The 10th annual National Book Festival held on Saturday, Sept. 25, 2010, on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., between 3rd and 7th streets from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Author PavilionsMore than 70 authors, illustrators and poets will be making presentations on the National Mall throughout the day in the Children, Teens & Children, […]
Archive for September, 2010
Sringeri Vidya Bharati Foundation (SVBF) is established as an international extension of the ancient Sri Sharada Peetham, Sringeri, Karnataka State, India. The Foundation functions under the direct guidance of the Jagadguru Shanakaracharya, His Holiness Sri Sri Bharati Tirtha Mahaswamigal of the Sringeri Sharada Peetham. Please click on the image for pictures.
The “Niagara of Pennsylvania”, Bushkill Falls is among the Keystone State’s most famous scenic attractions. This unique series of eight waterfalls, nestled deep in the wooded Pocono Mountains, is accessible through an excellent network of hiking trails and bridges which afford fabulous views of the falls and the surrounding forest. Please click on the image […]
Kittatinny Point Visitor Center is the main New Jersey office for the DWGNRA. The recreation area encompasses 67,000 acres in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, transected by 40 miles of the scenic middle Delaware River. Worthington State Forest, Van Campen’s Glen, a 25-mile stretch of the Appalachian Trail that runs along the Kittatinny Ridge, more than […]
Long Beach is a city in Nassau County, New York. One of Long Island’s two cities, it is located on a namesake island, which forms part of the Outer Barrier off Long Island’s South Shore. Please click on the image for pictures.
Everyone can enjoy the 2,413 acres park which comprises of 6.5 miles of ocean beach frontage and a half mile of bay frontage developed for still water bathing. It is popular for its excellent beaches with 10 km in length facing to the Atlantic Ocean and furnishes one of the most popular summer recreational locations […]
Robert Moses State Park has about five miles of ocean beach from which visitors can swim, surf or surf-fish. Anglers can also fish from piers. A day-use boat basin can accommodate 40 boats. The park also has picnic areas and the 18-hole Robert Moses State Park Pitch & Putt Golf Course. Please click on the […]
Heckscher State Park has more than a million visitors a year. Twenty miles of trails attract hikers, bicycle and cross-country skiers. Swimmers can use the Great South Bay or the swimming pool complex. There are picnic areas, a boat launch ramp, playing fields, playground and 69 camp sites. Please click on the image for pictures.
Fort Hancock at Sandy Hook — part of Gateway National Recreation Area — provided coastal defense for New York Harbor from 1895 until 1974. During the height of the Cold War, the fort housed Nike missiles prepared to intercept jet warplanes threatening New York City. Just a quick trip from Manhattan by ferry, the historic […]
Coopers Beach in Southampton places fourth in the Top Ten Beaches in America according to Dr. Beach. Long Island, NY has two of America””s Top Ten Beaches. Visitors can enjoy the white sandy shores with the backdrop of nature and historic mansions. Located on Dune Rd., the beach has a day parking fee, full facilities […]