According to the plaque, this Cedars of Lebanon has occupied its spot along the garden wall at James Madison’s Montpelier estate for nearly two hundred years.
Certainly one of the highlights of visiting The Big Island was the drive up to the top of Mauna Kea. It summits at 13, 796 feet above sea level (4205 m) and it’s possible to drive all but the last 50 feet or so. It has to be one of the more, if not mo,st accessible peaks in existence. (I stand ready to be corrected.)
The Mauna Kea Road
There are 13 observatories up here supported by a…
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Ft Jefferson, Dry Tortugas NP
Among the many plus points associated with Big Sur is that if you’re near the shore camping is pleasant year round.