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Houston perfect for a ‘wild’ weekend

It was dinnertime when we landed at Hobby Airport. So, my wife and I made a beeline for the hotel, dropped off our bags and headed to a Houston institution. The Rainbow Lodge is one of the city’s oldest eateries, and its menu falls a bit on the wild side. From antelope to buffalo to venison, this dining establishment puts a unique twist on a steak dinner.

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Georgia gold rush a short travel from Atlanta

Long before the California gold rush, the North Georgia mountains were the site of the nation’s first gold rush. Dahlonega’s fortunes changed forever in 1828, nearly two decades before the famous California Gold Rush took place, when gold was discovered in the North Georgia mountains.

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Visit a presidential library

Of the 13 presidential libraries administered by the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), chances are no one agrees with every statement or decision made by all 13 presidents. But, tourists would be remiss to skip the opportunity to visit the library of a president with whom they disagree.

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Dallas museum gives context to JFK assassination

Anyone looking to understand that day within the context of Dallas in 1963 must visit The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza. The museum, originally opened in 1989, tells not only the story of Kennedy’s assassination and the aftermath of his death, but puts into context Kennedy’s visit to Dallas.