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Virginia is for Lovers iPhone App Puts Travel at Your Fingertips

The Virginia Tourism Corporation announced the Virginia is for Lovers iPhone App — Virginia’s first, statewide mobile travel guide of its kind that puts more than 12,000 attrac­tions, events, accom­mo­da­tions, restau­rants and spe­cial offers at vis­i­tors’ fin­ger­tips. The mobile guide is avail­able for free at the iTunes app store for iPhone and iPad users.

Ohio’s Ozone Zipline Adventures Announces Major Expansion With Longer Zip Lines

Ozone Zipline Adventures is the largest zip line canopy tour in the Midwest and it’s get­ting big­ger. Ozone is adding two new 1,500-foot-long lines which will be 200 feet above the Little Miami River and will con­nect Ozone to Fort Ancient near the North Watch.

Lake Michigan Circle Tour by Motorcycle: Day Six

Today we woke up expect­ing some rain on our final day of the trip. We were pleas­antly sur­prised when we were greeted with clear, sunny skies instead! We hit the road between 8 and 9 am, headed for Beloit, Wisconsin and home. It was a gor­geous day, bright and sunny, on the warm side. Probably the nicest weather day we’d had the entire trip.

Lake Michigan Circle Tour by Motorcycle: Day Five

We awoke early to a bright, shiny day, grabbed a quick con­ti­nen­tal break­fast from the lobby of the Super 8, packed our bikes, and headed out of town. Destination? Shotgun Eddy White Water Rafting!

We rode back through Shawano past the Menominee Indian Casino before hook­ing a left onto a nice curvy, hilly, tree-lined coun­try road for about 10 miles before reach­ing a gravel entrance for Shotgun Eddy. On the way, I spot­ted an Bald Eagle fly­ing grace­fully above us.

Summer Events Along the Blue Ridge Parkway in Virginia

In honor of the 75th anniver­sary of the Blue Ridge Parkway, Virginia’s small towns and com­mu­ni­ties along “America’s Favorite Drive,” are cel­e­brat­ing with spe­cial events and fes­ti­vals all sum­mer long.

The Blue Ridge Parkway is an iconic travel des­ti­na­tion, stretch­ing 469 miles from Shenandoah National Park in Virginia to the Great Smoky Mountains. Reconnect with loved ones and nature in this pris­tine part of Virginia where music fes­ti­vals, arts and crafts fairs, and food and wine events show­case the tra­di­tions and hos­pi­tal­ity of Virginia’s Blue Ridge region.