Travels in America

 

Come see America through our eyes.

Vacation with Us

We will travel within the 48 states in search of landmarks, museums, points of interest, or whatever you and our members find interesting. Then we publish an article with photos and blog about our experiences.

 

 

 

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Veteran's and National Memorials

As part of our travels we want to honor our military by documenting any Veteran’s Memorials that we find along the way. We will also be including National Memorials as well.

 

 

 

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Mt Rushmore

USS Alabama

USS Alabama – Part 1 The Battleship

While on our drive to Florida I saw that we were passing by this magnificent battleship and made it a point to stop and visit. We arrived early on a November morning and paid our $2.00 for parking. This is just an awesome site to see. There is so much history here...

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Honoring All Veterans Memorial – Richfield, MN

On my way back to the Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport I made an effort to stop by this memorial.     The memorial is located in Veterans Park, Richfield, Minnesota. This is in the northwest corner of the airport. I was a bit surprised by the...

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Bass Pro Shops Pyramid – Memphis, TN

Driving along highway 40 heading to Washington DC, we could not help but see this massive pyramid that stands out among the other nearby buildings. Upon a little more looking we noticed that there was an observation deck near the top. This made it a must stop on our...

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District of Columbia War Memorial – Washington DC

Tucked away slightly off of the Mall is this memorial to those who lost their lives from the District of Columbia.     The dedication to those from this area who served and died as a result.   One of the many list of names of those that served. More in...

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial – Washington DC

I believe that this is the most personal memorial along the Washington Mall. I apologize for not completely covering all of the names on the wall. One of the features that makes this very personal – but difficult to photograph – is the reflective nature of...

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Centennial Land Run Monument – Oklahoma City, OK

We found this monument to the land run (or rush) of 1889. It is an amazing collection of 45 statues replicating a group of settlers on a run for unassigned lands that occurred on April 22, 1889. People were racing to stake a claim on these lands.     This...

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Lincoln Memorial – Washington DC

No sightseeing trip to Washington DC is complete without a visit to the Lincoln Memorial. This is one of the largest memorials in the DC mall area. My largest regret is that I had limited time here and rushed through seeing this memorial. Even in the short time here...

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Confederate Soldiers Memorial – Nashville, TN

While traveling through Centennial Park in Nashville, Tennessee we found this simple statue dedicated to the soldiers who fought and died in the Civil War.     The names of these Confederate Soldiers are listed above.   For more information about this...

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Foamhenge Near Natural Bridge, Virginia

A quick note here about its location. We were here in July, 2016. According to the websites listed at the end the site was dismantled in August, 2016 and is currently being installed at Cox Farms in Centreville, VA. It is due to debut later this year (2017)....

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We explore America and bring you our experiences through pictures and articles. Our site is relatively new and as such we are still modifying it as we progress. We would like to get feedback from you so that we can bring you the types of interesting places that you would like to see. Let us know what you like, don’t like, and what topics of interest you would like to see from us. We would love to hear from you!

Click on a map pin, below, to see where we have been so far…

Dallas, Texas

San Jose, CA

Texas Welcome Center and WWII Memorial

Golden Gate Bridge

Albuquerque, New Mexico

Rio Grande Gorge Bridge

Biloxi, MS

Four Corners Monument

Klamath Falls, OR

Las Vegas, NV

Grand Canyon, AZ

Big Texan Steak Ranch

Lake Tahoe, Nevada

Wichita, Kansas

Dodge City, Kansas

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Shreveport, Louisiana

Santa Cruz , California

Painted Desert / Petrified Forest National Park

Durango, Colorado

Wolf Creek Pass

Tulsa, Oklahoma

Rogers, Arkansas

Fantastic Caverns, Missouri

Fort Smith, Arkansas

Branson, Missouri

Clear Lake, California

Pueblo, Colorado

Camel Rock, New Mexico

Sequioa National Park

Half Moon Bay, California

Virginia Safari Park - Virginia

Mt Rushmore South Dakota

Crazy Horse Monument South Dakota

Virginia Natural Bridge Park

National Museum of the Marine Corps - Washington DC

Washington Monument - Washington DC

Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum - Denver, CO

Hill City, South Dakota

Bass Pro Shop, Memphis, TN

The Parthenon, Nashville, TN

Golden Spike Tower, North Platte, NE

Wind Cave National Park, East Custer, South Dakota

Texarkana

The Salt Palace Museum and Visitors Center

!st Monday Trade Days - Canton, TX

Walt Disney World

St Augustine, Florida

USS Alabama

Florida Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Daytona Beach, Florida

Kings Mountain Art Fair

USS Hornet

Niagra Falls

Winona, MN

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