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Chaco Culture National Historic Park

By  •  December 2, 2016

Located in northwestern New Mexico, you’ll find the ancient Chaco Culture National Historic Park. This park is famous for being one of the most exceptional concentration of pueblos in the American Southwest. The park consist of some of the most historic ancient ruins north of Mexico and preserves some of the most important pre-Columbian cultural and historical areas in North America.

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Guide to Visiting Harper’s Ferry National Historic Park

By  •  October 28, 2016

Many trips often ask you to make a choice: explore the great outdoors, or spend time touring the city. Harper’s Ferry National Historic Park says why not both? This historic park combines the historic reenactment town charm with beautiful park views. Whether you want to spend a day in a museum setting, hiking, or learning about the colonial era of our nation, Harper’s Ferry National Historic Park has a little something for everyone.

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5 Favorite National Historic Landmarks in the Midwest

By  •  September 22, 2016

The Midwest has a huge collection of oddities, nationally recognized landmarks, and other unique offerings you just can’t find anywhere else. Sometimes it feels like you can’t turn around without seeing something of significance in Middle America.

While everyone knows about the St. Louis Gateway Arch or Mount Rushmore, there are so many other unique historic landmarks that you can visit. Here are five historic landmarks you may not have known about that you can visit on your next Midwestern road trip.

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Chumash Painted Cave State Historic Park

By  •  September 12, 2016

Located in beautiful Santa Barbara, California, this hidden gem of a park is home to some of the last remaining cave art that was created by the Chumash Native Americans. These paintings are estimated to date back to the 1600s, if not earlier. The cave itself is quite small, and is made of sandstone boulders.

This photo of Chumash Painted Cave State Historic Park is courtesy of TripAdvisor.

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Tour America’s Historic Homes

By  •  May 4, 2016

Some of the best historic attractions to visit in the U.S. are actually former residences. There is so much you can learn about an era or a famous historical figure by exploring the way they lived daily life. From modest abodes to expansive mansions, we love old homes! Learn about our favorite historic homes that you can visit and let us know which ones you love! Read More

Quick Guide to Historic Springfield, Illinois

By  •  February 27, 2016

Just a three-hour drive away from its metropolitan sister city of Chicago, the city of Springfield, Illinois, is the state’s capital and the largest city in Central Illinois.

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Top Attractions Along Historic Route 66 in Missouri

By  •  April 18, 2015

These 13 sights are must-see stops on “The Mother Road”. Find out our top picks for attractions on Route 66 in Missouri by reading the list below!

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Historic Sites in the Southwest

By  •  February 18, 2014

 

The Southwest is an incredible area of the country, and not just because the region falls into a distinguished category of year-round destinations. It is also the unique blend …
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4 Historic East Coast Theaters

By  •  January 30, 2014

Despite the presence of Netflix, Americans continue to enjoy visiting the theater for live productions. According to a 2012 survey conducted by the National Endowment for the Arts, one in …
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Organ Mountains Desert Peaks National Monument

By  •  March 22, 2017

The land around Organ Mountains Desert Peaks National Monument has been important to Native Americans for generations. In 2014, this land was approved as a National Monument by President Obama.

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