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Patti Nickell
The 1879 Hooper Straight Lighthouse anchors the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels and can be seen from both land and water.

From Sea To Shining Sea, Some Of The United States’ Special Spots

These five places span the nation, and while they may not be the first spots on a traveler’s itinerary, each is a true American gem.

January 21, 2016

First-Time Visitors To Vegas: Prepare To Be Overwhelmed

Las Vegas rises, Oz-like, from the scorched brown earth of the desert, an Emerald City whose hue is the color of money. Money, one casino employee joked, that comes from vice and virtue — its two biggest industries being gambling and weddings.

September 26, 2015