…

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