Androscoggin River | May24 | May24

Androscoggin River | May24 |

  Androscoggin River Maine, USA    The Androscoggin River is a river in the U.S. states of Maine and New Hampshire, in northern New England. It is 178 miles (286 km) long and joins the Kennebec River at Merrymeeting Bay in Maine before its water empties into the Gulf of Maine on the Atlantic Ocean.   © Liviu Hrituleac |...

Bike Ride | May20 | May20

Bike Ride | May20 |

  Bike Ride on Blue Ridge Parkway North Carolina, USA   North Carolina is a state located in the southeastern United States. The state borders South Carolina and Georgia to the south, Tennessee to the west and Virginia to the north. State capital is Raleigh, and its largest city is...

Blue Ridge Parkway | May18 | May18

Blue Ridge Parkway | May18 |

  Blue Ridge Parkway   Runs for 469 miles (755 km), mostly along the famous Blue Ridge, a major mountain chain that is part of the Appalachian Mountains. Its southern terminus is on the boundary between Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the Cherokee Indian Reservation in North Carolina, from which it travels north to Shenandoah National Park in Virginia and offers access to the Skyline Drive, the major north/south artery through the Park. The two All-American Byways are separate and distinct. The Blue Ridge Parkway was built to connect Shenandoah National Park to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.   © Liviu...

Cadillac Mountain | May17 | May17

Cadillac Mountain | ...

  Cadillac Mountain Acadia National Park, Maine, USA   Cadillac Mountain is a mountain located on Mount Desert Island, within Acadia National Park. With an elevation of 1,528 feet (470 m), its summit is the highest point in Hancock County, and the highest within 25 miles (40 km) of a...

Blue Ridge Parkway | May15 | May15

Blue Ridge Parkway | May15 |

  Blue Ridge Parkway   The Parkway is not a National Park, but is a National Scenic Byway and All-American Road, and is the most visited unit in the United States National Park System. Land on either side of the road is maintained by the National Park Service and, in many places, the park is bordered by land protected by the United States Forest Service.   © Liviu Hrituleac |...

Squam Lake | May11 | May11

Squam Lake | May11 |

  Squam Lake as seen from Rattlesnake Mountain, Holderness NH, USA   Squam Lake was originally called Keeseenunknipee, which meant “the goose lake in the highlands”. The white settlers that followed shortened the name to Casumpa, Kusumpy and/or Kesumpe around 1779. In the...

Blue Ridge Parkway | May09 | May09

Blue Ridge Parkway |...

  Blue Ridge Parkway   Runs for 469 miles (755 km), mostly along the famous Blue Ridge, a major mountain chain that is part of the Appalachian Mountains. Its southern terminus is on the boundary between Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the Cherokee Indian Reservation in North...

Fall Foliage | May01 | May01

Fall Foliage | May01...

  Fall Foliage Catskill Mountains NY, USA   The Catskill Mountains, an area in New York State northwest of New York City and southwest of Albany, are a mature dissected plateau, an uplifted region that was subsequently eroded into sharp relief.   © Liviu Hrituleac |...

Blue Ridge Parkway | Apr30 | Apr30

Blue Ridge Parkway | Apr30 |

  Blue Ridge Parkway   The parkway runs from the southern terminus of Shenandoah National Park’s Skyline Drive in Virginia at Rockfish Gap to U.S. Route 441 at Oconaluftee in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park near Cherokee, North Carolina. There is no fee for using the parkway, however commercial vehicles are prohibited without approval from the Park Service Headquarters, near Asheville, North Carolina. Roadway is not maintained in the winter, and sections which pass over especially high elevations and through tunnels are often impassable and therefore closed from late fall through early spring. Weather is extremely...

I90 | Apr27 | Apr27

I90 | Apr27 |

  I90 Idaho, USA   © Liviu Hrituleac |...

Appalachians | Apr12 | Apr12

Appalachians | Apr12...

  Appalachian Mountains   The Appalachian Mountains, often called the Appalachians, are a system of mountains in eastern North America. The Appalachians first formed roughly 480 million years ago during the Ordovician Period, and once reached elevations similar to those of the Alps...

Sunrise on Cadillac Mountain | Apr09 | Apr09

Sunrise on Cadillac Mountain | Apr09 |

  Sunrise on Cadillac Mountain Acadia National Park, ME, USA   Cadillac Mountain is a mountain located on Mount Desert Island, within Acadia National Park. With an elevation of 1,528 feet (470 m), its summit is the highest point in Hancock County, and the highest within 25 miles (40 km) of a coastline on the US East Coast as well as down to the Yucatán Peninsula   © Liviu Hrituleac |...

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