Silver Dollar City Presents Crafts, Cowboys & Pumpkins

(Branson, Missouri, 9/17/2020) As part of a 60th Anniversary Diamond Jubilee, Silver Dollar City presents one of the longest running and most-attended craft festivals in America, The Harvest Festival featuring Crafts, Cowboys and Pumpkins, September 23-October 31, 2020. The 1880s theme park has perfected this annual event over the past six decades, creating one of the most […]

September 16: Letter from NATJA’s CEO

It’s hard to believe that it is the middle of September. This year has certainly had its challenges. I think that I speak for everyone when I say 2020 can’t leave fast enough!

2020 September Featured Journalist: Dave Parfitt

Dave is a freelance travel writer specializing in family travel, and the editorial director of AdventuresByDaddy.com, covering family travel and entertainment from Dad’s point of view. Dave produces content for outlets including Lonely Planet, AAA, Fox News Travel, US News and World Report, Huffington Post, TravelAge West, Family Traveller, TripAdvisor’s Family Vacation Critic, USA Today, […]

Explore Fairbanks 2020-21 Winter Guide Featuring Northern Lights Viewing is Available for Free

Fairbanks, Alaska (AK) – The 2020-21 Fairbanks Winter Guide is now available for free. The 24-page full-color booklet is designed to help plan vacations during the winter season. Fairbanks enjoys world-class northern lights viewing as well as an array of winter fun including ice sculpting and dog mushing. Filled with open winter businesses including accommodations, […]

Carrboro, North Carolina

Carr Mill Mall, in the heart of Carrboro, NC, was named for Julian Carr. The mall was a former cotton mill. Carr bought it in 1914, donated electricity to the community, and in honor and thanks the town changed its name from West End to Carrboro. But it’s not all good — in the Jim Crow era, Carr […]

Venetian Magic

By Jacqueline Harmon Butler When Susan’s boyfriend cancels his plans to visit Italy with her, she is devastated. On impulse, she decides to visit Venice. Through a simple quirk of fate, she meets an older woman in the lobby of the Hotel Daniele who makes her an incredible offer. Thus, begins an adventure filled with […]

Get Out and Give Back

For those of us who call Orange County home – and there are a lot of us, from natives and transplants to students and retirees – it’s time to take stock of how much our community has done for us and to think about how we can give back during this critical economic recession. Chapel […]

Main Streets across Arkansas continue to serve as community cores

Main streets represent the heart and core of communities. Every community and commercial district has its own distinct sense of place and heritage that it shares. “Our small businesses positively impact our communities in so many ways,” said Greg Phillips, Director of Main Street Arkansas. “They are the unique businesses that differentiate our communities from […]

Investment club enjoys a successful meeting on Mount Magazine

In late January, before COVID-19 hit, the Eden Isle Blue Chip Investment Club blocked rooms and booked a trip to Mount Magazine State Park near Paris for its June 2020 meeting.  Fast forward to the trip dates of June 12-13 and the club, consisting of members mostly 65 years of age and older, had a […]

2020 September Featured Journalist: Lisa Loucks Christenson

Lisa Loucks Christenson is a national award-winning and #1 international bestselling author, photographer, and illustrator. Her work is licensed and published through various media outlets, and her books and exhibits are featured in her stores, and throughout her publishing network. What got you into travel writing? My dad worked for IBM and brought me with […]

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