Historic Mills Along the Chattahoochee Riverwalk – Columbus, Georgia – 05/05/2021

Historic mills, industrial ruins, repurposed apartments, nature, and art all intertwine to deliver an incredible taste of historic-meets-modern living along…

Chattahoochee Riverwalk / Historic 14th Street Bridge / Phenix City Riverwalk – Columbus, Georgia / Phenix City, Alabama – 05/05/2021

The Chattahoochee Riverwalk is a 15 mile long river front park that traverses the scenic and historic Columbus, Georgia waterfront….

Historic Hotels: Columbus Marriott – Columbus, Georgia – 05/04/2021

One of our “new” favorite things to do is check out Historic Hotels. For my birthday, we spent an evening…

Hiking the Ivy Creek Greenway from The Gwinnett Environmental and Heritage Center to the Woodward Mill Historic Site and Beyond – Buford, Georgia – 03/14/2021

Gwinnett County boasts an extensive park system with lots of hiking and trails. In the Buford area, The Gwinnett Environmental…

Walking Through New Orleans – New Orleans, Louisiana – 12/17/2019

From contemporary urban amenities, through the historic districts, and into quaint neighborhoods, New Orleans is an easily walkable city, loaded…

A Late Night in Rhyolite Historic Site: A Nevada Ghost Town – Rhyolite, Nevada – 12/06/2019

A friend of mine told us about the Death Valley Ghost Town of Rhyolite. The Rhyolite Historic Townsite was a…

Miss Laura's Social Club – Fort Smith Visitors Center – Fort Smith, Arkansas – 12/01/2019

Well, now, it’s not every day you see a “House of Ill Repute” show up on a Family Travel Website!…

Fort Smith National Cemetery – Fort Smith, Arkansas – 12/01/2019

Continuing our experience at Fort Smith National Historic Site, we were led here, to to the Fort Smith National Cemetery….

Fort Smith National Historic Site – Fort Smith, Arkansas – 12/01/2019

Situated along the Arkansas River, the Fort Smith National Historic Site preserves an 80 year span of history in this…

Birmingham Civil Rights Heritage Trail at Kelly Ingram Park – Birmingham, Alabama – 11/30/2019

In the early 1960s, Kelly Ingram Park, in Birmingham, Alabama became the epicenter of our nation’s Civil Rights Movement. Today,…

The Four Spirits Sculpture at Kelly Ingram Park Along the Birmingham Civil Rights Heritage Trail – Birmingham, Alabama – 11/30/2019

The Four Spirits Sculpture at Kelly Ingram Park memorializes the lives lost during the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing on September 15,…

Historic White County Courthouse Museum – Cleveland, Georgia – 06/19/2019

This Historic Courthouse and Museum in the Downtown Square of Cleveland, Georgia is a beautifully maintained building and gorgeous surrounding…

Overton County Courthouse – Livingston, Tennessee – 03/18/2019

Today was a bright, beautiful day on the Upper Cumberland, and it offered a rare moment that I had some…

Exterior of the Minnesota State Capitol Building – Saint Paul, Minnesota – 05/23/2018

Another Bucket List Check on our State Capitols Tour! Check out more of our adventures at Capitol Letters! The Minnesota…

Exploring The Field Museum – Chicago, Illinois – 05/16/2018

The most important thing to keep in mind when visiting The Field Museum in Chicago, is that it is a…

Michigan State Capitol Building – Lansing, Michigan – 05/14/2018

One of Trillian’s favorite things to do is check out Capitol Buildings in each state. It is her personal goal…

I Have a Voice: Tennessee’s African American Musical Heritage Exhibit at Cookeville History Museum – Cookeville, Tennessee – 04/25/2018

Across all genres of music, black people in Tennessee have definitely laid the foundation! Our state really is the epicenter…

Mobile Mardi Gras Park – Mobile, Alabama – 09/25/2017

Mobile Mardi Gras Park may be a newer park on the landscape of Downtown Mobile, Alabama, but be sure to…

Lower Dauphin Street Historic District – Downtown Mobile, Alabama – 09/25/2017

Where historic buildings of ornately styled architecture give way to high-rise hotels, the Lower Dauphin Street Historic District of Mobile,…

A Few Random Shots on Our Dauphin Island Adventures – Dauphin Island, Alabama – 09/25/2017

Dauphin Island has been on my bucket list for a while! Today, we took the Mobile Bay Auto Ferry ride…

Martin Luther King Jr. National Historical Park – Atlanta, Georgia – 06/04/2016

The Martin Luther King Jr. National Historical Park consists of several buildings in Atlanta, Georgia that interpret the deeply moving history of…

Historic Huntsville Depot – Huntsville, Alabama – 04/20/2016

Most kids LOVE trains! Mine always have! The Historic Huntsville Depot has an extensive collection of both indoor and outdoor…

Earlyworks Children’s Museum – Huntsville, Alabama – 04/20/2016

Oh, what a fabulous way to spend an afternoon! Early Works Children’s Museum is a HUGE history museum, focused on…

Guided Workshop Tour and Old-Fashioned Toy Experience – Alabama Constitution Hall Park and Museum – Huntsville, Alabama – 04/20/2016

When visiting Alabama Constitution Hall Park and Museum, be sure to check out their schedule of guided tours and interactive…

Alabama Constitution Hall Park and Museum – Huntsville, Alabama – 04/20/2016

Alabama Constitution Hall Park and Museum is a unit within the Early Works Family of Museums, which also includes Early…

Historic Downtown Richmond – Richmond, Kentucky – 04/09/2016

Historic Richmond, Kentucky has stories to tell from every era of American history! From the earliest Native History, to Daniel…

Lora Blevins Farmstead – Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area – Oneida, Tennessee – 04/04/2016

A lovely day on the Lora Blevins Farmstead in the Bandy Creek region of the Big South Fork National River…

Blevins Cemetery – Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area – Oneida, Tennessee – 04/04/2016

Blevins Cemetery is located on the Lora Blevins Farmstead in the Bandy Creek area of the Big South Fork National…

Autumn in Cades Cove – Great Smoky Mountains National Park – Townsend, Tennessee – 10/26/2012

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park has an intriguing human history that has left its mark on the beautiful land….

The Nina and the Pinta at Volunteer Landing – Knoxville, Tennessee – 11/08/2010

Liberty Bell – Independence National Historical Park – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – 10/11/2010

The Liberty Bell is DEFINITELY one of those absolute American Icons that you HAVE to see at least once in…

Independence Visitor Center – Independence National Historical Park – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – 10/11/2010

Every Philadelphia Adventure starts at the Independence Visitor Center at Independence National Historical Park! Here you can catch Museum Exhibits,…