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    West Virginia Must-See: Blennerhassett Island State Park

    In the Ohio River, 2 miles west of Parkersburg, Weest Virginia A scenic 20-minute ride on a vintage 19th-century riverboat


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    For the Historian: Cashmere Pioneer Village in Washington

    600 Cotlets Way, Cashmere, Washington This museum and pioneer village traces life as it has been lived in this area


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    For the Nature Lover: Crex Meadows in Wisconsin

    102 E. Crex Ave., Grantsburg, Wisconsin Uncommonly beautiful and richly endowed with wildlife, this nature preserve ranks among the most


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    National Monument: Devils Tower in Wyoming

    Off Rte. 24 in Devils Tower, Wyoming About 60 million years ago, molten magma from the Earth’s core forced its


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    For the Nature Lover: Ginkgo Petrified Forest in Washington

    Exit 136 off I-90, Vantage, Washington Specimens from one of the world’s most spectacularly varied fossil forests can be seen


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    Fun Spot in Wisconsin: Madeline Island Museum

    2.5 miles from the city of Bayfield, on northern Wisconsin’s Apostle Islands, Wisconsin Just a short ferry ride from the


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    Must-See in Wyoming: Red Gulch Dinosaur Tracksite

    Big Horn County, near Lovell and near Greybull, respectively, Wisconsin Just up the road from Yellowstone National Park, Big Horn


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    Worth a Visit: Washington’s Red Hill Patrick Henry National Memorial

    1250 Red Hill Rd., Brookneal, Virginia After many years of public life as one of the Founding Fathers of our

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    For the History Buff: Steilacoom in Washington

    Pierce County, on the shores of Puget Sound, Washington Founded by a sea captain and officially established in 1854, Steilacoom


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    For the Nature Lover: West Virginia State Wildlife Center

    On Rte. 20S, French Creek, West Virginia At this well-kept parklike zoo you can see the wild animals and birds


    Calvin Coolidge State Historic Site in Vermont

    This presidential site is worth visiting while you're up North.


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    For a Spectacular Sunset: Utah’s Coral Pink Sand Dunes

    South of Mount Carmel Junction You will hear the sound of revving motors here, because the 2,000 acres of rolling


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    Cool Find in Utah: Dinosaur National Monument

    Quarry Area, off SR-149, 7 miles north of Jensen, UT; Canyon Area, US-40, 2 miles east of Dinosaur, CO., Utah


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    Vermont’s Groton State Forest for Nature Lovers

    West of Groton and Peacham, Vermont The nine recreation areas in this beautiful forest offer opportunities for a variety of


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    Worth a Visit: Virginia’s Museum of the Shenandoah Valley

    901 Amherst St., Winchester, Virginia Framed by the Blue Ridge and Allegheny mountains, the Shenandoah Valley is renowned for its


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    Hidden Gem in Virginia: Natural Chimneys Regional Park

    94 Natural Chimneys Ln., Mount Solon, Virginia Soaring above the surrounding plain, the chimneys are a strange remnant of a

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    Virginia’s Reedville Fishermen’s Museum

    504 Main St., Reedville, Virginia Overlooking a generous creek, this museum celebrates the maritime heritage of a proud historic town


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    Worth a Visit: Spiral Jetty in Utah

    15 miles southwest of Golden Spike National Historic Site, off Rte. 83. Directions available at the Golden Spike NHS Visitors


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    Worth a Visit: De Smet in South Dakota

    105 Olivet Ave., De Smet, South Dakota This is the Little Town on the Prairie made famous by Laura Ingalls


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    Texas’ Gladys Porter Zoo

    500 Ringgold St., Brownsville, Texas One of the most delightful open-plan zoos in the country sits on the border with


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    For the Whiskey Connoisseur: Jack Daniel’s Distillery in Tennessee

    182 Lynchburg Hwy., Lynchburg, Tennessee Here’s your chance for a spirited tour of one of America’s most famous distilleries. From

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    For the Music Lover: Loretta Lynn’s Ranch in Tennessee

    44 Hurricane Mills Rd., Hurricane Mills, Tennessee Loretta Lynn, one of country music’s best-known divas, is also a good businesswoman.


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    Fun Visit: Mindfield/West Tennessee Delta Heritage Center

    Brownsville, Tennessee At first glance Brownsville, in the heart of cotton country east of Memphis, might seem like other Delta


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    The Grand Canyon of Texas: Palo Duro Canyon State Park

    Twelve miles east of Canyon on Hwy. 217, Texas Calling Palo Duro Canyon “The Grand Canyon of Texas” is no


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    For the Nature Lover: Reelfoot Lake in Tennessee

    3120 State Rte. 213, Tiptonville, Tennessee A cataclysmic earthquake on February 7, 1812—perhaps the most violent ever to strike the


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    For Historians: South Dakota Cultural Heritage Center

    900 Governors Dr., Pierre, North Dakota South Dakota history, from the time of its early Native American cultures up through


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    North Dakota Cowboy Hall of Fame

    250 Main St., Medora, North Dakota Cowboys, Native Americans, horses, cattle drives, ranching, and rodeos are the subjects celebrated at