Document with the original laws of baseball
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Library of Congress Baseball Exhibit

The Baseball Americana is a special temporary Library of Congress baseball exhibit. It is housed in the Thomas Jefferson building and runs through summer 2019. As with many of the sites in Washington DC, the Library of Congress does not charge admission. So, you can see Baseball Americana for free! The Library of Congress baseball… Continue reading Library of Congress Baseball Exhibit

Library of Congress Engraved Sign
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Library of Congress Tour

I love tours! So, when planning our trip to Washington DC, I jumped at the chance to take a Library of Congress tour rather than wandering around on our own. The Library of Congress includes 3 buildings on Capitol Hill: The Thomas Jefferson Building, the James Madison Memorial Building, and the John Adams Building. The… Continue reading Library of Congress Tour

Coverdale Bible
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9 Tips for Touring the Museum of the Bible

The Museum of the Bible in Washington DC opened in November 2017. Fortunately, I had the opportunity to tour this new museum. It is truly amazing! There is a lot going on in the Museum of the Bible. It certainly is much more than a museum full of old Bibles. (Although, there are a lot… Continue reading 9 Tips for Touring the Museum of the Bible

Washington Monument and Reflecting Pool
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15 Things to Do in Washington DC

There are so many things to see and do in Washington DC! It is impossible to do them all in one trip! On our recent trip to the nation's capital, I tried to create an itinerary with a variety of activities. This trip was my kiddo's first visit to Washington DC. Quite frankly, I wasn't… Continue reading 15 Things to Do in Washington DC

World War II Memorial Fountain
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How to See the Washington Monuments

If you're going to Washington DC, you've got to see the major monuments. You can tour them on your own. However, unless you plan to read up on each monument, I think a guided tour is the way to go. There are lots of options for guided tours of the Washington monuments... bike or bus...day… Continue reading How to See the Washington Monuments

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Planning a Newfoundland Vacation

Newfoundland and Labrador form the easternmost province of Canada. A trip to Newfoundland includes spectacular scenery, fresh seafood, abundant wildlife, national parks, and quaint coastal communities. For me, this adds up to vacation paradise! Once this Canadian Province landed on my vacation destination radar screen, it didn't take long to start planning our Newfoundland vacation.… Continue reading Planning a Newfoundland Vacation

Newfoundland Cape Spear Sea and Rocks
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Newfoundland’s Cape Spear

Newfoundland's Cape Spear is a unique and historical sight. If your Newfoundland trip includes time in St. John's, I suggest including this stop on your itinerary. Getting To Cape Spear Cape Spear is located about 10 miles (16 km) southeast of downtown St. John’s. If you have a rental car, it is an easy drive… Continue reading Newfoundland’s Cape Spear

The Skull of a Mammoth
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Hot Springs Mammoth Site

There are more things to see and do in the Black Hills of South Dakota than most of us can fit in one trip. However, if you're looking for something truly unique, then don't miss Hot Springs Mammoth Site! This tour is unlike any other tour you've ever experienced. About Hot Springs Mammoth Site Mammoth… Continue reading Hot Springs Mammoth Site

Large concrete dinosaur in the Rapid City Dinosaur Park
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Rapid City Dinosaur Park

The Rapid City Dinosaur Park in South Dakota is one of the area's iconic tourist attractions. It was built in 1936 and is a reminder that dinosaurs once inhabited the area. As a result, many fossils have been found along the ridge. Yes, this attraction is super cheesy. But, who says cheesy can’t be fun?… Continue reading Rapid City Dinosaur Park

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6 Must-See Sights in St John’s, Newfoundland

St John’s is the Capital of the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador. It is also the province's largest city with a population of around 100,000. That number doubles if you consider the surrounding communities. There is so much to see and do in St John's, Newfoundland! I enjoyed my visit, and I hope you… Continue reading 6 Must-See Sights in St John’s, Newfoundland