Paying tribute to 9/11 13 years later

Posted: September 11, 2014 in Featured, Seeing America

There are dozens, if not hundreds, of memorials across the country. They range in size from paintings on the side of a building in Lumber City, Ga., to Hilliard’s First Memorial Park to the “Postcards” memorial on Staten Island.

What to see in Bath, England: Five ideas for exploring the historic city

Posted: September 2, 2014 in Featured, International

Bath has a rich and colorful history. An absolutely charming city, Bath is located roughly 100 miles west of London, making it the perfect destination for a day trip. A tourist destination since the city’s founding during Roman times, Bath today is home to roughly 80,000 residents and sees more than 4.4 million visitors per year.

Five Southeastern getaways for Labor Day weekend

Posted: August 27, 2014 in Featured

For anyone looking for a Southeastern getaway this weekend, it’s not too late. Here are five worthy options.

Seeing the essentials in Paris: Five ideas for a Parisian escape

Posted: August 22, 2014 in Featured, International

Paris is one of the world’s most popular destinations, and for decades “The City of Light” has attracted artists and lovers alike. Here are five ideas of what to see on a trip to Paris.

What to see in England: Six essentials in London and beyond

Posted: August 10, 2014 in Featured, International

England is one of the great destinations for travelers. The country is home to some of the greatest tourist attractions, including stunning churches, prehistoric monuments and iconic structures instantly recognizable worldwide.

The Five: Hanging with the Founding Fathers in Philadelphia

Posted: July 30, 2014 in Featured, Seeing America

The City of Brotherly Love holds a unique place in American history. It was here during the American Revolution that the Founding Fathers met and ultimately signed theDeclaration of Independence in 1776 and the Constitution in 1787. The city’s role in developing the country — and ultimately impacting the course of world history — cannot be overstated.

Betsy Ross: A great story in American folklore

Posted: July 16, 2014 in Featured, Seeing America

The story of Betsy Ross is one of the great American legends. While it’s a great story, it’s most likely just a legend. Most sources indicate the legend entered the nation’s annals of history in the 1870s as the country celebrated its centennial thanks to Ross’ grandson.

A brief history of Bath’s Roman baths

Posted: July 9, 2014 in Featured, International

The Roman Baths for which this southwestern England city is named, are some of the most remarkable Roman ruins outside of Rome itself.

Remembering the smaller battles of the Civil War

Posted: July 5, 2014 in Civil War Trail, Featured, Seeing America

The sesquicentennial of the Civil War is an opportunity to reflect on the horrible fighting that divided our country a century-and-a-half ago, and it’s also an opportunity to explore some of the lesser-known battles.

Atlanta celebrates Fourth of July with Peachtree Road Race

Posted: July 4, 2014 in Featured

The annual running of the world’s largest 10K attracts more than 60,000 participants and at least twice as many spectators. Runners, joggers and walkers replace cars along one of the city’s busiest thoroughfares, the venerable Peachtree Street.