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Here's a neat way to track your visits to all fifty states; this clever USA scratch-off wall map! This is from the same company that created the popular world scratch-off map. The foil top layer features a subtle Stars and Stripes design and when you scratch-off the places you've visited, a vibrant world of geographical detail is revealed beneath. The result is a totally unique and authentic record of your journeys to hang on the wall (frame not included). Scratch Map U.S.A. Edition comes packaged in a beautifully designed card tube and measures 33.1 x 23.4 inches when flat. Get yours today from the Travel Goal Getter Store - we have them in stock! They also make a great gift! $30 each or 2 for $50 - includes priority shipping.
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President Obama will designate five new national monuments on Monday, March 25th, using his power under the Antiquities Act, the 1906 law that enables presidents to set aside important natural, cultural, and historical sites for permanent protection.
San Juan Islands, Washington. Photo used under creative commons by BLMOregon.
The five sites are the First State National Monument in Delaware and Pennsylvania (1,100-acre property that lies on the Brandywine River, Delaware and extending north into Pennsylvania), the Rio Grande del Norte National Monument in New Mexico, the San Juan Islands National Monument in Washington State, the Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers National Monument in Ohio and a monument commemorating Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad in Maryland.
President Obama dedicated four monuments under the same act in his first term: the César E. Chávez National Monument (California), the Fort Monroe National Monument (Virginia), the Fort Ord National Monument (California) and the Chimney Rock National Monument in the San Juan National Forest (Colorado). See the map below to locate the National Monuments designated under President Obama.
National Monuments Designated Under President Obama
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Do you have amazing travel goals? Check out a simple tool to help track of states visited, countries visited, and continents visited - see our Travel Goal iPad App to learn more about tracking your unique travel goals and your travel experiences and bucket-lists on your own travel goal iPad app. See Achieving Travel Goals for some quick advice and a comprehensive guide to help you achieve travel goals. Looking for great articles to plan your next amazing adventure? See our Top Travel Blog Search Engine that searches only the top 150 most widely read and popular travel blogs in the world. Have you traveled to all 50 states, at least 6 continents, or at least 15 countries? Become a free member of our All Fifty Club, Continent Club, and/or Traveler's Country Club and join our Travel Community for FREE today or give a membership as a gift! Happy Travels!
What are the home states of the 2012 London Olympic U.S. Medal Winners? Take a look at the map below to find out! The map was created using the Travel Goal Getter iPad App. The map has also been added to our Travel Goal Getter Pinterest page.
U.S. Olympic Medal Winners call 37 states and Washington D.C. their home states.
The Top Home States of the 2012 London Olympic Medal Winners are:
1) California (55 Medal Winners)
2) Texas (14 Medal Winners)
3) Pennsylvania (13 Medal Winners)
4) Georgia (10 Medal Winners)
4t) New Jersey (10 Medal Winners)
5) Illinois (9 Medal Winners)
5t) New York (9 Medal Winners)
Medal winning Olympians also consider Hawaii and Alaska (not pictured on the map) home states. Of note, soccer gold medal winner Sydney Leroux considers British Columbia her hometown. She chose to compete under her father's American nation of birth but she resides in Arizona.
Do you have travel goals? See Achieving Travel Goals for some quick advice and a comprehensive primer to help you achieve travel goals. Check out a simple tool to help track travel goals and travel accomplishments - see our Travel Goal App for the iPad to learn more about tracking your unique travel goals on your own travel goal iPad app. Have you traveled to all 50 states, all 7 continents, or at least 15 countries? Become a member of our All Fifty Club, 7 Continent Club, and/or Traveler's Country Club today or give a membership as a gift! Happy Travels!
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