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( Virginia) The Dinosaur Kingdom is located in Natural Bridge - not in VB. Alternate History Theme Park Where Dinosaurs Fought in the Civil War is located in Natural Bridge, VA Abandoned Amusement Parks, Abandoned Places, Natural Bridge Virginia, Dinosaur History, Virginia Vacation, Virginia Is For Lovers, Alternate History, Roadside Attractions, Dinosaurs

The Alternate History Theme Park Where Dinosaurs Fought in the Civil War

Most speculative fiction surrounding the American Civil War imagines how the world would be different had the Confederacy won its independence. But roadside attraction creator Mark Cline has imagined an entirely different kind of Civil War science fiction. His fiberglass creations tell the tale of a group of Union soldiers who discover a lost valley of dinosaurs in Virginia and plot to use them as weapons against the South.The attraction, called "Professor Cline's Dinosaur Kingdom," imagines…

Thomas Jefferson Memorial at Night, Washington DC. Oddly enough, I've never seen the monuments at night up close. Places Around The World, Oh The Places You'll Go, Great Places, Places To Travel, Places To Visit, Around The Worlds, Jefferson Memorial, Thomas Jefferson, Lincoln Memorial

Thomas Jefferson Memorial at night by Don Lovett

Thomas Jefferson Memorial at night is a photograph by Don Lovett which was uploaded on November 3rd, 2010. The photograph may be purchased as wall art, home decor, apparel, phone cases, greeting cards, and more. All products are produced on-demand and shipped worldwide within 2 - 3 business days.

Mount Vernon, Virginia~ the plantation home of the first President of the United States, George Washington. The Washington family had owned land in the area since the time of Washington's great-grandfather in Beautiful George Washington, Washington Dc Travel, Mount Vernon Washington, Washington Dc With Kids, Washington State, Oh The Places You'll Go, Places To Travel, Places To Visit, Conquistador

Events & Exhibitions Calendar - Wednesday, December 31st, 1969

Check out our list of great events and festivals at George Washington's Mount Vernon. There's always something going on.

Blue Ridge Parkway Sunset Landscape by Dave Allen Photographer - Great Blue Yonder Blue Ridge Parkway landscape photography from the Cowee Mountains Overlook in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina. The Southern Appalachian Mountains offer Blue Ridge Parkway, Blue Ridge Mountains, Nc Mountains, North Carolina Mountains, Smoky Mountains Tennessee, Great Smoky Mountains, Cold Mountain North Carolina, Parkway Drive, Beautiful World

Blue Ridge Parkway

Outstanding scenery and recreational opportunities make the Blue Ridge Parkway one of the most popular sections of the National Park System. Named "America's Favorite Drive," the 469-mile scenic road, offers stunning vistas, hiking and cycling opportunities. The seed was planted for a scenic road through the Blue Ridge Mountains when North Carolina geologist Joseph Hyde Pratt proposed a mountain toll roll stretching from Marion, VA, to Tallulah, GA. World War I halted work on the road, but…

Heading out this Friday to my second home :-) VIRGINIA HERE I COME ! Thomas Jefferson's Monticello, Charlottesville, Virginia in autumn Oh The Places You'll Go, Places To Travel, Places To Visit, Travel Destinations, Jefferson Monticello, Monticello Virginia, Charlottesville Va, Zermatt, Casa Casuarina

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If you could plan your perfect fall getaway in Virginia, what destinations would you include? This article will have you daydreaming through Charlottesville and Middleburg with mentions of superb dining, award-winning wineries and luxury accommodations. Santorini, Beautiful World, Beautiful Places, Beautiful Pictures, Beautiful Roads, Wine Country, Country Roads, Virginia Is For Lovers, Take Me Home

Virginia Unbridled

Washington, D.C., may be all about political jockeying, but drive some 50 miles south and you'll find yourself in the heart of Virginia's horse (and wine) country.

This hotel , TheWilliamsburg Inn in Virginia is just one hotel on this list for some of the best holiday themed places to stay this Christmas!

Best U.S. Hotels for the Holidays

After sipping wine by the fireplace and tree, you sit down to a seven-course Christmas Eve dinner. It all sounds just about perfect—and it gets better. There are no dishes to clean and no unexpected relatives dropping in. Why? You’re celebrating at Seattle’s chic Hotel Vintage Park.Getting away for the holidays can be the best gift of all. And while it’s not always easy—you’ve got to contend with potential foul weather and crowds—once you arrive, there’s nothing to do but soak up the festive…

McAfee Knob, in Virginia is one of the most photographed spots on the Appalachian Trail. Virginia Travel Honeymoon Backpack Backpacking Vacation Budget Wanderlust Off the Beaten Path Oh The Places You'll Go, Places To Travel, Places To Visit, Appalachian Trail, Thru Hiking, Hiking Trails, Trekking, Virginia Is For Lovers, Kayak

McAfee's Knob

McAfee Knob is one of the most photographed spots on the Appalachian Trail. The Knob has an almost 270 degree panorama of the Catawba Valley and North Mountain to the West, Tinker Cliffs to the North and the Roanoke Valley to the East.

The Wishing Well glows blue-green at Luray Caverns, Virginia; originally called Luray Cave, which is a large commercial cave just west of Luray, Virginia, USA. Discovered in the Caverns are in the Shenandoah Valley just east of the Allegheny Range Places Around The World, Oh The Places You'll Go, Places To Travel, Places To Visit, Around The Worlds, Travel Destinations, Photos Voyages, Natural Wonders, Travel Usa

The Wishing Well at Luray Caverns has been an iconic road trip attraction since 1954

The Wishing Well is a 6-foot deep pool of water at Luray Caverns where visitors toss coins and even paper money. Once a year, all of the coins are removed and donated to various charities. So far, since 1954 almost a million dollars has been collected and donated. Since discovery in 1878 by a tinsmith and a local photographer, visitors by the millions have made Luray Caverns the most popular cave in Eastern America and an internationally acclaimed destination. Luray Caverns, a U.S. Natural…

Inside the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Chantilly, Virginia, U. Living In Washington Dc, Washington Dc Travel, Places To Travel, Places To See, Chantilly Virginia, Old Planes, Night At The Museum, Air And Space Museum, Pacific Coast

Indoor Aerobatics

Inside the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center. It's a bit bigger than the version we have in Los Angeles. Thanks to Theaterwiz for some inspiration from his great shots (like these three) and also for giving me the tip that while full tripods aren't allowed in the center, no one seems mind the use of a gorillapod.

winter pathway (original source unknown) Great Falls National Park, Great Falls, VA - Sunset over the falls. Light Holy heart strings // a h. Beautiful Sites, Beautiful World, Wonderful Places, Beautiful Places, Beautiful Scenery, Beautiful Pictures, Places To Travel, Places To See, Virginia Is For Lovers

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As the sun set over Great Falls last Friday, the one nice cloud in the sky drifted over my waterscape for a few brief minutes so that I could capture it. I tried to set up the lines of the water to bring the eye up to the cloud. Great Falls National Park Great Falls Virginia Sunset above the main falls

Claude Moore Colonial Farm - like Williamsburg, only real. Hidden gem behind the CIA. Article and slide show. Williamsburg Virginia, Colonial Williamsburg, Lds Mission, Sea To Shining Sea, Mount Vernon, Northern Virginia, Hobby Farms, Back In Time, Washington Dc

Stepping Back In Time In Northern Virginia

Lovely as Mount Vernon may be, it's a poor representation of the majority of buildings built back in Washington's day. What about the Colonial 99 percent?