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5 Amazing American National Parks Posted by on Sep 29, 2017

5 Amazing American National Parks

Summer is over and kids have all gone back to school. Although fall is here and the weather is getting cooler, that doesn’t mean the outdoor fun has to end. As a matter of fact, this is a great time to get out and enjoy America’s national parks. The crowds are much smaller, and you’ll…

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Great American Cities – Denver Posted by on Oct 12, 2016

After exploring the Pacific Northwest in Seattle, Portland, and Bend, we’re headed to the Rocky Mountains and the great city of Denver. Name – The city’s name was chosen at the time to honor the governor of the Kansas Territory where it was located. His name was James W. Denver. The founder of Denver hoped…

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Great American West Coast Road Trip Posted by on Jul 29, 2015

Over the past year, we’ve been talking about American national parks and some of the USA’s great cities, such as New York, Washington D.C., and Boston. Today we will combine these two to talk about something else that is a very American summer tradition – a road trip. A road trip is usually a long…

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Mountain chains in the USA Posted by on Feb 3, 2015

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The United States is a large country, filled with impressive geography, from mountains to valleys, forests and deserts, rivers and prairies. In this post, and another post this week, I am going to write more about the mountains and rivers that make up America’s landscape. These geographical features that I will be writing about are…

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American National Parks Wrap-Up Posted by on Oct 20, 2014

Zion NP

Over the past few months, we’ve been exploring some of America’s most famous national parks here on the English blog. I hope you’ve had fun reading the posts and watching the videos, because I’ve sure had a good time making them. Visiting some of the national parks should be high atop anyone’s list if traveling…

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Rocky Mountain National Park Video Tour Posted by on Aug 5, 2014

Take a short video tour of the amazing Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado, including a few trails, some viewpoints, and a couple of beautiful lakes. The written post from last month can be found here for more information about the Rockies. “Rocky Mountain national park is located in Colorado. Our trip begins at the…

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Rocky Mountain National Park Posted by on Jul 29, 2014

Name:  Rocky Mountain National Park Year Established: 1915 Location: Colorado, USA Season: Open year-round. Visitor Center hours vary by season. Cost: $20 for private vehicle, $10 for motorcycles, cyclists and hikers (good for 7 days) Accommodation:  There are only a few campgrounds inside the park. Nearby communities offer guest houses and hotels. Brief Description: Rocky Mountain National Park has elevations…

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