There’s a real-life yellow brick road that leads to the Land of Oz, a vintage theme park that sits alone on top of Beech Mountain in North Carolina. Jessica Georgia and her family visited the revived theme park, which now operates as a vacation rental property, in late May. She says it was like being transported into “The Wizard of Oz” movie. “The gates are there, there were the yellow bricks, and the shell of what used to be a castle,” she said.
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"I was immersed in green. Everything was green. And the air — the air was crisp and clean and just seemed to have more oxygen in it," Jill Thorton said about Scotland after her trip there in June.
On September 18, Scotland could become independent from the United Kingdom.
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