Boeing is turning 100 in 2016. This United Air Lines Boeing 247D is among a collection of significant Boeing aircraft set to be displayed at the Museum of Flight's new Aviation Pavilion in Seattle. The pavilion is expected to open in June.
At Light City Baltimore, a weeklong event kicking off in late March, light art installations will illuminate a 1.2-mile path along the city's Inner Harbor. This installation, "Voyage" by Aether & Hemera, is among the works to be displayed.
Switzerland and Yellowstone and Yosemite national parks could all fit within the borders of Alaska's 13.2 million-acre Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve. Alaska's vast national parks are a fine place to mark the National Park Service's centennial in peace.
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Vincent Van Gogh's famous paintings of his bedroom in the "yellow house" in Arles, France, are at the center of an upcoming exhibit at the Art Institute of Chicago. The show includes more than 30 works focusing on the artist's depictions of home.
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There's a lot going on in Cleveland this year. The Republican National Convention will be in town in July, and the Public Square downtown is getting an overhaul. But may we recommend biting into a beer-infused bacon-maple doughnut while you're in town? A doughnut-themed bar called Brewnuts is scheduled to open this spring in the Detroit Shoreway neighborhood.
The National Blues Museum is set to open in St. Louis in April. Visitors will be able to trace the historical migration of the blues and compare music from different regions.
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New Mexico's Green Chile Cheeseburger Trail showcases more than 100 spots where you can add a little spice to your life. The bacon green chile cheeseburger at Santa Fe Bite in Santa Fe won't disappoint.
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While known for its bourbon, Lexington, Kentucky, has a growing craft beer scene. West Sixth Brewing has a production facility, tap room and beer garden in the Bread Box, a bread factory redevelopment in the historic Northside neighborhood.
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After more than four years of construction, the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture is scheduled to open this fall in Washington on a 5-acre tract near the Washington Monument.
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Soccer fans are eagerly anticipating June's Copa America Centenario, the centennial edition of the South American tournament, which is being held in the United States for the first time. Matches will be held in 10 venues across the United States.
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The $50 million restoration of Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin Martin House Complex should be complete in the fall. The complex is just one of Buffalo, New York's, architectural gems.
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Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum -- home to the world's largest collection of motorcycles -- is undergoing a $15 million expansion, adding 84,650 square feet to its existing 144,000 square-foot facility in Birmingham, Alabama. The expansion is expected to be ready in October.