The View from Point Sublime | NPCA | "We entered Grand Canyon National Park before sunrise, turning west onto the primitive road toward Point Sublime. This was in those ancient days when a Coupe de Ville could negotiate the unpaved miles with just a few dents and scrapes." Click to read and share the full article for a first-person account of how a child's first visit to the Grand Canyon seeded a life-long path.
A circa 1980s look at the Tuller Hotel,one of the largest luxury hotels in Detroit in the early twentieth century, with 800 rooms, each with a private bath. Photograph and caption by the Historic American Buildings Survey.
The most dramatic view of Biltmore House is en route from the house to the winery. Look for the small lake (Lagoon) on your left. There is a narrow unpaved road at the far end that crosses a small bridge and takes you around the lake for a stunning view of back of the Biltmore House, quite beautiful and makes for great photo's. ..................
In 1916, two society women in their 20s, sisters Adeline and Augusta Van Buren were the first people ever to climb up and down Pikes Peak. They bought a pair of Indian Powerplus Bikes, and completed a transcontinental ride. Their 3,300-mile trip took almost two months, and they had to contend not only with many unpaved roads, but also with social mores. Once they were arrested for publicly wearing trousers.