Denver

Photo: USFWS Mountain Prairie, Bison Herd Denver is the capital and most populous municipality of Colorado. The city is located is in the South Platte River Valley on the western edge of the High Plains just east of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. Google Map Reference If it is 4pm in Denver, what …

Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area

Photo: Ron Mader, Visitors Center Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area is located about 15 miles (24 kilometers) west of Las Vegas and is easily seen from the Las Vegas Strip. History: In 1990 Congress designated Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area as Nevada’s first National Conservation Area (the seventh to be designated nationally). Today the …

Hoover Dam

Photo: Hoover Dam The Bureau of Reclamation has conducted tours through the Hoover Dam (also known as Boulder Dam, particularly to locals) and power plant since 1937. Today, close to 1,000,000 visitors a year take the tour and millions more drive across the dam. The dam is located 30 miles southeast of Las Vegas. Take …

Grand Canyon National Park

Photo: NASA, EarthKam About the photo – On April 3, 2017, the student-controlled EarthKAM camera aboard the International Space Station captured this photograph of a favorite target — the Grand Canyon — from low Earth orbit. Interested middle school students and teachers can sign up at the EarthKAM website. Grand Canyon National Park, a UNESCO World …

Albuquerque

Photo: John Fowler, Watermelon Mountain Albuquerque (Beeʼeldííl Dahsinil in Diné) is New Mexico’s most populous city and home to the University of New Mexico. The first week of October check out the International Balloon Fiesta, the world’s largest such gathering of hot-air balloons from around the globe. Favorite Places Frontier Restaurant, an Albuquerque tradition located …

Diné = Navajo

Photo: Navajo Weaving, Luchia’s Restaurant Planeta.com guide to Diné (Navajo) culture, language and travel tips for visitors. The Navajo Nation extends across Arizona, New Mexico and Utah, covering more than 27,000 square miles (70,000 square km). Wiki Diné Planeta.com Indigenous #NavajoCodeTalkersDay Navajo Treaty (Naaltsoos Sání) Navajo Times

Super Bowl 2018

Photo Favorite tweets on #Superbowl Sunday Minneapolis #PassYourParka PLEASE RT: Those in #MN for #SuperBowlLII — if you bought winter gear and don’t need it after game, #PassYourParka will distribute to homeless. Hotel drop-offs below. #Eagles #Patriots #SuperBowl2018 pic.twitter.com/kKB8dIGZu5 — Elisabeth R. Finch (@erfinchie) February 4, 2018 #SuperBowl visitors: stocking up on extra gear to …

Philadelphia

Photo: Eric, City Hall Philadelphia is the largest city in Pennsylvania. What we know about Philadelphia – Origin story of the USA, hosts Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championships. Questions What would locals like visitors to know about Philadelphia? Can you recommend any Philadelphia resources? Embedded Tweets #ThursdayMotivation @SavingPlaces names Philadelphia a "National Treasure." #HistoricPreservation #ThisPlaceMatters …