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Anza Borrego Desert Jeep Tours
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Explore and experience and capture through photography the beauty, solitude and mystery of Slot Canyon, Fonts Point, the Wind Caves, Coyote Canyon, Blair Valley Native American Village site and much more.

Borrego Jeep Photo Adventures. Learn how to photograph the desert landscapes of the Anza Borrego Desert in Southern California with Arron Dennis C.P.P certified Professional Photographer.

Create memories and capture the beauty of the breathtaking desert landscapes. All tours include (at no cost to you) photo instruction by a certified professional photographer, Aaron Dennis.You can also choose to have your portrait taken a scenic desert locaton at no additoinal cost. A once in a lifetime experience for the entire family.

Visit their web site for more information on the Anza Borrego Desert jeep excursion tours, rates and booking information.

SPECIAL DISCOUNT:  50% off Anza Borrego Desert Jeep Tours .  To redeem this discount mention Attractions in America at time of booking or print out this page.

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760 484.1700
Ballroom Dancing Columbus Ohio
Looking for something special or different to do with your significant other? Perhaps you are single and want to meet other singles. Consider ballroom dancing. A great “thing to do” idea…. learn how to dance.

Learning to dance opens a whole new world of adventure. Not only is it great exercise, it is one of the most popular ways to increase your social circle. Everyone loves to dance.

Learn to dance and you can join dance clubs and be able to go to any nightclub, no matter what the venue and dance the night away with others who share the passion of dancing.

Learning to dance shouldn’t be intimidating. Whether you want to learn the tango, salsa or if you’re looking to compete, we have the experience to help you

With over 30 years of experience. The Dance instructors will share their knowledge and skills as well as their passion.

Visit Ballroom Dancing Columbus Ohio web site for more details and change your world today with dance, they have several locations throughout Central Ohio.

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47 E Lincoln ST
Boys Town Nebraska Attractions
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Visit the world-famous Village of Boys Town and experience many of our FREE family attractions!

Over 100,000 visitors from across the United States are welcomed to the Village of Boys Town each year in Nebraska.

Bring your family and see Father Flanagan’s vision for changing the way America cares for children, families and communities at the world-famous Village of Boys Town! We offer many FREE family attractions, a museum, beautiful gardens and more.

Visit the web site for photos, history and more details.

Photo courtesy of Boys Town

Discover Boys Town today!
13628 Flanagan Blvd
Cane River Creole National Historical Park
Spend an afternoon strolling through the Cane River Creole National Historical Park in Natchez, Louisiana. A perfect day of sightseeing, historical tours and much more. A perfect things to do for the entire family.

Cane River National Heritage Area in northwestern Louisiana.

Cane River Creole National Historical Park features the popular Oakland Plantation and  outbuildings of the Magnolia Plantation.

Grounds of both sites are open from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. daily, and self-guiding maps are available on-site. A guided tour of the Oakland Plantation main house is conducted by a ranger every day at 1:00 p.m. Depending on staff levels, more tours may be available. Please call us 318 356-8441 for more information.

Cane River Creole National Historical Park is located within the Cane River National Heritage Area. The entire family can spend the afternoon at  Cane River Creole National Historical Park visiting 18 acres of historical sites,  forts and museums.

Visit the Cane River Creole National Historical Park web site for information on park location, how to get there, operating hours, activities, facilities,  park history and more.

Address of the Oakland Plantation
4386 Highway 494 Natchez, La 71456
Address of the Magnolia Plantation
5549 Highway 119 Derry, La 71416
Pictured is an overseers house at Oakland Plantation: An overseer was responsible for management of the plantation’s laborers, stock, land, and tools. The overseer’s residence at Oakland was constructed in 1861 by enslaved labor for an overseer named Seneca Pace. Pace kept a daily journal of work and weather at Oakland.

Photo Credit: Nps/Photo
Visitor Questions: (318) 356-8441
4386 Highway 494
Carhenge of Alliance, Nebraska
If you find yourself in or near Alliance, Nebraska. Be sure to visit Carhenge located in western Nebraska

Unique places to see in the U.S.

Carhenge, replicates Stonehenge and consists of a circle of cars, 3 standing trilithons within the circle, the heel stone, slaughter stone, and 2 station stones and includes a “Car Art Preserve” with sculptures made from cars and parts of cars.

Located just north of Alliance, Nebraska, Carhenge is formed from vintage American automobiles, painted gray to replicate Stonehenge. Built by Jim Reinders as a memorial to his father, it was dedicated at the June 1987 summer solstice.

