A Trip to America: Dismal Swamp + Blimps

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During the first few weeks of my grandparents’ visit, we decided to show them around our little town. Since we don’t have a lot of big attractions down here like malls and museums, we decided to show them some of the natural (and man-made) beauties of the area.

The first stop was the Dismal Swamp.  There’s a lot of history about the area, which you can read about here.

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My grandpa HAD to get a photo with the large private boats docked at the park.

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After creeping around the dock, we decided to look around the park itself and the little museum that showcased some of the area’s history and wildlife.

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A few days later we took them out to see the blimps near the Coast Guard base.

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The blimps (or airships) are used for surveillance and communication. You can learn more about the site here.

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