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Posts from the View From the Car Window series.

Red Rock Canyon Natural Conservation Area

If you’re in the Las Vegas area, and want to see some of the beautiful sites of the desert, you need to make the short drive to Red Rock Conservation Area. The sandstone canyons of the Red Rock Canyon offer breathtaking beauty, that will make you forget your only a few minutes from the glitz of the Las Vegas Strip.

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Manzanar National Historic Site

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.

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