The Manzanar National Historic Site gives a glimpse into the lives of the Japanese Americans that were incarcerated there, during World War II. It is located in California’s Owens Valley, on US-395, about 250 miles east of Los Angeles. The Japanese Americans were first brought to Manzanar in March of 1942, until the last incarcerates were released in 1945.2
Grand Teton National Park is in the northwest of the U.S state of Wyoming. It encompasses the Teton mountain range, the 4000-meter Grand Teton peak, and the valley known as Jackson Hole. It’s a popular destination for mountaineering, hiking, backcountry camping and fishing, linked to nearby Yellowstone National Park by the John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Memorial Parkway.
Lake Mohave was formed in 1953 with the completion of the Davis Dam. Lake Mohave, is part of the Lake Mead National Recreation Area administered by the National Park Service. Lake Mohave’s 237 miles of shoreline can be enjoyed year round. It is surrounded by private, sandy beaches, and shoreline littered with multicolored rocks.6