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An Extraordinary Equestrian Event

In western North Carolina’s horse country, the historic small town of Tryon and surrounding communities are about to be put on the global map. The FEI World Equestrian Games, which take… read more in Business Jet Traveler

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Hot Springs Bathhouse to Brewpub

“Quaff the elixir” is an old saying in Hot Springs, Arkansas, a town made famous for its natural thermal spring water. Thanks to very low sulfur content and no bad-tasting minerals in the Ouachita Mountains springs, the water is drinkable … Continue reading

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Lake Geneva, Wisconsin: a gem of the Midwest

Our region of Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia has some stunningly beautiful lakes, from Holston Lake to Watauga Lake and beyond. But if the Midwest is not normally on your vacation radar, Wisconsin’s Geneva Lake is one to consider for … Continue reading

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Hot Springs, Arkansas: all about water and more

Mention Hot Springs, and thoughts immediately go to our region’s favorites: Hot Springs, Virginia, with the historic Omni Homestead Resort in Bath County; and Hot Springs, North Carolina, a favorite stop on the Appalachian Trail. And then, there is Hot … Continue reading

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Alaska Grand Slam tour

Alaska’s early settlers called the vast terrain “Alyeska,” derived from the Aleut word meaning “the great land.” Its rugged wilderness and pristine waters have long since been a playground for outdoor recreationists and anglers, and now more than ever, our … Continue reading

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