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    This is a list of the National Parks we've visited so far!!
                             We've got so many more to go!

Name of Park Location Date Visited Photo
Acadia Maine May 2004, July 2012
Arches Utah July 1999
Badlands South Dakota June 2004
Bandelier National Monument New Mexico April 4, 2011
Big Bend Texas April 2007
Biscayne Florida Dec 2008
Black Canyon of the Gunnison Colorado August 2002
Boston National Historic Park - Freedom Trail Massachussetts June 2012
Bryce Canyon Utah August 2000
Canyonlands Utah July 1999, August 2002
Capitol Reef Utah August 2000, August 2002
Carlsbad Caverns New Mexico September 1999
Cedar Breaks NM Utah August 2000
Channel Islands (Visitor Center only!!) California July 2001
Colorado NM Colorado July 2000, August 2005
Congaree National Park South Carolina July 2011
Crater Lake Oregon June 1999, August 2007
Dee Wright Observatory Oregon Jun 2017
Denali Alaska Many times from 1987 - 1998
Devils Tower NM Wyoming July 1999
Everglades - Flamingo, Shark Valley, & Ernest E. Coe Florida Dec 2008
Flaming Gorge NRA Wyoming, Utah August 2004
Glacier Bay NP Alaska May 2011
Golden Gate NRA California July 1998
Grand Canyon Arizona Feb 1996, August 2000, May 2001
Grand Teton Wyoming July 1999
Great Basin Nevada August 2002, July 2013
Great Sand Dunes NP (NM when visited) Colorado September 1999
Great Smoky Mountains Tennessee July 2000
Guadalupe Mountains Texas April 2005
Haleakala Hawaii August 2006
Hawaii Volcanoes Hawaii July 2006
Hot Springs NP Arkansas September 1999
Isle Royale NP Minnesota July 2017  
Jamestown NHP Virginia Jul 2003
Joshua Tree California February 2006
Kalaupapa NHP Hawaii January 1997
Katmai Alaska June 2005
Kenai Fjords Alaska Many times from 1986 - 1998 Kenai Fjords National Park
Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park Alaska May 2011 (NCL cruise)
Lassen Volcanic California August 2003, Jun 2009
Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park Texas Oct 2014
Mammoth Cave Kentucky July 2000
Mesa Verde Colorado September 2000, September 2001
Misty Fjords NM (Rudyerd Bay) Ketchikan, Alaska May 2011 (NCL cruise)
Montezuma's Castle NM Arizona Feb 1996
Mt Rainier Washington June 30, 2010
Mount Rushmore (only saw views from Pigtail Bridges in Custer State Park) South Dakota July 1999
Navy Pier (National Park Service Land to Park Program) Illinois August 2009
Newberry National Volcanic Monument Oregon June 2001
Niagara Falls (State Park & National Historic Area) New York June 2000/July 2015
North Cascades Washington August 2001
Ojito Wilderness Area New Mexico Sep 14, 2010
Olympic Washington August 2006
Pacific Coast Highway (National Scenic Byway) California July 2001
Petrified Forest Arizona July 2005
Petroglyph NM New Mexico Sep 7, 2008
Pike's Peak (National Registry of Historic Places) Colorado Aug 2001
Plymouth Rock (National Registry of Historic Places) Massachusetts June 1996
Rocky Mountain Colorado August 1998, August 1999, August 2009
Saguaro, East Arizona  April 2008
Saguaro, West Arizona January 1999,
Nov 2011
San Juan National Historic Site & World Heritage Site
 - Castillo San Cristobal &
Castillo San Felipe del Morro
San Juan Dec 2008
Sequoia & King Canyon California July 2001
Shenandoah Virginia July 2003
Spearfish National Scenic Byway South Dakota June 2011
Statue of Liberty NM & Ellis Island New York April 2001
Theodore Roosevelt North Dakota June 2002
Tonto NM Arizona March 2004
Valles Caldera National Preserve New Mexico September 13, 2010
Virgin Islands Virgin Islands November 1998
Voyageurs NP Minnesota July 2017  
Waterton-Glacier Montana June 2002
White Pass Scenic ByWay Washington June 2011
White Sands National Monument New Mexico Sep 2012
Wind Cave South Dakota July 1999
Yellowstone Wyoming, Idaho, Montana July 1999
Yosemite California June 1999
Zion Utah August 2000
Thomas Jefferson Memorial
Lincoln Memorial
FDR  Memorial
Washington Monument
The Old Post Office Tower
All War Memorials
National Cathedral
National Mall
Rock Creek Park
Washington D.C. October 2006
Other Countries Parks & World Heritage Sites      
Signal Hill NP St John's, Newfoundland, Canada September 2007
The Citadel NP Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada September 2007, July 2012
Old Quebec City Quebec, Canada May 2004, July 2012
Tierra del Fuego National Park Argentina/Chile December 2006  
Patagonia Argentina/Chile December 2006  
The Walled City of Dubrovnik (World Heritage) Dubrovnik, Croatia July 2008
Blenheim Palace, Ironbridge Gorge, Northumberland NP, Hadrian's Wall, The Lake District, Killiecrankie NTS
GlenCoe NP
England April/May 2009 England, Wales, Scotland Land tour

