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Everglades National Park whispers to you

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  • October 16, 2017
  • Our destination this week is Everglades National Park – 1.5 million acres at the southern tip of mainland Florida.  Most of the park is a federally designated wilderness, but parts of this subtropical landscape are easy to visit. This is a place that belongs on every road-tripper’s bucket list.  If you’re like most visitors, you’ll […]

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    Elephant seals hit the beach at Piedras Blancas

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  • October 9, 2017
  • This week Road Trips with Tom heads to the central California coast for an unforgettable wildlife viewing opportunity.  Specifically, we’re visiting the Piedras Blancas elephant seal rookery – one of only three places on the U.S. mainland where you can observe and photograph these magnificent marine mammals.  If you’re interested in wildlife, this is a […]

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    Where Lincoln hung his stovepipe hat

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  • October 2, 2017
  • This week we at Road Trips with Tom tear ourselves away from California’s redwood forests and head to Lincoln Home National Historic Site in Springfield, Illinois. Our featured photo is courtesy of the National Park Service. This is the only home ever owned by the man widely considered to be the greatest U.S. President.  Like Lincoln […]

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    Redwood National Park, Part Two

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  • September 25, 2017
  • This is Part Two in our two-post series on Redwood National and State Parks in the northwest corner of California.  Part One was published September 18. In this post, I’ll take you on a cruise through the park, beginning at the south entrance on US 101.  This is where most visitors enter.  The total distance […]

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    Fall foliage photo file 2

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  • September 23, 2017
  • This is our second group of photos offered up as celebrations of autumn.  There are 11 images, including the featured photo above of Harrisville, New Hampshire.  The first group was published on Thursday; its link should be right below this one. Except for the featured photo above, each photo is medium-sized and captioned, but there’s […]

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    Fall foliage photo file #1

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  • September 21, 2017
  • Welcome to the autumnal equinox – one of two days when day and night are equal.  Tomorrow, as a result, is the first official day of fall.  Road Trips with Tom marks the occasion by offering you a collection of photos that celebrate the season.  I’ve selected 20 images:  It was hard to get it […]

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    Redwood National Park, Part One

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  • September 18, 2017
  • This week Road Trips with Tom heads to Redwood National Park, which is as far north as you can go and still be in California.   There’s so much to cover about this fantastic area that I’ve divided it into two posts.  Part Two will be published Monday, September 25.  In today’s post, I’ll give […]

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