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Category: 2015 Fall Issue

Roam Alone: A Guide for Single Travel

Solo travelers make up more than 11 percent of leisure travelers in the United States, according to the U.S. Travel Association, and this number will continue to increase. After all, in 2014, the number of single American adults outnumbered those who are married. Travel tops many retirement to-do lists, and research repeatedly shows that experiences, such as travel, generate more joy than material purchases. […]

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ideal towns >> asheville, nc

Asheville — Mountain Adventures, Eclectic Artists & Incredible Architecture by Nancy Gross Famous for the stunning beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains and the grand Biltmore Estate, Asheville, NC, is also known for its edgy, artistic energy and its burgeoning culinary scene. This thriving mountain city has an irresistible eclectic downtown with more than 30 […]

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ideal towns >> bradenton, fl

Bradenton — Florida’s Bay Area Beauty by Scott Kauffman When it comes to this part of Florida’s Gulf Coast, Bradenton might not be as well-known as its sophisticated neighbor to the south, Sarasota. But that’s just fine for the folks flocking to the Bradenton region, which is equally rich in culture and recreational wonders with […]

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ideal towns >> charleston, sc

Beautiful. Historical. Hospitable. — Welcome to Charleston by Nancy Gross The people are remarkably friendly. The grits are spicy and the oysters are fresh. The cobblestone streets are steeped in history, and the views of the harbor are spectacular. This is Charleston, SC, voted “America’s Best City” three times in a row. It’s also considered […]

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