Travels in America

 

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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

Ludlow Memorial Monument – Ludlow, Colorado

We were actually drawn to this area by the “ghost town” of Ludlow and found this monument.   One of the dark days of American history here when in 1914 striking miners were massacred by the company they were striking against.   The victims...

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The Toy & Action Figure Museum – Pauls Valley, OK

If you would like to find your childhood again, this is the place to start. The Toy & Action Figure Museum in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma. It is approximately one hour south of Oklahoma City off of I-35.     If you cannot find the toys that you played with as...

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OK-KS-MO Tri State Marker

We found this little gem down the road from the Downstream Casino in Oklahoma. The casino is an interesting map item as the parking lot is in Kansas while the casino is in Oklahoma.     To find the marker just turn down this mysterious looking gravel road...

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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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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

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