National Wild and Scenic Rivers of the Unites States have been protected by law since the program’s inception in 1968. There are about 250 designated National Wild and Scenic Rivers, to date. We’ve selected three of these interesting and diverse ecosystems to explore.
The USA has a fantastic array of libraries, big and small, public and academic, for you to explore. Whether you go to see their general collection of books, to visit the rare books and manuscripts they contain, or to ogle the stunning architecture, these libraries are great destinations for you as you drive the nation.
In surveys of the best places to live in the USA, Pittsburgh always ranks near the very top. We can understand this. It is a friendly city, and the Downtown is compact and easy to navigate. It is a world class city with major museums, sports teams and Fortune 500 companies. The city is famous for its three rivers, which are the reason Pittsburgh began; the Allegheny flows from the northeast and the Monongahela from the southeast to form the Ohio at Pittsburgh. All three offer recreation, sightseeing and visual beauty. Pittsburgh is a city of hills, and of neighborhoods with delightful character, much of it based upon the people who first settled there. If you have only a long weekend to see Pittsburgh, here are some highlights to put on your list: