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Photography Locations
Probably an Overnight Trip

 

·         West Virginia

o   Otter Creek

o   Elakala Trail at Blackwater Falls.

o   Inn at Mountain Quest

o   Black Falls

o   Cranberry Bog

o   Cranesville Swamp (also has a Maryland entrance)

o   Bear Rocks Preserve in Dolly Sods.

·         Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, Chincoteague, VA.

·         Finzel Swamp (http://www.nature.org/ourinitiatives/regions/northamerica/unitedstates/maryland_dc/placesweprotect/finzel-swamp.xml )

·         Cape May

o   South Cape May Meadows Preserve (http://www.nature.org/ourinitiatives/regions/northamerica/unitedstates/newjersey/placesweprotect/south-cape-may-meadows.xml )

·         Green Swamp Preserve (North Carolina)

·         Route 100, Vermont: Vermont’s lush Green Mountains are also a great place for a drive, thanks to winding country roads like Route 100, which bisects the state from Stowe south to the Massachusetts border. The midsection, between the towns of Waitsfield and Weston, offers the best scenery. Where to Stop: Gifford Woods State Park. On the Green Mountain crest, west of Woodstock, this patch of primeval forest has been beautifully preserved.

·         Blue Ridge Parkway, Virginia to North Carolina: For most of its 469-mile route, the Blue Ridge Parkway alternates between grand panoramas and up-close looks at lush forests and meadows. That’s no surprise considering that it runs atop the Appalachian Mountains between Virginia’s Shenandoah National Park and the Great Smoky Mountains of far western North Carolina. The parkway is a leisurely cruise rather than a roller coaster, with one exception—its most breathtaking section, the Linn Cove Viaduct, which skims the treetops as it winds around the parkway’s highest peak. Where to Stop: Grandfather Mountain. Rising high above Linn Cove, this 5,837-foot peak offers great views and the famous “Mile High Swinging Bridge.”