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More than ever, now is the time for a safe summer getaway to enjoy the fresh air of the great outdoors and discover the timeless beauty of the peaks, valleys, nooks, and corners of the place we call home, the majestic Southeast. American Car Center has some ideas for fun and exploration.
The country’s largest cavern network is deep below the rugged hills of south-central Kentucky. Mammoth Cave National Park encompasses the most visitor-friendly part of the massive cave system. There are more than 400 miles of explored caverns here and Mammoth is known for vast caverns, some several stories high. Fans of hiking and climbing will love the rocky, forested landscape above the caverns which is great for exploring and camping.
On the Southeast Atlantic coast, between Charleston and Savannah, are five Georgia wildlife refuges; watery, thinly populated views of forest and marshland. The refuges are full of wildlife, especially migratory birds and waterfowl. Numerous campgrounds and affordable simple lodgings help to keep costs low. Public beaches are also plentiful.
The spine of the Appalachian Mountains runs along the Virginia-West Virginia border, protecting thousands of square miles of pristine, thinly populated forest land. The natural beauty is stunning and there are many places to explore. The area features the Monongahela, George Washington, and Jefferson National Forests, with Shenandoah National Park nearby. Convenient and affordable, these emerald gems are almost unbeatable for hiking and camping.
Near Gatlinburg, Mississippi, is one of the best-kept secrets of the Smokey Mountains. Nestled in the rolling hills, Place of a Thousand Drips is a waterfall named for the many rocks over which the water must cascade, seemingly leaving it forever dripping. Over an age, the water has carved several paths into the stone, creating the illusion of several small waterfalls. Visitors drive along Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail to find the site
The great beach towns of the Gulf Coast are popular with families in summer for their natural white sand beaches and casual charm. The adjoining towns of Orange Beach and Gulf Shores, Alabama combine for 32 miles of dazzling beaches, water sports, and other outdoor activities and camping areas for a family stay. On the Florida side, Panama City Beach boasts 27 miles of beach, ideal for long walks and people watching from the pier. In addition, hiking, biking, and kayaking are on hand.
If summer driving is more to your speed, you can cruise the Natchez Trace. The 444-mile parkway follows a historical route used by Native Americans and settlers from Natchez, Mississippi, to Nashville, Tennessee. A great deal of the land along the Trace is protected, making for an idyllic drive through lush and rolling hills. If a staycation is what you want, be sure to take advantage of activities in regional parks. Those with a curious bent may want to consider walking tours of landmarks and sites in Southeast’s picturesque and history-filled cities. Richmond, Virginia, Savannah, Nashville, and Delray Beach, Florida, amongst others, are interesting and very walkable.
American Car Center hopes you make lasting memories of your getaway this summer. See us before you go! There is a location convenient to you, stocked with great late-model and low-mileage vehicles, with a limited warranty and oil changes for up to 3 years. We will quickly help you find a vehicle to take you to the place where you want to be.
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American Car Center is celebrating 20 years of getting great people into great cars. From our first location in Memphis, Tennessee, American Car Center has expanded across the Southeast to establish more than 65 incredible locations throughout 10 amazing states – Alabama! Arkansas! Florida! Georgia! Kentucky! Mississippi! Missouri! North Carolina! South Carolina! Tennessee! – to serve you close to home at your convenience.
For twenty years the King of Credit has been on your side, and your job is STILL your credit. Our focus and passion remain to help great people, like you, get a great and reliable vehicle to go places and achieve their dreams. American Car Center deeply values your patronage – it has made our progress possible and inspired us to deliver ever more exceptional and innovative services to save you even more time and money!
American Car Center genuinely thanks you for your loyalty over the past twenty years. We are one of the nation’s leading used car dealer networks because of you!
Come see us now so that American Car Center can once again find for you that excellent late-model and low-mileage vehicle with a limited warranty & oil changes included for up to 3 years that you have come to expect at all our convenient locations.
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Don’t wait on your tax refund when you can drive away in a great ride today from American Car Center!
