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Free Admission to Any National Park This Saturday

National parks that typically charge entrance fees will be offering free admission this weekend to mark the start of National Park Week. Continue reading

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National Parks Free Entrance on September 30

The National Park Service turned 100 years old in 2016. To celebrate the start of a second century, The National Park Service is waving entrance fees on certain days of the year.  The next free day is National Public Lands … Continue reading

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National Parks Free This Weekend

Technically, the last day of summer for 2016 is September 21. That’s the day before the first day of autumn (September 22). However, here in the USA, Labor Day is the traditional end of summer, and the day is quickly … Continue reading

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Road Trip – Nantucket Island, MA

You don’t have to hop on a plane at Albany to head to the Islands. Nantucket Island, is a short drive, and ferry trip away from Columbia County.  It’s about a 3.5 hour drive to Hyannis, MA, where you can … Continue reading

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NY State Rail Projects Getting $149M From Feds

September 26, 2011 11:46 AM Associated Press ALBANY — New York state is getting nearly $150 million in federal transportation funding aimed at upgrading passenger service in Amtrak’s Empire Corridor. U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood says more than $91 million … Continue reading

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