Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Panama Canal

by Country Inns & Suites
Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Panama Canal Bridge of the Americas

This summer marks the 100th anniversary of the Panama Canal! The oldest of the “Seven Modern Wonders of the World,” this 48-mile man-made canal changed the shipping industry on August 15,1914. It took 35 years to complete this architectural marvel that saves seagoing travelers about 8,000 miles of sailing time. This centennial structure will be honored [...]



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Explore America’s Historic Lighthouses

by Country Inns & Suites
Thursday, August 7, 2014

lighthouse

From Virginia to California, lighthouses have captivated the interest of travelers for many decades. It’s no surprise that these majestic structures have earned an annual day of recognition. National Lighthouse Day was designated by Congress in 1989 and is celebrated every year on August 7. In honor of this special day, start planning a trip [...]



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Small Town Spotlight: Nevada, Missouri

by Country Inns & Suites
Friday, July 25, 2014

fence in field with flowers

Not to be confused with the state of the same name, the small town of Nevada is located in the Prairie Lands of Southwest Missouri. It is a rural town with a deep, rich history. Nevada was completely burned to the ground during the Civil War and rebuilt in the 19th century. It is a [...]



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