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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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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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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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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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Motorcycle driving past Courthouse formation at Arches National Park, Utah
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Scenic Road Trips From Moab Utah

Avoid the desert heat and enjoy beautiful Moab, Utah and the surrounding region from the comfort and safety of your own car with these easy to follow scenic road trips.

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Airline pilots wear face masks in the cockpit of a United flight.
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This Will Make Flying Safer

We really don’t have a way to make flying safer for you in the age of coronavirus, but it's a big topic as leisure air travel increases daily. As of November, U.S. passenger...

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3 Great Florida Beach Towns to Celebrate New Year’s Eve

A family vacation for a Florida New Year's can be a low-cost, beachside adventure with hiking, biking and plenty of outdoor attractions. The cities and quaint oceanside towns dotting...

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Man in face mask stands with selected Christmas Treet at u-pick farm.
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Christmas Tree Farms: Where and How to Harvest Your Own Tree

Family excursions make the holidays special, so why not take the kids to harvest your own tree at a Christmas tree farm this winter? We make it easy...

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