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The Top 5 Schools in the ACC

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The Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) is all about athletic prowess, but only a handful of students that attend these colleges and universities participate in Division I athletics. Most have no aspirations to pursue athletics as a career, so what is it that attracts students to these schools for their college educations? America Unravelled has investigated […]

Ten Intriguing Facts About New England’s Most Iconic College Town

Christmas Celebrations at America’s Top Ten Living Museums

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Hunting for Christmas Past Starlit skies and candlelit paths, no cars, fresh air, wreaths and garland made with local greens and fruit in doorways and on window sills. The smell of cinnamon, cloves, ginger and a wood fire fill the air. Town folk dressed in period attire walk past. Some stop, chat and provide insight […]

Ten Intriguing Facts About New England’s Most Iconic College Town

Feeling Welcome: The Top 5 Colleges for Hospitality Studies

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Hospitality services have become a huge industry on a global scale, but it takes a lot of business studies, trend-seeking, travel and practical experience before someone goes from dishwasher to manager, or from bartender to Sommelier. Colleges that specialize in hospitality must offer a wide range of practical and experiential learning, and in-the-field connections so […]

Ten Intriguing Facts About New England’s Most Iconic College Town

Plymouth, Massachusetts: The Roots of Thanksgiving

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Many people in America credit the Pilgrims with inventing Thanksgiving, but did they? Apparently the idea of spending a day giving thanks to God stemmed from the days of the English Reformation. The newly formed Protestant church had only 27 holidays. The Catholic church had 95. The Catholic church holidays required church attendance, often meaning […]

Ten Intriguing Facts About New England’s Most Iconic College Town

Life On Campus: The Top Five Dorms in the US

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A Short Introduction to Dorm Living Students have been living in dorms for centuries. Initially, student lodging was constructed near or around libraries for a couple of reasons. First, students were able to access the information necessary for learning more easily when in close proximity to it. And second, living a sequestered life in a […]

Ten Intriguing Facts About New England’s Most Iconic College Town

America By Rail: The Most Scenic Train Trips in the US

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“Travel far enough, you meet yourself.” —David Mitchell, author of Cloud Atlas When the early settlers, businessmen, and explorers of America traveled far, they traveled by train. Although they were on the trains for days, they would use the time to write, observe the country and meet fellow travelers. In reality, they would engage in […]

Ten Intriguing Facts About New England’s Most Iconic College Town

A Brew Cruise Through New England: Sampling Beers of the New England States

Demitri Soykovitch
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The Deep South is not the only hops haven in the US.  The Pilgrims were drinking beer all the way back to 1620, so it’s not surprising that New England has more than embraced the craft beer industry. There are just too many good beers deserving recognition across the New England states. For this article (there […]

Ten Intriguing Facts About New England’s Most Iconic College Town

Island Life in the Northeast – New England’s Island Getaway’s

Lana Pelly
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Most people envisage a tropical paradise in a far away land when they think of an island getaway or retreat. What if you knew that a picturesque haven was just around the corner from you? No traveling across continents! No issues with entry visas! And no expensive airfares anymore! Doesn’t that sound appealing? Sequestered in […]

Ten Intriguing Facts About New England’s Most Iconic College Town

How UMass Lowell is becoming America’s Most Affordable University

Alan Lee
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What Is UMass Lowell? As the name suggests, UMass Lowell is a public university in Lowell, Massachusetts that belongs to the University of Massachusetts system. It has risen from humble beginnings to become one of the most respected institutions in the state, and in recent times, it has been rising higher still by making its […]

Ten Intriguing Facts About New England’s Most Iconic College Town

Discover the Top 10 Hidden Gem Cities In the US

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When people are deciding where to live in the United States, several larger cities come to mind; New York, Boston, Los Angeles, Austin. As the dominating presence of these cities looms within our collective conscience, there are plenty of other alluring, awe-inspiring, underrated cities deserving of attention. Whether you choose to visit a new destination in the […]

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Discover The 10 Best Cities In Massachusetts Not Named Boston

Nikki Newman
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If you’ve ever wondered what Massachusetts has to offer aside from Boston, you might be pleasantly surprised there’s a lot that this legendary state has in store. In western Massachusetts, one finds the expansive greenery combined with the the high art of music in historic Tanglewood. Just outside of Boston, one can discover the city of Somerville, […]

Ten Intriguing Facts About New England’s Most Iconic College Town

Revealed: the 10 Best Cities to Raise a Family In the US

Michael Webster
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When choosing to live in a city to raise a family, many seemingly great options present themselves. Cities with lower crime rates and more artistic & cultural vibrancy are good places to start. Parents often avoid living in cities that exclusively attract young retired professionals, instead focusing on the quality of the public education. Families […]

Ten Intriguing Facts About New England’s Most Iconic College Town