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America’s first permanent English colony comes to life through film, gallery exhibits and outdoor living history at Jamestown Settlement. Visitors can learn about the Powhatan Indian, English and west central African cultures that converged on this Virginian land. Larger than life exhibits, including board replicas of ships, the colonists' fort and a Powhatan village, paint a vivid picture of America’s beginnings. Unique museums and galleries along with costumed historical interpreters describe and demonstrate daily life in the early 17th century. HistoryisFun.org
With a friendly climate year-round, Hilton Head Island was made for outdoor activity. It’s the type of place where if “you can think of it, you can do it” practically every month of the year. Beach it, golf, fish, play tennis, bike, zip line, motorboat, Hilton Head has it all. However, this South Carolina barrier island is much more than just another pretty place. Hilton Head has a thriving community of art galleries, performing arts centers, museums, unique dining and festivals. The Cultural Traveler’s Hilton Head Arts...and All That Jazz tour starts with a private talk at the Art League of Hilton Head Gallery followed by music and dinner at The Jazz Corner. Get an insider's look of the Lowcountry's History & Nature on the tour that bares its name with a stroll through Historic Honey Horn and Heyward House, a Calibogue Cruise trip to Daufuskie Island, a two-hour guided Old Historic Daufuskie Island tour. During Jacob Preston's Pottery Studio Tour you’ll visit the master potter’s studio in Bluffton and receive an original Jacob Preston bowl, demonstration and gallery talk. Spend time with Chef Michael Cerafesi as he prepares a menu with step-by-step procedures and helpful hints during the Cooking at Michael Anthony’s Cucina Italia tour.
The Roanoke River has blessed Halifax County, North Carolina with a bounty. A string of communities stretch along the river’s banks and have established their livelihood from the waterway. Today, a stream of museums, performing arts centers, and galleries flow from town-to-town providing an array of cultural activities for all who visit. Highlights include a trip to Roanoke Rapids and its Roanoke Canal Museum & Trail or an encounter with a 1920’s African-American resettlement community in the town of Tillery. Whether your Halifax County experience includes one or all of the towns along the mighty Roanoke, you’re sure to be immersed in culture and beauty.
They say that in Fort Worth,
“cowboys and culture collide.” In other words the city has kept a tight hold on the reigns of the past while still embracing a modern era. A modern era that includes premier shopping and dining in a 35-block area called Sundance Square. Take part in
the Fort Worth Stockyards Western Experience and wiitness a cattle drive, visit an authentic saloon, or take in a show at the world’s largest honky-tonk. Or, enjoy the Fort Worth Art Lovers Escape and experience a different, yet equally engaging, side of Fort Worth.
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