Lap Around America

Celebrating Our Country’s Extraordinary People, Places, & Things

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People, Places, & Things

Lap Around America is a celebration of the extraordinary people, places, and things we find as we travel the country and rediscover America.

We enjoy spending time on the road making new friends, supporting local businesses, volunteering at great nonprofit organizations, and sharing our favorite adventures.

We’re proud to partner with a growing number of consumer brands who provide us with samples, discounts, and deals on products and services that we pass along to the people we meet.

We hope you will follow us on social media and say hello if you ever meet us on the road.

People, Places, & Things

Places We Go
Lap Around America

Juneau, Alaska

In 1867, American secretary of state William Henry Seward struck a deal with the Russian Empire in which the United States would acquire Alaska for

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Dry Tortugas National Park

The vast majority of the area constituting Dry Tortugas National Park is open water. Facilities and amenities are next to nonexistent. The only way to

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Mammoth Cave National Park

Caves and cave systems hold a unique fascination for humans, most of whom have spent their entire lives on the earth’s sunny surface. Beneath it,

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Crater Lake National Park

Of all the national parks, it’s pretty safe to say that Crater Lake has the coolest origin story. Some several thousands of years ago, the

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Joshua Tree National Park

In 1930, a wealthy society woman turned preservation activist founded the International Desert Conservation League. Minerva Hamilton Hoyt’s goal in founding the League was the

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Branson, Missouri

Branson’s transformation into a tourist destination began around the time that Marble Cave got a new name. The cave had attracted enough attention to move

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