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By Mike Cox

Trip deeper into the Texas outback with writer-historian Mike Cox as he recounts the lesser-known tales from Alpine, citadel Davis and Marfa. Revisit the grandeur of Alpine's Holland inn, peer during the telescope on the McDonald Observatory and dip your feet within the water gap at Ernst Tinaja, should you dare. commute again to a time while the Comanche path stretched 1000 miles from Kansas to Mexico, making the large Bend tough to safeguard and irresistible making an attempt. rejoice Cinco de Mayo, the anniversary of Benito Juarez's decisive defeat of the French at Pueblo in 1867. If not anything else, come for the lore and heritage that's as vast within the colossal Bend sector because the mountain passes and desolate tract stretches themselves.

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The observation deck is open Monday through Friday 9:30 am – 4:15 pm. For tours and tower admission go to Room #121. 41 Reading Terminal Market The history of the Reading Terminal Market goes as follows: in 1860 a farmers market stood in this same spot. Local farmers would bring produce to sell to the people of the town. In 1892, they demolished the building and made way for the new market, the Reading Terminal Market. Today, the Reading Terminal Market is an ideal place to pick up a quick bite (although the immense selection may make this difficult) or simply just wander through the market enjoying the scintillating aromas of fresh meats, seafood favorites and produce.

The prison is open daily 11:00 am – 6:00 pm. Tickets can be purchased online or at the ESP box office. Admission costs $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and $8 for student and kids ages 8+. Not recommended for children under 7. Check the ESP website for special offers and rates. org 38 Philadelphia Zoo Established in 1874, the Philadelphia Zoo is America’s first zoo. Home to more than 1,300 animals, this 42-acre complex is open seven days a week to children and grown up animal lovers alike. We recommend you plan a visit some time during the week to avoid the large weekend crowds, mostly children, which flood the various animal exhibits.

The main activity in Collinswood is to wander along the boulevard and shop for souvenirs. These two typical American towns were established at the very same period in time that our nation was founded and beginning to prosper. Their hospitable feel will transport you back to a time when American suburbia shined. VIDEO: Click Here to Watch! (Kindle Fire/ Tablets/ Smartphones) 48 Bushkill Falls, Pennsylvania If you have a full day to spare and do not mind the great outdoors, head to Bushkill Falls, Pennsylvania for a scenic day amid natural beauty.

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