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Enjoying Fall in Philadelphia

If you live near downtown Philadelphia, you are in luck! Historic Philadelphia Inc. is putting on events throughout the fall that will bring history to life and celebrate the season.

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Discovering American Latino Heritage in our National Parks

Taos Pueblo. Two residents of Taos c. 1890.  Despite general resistance to outside infiltration, Spanish cultural influence in architecture, practice and garb are seen throughout the Pueblo. Courtesy of the Library of CongressSpanning five centuries beginning in the age of exploration, Latino peoples have played an important role in American history and the development of America.

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Catch the Beauty of the Annual Monarch Butterfly Migration

From early September to late October, witness one of the most delicate migrations in the animal kingdom! The only insect in the world known to do so, the monarch butterfly makes its annual southern migration in the fall, travelling up to 3,000 miles to overwinter in Mexico.

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Appalachian Trail Conservancy to Celebrate 2nd Annual Family Hiking Day

Built over the course of 15 years, the Appalachian Trail was completed on Aug. 14, 1937. This year marks the 75th anniversary of the completion of the trail, and what better way to celebrate than joining the Appalachian Trail Conservancy for the 2nd Annual Family Hiking Day!

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Fall Travel Deals for Park Visitors

Rocky Mountain National ParkLabor Day has come and gone, which means fall is almost upon us! Though the temperatures may be cooling down, autumn is a wonderful time to visit our national parks; the leaves are changing and the scenery is breathtaking. Many parks are offering promotions for those wishing to visit this autumn. 

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