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As The Song and Soul of the South, Macon delights its visitors with music and history abound. Toted as the birthplace of Southern Rock, this Georgia town also claims music legends Otis Redding, Little Richard and the Allman Brothers as natives. However, it’s the second part of its moniker; “soul”, that sets Macon apart from other music meccas. The city has historic streets lined with antebellum mansions and various museums displaying its Civil War and African American heritage. Experience Macon’s natural history at the Museum of Arts & Sciences or explore a Native American home site dating back 15,000 years. Discover Macon, where you’ll be drawn in with a song and delighted with Southern charm and culture.
Just 45 minutes north of Denver, Loveland is
an authentic arts community. Art in Loveland is a major part of its community and includes performing arts, entertainment and museums. Begin an artistic adventure by viewing over 380 individual works of art on public display throughout the city. Or visit
the city’s beautifully restored historic theater and nationally accredited art and history museum. Either way you’ll be rewarded with artistic and natural beauty abound.
Don’t be fooled by the breezy, laidback, sandy beaches that stretch along the shores of Laguna Beach. This more-than-a-beach-town town is alive with culture and has a diverse events calendar that proves it. Festivals, shows, events, workshops and concerts are enjoyed throughout the year. If you visit in October you can witness the Plein-Air Painting Invitational which presents a weeklong landscape painting festival focusing on the community, environment and art education. Take in a show at the Laguna Playhouse, the oldest continuously operating theatre on the West Coast. The best part about Laguna Beach is that even with its diverse menu of cultural experiences, those breezy, laidback, sandy beaches are always available for a stroll.
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
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