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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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An alligator at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge.

Alligator Spotting at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

I’m a big fan of seeing wildlife in their natural habitat. However, my encounters have been few and far between. Unfortunately, I’ve yet to have the chance to go on an Africa safari and, despite all my hiking, haven...
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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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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A waterfall in New Hampshire's White Mountains.

Photo of the Week: A Blissful Waterfall in New Hampshire

I love waterfalls! It really doesn’t matter how big or small they are, whether a lot of water goes over them or just a little; I really just love looking at them and listening to the beautiful sound of rushing water. A fe...
by Jim Cheney
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5 Free Things to do in Washington DC

When you think of budget travel destinations, it’s likely that very few large American cities spring to mind. And, while many American cities might break the bank, there’s one that doesn’t: Washington DC. With...
by Jim Cheney
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