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Thomas Wolfe's Old Kentucky Home in Asheville, N.C., is open for tours.

10 Cities You Must Visit If You Are Writer, Poet or Literature Lover

Literature buffs can step into their favorite authors’ worlds by visiting their home-museums, former dorm rooms and local haunts.

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Glenwood Canyon Recreation Trail in Glenwood Springs, Colo., is one reason the city is a Top 10 Small Town for 2014.

Top 10 Small Towns 2014

The best small towns feature stunning scenery, high concentrations of cultural amenities and residents who engage in their communities. But perhaps the best thing about a great small town is its ability to change your perspective. Come see what you think.

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The Woodford Reserve Distillery in Versailles, Ky., offers "Corn to Cork" tours.

An Insider's Guide to Touring Kentucky and Tennessee Whiskey and Bourbon Distilleries

An overview of the whiskey trails through Tennessee and Kentucky, with recommendations for best tours and visits.

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Serosun Farms in Hampshire, Ill., will include homes ranging from 2,500 to 6,000 square feet.

New Neighborhoods Lure City Slickers to Farm Living

Serosun is one of a growing number of sustainable farm developments, attracting those who want to return to that idyllic rural lifestyle.

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The Spray and Ground Park in McAllen, Texas, helps kids stay cool.

Six Ways to Stay Cool This Summer (When You Don’t Own a Pool)

Beat the summer heat even if you don't have a pool of your own.

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Edwin’s Garden at the Crayola headquarters helps provide food for residents of a family community center in Easton, Pa.

Crayola Colors Town Life in Easton, PA

Crayola does more than make crayons and markers in Easton, Pa., but serves as a colorful example of corporate community commitment.

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Summer concert series are uniting and entertaining residents in communities across the U.S.

Six Must-Have Things for Summer Concerts

Summer music festivals are popping up all over the country. Here's what you'll need to make the most out of them.

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Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., is one of the area's most popular attractions.

Seven Reasons to Move to Charlotte, NC

Discover what makes Charlotte, N.C., and nearby communities best places to live.

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Panama City Beach, Fla., has a reputation for being a popular Spring Break destination for college students.

Top 8 Guilty Pleasure Vacation Cities

These cities draw vacationers despite their well-known reputations.

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Fun and unique flavor combinations are drawing customers to gourmet popsicle shops.

Ten Unique Popsicles for Summer and Where to Find Them

See how gourmet popsicle vendors in cities across the U.S. are creating fun flavor combinations and updating classic treats.

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Fayetteville Street in downtown Raleigh, N.C., includes restaurants, entertainment venues and more.

Six Reasons to Move to the Raleigh, N.C. Area

Discover what makes Raleigh, N.C., and nearby communities best places to live.

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According to architect Joshua Prichard, the Denver Public Library is one of the buildings Godzilla should stomp out next.

Six Buildings Godzilla Should Stomp Out Next

A look at some of the American architecture scene's most questionable decisions of the last couple decades.

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The Connor Prairie Interactive History Park is a favorite destination in Fishers, Ind.

Six Places to Move Near Indianapolis

Find out why six communities just outside of Indianaplis, Ind., are great places to live.

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What the Festival in Dufur, Ore., hosts the Northwest's largest pool party.

Top 12 Summer Music Festivals in Smaller Cities 2014

Summer music festivals can be found all over the U.S., and these smaller cities know how to party.

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Destination Imagination students face challenges designed to teach them 21st-century skills.

Destination Imagination Program Teaches Kids Creative Problem Solving

July 28, 2014

Students from Richland, WA, overcome series of objects in Global Finals 2014.

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Michigan State's Student Organic Farm is just one example of how college students are helping to feed their communities.

These Colleges Farm to Feed Their Neighbors

July 24, 2014

College farms and gardens give students hands-on agriculture experience and help feed communities.

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Trolleys and streetcars, like this one at Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco, are making a comeback in many U.S. cities.

Trolley Trivia: Six Cool Things We Bet You Didn't Know About Streetcars

July 23, 2014

As trolleys in U.S. cities make a comeback, here a few fun tidbits about their place in pop culture.

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Top 10 Lists

Glenwood Canyon Recreation Trail in Glenwood Springs, Colo., is one reason the city is a Top 10 Small Town for 2014.

The best small towns feature stunning scenery, high concentrations of cultural amenities and residents who engage in their communities. But perhaps the best thing about a great small town is its ability to change your perspective. Come see what you think.

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