Grand Canyon National Park

Photo: Ron Mader, View from Imperial Point (Some rights reserved) Grand Canyon National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, encompasses 1,218,375 acres and lies on the Colorado Plateau in the state of Arizona. It was one of the first national parks created in the United States. The canyon is 277 miles (446 kilometers) long, ranges in …

C-SPAN

Logo Wikipedia: C-SPAN an acronym for Cable-Satellite Public Affairs Network – c-span.org – is an American cable and satellite television network that was created in 1979 by the cable television industry as a public service. C-SPAN televises many proceedings of the United States federal government, as well as other public affairs programming. Key Linksc-span.orgTV NetworksAmerican …

Glacier National Park

Photo: Jacob W Frank, Snow shoes (Some rights reserved) With more than 700 miles of trails, Glacier National Park is a hiker’s paradise for adventurous visitors seeking wilderness and solitude. Hop on the Island Explorer Key Linksnps.gov/[email protected] FYI Montana’s Glacier National Park now has only 26 glaciers, versus 150 in 1910. Prediction: zero by 2030. …

Three Rivers Festival

Poster Fort Wayne, Indiana – Three Rivers Festival – threeriversfestival.org – is the city’s biggest summer party since 1969. Highlights include a parade, a bed race, a running race, heaps of junk food, guided tours of the historic Three Rivers Water Filtration Plant, and sometimes bike valet service. The festival is an annual tradition and begins …

Albuquerque = Beeʼeldííl Dahsinil

Photo: John Fowler, Watermelon Mountain (Some rights reserved) Albuquerque (Diné: Beeʼeldííl Dahsinil) is the most populous city in New Mexico and is located at the base of the Sandia Mountains along the banks of the Rio Grande River. It is 64 miles (100 kilometers) south of state capital Santa Fe. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/mhnCSo85MuvxVMGa8 Favorite PlacesFrontier Restaurant, …

National Finals Rodeo

Logo The Wrangler National Finals Rodeo is the richest and most prestigious rodeo in the world. It is the culmination of the rodeo season where the top 15 contestants in bareback riding, steer wrestling, team roping, saddle bronc riding, tie-down roping, barrel racing and bull riding compete to take home top honors and their share …

Oklahoma

Photo: Sheila Scarborough, Chickasaw Warrior (Some rights reserved) Oklahoma is bordered to the north by Colorado and Kansas, on the south by Texas, on the east by Missouri and Arkansas and on the west, by New Mexico. Google Maps Indigenous Peoples Features Cities Planeta.com

North Carolina

Photo: Ron Mader, Civil War Cemetery (Some rights reserved) North Carolina borders South Carolina and Georgia to the south, Tennessee to the west, and Virginia to the north. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/gxb63JGbMtgsSzJp8 Cities Features Planeta.com

Mississippi

Photo: Jennifer Cowley, Gulf Islands National Seashore (Some rights reserved) Mississippi is bordered on the north by Tennessee, on the east by Alabama, on the south by Louisiana and a narrow coast on the Gulf of Mexico, and on the west, across the Mississippi River, by Louisiana and Arkansas. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/vRffRJRyHGtWXzRu5 Cities Planeta.com

Michigan

Photo: James Marvin Phelps, Battered (some rights reserved) Michigan is a state in the Great Lakes region of the Midwestern United States. The name Michigan is the French form of the Ojibwe word mishigamaa, meaning “large water” or “large lake”. Lansing is the capital and Detroit is Michigan’s largest city. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/vGmHD4jLG2MGdfzJ8 Cities Planeta.com