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Denver, Colorado Travel Guide

Have you ever visited Denver, Colorado and its surrounding area? If not, I definitely recommend that you visit the area soon. Denver is the biggest city in the state of Colorado, and it has one of the largest populations in the state as well at almost 635,000 people. The metropolitan area has nearly 2.6 million people, and it is the 21st largest metropolitan area in the United States. Denver is also one of the highest cities in the U.S., with it sitting 5,280 feet above sea level. It is nicknamed the Mile High City for this reason. How is the weather like in the Denver area? There are four different seasons in the Denver area. The city experiences a lot of snow in the winter…
5 Reasons You Should Visit Memphis, Tennessee - 5.0 out of 5 based on 1 vote
Recently, we had close family members move to Memphis, Tennessee. Since that time, we have been thinking more and more about moving to Memphis to be closer to them and to also experience this awesome city. If you don't currently live in Memphis, I definitely recommend making a trip there - whether it be a week long vacation or if you just make a weekend trip out of it. Memphis, Tennessee has a population of approximately 650,000. It is the largest city in Tennessee, and the 20th largest city in the U.S. Memphis is known as a tri-state area, as the metropolitan area includes the states of Tennessee, Arkansas and Mississippi. The metropolitan area has a population of approximately 1,300,000. Here are 5 different reasons…

Visiting Panama City Beach, Florida

Panama City Beach in the state of Florida is a great vacation destination in the United States. It has warm weather, blue water and almost 30 miles of white sandy beaches. The town is so amazing that I am even thinking about living there one day. Panama City Beach is a small beach town located on Florida panhandle along the Gulf of Mexico. It has a year-round population of approximately 12,000 people, but the city hosts almost seven million tourists each year. It's known as a spring break destination for young adults and those who attend college. Each year over 100,000 students have their spring break in Panama City Beach. However, when it's not spring break, the town is a very family friendly vacation destination.…

The Top 10 U.S. National Parks

The Top 10 U.S. National Parks - 5.0 out of 5 based on 2 votes
You might believe that people flock to the US to take in the sights and sounds of big cities like New York, Chicago, and Las Vegas, but there are millions more who make the trip to see some of the most beautiful natural scenery in the world. We are of course talking about the National Parks that dot the countryside from coast to coast. Let’s take a look at 10 of the most popular National Park destinations in the United States.   1. Death Valley National Park Death Valley Dunes                                                                      …

Oak Alley Plantation

The Oak Alley Plantation is located in the New Orleans area, in Vacherie, Louisiana. It is considered one of the most photographed plantation estates in Louisiana and is a listed National Historic Landmark. It gets its name from the quarter mile avenue lined with oak trees which leads from the Mississippi River up to the main house. The plantation was established in 1839 to grow sugar cane and it covers 25 acres. Visitors can use an interactive map to take a self-guided tour of the grounds. The house is built in the Greek-Revival style with an impressive colonnade of 28 free-standing Doric columns on all four sides of the building. Inside there are hardwood floors, dazzling chandeliers, high ceilings, beautiful architectural features and historic furniture.…
It's Amazing What You Can Do With 3,144 Bicycles - 4.0 out of 5 based on 2 votes
That's how many bikes it took world famous Chinese artist and political activist Ai Weiwei to create "Forever Bicycles," this incredible art installation outdoors at Nathan Phillips Square in Toronto, Canada. This tremendous sculpture was the centerpiece of Nuit Blanche, an annual art exhibition sponsored by Scotiabank in Toronto. The 2013 exhibit featured more than 60 independent art projects and three curated shows -- but the piece that stole all the attention was the three-dimensional, three-story tall labyrinth made of bicycles. Bicycles are the usual means of transportation in China. And to create this monument to China's most popular bicycle, (translated from Chinese, the brand name "Yong Jiu" literally means "Forever Bicycles") the identical bikes had to travel across the Pacific Ocean in thousands of…

Tidal Basin, Washington DC

Are you planning to take a trip?  Do you want to go somewhere different from anywhere else you’ve ever been? Do you want to go someplace that is full of history?  Have you ever thought about taking a trip to the place where politics is king? Did you want to see the Smithsonian Museum or be able to see the famous White House?  Wondering what else Washington, DC has to offer? Have you ever heard of the Tidal Basin? Here is more information on why the Tidal Basin has to be a stop you make while taking a tour of Washington, DC. What is the Tidal Basin:  Sometimes when a river or other body of water gets too much water in it and might flood,…
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