The Dark Side of Florida - a Haunting Tour of the Sunshine State

The Dark Side of Florida

If you're going on vacation in Florida, then you might want to check out some of these often forgotten, weird and haunted places where the unexplained is waiting to greet you!

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Heaven in Antalya

Heaven in Antalya

Situated by the Gulf of Antalya, the city of Antalya, Turkey can be traced back in history as early as the 1st century BC when, as the legend has it, upon discovering this land, king Attalos II told his men that "this must be Heaven".

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Do Three Scottish Islands Hold the Key to Happiness?

Do Three Scottish Islands Hold the Key to Happiness?

Scotland's Outer Hebrides can be rainy, remote and cold – yet their inhabitants rank as the happiest people in the UK. What is their secret?

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Aliens in Aurora, Texas

Aliens in Aurora, Texas

Aurora, Texas was Roswell before Roswell: a middle-of-nowhere town that suddenly became surrounded by legend when an alleged alien visitor crash-landed from outer space.

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“Millionaires Island” – Georgia’s Jekyll Island

“Millionaires Island” – Georgia’s Jekyll Island

An exclusive refuge for East Coast millionaires in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Jekyll is a 4000-year-old barrier island with 10 miles of beaches. For 56 winters, between 1886 and 1942, America's rich and famous faithfully traveled south to Jekyll Island.

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Finders, keepers … for diamonds!   At Crater of Diamonds State Park.

Finders, keepers … for diamonds! At Crater of Diamonds State Park.

Two hours from Little Rock in Murfreesboro, Arkansas, you can dig for diamonds and keep all the gems you find. Situated on a 37-acre plowed field that tops an ancient volcanic pipe producing precious gems and minerals, the park is the only place in the world where you can search and keep all your found treasure.

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Finger Lakes, the Napa Valley of New York

Finger Lakes, the Napa Valley of New York

The Finger Lakes region is New York state's version of Napa Valley—except more ‘secret' and less crowded. Perhaps a little chillier too! The region is based around lakes formed by glaciers, which resemble fingers.The Finger Lakes region is New York state's version of Napa Valley—except more ‘secret' and less crowded. Perhaps a little chillier too! The region is based around lakes formed by glaciers, which resemble fingers.

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Hit the Road for a Little Elevated Air in the Great Smoky Mountains

Hit the Road for a Little Elevated Air in the Great Smoky Mountains

When the heat of the summer starts to get you down, the best solution is to head for the hills. And the absolute best high ground is the Smoky Mountains town of Gatlinburg.

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Florida Best Secret Beaches

Florida Best Secret Beaches

While the Sunshine State has no shortage of popular beaches full of beautiful people (sometimes you want to enjoy the soft sand sans blaring music, fruity drinks, or the sight of anybody wearing a Speedo. Well, guess what? Florida's got plenty of those beaches too.

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Florida Under the Radar

Florida Under the Radar

Year-round attractions, endless white beaches, and constant warm weather make Florida an ideal vacation spot practically all year long. Stray off the path a few miles, and you might glimpse a bit of the Florida of old, including cigar makers and mermaids.

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Could Your Cruise Ship be Attacked by Pirates?

Could Your Cruise Ship be Attacked by Pirates?

Although the mere possibility of a pirate attack on a cruise ship makes us shiver, it's still far more common that they'll set sights on the more lucrative cargo industry, as they have done in the past. Or is this true?

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Charming, Small-town Vibe of Myrtle Beach

Charming, Small-town Vibe of Myrtle Beach

South Carolina is one of the more beloved Southern American states, thanks to its rich culture, heritage and classy Southern Belle ways.

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Hidden Gems in Florida

Hidden Gems in Florida

Some truly unique Florida destinations that you probably didn't know existed but will definitely be on your radar now.

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A Piece of Paradise with Your Name on it – the U.S. Virgin Islands

A Piece of Paradise with Your Name on it – the U.S. Virgin Islands

The U.S Virgin Islands are steeped in an enthralling history that tells tales of British colonists, Dutch sugarcane tycoons, European power struggles and – perhaps best of all – pirates.

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The Pastoral Isles of Lake Champlain

The Pastoral Isles of Lake Champlain

The Champlain Islands in Vermont float under the vacation radar, making it the perfect destination for those folks looking for a laid-back vacation getaway with plenty to do.

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A Frugal Way to Travel Across the USA For $213

A Frugal Way to Travel Across the USA For $213

Traveling coast to coast across the United States by train is a truly epic journey. Amazingly, the 3,400 miles trip can cost as little as $213 and takes in all the sights. But, is there a downside?

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May the Force Sail With You on the Disney Fantasy

May the Force Sail With You on the Disney Fantasy

Celebrate the legendary Star Wars saga and its characters in an event of galactic proportions during select 7- Night Disney cruises in the Caribbean. It's a once-in-a-lifetime experience that will thrill all the younglings, Padawans and Jedi Masters in your family

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Seeing Red in Wisconsin

Seeing Red in Wisconsin

Wisconsin is the nation's largest producer of the cranberry, which has led to a bounty of festivals, unique destinations and tours all centered on the fruit.

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UK Tourism at New Highs

UK Tourism at New Highs

The number of visitors to the UK rose by 3.5 million in June, up 7% from June 2016, according to official figures. The number of visitors from North America shot up a staggering 34%.

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One of Hyannis’s Best Kept Secrets:  September

One of Hyannis’s Best Kept Secrets: September

One of the prettier villages in Cape Cod, Hyannis combines the austere traditionalism of New England -- clusters of well-tended historic houses punctuated by modest white steeples -- with a whiff of their own salty history.

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The US City Where Getting Around in a Wheelchair is a Breeze

The US City Where Getting Around in a Wheelchair is a Breeze

Seatttle, WA, is calling. Will you answer?

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See Old Faithful

See Old Faithful

Yellowstone National Park for first timers.

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Cape Coral: the “Venice of America”

Cape Coral: the “Venice of America”

See life float by like a light sea breeze in Cape Coral.

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How to Survive the Terror of Halloween Horror Night

How to Survive the Terror of Halloween Horror Night

This fall, the streets of Universal Studios Florida come alive with all-new hordes of horrifying mutants, monsters and maniacs. Not for the faint of heart!

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6 Tips on how to holiday with another family

6 Tips on how to holiday with another family

Its increasingly a cheaper option to travel with a friend's family or your extended relations. The number of guests can reduce the cost of the holiday for everyone concerned, however you have to survive a week or two of close proximity. Here are 6 tips on how to survive and actually enjoy the time you spend with another family group.

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Paris Heatwave

Paris Heatwave

Parisians are finding it so hot that they are having to cool off in the canal.

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Mexico's Best Kept Secrets

Mexico's Best Kept Secrets

Some parts of Mexico that don't appear in the glossy travel brochures portray some majestic landscapes and the true culture of traditional Mexican people.

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Two New Harry Potter Books

Two New Harry Potter Books

Two new Harry Potter books are due to be released in October as part of a British exhibition to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the launch of Harry Potter.

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An Upscale Break from the Disney Theme Parks

An Upscale Break from the Disney Theme Parks

Orlando may be famous for Disney World, but just north of this Florida city there's a whole other world for those who wish to explore it. The historic town of Winter Park is a stately haven for those who like their downtime a little more on the grown-up side — or just want to unwind from a trip to the Magic Kingdom.





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The World's 5th Biggest Oil Find is in Mexico

The World's 5th Biggest Oil Find is in Mexico

An estimated 1 billion barrels of oil have been discovered off Mexico's coast, amid a glut of global supplies. So, what does this mean for US consumers. Cheaper gas in the short term, is likely to be the answer.

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