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Come to one of our convenient locations with your tax return and you could qualify to put only $1 down on a vehicle from across our huge inventory of fantastic late-model and low-mileage cars and SUVs. That’s it. Let us take care of the details.
American Car Center has more than 65 locations across the Southeast so there is always one near you. Stop by today and shop thousands of quality pre-owned vehicles that include a limited powertrain warranty and oil changes for up to 3 years! At American Car Center, we match great vehicles to great people, regardless of credit history.
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The New Year’s resolution is a promise we make to ourselves to improve our present self for a better future. Most of us make at least one resolution but most of these pledges end without success by the end of January. Instead of just hoping for the best, American Car Center wants to encourage your success with proven methods of achieving and adhering to our most common New Year’s resolutions.
Avoid dieting. Speak with your health care practitioner to create a healthy meal plan that, instead of depriving, nourishes you with healthful foods, such as, fruits, vegetables, and fish that you will enjoy, and keep you strong and fit, for the long run.
Exercise is one of the best habits for keeping healthy and improving quality of life. As you start, don’t push yourself to the limits of exhaustion every time. Consistency is better. Reward yourself immediately after the workout. Enjoyment of the reward, a piece of chocolate, for instance, wires the brain to associate exercise with that pleasure. Soon, endorphin hormones will be released at the thought of the exercise without the reward.
Saving money and spending less
Pay yourself first. Figure out how much of your monthly gross you can safely set aside and take it right off the top, like taxes. Also, pay down your credit card bill as quickly as possible, so the debt does not take from what you manage to save.
Learning a new skill or hobby
These result in long-lasting happiness, but it can be a challenge starting and moving away from passive activities like watching television. The key is to minimize the effort of getting into the flow. For example, if you want to play the guitar, have it by your side in the living room. If you want to learn a language, have a language app on your phone’s home screen.
The easiest way to read more is to always have a book with you for those times you might otherwise be distracted by your phone, such as in waiting rooms, line-ups, or during breaks. Those small moments can add up to a lot of pages read.
Be sure to find pleasure in the process. For example, if the gym is not your cup of tea, try bike riding or basketball, instead. Set goals that are clear but achievable and establish small milestones to achieve as you go. Treat each as something of significance.
See the big picture: setbacks may come but do not regard them as failure. Fine-tune and keep going. Tune-out the critics and the naysayers, you are doing this for a healthier and happier you! Remember to support and encourage others in their own resolutions.
American Car Center wishes everyone a happy and healthy 2020, and for those dedicated to reaching their resolution: Keep at it! Tell American Car Center of your success stories.
Start the New Year with a new ride from American Car Center.
With more than 60 convenient locations across the Southeast and a vast selection of great late model cars and SUVs at each, we make it easy! Even better, all vehicles come with a limited powertrain warranty and oil changes for up to three years.
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During the giving season, presenting family and friends with thoughtful gifts they will appreciate and enjoy is gratifying but not always easy, especially on a budget. American Car Center has many fantastic gift ideas to bring joy to your loved ones and your wallet.
Let’s have a look:
Gloves, a hat or a scarf are much appreciated on chilly days and nights even in the Southeast.
In the kitchen, small appliances or tools, such as a miniature waffle maker, and other utensils are handy and reliable.
Home décor accessories, including, scented candles, engraved photo frames, and cushions are cozy and personal.
Gardening extras like small hand tools, pots and seeds are ideal for the expert or aspiring green thumb.
Gifts of time or expertise, from child-care to painting, are valued holiday winners.
Automotive items, such as a travel mug, road safety kit, and car washes are decidedly roadworthy.
Coffee table books, with topics ranging from nature to muscle cars, let the recipient discover and display their passion.
Streaming subscriptions to a music or video service for 1 to 3 months are practical and entertaining.
Baked goods and candies, especially homemade or nicely wrapped, are irresistible to the sweet tooth.
Small electronics or accessories include wireless headphones, power banks, and electric toothbrushes to put under the tree.
An invitation to a holiday meal or party might be the most cherished gift of all. Good conversation and laughter naturally put us all in a joyful state.
First and foremost, match your gift to what the recipient would truly want. Tailoring the presentation or wrapping makes it extra special!