Carhenge is open all day, every day!

Admission to Carhenge is a FREE attraction site, however, donations are gladly accepted to assist with preservation, maintenance, and upgrades. June 2014 – Carhenge named as one of the top 3 Quirky Landmarks by USA Today.

Visit the web site for more details and to check out their calender of events.

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Yes, dogs are welcome but must be leashed.
2141 County Road 59
Carlsbad Cavern National Park New Mexico
Beauty and Wonder; Above and Below New Mexico. A New Mexico attraction that everyone should experience. There are hidden treasures and breathtaking sights to see in the Carlsbad Caverns of New Mexico.

Carlsbad Caverns consists of over 119 caves with spectacular formations of sulfuric acid that dissolved into the surrounding limestone. Carlsbad is located in the Chihuahuan Desert on the majestic Pecos River.

The caves attract visitors and tourists from all over the world and is a must see thing to do when in New Mexico. The park offers, Self-guided Cave Tours, Ranger-guided Cave Tours and the Bat Flight Program where Brazilian (Mexican) Free-tailed bats take off for their nightly exodus.

Visit the National Park web site for complete information on hours, prices, photos, programs, cave tours and more.

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727 Carlsbad Caverns Highway
New Mexico
Davey’s Locker Sportfishing & Whale Watching
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THings to do in California for the entire family. Davey’s locker serves the greater Los Angeles area providing whale watching and deep sea fishing excursions year round. Davey’s Locker is located approximately 40 minutes from downtown Los Angeles and just minutes from most of Orange County located in Newport Beach, California.

Davey’s Locker departs from a natural harbor in Newport Beach, California. Davey’s Locker Sportfishing & Whale Watching is where Southern California goes to experience what the pacific ocean has to offer.

 Davey’s Locker is the most popular option for those who are looking for whale watching excursions in southern California. Thousands of whales viewed each season and beautiful coastline combines to make a world renowned whale watching destination.

The same pristine habitat that draws whales and dolphin supports amazing inshore and offshore fisheries year round. Along with general admission whale watching and deep sea fishing excursions, Davey’s Locker provides charter fishing boats, and private boat rentals for fishing and whale watching excursions for all size groups.

A perfect memorable outing for the entire family or tourist destination for fishing and whale and dolphin watching off the coast of California.

Visit the web site for more information, details and how to book a great day in Newport Beach.
(949) 673-1434
(949) 673-5341
400 Main St. Newport Beach
Dead Land Haunted Attraction in Tennessee
Three Terrifying Halloween Season Attractions. Looking for things to do for Halloween? Get your spooky thrills at Dead Land..

Three Terrifying Attractions

The Portal
Step into the PORTAL and be transported to the nightmares of your childhood. Let the fear be your guide as you walk through the night. Live the fright that created this movie madness.

The Maze Of Screams
Get lost in the Maze of Screams…
With loud music, strobing lights, and surprises around every corner, you’re sure to add your own scream to this maze. Visit this attraction for only $5.00!

The Classic Curse
Take this road and learn what actually caused this land to be cursed.
Meet the lost souls that walk here. See what pains they have been through – but move quickly as they are always looking to add a few more.

Open the months of September, October, November

Visit their web site for more details, schedule and ticket prices.

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(615) 519-3116
7040 Murfreesboro Road
DiamondHill Paintball Harrisburg, Oregon
Family-Friendly Recreational Facility in Harrisburg, Oregon. Get an adrenaline rush from playing outdoor and recreational paintball at DiamoandHill Paintball.

Plan a day-trip that is fun for the whole family at DiamondHill Paintball, a recreational facility and outdoor paintball field in Harrisburg, Oregon.

Run by paintball enthusiasts who are active in playing and coaching, DiamondHill Paintball caters to people interested in casual and competitive play.

Customers love our outdoor field. Check in at the center, find a pit area and table, and play on any field you like. You are able to play as a group or by yourself. We offer rentals or you can play with your own gear.

Contact our recreational facility in Harrisburg, Oregon, to request more information about our paintball and speedball tournaments.
Member of the Tri-County Chamber of Commerce.

SPECIAL DISCOUNT: Bring in a printout of this web page and each player can play a 2 hour session with gear, air and 500 paintballs for only $25.

Visit the web site for more details, photos and more.

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(888) 407-3685
1070 S 6th Street
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