October 11, 2017 WanderingTrader
Mendenhall Glacier is located 12 miles or nineteen kilometers from Juneau, the capital city of Alaska. The famous glacier and the ice caves are located in Mendenhall Valley. The glacier is about 13.6 miles (21.9 kilometers) long and is federally protected, along with the surrounding landscape, as part of the...
August 30, 2017 WanderingTrader
Bellingrath Gardens and Home is located on the Gulf coast of the United States in the state of Alabama. This historic site can be found 23.5 miles from the city of Mobile. Since the gardens were first opened in 1932, several generations of Americans have enjoyed a floral pageantry that...
August 23, 2017 WanderingTrader
Iolani Palace located in Honolulu, the capital of Hawaii. The Iolani Palace in Honolulu,was built in 1879 during the waning years of Hawaiian independence. Built in the American Florentine architectural style, this historic building is the only true palace, that exists in the United States. It was the royal residence...
May 24, 2017 WanderingTrader
Within the Black Hills of South Dakota in the United States, the world’s largest sculpture is slowly being carved out of Thunderhead Mountain. The Crazy Horse Monument has been under construction since 1948. When completed it will depict the Oglala Lakota warrior, Crazy Horse, riding a horse while pointing into...
May 24, 2017 WanderingTrader
Within the Black Hills of South Dakota in the United States, the world’s largest sculpture is slowly being carved out of Thunderhead Mountain. The Crazy Horse Monument has been under construction since 1948. When completed it will depict the Oglala Lakota warrior, Crazy Horse, riding a horse while pointing into...
April 18, 2017 WanderingTrader
The sixth stop in our series Off The Beaten Path brings travelers to the Sea Lion Caves, located on the coast of Oregon. The privately owned caves are open to the Pacific Ocean and allow easy access for the sea lions that live along the shore. Together these caverns constitute...
March 19, 2017 WanderingTrader
Overview of Crystal Bridges Museum in the evening. The third stop in Off The Beaten Path returns us to northern Arkansas, just north of the Ozark National Forest, to one of the most impressive museums built in the last generation. Crystal Bridges has become a colossus in American Art, where...