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Stockton Area Chamber of CommerceStockton, MO and Lake Stockton

Stockton Lake, nestled in Stockton Missouri in the heart of the Ozarks is a truly hidden gem. Home of the cleanest Lake in the State, Stockton is one of those must-see destinations. One of the top sailing lakes in the country, home to over 750 pristine camping sites, more than 50 miles of hiking and horseback trails and some of the best fishing you can find. For many years Stockton has been our little secret. Of course, 25,000 acres and 300 miles of shoreline is anything but little, and with our reputation for catching fish here, we won’t be a secret for long. Plan your next outing to Stockton Lake to relax, rewind, rest up or play.

For more information, call us at 417-276-5213 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit them at www.stocktonmochamber.com


Del Rio, TexasDel Rio - Val Verde County, Texas

The city of Del Rio, Texas, is located in Val Verde County on the Texas-Mexico border, midway between Padre Island and Big Bend National Park.  The city is eight miles south of Amistad National Recreation Area which surrounds Lake Amistad, formed by the Rio Grande, Pecos and Devil's Riverswith 850 miles of shoreline. Del Rio is immediately across from the International Bridge that originates in Ciudad Acuña, Mexico, and is seven miles east of the Air Education Training Command's Laughlin Air Force Base.

Water and a temperate climate make Del Rio a recreational mecca, with many modern motels and campgrounds.  Sportsmen enjoy hunting, fishing, golf and tennis throughout the year.  Local attractions such as Seminole Canyon State Historical Park, the Judge Roy Bean Visitor Center, Whitehead Memorial Museum, Laughlin Heritage Museum, George Paul Museum, Val Verde Winery - the state's oldest winery, and Shumla School – attract many travelers, as do annual rodeos and fiestas.

Amistad National Recreation Area, supervised by the National Park Service.  Includes Lake Amistad which provides outstanding opportunities for boating, sailing, scuba diving, fishing and outdoor activities.  The Park also includes a diversity of flora and fauna that can be seen from the various nature trails and numerous archaeological sites consisting of ancient Indian Pictographs.  The National Park Service hosts educational and nature programs and maintains the beaches, campsites and boat launching facilities. Concessionaires operate marinas, boat storage and fishing guide services. To plan your visit here, visit us at www.drchamber.com or call us at 830-775-3551.

Lake Amistad--- One of the hottest fisheries in the nation!


Vance County TourismHenderson, NC - Vance County and Kerr Lake: Yours to Explore

Vance County Tourism Development Authority

Henderson and Vance County shares Kerr Lake, its largest attraction, with Virginia’s southern border. Kerr Lake is the largest man-made lake east of the Mississippi River and one of the top bass fishing lakes in the Southeast. The lake covers 50,000 acres and over 850 miles of shoreline. Kerr Lake State Recreation Areas include seven campgrounds and day use areas. In addition to fishing and camping, enjoy boating, skiing, swimming, hiking, picnicking, bird watching and more. Annual visitation of over 1 million makes it one of the most visited state parks in North Carolina.

Henderson is located adjacent to I-85 and US 1 in North Central NC. Its location provides a rural lifestyle yet is within a reasonable drive to many major cities. Both Raleigh and Durham, including RDU International Airport, can be accessed within a forty-five minute drive of Henderson.

Other local attractions include the McGregor Hall Performing Arts Center; Raleigh Road Drive-in Theatre, the oldest and one of only six remaining in the state; cozy restaurants located in the historic downtown business district, and our “Heritage Trail” walking and driving tour of historic points of interest. Visit our website www.kerrlake-nc.com or call us at 866-438-4565 for more information.


