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5 Luxury National Park Camping Lodges

Camping is a rite of passage for many Americans. Like apple pie, communing with the wilderness is a point of patriotic pride. America’s National Park System ensures that many of the most breathtaking locations remain undisturbed and pristine so that visitors can feel revitalized again and again by visiting crystal clear waters, hidden forest groves and the summits of snow-capped peaks.

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Celebrate First Day of Summer with Free Admission into U.S. National Parks on June 21, 2011

If you visit this blog often, you know I’m a big supporter of our country’s national parks. Although admission is already a bargain, the U.S. National Park Service will be celebrating the beginning of summer with free admission into National Parks on Tuesday, June 21, 2011. Find the list of participating national parks by state […]

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Remembering the ’95-’96 Government Shutdown

If you’ve been living under a news-free rock, there’s talk of a federal government shutdown which would be really, really bad for the country. If it happens and the same agencies who were impacted during the ’95-’96 shutdown are closed, the tourism industry is going to take another economic hit along with other sectors of […]

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Vacation in Dominica to Explore and Relax

A destination offering national parks with miles of hiking, a rain forest and a natural boiling lake is my kind of getaway and a vacation in Dominica fits the bill. Honestly, I had no idea I could find something like this in the Caribbean. My friends from the Commonwealth of Dominica, “The Nature Island,” have […]

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President Bill Clinton, Derby & National Parks

Think I’ll be able to stretch my wings after this weekend when the workload releases me physically and mentally. Perhaps I’ll be able to take this blog in the direction I’ve intended. Maybe I’ll return to roller derby practice. We’ll see.

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