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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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Olympic National Park: The Hoh Rainforest

By Sep 1st 2010 No Comments »

Located on the internationally recognized world Heritage Site of the Olympic Peninsula, the Hoh Rain forest preserves a refuge of old growth trees. We chose to explore the Hall of Mosses trail through the forest. It allowed for close up views of the ancient, moss-laden trees rising from a thick carpeting of ferns. While walking […]

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Olympic National Park: Shi Shi Beach

By Sep 1st 2010 No Comments »

On our way to Shi Shi beach in Washington we stopped at one of the most beautiful and memorable Recreation Areas I have ever been to., Salt Creek Recreation Area in Port Angeles. Salt Creek is home to some of the most exceptional tide pools in the Northeast. Unfortunately Ash and I missed low tide […]

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Olympic National Park: The Hoh Rainforest

By Aug 31st 2010 No Comments »

Breathe deep and close your eyes.  Exhale.  You open your eyes. You’re surrounded by trees seemingly as old as the earth.  Their branches are dripping with a forest of moss, green with life. You imagine yourself walking around the base of one of these colossal giants, and quickly loose count of how many steps you […]

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Olympic National Park: Shi Shi Beach

By Aug 31st 2010 No Comments »

After a quick stop at famous Pike Place market in Seattle, WA we rounded the Olympic peninsula and headed north towards Port Angeles and Olympic National Park.  Our first night was spent in Sequim Bay, about an hour east of Port Angeles.  The state park there offered luxurious amenities:  running water, toilets, coin operated showers […]

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