Tag Archive: Top 10

Jan 14

Top 10 Waterfalls in Minnesota

Famous for its lakes Minnesota’s waterfalls might get overlooked.  They shouldn’t.  With 100 or so named waterfalls Minnesota has not only a large quantity they also have a nice selection of quality cascades.  My wife and I are a bit of waterfall junkies.  Hearing the roaring water, trying to capture a silky-smooth picture, and enjoying …

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Apr 26

Top 10 Things to see or Do in Crater Lake National Park

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Crater Lake National Park is known for its rugged spectacular views and intense blue color of its famous lake.  A trip here takes real dedication.  It is kind of far from anywhere, which adds to its appeal.  Located in the south central part of Oregon.  It is the states only National Park and it is …

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Jan 05

Top 10 Albuquerque

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ABQ a city that we have visited many times as we have trekked out west.  It is fun a city, lots to see and do.  We enjoy Albuquerque probably more than we should.  One reason might be due to the fact there is not whole bunch of things to see on the way there. Western …

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May 25

Top 10 Things to do or see in Biscayne National Park

Sands Key Mangrove

95% of Biscayne National Park is underwater so be prepared to get wet if you want to make the most out of this National Park.  The northern part of Biscayne National Park is only a few miles from Miami so if you go to Miami to enjoy the nightlife leave some of the daytime to …

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Sep 30

Best State Parks in America

Iron Sights

As a child I used to hate going to state parks.  Why? Because they were just a run of the mill state park and a not a national park, if it was worth seeing it would be called a national park.  As an adult I still love going to national parks, but now I have saved a …

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Jul 31

Top 10 Scenic Drives in the United States

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A scenic drive is one of my favorite summer vacation traditions.  What better than taking one of the Top 10 Scenic Drives in the United States and loading up the family car and seeing an America’s byways and highways is great family bonding experience?  If your family is anything like mine usually a typical road …

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Jul 09

Top 10 Civil War Battlefields

Fort Gaines

A visit to a Civil War Battlefield is a great place to take history out of a book and make it come alive.  As a history teacher I find it exhilarating to actually see the places I teach about, but I am in to history.  Most people might find a visit to a historic place to be …

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Jun 11

Top 10 National Wildlife Refuges

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A visit to a National Wildlife Refuge is a great way to escape the summer crowds of America’s National Parks.  The wildlife refuges are often overlooked, but they can be scenic, filled with wildlife, have great hiking trails, and an excellent place to leave the crowds behind.  The great things about the National Wildlife Refuge …

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Jun 01

Top 10 Snorkel Beaches on Hawaii: Big Island Edition

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As the Great Plains heat up my mind starts to drift to the ocean and how we wish we were there.  One of our favorite vacations of all time was a 10 day stay to the Big Island of Hawaii.  Not as crowded as Oahu or Maui and just as beautiful.  In our minds the …

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May 17

Top 10 Waterfalls in the United States

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Waterfalls have always been a top pick to see wherever we travel.  My wife and I like the fact that all waterfalls are unique in their own way from height, setting, how difficult it is to travel to all play a part in a waterfall experience.   Like any top 10 list it is based on …

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