Shenandoah National Park (88 mi. from Washington DC). This 80,000-acre park, established in 1935, is best known for Skyline Drive, which follows the ridgeline of the Blue Ridge Mountains for 105 miles, from Front Royal to Waynesboro, Virginia. Seventy-five overlooks along the drive feature beautiful views of the Shenandoah Valley & River. With 500-plus miles of hiking trails, the vistas & nature sights are endless.

12 Great Hikes Near DC

Thanks to the National Park Service, our region has beautiful places to hike. Here are our favorite hikes near DC for every skill level.

The Independence Hall Association (IHA) was founded in 1942 to spearhead the creation of Independence National Historical Park. We are written into the enabling legislation of the Park and stand as an independent group of private concerned citizens overseeing and being consulted on matters concerning the Park.

This website will help you become knowledgeable about US history/social studies/geography

Insolite : quand le Front national propose illégalement des films sur son site

Insolite : quand le Front national propose illégalement des films sur son site

Front National, Les Film, Marines, Marine Le Pen, Films, Info, Macron, Les Misérables, Sombre

Rapport sur le métier d’enseignant : veut-on régler son compte à l’école ? | Mouvement Jeunes Communistes

Rapport sur le métier d’enseignant : veut-on régler son compte à l’école ? | Mouvement Jeunes Communistes

Tobacco Road. But there’s also sober history, from Wild-West Tombstone and Bonnie and Clyde’s death site, to the Dallas intersection where JFK was assassinated, to the streets of Selma, where the civil rights movement burst forth onto the nation’s front pages. Best of all, many of the most fascinating places along the way remain refreshingly free of the slick promotion that greets you in more-established tourist destinations. The relatively low profile of tourism here, and the fact that only…

Southern Pacific route map - July 2014 starting in Dallas going west. Will go the east part of the route later.

Visitors bask in a golden sunset at Dickey Ridge Visitor Shenandoah National Park

Shenandoah National Park Hiking Trails ~Visitors bask in a golden sunset at Dickey Ridge Visitor Center

Bandelier National Monument - Magma Cum Laude - AGU Blogosphere. "Many of the cliff dwellings used to have structures built in front of them, leaving the caves as back rooms.  Holes for the ceiling poles are still visible in the tuff, which is relatively soft and quite easy to hollow out."

One of the neat things about Los Alamos is that Bandelier National Monument is only a few minutes away. The volcanic tuff at Bandelier erup.

Harbor View Cottage, a downeast vacation rental in Cutler Harbor ...

Specialty shops and galleries line the streets of Bar Harbor,Maine tempting you with everything from handcrafted Maine items like tourmaline jewelry, maple syrup, and the works of local artists to must-have imports.

Ship, Ship! My kingdom for a Ship! (hmm, that doesn't sound quite...right...(?)) :D

Sailing Ship

mathilde aubier Ship in a bulb. Egon Schiele, Sailing ships in the waves-exciting water (the harbour of Trieste) - 1907 Art ships!

President Obama Declares The Future Must Not Belong to Practicing Christians | RedState

White House, Democratic Senate shuts down government’s AMBER Alert child-abduction site.

I absolutely LOVE this site.  I read it everyday!  Smithsonian Science | A Web site featuring highlights of the Smithsonian Institution’s scientific research in the fields of anthropology, astrophysics, conservation biology, geology, materials science, paleontology and zoology

The newest additions at the Reptile Discovery Center at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo are eight tentacled snakes, born Oct.

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