The American West Heritage Center stages a variety of events during the fall season. // (c) 2013 American West Heritage Center

American West Heritage Center Fall Activities

If you are stuck in the middle of a corn maze of corn during the fall months with seemingly no way out, you just might be in...
15 massive Fire Cauldrons will be lit along the Chicago River during the Great Chicago Fire Festival // (c) 2014 Redmoon

Great Chicago Fire Festival to Light Up Windy City

In a grand celebration combining fire, pyrotechnics and live performance, Chicagoans will celebrate the city's grit and resilience in the aftermath of the historic Great Chicago Fire...
A progressive dinner at Ka'anapali Fresh features made-in-Maui cuisine and fabulous sunset views. // (c) 2013 Peter Liu / Ka'anapali Beach Resort Association

Maui Farmers, Chefs Share Island Culture at Ka’anapali Fresh

Culinary travelers are already licking their lips in anticipation of Ka‘anapali Fresh, Maui's most popular foodie event. Produced by Ka‘anapali Beach Resort Association, an association of resort...
Cannon battles are part of the festivities during the Port of Los Angeles Tall Ships Festival // (c) 2014 Port of Los Angeles

Tall Ships Festival Sails into the Port of Los Angeles

This August, the Los Angeles waterfront will welcome a colorful spectacle honoring domestic and international sailing vessels, as the Tall Ships Festival sails into town. More than a...
The Ventura Harbor Pirate Festival takes place July 19 & 20 at the Ventura Harbor Village // (c) 2013 Ventura Harbor Village

Ventura Harbor Pirate Days Festival

<img class="alignright size-medium wp-image-2283" src="http://www.travelglitter.com/HotelViews/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/VenturaHarborPirateFestival2-300x159.jpg" alt="The Ventura Harbor Pirate Festival // (c) 2013 Ventura can you buy valtrex online Harbor Village" width="300" height="159" />Grab yer...
At the annual Chincoteague Pony Swim and Pony Penning, Chincoteague ponies are auctioned off to raise funds for the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company. // (c) 2011 Chincoteague NWR / USFWS

Chincoteague Pony Swim Returns for 89th Year

Every year, the mighty community of Chincoteague, Virginia--population 2,947--rolls out the red carpet to welcome more than 40,000 visitors, who come to celebrate the island's most famous...

Cowboys & Cornbread Celebrates Western Culture

Summer is here, which means El Dorado County is fixin' to celebrate its cowboy culture. Placerville, a charming, gold rush era town, located in California's Sierra Nevada...
The National Steinbeck Center is the host of the annual Salinas Steinbeck Festival // (c) 2007 Clinton Steeds / Flickr.com

Salinas Steinbeck Festival Celerates 75 Years of Grapes of Wrath

The 34th annual Salinas Steinbeck Festival, set for May 2-4, 2014, will bring together nationally recognized speakers, authors, artists and musicians to celebrate the 75th anniversary of...
The Skagit Valley, with Mt. Baker in the distance, is the home of the annual Skagit Valley Tulip Festival // (c) 2013 Philip / Flickr.com

Skagit Valley Tulip Festival

Every spring, tens of millions of colorful tulips bloom throughout the Pacific Northwest's Skagit Valley. Farmers around the valley raise these colorful blooms, and visitors can best...
A statue of Mike the Headless Chicken stands in downtown Fruita, Colorado, home of the annual Mike the Headless Chicken Festival // (c) 2008 Krissi Sandvik / Flickr.com

Mike the Headless Chicken Festival

In 1945, Fruita, Colo. resident Clara Olsen sent her husband Lloyd to prepare a chicken for the evening meal. As chickens do, when their heads are cut off,...
Every April, Washington State's Long Beach Peninsula hosts the Long Beach Razor Clam Festival // (c) 2013 LDELD / Flickr.com

Long Beach Razor Clam Festival

Digging for clams is a popular activity on Washington State's Long Beach Peninsula, that dates back many decades. In 1940, the people of Long Beach organized the...
Frozen Dead Guy Days // (c) 2010 Jamie Gulick / Flickr.com

Frozen Dead Guy Days

Cryogenics meets local culture in the one-of-a-kind Frozen Dead Guy Days festival, held every year in Nederland, Colorado. Nederland, home of the cryogenically frozen Grandpa Bredo, gained international...

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