February is Black History Month, and there are many historical sites you can visit (both in person and virtually) to learn more about Black history. Check out my new post today for a list of sites to see, and make plans to view with your children during this month!
Today is International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Find a way to learn about the Holocaust survivors in your own community. In Richmond, Virginia, we are lucky to have a fantastic and moving museum, the Virginia Holocaust Museum. Read my new review of it today.
With International Holocaust Remembrance Day coming up next week, this is a good time to learn about the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Located in Washington, DC, this museum provides an age-appropriate way for children to learn about the Holocaust and its long-lasting effects. Read my new review of the museum today! Image provided by US Holocaust Memorial Museum, Photographer Timothy Hursley
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.