Kid’s Planet

Bring the kids to Brownsburg, Indiana, where four floors of fun await. Children of all ages will love the slides, trampolines, arcade and more. 

Watoga State Park

Go stargazing at this state park in Pocahontas County, West Virginia, that is home to the largest designated dark-sky zone east of the Mississippi River. 

Night sky reflected in lake at Watoga State Park in Pocahontas County, West Virginia (photo by Jessie Thornton)

The Lake House on Canandaigua

Stay lakeside in Canandaigua, New York, at this charming Finger Lakes region inn featuring a relaxing, outdoor barrel sauna experience, beautiful lake vistas and more. 

Couple sitting in lawn chairs lakeside at The Lake House on Canandaigua in Canandaigua, New York (photo courtesy of The Lake House on Canandaigua)

Neapolitan Pizzas at Hawkins Family Farm

Dine on an Italian specialty al fresco in North Manchester, Indiana, at this family-owned spot that hosts seasonal Friday pizza nights on the farm. 

Neapolitan pizza at Hawkins Family Farm in North Manchester, Indiana (photo courtesy of Hawkins Family Farm))

Ashland, The Henry Clay Estate

Explore the life of Speaker of the House and U.S Senator Henry Clay in Lexington, Kentucky, at an estate preserved by his children and grandchildren.

Interior of The Henry Clay Estate in Lexington, Kentucky (photo courtesy of The Henry Clay Estate))

Hanging Rock Raptor Observatory

This former fire tower located on a mountaintop in Waiteville, West Virginia, is now a scenic lookout point along the Appalachian Trail where volunteers track the migration of raptors. 

People looking out of Hanging Rock Raptor Observatory in Waiteville, West Virginia (photo by Sharyn Ogden))

Tubing on the Big Sable River

Go for a tubing adventure in Ludington, Michigan. The journey ends at a Lake Michigan beach perfect for swimming and sunbathing. 

Family floating in inner tubes on the Big Sable River in Ludington, Michigan (photo by Todd Reed)

Drummond Island

Make a couples getaway to this island in Lake Huron off the coast of Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Enjoy swimming, paddling and a wealth of other on-the-water activities.

Boats on Lake Huron at Drummond Island on Lake Huron, Michigan (photo courtesy of Visit Drummond Island)

Dolly Sods Wilderness

This Mountain State treasure spanning portions of Grant, Randolph and Tucker counties in West Virginia covers 17,000 acres filled with panoramic views and miles of trails to explore. 

 

People hiking on rock overlooking mountains in Dolly Sods Wilderness in Davis, West Virginia (photo courtesy of West Virginia Department of Tourism))

Presque Isle Lighthouse

Standing along the Lake Erie shore since 1873, this lighthouse in Erie, Pennsylvania, is brimming with maritime history. 

Presque Isle Lighthouse in Erie, Pennsylvania (photo by Brian Berchtold))

Hillbilly Golf

Play a unique game of miniature golf in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Take a ride up the mountainside before playing 18 holes on the way back down. 

People riding hillside incline at Hillbilly Golf in Gatlinburg, Tennessee (photo courtesy of Hillbilly Golf))
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