Colonial Williamsburg (Virginia)

The Historic Triangle in Virginia is one of the most important places in American history.  I have already reviewed two of the three sites in the Triangle (Yorktown and Jamestown) and today I am reviewing the last site in the triangle, Colonial Williamsburg.  There is enough to see and do in Colonial Williamsburg to justify spending several days there.  It is a great place to bring the whole family to learn about life in America during colonial times.  From seeing a fife and drum marching band to playing colonial games, your kids will have a fun time in the place “where history never gets old!”

Virginia Capitol (Richmond)

As 2019 draws to a close, we are ending the celebration of the 400th anniversary of the first legislative representative assembly in the New World.  This legislative body, Virginia’s General Assembly, began in 1619 in Jamestown and now meets at the Virginia Capitol in Richmond.  The Capitol is a wonderful place to take your kids to learn about history, government, and the very beginnings of our country. Read my new review today to help you plan your visit!

Poe Museum (Richmond)

Since Halloween is tomorrow, I thought it would be fun to review a spooky historical destination that is kid-friendly and won’t scare little ones.  The Poe Museum, located in Richmond, is a great place to take your kids to learn more about one of America’s best-known writers and to see the oldest house in Richmond. It's a great way to add a little history lesson into a Halloween treat!

Jamestown (Virginia)

Jamestown was the first permanent English settlement in the New World, established in 1607.  This site is now part of the Historic Triangle in Virginia, along with Yorktown and Colonial Williamsburg.  Jamestown is a great place to take your family to learn about life in pre-colonial times, when survival in the New World was not at all secure.  Read my new review today!