Category: National Historic Sites

Herbert Hoover National Historic Site

Visited: November 2016 Duration: 2-3 hours The boys visit the U of I every once in a while to get tests done. This park is about 20 minutes away and we took an opportunity on this visit to go and see this park on…

Charles Pinckney National Historic Site

Visited: March 2019 Duration: 1/2 day Accommodations: Charleston, South Carolina   The last stop we have in Charleston was to Charles Pinckney National Historic Site.  What a beautiful place.  We enjoyed this short stop and had a great time working on the Junior Ranger…

Weir Farms National Historic Site

Visited: August 9th, 2018 Duration: 2-3 hours This was a relaxed and fantastic stop coming through Connecticut.  We met up with a travel buddy of mine that I met while on a trip to Vietnam.  We have traveled to Ecuador, Morocco, the Netherlands and…

Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site

Visited: August 2018 Duration: 2 hours Accommodations: Salem Waterfront Hotel and Suites, Salem, MA After a fantastic day in Salem we woke up and got this day going at Saugus Iron Works.  When we arrived, we had a hard time finding anyone. Finally a…

Salem Maritime National Historic Site

Visited: August 2018 Duration: 2 hours Accommodations: Salem Waterfront Hotel and Suites, Salem, MA Our next National Park Service Site visit on this trip was Salem Maritime National Historic Site.  Boy did we have a “Merry time”! This nine acre park has a few things…

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…

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