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07/10/18
The Most Charming Small Town in Every State

Link to Article: ​https://www.rd.com/advice/travel/most-charming-small-towns-in-every-state/

The article highlights Scotts Bluff as a small town with major landmarks. The writer highlights Scott’s Bluff National Monument and Chimney Rock National Historic Site. She also describes how pioneers once traversed Scotts Bluff as part of their journey along the Oregon Trail and the Pony Express route, where today you can find plenty of ancient fossils along the ‘Fossil Freeway.’ The piece links to Visit Scotts Bluff’s website and provides an image.

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The article was also syndicated to MSN Travel Online. 

https://www.msn.com/en-us/travel/tripideas/the-most-charming-small-town-in-every-state/ss-AAzxMnu#image=28

About MSN Travel Online: MSN Travel Online features travel tips, getaway destinations and other consumer travel information. MSN has teamed up with other companies to provide information for its users, and features syndications from Reader’s Digest, ESPN.com, FOX Sports, Hearst Magazines, MSNBC, CNBC, Rolling Stone Online, and more.  

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07/03/18
This Gorgeous State is America's Most Overlooked Summer Destination

Link to Article: https://www.thrillist.com/travel/nation/things-to-do-in-nebraska/travel

The article calls out must-do activities during a visit in Nebraska including the crane migration, festivals, outdoor adventures, breweries, accommodations and much more.

The piece is a direct result of Nebraska Tourism hosting the writer, Kastalia Medrano, on a press trip at the end of May. The article also incorporates Kastalia’s social media posts.

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07/03/18
5 small towns that are big on patriotism

Article: 5 small towns that are big on patriotism

https://www.goodmorningamerica.com/travel/story/small-towns-big-patriotism-56319351

Links to syndications:

https://abcnews.go.com/GMA/Travel/small-towns-big-patriotism/story?id=56319351

This article highlights all-American destinations that know how to celebrate. The piece provides background on Seward and information on “America’s Official Fourth of July City – Small Town USA,” including an image of the celebration and a link to Seward’s website.

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07/02/18
The 17 Best Rivers in America for Tubing + Drinking

Link to Article: https://www.thrillist.com/travel/nation/tubing-on-the-american-river-truckee-river-guadalupe-river-and-more

The article highlights The Niobrara River in Valentine as the go-to spot for tubing and kayaking for “everyone who knows anything about what’s good in Nebraska,” and includes an image of a large group of people congregating on the river. The piece is a direct result of hosting the writer, Kastalia Medrano, on the Sandhills/Valentine press trip at the end of May.

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06/26/18
The Best Places to Take a Trip for the Rest of 2018

Link to Article:  https://www.thrillist.com/travel/nation/best-places-to-travel-right-now

Nebraska, which is also called out in the lead intro of the story, is included among one of “the best places to spend whatever PTO you’ve got left.” In the article, the writer calls out must-do activities during a visit to Nebraska, including tanking, the Nebraska Star Party, a visit to Smith Falls, and much more. The piece is a direct result of hosting the writer, Kastalia Medrano, on the Sandhills/Valentine press trip at the end of May. 

About Thrillist: Created as an e-mailed newsletter geared towards men in their twenties and thirties who work hard and play harder. Finds the best in food, drinks, gear, gadgets, sports, travel and services. Provides information on all that is new, unknown or inexcusably under-appreciated. 
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