America’s Byways – US Scenic Roads 2021

America’s Byways – US Scenic Roads All the scenic and tourist routes compiled by  Federal Highway Administration.  Follow the link of each title for more information. US Scenic Roads for  vacations. A1A Scenic Road & Historic Coastal Byway (Florida) This byway lies between the Atlantic Ocean and the Intracoastal Waterway on a narrow barrier island with breath-taking views. This environment supports a variety of wildlife, including 50 endangered species. History aficionados will enjoy touring St. Augustine, the oldest continually-occupied European settlement …

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8 Best Road Trips Across the United States

Road Trips Across USA Road Trips across the United States: The adventure of traveling the routes of the United States is incomparable. Management integrates one into the landscape and forces one to become familiar with the place like a local. Nothing beats the road trip. The United States has made car tourism a cult. Driving on roads and stopping along the way is the best way to travel and discover the world. It has even become the tourist industry: the …

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Ford Tri-Motor 1929 – US History of Tourism Coast to Coast Part II

US History of Tourism: Ford Tri-Motor 1929 – Coast to Coast Part II Coast to Coast Travel: Inauguration Day in Los Angeles The same day at Grand Central Air Terminal near Los Angeles, two Ford Tri-Motor 1929  were christened. The TAT Tri-Motors were the Ciry of Los Angeles and the City of Philadelphia. Mary Pidcford christened the City of Los Angeles, and Gloria Swanson christened the Ciry of Philadelphia. A huge crowd of approximately 30,000 turned out for the christening …

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Ancient Mint Assayers in Spanish America

Mint Assayers in Colonial Times   Places of Coinage, Essayers, Masters of the Mint  and Judges of Balance Assayers in Spanish America Each coin identifies the place of coinage and also the person responsible for the law of the coin (purity and weight) called the assayer. Usually the initials of the names were used and could be one or two assayers by minting. In the case of Philippines well into the nineteenth century also included the person responsible for balance. This …

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National Parks near Las Vegas to visit

National Parks near Las Vegas to Visit , Nevada Near Las Vegas you can explore some of the national parks of the southwestern United States. There are several great destinations within driving distance of the Las Vegas Strip. The national parks of Utah, Colorado, Arizona, California and Nevada offer magnificent views, trails and nature tours. Also places to camp and many entertainment opportunities on the way from Las Vegas. When planning your Las Vegas vacation, remember there are many ways …

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