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Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Great Smoky Mountains National Park is the most visited National Park in the United States. It is situated in both Tennessee and North Carolina. It encompasses the ridge line of the Great Smoky Mountains – a part of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The border between Tennessee and North Carolina
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Cades Cove (Great Smoky Mountains)

Cades Cove (Great Smoky Mountains)

Cades Cove is one of the most visited attractions of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. It is a lush green valley surrounded by mountains and there are many historic buildings from 18th and 19th centuries. The valley is very scenic and wild life can be spotted, including black bear. The
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BrookGreen Gardens

BrookGreen Gardens

During our trip to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, we visited BrookGreen Gardens near Murrells Inlet. It is situated 18 miles south of Myrtle Beach. Brookgreen has more than 300 acres of gardens and facilities that are open to the public. In addition there are excursions that take visitors to parts
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Lazy 5 Ranch

Lazy 5 Ranch

If you stay in Charlotte or happen to visit Charlotte, North Carolina, then be sure to check out Lazy 5 Ranch. It is a beautiful ranch located in Mooresville, about 30 minutes drive from Charlotte. It is a drive through Ranch which has over 700 animals from around the world which roam around
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Cypress Gardens, South Carolina

Cypress Gardens, South Carolina

During our trip to Charleston, South Carolina, we happened to visit the beautiful Cypress Gardens. It is located 25 miles north of Charleston, SC. Cypress Garden was the areas largest rice plantation, once upon a time. Now it has been converted to a beautiful garden. The black water swamp and
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NC Aquarium at Fort Fisher

NC Aquarium at Fort Fisher

During our Trip to Coastal Carolinas, we visited NC Aquarium at Fort Fisher. Fort Fisher is a part of North Carolina’s barrier island called Pleasure Island on Cape Fear Coast. This was our second visit to an aquarium after visiting the enormous Georgia aquarium earlier this year. This
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Georgia Aquarium, Atlanta

Georgia Aquarium, Atlanta

Atlanta is a beautiful city, and is the capital of Georgia State. It is a major business center and is equally famous for tourism. Atlanta is 4 hours drive from Charlotte, North Carolina. We had decided to explore Atlanta on Martin Luther King long weekend in Jan 2009. Georgia Aquarium was the
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Grandfather Mountain

Grandfather Mountain

Grandfather Mountain is a privately owned mountain 5,946 ft above sea level, located in North Carolina, USA. Our first trip to Grandfather Mountain was on Oct 4th, 2008. It was a lovely experience as we drove through the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway. We were lucky enough to see early fall colors. Oct
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