Category: United States of America

El Morro: Castle Ruins Of Puerto Rico; Alice Chen; World Atlas

Castillo San Felipe del Morro, more often referred to as El Morro, and is a fortified castle built in San Juan in the 16th century when the island was under Spanish rule.

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Discover an ancient civilization without leaving Illinois: Cahokia site has reopened with its mysterious ‘mounds’ and a view of St. Louis; Jay Jones; Chicago Tribune

Cahokia Mounds is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and may become part of the National Park Service. It’s great for a short vacation in southern Illinois.

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TPG’s complete guide to visiting California’s redwood forests; Melanie Haiken; Points Guy

As the tallest and most massive trees in the world, redwoods are well worth traveling for, and California welcomes millions of visitors a year drawn to see their might and majesty. These trees are found nowhere else on the planet (the only exception being a small slice of Southern Oregon just north of the California …

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