Celebrating National Monuments For All of Us

Today marks the 111th anniversary of the 1906 Antiquities Actwhich gives presidents the ability to designate national monuments. National monument designations preserve historic landmarks, historic and prehistoric structures, and other […]

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Parenting Teens

This week when I shared the nuts-and-bolts of visiting Bandelier National Monument, I had to think back to why I enjoyed camping there so much. Certainly it’s a very agreeable […]

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New Mexico’s Bandelier National Monument

When it comes to our National Park system, national monuments tend to be sorely overlooked compared to the marquis parks that visitors flock to in their travels. Bandelier is not […]

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