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Wild Goose Island in St. Mary's Lake is one of the most photographed spots at Glacier National Park.

Why I Was Underwhelmed by Glacier National Park, but You Should Visit Anyway

If there’s one problem with traveling a lot, it’s that, just like a heroin addict requires more and more heroin to reach the same high, my tolerance for beauty increases with each amazing site I see. Described as th...
by Jim Cheney
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The Pittsburgh Skyline - things to do in Pennsylvania

5 Amazing Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do in Pennsylvania

Today marks the one-year anniversary of launching my Pennsylvania travel blog, UncoveringPA.com. The site has quickly become the most read travel blog about Pennsylvania, reaching over 8,500 unique visitors last month. While re...
by Jim Cheney
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The architecture of Chicago in pictures.

The Architecture of Chicago in Photos

Without a doubt, Chicago is one of my favorite cities in North America. I recently had the chance to visit the city for a 24-hour layover while taking the train across America. And during my day in the city, I did the same thin...
by Jim Cheney
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A cannon sits alone on Seminary Ridge at the Gettysburg Battlefield in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

A Video Tour of the Gettysburg Battlefield in Pennsylvania

There’s something eery about standing in the middle of a battlefield by yourself. As I watch the wind blow¬†through the tall, stringy grass, rolling across the field like waves in the ocean, sparrows chirping quietly over...
by Jim Cheney
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Rogue Public House in the Pearl District of Portland, Oregon.

An Afternoon Brewery Crawl Through Portland’s Pearl District

When you think beer, Portland, Oregon, in the US Pacific Northwest might not be the first city to come to mind. However, it should certainly be near the top of the list. Despite not having the centuries old beer heritage that c...
by Jim Cheney
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My brief view of Mount Rainier's majestic peak.

The Beauty of Mount Rainier National Park

Recently, I had the chance to visit Mount Rainier National Park. Located southeast of Seattle, Washington, in America’s Pacific Northwest, Mount Rainier’s towering peak is visible from downtown Seattle on a clear da...
by Jim Cheney
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