Category: National Historic Sites

Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site

Visited: August 2018 Duration: 2-3 hours (including a picnic lunch) Accommodations:  Leaving Stowe, Vermont, staying in Conway, New Hampshire.   It was lunch time by the time we arrived in New Hampshire. This park has a great little picnic area in the parking lot….

Women’s Rights National Historical Park

Visited: July 2018 Duration: 1-2 hours Accommodations: Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel We are trekking across New York after spending a few days at Niagara Falls on our way to Maine. This was a fantastic little stop!  There are several historic houses to stop at…

Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historical Site

Visited: July 2018 Duration: 1-2 hours Accommodations: Niagara Falls, Canada (this was a stop off on the way) Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site was a quick stop off on our way to Niagara falls.  We got off to a late start and didn’t…

Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site

Visited: August 2017 Duration: 1-2 hours Accommodations: Medora, North Dakota then drove home Knife River Indian Villages NHS was the last stop on National Park Trip Season 2. It is a little Park Service Site located 60 miles north of Bismark. The park has…

Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site

Visited: August 2017 Duration: 1 hour Accommodations: Rough Riders Inn, Medora, North Dakota (highly recommend) We traveled from Glacier National Park across Montana today and headed into North Dakota to visit Fort Union National Historic Site. Small but worth a stop. We were the…

Grant-Kohrs Ranch

Visited: August 2017 Duration: 2-3 hours Accommodations: Fairmont Hot Springs, Anaconda, Montana A stop between Yellowstone and Glacier to break up the 8 hour drive time was this gem located in Deer Lodge, Montana.  After a fantastic night swimming in a hot springs pool…

Pecos National Historic Park

Visited: March 2018 Duration: 2-3 hours Accommodations: Santa Fe, NM (located 25 northwest of the park) Pecos National Historic park holds years of history. It preserves the archaeological site of a 15th century Pueblo, Spanish missions, the crossing of the Santa Fe Trail, New…

Minuteman Missile National Historic Site

This place was a BLAST!! Get it? A Blast?? But seriously you won’t want to “miss”ile this historic site. We stopped here before we drove through the Badlands.  The park consists of three different sites along Interstate 90, our first stop was the Visitor…

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