How to Hike to Hams Bluff Lighthouse: Easy Hike + Beautiful Views!

Where is this trailhead?! The Hams Bluff Lighthouse once stood sentinel on the north shore of St Croix, US Virgin Islands, aiding ships around the coast. Now, the lighthouse may be in ruins but the views are still phenomenal! Finding the trailhead, however, is a little strange if you’re used…

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Antietam Battlefield Tour Stops: An Easy Day Trip with a Self-Guided Driving Tour

Explore an integral part of American history with an easy day trip to Antietam National Battlefield in Maryland! The Battle of Antietam, an American Civil War conflict also known as the Battle of Sharpsburg, is still today the single bloodiest day in American military history. A self-guided driving tour features…

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An Appomattox Court House Virtual Tour: How to Explore from Home (for Free!)

Visiting Appomattox Court House National Historical Park in Virginia is a unique look back in time to when the United States was at its most divided. This tiny town in Virginia would see the end of the Confederacy and the continuation of the US as one country. An Appomattox Court…

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Hiking Trails in Congaree National Park: Which is Best for Your Fitness Level?

Hiking is the best way to see everything in Congaree National Park. Even though this park is just 30 minutes from downtown Columbia, South Carolina, it feels rural and isolated. The park protects 27,000 acres of hardwood bottomland forest and all the wildlife that call this area home. What does…

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Top 5 Best Plantations to Visit near Charleston, SC

Charleston, South Carolina is the USA’s new favorite vacation destination, hosting everyone from bachelorette parties, couples, and families and catering to history buffs, foodies, and sun worshippers. There’s so much to do in this laid-back Southern city that it can be overwhelming to plan a trip here. So today, let’s…

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