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Family Friendly Easter Weekend in Wilmington, North Carolina

Tuesday April 15, 2014
Wilmington is a historic riverfront town located near several popular beaches in southeastern North Carolina. From the downtown Riverwalk, cobblestone streets and fine historic homes to a nearby state park, wildlife sanctuary and aquarium, Wilmington offers visitors plenty to interesting places to explore during any season. Especially lovely during the spring and offering an array of family friendly themed events, Wilmington is a good choice for a day-trip or Easter weekend getaway. Read More...

Easter Weekend Family Fun in Richmond

Monday April 14, 2014
Richmond, Virginia offers a convenient location near many top Virginia attractions and several delightful gardens. Kings Dominion theme park is just north of Richmond, while Colonial Williamsburg is about a one hour trip to the southeast. Easter on Parade, a popular annual Richmond celebration, brings an array of Easter bonnets and attire plus live music, arts and crafts, food vendors and more. Other fun Easter celebrations take place at the Gilded Age estate, Maymont, and at beautiful Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens. Read More...

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Easter Sunrise Service at Arlington National Cemetery

Saturday April 12, 2014
The Easter Sunrise Service at Arlington National Cemetery is one of only a few annual services open to the public at the Cemetery, offering Easter weekend visitors to the Northern Virginia / Washington, D.C. area a truly memorable experience. Hosted by the Military District of Washington's Command Chaplain, the 2014 nondenominational worship service will be held on Easter Sunday, April 20th in the Arlington National Cemetery Memorial Amphitheater. Read More...

Quiet Islands for a Relaxing Spring Getaway

Thursday April 10, 2014
Mid to late spring, before the crowds of summer arrive, is a fantastic time to enjoy a relaxing weekend or longer in a serene setting with a getaway to one of several barrier islands just off the Southeast U.S. coast. While the water in most places may still be a bit too chilly for comfortable swimming, the typically pleasant spring weather is ideal for beachcombing, biking, wildlife watching, outdoor sports, reading a good book on the beach or simply letting your daily stress slip away while listening to the music of the ocean. Read More...

Related Articles (Pictured Above) An oceanfront cottage on lovely Bald Head Island; Photo Credit: George Alexander, licensed to About.com, Inc.

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Thunder Over Louisville - The Kentucky Derby Festival

Monday April 7, 2014
Thunder Over Louisville, a dazzling day-long extravaganza, kicks off two weeks of events during the annual Kentucky Derby Festival. Thunder Over Louisville 2014 takes place on Saturday, April 12th. Attracting an estimated 500,000 plus spectators, Thunder roars through the sky, starting at 3 p.m., with planes, aerobatics, breathtaking stunts and more. At night, Thunder lights up the sky and the Ohio River below with the largest pyrotechnic display in North America, beginning at 9:30 p.m.

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10 Standout Things to See and Do in Charleston SC

Tuesday April 1, 2014
Charleston, South Carolina is one of America's most interesting and lovely cities. Visitors are drawn to Charleston's storied past, stylish elegance, exceptional restaurants and Southern charm. Frequently ranked as one of the nation's best cities to visit, Charleston has received numerous awards and accolades as a top destination for romance, family vacations, foodies and more. Whether planning your first visit or a return trip, these ten standout attractions and things to do in Charleston will help you plan a memorable itinerary that is tailored to your interests. Read More...

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Resorts for Spring Family Fun

Sunday March 30, 2014
Plan a memorable spring family vacation or a fun weekend getaway to welcome the season, celebrate Easter, enjoy Mother's Day, take off for Memorial Day weekend and more at one of these standout family friendly resorts in the Southeast U.S. From moderately priced getaway packages to top of the line luxury experiences, these featured hotels and resorts offer wonderful activities for all ages and a variety of interests. Read More...

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The 2014 North Carolina Azalea Festival

Monday March 24, 2014
The 67th Annual North Carolina Azalea Festival welcomes spring and highlights the arts, history and culture of the greater Wilmington, North Carolina area. Featuring home and garden tours, a street fair, live entertainment, a juried art show, a traveling circus, and more, plus and a brilliant display of colorful azaleas, the North Carolina Azalea Festival is the largest festival of its kind in the state. Read More...

Spring in Louisville - The Kentucky Derby, Festivals and More

Friday March 21, 2014
Home of the time-honored Kentucky Derby held each year on the first Saturday in May at Churchill Downs, Louisville, Kentucky is a premier destination for a memorable spring getaway. Each April, Louisville bursts into celebration throughout the weeks preceding the Kentucky Derby with the annual Kentucky Derby Festival. The Festival offers something for everyone with over 70 events, including the largest fireworks spectacular in North America Thunder Over Louisville. Also, Louisville offers many unique and fun attractions to explore in all seasons of the year. Read More...

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Spring Flower Festivals

Wednesday March 19, 2014
The beauty of spring is celebrated across the Southeast U.S. throughout the season at many annual spring flower festivals. Enjoy vibrant azaleas, sunny daffodils, delicate cherry blossoms, fragrant roses and many other spring garden delights with a getaway or day-trip to one or more of these eagerly awaited celebrations. Read More...

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