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Arkansas Tourism, a division of the Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism, strives to expand the economic impact of travel and tourism in the state and enhance the quality of life for all Arkansans. The division manages 14 Arkansas Welcome Centers and employs more than 60 staff members across The Natural State.
Newport, and our eight connected coastal communities, all share a rich and well-preserved New England history along with an indelible spirit of artistry, hard work, and ambition that’s simply classic.
Mexican Magic Towns
Los Estados de Mexico is home to 111 small towns, known as Pueblos Mágicos. These are Mexican towns whose culture, cuisine, history, and or natural treasures are described as a magical experience. Characteristics of these towns are the influences of Mexico’s indigenous past and their commitment to preserving their ancestral customs. Dulce Vida Travel specializes in hosting and promoting Travel experiences to these towns with preserved colonial churches, artisanal folk art, world-class museums, and mountaintop sanctuaries. Our main clientele are Latinx and cultural enthusiasts that want to discover authentic Mexican heritage. La Cultura Cura – Culture cures the soul.
Deep in the wilds of Alaska, tucked in between two immense mountain ranges and nesteld up against a winding river, you will find a gem of a little city known as Fairbanks. The magical northern lights dance across the sky nine months of the year during the Aurora season and the sun shines up to 24 hours a day during the Midnight Sun Season. Winter season takes on a storybook like quality, the Chena River freezes over, snow blankets the ground and lighted snowflakes adorn lamp posts. Fairbanks is also the perfect basecamp to explore the vast Interior and Arctic. Denali National Park is just to hours away; the Arctic Circle and Yukon River are easily accessible as well.
Here in Fairbanks locals embrace the natural world and have created a vibrant river city in the wilds of Interior Alaska. Where else can you travel to such a remote locale and still enjoy all the amenities of a charming downtown, a thriving arts community, rich Alaska Native heritage, savory spirits and food, authentic Alaskan activities and attractions and endless opportunities for exploration.
Fort Myers – Islands, Beaches & Neighborhoods is Florida’s Island Sanctuary. Enjoy our unhurried pace, exotic wildlife, pristine white-sand beaches and islands. Explore our sun-drenched Gulf of Mexico shores offering seashells, breathtaking sunsets and fascinating nature preserves. Kayak, bike, golf or just relax on the beach.
A magnificent mountainous region, the Laurel Highlands spans 3,000 square miles in southwestern Pennsylvania. Located an hour’s drive east of Pittsburgh, the beautiful four-season destination offers spectacular natural scenery, outstanding outdoor recreation, historic sites and attractions, family activities, and world-class resorts. Notable destinations within the region include four architectural masterpieces by Frank Lloyd Wright – Fallingwater®, Kentuck Knob, Mäntylä and Duncan House – Nemacolin Woodlands Resort, Seven Springs Mountain Resort, Flight 93 National Memorial, Idlewild and Soak Zone, whitewater rafting in Ohiopyle State Park, and more.
Located within 200 miles of the major metropolitan areas of Pittsburgh, Baltimore, Cleveland, and Washington D.C., Pennsylvania’s Laurel Highlands can be easily accessed from exits 67, 75, 91, and 110 of the Pennsylvania Turnpike.
Established in 1958, GO Laurel Highlands, formerly known as Laurel Highlands Visitors Bureau, is the official destination marketing organization for Fayette, Somerset, and Westmoreland counties in southwestern Pennsylvania.
Now the largest city in Alabama, Huntsville is home to NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center. The U.S. Space & Rocket Center is Earth’s largest space museum and Space Camp is celebrating its 40th anniversary this summer. The Rocket City Trash Pandas will play their second AA baseball season at Toyota Field in Town Madison. Huntsville is growing with the opening of the 8,000 seat Orion Ampitheater at Mid-City. Several new hotel properties have recently opened with even more under construction. Art, history, music, science, and nature, Huntsville has it all. Visit Huntsville.org for the latest info on the Rocket City. Huntsville is a Go for Re-Entry!
In Kansas, you will see stars and not just the kind that line a boulevard. It’s not our nature to celebrate ourselves. We celebrate real luminaries. Those that light up our night sky and those who brighten our landscapes. In Kansas, we love fast cars and slow-cooked brisket. We build machines that touch the sky but stay grounded in the things that matter most. We live out loud and embrace the solace of silence. We conquer rocks and celebrate on the rocks. We ride like the wind and live for the water. The Kansas experience is a salute to the real.
To the rowdy.
To the wide-eyed wanderers.
To the dreamers.
To The Stars.
Para la Naturaleza is a nonprofit organization that integrates society into the conservation of its natural ecosystems and the restoration of historical sites in Puerto Rico. The organization is in the quest to achieve the protection of 33% of Puerto Rico by 2033. Through its educational and eco-touristic activities, Para la Naturaleza integrates citizens in the protection of natural areas with high ecological value, historical structures and supports ecological agriculture. In addition, the entity fosters concrete actions in favor of nature such as volunteer work, funds or land donations and easements. Para la Naturaleza manages six visitor centers and 64 natural protected areas around Puerto Rico, including Hacienda Buena Vista in Ponce, Cabezas de San Juan in Fajardo y Hacienda la Esperanza in Manatí.
The South County Tourism Council is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the towns of Charlestown, Coventry, East Greenwich, Exeter, Hopkinton, Narragansett, North Kingstown, Richmond, South Kingstown, West Greenwich, and Westerly as a leisure travel destination. The SCTC’s promotional efforts include publication of a digital vacation guide; a year-long advertising campaign directed at our leisure tourism market; targeted sales efforts; public relations strategy; participation in numerous trade shows; and a comprehensive website. The SCTC is available to assist travel professionals including media, tour operators, and travel agents, aid in planning a meeting or corporate event, and provide information to help visitors enjoy the destination.
Located midway between Daytona Beach and Jacksonville, Florida’s Historic Coast features historic St. Augustine, the outstanding golf and seaside elegance of Ponte Vedra Beach, 42 miles of pristine Atlantic Coast beaches. St. Augustine, the oldest city and one of the most beautiful in the United States, features more than 60 historic sites and attractions, national monuments, architecturally-rich churches and unspoiled natural settings along with a variety of activities for visitors to enjoy. Ponte Vedra Beach is home to the PGA TOUR and ATP Tour; world-class golf and tennis facilities; award-winning spas; an abundance of boutique shopping; and the finest collection of recreational and social amenities available. Forty-two miles of unspoiled beaches, which are known as some of the best in the U.S. make this northeast Florida area one of the Sunshine State’s most popular meeting and vacation destinations.
TravelAwaits is the premier destination for 50+ travelers. From Retirement and destination exploration to the traveler’s lifestyle at home, our network of over 100 in-demo writers inspires adventure for the 50+ traveler.
Galveston Island is a historic beach town located on the Gulf of Mexico just 50 miles from Houston. The island is best known as a vacation destination, offering 32 miles of beaches, a variety of family attractions, Texas’ premier cruise port and one of the largest and well-preserved concentrations of Victorian architecture in the country, including several National Historic Landmarks. Galveston Island is the birthplace of Juneteenth and home to popular amusements such as Moody Gardens and Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark, as well as a variety of museums and recreational activities from surfing to birding.