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Riding Tennessee's "Rocky Top" Wine Trail

Pigeon Forge, the home of Dollywood, makes a great base for touring East Tennessee's "Rocky Top Wine Trail." Five official wineries await between Sevierville and Gatlinburg, plus the region's family-friendly entertainment includes everything from celebrity performances to go-karts, from roller coasters to eco-activities and more.
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Magical Memories: Disney Fun By Land and Sea
Disney expert Georgina Cruz takes a look at what's new and what's next onboard Disney Cruise Line and within Walt Disney World Resort in central Florida, both family-focused hot spots for southern vacations. She tells us what's new with the re-imagined Disney Magic -- with hefty emphasis on the children's club spaces -- and the new features at Disney theme parks. Here's what's cooking down South with Disney.
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Winston-Salem: Arts, Innovation & Americana

Winston-Salem is all about the arts, Colonial history and culinary hot spots. It's also a destination that's sizably changed from its past life. Gone from the downtown warehouses are textile looms and cigarette manufacturing machines, replaced instead by galleries, boutiques, restaurants, lofts and condos. Freelance writers Kathy M. Newbern and J. S. Fletcher show why travelers should head for today's Winston-Salem.

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Fun-Tastic Adventures Along the Space Coast
One of the top attractions along Florida's Space Coast is NASA's Kennedy Space Center Visitors' Complex. On a recent Norwegian Gem port call, our family editor, Lizz Dinnigan, with hubby Joe and kids Jack, 8, and Casey, 5, headed off on a line-organized shore trip to explore America's space history. Come along for her experience plus ideas for more Space Coast fun, whether you're arriving by sea or land.
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Great Locomotive Chase & Civil War in Marietta, GA
In her Southern Journeys blog, freelance writer Kathy Witt touches on the amazing tale of "The General," a Civil War-era locomotive stolen in the heart of the South by the Union Army in 1862. While the theft was short-lived, it was the stuff of legends. Marietta is home to a wealth of Civil War heritage tales and heritage sites including a battlefield, museum and cemeteries, plus it boasts a Gone With The Wind Museum. Read "more" to see Kathy's perspective for visitors.
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