This month marks the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's First Folio. See one of the rare copies and more at the British Library!
The National Portrait Gallery in Washington, DC combines art and history into a masterpiece of American culture. It's a great place to visit with older kids to see the people they're learning about in history class.
While a footnote of history as the shortest serving first lady, Anna Harrison had an adventurous life. Read my new Booking It Through History: First Ladies post about her life and legacy.
The massive 16th century El Escorial serves as the final resting place of Spain's royalty and also is a palace, school, and monastery. Located outside Madrid, it's a great day trip from the capital city.
Oxford, England with its storied colleges and revered literary sites makes a great day trip from London. Read my new review about planning a visit!
Toledo, Spain is usually mentioned as everyone’s favorite small city and for good reason. This ancient town contains thousands of years of history from the Jewish quarter to the Moorish buildings to the Christian monarchs. It’s a must-see day trip on any visit to Spain!
Use my Spain Travel Guide to plan a family-friendly trip to Spain!
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.
York is England's best preserved medieval city. Learn why you must put it on your itinerary on a trip around Britain!