6 Good Reasons to visit Fort Anne National Historic Site in Nova Scotia

Obviously, people have all sorts of reasons for visiting Canada’s National Parks and Historic Sites. That’s cool. I’m not a big history person though, so I need a little more than just the humdrum, “Umm.. 552 more words

Destinations

Chimney Rock and Scott's Bluff

This year’s adventure was to Rocky Mountain National Park.  It wasn’t as planned out and epic traveling as last venture to Glacier National Park via US Route 2.   235 more words

Roadtrip

Watching the ships roll in

Scenes at the Cape Cod Railroad Bridge, the railroad crossing for the Cape Cod Canal. Trains still use it though we were never able to catch one on it. 1,486 more words

Road Trip

Prarie Peacock

Wandering around Bent’s Old Fort National Historic Site near La Junta, Colorado I was not expecting to see this beautiful peacock roaming around. It was a pleasant surprise in the early morning light.

The Trading Post

Bent’s Old Fort, near what is now La Junta, Colorado, was above all things a trading post. I really like this recreated and re-outfitted room displaying the kinds of goods they would have had. 12 more words

Golden Spike National Historic Site

     After you drive down a long two-lane road across grasslands and nothingness, you reach Golden Spike National Historic Site. It is comprised of a visitor center and a railway behind the visitor center. 249 more words

Nicodemus School

This is the old schoolhouse at Nicodemus National Historic Site in Nicodemus, Kansas. This site interprets a western settlement formed by African Americans in the Reconstruction Period.