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It may be the biggest tourist attraction you’ve never heard of—but it's about to sweep the nation.
How did a 5,000-person rural Vermont town become a famous center for artisanal food and drink? Waterbury seemed to appear on the map in 1986 when two guys named Ben and Jerry expanded their ice cream factory from Burlington to Route 100 in Waterbury. The sweet-toothed pilgrims it attracts now fuel a local industry of gourmet goods. Over the years, a cider mill, barbecue restaurant, and tasting centers for locally made cheese, coffee, chocolate, and spirits have popped up in this Green Mountai...
A little planning (and bribery) goes a long way.
If your kids have ever lost it in on a crowded city street or lain down on a hotel room floor in protest against visiting a museum, join the club. Follow these tips from a traveling mom to keep the peace on your next trip.
A priority for many families now is getting everyone (not just the kids!) off their devices and reconnected with relatives and friends. Venturing out in the wild for some much-needed adventure is the perfect way to reunite small groups safely in wide-open spaces. With a mix of new daily discoveries, incredible wildlife, undersea wonders, and activities for every age and fitness level, an expedition is an ideal way to reboot real-life connections.
It might surprise you to know that Connecticut is home to world-class collections of American and British art and a showstopper museum of Native American culture. The state is king of house museums: You can see where Mark Twain wrote The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, which is literally right next to Harriet Beecher Stowe 's home. Don't forget the Philip Johnsom Glass House and the Mecca for all things maritime, Mystic Seaport Museum.
More than 850 million pounds of seafood are reeled in from Louisiana’s waters each year, so there’s no shortage of fresh fish, crawfish, oysters, shrimp, and crabs in New Orleans.
In the Nutmeg State you can kick back in a lighthouse or treehouse, a water-facing suite steps from the East Coast’s answer to Rodeo Drive or a Relais and Châteaux inn with a world-class spa in the middle of nowhere (sorry, Washington, Connecticut – you’re pretty but not exactly hopping).
Profiled Reach Prep, an organization that guides academically motivated underserved youth to fulfill their academic potentials.
An article about Central Park's first statue of real women: Sojourner Truth, Susan B. Anthony, and Elizabeth Cady Stanton. Celebrities such as Meryl Streep and Rita Moreno are involved. This is the updated URL: https://www.lappthebrand.com/blogs/culture/is-this-really-central-park-s-first-statue-of-women