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National Civil Rights Museum And Martin Luther King Jr.

Even if you've seen the very special Martin Luther King Memorial in Washington DC, your family should not miss an opportunity to visit "his" museum: The...

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CDC Map of Cornoavirus Hot Zones around the World
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Heads Up! Negative COVID-19 Test Is Required for Travel to the U.S.

Beginning Jan. 26, 2021, a negative COVID-19 test result is required for travel to the U.S. Under a broader

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First Screen from the NPS video tour of historic Gettysburg Battlefield
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The 51 Best Virtual Family Vacation Ideas for Staying Safe During this Pandemic

Don’t worry about safety, budget or logistics with our guide to the best virtual vacation ideas and digital family experiences for the winter and spring of 2021. Virtual travel...

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Screen of virtual tour of Fort Knox in Maine.
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23 Resources for Virtual History Lessons About America

History matters; it informs everything we do whether experienced personally, studied in virtual history lessons or confronted in our travels. American history is a major part of...

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Public artwork like this traffic signal is featured all over the District in Columbia, Missouri.
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Columbia, Missouri is a Cool College Town

We have long been fans of cool college towns and recently visited Columbia, Missouri, a university community with three schools to tour.

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Mount Vernon, on the banks of the Potomac River, boasts beautiful landscaping at any time of year.
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A Historical Weekend In Mount Vernon, Virginia

There's a safe place to step back in time and experience American history, and that's at Mount Vernon. The Mt. Vernon estate is George and Martha Washington's home and farm in...

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License plates nailed to wall.
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Family Car Games – The License Plate Game

It's back to the future with the License Plate Game, one of our favorite car games -- in printable form -- to make road time and the long miles fly by. We've also got game suggestions...

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Wish you were here sign in snow
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America’s Top 10 Snowy Cities

Think you've got it bad? Here is a list of the average annual snowfall in America’s 10 Most Snowy Cities, according to The Weather Channel

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Tourists visiting Rome with extended family
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UK Citizens Will Enjoy Visa-Free Travel Post Brexit

As confusion reigns among UK citizens and many international travelers about European travel post Brexit, let’s look at what we do know.

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Couples on cross country skis glide past steeple of Mackinac Island church.
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Ski Style: Nordic? Cross Country? Ski Touring?

If you love cross country skiing, and want to share your pastime with the kids, these helpful tips will be right up your well groomed alley!

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Couple standing inside a recess in Hocking HIlls State Park, Ohio
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Forest Bathing in Hocking Hills, Ohio

Get familiar with Shirin-yoku, the Japanese concept of forest bathing, to understand the appeal of a walk in the woods in Ohio’s Hocking Hills State Park. Immaculate...

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Court Square in Montgomery, Alabama
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Montgomery Confronts The Legacy of Racism

The city of Montgomery, Alabama has embraced America's legacy of racism and the heroic civil rights struggle with open arms. That big hug is what invites visitors of every skin...

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