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Charming Main Streets and main streets in each state
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If you a fan of “The Shining,” you might experience a little deja vu when you walk into the Majestic Yosemite Hotel, formerly known as The Ahwahnee Hotel. Its lounge was the inspiration for the Colorado Lounge in the movie and the chandeliers, fireplace and windows are nearly identical.
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