If your kids are tired of historic homes or battlefields, check out the natural history in your state. We visited Fossil Butte National Monument in Wyoming on vacation and were fascinated with its fossils from a prehistoric lake. Read my new review of America's aquarium in stone!
Here's my list of favorite Civil War books for children and teens. What book would you add to the list?
The Moton Museum in Farmville, Virginia is known as the birthplace of the student civil rights movement. This Friday marks the 70th anniversary of the student-led walkout, which ultimately helped integrate schools in America. Read my new review of the museum and plan your visit!
While visiting Dublin, one of the must-see historic sites is the Book of Kells exhibit at Trinity College. Your kids will be awe-struck by both the medieval manuscript and the Harry Potter-like library that’s part of the college. Read my new review today and take a virtual tour until you can visit in person!
This week marks the 156th anniversary of the end of the Civil War. Pamplin Historical Park near Petersburg, Virginia is a great historical site to visit to learn more about the final days of the war. Read my new review today!
This year, I'll post each quarter about my favorite books read in the past three months. Read today's post to see what I read January - March in 2021!
Sometimes historical ruins are the perfect places to absorb history while letting your kids run in nature. Read my new review of Historic Polegreen Church and learn more about this atmospheric place perfect for a springtime picnic.
Today is St. Patrick's Day! My favorite place to visit in Ireland is the Cliffs of Moher, located on the Wild Atlantic Way. Read my new review today to begin planning your dream trip there once travel restrictions are lifted.
One of the top must-see National Parks is Yosemite National Park in California. From its jaw-dropping waterfalls to its towering sequoias, this park has something for everyone. With its location just a few hours away from San Francisco, it’s an easy add-on during a Northern California vacation. And don’t miss the charming Mariposa Museum and History Center while you’re entering or leaving the park.
Did you know there is a 16th century English Tudor mansion in Richmond, Virginia even though the English colony of Jamestown wasn’t founded until the 17th century? Agecroft Hall and Gardens in Richmond’s West End is a beautiful example of preserving and protecting history and makes a fun outing for families to learn more about Tudor history. Plan your visit today!