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5 Sensational Great Smokey Mountain Trails

Great Smoky Mountains is by far the country's most visited national park. (It beat Zion by almost 9 million visitors!) This park is known for its biodiversity. On your next visit, be sure to check out these 5 Smokey Mountain trails. Hiking is a fantastic way to experience the park's extraordinary plant and animal life.… Continue reading 5 Sensational Great Smokey Mountain Trails

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5 Fabulous Finds at the National Museum of American History

Washington DC is overflowing with incredible museums. One of my favorites is the Smithsonian National Museum of American History. This museum is loaded with remarkable artifacts from America's past. Visitors can spend hours discovering this museum's unique mix of treasures. While you're there, keep a look out for these 5 fabulous finds. 1. Appomattox Furniture… Continue reading 5 Fabulous Finds at the National Museum of American History

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Plimoth Patuxet Museums

Plimoth Patuxet Museums is located in Plymouth, Massachusetts, about an hour's drive from Boston. The museum opened in 1947 is dedicated to telling the story of the Pilgrims, native people, and their lives in this historic town. Plimoth Patuxet includes multiple sites to explore. Visitors can purchase tickets for all or select areas. If you… Continue reading Plimoth Patuxet Museums

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A Day in Boston

Boston, Massachusetts is a unique city with a distinct character. There is so much to Boston, Massachusettes is a unique city with a distinct character. There is so much to see and do. I wish I'd had a week or more to spend in Beantown, but unfortunately, that wasn't the case on this trip since… Continue reading A Day in Boston

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Independence Hall Tour

Independence Hall in Philadelphia is where America was born. The founding fathers signed both the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution within these walls. The only way to enter this historic building is on a guided Independence Hall tour. Independence Hall in Philadelphia was initially built to serve as Pennsylvania State House. However, the Pennslyvania… Continue reading Independence Hall Tour

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Thanksgiving in Plymouth

The pilgrims first set foot in Plymouth Harbor in Massachusetts in 1620. One year later, the pilgrims and Wampanoags Indians celebrated the harvest with a feast in November, the first Thanksgiving Day. Four hundred years later, spending Thanksgiving in Plymouth is a fantastic way to observe this holiday devoted to giving thanks. The town of… Continue reading Thanksgiving in Plymouth