Step back in time to the court of King Henry VIII at England's Hampton Court Palace. An easy day trip from London, this historical palace is not-to-be-missed on any British tour!
I planned my post today weeks ago before the death of Queen Elizabeth II. This is a good time to learn about Westminster Abbey as it hosts the state funeral of the Queen next Monday.
Visiting the Houses of Parliament in London is an amazing way to walk in history. From the lauded House of Commons to the historic Westminster Hall, these buildings contain over 1,000 years of history.
A trip to London has to include the almost one thousand year old Tower of London. Read my new review to plan your visit to this amazing historical site.
Windsor Castle is a fun place to take your family to learn more about 1000 years of British royal history. It's kid-friendly and has fascinating details sure to impress kids and adults alike!
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day by learning about the quaint Irish coastal town of Kinsale. Your family will love its charming streets and its historic Charles Fort.
Did you know there is a 16th century English Tudor mansion in Richmond, Virginia even though the English colony of Jamestown wasn’t founded until the 17th century? Agecroft Hall and Gardens in Richmond’s West End is a beautiful example of preserving and protecting history and makes a fun outing for families to learn more about Tudor history. Plan your visit today!
The ultimate Presidential site to visit is the White House in Washington, DC. Every President since John Adams has lived in the White House, making it the most historic home in America. From its burning during the War of 1812 to its complete renovation in the 1950s, the importance of the White House building has remained constant. If you are planning a trip to Washington, DC, you need to take your family to see the “people’s house.” Read my new review today to learn how to visit with kids.
Winter is the perfect time to visit a state’s history museum for some educational and indoor fun! Most of these museums are located in the state’s capital and are low-cost or even free. In today's review, I encourage you to visit the North Carolina Museum of History, a good addition to any trip to the state capital of Raleigh. Read my new review today!
Vatican City, the smallest country in the world, is located within Rome, Italy. A trip to Rome is not complete without visiting the magnificent St. Peter’s Basilica and marveling at Michelangelo’s masterpiece in the Sistine Chapel. Read my new review today!!!