With a dozen world-class shows a night, the 600 block of Frenchmen Street is the song and soul of New Orleans. Head to Virginia Beach for oceanfront entertainment this summer as part of Beach Street USA. On Thursday nights this summer, watch a free concert at Furman University in South Carolina as part of their Music by the Lake series. If you're in Kansas City stop by The Lounge for free live jazz. One of the best places to hear live bands has to be Nashville's downtown. Marvel at the fine art in Fort Worth's internationally known Kimbell Art Museum. Take in one of the world's largest collections of Wedgwood at the Birmingham Museum of Art. Expand your appreciation of art at the Baltimore Museum of Art. Check out the extensive collection, ranging from ancient to contemporary, at the St. The aquatic mammals are attracted to Tampa Electric’s warm-water discharge canals. Ever wonder what a turtle more than 100 years old looks like? C., you can view dinosaur fossils, a hall of skeletons, and an exhibit on Anicent Egypt, plus many more. Visit the museum at the United States Naval Academy, which was founded in 1845 in Annapolis, Maryland. Inspired by the English countryside, Blount Cultural Park is a beautiful spot within Montgomery. Take a stroll in Ansley Park, a garden neighborhood on the National Register of Historic Places in Atlanta. Catch a movie in Atlanta's Piedmont Park during this summer's Screen on the Green.76. Check out Oak Mountain State Park's off-road bike trails for all levels of biking experience.. The Tennessee Williams Home in Columbus, Mississippi is the first home of the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright. Take a tour of William Faulkner's Oxford and see his home, the model for the house in 84. Take advantage of Dallas' free art displays by abstract expressionist sculptor Mark di Suervo outside the Dallas Museum of Art, Northpark Center, and the Nasher Sculpture Center. Check out the large collection of works by regional artists, as well as contemporary crafts and decorative arts at the Arkansas Art Center in Little Rock. Manatees come in from the cold between November and April at the Tampa Electric Manatee Viewing Center. Louis Zoo and spend a day with 700 different species. Roam Gulf Shores' Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge, a 6,200-acre sanctuary with beach access. The Smithsonian National Zoo is home to 2,000 animals right in the heart of Washington, D. Some of the farms open to visitors at the start of the blooming season. Trip through the tulips at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens, which houses more than 10,000 different plants in its collections. Take a sweet walk through the plantation ruins and gardens of Sugar Mill Botanical Gardens in Florida. View the gardens and three lakes at the Bernheim Arboretum in Kentucky, or be adventurous and go for a canopy treewalk. At the National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D. You might recognize Chippewa Square as the bus stop where Tom Hanks sat in 73. at the most beautiful time of the year for the National Cherry Blossom Festival. Kentucky is known for its smooth bourbon, so celebrate the libation with a 6-day Kentucky Bourbon Festival in Bardstown. Savannah goes seriously green each spring, hosting the second-largest St. You'll turn off the pavement at this point, to journey along the half mile gently sloping gravel drive to the cottage crossing one of the properties noisy creeks and then you'll pass a large serene meadow with young (and nearly once extinct) American Chestnut Saplings.Before the early 1900s, the American Chestnut was the predominant tree species in eastern forests and was widely known as a "Mighty Giant".
Andrew Jackson did when he defeated the Creek Indians in 1814 at Horseshoe Bend National Military Park in Alabama. See where abolitionists Thomas Garrett and John Hunn stood trial before the Federal Court in the New Castle Court House Museum in Delaware for violating the Fugitive Slave Act of 1793. Visit The Alamo in San Antonio, the site of a pivotal battle in the Texas Revolution. Every night at 6 p.m., The Kennedy Center offers free concerts at the Millenium Center Stage in Washington, D. Tootsie's Orchid Lounge, an iconic cubbyhole on Broadway, has no cover charge. Spend your Labor Day weekend on Beale Street at the Memphis Music and Heritage Festival. Visit one of the SCAD Galleries in Savannah featuring works by world-renowned artists and students. Spend an hour or an entire day at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D. Visit the Chateau des Cocodries in Jennings, Louisiana to meet the turtle and his alligator friends. Explore the 60,000-acre Wichita Mountains National Wildlife Refuge, crowned by Mount Scott in Oklahoma. You can also tour the grounds of the academy and watch the midshipmen during noon formation. One of the quirkiest yet most interesting art galleries in Texas is the Art Car Museum featuring cars decorated with everything from plastic action figures to pool balls. Wing your way through the National Museum of Naval Aviation in Pensacola, and hear stories from a retired flyboy. If you have only a short time to explore The Mall in Washington, D. Greeneville's 13.5-mile Swamp Rabbit Trail is the perfect spot for a leisurely ride with the family. Set on the northern shore of Lake Pontchartrain, the Tammany Trace trail leads to scenic views and great picnic spots. Austin's 10-mile Lady Bird Bike Trail gives riders a great view of downtown. Guestrooms also come equipped with the latest high tech amenities.Located just a five minutes’ walk from the Star Ferry, the Langham offers the kind of indulgent cityscape breaks that are hard to forget.The JME Retreat at The Cohutta Reserve is located on over 80 acres of unspoiled natural wonder in the North Georgia Mountains.
This region is fondly referred to as “The Cohutta’s" by the locals, so you will have plenty of adventures waiting just outside the cottage.
One of the oldest is Dublin Castle, which was first founded in 1204, while one of the newest is the Spire of Dublin, a conical stainless steel spire rising to 121m and lit at night to provide a beacon in the sky.