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Journeys Through America is a nonprofit organization providing educational material for all school-aged children across the country. The program will form partnerships with local school districts to provide children with a new, interactive, educational experience integrating the history of America and its National Parks. Journeys Through America's goal is to foster a fun and adventurous learning environment that will promote altruistic growth within our children and our greater community.

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Austin, TX

By Jul 21st 2010 No Comments »

Our travels took us next to the city of Austin, Texas.  After a long drive, we were looking forward to some quality time experiencing one of the many things the locals partake in on a nightly basis.  This brought us to beneath the Congress Ave. Bridge, sprawled out in a grass park amongst hundreds of […]

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New Orleans

By Jul 19th 2010 No Comments »

After seeing the Gulf Coast of Alabama and Mississippi, we arrived in New Orleans late Thursday night and stayed at Bayou Segnette State Park, only a few miles from downtown.  Neither of us have ever been to the area, but were excited to learn about the culture, history and unique anecdotes that make this city […]

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Alabama: Gulf Shores State Park

By Jul 16th 2010 No Comments »

On Wednesday we departed DeSoto State Park and headed south through Birmingham towards the Gulf Coast of Alabama. We arrived Wednesday night at Gulf Shores State Park in Gulf Shores, Alabama. Since neither of us have been in the area, and also because of recent events, we decided to spend a few hours at the […]

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Nashville, TN

By Jul 11th 2010 No Comments »

Hey All! We’ve been hanging out in Nashville the last few nights. This place is amazing and Tennessee is another state rich with history & recreational activities. Once we crossed the border coming from VA, I think there was a sign for either a historic area, monument or park every 5 miles. Yesterday we had […]

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Virginia Beach to Nashville

By Jul 10th 2010 No Comments »

We left Friday morning early and hit the road for a long 12 hour drive to Nashville. Along the way we were able to check out the Natural Bridge, found in Rockbridge County, VA.  The Natural Bridge is among the 7 natural wonders of the world and is a geological formation in which Cedar Creek […]

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Colonial Williamsburg

By Jul 10th 2010 No Comments »

We decided to stay an extra night in Virginia before heading to Nashville.  Virginia is loaded with history as it was the first English colony established in the New World back in 1607 so it was easy to find things to do. Thursday we decided to explore Colonial Williamsburg. Colonial Williamsburg is the historic district […]

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Baxter State Park: Mt. Katahdin

By Jul 8th 2010 No Comments »

After spending the first half of last week in Acadia National Park, we decided to head a few hours north to Baxter State Park, the home of infamous Mt. Katahdin. Mt. Katahdin looms 5,268 ft. over the small town of Millinocket, Maine.  Katahdin isn’t the only draw to Baxter State Park, but is however, the […]

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Acadia National Park: My Take on The Park

By Jul 3rd 2010 No Comments »

All in all, I think it’s easy to say that Acadia National Park is a truly magical place. I’m not sure of any other place that you can hike the tallest peak on the North Atlantic seaboard and then go for a swim in the ocean a short drive later, or be the first to […]

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1 very packed car and 2 adventurous women

By Jun 28th 2010 5 Comments »

On the 28th of June, this hot, hazy, humid 93 degrees day in Boston, JTA is off.  Months in the working consisting of long nights of planning (packing) and dreaming we are finally here.  Setting aside all nerves, I’m taking one step in a new direction of growth and discovery.  We are off to Acadia […]

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…And We’re Off!

By Jun 28th 2010 2 Comments »

It’s finally here. It’s finally GO time! I couldn’t be more excited to finally get on the road…it’s been a long couple months; busy with trip preparations and park planning. We’ll finally be departing Boston in less than an hour, with our first stop being Acadia National Park. I’ve actually never been there, but heard […]

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