America’s Most Beautiful Landmarks

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The past century-and-a-half has seen the creation of two organizations that work together to protect America’s national treasures. After the first national park, Yellowstone, was established in 1872 to protect the natural beauty of its world-famous geyser basins and wildlife, the U.S. National Park Service was founded in 1916—and now oversees the preservation of hundreds […]

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4 Historic Sites To Visit This Summer

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Planning a road trip this summer? From sea to shining sea, the U.S. has preserved sites and other areas of national historic significance. A National Historic Site (e.g., Hopewell Furnace, Pennsylvania) is a protected area of national historic significance and usually contains a single historical feature directly associated with its subject. A related but separate designation, the National Historical Park (e.g., […]

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Rivers of Ancient Fires: El Malpais National Monument

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The richly diverse volcanic landscape of El Malpais National Monument offers solitude, recreation, and discovery. There’s something for everyone here. Explore cinder cones, lava tube caves, sandstone bluffs, and hiking trails. While some may see a desolate environment, people have been adapting to and living in this extraordinary terrain for generations. Known as “the badlands” […]

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Planning Guide For RV Travel In Canada

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RVing in Canada is gaining in popularity as an affordable vacation. The scale and grandeur of this incredible country must be seen to be appreciated. Canada is a country that once visited, creates memories that last a lifetime. Canada is a major RV travel destination renowned for its vast natural landscapes and stunning scenery. America’s […]

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Gettysburg National Military Park: A New Birth of Freedom

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The Battle of Gettysburg was a major turning point in the Civil War, the Union victory that ended General Robert E. Lee’s second and most ambitious invasion of the North. Often referred to as the “High Water Mark of the Rebellion”, Gettysburg was the Civil War’s largest battle. It was also the bloodiest single battle […]

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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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