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Statue Of Liberty National Monument

In honor of the Union's defeat of slavery and the Confederate south, France gifted the United States with a colossal neoclassical statue. Her real name…

Other Islands of Acadia National Park

I well knew Acadia National Park's core resided on Mount Desert Island through several travel articles and nature documentaries. I discovered the Schoodic Penninsula district…

Schoodic Peninsula of Acadia National Park

Before we arrived at Acadia National Park back in the Summer of 2017, I sat at a pretty little cafe just outside of Yarmouth researching…

Quiet Side of Acadia National Park

For our next foray into Acadia National Park, we set our sites to the west side of Mount Desert Island. Also appreciated as the Quiet…

Eastside of Acadia National Park

I once read a quote about Acadia National Park: "You can fish with one hand and sample blueberries from a wind-stunted bush with the other."…

Marsh – Billings – Rockefeller National Historical Park

All our knowledge of Vermont came from fleeting passages in a lengthy lecture series of American History. I think 30 minutes in total was covered…

Boston National Historical Park

Boston. Beantown. City on a Hill. The Athens of America. The Cradle of Liberty. So many nicknames for this one city in the state of…

Niagara Falls Maid of the Mist

Before I see Niagra Falls, I hear a deep distant roar. We make our way to the railing and my mouth drops open to let…

Cuyahoga Valley National Park: Hale Farm & Village

In 1810, Jonathan Hale arrived in Bath Township as the first legal settler on the Western Reserve. Like many settlers, he came to build a…

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad

I've always believed that a fun way to learn history is through the experience of riding a train. There‚Äôs something antiquated yet charming about riding…

Driving Tour of Cuyahoga Valley National Park

The Cuyahoga River burned 13 times since 1868. Before Cuyahoga Valley became a national park, numerous industrial plants occupied the area, and for a hundred…

Cumberland Gap National Historical Park

Near the junction Kentucky, Virginia, and Tennessee and within the Appalachian Mountains, lies an area well-traveled by Native Americans centuries before European settlers arrived in…

Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial

Following part of the Lincoln Heritage Trail, we drive two hours to Abraham Lincoln's third home in Indiana. The Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial marks the…

Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park

When we're on the road our choice for entertainment isn't music, but history lessons from Audible.com. So when we visit a National Monument or National…

Best Cave Tours of Mammoth Cave

After writing a lengthy article on "How to Visit Mammoth Cave National Park," I feel that I should make suggestions as to which cave tours…

How to Visit Mammoth Cave National Park

Mammoth Cave National Park offers over 20 Ranger-led tours, most underground and a few above ground. Selecting which tour to go on can be a…

Airstream Zip Dee Awning Repair

When we purchased our Airstream we got a good deal by buying one ordered by another customer who backed out of the deal. Lucky for…

Stories of Mammoth Cave National Park

I must be honest although Mammoth Cave National Park holds the title of longest cave in the world, it is not as dramatic or as…

Easy Hikes of Great Smoky Mountains

During our stay in the Great Smoky Mountains, I had the unfortunate luck of getting sick with some kind of stomach bug. I was down…

Waterfalls of Great Smoky Mountains

The Great Smoky Mountains is blessed with two essential ingredients for the creation of waterfalls: abundant rainfall and elevation gradient. An average of 85 inches…