Why You Should Visit Your Local Visitor Center

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We had some guests in town a couple of weeks ago. When it came time to deciding what to do for entertainment, they wanted to see the tourist attractions. Well, where I live isn’t a big tourist town. Or so I thought. In looking around, though, I discovered that we have a lot of museums and activities that I wasn’t even aware of, most of them free or very low cost. Heck, I learned that we have a fairly prominent Civil War battlefield about thirty miles down the road that I didn’t even realize was there. (It also made me realize that I must live under a very large rock because I’ve lived in this general area all of my life. Once the forced school field trips stopped, th


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3 Responses to Why You Should Visit Your Local Visitor Center

  1. We definitely could use this advice. We live very close to a mountain reservation of which we have not explored among many, many other things. Walking trails, bird sanctuaries, galleries, museums, etc. We have to get on this.

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  2. OfeliaTConejo says:

    Yes, all of us live in areas that need to be explored and the Visitor’s Center in any town is a good place to begin. Not only will it be fun for your and your guests, but it is inexpensive and educational as well.

  3. A great idea! There are lots of fun things in the area we live in…they just look “normal”, thus not quite as fun since they are near by. When you have a reason to look with fresh eyes, they look better!

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