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- Major cities along the way include Chicago, Kansas City, and Albuquerque—with stops at many smaller towns along the famed Route 66, including Flagstaff, Kingman, Barstow, and San Bernardino—ending at historic Union Station in Los Angeles.
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A historic Vanderbilt mansion in the Blue Ridge Mountains, The Biltmore goes all out this time of year with food, decorations, and loads of on-property festivities. In Asheville itself, you can ride the Polar Express Train, check out the Aluminum Christmas Tree Museum, or spend a Victorian Christmas at the Smith-McDowell House.
The Blue Ridge Scenic is one of the region's top tourist attractions thanks to the scenery, proximity to a major metropolitan area, on-board services, and different excursions available. The railroad's popular, self-proclaimed Santa Express runs from late November until late December with daytime and nighttime trips.
With mountains rising on all sides, including Le Conte and Sugarland to the south, Cove Mountain to the west, Big Ridge to the northeast, and Grapeyard Ridge to the east; Gatlinburg is the natural home of the only ski resort in the state of Tennessee – Ober Gatlinburg. Just north of Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge and Sevierville are best known as the home of Dolly Parton’s popular “Dollywood” amusement complex as well as popular shopping outlets and entertainment venues.
Within easy reach of major cities like New York, Philadelphia, and Boston, you'll find not only ski and snowboarding destinations, but opportunities to get outdoors and hike, snowshoe or cross-country ski through pristine woodlands; to snowmobile; to ice skate or snow tube… maybe even to try ice fishing or dog sledding.
Oct 31, 2020 · The Smoky Mountains is a mountain range located in the Southeastern United States along the border of Tennessee and North Carolina. They lie within the Blue Ridge Province of the Appalachian Mountains. The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is connected via the Blue Ridge Parkway to the Shenandoah National Park in Virginia.
Farming was the major occupation in the region until the arrival of the railroad in 1852, which brought the beginnings of commerce and industry to Virginia's Blue Ridge. The area became known as a railroad town and attracted residents from around the world who have helped build the region into the economic and cultural center it has become.
Dec 24, 2019 · If you enjoy the sight of a white Christmas, consider spending the holiday season at one of these American cities. Stacker's list of the 50 coldest cities in America on Christmas reveals that all ...
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