Some of the best reasons to visit national parks are the chance to spot wildlife, including bison, elk, bear, moose, wolves, eagles, trumpeter swans and more. Plus, of course, hundreds of species of birds. With more than 400 national parks and preserves in the National Parks System, there’s plenty of opportunity.
Indianapolis is justifiably famous for the Indy 500 race every Memorial Day weekend. It’s the oldest race in the USA – 2021 is the 105th running – and one of the most famous races in the world. But Indianapolis has a much more to offer, during Race Week or anytime of the year. Here’s why Indianapolis is on our list of where to go next.
The National Park Service has added more than a dozen new sites across the USA into the National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom Program. The new listings join nearly 700 other sites, programs, and facilities in the network which honor, preserve, and promote the history of resistance to enslavement through escape and flight.
The deadline to have a Real ID for air travel has been pushed back again, to Spring 2023, to give us all more time to get identification that meet updated security requirements to prevent counterfeiting. You’ll need a compliant ID also to enter any federal facility, including a military base, courthouse or IRS office..