Quad Cities is a relatively small yet thriving urban region between Iowa and Illinois. Despite its name, the region consists of five cities along the Mississippi River. Within Iowa are the cities of Davenport and Bettendorf, while Rock Island, Moline, and East Moline are situated in Illinois. According to the
Nicknamed the “Niagara of the South,” Cumberland Falls is one of Kentucky’s most beautiful natural attractions. From the state capital Louisville, you can reach the attraction via a three-hour drive southeast. Cumberland Falls is also one of the state’s biggest tourist draws, attracting around one million visitors annually.
Sacramento is the capital of California and the seat of Sacramento County. The state’s sixth-largest city also holds the distinction of the ninth-largest capital in the United States. Thanks to its location along the Sacramento River and American River, the city has been nicknamed “River City.” Long before the
Located at the heart of San Joaquin Valley, Clovis is a bustling city in Fresno County, California. It also lies less than ten miles northeast of downtown Fresno City. Like many Californian cities, Clovis’ first permanent residents were prospectors during the Gold Rush in the mid-1800s. Nevertheless, in the 1870s,
As recently as the 1880s, the landlocked Californian city of Hanford briefly served as a trading point for fish harvested at the now-dried-up Tulara Lake. Once the biggest freshwater body west of the Mississippi River, the lake sat just south of the city. Moreover, Native American tribes had already lived
Nestled within one of the most historic regions in the United States, Bristow is an unincorporated community located about 40 miles from the nation’s capital, Washington D.C. It also forms a part of Linton Hall, a census-designated place in Prince William County, Virginia. The community has undergone a
Located 37 miles north of Chicago, the bustling and lively village of Libertyville awaits curious visitors. Its humble beginnings started in the early 1830s when George Vardin, an Englishman, established a settlement in the area with his family. During its early years, the village went through several name changes in
Categorized as a census-designated place or CDP, Deale is a bustling Chesapeake Bay community in Anne Arundel County, Maryland. With Rockhold, Parker, and Carrs creeks, Deale is surrounded almost entirely by water. The area’s first white settlers were the Puritans, who arrived in 1655 from Virginia. Formerly called Herring