Wedding Bells

It’s wedding season! For those of you who are planning a wedding for next year (congratulations!), this area is home to several beautiful, functional locations …

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Do You Want Fries with That?

Whether you like it plain or fully dressed, nothing beats chowing down on a juicy burger. May is National Hamburger Month, and May 30 happens …

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Ways to Avoid Being Unlucky

Did you know Friday the 13th can happen up to three times in one year? But have no fear, whether it’s one or three times …

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Splish Splash

Nothing says summer like splashing in water or relaxing in a lazy river, so we’re happy to announce Splashin’ Safari is now open! It’s time …

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10 Reasons You Need To Go Camping This Summer

When was the last time you slept under the stars or made s’mores around a crackling campfire? This area is known for its variety of …

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A Sweet Splurge

Any reason to splurge on the sweets is a good reason to me. Today is National No Diet Day, which means it’s as good as …

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Behind the Scenes at Lincoln Amphitheatre

Have you ever been “behind-the-scenes” of a live production? I was able to speak with Eric Altheide, Managing Producer of the Lincoln Amphitheatre to find …

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The Beginning of the End to Slavery

On this day in 1862, Abraham Lincoln signed a proclamation that abolished slavery in Washington D.C. Eight and a half months later, President Lincoln would …

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Happy Birthday, Mr. Lincoln

“Happy birthday to you, happy birthday to you, happy birthday Abraham Lincoln, happy birthday to you!”  On this day in 1809, Abe Lincoln was born …

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Like Father, Like Son

“My father taught me to work, but not to love it. I never did like to work, and I don’t deny it. I’d rather read, …

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Lincoln State Park Weekend Getaway

Year after year, families return to Lincoln State Park for a camping experience sure to provide memories long after they return home. Pitch a tent …

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Abraham Lincoln’s Slow Climb to the Bar

This guest post was written by Louis Disinger, a seasonal park ranger at Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial.   The Early Years  Lincoln had a fascination for the law all …

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