Category: Travel

National Park 2017 News: Free Parks Canada pass, US Senior Pass price increase & free admission dates

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    Battle in the Clouds NPS - Tenn. Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Scotts Bluff NPS Nebraska - Photo by Christie Dedman

National Parks are my family’s go-to destination spots – we plan all of our road trips around them so we can continue our Junior Ranger badge tradition with the kids.  Every year in January I...


Rare buy one get one free coupon code for 2016 Callaway Gardens Fantasy in Lights

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    Photo courtesy of Callaway Gardens
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    Coupon code for Callaway Gardens Fantasy in Lights 2016 - photo courtesy of CG
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    Coupon code for Callaway Gardens Fantasy in Lights 2016 - photo courtesy of CG
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    Coupon code for Callaway Gardens Fantasy in Lights 2016 - photo courtesy of CG
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    Coupon code for Callaway Gardens Fantasy in Lights 2016 - photo courtesy of CG

Callaway Gardens posted a 72-hour deal for those of you who want to check out Fantasy In Lights in Pine Mountain, Ga. Details: Buy one “Value Date” ticket, get one of equal or lesser value free...


Cyber Monday 2016 Family Pass & Travel Deals: Legoland, Gaylord Opryland + more

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Cyber Monday 2016 features a number of deals for family passes, museum memberships and more. I’m more of a “let’s pay for experiences instead of junk” kinda gift giver anyway. Find yourself leaning that...


Visit Noccalula Falls during Alabama’s Fall 2016 drought

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    Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Falls in 2014 Photo by Christie Dedman

It’s Nov. 26 and Alabama hasn’t had rain in months. Burn restrictions, excessive water use fines, brown leaves and dried streams are markers of the extreme drought the Heart of Dixie is experiencing. Waterfalls,...


CrossFit Oneonta Black Friday Deal: BOGO month free for new members

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    Photo by Christie Dedman
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Instead of buying something you don’t need on Black Friday, how about buying something that will literally change your life forever – fitness. CrossFit Oneonta is offering a great Black Friday deal for new...


11 Tips for visiting Natural Bridge, AL (The longest natural bridge east of the Mississippi River) with kids

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    The Indian head rock formation -- look for the face. Forehead, eyes, nose and crack for a mouth. Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Don't miss the tree growing upside down on the front of the arch. Photo by Christie Dedman

For almost 40 years I’ve roamed up and down Alabama’s highways, back roads, side roads and trails. All this time I have managed to skip stopping at Natural Bridge, AL. The longest natural bridge east...


See Budweiser Clydesdales, free Nov. 10 through Nov. 13 at BJCC

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Not into beer but love the Budweiser Clydesdales? Me too. That’s why I plan on checking out the horses at the Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex Nov. 10 through Nov. 13 at Uptown Park.  The...


11 Tips for visiting Amicalola Falls Georgia State Park, with kids

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When the drought plaguing the South ends head over to Amicalola Falls State Park near Dawsonville, Ga.  We recently visited the tallest waterfall in Georgia looking for pretty fall colors, a challenging hike and...