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Get Lost Along a Majestic, Mountainous Coastline

Washington's Olympic National Park is home to such stunning, unique landscapes that it's been designated a World Heritage Site.<p><b>Location:</b> Washington<b><br>Established:</b> June 29, 1938<b><br>Size:</b> 922,000 acres<p>Encompassing 1,441 square miles of the Olympic Peninsula, Olympic National Park invites visitors to explore …

Gates of the Arctic National Park

<b>Location: Alaska<br>Established: December 2, 1980<br>Size: 8,500,000 acres</b><p>"The view from the top gave us an excellent idea of the jagged country toward which we were heading. The main Brooks Range divide was entirely covered with snow. Close at hand, only about ten miles to the north, was a precipitous …

Explore the Largest Sand Dunes in North America

<b>Location: Colorado<br>Established: September 13, 2004<br>Size: 149,137 acres</b><p>Visitors to the Great Sand Dunes experience an undeniable sense of wonder, just as happens in so many of our most spectacular national parks. In contrast to the sudden shock of walking to the rim of the Grand Canyon, though, or …

Redwood National Park

<b>Location: California<br>Established: October 2, 1968<br>Size: 131,983 acres, including 3 state parks</b><p>Sometimes, when the morning fog caresses the great trees, you can imagine the past flowing through the long, misty shadows … Vast redwood forests flourishing across a lush and humid North America … After the …

Big Trees and Big Canyons Amaze in This Wild National Park

In addition to sequoias and gorges, California's Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks also contain the point furthest from a road in the lower 48.<p><b>Location: California<br>Sequoia: Established September 25, 1890<br>Kings Canyon: Established March 4, 1940<br>Size: 865,964 acres</b><p>Bigness—big trees and big …

Theodore Roosevelt National Park

<b>Location: North Dakota<br>Established: November 10, 1978<br>Size: 70,447 acres</b><p>Theodore Roosevelt is unique among the scenic parks in that it preserves not only an extraordinary landscape but also the memory of an extraordinary man. It honors the president who probably did more for the National Park System …

Virgin Islands National Park

<b>Location: U.S. Virgin Islands<br>Established: August 2, 1956<br>Size: 15,135 acres</b><p>High green hills dropping down to enchanting turquoise bays, white powdery beaches, coral reefs, and ruins that evoke an era of sugar and a tragic period of slavery all find protection on St. John, one of about a hundred …

Greetings from Yellowstone National Park

To me this image says it all… a girl and her dog on the open road, smiling from one National Park to another. This is Hazel, and she and I spent 2 …

Yosemite Nation

Exploring Tennessee’s Extensive Civil War History

The heritage of the Civil War and Reconstruction Era is deeply ingrained in Tennessee, and in 1996, Congress designated the entire state as a …

Summer Trip to Yosemite - Hiking, Wildflowers, Rocks, and More

Treetops Home By Bruce Rickard Blends Rustic Elements With Modern Design

Located in Cottage Point and designed by the late architect Bruce Rickard, the Treetops home is all about perfect synergy with its surroundings. The …

http://www.homedsgn.com/2013/07/07/kohout-residence-by-knowles-blunck-architecture/ Kohout Residence by Knowles Blunck Architecture

We love: The antique copper lanterns in this California study. http://elld.cr/6036ZIe4

15 Easy Upgrade Ideas For Your House

Is your house ready for a change? Get inspired with these easy and unique updates you can make to your space.<p>1. Paint a piece of furniture Kool-Aid purple.<p>2. Collect seashells to embellish a fireplace surround.<p>3. Hang a wind chime inside the house where it can catch a breeze.<p>4. Set up an outdoor …

WIRED Space Photo of the Day 2013 | WIRED

Jan. 19, 2014: Solar X-Flare<p>The largest sunspot group of the solar cycle unleashed a large (X1.2 class) flare just when it was facing right towards …

March 2012

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