US Route 6 is the longest contiguous transcontinental route in the USA. Running from Provincetown, MA to Bishop, CA (and before 1964 to Long Beach, CA), Route 6 goes through 14 states. This is your guide along all of its original 3,652 miles. From Revolutionary War sites to pioneer settlements and western mining towns, Route 6 offers an in-depth lesson in US History, charms of yesteryear and comforts of modern times.
Has anyone been to Natural Bridges National Monument, Big Bend National Park or Death Valley National Park? Those are all certified by the International Dark-Sky Association as International Dark Sky Parks. It takes a lot more than a dark sky to be certified! How else is the National Park Service helping to protect this valuable resource, the “natural lightscape” and why? Stay tuned! (mla)
Spectacular photos of the Milky Way illuminating national parks...including this shot in Yosemite http://mnatu.re/15p7WMs
10 More Days to Bid for a good cause -- Nevada Northern Railway's future! Opening bids start at half the price. Lots of discounted choices to include operating a steam locomotive and experiencing the award-winning Polar Express train. Bid here: