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From SPAM to Barbed Wire: Seven of the Weirdest Museums in America

by Rebecca Dolan. Posted May 13th 2011 07:00 AM
Seven of the Weirdest Museums in America

Wandering Eyre, flickr

Imagine: A whole museum dedicated to SPAM in all its canned, hammy goodness.

Well, imagine no longer – this place exists, as do a number of museums dedicated to oddities like funeral history, medical specimens, barbed wire and more. Better yet, they can all be found somewhere in the United States. So, if the idea of missing out on jewelry made of hair is too much to bear, check out some of the weirdest museums in America.
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National Public Gardens Day: 10 Under-The-Radar Gardens To Visit This Mother's Day (PHOTOS)

by Kate Auletta. Posted May 6th 2011 07:30 AM

American Public Gardens Association

May 6th marks the 3rd annual National Public Gardens Day. Created to bring awareness to the importance of public gardens in promoting environmental stewardship and plant and water conservation, the day will see some 500 events across the country to celebrate America's public gardens.
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Summer Vacation Ideas: Five Fun Destinations For Everyone

by Annemarie Dooling. Posted Mar 17th 2011 03:00 PM
summer vacation ideas

Weed Whacker, Flickr

The kids are out of school, you've got mounting vacation days, or you just need a break: It's summertime and we've got some summer vacation ideas for you. Whether you're a foodie looking for a warm weather lunch fix, a family in desperate need of some sunshine, or a couple looking to get away from it all, there's no better time to plan an escape than summer. So get that planning underway and look into these five fun summer vacation ideas that make everyone happy.
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Top 10 Museums in the US for Families

by Annemarie Dooling. Posted Jan 21st 2011 01:06 PM
Best museums in the United States

With so many choices and varieties, it can be easy to become overwhelmed with culture in the United States. In particular, families with teens and kids can become confused about which exhibits are age appropriate and when to go. Luckily, these ten museums have the exhibits and amenities that work perfectly for families and it just so happens that they're among the best collections in the country. So pack up the entire family and visit these top 10 US museums.
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Silver Screen Cities: How Movies Boosted Tourism

by Jen A. Miller. Posted Dec 8th 2010 11:45 AM

hey tiffany!, flickr

Movie locations aren't just pretty backdrops on a screen. You can visit a lot of the spots that provided the scenery for some of our most beloved – or reviled – films.
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