If your travels take you through a state capital, be sure to check out the state's history museum. In Tennessee, the new Tennessee State Museum is one of the best I've visited!
As we begin the 2021 holiday season, now is a perfect time to visit historic homes to see holiday decor and hear stories of how those from history celebrated the season. One of my favorite places to visit this time of year is Historic Westover, one of the most beautiful 18th century homes in Virginia. Located along the James River, visiting its grounds and taking a tour of the home is a wonderful way to learn more about the earliest history of our country with your family.
Tomorrow is Veterans Day. A meaningful way to celebrate our brave men and women of the US Army is to visit the National Museum of the United States Army near Washington, DC. It’s one of the most interactive and immersive museum experiences for kids and adults. Plan your trip today!
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.
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!
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!
Sometimes historical ruins are the perfect places to absorb history while letting your kids run in nature. Read my new review of Historic Polegreen Church and learn more about this atmospheric place perfect for a springtime picnic.
The Boston Tea Party took place 247 years ago this month, lighting the spark that led to the American Revolution. Read my new review today of the immersive and hands-on museum, the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum. It's a must-see attraction on any trip to Boston! Photo Credit: Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum
It's the 4th Wednesday of the month so that means I am reviewing a Presidential site today. While many people are familiar with Thomas Jefferson's Monticello, not as many know about his country retreat, Poplar Forest. Read my new review today to learn about his home in the mountains surrounding Lynchburg, Virginia.
You know Patrick Henry’s famous “Give me liberty or give me death!" speech, made at Richmond’s Historic St. John’s Church in 1775. You may not know, however, that the home where he lived while crafting that historic speech is open for visitors and is celebrating its 300th year! Nestled in the rolling hills of western Hanover County, just 30 minutes north of Richmond, his home, called Scotchtown, is an atmospheric place to visit, especially during the month of October. Read my new review today and plan an autumn visit with your family!