Visit American Car Center right away to get the vehicle you deserve this holiday. American Car Center makes it simple and easy for you to drive off in the ride of your choice. Every store is conveniently located and has an amazing selection of late-model vehicles, all backed by an up to three-year/36,000-mile limited powertrain warranty with oil changes for up to 3 years!
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Do you want to make the most of the holidays and keep the fun simple and budget-friendly? You’re in the right place. Let’s talk about great activities for your family to enjoy and discover.
Have the kids produce their own play or pageant
Don’t sweat the script or costumes, just sit back and enjoy the creativity and enthusiasm. The production could be a one-time event, be replaced by a new one the next week or run for the entire season. Make relatives and neighbors welcome to join!
Designate a movie night
Modern or classic, animated or live-action, everyone has a favorite holiday-themed film. Let it be a perfect opportunity to turn off the lights, snuggle under blankets soft and warm, and unwind as the pictures and sounds float through the air.
Visit a Christmas tree farm
Start the holiday festivities off by bundling-up and heading to a local Christmas tree farm to find the ideal tree. Chances are, you’ll find so much more, as many farms offer hayrides and other family-fun activities – plus hot chocolate and baked goods.
Recall holidays past
Recruit grandma and grandpa to share stories and tell tales of how they experienced holidays when they were children, no doubt chopping firewood and walking in snow six-feet high. Whatever the embellishments, tots to teens will be engaged and enthralled and may share the experience with grandchildren of their own.
Whether it is creating a menu for the holiday feast, baking or decorating cookies or creating ornaments for the tree, a child’s imagination is a wonder to behold, requiring only sprinkles, pinecones, macaroni and construction paper – and more than enough glue.
Keep holiday restlessness at bay by taking the family for a skate (learning is easy: just push-and-glide), playing a game of touch football or touring the neighborhood to find the best and brightest light display.
The holidays are joyous and a great time to extend warmth and care to others. Children are especially skilled at making the holidays brighter by way of small gestures, such as, bringing cookies to an elderly neighbor, donating time for a local food or toy drive, or writing a note to an American service person stationed overseas.
Come to American Car Center right now – a location is conveniently nearby – to drive away in a late model vehicle that’s perfect for you this winter. All vehicles include a limited powertrain warranty and oil changes for up to three years or 36,000 miles! Our exceptional service will save you time and money. American Car Center wishes you and your family happy and cheerful festivities, for any of the holidays you may be celebrating this season. Remember to share your Instagram-worthy snaps with us.
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There is no better reason to be a gridiron fan than to gather with family and friends, eat great food and whoop it up for your team in the tradition of the great American tailgate party – a longstanding festive pre-game carnival of football, food, and fun. Let’s see which teams have some of the most lively, unique and enthusiastic tailgate events across the Southeast.
The University of Mississippi hosts its fans not in a large parking lot but across 10 shady acres of oak trees, lavish tents, and catered food on its Oxford campus. From the original Tiger Walk to Toomer’s Corner and the Homeplate Tailgate, the gameday celebrations at Auburn University, in southeast Alabama, sprawl across the small city affectionately called the Loveliest Village on the Plains rich in football lore with rivalries dating to 1892. With so much intense focus on the team itself, the tailgate at Florida State University, in Tallahassee, is low-key but devout. The hottest spots are the booster lots outside Doak Campbell Stadium, especially when rivals from the Panhandle or Miami come to play.
Despite its location in Kentucky’s largest city, the tailgate at the University of Louisville has college-town charm, right down to the Cards March, lending inspiration to players as they face off against conference and state rival the University of Kentucky Wildcats in the annual Governor’s Cup game. The next installment takes place on Wildcat turf in Lexington this November. At Tuscaloosa, the University of Alabama tailgaters may drink a Yellowhammer, named for the state bird and enjoy a side of Southern barbeque while singing, “Yea, Alabama”. The University of South Carolina fans tailgate on a train, near its Columbia campus. The 22-car South Carolina Cockaboose has comfy interiors and rooftop bars.
