While in Nashville, take a trip one hour south to visit one of the most well-preserved presidential sites, the President James K. Polk Home and Museum. The 11th president is often forgotten but was fascinating!
This month marks the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's First Folio. See one of the rare copies and more at the British Library!
The National Portrait Gallery in Washington, DC combines art and history into a masterpiece of American culture. It's a great place to visit with older kids to see the people they're learning about in history class.
I love visiting presidential and first lady historical sites. I checked off the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum on my last trip through the cute mountain town of Staunton, Virginia.
While in Barcelona, the Sagrada Família cathedral is a must-see. Along with Park Güell, it's the best representation of the city's unique architecture designed by native son, Antoni Gaudí.
While a footnote of history as the shortest serving first lady, Anna Harrison had an adventurous life. Read my new Booking It Through History: First Ladies post about her life and legacy.
While visiting the bustling metropolis of New York City, you can also visit the birthplace home of President Theodore Roosevelt. It's an easy add-on to any trip to the city!
The massive 16th century El Escorial serves as the final resting place of Spain's royalty and also is a palace, school, and monastery. Located outside Madrid, it's a great day trip from the capital city.
Oxford, England with its storied colleges and revered literary sites makes a great day trip from London. Read my new review about planning a visit!
Toledo, Spain is usually mentioned as everyone’s favorite small city and for good reason. This ancient town contains thousands of years of history from the Jewish quarter to the Moorish buildings to the Christian monarchs. It’s a must-see day trip on any visit to Spain!