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All the National Parks I Visited in 2016

The United States National Park System has a lot of great parks, historic sites, and natural wonders that encompass it. Last January, I bought an annual National Park pass for $80 and got my money’s worth. Here are all twenty one (!) National Park system sites I visited last year using my National Park pass: 1) Antietam National Battlefield Antietam National Battlefield in Antietam, Maryland was the first battlefield I remember visiting. It is an eerie and sad experience to visit the site where so many people lost their lives at such a young age. Monuments of US States’ regimens Read More

Valley of Fire State Park, Nevada

Since today it is 3 degrees outside, I’m writing about warmer, sunnier days past and the last stop on our whirlwind Western United States National Park roadtrip. Valley of Fire State Park is not (obviously) a national park but it was one of my favorite campsites during our month-long travels. Valley of Fire State Park is about 90 minutes outside of Las Vegas. Since we were flying in/out of Las Vegas, we figured this would be a good place to camp for the last night before turning in our Jucy campervan and flying back to Baltimore. Camping Our very last Read More