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Pinterest What are your dreams for retirement? How about visiting every one of the National Parks in retirement. This guy's doing it, and today he tells us what he's learned. What does that word mean to you? We were very fortunate to FIRE at age 53 with good health.
My dad loved nature and he passed that passion to me. I managed to stoke some of that passion in my wife, a city girl who was born and raised in Manhattan. I traveled all over the US and the world for my job 43 weeks during my last year of work!
I got to know National parks assignment many airports too well! Yellowstone National Park All pics courtesy of Journey To All 59 National Parks The seed for the idea to visit all national National parks assignment came from the most enjoyable vacation I had, back in I was getting ready to start an international assignment, and already handed off my previous responsibility to my successor.
There was a day window for a vacation. Not just a vacation, but a vacation without work responsibilities.
We went to Yellowstone and Grand Teton and I was awed by the beauty, the wildlife, and the solitude once we got on a trail.
No cell signal rendered my Blackberry remember those things? The best part was spending quality time with our boys, 9 and 13 at the time. I loved every aspect of that vacation. The seed was planted. That wonderful memory, and the strong desire to really see America from the ground, were in the back of my mind when I saw the National Park Passport book at the Congaree National Park bookstore in June, I was two months away from retirement and on that rainy day, my wife and I decided to see all the national parks as our first post-retirement venture.
Here are our key takeaways so far: America is truly beautiful and diverse America is the most beautiful country on earth! No other country has the number and variety of beautiful places. Which other country can you see all of the following: Majestic mountains, pristine and deep blue lakes, volcanic craters, giant trees, deep caves, natural arches, deserts, wetlands, sand dunes, ancient cliff dwellings, forts, coral reefs, hot springs, geothermal geysers, cliffs, dramatic sea shores, majestic rivers, glaciers, not to mention the variety of animals, birds, and fish.
Countries boast when they have a few of these but no other country has all of it. Not only does America has all of it, they are among the best in each category. From the deserts in the southwest to the wetlands in Florida. From the majestic Rocky Mountains to the corn fields of Kansas, America is diverse.
We drove through switchbacks that hugged the mountains, with dramatic cliffs by the ocean.
We drove through mind numbingly straight roads for hours in west Texas and the little islands stitched together with a narrow strip of road in the Florida Keys. We drove through groves of giant trees and barren mountains above the tree line. All of it beautiful and amazingly different.
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This may involve using technical documents called Site Profiles, Technical Basis Documents, and Technical Information Bulletins. The NUMEC–Parks Township discussion. Photo By National Parks, Monuments, Forests And Public Lands Assignment Winner Denis Dessoliers.
Each year, we put a call out for photographers to submit their best shots taken at a national park, monument, forest or public land. The time has come once again to explore America’s natural treasures.
Montana Field Guide contains a wealth of information about Montana's diverse species. The seventh and final season of Parks and Recreation aired in the United States on the NBC television network from January 13, until February 24, The season consisted of 13 episodes.
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Meet the NAAAP National Team. The NAAAP National Administration team is a group of dedicated volunteers that serve the organization, run its programs on a national level and support our many chapters and ventures.
The Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites Park Guide is a handy resource for planning a spring break, summer vacation or family reunion. The free booklet is filled with tips on the best hiking trails, fishing spots, cabins, wedding venues and campsites.