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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 in the United States? So the NPS declared…

Adventure U.S. Walking

Exploring Boston’s Literary District

Exploring Boston’s Literary District was a dream come true when I returned to Boston for my “Now Vaccinated!” vaca from Washington DC. As an English major in college, I was always obsessed with 19th-century female novelists. They blazed the…

Downtown Bar Harbor_Shore Walk
Adventure U.S. Walking

Exploring DownTown Bar Harbor in Maine

Downtown Bar Harbor, Maine melds two worlds—island beach retreat and wilderness getaway. Once a summer colony for America’s richest families, Bar Harbor boasts millionaires’ mansions on West Street. Now families flock to stay at the 5-star hotels and inns…

Chincoteague Town features a small town island experience.
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10 Fun Attractions in Chincoteague Town

Exploring Chincoteague town in Virginia is my post-pandemic escape in May. The island features a historic Main Street, wharf-side restaurants, a wildlife refuge, and a national seashore. Plus it is the home of Misty the Pony! If you are…

Glenstone seamlessly integrates art, architecture, and landscape.
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Museums in Maryland: Escaping to Glenstone Museum

A search for museums in Maryland will lead to a surprising discovery. You can find an “oasis of art” in suburbia. Glenstone Museum is located in affluent Montgomery County, Maryland. It marries landscape architecture, outdoor sculpture, and gallery art. Glenstone…

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Free Things To Do in Clearwater, Florida

You’ll be surprised at the free things to do in Clearwater . . . even during a pandemic. I chose Clearwater after an exhaustive search of beach towns on the West Coast of Florida due to its proximity to…

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Winterthur Historic Home Tour in Delaware

A historic home tour to Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library may be a temporary cure for my pandemic woes. It is known worldwide for its preeminent collection of American decorative arts, naturalistic gardens and research library. So I head…

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Philadelphia City Tour

My Philadelphia city tour clearly showed the city deserved its moniker as “City of Sisterly Love.” It offered me history, art and the best tomato pie on my recent trip. Frankly, I never even thought about making a trip…