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The Road Trip Mercantile Showcase exists to present artists whose work uncovers the allure of each travel destination. We asked artist, Mabel M. Agüero, to share a little bit about her artwork and some of the travel stories.

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Road trips offer the opportunity to hop in the car and explore America from its unforgettable backroads. Many will agree that a day trip can be spontaneous and delivers activities that reconnect the family. But, hitting the road with a suitcase in hand extends the fun and allows for some additional relaxation time. Planning an overnight adventure to the C&O Canal allows for more time to really explore the trail and dive into the cultural vibe of the historic canal towns. When making arrangements for overnight accommodations there are plenty of options. You might want to camp inside the C&O...

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The year 2021 marks the 50th anniversary of the C&O Canal National Historical Park joining the National Park Service system. Mark your calendar and plan to attend these events scheduled to take place this year. 

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Look no further, here is everything you'll need to know when road tripping to the C&O Canal for outdoor adventure. Celebrating 50 years as a National Park, the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal provides visitors with a wealth of opportunities for education and outdoor recreation along its 184.5 miles. This popular destination ranked eighth amongst most visited National Parks in 2020. The park boasts of historical, natural, and recreational treasures that will have you road tripping there in no time.

Here are a few tips to help you plan for your next adventure.

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