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REQUEST FREE PLANNING GUIDES
FROM CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU

 

Click on any link provided, to request a planning guide.  Be sure to Include your full name, address,
contact info and the guides you’d like. This offer is available for North American addresses only.

 

ALABAMA

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Rely on us to make planning your reunion easy and affordable with these services: Direct contact with hotels to
obtain rates and banquet pricing, a single proposal packet detailing military sites, attractions, dining and
transportation, follow-up to answer all your special needs, sightseeing service to coordinate your leisure
activities.
Request
Mobile Bay Planning Guide

 

COLORADO

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Request a free copy of the 2020 Official Estes Park Visitor Guide to begin planning your vacation.
Filled with ideas, pictures and articles highlighting Estes from A to Z, it’s a great resource to learn
more about the area. Use it to create your must-do and must-see lists. Write in it, mark your favorite things with sticky-tabs,
bring it with you on your trip and share it with family & friends. Make your stay in Estes uniquely
your own!

For immediate gratification and a more eco-friendly experience, plan your trip by viewing the digital
version of the 2020 Official Estes
Park Visitor Guide

 

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FREE FAMILY REUNION DESTINATION LOCATION SERVICE
Request
Colorado Vacation Directory

 

 

FLORIDA

downloadExplore Paradise: Bradenton Gulf Islands Travel Journal
Explore paradise with your Travel Journal, your space to dream, plan, and document your time in the Bradenton
Area.  View
online
or order
yours
.

 

 

 

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Daytona Beach Area Convention and Visitors Bureau offers Share the
Heritage
 guide highlighting the area’s African-American historical sites and attractions. To
receive a free copy downloaded at http://www.DaytonaBeach.com or request here.

 

 

 

 

 

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tailored to the needs of the culturally diverse traveler including insightful vacation ideas, tips and planning
resources in the friendly beach resort setting. Accommodations, events, attractions, festivals, music and dance
concerts are all included. Tips and inspiring ideas for family events, games and projects to bring relatives
even closer together. Request here.

 

 

 

 

GEORGIA

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history, attractions. Cobb County has it all. Southern hospitality with all the
trimmings.
Request Cobb
County Visitors Guide

 

 

 

ILLINOIS

download-2Quad Cities 2018 Activity Guide
Available
here
.

 

 

 

 

chisouthlandThe 2020 Chicago Southland Visitors Guide offers 88 pages of inspiration for
your next adventure in Chicago’s 63 south and southwest suburbs. From the ABC’s of Family Fun to the Dixie
Highway Brewery Trail, Nightlife and over 800 festivals for year-long fun, the Chicago Southland has something
for everyone. Request
a copy here
.

 

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a copy of the Chicago Southland Reunion Planner Guide or the Military Reunion Planner Guide
.

 

 

 

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Reconnect naturally in Lake County, Illinois, Chicago’s northern suburbs. Half
way between O’Hare and Milwaukee airports, perfect central location. Ask for Lake County, Illinois

 

 

 

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Woodfield Chicago Northwest 2013 Visitor Guide
Showcases eight Chicago Northwest region communities and a comprehensive directory of accommodations,
attractions and dining options for visitors. Available
here
.

 

 

IOWA

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Available
here
.

 

 

 

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Available
here
.

 

 

 

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Available here.

 

 

 

 

 

KENTUCKY

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Kentucky & Barkley Lakes
Kentucky’s Western Waterland–Vast Shores & Open Doors!

Free vacation guide. 1-800-448-1069.
www.kentuckylakebarkley.travel

vg_2019webREQUEST A VISITOR GUIDE TO LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY

There are so many fun things to see and do while you’re in Louisville, but we don’t want you to just take our
word for it. Instead, we want to send you a print copy of our free Visitors Guide that will help you discover
our unforgettable city, even during those times when you’re offline!

The annual Louisville
Visitors Guide
is a 166-page, full-color publication packed with all of the information you need to plan
your next trip to Louisville, including coupons and maps!

