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Kerr Lake State Recreation Area

Kerr Lake is located about an hour north of Raleigh, and is where we recently decided to go for a camping excursion.  This 50,000 acre reservoir is located near the North Carolina/Virginia border and has quite a few campgrounds and a few activities to choose from like boating, swimming, picnicking, fishing and hiking.  I even saw a few canoes on

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North Carolina Museum of Art

Let me first say, I am not an “art” person.  I would rather go somewhere new than stare at a painting trying to see the beauty in something hanging on a wall.  Now having said that I did enjoy the North Carolina Museum of Art.  Please keep in mind, I have visited exactly zero art museums before I went to

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Saratoga Spa State Park

We spent quite a lot of time of Saratoga Spa State Park, although not enough time in my opinion.  It started at night, we were on our way back from dinner and Drew said he wanted to show me something in the park and it would be a quick stop.  We drove through a beautiful park and walked across the street

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Grafton Peace Pagoda

Out of the 80 world wide peace pagodas, four are located in the United States.  One is currently being built in the Great Smoky Mountains in Tennessee, another is located in Leverett, Massachusetts, another in San Francisco, California and the last is located in Grafton, New York.  During our recent trip to New York we made it a priority to find the

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Howe Caverns

Our first Saturday in New York, we decided to head to Howe Caverns.  The drive to the caverns was absolutely beautiful.  We pulled into the driveway for the Caverns at 11:26.  Thirty minutes later we were finally parking.  There was a huge line just to get into the parking lot!  We walked inside and waited about 15 minutes to buy

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