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    Lido Key

    Lido Key Sunrise

    I came in search of sea, sand, and sunshine. These three items are manufactured on Lido Key, a 15-acre island located 4.4 miles from Sarasota, Florida. There’s really nothing else to do here but be a shell seeker. But the lack of distractions—no art museums, botanical gardens, or theaters—was exactly what I wanted to find on Lido Key. When I needed food or shopping, I had only a half-hour walk through a quasi-residential neighborhood to reach St. Armand Circle. Main…

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    Orbiting Planet World Museum

    Orbiting Planet Word Museum doesn’t require a spacesuit or a spaceship. But you will be traveling to an out-of-this-world place when you visit Washington DC’s newest museum. Located in the historic…

  • Park Scrapbook: Acadia National Park
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    Park ScrapBook: NPS BIRTHDAY

    Create your personal Park Scrapbook (#ParkScrapbooks) by celebrating the 105th birthday of the National Park Service (NPS). Who doesn’t have a vivid memory of a wonderful day exploring a national park…

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    U.S. Botanic Gardens’ Anniversary

    To celebrate the U.S. Botanic Gardens’ anniversary in 2020, it commissioned a North Carolina artist to create a gigantic wooden “stickwork” sculpture—“O Say Can You See” —in Washington DC. The USBG…

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    Puppy Trek at the National Arboretum

    Take a puppy trek at the National Arboretum in Washington D.C. on the weekend—or enjoy a day off from work during the week—if you really love your canine. “Live. Laugh. Bark.”…