Tailgating at the University of Arkansas, in Fayetteville, is a beloved tradition of the Razorback gameday experience centered at The Gardens, south of the stadium. There are also many surrounding green spaces fans to go Hog wild. Woo Pig Sooie! Tiger Lane is the hub of the University of Memphis tailgate and gateway to the Liberty Bowl. From Tom the Tiger to the Mighty Sound of the South marching band, Memphis football fans are well entertained. The sights of maroon and white and sounds of the cowbell highlight the unique and wonderful tailgate and football atmosphere at Mississippi State University in Starkville. Bulldogs fans congregate at the Junction, where even visiting fans are welcome or cheer on players during the Dawg Walk.
At the University of Tennessee, in Knoxville, sail-gating is the thing. On gameday, a fleet of 250 boats, called the Vol Navy, parade the Tennessee River and musters outside the stadium decked out in bright orange. South Carolina’s Clemson University has a pre-game tradition described as “the most exciting 25 seconds in football”: After its players walk from the parking lot, greeting fans, they finish the procession, called the Tiger Walk, assembled on a hill above the east endzone before charging into Memorial Stadium upon cannon fire. The University of Florida, in Jacksonville, hosts one of the most anticipated tailgates on the college football calendar when the rival University of Georgia comes calling. The World’s Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party gets its name because the revelers who keep the party going in the parking lot might outnumber the spectators who actually enter the stadium for kick-off.
This season share your tailgating snacks and recipes with us on Facebook and tell us about your own traditions and memories. Before you start the BBQ and the teams rumble from the tunnel, make the dash to American Car Center. Our more than 50 conveniently located stores have a huge collection of terrific cars and SUVs, each with a limited powertrain warranty and oil changes for up to 3 years or 36,000 miles. We’ll call the plays to have the best football fans in America easily drive away in a standout vehicle.
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American Car Center knows that you have things to do and places to be which can often mean bringing along bulky belongings. Roof rack systems are designed to safely haul oversized sporting gear, camping equipment, or other cargo safely, allowing you to enjoy an active lifestyle with less fuss and more fun. Rack manufacturers and sellers have web-based or in-store selection tools that make it simple to find the system best for your vehicle and activities. Let’s better understand your vehicle’s roof type and the parts of a base rack system.
Vehicle roof types
- A bare roof has no built-in attachment points. A clip-fitted rack snug to the vehicle’s door jams is a reliable solution for a bare roof.
- A raised-rail roof has rails that run parallel to the doors with space between the rail and the roof itself.
- A flush-rail roof has rails that run parallel to the doors with no space in between it and the roof body.
- A fixed-point roof has four (hidden) attachment points allowing for quick and easy installation of base towers. Some vehicles with a raised- or flush-rail roofs vehicles also come with these built-in mounting points.
- A track roof is one with long metal channels or slots that run parallel to the doors.
A base rack system has only a few key parts
The tower (foot) of the roof rack carries the weight on for cargo and are placed at the roof’s strongest points.
The vehicle-specific mount or fitting kit – clips that attach the towers to the roof and rubber bottom pads that rest between the roof and tower – fasten the towers to your vehicle.
The crossbars are the usually two bars that run across the width of the roof, to which activity-specific
Accessories, such as cargo carriers, can be attached. Crossbars support the weight of all the gear you’re adding to the roof and transfer the weight to the towers.
Again, rack system manufacturers and retailers make it easy for you to find one best suited to your vehicle. Better yet, most today systems are fully complete and assembled; they are ready to be mounted right out of the box on the roof rails with all installation tools provided.
Simple Steps to Installing a Fully Assembled Rack
The commonly purchased fully assembled rack is easily mounted to a vehicle’s rails:
- Place both tower/crossbar combinations loosely on the roof rails;
- Adjust their placement so that they are centered on the roof for best weight distribution and ease of access;
- Tighten and secure the four mounting points using the knob and any provided locking mechanism;
- Check your work, making certain the connection points are solid.
Watch the American Car Center video guide, Easily Install Your Roof Rack, for an easy how-to guide to mounting a pre-assembled base rack.
