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America's Best Urban Oasis

04 Nov
November 4, 2010 When people think of great parks in urban areas, Central Park in New York City and Golden Gate Park in San Francisco frequently come to mind. Often overlooked, but undeservedly so, is the National Arboretum in Northeast DC. One wouldn’t expect to find 450 acres of pristine forest sandwiched between two major DC arteries, but at the intersection of Bladensburg Road and New York Avenue lies one of the most beautiful parks in the entire country. Read more [...]