Top Landmarks in Baltimore

With two unexpected products, tobacco and sugar, leading the way Baltimore became one of the most important cities in the early years of the United States of America. It’s Baltimore’s proximity to the ocean and convenient shipping routes that really put the city on the map, literally. In 1706 the Port of Baltimore at Locust […]

Historic Landmarks in Rome

Rome, the capital city of Italy, is a cosmopolitan travel destination that is adored by people throughout Europe and around the world. It has some of the world’s best restaurants, some of the most luxurious five star hotels and some of the most interesting new buildings that you’ll find throughout Italy. However, there remains an […]

Historic Landmarks in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is the capital and the largest city in the Netherlands, and quite possibly the best known as well. If you’re headed to Amsterdam take the time to venture out of the right light district and check out some of the fabulous historic landmarks.

Visiting the Eiffel Tower

Originally built as the main entrance for the 1889 World’s Fair, designer Gustav Eiffel could only get a 20-year permit for the structure. At the time, many thought it was an eyesore that clashed with traditional Paris architecture. By 1909 there were calls to tear it down. Yet the tower survived to become a symbol of Paris.

Giant Statues of the World

Recently, movie theaters began exhibiting 3D digital cinema as the next big thing.  But this is really just history repeating itself.  It all goes back, ages ago, to when a caveman walked in with the world’s first sculpture to show off how much greater his work was than all of those old-fashioned cave paintings.  Three […]

Historic Landmarks in New Orleans

New Orleans has gone through some rough times, with Hurricane Katrina wiping out a lot of the history of the city. But believe it or not there are still a huge number of historic landmarks to explore and learn from. The Cabildo The Cabildo was the site of the Louisiana Purchase Transfer ceremonies in 1803 […]

Visiting Saint Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City

If you are visiting New York City then you will want to be certain to visit Saint Patrick’s Cathedral one of the most famous churches in New York City. This splendid piece of architect is located on Fifth Street between 50th and 51st Streets. The cathedral has been recognized throughout history as the center of […]

Changing of the Guard Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace is a marvelous place. The mere sight of this palace is breathe taking. Millions of tourist head to London every year to view the Palace and to experience the Changing of the Guard ceremony.

Top Landmarks in Rome

There are so many landmarks in Rome it’s almost impossible to list all of them, but there are certain landmarks that make Rome such a popular place for tourists. Who can travel to Rome without stopping to see the Colosseum or Trevi Fountain? With a past that stretches back thousands of years it’s no wonder […]

Historic Landmarks in Las Vegas

Gambling casinos, lavish acts and spectacular shows are the things that first come to mind when thinking about a trip to Las Vegas. However, there are enough landmarks and historical sites to keep a history buff or sight seer interested for days. For newer architectural views, the casinos have quite a few extraordinary offerings in […]

Visiting the Liberty Bell

The Liberty Bell can be visited in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania across the street from Independence Hall. This simple bell has been an international icon of independence and freedom for years. The Liberty Bell weighs 2,080 pounds and is twelve feet across at the base. It is comprised of seventy percent copper and twenty-five percent tin. The other five […]

Sightseeing in Denver

This “Mile High City” has 300 days of sunshine. That’s more good weather than Miami or San Diego. And how’s this for fun, Denver has spent $8 billion on new attractions in the last decade including three sports stadiums, a world class aquarium, a downtown amusement park, an opera house, three art museums and doubling […]

Visiting Westminster Palace

Standing stoic on the banks of the River Thames Westminster Palace is the largest government building in the all of the United Kingdom. Between its elaborate walls two houses of English Parliament meet annually to discuss the political landscape of the Britain. The original building was used as the Royal residence during the reign of […]

Visiting The Arc de Triomphe in Paris, France

The Arc de Triomphe is acknowledged as one of the most magnificent arches in existence, and beautiful places in all of Paris France. It sits exquisitely in the middle of the Place Charles de Gaulle, an enormous traffic circle from which 12 streets, including the famed Champs-Elysees, radiate.

Sightseeing in Dallas

A trip to Dallas is sure to leave you fueled with the energy of this big southern city. Only the third largest city in Texas, Dallas is also the ninth largest city in the United States; what can I say, the grow them bigger in Texas.  Founded in 1841, Dallas was formally incorporated as a […]

Historic Landmarks in Baltimore

Baltimore, the largest city in Maryland, sits along the Chesapeake Bay. Established in 1729, it has a rich history, with many sites surving from the American Revolution, War of 1812, and Civil War periods. Below are just a few of Baltimore’s historic landmarks:

Visiting the St. Louis Arch

Known as the St. Louis Arch, Gateway Arch, and Gateway to the West, this famous piece of architecture is at the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial on the banks of the Mississippi river in downtown St. Louis, Missouri. The arch is part of the park’s celebration of the westward expansion of the country between 1803 and […]

Historic San Francisco Mansions

As we’ve said in the past, San Francisco is arguably the most historically significant city on the west coast of the United States.  While the town treasures its history, it especially treasures its historic buildings as so many were lost forever in 1906 from the earthquake and resulting fire , which destroyed most of the […]

Sightseeing in Baltimore

Baltimore, Maryland, just north of Washington DC along the Chesapeake Bay, is filled with interesting and historic sites for visitors of all ages. Below are just a few of the “must-sees” in the “Charm City”:

Visiting the London Tower Bridge

The Tower Bridge in London is one of the most identifiable structures on the globe. The Tower Bridge, which connects The Borough to the center of the Financial District of the City of London, was officially opened in June 1894 by the future king, Edward VII. The original purpose for construction of the bridge was […]