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NEWS: Most visited national parks

  • Tom Dell
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  • June 22, 2015
  • The National Park Service recently released its visitor statistics for 2014. To no one’s surprise, the top 10 most visited national parks were the same as the prior year. Total visits were 292.8 million – up 20.2 million from 2013. Of course, the 2013 total takes into account the 16-day federal government shutdown. Here are […]

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    Play Ball!

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  • June 10, 2015
  • Are you interested in reading reports of my own road trips?  Some people will, and some won’t.  If you aren’t, simply skip this post.  If you are, read on. This report covers a three-day road trip from LA to Phoenix .  My purpose was to attend a pair of spring training baseball games.  From a […]

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    Welcome to Road Trips with Tom!

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  • June 3, 2015
  • Road trip!  For many of us, those words can instantly quicken the heartbeat and conjure up visions of adventure.  If you’re a true blue road tripper with an eye on the horizon and a spirit of discovery, you’ve come to the right place.  This blog is for you. The purpose of Road Trips with Tom […]

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    National Park Fees to Increase

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  • February 3, 2015
  • Some of the nation’s most popular national parks will raise entrance and camping fees, effective next year. The increase will affect all 131 National Park Service units now charging entrance fees. The highest fee of $30 for a seven-day pass will apply at such popular parks as Grand Canyon, Yosemite, Yellowstone and Glacier. Motorcycle entrance […]

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    Fort Ross — California’s Russian outpost

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  • January 2, 2015
  • A Russian colony in California?  Da! This week, our cyber road trip takes us about two hours north of San Francisco to Fort Ross State Historic Park.  Here, Tsarist Russia established a settlement that operated from 1812 to 1841.  Several of the buildings have been restored or rebuilt, and you can enter them and try […]

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