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Beach picnic

California Company Provides Elevated Picnic Experiences

If you’re still picnicking the old fashioned way (flannel blanket, a bag of chips, and a lukewarm bottle of chardonnay), you are seriously missing out. Gone are the days of ants spoiling your fun. And forget about cramming store-bought snacks into that dusty wicker basket. Because one California-based company is doing for picnicking what glamping did for spending a night out in the woods.

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'Waiting on a Train,' the second sculpture in 'The Traveling Man' series, in Deep Ellum, Dallas

6 Things Not to Miss in Dallas, Texas

Dallas is an absolute gem of a city—and one of the largest, most populated in all the country. As such, you will never be short of a good time as ample opportunities to experience the southern charm, history, and hospitality of Texas are abounding. Get ready to giddy up and discover everything you need to see if you’ve got a few days to spend in this charming, cultural metropolis.

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Door #10E: Grant Park Tree Door, part of Tiny Doors ATL project

Tiny Doors ATL: Unlocking Big Charm Behind Tiny Closed Doors

Atlanta, Georgia, is a city steeped in history. One of the country’s most formidable cultural destinations, this state capital is home to nearly half a million citizens, as well as countless points of interest – including theaters, museums, galleries, and trails. One local artist knows all too well about the abundance of historical hotspots and the likelihood of becoming overwhelmed by all that the city has to offer tourists and residents alike. But Karen Anderson Singer isn’t your average tour guide.

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Guadalupe Maravilla, Los Purifiers, 2019, performance at ICA Miami

Guadalupe Maravilla Exposes the Trauma of Border Crossing

Knockdown Center is an immersive gallery and contemporary performance space in Maspeth, Queens, known for showcasing innovative and challenging formats of art and visual media. The building itself, named for the Knock-Down door frame that was invented at the site in 1956, has witnessed a tremendous degree of transformation in its more than 100 years of functional existence. So, too, has the audience of revelers who wander the expansive halls, emerging renewed and recharged as a result of any one of the transfixing exhibits that take place.

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Big Idaho Potato Hotel exterior and interior

Bed Down Inside a Giant Idaho Potato

Boise, Idaho is a fascinating city of great cultural significance, offering scenic vistas of lush, open landscapes, and many of the urban comforts available in any major downtown metropolis. It is also home to one characteristically charming feature that is a cheeky and apropos nod to nostalgia and local history – and one that should be experienced by travelers from all walks of life.

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Cherry blossom trees in beautiful bloom around the Tidal Basin region in Washington, D.C.

Things Not to Miss in Washington, D.C.

If you plan on visiting Washington, D.C., you are in for a fantastic getaway. The historic city features a long list of exciting attractions – not all of which revolve around the White House (but you’ll want to check that out, too). Take your holiday somewhere between late March and late May to experience near-perfect weather, and be sure to visit as many of these points of interest as possible.

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Four fiberglass giants

George Farnham’s Impressive Collection of Fiberglass Giants

Nestled in the unincorporated community of Unger, West Virginia, lies an expansive parcel of property. A closer look at this property offers passersby a perplexing albeit familiar slice of Americana: the roadside attraction. Massive fiberglass figures, including a lumberjack, a couple of Muffler Men, even Yogi Bear, jut out from the landscape, greeting people from a long-forgotten era