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Thursday, November 20th, 2008

  • The National Park Service, working directly with the Presidential Inauguration Committee, is making elaborate preparations to host what may very well be the biggest crowd ever to gather in Washington, D.C.

Wednesday, November 19th, 2008

  • As you enter Zion Canyon, it's impossible to avert your eyes from the sandstone ramparts that frame the cleft cut by the Virgin River. They're just that impressive.

  • At Vicksburg National Military Park, a Centennial Challenge project has replaced or restored many of the monuments that honor the brave men who fought there.

Tuesday, November 18th, 2008

  • How safe is a night spent in Curry Village in Yosemite National Park?

  • "We encamped at the City of the Rocks, a noted place from the granite rocks rising abruptly out of the ground...a dismantled, rock-built city of the Stone Age." - Pioneer James Wilkins, 1849.