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"Veracruz Combo Tour: La Antigua
"Veracruz Combo Tour: La Antigua Cempoala and Quiahuiztlan Ruins""Your day trip from Veracruz begins with hotel pickup by minivan for the approximate 45-mile (75-km) drive up the coast to Quiahuiztlan. When you arrive walk around the archaeological ruins set on a hill with beautiful views of the Gulf of Mexico. During its time as part of the Tlaxcala confederation the site was home to Totanac temples plazas and a ballcourt. See what remains and learn about their significance from your guide.Back in your minivan
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Jesse James Outlaw Excursion
"Jesse James Farm Home site is open from 9:00am to 4:00pm Monday-Saturday and noon to 4:00pm on Sunday. Excursion includes film about the James Family self-guided museum tour on site and docent guided tour of the James home. The majority of furniture and pictures are family heirlooms. There is an excellent gift shop on site with books and Jesse James related toys games collectibles and jewelry. Tour fee and lunch included. The family is buried in nearby Mt. Olivet Cemetery accessible by car. Jesse James farm is 35 minutes by car from downtown Kansas City Missouri and 45 minutes by car from Kansas City International Airport (MCI)."""
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"Day Adventure from Mexico City: Cacahuamilpa Caves
Cacahuamilpa Caves Taxco and Blue Holes Park from Mexico City"Leave from Mexico City at 7am-7:30am and arrive at The Cacahuamilpa Caves National Park at 9:45am. Here you will enjoy a tour inside of the caves and see the most beautiful stone formations as you walk through an illuminated way. Take 2-hours inside the cave and have a wonderful experience. Once you head outside you can take a cool drink and rest before the next stop. Also buy a souvenir or a typical handcraft of the region. At 12pm hit the road again going to Taxco. Arrive in Taxco at 12:40pm and tour the historic downtown of this colonial and silver mining town. Visit  inside of the Santa Prisca Cathedral and see the most important silver jewelries of the city.At 2pm enjoy of a buffet meal included in the tour
From $200.00

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Marion Morrison's birthplace

On May 26, 1907, Clyde and Mary Morrison were blessed with the birth of a baby boy, whom they named Marion. The Morrison family was neither wealthy nor famous. Clyde was a pharmacist who worked in...
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John Wayne's Birth Place

Legendary film actor John Wayne was born as Marion Robert Morrison in this modest house in 1907. The home has been restored to its 1907 appearance with authentic furnishings, and features memorabilia...
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Madison County Covered Bridge Festival

The 2005 Covered Bridge Festival will take place on the court house square Oct. 8-9. Each year during the second full weekend in October, residents of Madison County and beyond gather together to...
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Imes Bridge

If you are zipping by on Interstate 35 and wish to see a covered bridge, but don't have time to tour all six of the remaining bridges, consider the Imes Bridge, just a mile off the interstate at the...
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Hallowell Bridge

The longest of the remaining Madison County covered bridges is the Hollowell at 122 feet. Constructed in 1880 over the Middle River. On the National Register of Historic Places, and featured in the...
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Cedar Covered Bridge

Cedar is the only covered bridge of Madison County allowing automobile traffic. The bridge is a 2004 rebuild of the original 1883 version which was destroyed by an arsonist's fire in 2002. Even though...
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Hogback Covered Bridge

One of the fabled "Bridges of Madison County," listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Hogback Covered Bridge is named after the limestone ridge which forms the west end of the valley....
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Cedar Covered Bridge (1883, 2004)

This bridge, located basically within the town limits of Winterset, was lost due to arson in 2002 and replaced by a replica in 2004. This is the only bridge open to car traffic (even though there is a...
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Roseman Bridge

Probably the most famous of the remaining covered bridges in Winterset, the Roseman Bridge also holds special meaning in the hearts of fans of the book and movie.Located in the country, it's a...
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Stone arch

In the movie Robert and Franchesca go to a secret place lost in the woods somewhere to have a picnic and time where they could be completely alone. Well, this place is actually right in the center of...
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Roseman Bridge

Featured in the movie, the Roseman Bridge has some history of its own, its known as the "haunted bridge" from when a jail escapee in 1892 was cornered there by police, supposedly he rose up through...
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Cedar Bridge

This bridge (well, the original) was on the cover of the movie and on Sept 3, 2002 it was burned by an arsonist and in this picture, taken August, 2004 it was being rebuilt and has since been...
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Tourist Information

First stop: in the center of town, go to the Tourist office, its next to the right of where this picture was taken, in the main square. They can give you lots of information on where to go and what to...
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Madison County Courthouse

This stately courthouse dates to 1876, and presides over the town square, a pleasant reminder of turn-of-the-century America. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places
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