Stony Brook, New York

Surprised by the New England feel of Stony Brook, we lingered over museums and parks, soaking in history on our overnight visit to Long Island’s North Shore.

Mission Relaxation

To truly let you unwind, a trip to Mackinac Island needs to be a few days long. Having historic Mission Point Resort as our home base provided us a calm, relaxing stay.

Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello

President Thomas Jefferson’s Virginia home and plantation of Monticello offers a glimpse into the early life of our country, and his role as a Founding Father of the United States.

Seeing Yorktown by Segway

Exploring Yorktown by Segway puts a new spin on the Historic District and waterfront, allowing you to cover ground far more quickly than you would by foot.

The Rockefeller’s Gift

Bassett Hall, from 1753, served as the Rockefeller family’s quiet getaway from socialite life in a Williamsburg they helped transform as a showpiece of Colonial history

Florida and the CCC

Highlands Hammock State Park is home to the Florida CCC Museum, which recounts the story of the Civilian Conservation Corps contributions to Florida, particularly to the state park system.

Taking the Waters at French Lick

One destination, two hotels with classic European spas: in Indiana! Since the 1840s, French Lick and West Baden Springs have welcomed guests taking the waters.

At home with Jefferson Davis

A visit to Jefferson Davis’ home, Beauvoir, in Biloxi, Mississippi, is enhanced by the annual muster of reenactors, both Confederate and Union, for the weekend.

Winging it at the Astoria Column

Perched high on a hill above Astoria, Oregon is a beautiful and intricate memorial built in 1925. You can launch a balsa wood airplane while taking in the view of the Columbia River as it meets the Pacific Ocean.