Cowpens National Battlefield: The American Revolution

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On January 17, 1781, the Americans won a decisive battle against the better-trained British Army. The Battle of Cowpens was over in less than an hour. This battle was the event which started British General Cornwallis on his march north to his eventual surrender at Yorktown just nine months later. General Daniel Morgan had encamped […]

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Alpine Helen: Heart of Bavaria in the Blue Ridge Mountains

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Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains on the gently flowing Chattahoochee River, Helen is a re-creation of a Bavarian Alpine village, complete with new buildings, old-world trim and detail, and cobblestone alleys. The history of Helen and the surrounding areas offers a fascinating variety of stories that include some of the earliest native hunters and […]

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National Parks & Strange Geological Formations

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America is home to majestic landscapes—rolling plains, rugged mountains, and deep canyons—but there are also strange and lesser known geologic formations. Speleothems, grabens, and upheaval domes may not be household names, but these unusual landforms provide some of the most striking—and, in some cases, downright bizarre—scenery in our national parks. Do You Hoodoo? Bryce Canyon […]

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Have You Checked Your RV Tires Lately?

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Proper tire maintenance is a life safety issue when traveling in a recreational vehicle. However, tire care is one of the most overlooked aspects of RV ownership. While navigating hazardous weather conditions may be the biggest challenge car tires ever face, RV tires must accommodate several thousand pounds and handle off-road conditions associated with camping […]

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