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Arkansas junior, senior high school students invited to ‘Write on. Ride off.’
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Written by Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism   
Wednesday, September 14, 2016 04:58 PM

This fall, junior and senior high school students across Arkansas have the opportunity to take part in a writing contest that will not only expand their skills but help promote mountain biking tourism in the state. Sponsored by the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism and the Arkansas Department of Education, the contest asks students to submit a 500-1,000 word essay on “what they love about mountain biking in Arkansas.” By entering, students will compete for a $1,000 mountain bike package (bike and related gear) to be donated by The Walton Family Foundation.

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Arvest Bank, Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism Collaborate to Offer Specialty Debit Cards
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Written by Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism   
Wednesday, September 14, 2016 04:55 PM

The Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism and Arvest Bank worked in collaboration to create a limited-edition series of specialty debit cards that showcase some of the state’s most scenic and popular attractions.

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The Unexpected mural festival brings international artists to Fort Smith
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Written by Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism   
Wednesday, September 07, 2016 04:49 PM

Mural festivals are typically in big cities. But for the second year, Fort Smith is host to The Unexpected, a mural festival bringing urban contemporary art to Arkansas. During the event occurring this week, the walls of several downtown historic buildings will be painted with large murals. The buildings are located in between about 10 square blocks. The public is encouraged to witness the process as the internationally renowned artists work to complete their murals by Sunday.

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Sioux Falls Scene September 2 - September 9, 2016
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Written by Sioux Falls CVB   
Friday, September 02, 2016 12:10 PM

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Greers Ferry Lake and Little Red River Tourism Association celebrates its 50th year
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Written by Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism   
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 12:00 PM
The Greers Ferry Lake and Little Red River Tourism Association and the Army Corps of Engineers are seeking volunteers and sponsors to pitch in from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Sept. 10 during the 47th Annual Greers Ferry Lake and Little Red River Cleanup. In addition, to celebrate the Tourism Association’s 50th year, the association along with area businesses and attractions are hosting the first ever “Love the Lake and River Weekend,” Sept. 9-11 with free camping to all cleanup volunteers, free behind the scenes tours, activities, and up close and personal community experiences.
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NYTimes /Scruff Survey Names Puerto Vallarta "Off The Beaten Path" Gay Travel Destination
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Written by Puerto Vallarta Tourism Board   
Friday, August 26, 2016 02:32 PM

Puerto Vallarta, which in January of this year, became the newest city to say I do to same-sex weddings legally, was named the #1 “off the beaten path” or “surprisingly gay friendly” travel destination in the world in a survey pertaining to gay summer travel and conducted in conjunction with the New York Times, SCRUFF, one of the leading gay dating apps in the world (with 10 million members worldwide). The ranking also indicates positivity pertaining to safety in the destination.

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Sioux Falls Scene August 26 - September 2, 2016
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Written by Sioux Falls CVB   
Friday, August 26, 2016 11:57 AM

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Savor the San Juans: food, farms & films this fall
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Written by San Juan Islands Visitor's Bureau   
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 01:00 PM

Bigger and better, the 9th Annual Savor the San Juans: A Month-long Medley of Food, Farms & Films invites visitors to taste the food & farm culture of Lopez, Orcas and San Juan Islands this fall

Five days of fun farm tours on Lopez, Orcas and San Juan Islands are a great way to spend a fall getaway during harvest season. More farmers than ever are offering visitors the chance to open the barn door to see behind the scenes at some of the islands’ most beautiful farms, creameries, wineries, flower gardens, shellfish farms and more during the month of October during Savor the San Juans. And, lodgings and restaurants are offering enticing fall specials, www.visitsanjuans.com/savor.
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Sioux Falls Scene August 19 - August 26, 2016
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Written by Sioux Falls CVB   
Friday, August 19, 2016 05:08 PM

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