Assateague Island

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Assateague Island: Where 'Wild' Horses Mooch Junk Food

Park officials worry the ponies are a little too used to humans

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Assateague Island National Seashore: home to stunning vistas, vacationing campers, and wild horses that hustle visitors for their marshmallows, potato chips, and watermelon? An island famous for its untamed horses is feeling the pains of heightened human-equine interactions taking place on its 48,000-acre seashore south of Ocean City,
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Star Light, Star Bright

To have a real celestial experience, get away from urban hotspots

(Newser) - There's no better season than summer for sleeping outdoors under the stars. Get your fill of the Big Dipper at USA Today's ideal star-gazing spots:
  1. Assateague Island National Seashore, Md./Va.
  2. Canyonlands National Park, Moab, Utah
  3. Big Bend National Park, Texas
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