Across the street from the Glen Iris Inn is the William Pryor Letchworth Museum. Call ahead to see if it is open.
The museum is a window into the fascinating history of Letchworth State Park and a tribute to the efforts of Mr. Letchworth to preserve that past for all to share and enjoy.
Displays include the story of William P. Letchworth, the history of the Genesee Valley, and the lives of the many groups of people who have lived there.
The Upper Falls are located less than a half mile further south from the Middle Falls. You can walk on the Gorge Trail
alongside the river to reach Upper Falls.
An active train trestle spans the gorge above the falls and carries trains over the 140-year-old Portageville bridge. Hikers are not allowed on the iron bridge.
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This beautiful and historic area in the Navajo Nation is in the 4 Corners area of the US and was profiled in an off the beaten path report by Tom and Patti Burkett - https://rvlifestyle.com/4-corners-region-navajo-stories/
Just south of Avalon is the National Navy UDT-SEAL Museum. It is the only museum dedicated solely to preserving the history of the United States Navy SEALs and their predecessors.
This museum really is fascinating and an inside look at the history of an elite, super-secret group of warriors, rarely and
only more recently in the public eye.
Hours are 10am-4pm Tues-Sat and 12pm-4pm Sun. Admission is $15/person.
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While you’re at Stuart Beach, visit the stunning Elliott Museum which may have the world’s greatest collection of antique Ford trucks (as well as 95 vintage cars, 10 vintage motorcycles, and 5 wooden boats). Plus exhibits on the local history of the area.
Hours are 10am-5pm daily and admission is $14/person.
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For a glimpse into the history of the island, head for Gilbert’s Bar House of Refuge. This house served as a refuge for shipwrecked sailors during the days when this area earned the nickname “The Treasure Coast”.
This is the oldest building on the Treasure Coast and the only fully-restored house of refuge (of 10) in Florida. The House is now a museum displaying historical maritime artifacts, personal items, and furnishings belonging to the House's “Keeper” and family, and pieces salvaged from old shipwrecks.
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When a devastating fire in Dec. 1904 destroyed most of the buildings, townsfolk had nowhere to go but down. So they developed an underground city. It's a really cool tour. Here's a video we did on it: https://youtu.be/R0vHqf2m5c8
Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument spans about one million acres. It is a vast stretch of desert with a white-sandstone mesa, with incredible views, natural bridges and even a 126 foot high water fall. Be sure to stop by visitor centers for an overview.
The area is mostly white-sandstone mesa with some pretty incredible views, as well as some steep drop-offs. Here are all the best things to see and do in the area with an RV: https://rvlifestyle.com/the-grand-staircase-8-best-things-to-do-see/
The town of Liberal, Kansas has taken on the role of Dorothy’s hometown. When you arrive at Dorothy’s house, a latter-day Dorothy greets you garbed in the iconic Judy Garland dress. You will learn about the house, life on the Kansas plains, and pass through a simulated tornado. Liberal, Kansas, has a Harvest Host location near by, and many other attractions. A great Off the Beaten Path destination!
Fort Mose State Historic Park, 15 Fort Mose Trail, St. Augustine, FL 32084, USA
Off the Beaten Path
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Fort Mosé is a small Florida fort established when Spain was ruling, slavery was flourishing in the US colonies farther north, and because slaves were much less harshly treated by the Spaniards, there was a constant flow of escapees coming into Florida. Enslaved people who made it across the border had the option of securing their freedom by converting to Catholicism and agreeing to a term of military service. This state park tells the history in its museum, also there is a place for canoes, kayaks, bird viewing.
Coeur d' Alene is known as a popular resort town with a 'floating green' hole on the golf coarse adjacent to the Coeur d' Alene Resort shown in the attached photo. The city is located in the Pacific North West area of Idaho and has a variety of campgrounds located with various amenities. Blackwell Island RV Park is a popular private campground with all the amenities listed! We have stayed at this RV location a couple of times and it does not disappoint. Located close to town and adjacent to the lake. A popular floating restaurant Cedars in only a few minutes away by car. Website: idahorvpark.com
401 Little White House Rd, Warm Springs, GA 31830, USA
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be sure to drive 11 miles into Warm Springs to visit the Little White House. https://rvlifestyle.com/georgias-pine-mountain-trail-and-fdrs-legacy/ We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to the area, easily accessible off I-85. We found August to be a bit too hot for long hikes. Late fall and spring are the best times.
With two floors and packed with hundreds of interactive exhibits, the Museum of Discovery and Science explores a variety of different fields of science.
You can explore the wetlands of the Everglades with a ride on the Everglades Airboat Adventure. Then experience hurricane-force winds in the Storm Center.
Plus, understand Florida’s prehistoric past with a giant prehistoric megalodon, saber-toothed cat, and an Imperial mammoth.
And enjoy the playful antics of North American river otters in their two-story indoor/outdoor habitat. There’s also a spectacular six-story-high IMAX theater.
The museum is open year-round, Mon-Sat from 10 am-5 pm, and Sun from 12 pm-5 pm.
To read more of the best things to do in Fort Lauderdale, head to our website: https://rvlifestyle.com/7-best-things-to-do-in-fort-lauderdale-fl/