The Big Bend area of Texas is one of the largest and most remote areas of the lower 48 states and offers many kinds of natural beauty as well as small towns (some of them now ghost towns) and wide open spaces. Where else will you see 640 acre tracts of land for sale?
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White Mountain Presidential Range in autumn, seen from Sugar Hill, NH
The Grand Teton mountains stand tall and dominate the landscape in Wyoming.
Yellowstone Lake, Old Faithful geyser, and Tower Falls are only a few of the spectacular sights to see in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming
An “oasis” in the Big Bend desert, the Gage Hotel grounds in Marathon, Texas
Badlands National Park encompasses 244,000 acres of striking Badlands formations – steep canyons, jagged spires, bands of colorful rocks – blended with mixed-grass prairie. Created by 37 million years of wind and water erosion, the Badlands’ formations feature ribbons of colored stone embedded with the remains of prehistoric creatures. This land, one of the most famous [...]
The “rich” history of gold mining in America began in Georgia rather than California and this museum does an admirable job of telling the story. In 1828, gold was found on Cherokee land and gold seekers began the nation’s first major gold rush. In 1838, the Dahlonega Branch Mint was opened and until it closed [...]
Traveling through the mid-western states presents an opportunity to see many natural landmarks that remain as they were when pioneers made their way west. One of the more unique sites is Monument Rocks, sometimes referred to as Chalk, Smoky or Little Pyramids. Some of these limestone formations stand as high as 60 feet on either side of [...]
Mt. McKinley, also called Denali or The Great One, crowns the Alaska range at 20,320 feet making it the highest peak in North America .
Main street in a reconstructed Old West town on the prairie called “1880 Town”, Murdo, South Dakota