Whitestone Country Inn, Kingston, TN on Watts Bar LakeWhitestone Country Inn, Kingston, TN on Watts Bar Lake

Discover the magic of refined country living at Whitestone Country Inn, a charming and welcoming East Tennessee bed and breakfast! Our 600-acre AAA 4-Diamond bed and breakfast near Knoxville, TN resembles a village, complete with farmhouse, cottage and southern lodging. These beautiful secluded acres on the shores of Watts Bar Lake provide a peaceful country space for all to enjoy, providing you with a much-needed retreat from the fast-paced world that we live in. Relax and enjoy the Wildlife and waterfowl that frequent the sanctuaries surrounding the meadows and woods of Whitestone Country Inn, fish or kayak along the 39,000 acre Watts Bar Lake on the Tennessee River, play tennis, or enjoy up to 8 miles of hiking and walking trails.

Our charming Tennessee bed and breakfast is also a popular choice for couples seeking a memorable wedding venue near Knoxville, TN. Over the years, we have hosted over 1000 weddings on our property, making us experts in creating your dream wedding. Our stunning Chapel of the Good Shepherd and heart-shaped courtyard can make a memorable location for your special day.

Whether you’re planning a corporate retreat, family reunion or a simple trip by yourself, we’re sure you’ll enjoy the lodging at our East Tennessee Bed and Breakfast, known as a “sanctuary for the soul”. To find your sanctuary, visit us at www.whitestoneinn.com


Natchitoches, LA and Cane River LakeNatchitoches, LA and Cane River Lake

Welcome to the oldest settlement in the Louisiana Purchase, where history has been preserved and on display with numerous historical sites and plantations just waiting to be explored. Natchitoches is a place where you can step back in time and see what life was like as far back as 1714. Unique shops and some of Louisiana’s finest restaurants, are located in downtown Natchitoches where during the Christmas season, the City transforms into a lighting spectacular and is ranked third behind New York’s Rockefeller Center and Disney World as Christmas destinations.  Northwest Louisiana and the Natchitoches area are also home to some of the best fishing and hunting in America.  The options are endless in this region with lakes like Toledo Bend, named Best Bass Lake in America by Bassmaster Magazine for 2015 and 2016, Caddo Lake, Black Lake, Grand Bayou, Lake Bistineau, and Red River which has hosted two Bassmaster Classics. But, the best kept secret in Louisiana, is Natchitoches’ very own Cane River (35 miles long) which has more bass per acre than any body of water in Louisiana and is full of Florida largemouth in the ten pound range. Natchitoches is also home to Northwestern State University, which has one of the top college fishing teams in the country. Located just outside of Natchitoches, is the new Grand Ecore RV Park with great camp ground facilities and launch ramps connecting you to the scenic Red River Waterway. For more information, visit www.natchitoches.com and start making plans now to visit a true sportsman’s and vacation paradise!


Greenville TourismGreenville, KY and Lake Malone

Welcome to Greenville! Nestled in Western Kentucky and known for its abundant wildlife Muhlenberg County is a nature lover’s and outdoor adventurer’s paradise!

Sprawling over 788 acres and 3 Counties, Lake Malone is the hidden jewel of our area. Surrounded by hardwood forests, enjoy boating, swimming, kayaking, hiking and of course fishing!  "An angler’s delight", Lake Malone offers plenty of channel catfish, largemouth bass, crappie, and bluegill.

In addition to lake Malone, you can explore Greenville at the Brizendine Brothers Nature Park, Rails to Trails, or Luzerne Lake City Park, which offer plenty of adventure for all ages!

Greenville has something for everyone! Check out our historic downtown, antique shops, historic architecture, local arts and entertainment, restaurants, boutiques, and unique stores. Muhlenberg County is home of Thumb picking, the Everly Brothers, Merle Travis, and James Best. With rich heritage and great southern hospitality, we hope to see you in Greenville soon! To plan your trip, visit www.tourgreenville.com and follow us on Facebook!

LAWRENCE COUNTY, KY, YATESVILLE LAKE Lawrence County, KY, Yatesville Lake

WELCOME TO LAWRENCE COUNTY KENTUCKY! 