 

 

 

LOUISANA

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Shreveport-Bossier, Louisiana  

See it. Bet it. Taste it. The Shreveport-Bossier
Visitor Guide
is your handbook to exploring all there is to do, see, eat and play in Shreveport-Bossier.

 

 

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Our
handy guide
to the city is full of valuable travel info to help you get the most out of your
New Orleans trip! Our guide has:

  • Valuable coupons for dining, tours, music, museums and more
  • A detailed city map showing neighborhoods, streetcar lines and New Orleans attractions
  • Itineraries for almost any interest – history, shopping, live music and family fun
  • Festival guide and events calendar to plan the perfect time to visit

 

MARYLAND

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Guide

This
guide
highlights a number of vacation options based on travel themes and regions, and offers a complete
list of lodging choices along with state and national parks and recreational facilities. Map shows Interstate
routes, U.S. marked highways, State primary and secondary highways and main county highways.

 

 

visitbaltimoreThe Visit
Baltimore Official Guide
contains details about What’s Hot, What’s Cool and What’s New in Baltimore. You
will also find information about our hotels and accommodations, culinary delights, upcoming calendar of events,
world-renowned attractions and more.

 

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Comprehensive guides to Maryland’s African-American Heritage and Underground Railroad: Maryland’s
Network to Freedom that depict the struggle of the enslaved attempting to escape to freedom through Maryland’s
Underground Railroad. Request guides

 

 

 

MICHIGAN

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2019 Traverse City Visitor Guide
Great for reunion planners, especially the sections about restaurants, lodging choices, transportation and
climate. View
the guide online or request a copy.

 

 

 

MINNESOTA

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Check
out all the fun things to do in Austin, Minnesota
–  family-friendly activities, food, lodging, art,
music, theatre, history, sports, nature, science and more!!! 

 

 

 

 

 

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How can you take the worry out of planning your reunion? Since 1940, Cragun’s Resort on Gull Lake in
Minnesota
 has taken pride in creating memorable family events that will exceed your expectations. And
although we’ve become the largest year-around family resort, we’re still the friendliest. Named “One of MN’s
ideal locations to hold a family reunion” by AAA.
Request
Cragun’s FREE Family Reunion Planning Kit

 

 

 

MISSOURI

Branson Group Travel Guide 2020
Explore Branson

2020 Branson Group
Tour & Reunion Planner
 provides wide range of information to make Branson/Lakes, Missouri, area a
perfect reunion location.

 

 

 
 

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Independence, MissouriAn American Original, offers its Visitors Guide and invitation to
visit the Queen City of Trails. Learn about highlights such as the Truman Library and Home, beginning of the
Santa Fe, Oregon and California Trails and explore the new Midwest Genealogy Center.

Request
Independence, Missouri, Visitors Guide

 

 

NEW MEXICO

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Get started planning a Santa Fe visit with the Official Santa Fe Visitors Guide. Find out about the
city’s fascinating history, deep cultural roots, Old World charm, beautiful natural setting, and then get
together with your friends, family, or classmates in the City Different.
Request the
Official Santa Fe Visitors Guide

 

 

NEW YORK

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No matter your expectations, New York City has a venue built to exceed them. Browse
NYC’s hotel and meeting spaces here
, and discover resources for transportation, event production, group
dining and more. 
Our experienced Convention Development Team wants to make your New York City meeting a standout
experience.
Also
check out these NYC planning tools and resources here
.

downloadLake George Area Travel Guide
Without a doubt, this guide is essential for making your vacation plans to the Lake George Area of New York’s
Adirondacks! It’s all about the outdoors, making memories and experiencing hidden area treasures like never
before! And it’s easy, this guide has the most informative details on how to get out and enjoy your vacation, no
matter what the season! View
the guide online
.

