In Good Morning America's "Weekend Window to" series, we traveled to Albuquerque, N.M.'s International Balloon Festival. The annual event, which is in its 33rd year, lasts 10 days. Most visitors attend the balloon fest to get a glimpse of the colorful traditional globe-shaped hot air balloons, but some of the younger ones like to check out specialty balloons, such as Airabelle the Cow and Hamlet the Pig. To find out more about the balloon fest, go to www.aibf.orgy
Good Morning America checked out the New England charm and the nature trails available in the coastal community of Plum Island in Massachusetts in its "Weekend Window to ?" series. Plum Island, located on the North Shore of Massachusetts, about 30 miles from Boston, is a close-knit, coastal community. Its combination of New England charm and protected national refuge please travelers with various tastes. To find out more about Plum Island, go to www.plum-island.com
In "Good Morning America's" "Weekend Window to" series, we traveled to the annual Civil War re-enactment and living history event in Fresno, Calif. For more information about the event, go to www.valleyhistory.orgy
In "Good Morning America's" "Weekend Window to" series, we traveled to Chesapeake Bay, which is often called "Crab Country." We found that, whether you're waterman or a landlubber, if you really want to soak up the beauty and flavor of Chesapeake Bay, you need look no further than the waters that offer up the state's most treasured bounty.