Historic Landmarks in Boston

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.

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”:

Historic Landmarks in Chicago

Chicago is one of the most modern cutting-edge urban areas in the United States. However, like all modern cities, it only became that way over a long period of time during which a rich and interesting history was developed. You may go to Chicago today to see modern Broadway shows and to eat at the […]

Top Landmarks in New Orleans

Before Hurricane Katrina hit, New Orleans was known primarily as a vacation destination of a rowdy college-aged crowd. The streets filled with partiers each year for Mardi Gras (as they still do) and even the rest of the year found New Orleans with a large population of adventurous young adults out in search of a […]

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 […]

Barcelona’s Magic Fountain of Montjuic

The Magic Fountain of Montjuic is a bit of a misnomer because any magic the fountain might have is due to the engineering prowess of Carles Buigas. Built for the 1929 World Fair, The Magic Fountain of Montjuic was brought from concept to finish in less than a year through the efforts of more than 3,000 workers. 80 years later, the fountain’s “magic” attracts more than 2.5 million visitors who flock to see the water and light show choreographed to music that plays over loudspeakers.

Visiting Alcatraz

One of the most famous prisons in America, Alcatraz no longer houses inmates but still entertains plenty of guests year-round. Because there are so few prisons that you can actually go inside and explore this is a must-see on your next trip to California.

Visiting the Pyramids at Giza

Many people from around the world go to Egypt each year to visit the Pyramids at Giza. Located west of the city area of Cairo sits the Giza Plateau, in a valley near the famous Pyramids. These pyramids display the ancient civilization of Egypt at its best, along with the famous Sphinx.

Sightseeing in Athens

Athens is a city with an almost unbelievable history, having been considered a magical city at one time full of gods and goddesses and actually worshiped. It has been called the birthplace of civilization and where democracy was born. A trip to Athens Greece will fill your mind, body and soul with overwhelming touches of […]

Historic Landmarks in Philadelphia

Philadelphia is a city which often gets overshadowed by other East Coast cities in terms of its important to the United States both historically and today. Although people do realize that there are historic landmarks to see in Philadelphia, they often forget about them because of their attention to the history of New York City, […]

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:

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 […]

Visiting the Colosseum in Rome

History. Architecture. Beauty. Intrigue. All of these words perfectly describe the Roman Colosseum. The Colosseum opened to the public around 1,930 years ago. The Roman Colosseum was originally constructed for the purpose of hosting contests between gladiators and putting forth many other forms of public entertainment. The architectural wonder of Italy eventually became home to […]

Top Landmarks in Chicago

Chicago is such an historic city that even if you live in the city it’s difficult to view all of the landmarks. Your best bet is to select the landmarks that most interest you from our list of the most popular locations.

Top Landmarks in Boston

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 […]

17 New York City Cathedrals, Churches, Synagogue’s and Temple’s

New York City, well known for for being a cosmopolitan melting pot of different cultures, the Big Apple is also home to many beautiful and breathtaking churches, cathedrals and synagogues. From St. Paul’s Chapel where George Washington worshiped, to the iconic St. Patrick’s Cathedral, each of these buildings showcase a diverse rich cultural heritage and architectural styles that […]

Visiting the Great Sphinx of Giza

The Great Sphinx of Giza, Egypt is a stone statue of a reclining lion with a man’s head. It stands on the Giza Plateau in Giza, which is located along the West bank of the Nile river, near modern-day Cairo, Egypt. The Great Sphinx is the oldest existing monolith in the world today, and is […]

Exploring Fremont Street in Las Vegas

Fremont Street in Las Vegas is one of the most famous–and most colorful–streets in the world. Founded in 1905, it was named for American explorer, soldier, and Senator John Charles Fremont. Today the thoroughfare is closed to vehicles to encourage visitors to explore the many attractions there. Here is just a sampling of what you’ll […]

Sightseeing in Cancun

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 […]

Sightseeing in London

When planning your itinerary for a London trip the first two places you think of are the “Changing of the Guards” and “Buckingham Palace.” Both, of course, you must see. However, there is so much more to see, learn and enjoy about London. Did you know about the ravens that live at the Tower of […]