Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

Photo: Joe Ross (Some rights reserved) Albuquerque, New Mexico – Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta – balloonfiesta.com – is held annually at Balloon Fiesta Park. 2022 marks 50 years for the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. Dates: October 1-9. “An event like no other.” Hashtag: #balloonfiesta According to Balloon Fiesta officials, more than 872 balloon pilots applied …

Mount Rainer

Photo: NPS, Lupine Meadow (Some rights reserved) Mount Rainier National Park encompasses 235,625 acres on the west-side of the Cascade Range, and is located about 100 kilometers (50 miles) southeast of the Seattle-Tacoma metropolitan area. Mount Rainier National Park is approximately 97 percent wilderness and 3 percent National Historic Landmark District and receives approximately 2 …

Death Valley National Park

Photo: Death Valley (Some rights reserved) Death Valley National Park is located in California and Nevada east of the Sierra Nevada, occupying a transition zone between the Great Basin and Mojave deserts in the United States. Tupippuh Nummu means “Our Homeland” in the language of the Timbisha Shoshone, the native people of Death Valley. Timbisha is their name for the valley as well. The …

Brownsville, Texas

Photo: Diann Bayes, Sabal Palm Sanctuary (Some rights reserved) Spotlight on Brownsville Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/F7vLPYE2v4RvRjHd6 ElsewhereLennox Foundation Southmost Preserve Newsmyrgv.com – brownsville herald – @BrownsvilleNews Governmentbrownsvilletx.gov Nearby: South Texas Ecotourism Center501 W State Hwy 100, Laguna Vistagoo.gl/maps/t4dXC9pxjvfDytpW7stec-lv.orgFacebookYoutube WikipediaBrownsvilleMatamoros Planeta

Sooners

Photo: Anne W (Some rights reserved) Sooners = Name given to settlers who entered the Unassigned Lands in what is now the state of Oklahoma before the official start of the Land Rush of 1889. President Benjamin Harrison officially proclaimed the Unassigned Lands open to settlement on April 22, 1889. NicknamesIn 1908, the University of …

Silver City, New Mexico

Image: Steve Shook, Postcard (Some rights reserved) Gateway to the Gila National Forest, Silver City, New Mexico Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/KrA2jaBpHTaTbRwa9 Headlines3 Days in Silver City25 Reasons to Love Silver City Key Linkstownofsilvercity.org – Facebooksilvercity.org – Facebooksilvercitymainstreet.com – Facebook Tourism Portalsvisitsilvercity.org – Facebook Universitieswnmu.edu – @WNMU Gila National Forestfs.usda.gov/gila Elsewhere on the Webtownofsilvercity.org Silver City MainStreet is …

Fort Wayne Links

Fort Wayne flag What would locals like others know about Fort Wayne, Indiana? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesDowntown celebrated last glory daysCity makes November Native American Heritage monthMan Excited To Give Visiting Friends The Real Fort Wayne ExperienceKeeping fun afloatFloats get prepared for paradeimprovements-continue-for-city-parks-city-investsCity to create bike box to offer safe …

Henderson Discovery Park

Photo: Ron Mader, Discovery (Some rights reserved) Henderson’s Discovery Park is located at 2011 Paseo Verde Parkway. Key Linkscityofhenderson.com Google Maps ElsewhereFlickr iNaturalist765278927652650476525439 Embedded Tweets Nearby Planeta.com

Great Basin National Park

Photo: Great Basin National Park, Ridge North of Lexington Creek (Some rights reserved) Updating news and key links to Great Basin National Park located in northern Nevada. In 2022 the Lehman Caves celebrates its 100th anniversary as a protected area. Webinars hosted by Great Basin National Park Foundation take place the first Wednesday of the …