By our majestic mountains, rich historical heritage, art and cultural events, unique downtown shops, cosmopolitan cuisine and our magnificent state and local parks. Due to the temperate climate and relatively long recreation season, Cordell Hull Lake offers visitors numerous activities from which to choose, including: fishing, hunting, camping, picnicking, boating, hiking, horseback riding and other numerous ways to enjoy nature. And, of course, Center Hill Lake is the largest of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers lakes in Tennessee, covering 18,200 acres. It’s also one of the most popular recreation destinations in Middle Tennessee—with good reason. Hiking, fishing, swimming, boating and many other water sports are enjoyed on Center Hill’s beautiful water. In addition to the rare beauty, ULTRA-clear water and unspoiled shoreline of this Army Corps of Engineers waterway, Dale Hollow Lake is one of the nation's premier lake destinations. Home to premier bass fishing and a national hatchery, Bassmaster notes 6 of the top 10 world record smallmouth bass were caught on Dale Hollow Lake. Named No. 1 Houseboating Lake in North America by Pack A Slip, float the pristine waters, stop by a marina restaurant, and relax surrounded by the sounds of nature.

With a wide range of hotels, we’ll put you up in style…..unless you’d rather pitch your tent under the stars. Whether you’re in the mood to chow down at a diner, mom-n-pop, café’ or chain, we’ve got culinary covered in a surprising variety of flavors. From boardrooms to hog rallies, conventions to championship games, Cookeville provides a sweet backdrop for any event.

To plan your trip here, visit us at www.visitcookevilletn.com or give us a call at 1-800-264-5541.


spotsylvania logo Spotsylvania, VA, Lake Anna

Welcome to Spotsylvania!

Slow down and venture off the highway. Just off I-95, you'll find a Virginia vacation destination that's as different as its name. You've discovered Spotsylvania - a County that inspires you with fresh experiences and stirs you to feel something brand new. Yes, it's a curious kind of name, but it fits our County perfectly. So when you're looking for something a little unusual, expect to find fun and fascination for everyone in your group. History Buffs can explore Civil War Historic Sites and Battlefields like the Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park and the Confederate Cemetery. And don't miss the Spotsylvania Courthouse Historic District, designated a Virginia Historic Landmark and listed in The National Register of Historic Places in 1983. Outdoor Lovers enjoy our Nature and Outdoor Attractions like Lake Anna, and our beautiful parks and marinas.

Epicureans can savor Dining experiences at over 100 restaurants, from fast food to elegant fine dining, and sample our Wineries and Spirits to taste the best from local vineyards and distilleries. Shoppers and Browsers are delighted by Shopping our quaint gift and antique shops, the Spotsylvania Towne Center and Central Park, one of the East Coast's largest retail shopping areas. Sports and Activity Fans have their pick of Sports and Recreation, such as bowling alleys, arcades, sports recreation centers and movie theaters. Culture Enthusiasts find their bliss in Spotsylvania's Cultural schedule, offering a range of enjoyable entertainment throughout the year.

Spotsylvania - it's a one-of-a-kind name - and County. Ready to explore? To learn more, go to www.visitspotsy.com or give us a call at 540-507-7090.

HICKORY, NC, AND HICKORY LAKEHICKORY, NC, AND HICKORY LAKE

Welcome to Hickory, where Life is Well Crafted!

Hickory, North Carolina, has a history of craftsmanship. Hickory's past and future prospects have drawn to this place a people with an eye for detail and a hand for hard work, a passion for making something of themselves and of the future. From furniture capital to fiber optic center, natural wonder to fine arts splendor, recreational heaven to entertainment haven, small town values to big city drive, the people of Hickory have crafted a living and a life that's rich both in tradition and promise.

Hickory is for doers and makers seeking a well-rounded community, located between Charlotte and Asheville at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains, along I-40, where a collective spirit of craftsmanship strengthens any endeavor with detail, artistry, and quality. Hickory is Life. Well Crafted!  Visit us at www.hickorymetro.com to plan your next trip!


Fort Gibson Chamber Fort Gibson, OK, and Fort Gibson Lake

“The oldest town in Oklahoma!”

Standing as a gateway to the west beginning in 1824 – a place where military expeditions launched
their western explorations, where natives and settlers developed the bucolic rolling plains near three life-giving rivers into a small town known for its hospitality and hometown pride.

