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Hot Spots explore Great Getaways Best Musical Pilgrimages liverpool ★ FOR Beatles Faithful virGinia ★ FOR Bluegrass Fans seattle FOR Rockers photos (CloCkwise From top leFt) Courtesy oF Cavern City tours, sCott k. brown/Courtesy oF virginia tourism Corporation, emp museum, alex Demyan/Courtesy oF neworleansonline.Com, mississippi blues Commission, anD Jersey boys by erik kabik/retna ltD./Corbis Why: ■ because you didn’t visit last year, the 50th anniversary of ringo’s first gig with the Fab Four — playing a local dance. ■ hop on the blue ridge parkway at roanoke and head south to the Crooked road: virginia’s heritage music trail. ■ in addition to guitar god Jimi hendrix, the emerald City produced nirvana, pearl Jam, and soundgarden. Don’t miss: ■ the magical mystery tour, a guided two-hour coach excursion that takes in penny lane, strawberry Field, and the lads’ birthplaces and schools. ■ the blue ridge music Center, at milepost 213 on the parkway — a trove of music history near tiny galax, site of the annual old Fiddler’s Convention. ■ the experience music project museum, a rock ’n’ roll–focused chronicler of pop culture, housed in an otherworldly Frank gehry–designed building. sound souvenir: ■ a cool black-and-white print or other piece of unique artwork, available at the Fab4store. ■ the region’s shops offer sweet pickings, from handmade instruments to books, CDs, and apparel. ■ a ticket stub from a show at the triple Door, the Crocodile Cafe, or the emp’s liquid lounge. las veGas ★ FOR Variety Seekers mississippi FOR Blues Purists ★ neW orleans FOR Jazz Lovers Why: ■ From elvis impersonators to broadway musicals and the hottest acts in pop and rock, nonstop vegas has it all. ■ pay homage to a raft of blues pioneers who hailed from the magnolia state, including muddy waters and b. b. king. ■ the birthplace of jazz is rich with clubs, restaurants, and events where you can enjoy the city’s signature sound. Don’t miss: ■ pose for pictures at the famous “welcome to Fabulous las vegas nevada” sign on the strip, a neon beacon of hospitality since 1959. ■ the five-zone mississippi blues trail — hills, Delta, pines, river/ Capital, and Coast — highlights everything from farm fields to clubs and churches. ■ the hogan Jazz archive at tulane university, the world’s most comprehensive repository of traditional jazz, including recordings and interviews. sound souvenir: ■ even if you don’t see Jersey boys, the grammy-winning original broadway cast recording is a gem. ■ books, CDs, and other keepsakes can be found at many of the nearly two dozen museums along the trail. ■ a vintage poster advertising the annual new orleans Jazz & heritage Festival, held april 26– may 5 this year. march 2013 15 http://www.NEWORLEANSONLINE.COM

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of US Airways - March 2013

US Airways - March 2013
Table of Contents
CEO Letter
From the Editor
Did You Know?
Making It Happen
Hot Spots: Best Musical Pilgrimages
Hub Crawl: Denver Airport
Wine & Dine: Chef's Tables
Wine & Dine: Artisan Cheeses
Great Escapes: Cypress Inn
Adventure: Washington, DC by Bike
Great Escapes: The Gathering in Ireland
Adventure: Puerto Rico Golf
Charlotte EDC
Great Escapes: Barcelo Hotels and Resorts
Gear Up: The Smart Kitchen
Travel Feature: The Rome Less Traveled
US Airways Feature: Order Up!
Great Tastes: Phoenix Dining
From Philly, With Love
Route of Discovery: San Luis Obispo, California
Atlantic 10 Conference
Great Dates
Readers Resource Index
Your US Airways Guide
Video Entertainment
Audio Entertainment
U.S. and Caribbean Service Map
International Service Map
Airport Terminal Maps
US Airways Fleet/Customs & Immigration
Passenger Info/Contact US Airways
US Airways MarketPlace®
Window or Aisle?

US Airways - March 2013