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.
The U.S. Capitol is a must-see while in Washington, DC. Its new visitor center and museum makes it easy to take your family to the center of American democracy.
Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond, Virginia is the final resting spot for two US Presidents. Read my new review to plan a visit to this picturesque spot along the James River.
Planning a trip to DC but overwhelmed? Read my new review to plan your family's time at the amazing Smithsonian museums along the National Mall!
February is Black History Month, which is a great time to visit these favorite historical spots in Virginia. With over four hundred years of history, there are many important sites in the Commonwealth!
This week marks the 160th anniversary of the Civil War Battle of Fredericksburg. Learn more about the battle and the quaint town of Fredericksburg in my review!
A trip to the Big Easy may seem daunting with kids but it can be a fun and educational trip! Read my new review of New Orleans to learn the best tips for seeing the historical sites with children.
Air and space museums are great places to learn history in a fun way. At the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum - Udvar-Hazy Center near Dulles Airport, your kids can see historic aircraft and a space shuttle in a massive hangar. They'll love it!
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.