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Travel destinations among Americans

The American people are famous for traveling. This is probably one reason why the national highways are excellent and well-equipped with 'survival' amenities, such as rest areas, dining stations and restaurants, hotels, gas stations, and information centers.

It is unusual to hear that some residents have not been elsewhere other than their local places of birth. However, in certain localities where economy is not very friendly, it is true. But for the majority, poverty is not a reason for not being able to travel. As long as you have a small budget for gas, food, and a place to stay, you are good.

According to the US Travel Association, the top 10 travel activities for Americans are:

1. visiting friends and relatives
2. sightseeing
3. beaches and waterfronts
4. zoos, aquariums, and science museums
5. national parks
6. state parks
7. cruises
8. theme parks
9. cities
10. mountain areas

Based on surveys conducted by the Association, a great majority of Americans prefer traveling…

The Colors of Nags Head

An average American is a traveler, whether by road trip, flight outside of mainland US, or armchair travel experience made possible by watching travel television channels such as Travel Destinations, TLC, Food Network, or Discovery TV.

One very popular summer destination in North Carolina is the Outer Banks -- a strip of land along the Atlantic Ocean. The place is a real getaway for people who want to unwind. It's a real stress reliever!

I've been to Outer Banks a number of times, but the sights and sounds of the place are simply addictive.

As soon as you reach Nags Head, NC, the massive sights of sand dune along the Jockey's Ridge National Park will welcome you. Included in the amenities are kite rentals, paragliding school, and many other family-oriented activities that will win everyone's heart.

Kite flying on the sand dune of Jockey's Ridge National Park is an experience of a lifetime that brings back our childhood memories.

Along the coast, you would see a mi…
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