Mount Rushmore

Mount RushmoreBetween October 4, 1927, and October 31, 1941, Gutzon Borglum and 400 workers sculpted the colossal 60 foot (18 m) high carvings of U.S. presidents George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln to represent the first 130 years of American history. These presidents were selected by Borglum because of their role in preserving the Republic and expanding its territory. Mount Rushmore is in South Dakota, in the USA.

Train in Colorado

Train in ColoradoThis is the Georgetown loop railroad. It runs between Georgetown and Silver Plume about an hour west of Denver. Fun thing to do with the kids, especially before Christmas, when you can find Santa on the train visiting with the kids!