It’s well known that Boston is a historic city filled with significance to the United States of America but not many people know that Boston actually is home to a remarkable 55 National Historic Landmarks. Rather than list them all here, we’ll just give you the run down on some of the most popular ones.
Boston is one of the oldest cities in the United States and remains a economic and cultural hub. The city of Boston was founded in 1630 by Puritan colonists and served as the focal point of the American Revolution, the Boston Massacre and the famed Boston Tea Party. There were also several key battles which […]
New York City is one of the most exciting cities that you are ever going to get a chance to visit in your lifetime. It is where things are happening in the United States today. Celebrities have homes there. Socialites throw parties there. Business deals happen there. Fashion trends are set there. And everyone who […]
Crete is the largest of thirteen Greek islands and is the fifth largest island in the Mediterranean. The island has a history that reaches back to ancient history and has always been a favorite destination due to its incredible natural beauty, the sun drenched beaches, and its reputation as a hub of civilization.
Cradled in an ethereal ocean spray and located only a few yards from the rocky shores of Bali, on the western coast sits the epically breathtaking Pura Tanah Lot Temple. The temple is one of the most sought out destinations on the island. Travelers and locals alike are drawn to the ancient offshore sanctuary, mesmerized […]
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 […]
The city of St. Louis is not only known for one of its landmarks but has earned a nickname based on it, the Gateway City. Although St. Louis is known for The Gateway Arch it’s also home to a huge number of popular landmarks which are very popular with tourists and locals alike.
Detroit immediately brings to mind Motor City and Motown music. This town was once a really happening hotspot and brought a lot to the American culture and its historic attractions prove this by showing locals and tourists how significant Detroit was on shaping America. Art House Art House was originally known as the Elisha Taylor […]
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 […]
Known as the mile high city, Denver is an exciting place to live and visit. Officially situated at 5,280 feet or one mile above sea level, Denver has everything a big city has to offer yet there is a wonderful sense of community and eco-consciousness throughout the region.
The Travel Photo of the Moment is of Dubia in the Fog The Burj Dubai is the tallest structure built by man in the earth’s history. This picture was taken from more than 2,625 feet off the ground. The cost to build the Burj Dubai is believed to be more than $4 billion. Construction on […]
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.
If pyramids excite you and make you feel like traveling, how about a trip to Wisconsin? Believe it or not, the Midwestern state is home to an ancient village and ceremonial complex, complete with pyramidal mounds, from somewhere between AD 1000 to 1300. Not much is specifically known about the group that constructed these pyramids […]
Anyone who has been to San Antonio, Texas has almost certainly been to two places: The San Antonio Riverwalk and The Alamo. And anyone who has been to San Antonio and failed to stop at one of these places should know that they missed out on a great experience. This is particularly true of The […]
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”:
Phoenix, Arizona is blessed with sunny weather, a casual lifestyle, and a plethora of things to do and see. Whether you’re just visiting the city for a few days or are a life-long resident, there’s always something new to experience. Below are just a few Phoenix sightseeing ideas:
San Francisco has remarkably survived through the earliest American inhabitants, Spanish settlements, the gold rush, and some devastating earthquakes and came out on the other side with some of the best tourist destinations in the United States. There are literally hundreds of historical landmarks, national, state and local in San Francisco that can keep a […]
On July 22nd, 1796 the city of Cleveland was officially laid out as the Connecticut Land Company divided up townships and established it capital. Cleveland was initially spelled Cleaveland as it was named after the leader of the Connecticut Land Company, General Moses Cleaveland. Interestingly, Cleaveland stayed to oversee the plan for the future city […]
Cancun, the bustling tourist mecca on Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, offers a collection of beautiful beaches, exciting nightlife, and varied shopping opportunities. But, Cancun offers more than just sun, stores, and discos. Visitors to the resort area can be Mayan ruins, swim with the dolphins, and learn more about Mexican culture. Below are just a few […]