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Everything You Need to Know to Enjoy Mardi Gras Parades in Metairie, LA

Mardi Gras Parades in Metairie (a city in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana) are known as “Family Gras” parades. They offer a unique and family-friendly twist on the traditional festivities of this iconic celebration. Located just outside of New Orleans, Jefferson Parish has become a must-visit destination for Mardi Gras enthusiasts of all ages.

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Beginner’s Guide: What is Car Camping? 9 Best Tips for a Memorable Adventure

I recently took a road trip that allowed me to try my first car camping trip. When I mentioned that I would try this fun, new adventure, I was surprised at how many people first asked, “But what is car camping?” and thought I had lost my mind when I explained it! But I liked the experience! So, let’s talk about why it worked so well for me, and I’ll give you some of my best tips so you’re ready when you want to try it yourself!

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The Insider’s Guide to the Best Time to See Tulips in Holland, Michigan

Holland, Michigan is a beautiful town for all seasons. Nestled on the shore of Lake Michigan (across the lake and a bit North from Chicago), Holland is a beautiful and very cultured town in Michigan. Before you plan your trip, though, let me tell you seven reasons that you absolutely MUST visit during Tulip Time!

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The 7+ Best Wineries in Southern Illinois on the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail

Who knew that the picturesque landscape of Southern Illinois is home to a fantastic wine trail? I sure didn’t until I stopped along my travels to explore the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail. As I explored this beautiful area, I stopped at several wineries for a look around and a few quick sips of delightful Illinois wines. Let me tell you what I found, and I bet you’ll be as excited to check it out as I was!

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The Best 7 Things to Do in Madison County, Indiana

Indiana isn’t just cornfields and open spaces. Tucked away in the quiet corners of the state, you’ll find a wealth of treasures in the small towns, full of cool things to see and do. From stunning street art that brings ordinary walls to life to fantastic foodie experiences, these off-the-radar attractions are precisely the experiences that capture the unique heart of America.

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Top 10 Joyful Wonders at Lighting Up Shipshewana: A Spectacular Holiday Experience

As the holiday season approaches and the first part of November gives way to the end of fall and the beginning of winter, the small town of Shipshewana, Indiana, transforms into a festive wonderland. The annual Lighting Up Shipshewana event marks the beginning of the Christmas season and draws visitors from near and far. 

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The 2023 List of Best Places to See Christmas Lights in Michigan

Michigan in wintertime is nothing short of a snowy wonderland, and when the festive season rolls around, it truly transforms into a dazzling display of holiday cheer. If you’re not sure where to begin, don’t worry! I have put together an amazing list of places to see Christmas lights in Michigan. From the quaint charm of small-town festivals to the grandeur of drive-through light displays, there’s a spectacle for everyone to enjoy.