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How Does a Pawn Shop Work As a Travel Hack?

When I was asked to write about a pawn shop, my first thought was, What on earth does a pawn shop have to do with travel?  My next thought was, How does a pawn shop work? Hence, I was intrigued and interested when I made a trip to National Pawn in Raleigh, North Carolina to learn more about this outside-the-box travel hack. Travel hack? That's right, I said travel…
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Plan a Revolutionary Visit to Yorktown, Virginia

First, let me explain, it wasn’t that I had no interest in seeing Yorktown, Virginia. On the contrary. I'd been wanting to visit the historic location on the banks of the York River for years. But for whatever reason, each time I'd depart the region, it was always Yorktown which had me saying, I really need to get there on my next visit. Well, I am pleased to say,…
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11 Fun Things To Do In Hershey & Harrisburg PA PullOverAndLetMeOut

11 Fun Things To Do In Hershey & Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

When I was a kid growing up in Maryland, my father would take us on car trips to Hershey and the Pennsylvania Dutch Country. I have happy memories of those childhood journeys, so I was thrilled to return as an adult to further explore the region. On the banks of the Susquehanna River sits Harrisburg, the Pennsylvania capital. Just a few short miles away is Hershey, The Sweetest…
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Plan Your Visit To Busch Gardens Howl-O-Scream

There's one event that keeps me returning to Busch Gardens Williamsburg year after year. Each fall, the popular amusement park located in Williamsburg, Virginia puts on its autumnal attire and on weekends at sunset, transforms into a frightening festival - Busch Gardens Howl-O-Scream. Here's what you need to know to plan your trip to Howl-O-Scream.   Although my visit to Busch Gardens Howl-O-Scream was hosted, all opinions are…
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Seriously Good Spirits At Finger Lakes Distilling

Signing up for a tour of New York Wine Country which doesn’t include wine but does feature a distillery seems miscalculated. Let me be the first to admit, I know absolutely nothing about liquor. Sure, I've sampled whiskey. There's the odd Seven & Seven I occasionally sipped in my twenties. And I may have tried a gin and tonic at some point, but honestly, I don’t recall. Hence,…
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Touring the Pennsylvania State Capitol in Harrisburg

It's the green glazed terra cotta tile dome catching my eye upon spotting the Pennsylvania State Capitol building. The huge dome sits atop the grand building and is a focal point of downtown Harrisburg. Dedicated in 1906 and designed by Joseph Huston, in the American Renaissance style, the massive building is the seat of state government. Equally important, it's an artistic, architectural, and historical gem. As a history…
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