Mark Sonnier

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Top 10 Hideaways & Inns

Travel<p>Top 10 Hideaways & Inns from National Geographic.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>The 10 Best of Everything</i><p><b>Auberge du Soleil<br>Rutherford, California <br>www.aubergedusoleil.com</b> <br>Napa Valley's magical wine country is the backdrop for this elegant hotel, opened in 1985. The accommodations feature …

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Nashville: Music City U.S.A.

See trip details for Nashville, Tennessee, one of 30 suggested family trips from National Geographic.<p>Tennessee Guide<p>More Family Trips<p>You can’t go to Nashville without touring two of the city’s biggest attractions—the Grand Ole Opry and the Country Music Hall of Fame. In the former, learn …

Taormina Is Perfection In Sicilian Form

Hello, perfection.<p>As far as balanced destinations go, Taormina is, well, the most perfectly balanced. This hilltop Sicilian town is a mesmerizing juxtaposition of medieval towers, luxury shopping alleys, a walkable island, crystal-blue beaches and its grand highlight: an ancient, ruinous theater …

Free Things to Do in San Diego

Just 17 miles north of the Mexican/U.S. border lies the waterfront city of San Diego. People come from all over the world to visit famous Balboa Park and to enjoy Southern California's world-renowned beaches. Recently rated as the fifth wealthiest city in the U.S. by <i>Forbes</i> magazine, it seems San …

Hawaii: The Big Island and Maui

Formed over millions of years by the fiery forces of a volcanic hotpot, the Hawaiian Islands rise from the ocean floor and pierce the glittering …

Top 10 Historic Trail Drives

Three hundred years of U.S. history come alive along these ten roadways.<p><i>From the October 2010 issue of</i> National Geographic Traveler <i>and the National Geographic book</i> Drives of a Lifetime<p><b>Three hundred years of U.S. history come alive along these ten roadways.</b><p><b>George Washington Memorial Parkway, …

The world's best wild swims

Little can match the pleasure of taking a dip in a secluded spot. Sliding into a river or striking out for the centre of a lake, it’s impossible not to feel as if you’ve become part of the scene, rather than simply marvelling at it.<p>Indulge in one of these stunning swims and we promise they’ll make …

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