A roof rack is a must for taking your lifestyle essentials with you as you explore our beautiful parks, trails, rivers or streams or your cherished possessions to new beginnings. American Car Center has more than 50 incredible locations with an amazing inventory of SUVs, cars, and trucks – each with a limited warranty of up to 3 years or 36,000 miles, oil changes included – to match your summertime adventures. Don’t delay, The King of Credit Wants to Approve You Today!
Atlanta is a great city of the Southeast and the capital of Georgia, a city and region filled with immense cultural and historical significance. The Atlanta area is a modern hub of eclectic activity underpinned by a diverse and nimble economy. American Car Center is delighted to have expanded into Metro Atlanta with three convenient locations – including Chamblee and Conyers – and three more to come to make your vehicle selection experience incredibly smooth, simple and rewarding. American Car Center has been enriched and enchanted by Atlanta, let us share our discoveries. As a lively community of millions, the Atlanta area has something for everyone beyond famous soft drinks and cable news, from low-key jazz to riveting college sports, from the High Art Museum to vibrant street art on display throughout the city.
For the History Buff
Originally founded as the terminus of the Western & Atlantic Railroad line in 1837, Atlanta played an important part of the Civil War and was an organizing center of the Civil Rights Movement. The Atlanta History Center chronicles the city’s past and the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site explores his life and times. The Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum surveys the contributions of Georgia’s humble Nobel laureate.
Six Flags over Georgia has whole-family excitement, including, thrilling rides and live entertainment. Georgia Aquarium, the world’s second largest, is also ideal for a family outing. Piedmont Park is a nature lover’s dream; home to an array of bike trails, Lake Clara Meed, the Atlanta Botanical Garden, festivals, and more. Hike Stone Mountain or travel to its top on Summit Skyride and then visit our new Stone Mountain store so that we may see your snaps of the gorgeous vistas.
Festivals & Food
Atlanta’s top festivals include the Atlanta Dogwood Festival, Atlanta Arts Festival and the Atlanta Jazz Festival. Atlanta is now a city for foodies beyond the still delicious fried chicken, barbecue, peach cobbler, and sweet tea. The Krog Street Market is a flourishing collection of world-class good eats in a vintage 1920’s warehouse in the heart of Inman Park.
Sometimes called Hollywood of The South, Atlanta is a hotspot of film and television production from likes of Tyler Perry to Clint Eastwood. Celebrities are often spotted in and around Atlanta’s distinctive neighborhoods, such as artsy multicultural Castleberry, counterculture Little Five Points, carefree East Atlanta and trendy Buckhead. They, too, may be attempting to visit every last Atlanta street with “Peach” in its name. We counted more than 70!
Atlanta is more than ever the economic engine and cultural heartbeat of the Southeast. American Car Center encourages everyone to re-discover and explore this bustling city. From Conyers to Marietta, Lawrenceville to Riverdale, The A has so much on offer. We are delighted to provide Metro Atlanta’s hard-working residents a dynamic and straight-forward automotive shopping experience of unparalleled ease and simplicity. American Car Center will have six modern stores situated conveniently throughout the Atlanta area to get you into the ride of your dreams right away! All our exceptional late model vehicles feature an outstanding warranty up to 36,000 miles or three years, oil changes included.
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An innovator at matching great vehicles to great people with quickness and ease, American Car Center has partnered with TaxMax – who may be able to get you up to $6000 of your refund now! Why wait on Uncle Sam when you can get your money today?
Simply bring your W-2 or 1099 to a conveniently located American Car Center to potentially receive up to $6,000 of your refund from TaxMax to use as a down payment on a terrific used, low-mileage late model vehicle from our amazing inventory of cars and SUVs. TaxMax will expertly prepare and file your tax return.
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As always, your credit history is of no concern to American Car Center. Allow our experience and professionalism to find the right vehicle for you today. American Car Center has nearly 50 locations across the Southeast where every vehicle includes a limited warranty of up to 36,000 miles or 3 years and oil changes, too!
American Car Center and TaxMax make it simple to save time and money, so don’t wait months to get your ride – let the King of Credit approve you today!