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!
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!
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!
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!
Here's my list of favorite Civil War books for children and teens. What book would you add to the list?
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!
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.
Looking for a small town with lots of history and activities for spring break? Check out Farmville, Virginia!
Every country has a grand home that takes you back in time. In America, it's the Biltmore House. In Ireland, it's the Muckross House. This Victorian home in southwestern Ireland usually has an amazing Christmas experience but while that may be different this year, it should still be on your must-see list when you visit the Emerald Isle, no matter the season!