When driving along I-95 to Washington, DC, you can't miss the striking spire of the National Museum of the Marine Corps. Read my new review today to learn about one of my children's favorite museums!
The Greenbrier is a classic American resort nestled in the mountains of West Virginia. While many of its activities are focused on leisurely pursuits, history abounds at the resort. Read my new review of its Cold War bunker and the Presidents' Cottage Museum.
A place to help your children understand the sacrifices of our men and women in uniform is the Virginia War Memorial. With its recent renovation and expansion, this is the perfect time to plan a visit.
Daunted by the thought of planning a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks? Read my new 10-day itinerary and take the guesswork out of planning!
A must-do road trip for every family is Virginia. From the earliest English settlers to recent Civil Rights events, Virginia truly is for history lovers!
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!
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!
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!
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.
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.