Site Helps You Roam Near Home
"TripAdvisor, long one of my favorite travel-planning sites, has added a new feature certain to appeal to those who want to get away from it all, but not too far away.
Amazingly, getaways from my tiny town (pop. 10,000) were listed, so I have to figure you'll find them from just about anywhere.
I chose Nashville, Tenn., from the list of several suggested Getaways, just to see how it worked. The TripAdvisor package was quite impressive. It started with the mileage and optional driving directions, and the Nashville weather forecast for the next six days."
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