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So you're in San Francisco and
you're looking to visit what the locals call “The Rock”. Anything you
need to know? In short, yes. Aside from its extensive history as a
military barracks, ...
Washington DC has its fair share of things to do, but for the history buff and monument fanatic, DC is a playground of elephantine proportions. From the White House and Capitol Hill, to the ...
The National Mall is the open green space between the U.S. Capitol and the Washington Monument . Four rows of elm trees line either side that are in front of the Smithsonian Museums , East and ...
The Battle of Gettysburg, the architecture of Thomas Jefferson, General Washington’s mausoleum; it would be a shame to visit DC and miss out on all the surrounding area has to offer. Consider ...
Long gone are the days when the Puritans and Pilgrims walked the cobbled streets of the small peninsula of what is now bustling Boston. Today, however, the knowledgeable amateur historian need not ...
To some, Washington DC means white marble, verdant lawns, and the colorful, ritualistic pageantry of American politics: the Capitol dome; limousine processions on Inauguration Day; the mournful, ...
Written by RobC, New Zealand, October 2010
I've been to Alcatraz three times now and it gets better each time. The new audio tour is real good, the quality is amazing because the voices are real former prisoners and guards, and the Parks ...
Written by Jeff, Australia, October 2010
Angel Island is a beautiful park within San Francisco Bay. Access to the island is by private boat or public ferry from San Francisco, Tiburon or Vallejo. Once on the island you can hike or ride ...
Written by Jessica F, March 2013
Those visiting Washington D.C. who are interested in the arts — particularly Shakespeare — may want to spend a few hours exploring the Folger Shakespeare Library.This independent research library is ...
Written by Washington DC Expert:Vera, USA, September 2011
Yes, things do seem to be winding down in Washington
for the season (How can you tell? Because I’ve gotten a chance to write
again!), but that doesn’t mean the fun is over. I actually think ...
Written by Sherry Ott, September 2012
When I discovered the Viator VIP: Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty and 9/11 Memorial
I decided it was time to really see my city’s landmarks. After all, New
York City is all about ...
Written by Kyle, USA, December 2012
When it comes to experiencing Hawaii ’s
history and culture most visitors might expect to find it at a luau.
Though luaus can indeed provide cultural insights—cooking a pig in an
Written by Halifax Expert: Andy, USA, March 2012
The year 2012 marks the 100th anniversary of the infamous sinking of the ill-fated HMS Titanic. And the historic city of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada has a particular connection. The ocean liner left ...
Written by Natalie Grant, USA, October 2011
He sported one of the most recognizable beards in American history, but there’s more to Abraham Lincoln than the famous “Four score and seven years ago.” Not only was he the tallest President (6’4”), ...
Written by Natalie Grant, USA, March 2012
“Libraries are the one American institution you shouldn't rip off.” -Barbara Kingsolver
Can't argue with that – especially because Washington DC's Library of Congress, which is the largest ...
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