Flourish in the Chicago Southland!

May in the Chicago Southland! Stop and smell the roses in the Chicago Southland this May! Come to our National Tourism Day SHOWCASE; celebrate Cinco De Mayo; show some appreciation to the moms in your life on Mother’s Day; enjoy a Memorial Day celebration; spot some winged wonders with our Birding blog; experience a Windy City ThunderBolts baseball game; get ready […]

This week in North Little Rock (4.22.2024)

Full calendar of events: https://northlittlerock.org/events Argenta Vibe Music Series returns for its 2024 season with The Cleverly’s at Argenta Plaza on April 26 starting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 25 Friday, April 26 Saturday, April 27 Sunday, April 28 Coming Up:

April 2024 Featured Destination: Discover Newport

A visit to The Classic Coast—nine vibrant and historic towns all sharing some seriously prime New England coastline—is both everything you expect and enjoyably unpredictable. This is a place and a people made of surf and soul; raised by the ocean and built by eccentric and outspoken rebels some 300-plus years ago. If you’re looking […]

Arkansas State Park Museums Open to Observe Eclipse

Museums in Totality Jacksonport State ParkThe Jacksonport Courthousewill be open on Monday, April 8th to allow visitors to view the historic total solar eclipse. The eclipse will be visible from the park from 12:36 p.m. to 3:13 p.m., with around four minutes of totality at 1:53 p.m. While there will be no programming offered on April […]

2024 April Featured Journalist of the Month: Liz Beatty

Liz Beatty is an award-winning feature writer, broadcaster and podcaster. She’s won NATJA honours for work in all these media.  Liz also won the 2020 Gold Lowell Thomas Award for Radio Broadcasting. And North Americana took both 2020 Gold and Silver Lowell Thomas Awards for Best Podcast. Liz had been a regular contributor to National Geographic […]


The Branson/Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce and CVB has been awarded five-star accreditation, the highest designation possible from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Out of some 7,000 chambers of commerce throughout the country, less than 150 chambers nationwide carry this prestigious honor. “Five star accredited chambers of commerce are impactful advocates for the business community,” […]

City of Avalon Launches New All ElectricMicroTransit Shuttle Service – COAST

On April 4, 2024 the City of Avalon launches its new on-demand, point-to-point public transportationservice – COAST – City of Avalon Seaside Transit.Thanks to a partnership with Circuit Transit, residents and visitors to Avalon can now enjoy rides to and from anywhere within Avalon’s city limits with fares starting at $2 per rider.The new, 100 […]

Subscribe to our newsletter!

Sign up to receive our latest news and special offers!

Your Name(Required)
This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.