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The best historic destinations in the U.S.

Quick Guide to Historic Springfield, Illinois
1 year ago

Quick Guide to Historic Springfield, Illinois

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.

Once home …
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Favorite Presidential Homes You Can Visit
2 years ago

Favorite Presidential Homes You Can Visit

This is the month in which we celebrate Presidents Day, due to the fact that both Washington and Lincoln’s birthdays are in February. When you drive the nation, you have many opportunities to visit presidential homes, from the most famous to the somewhat obscure. Here are some favorites:

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Mount Vernon
2 years ago

Mount Vernon

You don’t need to be a fan of the founding fathers, or even a huge history buff, to appreciate a visit to the Mount Vernon estate. George Washington’s former homestead, located just south of Washington D.C. in Virginia, boasts a museum, gardens, farm, and even the tomb of our first president. Of course, that’s all in addition to the actual house. Well, “house” might be a bit of an understatement. It’s a stately mansion of 21 rooms and more than 11,000 square feet. Read More

Magnificent Libraries to Visit
2 years ago

Magnificent Libraries to Visit

The USA has a fantastic array of libraries, big and small, public and academic, for you to explore. Whether you go to see their general collection of books, to visit the rare books and manuscripts they contain, or to ogle the stunning architecture, these libraries are great destinations for you as you drive the nation. Read More

MLK Jr. Heritage Drive
2 years ago

MLK Jr. Heritage Drive

Road Trip from Atlanta, GA to Memphis, TN

Each year in January, we honor the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. One way to do this is to share in …
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Beautiful Veteran’s Memorials to Visit
2 years ago

Beautiful Veteran’s Memorials to Visit

Today, you can go to virtually any major city across the world and find moving memorials to veterans. From the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, to the ANZAC War Memorial in Sydney, these have been built to commemorate those who lost their lives fighting for their countries in various battles and wars.

While these monuments often highlight dark times, they are very important to visit and remember none the less. No matter where you are across America, the history of not only the country, but also the world, has been shaped by brave men and women who have served in the Armed Forces.

What you will find when visiting many of these veteran’s memorials is how beautifully designed and built they are. It makes them worth visiting for that alone, never mind the importance behind them.

With Veteran’s Day coming up, we’ll take a look at some beautiful Veteran’s memorials to visit the next time you’re in any of these cities. Read More

Quick Guide to Richmond
2 years ago

Quick Guide to Richmond

Though it’s the capital of Virginia, Richmond is often overshadowed by suburban D.C. cities like Arlington and Alexandria, Charlottesville (home to UVA), and Virginia Beach. However, it has a lot …
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Best Lighthouses on the East Coast
2 years ago

Best Lighthouses on the East Coast

Both practical and pretty, lighthouses not only illuminate the way for vessels at sea, but also provide amazing photo-ops and plenty of artistic inspiration. While you can find these beauties …
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Top Attractions Along Historic Route 66 in Missouri
2 years ago

Top Attractions Along Historic Route 66 in Missouri

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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Remembering MLK, Jr. at His Memorials
3 years ago

Remembering MLK, Jr. at His Memorials

Visit the MLK, Jr. Memorial & MLK, Jr. National Historic Site

There’s no doubt that Martin Luther King, Jr., was the most influential American leader in the African-American Civil Rights …
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