Home of Franklin D Roosevelt National Historic Site: Home On The Hudson River

Home of Franklin D Roosevelt National Historic Site

“All that is within me cries out to go back to my home on the Hudson River” ~ Franklin Delano Roosevelt This quote captures FDR’s connection to Springwood, the lifelong home of America’s only four-term President. The first U.S. Presidential Library was started by Roosevelt here. Franklin D. Roosevelt was born into the luxurious surroundings […]

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Saratoga National Historical Park: A Crucial American Victory

Saratoga National Historical Park

Site of the first significant American military victory during the Revolution, the Battles of Saratoga rank among the fifteen most decisive battles in world history. Here in the autumn of 1777 American forces met, defeated, and forced a major British army to surrender. This crucial American victory in the Battle of Saratoga renewed patriots’ hopes […]

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Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site: Monument To America’s Gilded Age

Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site

The Vanderbilt Estate is perhaps the best, most intact example of the types of estates constructed by wealthy industrialists in the 19th century. Frederick W. and Louise Vanderbilt purchased Hyde Park in May 1895. Attracted to the beauty of the Hudson Valley and the east bank of the Hudson River, Frederick and his wife settled comfortably in […]

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RVs Move America: Where Do RV Parks Have The Most Impact?

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In an earlier post, we detailed the results of RVs Move America, the first-ever economic impact study of the recreation vehicle industry. This economic impact study broke down the overall impact of the industry as a whole on the U.S. — $49.7 billion annually — and it also released information state by state listing details […]

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Top 3 Photogenic National Parks

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National parks offer some of the most iconic views and beautiful landscapes. Here are three of the best and most photogenic national parks to enjoy and explore. Bryce Canyon National Park With a landscape seemingly borne out of fantasy, Bryce Canyon National Park in southwestern Utah is home to spectacular geological formations called hoodoos, sculpted by […]

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Fort Davis National Historic Site: Frontier Military Post

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Set in the rugged beauty of the Davis Mountains of West Texas, Fort Davis is the best surviving example of an Indian Wars frontier military post and one of the best preserved Buffalo Soldier forts in the Southwest. Fort Davis was strategically located to protect emigrants, mail coaches, and freight wagons on the Trans-Pecos portion […]

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