The United States is a large North American country comprised of 50 unique states. Explore below for tips, tricks, and travel destinations around the USA, or choose a specific state or Washington, DC or the US national parks:

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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A Gettysburg Self-guided Driving Tour How to: Easy + Free!

The Battle of Gettysburg was a pivotal turning point in the American Civil War. Known as the High Water Mark of the Rebellion, the bloody battle lasted for three intense days and forever put the small town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania on history’s map. Take a self-guided, free Gettysburg driving tour…

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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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The Complete Guide to Santee State Park

Santee State Park is all about Lake Marion and enjoying the lake life! South Carolina’s largest lake is home to some of the state’s biggest fish. Whether you bring your own boat or rent from the on-site concessionaire, get out on the lake and see what you can find! Swimming…

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Celebrate Presidents’ Day at the 7 Most Famous Presidents’ Homes

Presidents’ Day in the United States is a peculiar holiday. It’s another one of those federal holidays that most people don’t get off of work, yet retailers use as an excuse to run a sale. If you are lucky enough to get the day off, you’ll likely find yourself wondering…

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The Complete Guide to Edisto Beach State Park

Explore one of South Carolina’s oceanfront state parks with a visit to Edisto Beach State Park. Spend the day at the beach, hike all the trails, learn some history of the area, and watch the sun set over the marsh! There’s no better way to spend a day in South…

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The Beautiful Biltmore Gardens: Complete Guide for When to Go & What to See

The Biltmore Estate in Asheville, NC is known primarily for the enormous & beautiful mansion, but the Biltmore Gardens deserve recognition of their own. Frederick Law Olmsted, famed landscape architect of New York’s Central Park, designed the Biltmore gardens and the entire grounds of the Biltmore Estate as well. Olmsted…

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12 Best National Parks to Visit for Black History Month

The first National Parks Free Entry Day of 2021 is MLK Day on Monday, January 18th! What better way to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday in January, or Black History Month in February, than visiting a key site from the Civil Rights Movement? The National Park Service (NPS)…

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