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!
This month's First Lady focus was a challenge. Martin Van Buren's wife, Hannah, died almost two decades before he became president. Once he was in office, he didn't have an official White House hostess until his son married a relative of Dolley Madison, Angelica Singleton. Read about both of the Van Buren women in my new post!
Petrified Forest National Park is a hidden gem located near the Grand Canyon and along Historical Route 66. Read my new review to see why it needs to be a stop on your travel itinerary!
For my Booking It Through History: First Ladies focus this month, I learned more about the sad life of Rachel Jackson. The wife of President Andrew Jackson, she died just weeks before his inauguration. Read my new post to learn more about her adventurous and heartbreaking life.
With the new Oppenheimer movie, there is a renewed interest in the little town of Los Alamos. We visited on our spring break and loved learning more about this unusual place in American history.
My Booking It Through History: First Ladies focus for June was Louisa Catherine Adams, the wife of John Quincy Adams. Learn more about this British born first lady who was the toast of Europe in my new post!
Do you have a house museum in your area? They usually have great family-friendly events in the summer. In Richmond, we love the concerts at Wilton House. Read more about this 18th century house that is a great place to learn about over 250 years of history.
The U.S. Capitol is a must-see while in Washington, DC. Its new visitor center and museum makes it easy to take your family to the center of American democracy.
Learn more about the elegant yet reserved Elizabeth Kortright Monroe in my new Booking It Through History: First Ladies post!
Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond, Virginia is the final resting spot for two US Presidents. Read my new review to plan a visit to this picturesque spot along the James River.