California offers a number of majestic parks with wonderful trees beyond Yosemite and Sequoia.
Back in high school, Jack used to be picked on for his politics. Now, as a college student, he is banding together with like-minded conservatives to fight back against what they see as the tyranny of “wokeism.”
Spring is prime time to visit the parks of our Four Corners neighbors; Matt Dahlseid; Santa Fe New Mexican
With gas prices soaring, there are plenty of close sites for Santa Feans to road trip to in Arizona, Colorado and Utah.
In the sleepy farming community of Cahokia, situated on the Illinois side of the Mississippi it had been a quiet night. In the predawn, villagers were moving about, rekindling cooking fires and preparing to begin their day. But what would happen next would change the course of the ancient heartland forever. It was July 4, 1054 AD.
Craft classes, sleepovers in historic houses, and other ways families can experience the legendary U.S. architect’s dazzling properties.
Yellowstone National Park celebrates 150 wild years — and what a history it’s been; Forrest Brown; CNN
With a stroke of the pen on March 1, 1872, President Ulysses S. Grant signed the Yellowstone National Park Protection Act into law, creating the first national park in the United States and also the world.
The Unique Temple In Oak Park Is The Only One Of Its Kind In Illinois; Melissa Mahoney; Only In Your State
This Frank Lloyd Wright-designed temple is on the UNESCO World Heritage list.
Cruising in Hawaii: What it was like to be on one of the first ships back in the islands; Dan Fellner; The Republic
Touring Kilauea volcano, waterfalls, coffee plantations and more on one of the first cruises from California to Hawaii since the pandemic.
ULM archaeologist: Poverty Point World Heritage Site more complex than previously thought; Sabrina LeBoeuf; Monroe News-Star
Poverty Point World Heritage Site is an ancient earthwork made of mounds and ridges located in West Carroll Parish.
Mission San Jose is one of five Spanish Colonial missions in San Antonio that make up the only UNESCO World Heritage Site in Texas.
Exploring Puerto Rico from San Juan’s colourful Old Town to Carabali Rainforest Park; David Rivers; Daily Mirror
Redwood National Park Protects More Than the World’s Tallest Trees; Katherine Gallagher; Tree Hugger
Redwood National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that protects the world’s tallest trees, 28 threatened species, 37 miles of coastline, and much more.
10 Impressive Facts About Mesa Verde National Park, a Natural Archeological Wonder; Katherine Gallagher; Tree Hugger
Explore the natural and archaeological treasures of Mesa Verde National Park with these 10 interesting facts.
UNESCO Calls For Substantial Investment In Science To Protect Marine World Heritage Against Climate Impact; Unesco
This American Indian metropolis was mysteriously abandoned. Archaeologists want to know why; National Geographic
Cahokia was a robust economic and cultural center for the Mississippian people. They built hundreds of massive mounds but suddenly left the city in the 1300s.
From the platform top of Monks Mound, Kevin Koch can see 7 miles across the Mississippi River to the St. Louis Gateway Arch. You might say he’s seeing 900 years into the future.
Grab Your Jackets Travel Blog: History can be fun in Charlottesville; Logan Sandor; From The Rumble Seat
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Louisiana’s Poverty Point Earthworks Show Early Native Americans Were ‘Incredible Engineers’; Livia Gershon; Smithsonian Magazine
A new study finds that enormous mounds and concentric earthen ridges were built in a matter of months…