Culledon Battlefield, GlenCoe National Trust Scotland May 2009 England, Wales, Scotland Land tour
Conwy National Trust Area Wales April 2009 England, Wales, Scotland Land tour
Twelve Apostles, Port Campbell NP Victoria, Australia May 2001
Dandenong National Park Victoria, Australia Sep 2009
Cape Schank National Park Victoria, Australia Sep 2009
Punta Sur Environmental Park Cozumel, Mexico Dec 2009 Voyager of the Sea Cruise
Shek O & Tai Tam Scenic Park Hong Kong, China Apr 2010 Star Princess Cruise
The Great Wall Beijing, China Apr 2010 China Land Tour
Imperial Palace & Tombs of the Ming Dynasty Beijing, China Apr 2010 China Land Tour
Summer Palace and Imperial Garden Beijing, China Apr 2010 China Land Tour
Seven Stars Scenic Park Guilin, China May 2010 China Land Tour
Fubo Hill Guilin, China May 2010 China Land Tour
Elephant Hill Guilin, China May 2010 China Land Tour
Shurijo Castle Okinawa, Japan Apr 2010 Star Princess Cruise
Geirangerfjord & Nuergyfjord Norway Aug 2010 Vision of the Sea Cruise
Kronborg Castle Denmark Aug 2010 Star Princess Cruise
Historic Centre (Old Town) of Tallinn Estonia Aug 2010 Star Princess Cruise
Peterhof Palace St Petersburg, Russia Aug 2010 Star Princess Cruise
Historic Centres of Prague & Cesky Krumlov Czech Republic Apr 2008  
Palenchar National Park (Cozumel) Cozumel, Mexico Dec 2010 Crown Princess Cruise
Saxon-Switzerland National Park Between Dresden, Germany & the Czech Border Apr 2011 Short vacation before teaching at Cham, Germany
The Butchart Gardens - National Historic site of Canada Victoria, BC, Canada May 2011
Kizhi Island Onega Lake, Russia Sep 2011
St Sophia Cathedral (UNESCO) Kiev, Ukraine Sep 2011
Russia Sever (North) Goritsy, Russia Sep 2011
Novodevichy Convent (New Maiden's Monastery - only in the Neocropolis - UNESCO) Moscow, Russia Sep 2011
Cartagena Colonial City (UNESCO) Cartagena, Columbia Dec 2011
Tamborine National Park Brisbane, Queensland, Australia May 2012
Stradbroke Island (soon to be NP) Brisbane, Queensland, Australia May 2012
Miyajima Island (O-Turii Gate) Hiroshima, Japan May 2012
Iwakuni - Kintai Bridge & White Snakes National Monument Hiroshima, Japan May 2012
Atomic Bomb Dome Hiroshima, Japan May 2012
Kinkaku-ji Temple/Ginkaku-ji Temple/Kiyomizu-dera Temple Kyoto, Japan May 2012
Hakone/Mt Fuji Hakone, Japan May 2012
Odawara Castle Odawara, Japan May 2012
Shin Hotaka Ropeway (Chubu National Park) Shin Hotaka, Japan May 2012
Kegon Falls, Nikko National Park Nikko, Japan Jun 2012
Tosho-gu Shrine Nikko, Japan Jun 2012
Futarasan Shrine Nikko, Japan Jun 2012
Preservation Society Mansions - The Breakers & Marble House Newport, RI Jun 2012
Cavendish National Historic Site (Anne of Green Gables House) Cavendish, PEI, Canada Jul 2012
Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site Baddeck, Nova Scotia (Cape Breton Island) Jul 2012
Tulum National Park Quintana Roo, Mexico Dec 2012
Cozumel Reef National Parks (Paradise Reef) Cozumel, Mexico Dec 2012
Puerto Morales National Reef Park Quintana Roo, Mexico Dec 2012
Niagara Falls NP Ontario, Canada May 2013
Ancient Herculaneum Naples, Italy Aug 2014
Ancient Mycenae & Tiryns Argolis, Greece Aug 2014
Chobe NP Botswana, Africa Dec 2014
Hwange NP Zimbabwe, Africa Dec 2014
Table Mountain NP Cape Town, South Africa Dec 2014
Kafue NP Zambia, Africa Dec 2014
Bran Castle Bran, Transylvania, Romania Apr 2015
Castle District Budapest, Hungary Apr 2015
Galapagos Galapagos, Ecuador Dec 2015
Machu Picchu Machu Picchu, Peru Dec 2015
Saqsaywamen NP Cusco, Peru Dec 2015
Volcanic NP Santorini, Greece Apr 2016
Old Walled City, Jerusalem Jerusalem, Israel Apr 2016
Khalifa Tower, UAE Dubai, UAE Apr 2016
Glaciers NP, Patagonia Calafate, Argentina Dec 2016
Torres Del Paine NP, Chilean Fjords Chile Dec 2016
Easter Island NP Easter Island, Chile Jan 2017
Iguazu NP, Brazil Iguacu, Brazil Dec 2016
Iguazu, Argentina Iguazu, Argentina Dec 2016



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