A Year with my America the Beautiful National Park Pass

“Your pass has expired.”  My jaw dropped.  I couldn’t believe it.  My America the Beautiful National Park Pass had expired.  It feels like just yesterday that I bought the pass and now it is expired.  I got over my shock and reached into my wallet and handed my credit card over.  Time to pay $80.00 for another park pass. Continue Reading . . .

MatD’s Ultimate Virginia Bucket List

Virginia is called “Old Dominion.”  It is the oldest of the original 13 colonies. The state was home to the first British colonies in the “New World.”  The state is borders the Chesapeake Bay and the Blue Ridge Mountains. Both areas provide the state a wonderful array of outdoor activities.  Due to its age and location, Virginia has been home to numerous major historical events. I am currently living in this great state. Here is my Virginia Bucket List. Continue Reading . . .

10 Revolutionary War Landmarks Every US Citizen’s Should Visit

Happy 239th Birthday United States of America!

On this day 239 years ago, the thirteen United States of America pass the Declaration of Independence.  Over the next seven years, the newly formed United States would repel the British forces and secure their independence.  The war took place all over the thirteen colonies.  Here are 10 Revolutionary War Landmarks every United States Citizen should visit at least once. Continue Reading . . .