Travels in America

 

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Our goal is to SHARE and INSPIRE.

Travel America 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.

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.

Mt Rushmore

USS Alabama

The Blue Whale – Catoosa, Oklahoma

This was one of our favorite stops. It is a popular roadside attraction along the infamous Route 66.   Not only is this a very picturesque spot but there is a lot of history behind it. Unfortunately due to prohibitive insurance costs, swimming is no longer allowed. An...

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Camel Rock, New Mexico

True be told we saw this across the street from the Camel Rock Casino. We were on our way to Santa Fe ran across this rock feature in Tesuque Pueblo Indian territory.   This area has been home for these Indians for a long time. Lots of history (and great views) here....

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Big Texan Steak Ranch – Amarillo, Texas

We have visited this restaurant twice now.  We passed through Amarillo, Texas on a couple of our trips now. Anyone who has passed through or been to Amarillo knows about the Big Texas Steak Ranch. It is a landmark in this area.   You just can't miss this place. If you...

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Grand Canyon – South Rim Arizona

This is a place that everyone must visit at least once. It is not called "Grand" without reason. Pictures do not do justice to seeing it in person. Jan and I visited while on our move to Texas in early 2016. Pardon our lack of more pictures as Jan was not feeling well...

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Rocky Mountains – Continental Divide – Wolf Creek Pass

This blog has pictures from our travels along highway 160 through southern Colorado. This was during the fall of 2015.   There is not too much to write about as the pictures are the story.   The fall foliage was in full color during our ride.   Plenty of scenery all...

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Plano, Texas Balloon Festival

My wife and I had set our vacation plans to include the Albuquerque already when I learned of the Plano Balloon Festival which was happening the week before we were to leave. This was not too far from our home so I decided to go and get some practice in for the “big...

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Muhammad Ali memory

Quite some time ago (about 20 years or so) I drove up to San Francisco to get a photo with Muhammad Ali. I brought my kids with me so that they would have the opportunity to meet this man that I admired. He was not in great health even back then. I remember how...

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Sequoia National Park

On our way back from our wedding and honeymoon in Las Vegas we stopped by Sequoia National Park for a day trip. This was in July of 2007. The park is located in the southern region of the Sierra Nevada mountain range in California. The nearest cities are Fresno...

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Clear Lake, California Area

My wife Jan and I like to go to casinos when we get a chance. We particularly like to see new casinos. On our way back from visiting our kids we took a detour to visit the Clear Lake area of California. This was in December of 2013.   Since it was off-season there was...

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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

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

Amarillo, Texas

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, Alameda, California

Niagra Falls, New York

Winona, MN

Action Figure Museum, Pauls Valley, OK

Standin' on the Corner Winslow, Arizona

Garden of the Gods, Colorado Springs, CO

Ludlow, CO

Alliance, NE

Raton, New Mexico

Cripple Creek, Colorado

Gateway Arch - St Louis, MO

Huntsville, AL

Hot Springs, AR

Springfield, IL

Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center

Wytheville Water Tower

Great Sand Dunes National Park

Colorado Gators Reptile Park

UFO Watchtower, Colorado

Capulin Volcano National Park

Blue Ridge Parkway - Virginia

Eisenhower Birthplace Denison, Texas

Pensacola, Florida

Ludlow, Colorado

Disney Island, Oklahoma

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