Los Angeles

Photo: Ron Reiring, Dodger Stadium (Some rights reserved) Los Angeles is the cultural, financial, and commercial center of Southern California. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/ujeCRdse3jH5Tjo78 AppsShakeAlertLA Earthquake Early Warning Photos Nearby Parks Planeta.com

Petrified Forest National Park

Photo: Scott Williams/NPS, Buttes and Petrified Wood (Some rights reserved) Attention paleo tourism fans, Petrified Forest National Park features one of the best deposits of Late Triassic fossils, badlands, grassland, and more than 10,000 years of human history. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/8p4EUaBgyijRCohn9 Key Linksnps.gov/[email protected] Stray Observations Arizona does not observe Daylight Saving Time. In the summer the …

Duluth, Minnesota

Photo: Sharon Mollerus, Canal Park (Some rights reserved) Duluth has been called “The Air-Conditioned City” because of the summertime cooling effect of Lake Superior. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/Gt3kZ6fQWmmhHM1P7 Elsewhere on the Webduluthnewstribune.com – @duluthnewswdio.com – @wdiowirtVisit Duluth – @visitduluthDuluth Mountain Bike TrailsDuluth LakewalkDuluth Natural Areas ProgramsCity of Duluth Parks and RecreationHartley Nature CenterCanal Park Planeta.com

Nevada Sagebrush

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) The Nevada Sagebrush Ecosystem Program is a collaborative, multi-disciplinary program established to protect and enhance the sagebrush landscape. The sagebrush ecosystem, in addition to being home for much of the state’s plants and wildlife, is an integral part of Nevada’s culture and economy. The ecosystem program is focused on providing …

Tulsa

Photo: Becky Mccray, Tulsa Driller (Some rights reserved) Tulsa is the second-largest city in the state of Oklahoma and is located on the Arkansas River between the Osage Hills and the foothills of the Ozark Mountains. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/7VkozRna6XYFgaHQ6 Bob Dylan Center116 East Reconciliation Waybobdylancenter.com25 Fun Things to Seek Out at the Bob Dylan Center: His …

National Train Day

Photo: National Park Service, Golden Spike National Historic Site (Some rights reserved) Second Saturday in May in the USA Hashtag: #NationalTrainDay Wikipedia: National Train Day was a holiday started by Amtrak in 2008 as a method to spread information to the general public about the advantages of railway travel and the history of trains in …

Henderson, Nevada

Photo Ron Mader, Arts Festival (Some rights reserved) Henderson is located in the foothills south of Las Vegas. Incorporated in 1953, Henderson is the second largest city in Nevada, known for its parks, biking and hiking trails and master-planned communities. Henderson is certified Playful City USA. Natural WorldAmong our favorite city parks in the world: …

Las Vegas’ City Parks and Nearby Natural Wonders

Photo: Ron Mader, Wetlands Park (Some rights reserved) Welcome to the Mojave Desert. Las Vegas has both oasis-like escapes and more natural desert lands. There’s something for everyone if you know where and when to look. Among our favorites:Clark County WetlandsRed Rock CanyonClark County Sunset ParkPittman Wash We still have to visit Sloan Canyon and …

Nimiipuu = Nez Perce

Indigenous Peoples The Nez Perce people call themselves Nimi’ipuu, which means the “real people” or “we the people.” nezperce.org: The Nimiipuu people have always resided and subsisted on lands that included the present-day Nez Perce Reservation in north-central Idaho. Today, the Nez Perce Tribe is a federally recognized tribal nation with more than 3,500 citizens. …