Mountain biking to the tip of the Keweenaw Peninsula means the opportunity to see what remains of the Keweenaw Rocket Range launch site.
When we got wind of a rocket launch site at the tip of the Keweenaw Peninsula, it was time for another off-road adventure.
Taking on a history-rich segment of Michigan’s Iron Ore Heritage Trail was satisfying as a bike ride and as a cultural immersion. Now if only I’d stayed on the trail…
A duo of state parks near Manistique – Palms Book and Fayette – showcases two very different periods of Michigan history in two outstanding natural settings.
At McGulpin Point Lighthouse on the Straits of Mackinac, we unfolded layers of history surrounding not just the site but the docent on duty, Eric Klein, who has a passion for Great Lakes history.
Preservation of the rich mining history of Mineral Point, Wisconsin, traces its roots to a couple who decided to restore miners’ cottages by opening a restaurant called Pendarvis.
Ponce de Leon, it seems, was a short fellow. In Punta Gorda, Florida, you’ll find pint-sized statues, murals, and even the Fountain of Youth to recollect his 1513 visit to Charlotte Harbor.
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.
Founded in 1753, the British Museum is the world’s first national public museum. Filled with priceless antiquities, it is a must-see on your next trip to London.
On our visit to Yorktown, I saw the city as the French first did in 1781, when the fleet of Admiral De Grassein arrived to support General Washington’s attack on Yorktown.
It’s not often that you get a behind-the-scenes look at a museum before it opens. The new 80,000 square foot American Revolution Museum at Yorktown should open later this year.
Taking a 6-hour tour from Laughlin, Nevada to the (original) London Bridge in Arizona is quite a commitment of time, but a fascinating Colorado River journey.