Category Archives: National Historic Landmark

Hearst Too Much!

Tuesday, October 25, 2022 We signed up for a tour of the Hearst Castle in San Simeon. There were several options, ranging from 1 – 2 hours in length. We opted for the Julia Morgan tour, two hours long, because … Continue reading

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Monday, September 21, 2021 We pulled into Gettysburg last night, and are lodging at an inn downtown on Lincoln Square, right next door to the house where President Lincoln stayed the night before giving his Gettysburg Address at the National … Continue reading

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Fun with PawPaw

Saturday, September 18, 2021 Like many others, we have been watching the COVID news to see if it’s still safe to attend events, or even if they will still be held. Optimistic, we ordered our tickets last month. We drove … Continue reading

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Newport, RI

Sunday, September 8, 2019 Today was a long drive from Lebanon, Vermont. We are staying at the Hydrangea House Inn in Newport, Rhode Island, located within walking distance of the harbor and many of Newport’s historic sites, including the iconic Newport … Continue reading

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Columbia River and Multnomah Falls

Friday, July 27, 2018 We originally planned to drive to southern Oregon today, to visit Crater Lake National Park. However, recent wildfires in the area made that option undesirable. Although the park remains open, the Park Service is recommending that … Continue reading

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Pipestone National Monument

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 It was so nice to sleep in this morning. Our first priority as we left Cheyenne was to find a car wash. Our car was so covered by dust that neither of us wanted to touch … Continue reading

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Battleships and Aviation

Thursday, December 15, 2016 We left New Orleans this morning, headed to Pensacola Beach. On the way, we stopped in Mobile where Mark and Dad visited the USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park, which has been home to the battleship since late … Continue reading

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