13 Fabulous Reasons to Visit Winston-Salem, North Carolina

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There are so many great places to visit in North Carolina that it might be tough to decide on where to plan your next NC trip. While I started my love affair with North Carolina over a decade ago by going on an annual pilgrimage to cute Outer Banks towns and beaches, over the past few years I’ve spent a … Read more

National Parks in Virginia

National Parks in Virginia

Appalachian National Scenic Trail The historic Appalachian National Scenic trail cuts through fourteen states in the eastern U.S.A including New Hampshire, Maine, Vermont, Massachusetts, Georgia, Maryland, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina, and Tennessee. Popularly also known as the A.T., the trail is over 2,000 miles long. The Appalachian National … Read more

National Parks in Vermont

National Parks in Vermont

Appalachian National Scenic Trail The idea of the Appalachian Trail was conceived in 1921 and fully birthed in 1937. It’s a 2,180 miles long trail across major valleys of the Appalachian Mountains. The trail travels through 14 states in the United States of America. The states are; Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, … Read more

National Parks in Pennsylvania

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Allegheny Portage Railroad Located in southwestern Pennsylvania and about 12 miles from Altoona, Allegheny Portage Railroad is the first-ever railroad to be constructed over the Allegheny Mountains. The railroad which till today remains an industrial wonder functioned from 1834 to 1854. The railroad played a huge part in influencing and advancing the American trade market … Read more

National Parks in Rhode Island

National Parks in Rhode Island

Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park Often referred to as the birthplace of the American Industrial Revolution, Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park is the place where America’s first textile mill (Slater Mill) was built. Blackstone River was chosen as the power source or the mill due to the convergence of all the right conditions … Read more

National Parks in Massachusetts

National Parks in Massachusetts

1.    Adams National Historical Park This historical park, formerly the Adams National Historic Site is located in Quincy, Massachusetts. The Park was established to preserve the residence of former United States presidents John Adams and John Quincy Adams. Other notable people who lived here include Charles Francis Adams, Henry Adams, and Brooks Adams. The Park … Read more

National Parks in New Jersey

National Parks in New Jersey

Appalachian National Scenic Trail The Appalachian National Scenic Trail passes through New Jersey, and it makes the perfect spot for every hiker. This 72-mile trail starts from Delaware Water Gap and stretches along the Kittatinny Ridge to High Point along the New York Border. There are many amazing sights to catch and explore along this … Read more