 

 

 

NORTH CAROLINA

See where the water takes you
2019 Official Visitors Guide
Wilmington, North Carolina
River District & Island Beaches
Historic Wilmington * Carolina Beach * Kure Beach * Wrightsville Beach

 

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Wilmington’s African-American heritage
Wilmington, North Carolina, is among the most historically significant African-American regions in the US.
African-American ancestry is traced back to the 1700s. The City of Wilmington’s free African American Heritage
Guide includes religious, educational, social and cultural sites; copies available here.

 

 

 

 

 

OHIO

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The Official Columbus Visitors Guide provides insights on what to see and do in Columbus, plus a seasonal
Calendar of Events.

Request
Copy
or View
Online

 

 

 

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Find out why Ohio’s Lake Erie Shores & Islands is an ideal reunion destination. Begin here by
requesting the Lake Erie Shores & Islands Travel Planner which provides photos and
details of all the area has to offer, and then follow-up with a call to our Group Sales Coordinator for
personalized assistance. Request Lake ErieTravel Planner

 

 

 

 

OREGON

downloadSeaside Visitor Guide

Want a FREE visitor guide covering all there is to see and do in beautiful Seaside, Oregon? We’d love to send
you a full-color guide in the mail! You can also browse a digital
copy here
. The visitor guide is full of ideas on how, when, and where to go in Seaside and along
Oregon’s North Coast to make the most of your visit. We’ll see you soon!

 

PENNSYLVANIA

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Guide™

Whether it is your first or 50th time visiting the City of Brotherly Love, use the Philadelphia
Official Visitors Guide
 to help you plan your trip. With listings of attractionstoursrestaurantshotels and
much more, as
well as a calendar of events and
a guide to the City’s diverse neighborhoods,
download your copy of the most comprehensive source available for what’s hot, what’s happening and what not to
miss in Philadelphia. View
here
.

TG 2019Pennsylvania’s Americana Region Travel Guide 

Our 2019 Travel Guide is now available, so you can discover all the things to do in Pennsylvania’s Americana
Region. View our
guide online or download the
digital edition. We are always happy to mail you a copy, just fill
out the online form
. Please allow for delivery time.

 

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a comprehensive planning guide that spotlights the benefits of hosting an event in the region centrally located
for reunions that have members east and west/midwest and introduces the destination. View
Travel Guide
.

 

 

 

SOUTH DAKOTA

visitorguideRapid City Visitors Guide
Planning a Rapid City and Black Hills vacation, or just want to see what we’re all about? Download our Visitors
Guide where you can explore the land of big dreams and big adventures, where you can truly “Do Big Things” and
empower your quest to “Find Your Rushmore” – one that is distinct to every traveler. Request
Visitors Guide
.

 

 

VIRGINIA

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The 2021 Official Fairfax County Visitors Guide features detailed Virginia travel information, themed
itinerary ideas, top visitor experiences, and planning tools for your next getaway to the heart of Northern
Virginia. Download or order your copy today to get inspired and plan your trip. Request a free visitors guide. 

 


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Free guides on the many things to see and do, plus neighborhood discounts. Let Newport
News
make your next reunion a memorable one. Call Andrea Moran at 888-493-7386 or e-mail her at amoran@nnva.gov

 

 

WISCONSIN

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Guide

The 180-page 2019 Door
County Visitor Guide
 is filled to the brim with useful information about where to stay, dine, see,
do, and experience while you’re visiting the area. It’s perfect reading material whether you have five
minutes or you’re sitting down to plan your entire trip. View
the 2019 guide online
.

 

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Please help us be “green” and view
our Jefferson County Guide online
.  If you would still like one mailed to you, please fill
out the following information
to receive a Jefferson County Official Guide in the mail.  Any
questions, feel free to contact
us
.

 

NATIONAL PARKS

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Make your national park experience better than ever. These FREE downloadable national park Owner’s Guides are filled with travel tips and information on what not to miss. It’s your one-stop resource to discover all your national parks! Download
today
.

 


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