Conference USA's Suggested Top Five Attractions Around C-USA Schools
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WHERE IS C-USA LOCATED?
East Carolina: Greenville, N.C.
Airport (Code): Greenville (PGV)
For More Information: http://www.visitgreenvillenc.com/
Did You Know? Greenville was named Sportstown USA by Sports Illustrated Magazine because of the number of and diverse sporting opportunities offered to its citizens by the City Recreation and Parks Department and the community.
Houston/Rice: Houston, TX
Airport (Code): Houston (HOU)
For More Information:http://www.visithoustontexas.com/
Did You Know? Houston's prestigious billing as the "Energy Capital of the World" is a fact that's well known, but that's only a small part of what makes it the thriving corporate center that its become. The chemical industry produces almost half of the U.S. petrochemical supply there.
Marshall: Huntington, WV
Closest Airport (Code): Charleston (CRW)
For More Information: http://www.wvvisit.com/
Did You Know? The first electric railroad in the world, built as a commercial enterprise, was constructed between Huntington and Guyandotte, West Virginia.
Memphis: Memphis, TN
Airport (Code): Memphis (MEM)
For More Information: http://www.memphistravel.com/
Did You Know? Memphis has the world's largest cargo airport; is the nation's 4th largest inland port; the birthplace of the Blues; and the Cotton and Hardwood Lumber Capital of the World.
SMU: Dallas, TX
Airport (Code): Dallas Love (DAL), Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW)
For More Information: http://www.visitdallas.com
Did You Know? Dallas has more shopping centers per capita than any other major U.S. city. Dallas Galleria offers more than 200 premier retail stores, and during the winter holiday season is home to the country's tallest Christmas tree.
Southern Miss: Hattiesburg, MS
Airport (Code): Hattiesburg (PIB)
For More Information: http://www.hattiesburg.org/
Did You Know? wice, Hattiesburg has been rated among the top ten communities in the United States for business relocation and expansion by Expansion Management Magazine.
Tulane: New Orleans, LA
Airport (Code): New Orleans (MSY)
For More Information: http://www.neworleanscvb.com/
Did You Know? Lake Pontchartrain Causeway at New Orleans, La., is the world's largest bridge. It is almost 24 miles (about 38 kilometers) long.
Tulsa: Tulsa, OK
Airport (Code): Tulsa (TUL)
For More Information: http://www.visittulsa.com
Did You Know? Tulsa holds one of the largest Oktoberfest festivals in the country and USA Today named its festival as one of 10 great places to toast Oktoberfest.
UAB: Birmingham, AL
Airport (Code): Birmingham (BHM)
For More Information: http://birminghamal.org/
Did You Know? Birmingham is the only place in the world where all the elements needed to make iron are present: coal, iron ore and limestone are all within a ten-mile radius.
UCF: Orlando, FL
Airport (Code): Orlando (ORL)
For More Information: http://orlandoinfo.com/
Did You Know: Disney World in Orlando, Florida covers 30,500 acres (46 square miles), making it twice the size of the island of Manhattan, New York.
UTEP: El Paso, TX
Airport (Code): El Paso (ELP)
For More Information: http://www.visitelpaso.com/
Did You Know? Known for years as Sun City, El Paso exhibits a night version of the sun 365 days a year, making this star and city unique. To have the star lit in honor or in memory of someone, call the El Paso Chamber of Commerce, (915) 534-0500.