The newest edition to the Duckwyn Travel Card collection is Acadia National Park. Located in Maine, the park was the first national park east of the Mississippi River and it's still the only one in the northeastern United States. It was established by President Woodrow Wilson in 1916 as Sieur de Monts National Monument. It was renamed to Acadia in 1929.
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Iguazú Falls is located along the border of Argentina and Brazil. This 2,700 m (8,858 ft) wide waterfall makes up the largest waterfall system in the world. Its drop is taller than Niagara Falls and its width is wider than Victoria Falls. You can access the falls from a walkway on the Brazilian side or by train on the Argentine side.
Victoria Falls is located on the Zambezi River in Africa. At 1708 m wide and 108 m tall, it is the worlds largest sheet of falling water. The area is protected by two national parks, one in Zimbabwe and the other in neighboring Zambia. David LIvingstone, a Scottish missionary, identified the falls in 1855 and named it after Queen Victoria.
Banff National Park was established in 1885 as Rocky Mountains Park of Canada. In 1930, the Canadian National Parks Act gave the park its current name. The park contains several large glaciers and icefields including the Columbia Icefield, the largest uninterrupted glacial mass in the Rockies.
The park is home to two important historical sites, the Jamestown Settlement and the Yorktown Battlefield. In 1607, the Jamestown Colony became the first succesful English settlement in North America. Just 174 years later, the British would surrendor here to the American Continental Army acknowleding the United States independence.
Saxon Switzerland National Park, established in 1990, is located south of Dresden. The park is split into two areas in the Elbe Sandstone Mountains. Its rocky canyon landscape rises up quickly from the Elbe river in the valley to its peaks reaching up to 556 meters above sea level.
Europe is home to some of the most striking scenery in the world. These five parks ranging from the northern glaciers in Iceland to the unique sandstone rock formations and caves in Turkey, take you through the diverse landscape you'll encounter as you explore the continent.
Here are 5 national parks in Iceland, Austria, Croatia, Germany, and Turkey that you should visit along with our recommendation for what you should not miss while exploring each of the parks.
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Plitvice Lakes National Park is one of the oldest and largest national parks in Croatia. The most popular feature of the park are its 16 lakes connected by caves and waterfalls. Their distinctive colors of blue, green, and grey change based on the minerals in the water and the angle of the sun making it a unique experience.
Vatnajökull National Park is dominated by the the Vatnajökull glacier. It is Europe’s largest glacier outside of the arctic, covering a massive 8,100 km . Its thickness is about 400 to 600 meters helping it to conceal valleys, mountains, and active volcanoes. The glaciers icecaps rise to over 2000 m above sea level.
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