Let's take a 7 day road trip to Virginia for all the historic sites. With so many amazing museums and historic places to discover, you need a travel itinerary. Here it is!
With many free activities to be found in St. Louis, this city is the best place for an inexpensive family vacation. Put these places on your road trip list!
Orange Shirt Day is a Canadian Day that was started to remember First Nation residential schools. Start the conversation with these children's picture books.
Plan an day on your Texas road trip to explore downtown Dallas' museums and a perfect family park. Here's how!
Kadir Nelson is an amazing, multiple award-winning artist who excels in picture books about leaders in African-American history and culture. Each painting in his books are a work of art. Having a collection of Mr. Nelson's books ready to go is a guarantee at an excellent history experience. Check out this list of the best Nelson books and learn how to do artist study while reading great picture books.
just north of Atlanta at the Etowah Indian Mounds State Historic Site. With six earthen mounds, this 53 acre historic site protects the land used from 1000 to 1550 AD by several thousand Native Americans. Start your visit to Etowah at the visitor center and prepare to walk around the site after this introduction to the plaza and three mounds which once held the priest's home, temples, and burial sites.
Learning about JFK is a great way to tie in so much American history. Simplify this task with this book list for kids and adults.
Dive into American history and deeper learning conversations with excellent picture books. Explore the lives of Harriet Tubman, Sojourner Truth, Frederick Douglass, and John Brown to learn the impact they had on Slavery and Black Rights. Black history shouldn’t just be for a month, and this book list will help you make it an essential part of your family and classroom learning.
Just thirty minutes outside of Charleston, is the longest continually working plantation in the country. Boone Hall Plantation in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina is a lovely place to experience real southern history through tours of the house, the farm, the slave quarters, and a presentation on Gullah culture. This is an excellent day trip to learn so much history in a beautiful setting. With this educational guide, you will be better prepared to spend your day and to continue your family learning at home. Just go!
Planning a road trip to Virginia's Colonial Williamsburg? Planning a family trip doesn't have to be overwhelming with these first-hand tips!