These places have been recommended as stops to make on travels you're already making. They have in common a general feeling of home, "rightness," magic, or some other sense. More entries will be made as people submit them in the digest.
This list was last updated May 2, 2001.
There's a little information about it on the web if you search for 'Ankerwyke yew' - it's one of the places where King Henry II is supposed to have met his lover or something.
"The problem with this one is that I don't know exactly where it is. There's a park in a ravene in south-central Ohio. The area is flat, flat, flat, like there's never been a hill ever created anywhere - except for this ravene with a hidden forest that'll make you cry for home. And I don't know its name. It's a state park, though, so it's probably findable. I'm almost certain it has the word "Ravene" or possibly "Gorge" in its name."
[This may be Clifton Gorge State Nature Preserve, in Greene County, Ohio. The contributor is unsure.]
On Route 101 on the Washington loop, there's a road sign for "Big Cedar Stump." It's big. On the same road, Ruby Beach.
Olympic Hot Springs, Bagby hot springs, and the weird little spring down the road from the hot spring resort in Banff.