Take a beautiful fall trip to Pennsylvania's Lancaster County, a perfect retreat for historical fun! There's so much to see, from a Presidential home to sites from the Underground Railroad.
I love visiting presidential sites and always look for them on my travels. On a summer trip through Pennsylvania, we took some time to visit James Buchanan's Wheatland.
Richmond, Virginia has its own Downton Abbey-like mansion set in a family-friendly park. Maymont is a wonderful place to learn about history while enjoying the outdoors. Read my new review today to plan your visit to this historical site/zoo/aquarium/park!
Saturday marks the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, an event which left every American changed. It’s important to share our personal story of that day with our children to help deepen their understanding of the events. Read my new post for recommendations and resources for broaching this difficult subject with your child.
The National Civil War Museum in Harrisburg, PA is a must-visit museum for Civil War enthusiasts. Its location near the Gettysburg battlefield makes it an easy day trip during a longer stay in Pennsylvania. Read my new review today!
My favorite president is President Abraham Lincoln. I was thrilled to visit his birthplace on our summer road trip. Read my new review of the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park in Kentucky and plan your trip!
World War II is etched in our history books as “the greatest generation” - those who left their family and country to fight for freedom during humanity’s darkest hours. The National WWII Museum in New Orleans, Louisiana is a stunning tribute to make sure we never forget the sacrifices these men and women made so we can be free today. It’s a must-see museum for every American.
When driving through Lexington, KY, you can visit the childhood home of Mary Todd Lincoln. It's one of a handful of exclusively First Lady-related historical sites. Read my new review today!
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.