Andersonville National Historic Site might be one of the most moving National Historic Sites you’ve never heard of. Located in Andersonville, Georgia, it hosts three features in one place: Andersonville National Cemetary, the Andersonville prison, and the National Prisoner of War Museum.
All of these different sites combine in one spot to make for a fascinating historical site. It not only serves as a stopover for those interested in Civil War history but also highlights some of the incredible stories of American prisoners of war (POW).
In this post, we want to dive into what makes Andersonville National Historic Site so special. We’ll cover each of these three areas of the site on their own, plus provide a few tips on how to make the trip.
Tis the season for fried foods, fair rides, concerts, rodeos and so much more! You guessed it – it’s that time of year again for the Colorado State Fair located in Pueblo, Colorado. There aren’t many people that dislike fairs. However, if you aren’t typically a fan, the Colorado State Fair is sure to change your mind. This is one that brings people together from all over the world to indulge in rich culture and fun from August 25-September 4.
Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area is a National Heritage Area in the U.S. state of Georgia that encompasses natural, cultural, and historical beauty in an environment that is fun to explore year round.
The mountain itself is part of the 2,550 acre DeKalb County park called the Davidson – Arabia Nature Preserve. The Preserve also includes other large formations of exposed granite, wetlands, pine and oak forests, multiple streams, and two lakes. Leashed dogs are welcome, too! As you begin to plan your visit, consider partaking in some of the following activities.
While Aspen gets much of the attention when it comes to Colorado vacation destinations, Breckenridge offers equally amazing activities and scenery. Don’t miss these attractions the next time you’re in town, whether it’s for the day or a longer stay.
The Mana Wynwood in Miami, Florida, is calling for all craft beer lovers to unite! This event is on Saturday, August 26, from 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Ticket holders, who must be at least 21 years old, will have the opportunity to bond over craft beverages. These beverages are from breweries across the nation.
“West Virginia, mountain mamma, take me home to the country roads.” If you know this John Denver song, you know he was quite fond of West Virginia, and there are plenty of reasons why. John Denver didn’t just sing about places he loved for no reason. They meant something to him, and West Virginia was indeed one of those locations.
Situated on Point Lobos at the main entrance to the California Coastal Trail, Lands End Lookout is one of the newer attractions in San Francisco; so, if you are an old hand at the points to see, it may not be on your radar. It ought to be. Land’s End Lookout was created in 2012, on the ruins of the historic Sutro Baths, and it is part of the expansive Golden Gate National Park. In addition, Lands End Lookout offers wildlife viewing, picnicking, strolling, history, and other recreation activities.
Located in the upper center of the state alongside the Buckhannon River is the historic city of Buckhannon, West Virginia. Here, this quaint county seat is surrounded by rich scenery, historic buildings, and many unique offerings for a memorable trip. One of the best traits is that there is a fair amount of historical and modern attractions to enjoy. Ranging from exciting community events to outdoor recreational opportunities.
If you have a passion for national and state parks, then you probably take road trips to see ones on your bucket list specifically. We’re here to tell you that you can experience some of the most breathtaking parks in the U.S. Whether you enjoy challenging rock climbing, kayaking viewing wildlife or peaceful views, there are plenty within the U.S. you will enjoy.
As part of our Drive the Nation Summer of Sightseeing, today we are highlighting our favorite parks in the United States. Participate in the fun by sharing a photo of your favorite park and enter for a chance to win the Drive The Nation Summer of Sightseeing contest using #DTNSoS. You can view the official rules here.
Believe it or not, you don’t have to travel outside of the country to experience some of the most pristine and tranquil beaches. The United States is home to some of the best beaches in the world.
As part of our Drive the Nation Summer of Sightseeing, today we are highlighting our favorite beaches in the United States. Participate in the fun by sharing a photo of your favorite beach and enter for a chance to win the Drive The Nation Summer of Sightseeing contest using #DTNSoS. You can view the official rules here.