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September 18, 2020

YELLOWSTONE: AMERICA’S FIRST ECO LODGE

OLD FAITHFUL INN WAS BUILT TO CAPTURE THE WILD, UNRULY ESSENCE OF NATURE. Even if

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September 16, 2020

YELLOWSTONE: INTO THE WILD VICTORIAN YONDER

THE UNIFORM OF PARK RANGERS ECHOES THOSE OF EARLY ARMY OFFICERS. Today, Yellowstone

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September 11, 2020

YELLOWSTONE: BIRTH OF THE PARK MODEL

HOW AMERICA BECAME FAITHFUL TO OLD FAITHFUL. Every 90 minutes, hundreds of onlookers

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September 8, 2020

WEST COAST: CALIFORNIA DREAMING

CALIFORNIA IS A DREAMER’S PARADISE. Maybe because so many of its landmarks and

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September 2, 2020

LAS VEGAS: GOLDEN AGE OF “THE RAT PACK”

NOBODY KNOWS WHO CAME UP THE NAME, WHICH SUGGESTS A RAFFISH, IRREVERENT, AND

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August 28, 2020

LAS VEGAS: BUGSY SIEGEL’S DREAM

SIEGEL MAY HAVE BEEN AN EFFICIENT ASSASSIN, BUT HE PROVED A DISASTROUS MANAGER.

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August 26, 2020

MONTEREY: STROLLING CANNERY ROW

FEW CITIES HAVE BEEN SO ENTIRELY LINKED TO A LITERARY FIGURE AS MONTEREY IS WITH

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August 21, 2020

SAN SIMEON: AMERICAN XANADU

IN THE END, SAN SIMEON BACKFIRED ON ITS CREATOR. In 1919, weary of taking his movie

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August 18, 2020

YOSEMITE: THE CONQUEST OF HALF DOME

A GRANDER SURFACE AND A GRANDER STANDPOINT…COULD HARDLY HAVE BEEN FOUND IN ALL THE

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August 13, 2020

YOSEMITE: JOHN MUIR’S DREAM

HOW ONE MAN’S LOVE AFFAIR WITH NATURE WOULD ULTIMATELY PROTECT IT. Even the

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August 11, 2020

SAN FRANCISCO: THE “BEAT” TRAIL

AS ANYONE WHO STROLLS DOWN JACK KEROUAC LANE CAN GUESS, SAN FRANCISCO IS A CITY THAT

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August 5, 2020

SAN FRANCISCO: GHOSTS OF “THE BARBARY COAST”

TODAY’S VISITORS GET THE GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE. 150 YEARS AGO, THEY GOT THE TRAPDOOR.

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