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How do you find local places to visit?

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A good source for finding local attractions is by visiting the city's official website. Such websites, as in the cases of Salt Lake City, Utah; Richmond, Virginia and Santa Fe, New Mexico, often have a Visitors or similar section identifying local attractions and events.

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How do you find local places to visit?
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The cities of Richmond and Santa Fe both have a Visitors tab on their official websites' home pages. Richmond's Visitors page has a calendar of city events, an interactive map of the city and links to the community's visitor centers and visitor guides. Lists of the city's artistic and performance venues, museums, monuments and cemeteries, gardens and shopping centers are also available on the same page.

The Visitors tab of the Santa Fe city website has similar information. In addition, under the website's Departments tab there is a link to the Santa Fe Department of Parks and Recreation page, where you find a directory of city parks, recreational opportunities and a parks and recreation calendar.

Information on attractions and events in Salt Lake City are available under the city website's City Life tab. The City Life section details the Salt Lake Jazz Festival and other annual events, art and music venues, and seasonal events such as the Downtown Farmers Market and Ski Utah.

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