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The United States still does a good job of preserving places of great beauty, history and other great national significance.

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I have bunches of images from my travels across North Carolina, many that I have never shared. Often, my travel partner (my wife, Lynn, and I ) like to take hikes to rather remote places and we take pictures: me with my Canon DSLR, and she with her fine phone's camera.
I have bunches of images from my travels across North Carolina, many that I have never shared. Often, my travel partner (my wife, Lynn, and I ) like to take hikes to rather remote places and we take pictures: me with my Canon DSLR, and she with her fine phone's camera.
 
In one day on North Carolina's Outer Banks, I travel nearly 160 miles, and see one of the East Coast's most spectacular national seashores: abundant sand, sea, and an expansive estuary.
In one day on North Carolina's Outer Banks, I travel nearly 160 miles, and see one of the East Coast's most spectacular national seashores: abundant sand, sea, and an expansive estuary.
 
Arlington Cemetery, on the southern shore of the Potomac River across from Washington, DC, is hallowed ground for the United States of America as a final resting place for her greatest heroes
Arlington Cemetery, on the southern shore of the Potomac River across from Washington, DC, is hallowed ground for the United States of America as a final resting place for her greatest heroes
 
Shenandoah National Park, with the 105 mile long Skyline Drive bisecting it from southwest to northeast along its spine, is a rugged natural park running from Front Royal to the North to Rockfish Gap to the South.
Shenandoah National Park, with the 105 mile long Skyline Drive bisecting it from southwest to northeast along its spine, is a rugged natural park running from Front Royal to the North to Rockfish Gap to the South.
 
The Shenandoah Valley exists as a long, fertile, and largely agrarian, stretch of land framed by the Potomac River to the north and the James River to the south, as well as being buttressed by the Blue Ridge Mountains to the East and the Appalachian Ridge and Valley ranges to the west.
The Shenandoah Valley exists as a long, fertile, and largely agrarian, stretch of land framed by the Potomac River to the north and the James River to the south, as well as being buttressed by the Blue Ridge Mountains to the East and the Appalachian Ridge and Valley ranges to the west.
 
In March, 2010 and 2011, I spent a few wonderful afternoons on the National Mall in Washington, DC, and inside a few of the Smithsonian Museums along that storied strip of mostly treeless ground between the united States Capitol and the Lincoln Memorial.
In March, 2010 and 2011, I spent a few wonderful afternoons on the National Mall in Washington, DC, and inside a few of the Smithsonian Museums along that storied strip of mostly treeless ground between the united States Capitol and the Lincoln Memorial.
 
A route that extends 469 miles through the Virginia and North Carolina mountains, the Blue Ridge Parkway has remained what historian William Powell describes as a travel experience "never to be forgotten."
A route that extends 469 miles through the Virginia and North Carolina mountains, the Blue Ridge Parkway has remained what historian William Powell describes as a travel experience "never to be forgotten."
 
Just about 13 miles west from the heart of Washington, DC is a piece of our nation's history: forgotten by some, never known by most, but it remains the C & O Canal.
Just about 13 miles west from the heart of Washington, DC is a piece of our nation's history: forgotten by some, never known by most, but it remains the C & O Canal.
 
In its short and profound history, Washington, DC has befcome one of the most important cities in the world. I enjoy searching for its fundamental beauty.
In its short and profound history, Washington, DC has befcome one of the most important cities in the world. I enjoy searching for its fundamental beauty.
 
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