Next week marks the national holiday, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. An important historical site to visit with your family is the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park in Atlanta, Georgia. Read my new post today to learn more about this important historical site.
Even though we're staying close to home this holiday season, we can still visit our local historical sites to see beautiful seasonal decorations from different time periods. Read my new review to get inspiration to find a historic holiday tour in your city!
Every country has a grand home that takes you back in time. In America, it's the Biltmore House. In Ireland, it's the Muckross House. This Victorian home in southwestern Ireland usually has an amazing Christmas experience but while that may be different this year, it should still be on your must-see list when you visit the Emerald Isle, no matter the season!
The Boston Tea Party took place 247 years ago this month, lighting the spark that led to the American Revolution. Read my new review today of the immersive and hands-on museum, the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum. It's a must-see attraction on any trip to Boston! Photo Credit: Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum
Watch my new Travel with Books video about the Virginia Mysteries series. I interviewed the author, Steven K. Smith, and learned about his inspiration for writing these middle-grade novels about Virginia history.
Did you know that Shirley Plantation, located near Richmond, Virginia, is the oldest family-owned business in America? Read my new review to learn about its 400 year history and why it makes a great place to visit with your family today.
Planning a dream trip to Ireland in 2021? Be sure to put the Medieval town of Kilkenny on your itinerary. The Kilkenny Castle is a must-see site and its garden is a great place for kids to play. Read my new review today and start dreaming about a trip to the Emerald Isle.
The Levine Museum of the New South in Charlotte, North Carolina is a unique museum that looks at the growth of the piedmont region after the Civil War. From farming to textiles to banking, this museum highlights the explosive growth and the racial and economic challenges that have faced the Queen City in recent history. If you're planning a visit to Charlotte, put this museum on your must-see list!
It's the 4th Wednesday of the month so that means I am reviewing a Presidential site today. While many people are familiar with Thomas Jefferson's Monticello, not as many know about his country retreat, Poplar Forest. Read my new review today to learn about his home in the mountains surrounding Lynchburg, Virginia.
You know Patrick Henry’s famous “Give me liberty or give me death!" speech, made at Richmond’s Historic St. John’s Church in 1775. You may not know, however, that the home where he lived while crafting that historic speech is open for visitors and is celebrating its 300th year! Nestled in the rolling hills of western Hanover County, just 30 minutes north of Richmond, his home, called Scotchtown, is an atmospheric place to visit, especially during the month of October. Read my new review today and plan an autumn visit with your family!