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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Acadia National Park, Maine

Acadia National Park East of the Mississippi River, off the Atlantic coast of Maine, lies Acadia National Park. It is home to a wide variety of plants and animals, in addition to Cadillac Mountain, the highest on the American Atlantic coast. Hiking on the granite peaks or cycling are the most common practices for visitors. In 2019 there were 2.6 million people. Acadia National Park Pics Carriages of Acadia John D. Rockefeller Jr. donated 10,000 acres of land on Mount …

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Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park – Arizona The one of the greatest shows in the world. Visiting the Grand Canyon National Park is having before us more than 80 million years of geological history. More than six million recreational visitors travel to Arizona every year to marvel at this open crack in the ground. The Colorado River is still actively eroding its channel today, discovering ever older rocks. It is the second most visited American national park after the Great Smoky …

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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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Acadia Volunteer News

Acadia Volunteer News Waldron’s Warriors Protecting Acadia’s Cairns One little known volunteer opportunity at Acadia National Park is a group called the Waldron’s Warriors.  The Waldron’s Warriors are comprised of two dozen or so avid hikers, who help answer visitor questions, report trail damage to NPS staff, and who periodically check the condition of Bates Cairns on trails throughout the park.  These cairns are used in treeless areas in conjunction with blue blazes to mark the trails, helping direct visitors regardless …

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