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Radcliff at a Barn at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky, Aug. 2019
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Road Trip With a Dog: Kentucky Horse Park

I love road trips with my pup but the downside is finding dog-friendly attractions along the way. Thankfully, the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky., allows dogs!

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The SC Pecan Trail in Florence is One of Several Foodie Trails Found in the United States.
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Road Trip: 10 of America’s Tastiest Food Trails

Here are 10 of America’s tastiest food trails, ideal for mapping out an adventurous culinary journey. Keep the gas tank full, your tummy empty, and be prepared to nosh on a variety of eats across the country. They range from Buffalo wings to tacos and donuts to Hoosier Pie.

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Since 1996, Nevada SR 375 Has Been Called the Extraterrestrial Highway, because of numerous UFO sightings. #ETHwy
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Nevada Travel: Driving the Extraterrestrial Highway

I drove the 98.4-mile long Nevada State Route 375, the Extraterrestrial Highway. Why? I am curious about the Area 51 mystique.

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XM Satellite Radio and the Southern Sky

I’m a Saturn gal and was crushed when I learned GM was discontinuing the line. In January of this year I purchased a 2009 Saturn AURA Hybrid, my third Saturn vehicle, and absolutely love it. XM Satellite Radio came as a three-month trial (as it does in all GM vehicles) and I admit  to being […]

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Patriotic Road Trip: September 11

Thursday after the final show, we hit the road at 7:30 p.m. By this time we asked the car rental representative at he show to have the mileage and drop-off fee waived and she did (as other companies eventually did). We also stopped at an AAA office for directions but unfortunately the clerk routed us THROUGH New York City. We were smart to follow detours around the city knowing roads into the Big Apple were closed.

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Lying for a Ride: September 11

While this was happening during my day, my now friend Cham was on her way to the road show flying from Tampa to Providence, Rhode Island, but her flight was grounded in Philadelphia as all flights were immediately grounded by the FAA. Rather than expressing concern on how to get home, the dedicated worker found a way to get to Rhode Island: she lied.

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Eight Years and Still Vivid: September 11

I have few triggers which break me down and 9/11 is one of them. Eight years ago day I was in a hotel in Peabody, Mass. It was a Tuesday and as I was getting ready for breakfast, NBC’s The Today Show played in the background. Matt Lauer broke with the news of a plane crashing into one of the World Trade Center towers. I headed down to the restaurant and met up with the rest of the group I was traveling with.

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