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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!
As of Jul 2017 - there are 59 US National Parks.   Some of them are also World Heritage Sites.    According to the latest list, we've been to 50 of them.                                           

Count Name of Park Location Date Visited Photo
1 Acadia Maine May 2004,

July 2012

2 Arches Utah July 1999
3 Badlands South Dakota June 2004
  Bandelier National Monument New Mexico April 4, 2011
4 Big Bend Texas April 2007
5 Biscayne Florida Dec 2008
6 Black Canyon of the Gunnison Colorado August 2002
  Boston National Historic Park - Freedom Trail Massachussetts June 2012
7 Bryce Canyon Utah August 2000
8 Canyonlands Utah July 1999, August 2002
9 Capitol Reef Utah August 2000, August 2002
10 Carlsbad Caverns (WHS) New Mexico September 1999
  Cedar Breaks NM Utah August 2000
11 Channel Islands
(Visitor Center only!!)
California July 2001
  Colorado NM Colorado July 2000, August 2005
12 Congaree National Park South Carolina July 2011
13 Crater Lake Oregon June 1999, August 2007
  Dee Wright Observatory Oregon Jun 2017
14 Denali Alaska Many times from 1987 - 1998
  Devils Tower NM Wyoming July 1999
15 Everglades - Flamingo, Shark Valley, & Ernest E. Coe (WHS) Florida Dec 2008
  Flaming Gorge NRA Wyoming, Utah August 2004
16 Glacier Bay NP (also WHS) Alaska May 2011
  Golden Gate NRA California July 1998
17 Grand Canyon (WHS) Arizona Feb 1996, August 2000, May 2001
18 Grand Teton Wyoming July 1999
19 Great Basin Nevada August 2002, July 2013
20 Great Sand Dunes NP (NM when visited) Colorado September 1999
21 Great Smoky Mountains (WHS) Tennessee July 2000
22 Guadalupe Mountains Texas April 2005
23 Haleakala Hawaii August 2006
24 Hawaii Volcanoes (WHS) Hawaii July 2006
25 Hot Springs NP Arkansas September 1999
26 Isle Royale NP Michigan (entered from MN side) July 2017
  Jamestown NHP Virginia Jul 2003
27 Joshua Tree California February 2006
  Kalaupapa NHP Hawaii January 1997
28 Katmai Alaska June 2005
29 Kenai Fjords Alaska Many times from 1986 - 1998 Kenai Fjords National Park
30 Kings Canyon California July 2001
  Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park Alaska May 2011 (NCL cruise)
31 Lassen Volcanic California August 2003, Jun 2009
  Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park Texas Oct 2014
32 Mammoth Cave (WHS) Kentucky July 2000
33 Mesa Verde (WHS) Colorado September 2000, September 2001
  Misty Fjords NM (Rudyerd Bay) Ketchikan, Alaska May 2011 (NCL cruise)
  Montezuma's Castle NM Arizona Feb 1996
34 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
35 North Cascades Washington August 2001
  Ojito Wilderness Area New Mexico Sep 14, 2010
36 Olympic (WHS) Washington August 2006
  Pacific Coast Highway (National Scenic Byway) California July 2001
37 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
38 Redwood - only drove through on Hwy 101 (WHS) California June 1998  
39 Rocky Mountain Colorado August 1998, August 1999, August 2009
40 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
41 Sequoia California July 2001
42 Shenandoah Virginia July 2003
  Spearfish National Scenic Byway South Dakota June 2011
  Statue of Liberty NM & Ellis Island New York April 2001
43 Theodore Roosevelt North Dakota June 2002
  Tonto NM Arizona March 2004
  Valles Caldera National Preserve New Mexico September 13, 2010
44 Virgin Islands Virgin Islands November 1998
45 Voyageurs NP Minnesota July 2017
46 Waterton-Glacier Montana June 2002
  White Pass Scenic ByWay Washington June 2011
  White Sands National Monument New Mexico Sep 2012
47 Wind Cave South Dakota July 1999
48 Yellowstone (WHS) Wyoming, Idaho, Montana July 1999
49 Yosemite (WHS) California June 1999
50 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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