With a city rich in history and culture such as Washington D.C. it’s a must visit location which plenty of fun for the entire family. In addition, with autumn temperatures in the low 70’s and rain showers few and far between you won’t have to sweat, bundle up or pack an umbrella. Plus, this time of year the fall foliage is gorgeous. And if you’re planning a last minute fall trip, we’ve got you covered with some must see sites around the city.
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Here in Orlando, we’re lucky to have an exhibition called Titanic the Experience to walk us through what it might have been like to be an actual passenger on the boat and a tiny taste of what we could have experienced when the ship met its icy grave. Beyond this usual tour, the facility is now offering a special Ghost Tour that takes place every Thursday at 7:00 p.m. I wasn’t quite sure what to expect from it all, but I was quite pleased with the outcome.
The Battleship USS Alabama was originally commissioned in 1942 and earned nine battle stars for its Asiatic-Pacific operations during World War II. The ship only operated for 37 months during the war and last ran under its power in 1946. It was towed in 1964 to its current location in Mobile, Alabama. Today it is the centerpiece of the beautiful 175-acre Battleship Memorial Park.
The Hudson River Valley in New York is rich in history, nature and fun things to do. The Hudson River, named after the explorer Henry Hudson, stretches from New York City to well past the state capital in Albany. The river region is divided up into the Upper Hudson Valley, Mid-Hudson Valley, and Lower Hudson Valley. The Lower Hudson Valley is an hour drive north of New York City. On the contrary, the Mid-Hudson Valley is approximately two hours north of the city. Within the short driving distance, there is so much to see and do year round.