Spangler Candy in Bryan, Ohio, has been making those favorite holiday treats -- candy canes -- for nearly 100 years. The factory makes about 3 million candy canes a day, which, according to chief executive officer Dean Spangler, are all eaten within about four weeks over the holiday season. "We like to think candy canes is what Christmas is all about, for young children, especially," said Spangler. "When you go to see Santa and sit in his lap, he doesn't give you a jelly bean, he gives you a candy cane." Find out more about Spangler Candy at www.spanglercandy.com
Marshall Field's in Chicago has been delighting residents and visitors in the Windy City for more than a century. The Christmas window displays were originally created by Arthur Frasier, Field's display manager backing in 1897. Find out more about Field's windows at www.fields.com
"Good Morning America" traveled to Northlandz in Flemington, N.J, for a peek at the world's largest model train. Bruce Williams Zaccagnino, a musician and computer game designer, began building the titanic train in his own basement. When it got too big, the train found a new home at Northlandz, which is located about an hour north of Philadelphia. Find about more about Zaccagnino's train and Northlandz at www.northlandz.com
"Good Morning America" visited New York's Hudson River Valley in its "Weekend Window to" series. If you would like to find out more about this destination spot, go to www.hudsonvalley.org, www.morehousefarm.com and www.travelhudsonvalley.org
In "Good Morning America's" "Weekend Window to" series, we went to Salem, Mass., to see how the historic city celebrates Halloween. Fall's darkest celebration is taken very seriously in Salem, where the "Festival of the Dead" runs from the second week in October until the big day. Find out more about Salem and how the city observes Halloween at www.salemweb.com
In "Good Morning America's" "Weekend Window to" series, we went underground to check out one of New York City's most amazing achievements. The New York City subway celebrates its centennial this month. The Metropolitan Transit Authority and the New York Transit Museum have planned exhibits and programs to promote the fun side of the subway and to remind the world of its importance. Go to www.mta.nyc.ny.us for more information on what's coming up as the celebration continues.
In "Good Morning America's" "Weekend Window to" series, we checked out the fall foliage in beautiful Bennington, Vt. Bennington is nestled between the Taconic and Green Mountains in the southwestern corner of Vermont. It's located just minutes from the Berkshires in Massachusetts and it's within 45 minutes of Albany, N.Y. Nature lovers have plenty to see in Bennington and for visitors who want to check out more than its natural beauty, the town has plenty of antique shops, art galleries and museums. If you want more information about Bennington, Vt., go to www.bennington.com