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Thursday, July 22, 2010


Did any of you see The Bucket List with Morgan Freeman and Jack Nicholson? Great movie and one you should all add to your Netflix queue. Serena drops by today with a places you really need to visit right here in the USA. -- AP

Thanks, Anastasia. Often we ignore the beauty of our own backyards. Do you have any idea how many New Yorkers have never been to the Statue of Liberty? How many Californians have never seen a redwood? We always seem to want to travel away from home when home has so much to offer, no matter where we live.

So before you schedule your next vacation away from home, think about all the places
around home you’ve never visited and take advantage of where you live. Here’s a list of 25 incredible places around the country to get you started:

The Grand Canyon
New York City
Grand Teton National Park
Niagara Falls
The Blue Ridge Mountains
The Smokey Mountains
San Francisco
Sequoia National Park 
Mt. Rushmore
Washington, DC
Historic Boston
The Everglades
Yosemite National Park
Finger Lakes
Monument Valley
Charleston, SC
Zion National Park
New Orleans
Historic Philadelphia
Kennedy Space Center
Mystic, CT
Amish country, PA

Thanks, Serena. If I only had money for a vacation…
What about the rest of you? Are there spots in the US you’d like to visit or places you’d recommend that aren’t on Serena’s list? Let's hear from you.
-- AP

1 comment:

Kttycat said...

One I can recommend is the Mackinac Bridge in Michigan. It is currently the third longest suspension bridge in the world. I do believe it is 5 miles long. It is beautiful and definitely worth the trip. Even going to Mackinac Island is fun. There are no cars allowed. Just horses and buggies and bicycles! There are tons of little shops and a really magnificent hotel! Here is a site you can check out pictures and info on the bridge.