And located not far from White Sands National Monument is White Sands Missile Range and museum. This is the largest military installation in the United States and is the place where many of our military weapons are tested. For example, the first atomic bomb and rockets were tested here.
The largest collection of Victorian homes in the United States and the 3rd largest historically preserved district in the United States is located in Old Louisville.
The White Sands National Monument is the world's largest gypsum sand dune field, encompassing 275 square miles of glistening white sands.
Mount Rainier National Park is a United States National Park located in southeast Pierce County and northeast Lewis County in Washington state. It was established on March 2, 1899 as the fifth national park in the United States
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Mesa Verde National Park is a U.S. National Park and UNESCO World Heritage Site located in Montezuma County, Colorado, United States. The
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The President, the third largest tree on earth. The President tree is the name of a giant sequoia located in the Giant Forest of Sequoia National Park in the United States. It is believed to be at least 3,200 years old. Its height is about 247 feet (75 m) and is about 27 ft (8.2 m) wide at the base.
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White Sands National Monument, New Mexico. Gypsum sand dunes, Worlds Largest surface deposit of Gypsum.
Emerald pool at Subway, Zion National Park. Zion National Park is located in the Southwestern United States, near Springdale, Utah
white sands nm | the white sands balloon invitational at white sands national monument
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The hospital is the second largest hand cut stone building in the United States. The hospital was built to hold 250 mentally ill patients. In 1950 the patients numbered 2400. Many were tormented, tortured and believed to be murdered there. Charles Manson once was a resident there. The asylum closed in 1994.
Crater Lake National Park is a United States National Park located in southern Oregon.
Want less crowds and more fun? Winter is my favorite season to visit national parks in the United States, for example beautiful Saguaro National Park! Click for the top 10 parks to visit in winter.
NEW MEXICO: WHITE SANDS NATIONAL MONUMENT
Head to Alamogordo (and bring the sled) for a glistening white sand desert.
Boston Museum of Science is the oldest science museums in Boston. This is one of the largest museums in the United States attracting over one million visitors annually. The museum was founded in 1870. And curator or better known as the director of the Museum today is Malcolm Rogers.
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