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    College Campuses to Visit

    At these colleges, sublime natural settings, historical significance, notable architecture, world-class cultural centers, and spirited sporting events combine for a captivating campus encounter.

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    College Campuses to Visit - Harvard University, Harvard, MA

    Harvard's 400-acre campus is comprised of beautiful landmark buildings, grassy parks, and bustling Harvard Square, chockablock with restaurants, bookstores, street performers, and musicians.

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    College Campuses to Visit - Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

    Artists and creative souls will surely find inspiration at the Rhode Island School of Design. It is the country's leading arts school and the RISD Museum (pictured here) is worth a visit.

  • Sewanee: The University of the South

    College Campuses to Visit - The University of the South, Sewanee, TN

    Sewanee's 13,000-acre campus, collectively known as "the Domain," encompasses the university's buildings and the town of Sewanee, Tennessee, as well as large tracts of the surrounding countryside.

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    College Campuses to Visit - Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA

    Thousands of oak, redwood, cedar, and eucalyptus trees surround Stanford's red-roofed Spanish-colonial style buildings, designed to be reminiscent of California’s missionary past.

  • Tulane University

    College Campuses to Visit - Tulane University, New Orleans

    Tulane's Uptown campus, set along New Orleans’s streetcar-plowed St. Charles Avenue and opposite lush Audubon Park, covers more than 110 acres speckled with majestic oaks and 80 eclectic buildings.

  • U.S. Air Force Academy

    College Campuses to Visit - U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, CO

    The U.S. Air Force Academy's campus promises the singular chance to watch cadets march to lunch and spot trainer aircraft buzz overhead, all while soaking in the beauty of the Rocky Mountains.

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    College Campuses to Visit - University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

    An ideal University of Michigan visit incorporates joining the blue-and-gold bedecked masses for a game day at The Big House, once again the country's largest football stadium (sorry, Penn State).

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    College Campuses to Visit - University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

    Thomas Jefferson gave the University of Virginia its architectural legacy: his Academical Village, a great Lawn surrounded by the University's main buildings and capped by the majestic Rotunda.

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    College Campuses to Visit - University of Washington, Seattle

    Come spring, the Seattle rain transforms the University of Washington's campus into a verifiable pink wonderland as countless cherry blossom trees burst into bloom.

  • Yale University

    College Campuses to Visit - Yale University, New Haven, CT

    Yale's architectural highlights include a collection of largely Gothic structures peppered with garden and courtyard designs by James Gamble Rogers, and modern touches by Cesar Pelli and Frank Gehry.

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