You don’t need to travel far within the United States to find destinations rich in history. If you’re a hardcore fan or just really enjoy exploring the historic side of our nation’s cities, check out this list of the best cities for history buffs.
Maryland’s seaport city is home to many important historic landmarks from the Fort McHenry National Monument and Shrine to the Inner Harbor. Fort McHenry is the birthplace of the U.S. national anthem, “The Star-Spangled Banner.”
New Orleans is a city steeped in history, from early French and Spanish settlers to the cultural achievements in the performing and culinary arts. The city is the birthplace of jazz. The tradition is upheld today in daily performances and a world-class annual jazz festival.
New York City is home to one of the most iconic immigration stations in the country, Ellis Island. For many citizens, the journey to become an American started there. Ellis Island is still open for history fans to tour. Or travel into the five boroughs to explore the numerous historic sites.
The City of Brotherly Love temporarily served as our nation’s capital during the Revolutionary War. It’s home to many historic sites including the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall, where the signing of the Declaration of Independence took place. It’s also the only U.S. city on the UNESCO list of World Heritage Cities.
Two well-known U.S. landmarks reside in San Francisco: Alcatraz Island and the Golden Gate Bridge. Besides its importance in military history, the city is also an important social and cultural destination.
Step back in time on your visit to Savannah, Ga. The city still boasts stunning antebellum architecture and cobblestoned squares. Stay in the city’s Historic District during your visit.
Travel to Africa can be daunting for those unfamiliar with the culture so different from our home. However, it’s also one of the most rewarding and enriching experiences available to travelers. If you’re unsure where to begin, here are the safest countries on the continent to begin with.
Bleisure — it’s a term we’re all familiar with these days. After all, millennials drive the rising trend, combining business and leisure trips regularly. Take a few days to decompress in a new destination after a hectic schedule of meetings and business.
Being stuck in the middle seat on an airplane is hardly anyone’s first choice, but for travelers who aren’t willing to shell out extra bucks to choose their own seat, the middle seat may be randomly assigned to them. However, there are a few ways to make the most of this situation and breeze through the flight with the most comfortable experience possible.
Along Guyana’s Rupununi River, Karanambu Lodge is an oasis of comfort and compassion in a largely wild region undisturbed by commercial tourism. Guyana is a land rich in biodiversity and Karanambu is dedicated to its conservation, operating as both an eco-tourist lodge and a charitable trust devoted to the preservation of the Rupununi, savannah and waters.
ONCE THE FINAL MEETING WRAPS and the last contract is signed and sealed with a handshake, what’s next? Do you catch a flight back home or do you take advantage of the destination? If your next business trip is to Italy, we suggest adding a few more days to explore the country’s most amazing hot spots. Make time for more than a mouthwater- ing Italian meal in these three cities.