Springfield, the capital city of the great state of Illinois ? located on historic U.S. Route 66 in Sangamon County, mid-point between Chicago and St. Louis ? awaits you! Here you?ll discover a myriad of sightseeing opportunities including wonderful historic sites, world-class museums, unique special events and cultural activities?amidst an All-American Midwestern city.
Palm Springs ? A combination of perfect weather, Hollywood glamour, and an intimate village atmosphere have kept Palm Springs on the A-List of great destinations. Enjoy fine dining, shopping, and our world-famous boutique hotels and intimate properties that surround a downtown area distinguished by our famed mid-century modern architecture. For fun, experience the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, The Fabulous Palm Springs Follies, Palm Springs Pavilion Theatre, breathtaking Indian Canyons, Knott?s Soak City, or spend time at Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs Air Museum, or Agua Caliente Cultural Museum. Whatever you seek in Palm Springs, rest, relaxation and fun awaits your visit!
In Greater Phoenix, you’ll find everything from world-class hotels and resorts and fine dining to exhilarating adventure, breath-taking golf courses, trendy shopping, modern nightlife and enriching culture. Whether you are planning a trip to Phoenix for business or pleasure, or even looking to move here, the Greater Phoenix Convention & Visitors Bureau is here to assist you.
It’s no wonder more than 300,000 people make the Reno-Tahoe their home and why 5.1 million people visit every year. A chain of high-peaked mountains surround the region in every direction. The geography ranges from high desert hills to valleys covered with deciduous and evergreen trees. A river flows casually through the heart of the city and among an eclectic mix of stately manors, quaint churches, sleek high rises, city parks and casinos. Shopping malls and new residential developments canvas the city limits and are nestled against mountains that offer endless outdoor recreation, and cradle the magnificent Lake Tahoe.
In addition to the area’s spectacular beauty, Reno-Tahoe offers an extraordinary mix of history and culture, world-class ski and golf resorts, 24-hour gaming and entertainment, a mild climate with four distinct seasons, a healthy, diverse economy, and community spirit as strong as ever.
v On Feb. 5, 2006, the Super Bowl returned to the Motor City for the second time. The Super Bowl drew a television audience of 885 million.
v Ford Field, the site of the Super Bowl, opened in 2002. The Lion?s new den is one of a kind?65,000 seats, domed with a giant glass wall revealing the picturesque Detroit skyline.
v Michigan was the 4th largest travel destination for Canadians in 1999 with 1.23 million overnight visitors.
v The Michigan Association of Convention & Visitor Bureaus celebrates its 33rd Anniversary in the year 2008.
v Michigan has more freshwater coastline than any other state in the U.S.
v Michigan has more public golf courses than any other state in the country ? approximately 800 ? and more golfers per capita than any other state.
v Stand anywhere in Michigan and you are within 85 miles of one of the Great Lakes.
v Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau was the world?s first convention and visitors bureau, having been established in 1896. In 1996, Detroit hosted the International Association of Convention & Visitor Bureaus annual meeting as part of this centennial celebration.
v The Mackinac Bridge is the world?s longest suspension bridge.
v Michigan has more than 150 waterfalls and all but two of them are located in Michigan?s Upper Peninsula.
v Michigan has 131 recreational trails, with approximately 1,400 total trail miles. Twenty-nine more trails are in the process of being developed per the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy.
Truly a remarkable vacation destination, Branson has 52 magnificent live performance theaters, three pristine lakes, 12 championship golf courses, an international award-winning theme park, dozens of attractions and museums, shopping galore, a full range of dining options, and a host of hotels, motels, resorts and meeting and conference facilities… all waiting for you.
Surrounded by natural wonders like the Grand Canyon, Flagstaff offers dozens of inns, a multitude of hotel and motel accommodations, conference and meeting venues, more than 200 restaurants, numerous night spots, and a variety of cultural, historic and scientific attractions. Visitors from all over the world are attracted to our clean mountain air, year-round outdoor recreation opportunities, historic downtown charm and our Western legacy of pioneer ranchers, railroad builders and lumbermen.
Some of the West’s most beautiful country surrounds Flagstaff ? from the alpine forests of our San Francisco Peaks (12,633 feet; 3,851 meters) to the rugged deserts of neighboring Native American nations. The Grand Canyon, Sunset Crater Volcano and Meteor Crater are all within easy driving distance, as are many archaeological treasures.
At the junction of two major U.S. interstates, served by a regional airport and a busy train depot, Flagstaff is a key destination for people seeking the adventure, natural beauty and peaceful solitude of the American West.
The true Southwest awaits you in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Come immerse yourself in our rich culture and heritage, rooted in centuries of history. Soak in our blue skies and sun that shines 310 days a year- perfect for outdoor activities. Breathe in the high desert air scented with sage and pi?on, and you?ll understand why Albuquerque, NM is a destination like no other.
Whether you want to shop for authentic Native American jewelry, try hot air ballooning, explore living history museums, enjoy Albuquerque events and festivals, sample local cuisines or hit the golf courses and spas, Albuquerque has you covered.
For business or pleasure, Albuquerque is a must-see destination in the American Southwest.