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50 Places to Drink Local Brews in 50 States

by AOL Travel Staff. Posted Apr 7th 2014 04:44 PM
Vine Street Pub
Vine Street Pub
A belated happy National Beer Day to you! While not an official holiday (yet), April 7 commemorates the day in 1933 when low-alcohol beer became legal as Prohibition was slowly repealed, according to the Los Angeles Times.

While National Beer Day 2104 has passed, we recognize the eternal importance of being able to enjoy beer in a manner more dignified than reaching into your fridge and cracking open a Keystone Light tall boy (not judging -- we've all been there). So Aol Travel and our colleagues at MapQuest compiled this list of a special spots to drink a great local beer in each state (and Washington, DC because we have offices in the area and insight into where to drink nearby).
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St. Patrick's Day: 17 Cities - Beyond the Obvious Ones - to Go Irish in the United States

by Susan Barnes. Posted Mar 14th 2014 04:38 PM
Parade goers are seen during the St.Patrick's day parade in Dublin, Ireland
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St. Patrick's Day, the holiday when everyone -- regardless of ancestry – becomes Irish for the day is Monday, March 17. So here then are 17 U.S. cities to sip a pint, dance a jig and maybe sip another pint.
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Row NYC; Hyatt Place Lincoln/Downtown-Haymarket; Hotel Bristol, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Odessa: 3 New Hotel Openings

by Zach Everson. Posted Mar 10th 2014 04:59 PM
Row NYC hotel
Row NYC
Row NYC; Hyatt Place Lincoln/Downtown-Haymarket; and Hotel Bristol, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Odessa highlight the world's recent hotel openings.
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Red Cloud, Nebraska, and Cather Country: Prairie Road Trip Day One

by Sophia Dembling. Posted May 28th 2013 04:00 PM
Surrounded by miles and miles of windy prairie, the town of Red Cloud, Nebraska, is storybook sweet, with one main street through town where commerce clusters. The tree-shaded residential streets are lined with Victorian homes fronted by neat lawns, American flags flapping from the porches. But of course, all small towns have their drama and secrets.
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Road Trip: Driving the Prairie

by Sophia Dembling. Posted May 28th 2013 04:00 PM

Unlike mountains and ocean, the prairie doesn't get right up in your face and flaunt its beauty. It requires that you slow down and pay attention. You have to take the time to watch the light change on undulating oceans of gold. Walk out into it, where the sea reveals itself to be a hundred different grasses and flowers. Sit quietly and listen to bird songs, the buzz of bees, the gentle rustle of grasses and wildflowers in the breeze, and smell the sun-baked earth.
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