Long gone are Fort Gibson’s rough and tumble pioneering days, but not all is lost. Today’s Fort Gibson neatly marries the much-loved days of old and exciting days of new. The first Oklahoma town boasting a National Cemetery, Fort Gibson shows its patriotism with the Trail of Honor each Veterans Day and Memorial Day – a breathtaking display of American flags all along our streets thanks to our American Legion Post #20 and local Boy Scout Pack and Troop #638. You’ll see our elementary school students along the route to the cemetery take a knee on the playground in honor of passing funeral processions as veterans are brought to their honored resting place, and the Pledge of Allegiance is still recited in every classroom and before every family-friendly event in town.

A replica of the old stockade still awaits visitors, and the original barracks, stone oven and hospital still overlook the river valley above the Verdigris. Civil War reenactments and school field trips to see living history demonstrations are part of the highlights at the old fort. Don’t miss baking day at the old fort twice a year – the smell of fresh baked bread is a delicious aroma to explore the fort with – and you can take some of that bread home with you. Just minutes down the road is a newly revitalized downtown featuring historical buildings and beautiful architecture from the days of old, filled with modern, upscale stores and eateries for all to enjoy. Fort Gibson hosts a variety of events throughout the year, which are always enjoyed by visitors from across the country. The Fort Gibson Chamber of Commerce hosts the Smokin’ the Fort BBQ & Bluegrass Festival each October in the crossroads of downtown – an area filled with antique stores, gift shops, and eateries, plus a beautiful green space and gazebo for gatherings. The chamber also plays host to the annual Fort Gibson Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show each June – a family-fun event with cool cars and the all-time town favorite “burnout contest.”

Find your place here by visiting us at www.fortgibson.com


Gilmer Chamber logo 2018Ellijay, GA and Carter's Lake

A year round destination of adventure!

Shops galore, fine dining, a seemingly endless array of recreational activities and a world-renowned Georgia Apple Festival - all within a physical world that will capture your heart.

Nestled in the rolling foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains an hour and twenty minutes north of Atlanta, Ellijay and East Ellijay are the perfect get away destinations. Far from the hustle and bustle, visitors will find this area of north Georgia the ideal place to relax and unwind. Historic downtown Ellijay beckons visitors to explore its locally owned shops and restaurants. Browse its specialty boutiques for handmade crafts, unusual gifts, unique apparel, and antiques. Bargain hunters and antique lovers will be delighted with their finds. Enjoy a leisurely meal or grab a quick snack at one of Ellijay’s many dining establishments, some within walking distance of the town square. Downtown Ellijay hosts a variety of celebrations and festivities throughout the year.

The Ellijay and Gilmer County area abounds in recreational opportunities for all ages. Experience nature along miles of north Georgia hiking and biking trails. The proximity to the start of the Appalachian Trail offers opportunities for a day hike or a longer trek. Picnicking and camping are available in the Chattahoochee National Forest and nearby state parks. Enjoy boating on Carters Lake or trout fishing, canoeing, kayaking, and tubing on area rivers and creeks. Come and discover Ellijay and East Ellijay. Experience miles of trails for hiking, biking or camping, plus scores of rivers and creeks for trout fishing, tubing or paddling for exploring your outdoor adventure. To find out more, visit us at www.gilmerchamber.com


Rogersville AL Rogersville, AL, and Wheeler Lake

Timeless Town. Forward Focus.

EatShop, Live, & Play in our distinguished corner of North Alabama, “The Gateway to the Shoals.” Here you can find out what’s happening in town, or get started on making something new happen!

You’ll wish the days were longer with our local parks, access to Wheeler Lake on the Tennessee river for boating and fishing, golf and disc golf courses, and so much more to enjoy!

Looking for that perfect gift for someone you love? Look no further than our downtown boutiques and shops. Local flare tied into every article and sold with a smile!

Plenty of places within a walk’s distance of one another to enjoy delicious, southern cuisine! From fresh fish out of the Tennessee River to a seared, grade A steak. Come see us at www.visitrogersvilleal.com
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