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Biking Brevard

Posted By iExplore 44 minutes ago on Travel - There are few experiences quiet as exhilarating as conquering a steep climb on a bicycle, then zooming downhill into a flat valley. Every year, thousands of eager cyclists experience this rush as they descend upon Brevard, North Carolina, to explore the countless trails which span hundreds of miles. Experienced cyclists know Brevard by name, but you don’t have to be a pro — or even own your own bicycle — to fully experience all this stunning western North Carolina town has to offer.

Heading to South Dakota? Stay in Rapid City

Posted By iExplore 4 hours ago on Travel - Planning a trip to South Dakota probably brings to mind gorgeous images of Mount Rushmore or seeing buffalo in Custer State Park. You’re not wrong, but if you want to be in the epicenter of all there is to see in the state, staying in downtown Rapid City is a must.

Why Springtime is the Best Time to Visit the Black Hills of South Dakota

Posted By iExplore 8 hours ago on Travel - Our recent trip to the Black Hills of South Dakota only lasted a few days but saw two seasons, snow, rain, abundant sunshine, and the most spectacular views and experiences we could have hoped for.

Photo Gallery: The Beauty of South Dakota

Posted By iExplore 12 hours ago on Travel - Recently we got the chance to visit South Dakota and much of the beauty it has to offer. We visited Mount Rushmore, Custer State Park, and Badlands National Park. There was no shortage of stunning views, and the animal sightings along the way made it even more memorable. Check out a few of the images we captured, then plan a visit yourself!

Discover Sun Peaks’ Summer Vibe

Posted By iExplore 16 hours ago on Travel - The snow has melted and it’s the perfect time to head to Sun Peaks for an adventure with the family. Sun Peaks in the summer is a destination for everyone, whether you’re craving some R&R or a more mountain-centered vacation. The beauty of the area alone is enough to make Sun Peaks a yearly stop, but once you soak it all in — the alpine blossoms, summer concerts, mountain fun and outdoor recreation for all abilities — you may never want to leave.

Explore the Waterfront in Vancouver, Washington

Posted By iExplore 20 hours ago on Travel - Vancouver, Washington's stunning Waterfront is a destination for everyone — vacationers and locals alike. The half-mile riverfront just five minutes from downtown offers foodies some of the best tastes in the state, shopaholics a place to go to town, and visitors an unparalleled luxury experience. For the perfect day, look no further than the Waterfront, and watch the video below for a glimpse of what's in store.

Discover Vancouver, Washington's Culinary Roots

Posted By iExplore 1 day 44 minutes ago on Travel - It doesn't take long in Vancouver, Washington, to see just how much its history has impacted its present day. From generations of farmers whose food and wine crafted and continue to impact the area to the historic Eatery at the Grant House, Vancouver's roots have made it what it is today. Check out the below video to see how the area's history makes it a must-visit destination.

A Perfect Pairing in Vancouver, Washington

Posted By iExplore 1 day 4 hours ago on Travel - Few thing scream "Vancouver, Washington," more than the great outdoors and craft brews! Hear from local brewers as they juxtapose some of their favorite creations with their brewery locations, and pick up some recommendations for what to back with you on your outdoor adventure.

More than Mardi Gras: A Guide to Louisiana’s Marvelous Festivals

Posted By iExplore 1 day 8 hours ago on Travel - Any visitor to Louisiana will tell you it’s a beautiful state full of fun, vibrant people and more to do than there are hours in the day. That excitement is especially evident in the state’s diverse range of festivals, drawing visitors and locals together to celebrate everything from Cajun folklore at the Rougarou Festival in the fall to peaches at the Louisiana Peach Festival in the spring.

The Swag Raises the Bar for Hotel Experiences

Posted By iExplore 1 day 12 hours ago on Travel - There are hotel stays and then there are hotel experiences. The latter is an immersive, one-of-a-kind experience that makes you never want to leave. It’s one that from the magical moment you enter to the glum feeling you get packing your bags to checkout, you know you’ve stumbled on something special. Hotels that evoke these feelings are few and far between, but at The Swag — sitting at an elevation of 5,000 feet and on 225 acres of private land that borders the Great Smoky Mountains National Park — rustic luxury and Southern charm mesh for the ultimate all-inclusive experience.