On the Net: A Breathtaking Look at Every U.S. National Park|Fodor’s Travel

You’ve obviously heard of Yellowstone and Yosemite, but did you know the National Park Service manages a whopping total of 59 parks? From coast to coast (with a couple of parks beyond those coasts), these protected areas represent the best of what this country has to offer. As writer Wallace Stegner said in 1893, “National … More On the Net: A Breathtaking Look at Every U.S. National Park|Fodor’s Travel

Free Friday: Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area

Another NO FEE place to visit in Georgia is Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area.    It’s near Atlanta and a popular attraction during the summer when visitors go tubing, boating, rafting, and canoeing.    Those with a Georgia fishing license may fish the whole year round.   Hubby and I stopped by the Visitor Center for … More Free Friday: Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area

Walk for Freedom 

I bawled my eyes out watching a film on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site in Atlanta, Georgia yesterday, February 14. The courage of the man is overwhelmingly inspiring. One of the exhibits at the MLK, Jr. NHS is the Walk for Freedom. It reminded me right … More Walk for Freedom 

Free Friday: George Washington Birthplace National Monument 

   The United States’ first President was born in Westmoreland County, Virginia in February 22, 1732. He lived there until he was 3 years old.    Later, he came back as a teenager. The National Park Service preserves George Washington’s Birthplace and visitors may visit for FREE. They may enjoy a tour of the house.    … More Free Friday: George Washington Birthplace National Monument 

Free Friday: Russell Cave National Monument 

Russell Cave is the 3rd longest mapped cave in Alabama. It is located near the city of Bridgeport.   The cave has a large main entrance.     It was used as a shelter by prehistoric Indians from before 1000BCE through European colonization.        Russell Cave National Monument is open all year long. There are NO FEES … More Free Friday: Russell Cave National Monument